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#Business end

# business-end - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Try-hungry Black Ferns enjoying life in Ireland, but focus is firmly set on end goal

Tomorrow’s pool decider against Canada will be much more of a test than their opening two clashes.

# business-end - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Fourth successive semi spot on the line for Dublin, Déise drive, and Armagh look to unlock the Kingdom

There’s an All-Ireland quarter-final double-header down for decision in Nowlan Park today.

# business-end - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Cavan poised for tough Déise test as All-Ireland championship heats up

Mona Sheridan’s side face Waterford, with a quarter-final spot against Dublin on the line.

# business-end - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Clontarf and Cork Con set up repeat of last year's decider

Young Munster and Lansdowne fell at the semi-final stage today.

# business-end - Monday 7 November, 2016

Sarsfields' missed opportunity, O'Callaghan's frightening talent and other club hurling talking points

Glen Rovers also added to the magic of this year’s championship by reaching their first Munster decider in 40 years.

# business-end - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

'There are a lot of high-achievers at this club and silverware is our bottom line'

As the season comes to a head, Leinster are aiming to finish strongly and claim a fifth Pro12 title.

# business-end - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

21 months later: Jerome Garces will take charge of Saracens v Ulster

Nigel Owens will take charge of Munster’s postponed trip to Paris.

# business-end - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

We now know the 16 clubs through to the Champions League knockout stages

Three of four Premier League clubs have made it out of the groups with Man United dropping into the Europa League.

# business-end - Monday 5 October, 2015

Headache for O'Neill as injuries stacking up on a massive week for Ireland

Seamus Coleman, Cyrus Christie and Marc Wilson are doubts for the visit of Germany this week, while several others are definitely missing.

# business-end - Thursday 17 September, 2015

POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016? Road To France This post contains a poll

POLL: Will Ireland qualify for Euro 2016?

Martin O’Neill names his squad for the make-or-break qualifiers against Germany and Poland this afternoon.

# business-end - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

'Win our next 3 games and the first half of the season is forgotten' -- Gordon D'Arcy

Leinster have “made things hard” for themselves, but the veteran centre refuses to lose heart when the Champions Cup final is a step away.

# business-end - Friday 27 March, 2015

Leinster come from 20 down to share eight tries in thrilling draw with Glasgow

Last year’s finalists both take three points from a brilliant match.

# business-end - Friday 6 March, 2015

Stakes couldn't be higher for Ireland as race for quarter-finals hots up

It’s not quite make-or-break yet but the significance of tonight’s game against Zimbabwe cannot be understated.

# business-end - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Here are the last 16 teams through to the Champions League knockout stages

Manchester City joined Chelsea and Arsenal as the three Premier League teams into next Monday’s draw.

# business-end - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Encore for Cullen and O’Driscoll the major motivator for Leinster — McGrath

Leinster’s international want to finish the season top of the pile, and that means beating Edinburgh,

# business-end - Friday 11 April, 2014

9 reasons to get PUMPED about this weekend's Pro12 action

Three provinces are done with the Heineken Cup for good, but domestic league coming to the boil nicely.

# business-end - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Road To Rio - What European teams can still qualify for the World Cup?

Here’s the state of play in the nine groups ahead of the last two rounds of games.

# business-end - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Race For Sam: The 8 teams left in the hunt for September glory

The aspirations of the remaining sides competing in the All-Ireland senior football championship are assessed.

# business-end - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin on the brink of glory

Also, time to find out who the fastest man in the world is. No pressure.

# business-end - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Na takes narrow lead into the final day at Sawgrass

Kevin Na leads Matt Kuchar by one shot after three rounds of The Players Championship.

# business-end - Monday 24 October, 2011

Barstooler: Five things we learned from this weekend's League of Ireland action

As we enter the final week of domestic action, the picture is becoming a little bit clearer in both the Premier and First Divisions of the Airtricity League.

# business-end - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Trap awaits another date with destiny

“We have only done 50% of the job because there is now the play-off,” the Italian said after Ireland’s crucial 2-1 win.

# business-end - Friday 7 October, 2011

As it happened: Andorra v Ireland

Andorra may be one of the worst teams in the world but they’ve proved proficient at blocking out big teams. Would Ireland be frustrated on a huge night? Find out here.

# business-end - Monday 3 October, 2011

The Happy Camper: the long and winding road...

It’s the morning after the night before and the lads head out for a bit of a bird-watch. Literally.

# business-end - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Baddeley, Mahan tied for the lead at East Lake

“I honestly didn’t think that was a possibility,” Mahan said after holing a 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th for a 66.

# business-end - Friday 19 August, 2011

Airtricity: Bohs look to keep up momentum as Derry visit Dalymount

A look ahead to Friday evening’s action in the Airtricity Premier Division…

# business-end - Thursday 21 July, 2011

We've just been handed the Galway team-sheet

John McIntyre has named his side to face Davy Fitzgerald’s Déise this weekend.