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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 30 March, 2015

Other - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

A great few days for Irish sport just got even better

Olympians Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe enjoyed success in Cairo on Monday evening.

Is this the most unlikely tag team in WWE history?

We wonder what Snoop’s finisher would be?

Other - Monday 23 March, 2015

Happy with Masters prep, Rory McIlroy is gunning for the career grand slam Augusta This post contains a poll

Happy with Masters prep, Rory McIlroy is gunning for the career grand slam

World number one Rory McIlroy turned his focus to the Masters with satisfaction after his performance at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

From TheJournal.ie Mexican wrestling is in mourning after one of its star performers died in the ring Lucha Libre

Mexican wrestling is in mourning after one of its star performers died in the ring

It took almost two minutes for the fight to stop so the 35-year-old wrestler could get medical attention.

‘LVG doesn’t like players running with the football’ – Herrera

The £28.9 million signing struggled to adapt to the Dutchman’s philosophy in the opening months of the season.

Exercise of the week – Pendulum swings

Time to work off some of that Paddy’s Day excess.

Other - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Sports film of the week: Millionaire Gaming Prodigies

Our sports film of the week is a documentary following the explosion of eSports in South Korea

17 brilliant pictures from a great week of sport Snap Happy This post contains images

Stringer just doesn’t look right with hair! It’s the comments of the week

Plus, the real reason why Sepp Blatter refused to partake in a Fifa Presidential debate.

Shane Lowry hustled by Pádraig Harrington – It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring a flock of sheep basking in Schools Cup glory.

The science behind Fernando Alonso forgetting 20 years of his life after a crash

The F1 driver thought he was a teenage kart driver.

‘I thought if I could help just one person be comfortable with themselves, that would be an accomplishment’

Irish hockey star Nikki Symmons came out publicly last year. Now she’s been nominated for a distinguished international award for inspiring young people.

‘The competition in this country is far greater’ – The Brodge on LVG’s influence at United so far

Louis van Gaal has grasped the problems of Premier League management ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Liverpool, says Brendan Rodgers.

Other - Saturday 21 March, 2015

One of Ireland’s best medal hopes for Rio 2016 secured qualification today

If this day couldn’t get any better for Irish sport.

14 thoughts everyone has about gym guilt

Shouldn’t you be somewhere?

‘The numbers always tell the truth’ – Mourinho defends Chelsea’s penalty conspiracy article

‘The numbers always tell the truth’ – Mourinho defends Chelsea’s penalty conspiracy article

Jose says there was no agenda behind an article on the club’s website this week.

Keeping salt to a minimum and 9 other essential diet tips to live by Fyi

Keeping salt to a minimum and 9 other essential diet tips to live by

There’s no one size fits all when it comes to dieting and eating healthy.

Other - Friday 20 March, 2015

After 8 years in charge, Phil Simmons is no longer the Irish cricket coach

As expected, the Trinidadian is headed for the West Indies.

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland prepare for Scots, Champions League QF draw and all today’s sport

We also have news on Conor McGregor and the sheep in Roscrea.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Have you been paying attention?

Lance Armstrong met with USADA in a bid to get his ban cut

Armstrong and Travis Tygart met for six hours. And they weren’t watching box sets.

Van Gaal: Man United will be my last job in football

The Dutchman plans to win the Premier League before calling time on his career.

Other - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe

Dynamo Kiev overturned a first-leg deficit to beat the Toffees 6-4 on aggregate in the Europa League’s last 16.

We’ll Leave It There So: Ó Sé out, Fitzgerald in and all today’s sport

Need to catch up? We’ve got more Thursday news than you can shake a huge stick at.

Other - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Messi provides masterclass but finds Hart at his best as Barca send Man City out

Ivan Rakitic scored to hand the Catalan giants a 1-0 win with Sergio Aguero missing a penalty for the visitors.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Schumacher’s son involved in 100mph crash in Germany Formula 4

Michael Schumacher’s son involved in 100mph crash in Germany

Mick Schumacher was not harmed in the incident.

How well do you remember the 1995 sporting year?

Do you know your Jos Verstappens from your Johnny Herberts?

We’ll Leave It There So: Clare hurlers speak out, Paulie loves a Bounty and all today’s sport

Also, there were some interesting developments regarding the Six Nations trophy presentation ahead of this weekend.

Basketball coach phones Jesus to ask about odds of winning a game, Jesus hangs up on him

They don’t call it March Madness for nothing.

Could the Irish cricket team soon have an Ashes and World Twenty20 winning coach in charge?

Cricket Ireland has confirmed current boss Phil Simmons is in talks with the West Indies.

‘I’m not that bothered by the World Championships’ – Ronnie O’Sullivan

The world number three says the event is just too long.

Can the hero of ‘Moneyball’ make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?

The club’s front office has heavy American ties and has turned to the Oakland Athletics’ general manager to help out.

Other - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

We’ll Leave it There So: Shefflin wins 13th All-Ireland, Roscrea secure cup and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, a police chief has admitted to causing 96 deaths at Hillsborough.

From TheJournal.ie These brave souls will represent Ireland at the international ice swimming championships From Russia With Chilblains
NFL player retires at age 24, says football isn’t ‘worth the risk’ in groundbreaking decision NFL

NFL player retires at age 24, says football isn’t ‘worth the risk’ in groundbreaking decision

“I just want to live a long healthy life, and I don’t want to have any neurological diseases or die younger than I would otherwise,” he said.

Lance Armstrong’s Tour ride ‘disrespectful’ says cycling chief

Armstrong has signed up to take part in the charity event, organised by former England football player Geoff Thomas.

17 times sports made us incredibly proud to be Irish

And don’t worry, it’s not all Italia 90.