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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 27 April, 2015

Other - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Blow for Louth’s Ciaran Byrne after promising start to AFL career

There’s better news for Zach Tuohy though.

A blind kid who once inspired a college football team may end up playing for them

Jake Olson’s story shows that maybe anything is possible.


Other - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Ronnie O’Sullivan has responded to shoes-gate

The player thanked World Snooker Championship director Mike Ganley for his assistance.

We’ll Leave It There So: Jamie gets nominated, Irish hooker almost loses an ear and all today’s sport

Also, Ronnie O’Sullivan had some shoe-related issues at the World Championship.

‘I’m in great spirits, no negative thoughts’ – The latest update on Robbie McNamara’s recovery

Jockey needed spinal surgery following a horrific racing accident at Wexford.

Has there ever been a stranger hole-in-one prize in world golf?

Top marks to the China Open for this unique offering.

Other - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Norwegian golfer nails an over-the-shoulder trick shot

We don’t know why Mathias Schjoelberg is doing this, but we like it.

The 18 year-old Irish cyclist who met Eddy Merckx after a heroic race … and what he said Fast Eddie This post contains videos
The cast for the new ‘Battle of the Sexes’ tennis film looks great Battle Of The Sexes This post contains videos

The cast for the new ‘Battle of the Sexes’ tennis film looks great

Emma Stone and Steve Carell? We’re sold.

Floyd Mayweather says he’s better than Muhammad Ali

A confident Floyd Mayweather declared his belief that he is better than boxing great Muhammad Ali.

Can you identify the sporting year from these iconic moments?

Do you know your 1995s from your 1996s?

No cans by the canal for BOD, he’s hanging out with other sporting legends in Dubai Fun In The Sun This post contains images

The definitive ranking of Fr. Ted’s best sporting moments

Everything from Dougal’s knowledge of Italian footballers to Jack’s days a volleyball coach.

7 podcasts that will make your commute that little bit more bearable

Bored on the commute to work? Check out our list of essential sport listening on the net to brighten up your day.

Other - Monday 20 April, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Rugby injury woes, hurling final for Thurles and all today’s sport

It’s your daily helping of sporting goodness.

Struggling Chicago Cubs pitcher finds an ingenious way around his throwing ‘yips’

We can guarantee you’ve never seen anything like this before.

Freddie Roach says preparing Pacquiao for Mayweather bout saves him from suicide

The trainer thinks his Parkinsons medication causes suicidal thoughts.

Here we go again: Tim Tebow is coming back to the NFL

The Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly offering Tebow his last chance at an NFL career.

Irish teen Bertram Allen finishes third at the World Cup Final in Vegas

Olympic champion Steve Guerdat did just enough to hold off the Wexford teen.

Other - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Sports Film of the Week: Legendary Nights – The Tale of Hagler v Hearns Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Legendary Nights – The Tale of Hagler v Hearns

Got half an hour to spare? You’ll enjoy this.

9 of the best images from another busy week of sport Snap Happy This post contains images

9 of the best images from another busy week of sport

From Croke Park to Augusta and Madrid…

Which dastardly fictional sporting villain are you?

You’re a dirty rotten cheat, but which one?

Liverpool snap up Irish starlet Kelleher

The teenage shot-stopper is understood to have signed a four-year contract with the Reds after impressing with the Boys in Green and Ringmahon Rangers.

Ireland’s Leona Maguire wins major US college golf title

The 20-year old from Cavan continues to make waves in the States

Ireland has a new highest-ever finisher in the world’s toughest marathon

Irish runner Ciaran Dunne tells The42 about preparing for and running in the event.

After 2-year drugs ban, Westmeath’s Martin Fagan posts Olympic qualifying time in Zurich

Long distance runner took performance-enhancing EPO in a desperate attempt to reach London 2012.

BOD’s chocolate shame and the Beckham brothers – It’s the sporting tweets of the week!

Riddick Bowe, Shay Given and Ken McGrath also make the cut.

Olympic medallists Paddy Barnes & Michael Conlan qualify for Rio 2016

The Belfast pair will look to claim more medals in Brazil after their star-showing at London 2012.

Transylvania set to represent Ireland at the 5-a-side World Cup

The team is made up of players from Romania and Portugal and will compete against 47 other countries.

What it’s like to run a marathon in North Korea and the week’s best sportswriting

We’ll also learn how judging an MMA fight works.

Other - Saturday 18 April, 2015

‘I’m unhappy with Toure’s performances,’ admits Pellegrini Nono This post contains a poll

‘I’m unhappy with Toure’s performances,’ admits Pellegrini

The 31-year-old has struggled to replicate last season’s dominant displays but the Chilean insists that the Ivorian midfielder remains a key part of his squad.

Paul O’Connell will melt your phone – it’s Comments of the Week

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