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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 28 March, 2015


# coybig - Yesterday’s News

‘It’s not as bizarre as everyone thinks’ – Brady on early recovery from fall ‘down a hole’

The Hull City winger says he is ready to give ’110%’ if called upon by Martin O’Neill this weekend.

# coybig - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Ireland’s U17s have qualified for the European finals after a dramatic final day

Tom Mohan’s men are into this year’s tournament in Bulgaria despite losing 1-0 to Poland.

# coybig - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Five years ago, Harry Arter was stuck in the Conference. Now he’s eyeing up an Ireland debut

Work hard and don’t rest on your laurels – that’s Harry Arter’s recipe for success.

Henry: I told Irish players I handled ball and I was vilified by press

‘I spoke honestly – it was a reflex. A reflex by a competitor, just like when you reach out for the ball on the line when your goalkeeper is beaten.’

# coybig - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Finders keepers? There was more talk today about who will play in goal for Ireland

“It’s the manager’s decision and there’s nothing I can do,” says David Forde.

A Premier League cult hero is now Ireland’s U21 goalkeeping coach

Carlo Cudicini is working with Ireland ahead of their opening European Championship qualifier.

# coybig - Monday 23 March, 2015

‘We’re not going to go around two-footing one of them so you’ll get a game’

Competition for the Ireland number one jersey is fierce — just not that fierce, says Shay Given.

He’s scored more league goals than Costa and Kane – but Murphy still needs to impress

Ipswich striker hoping to carry over his club form and catch Martin O’Neill’s eye.

Who’s here, who’s not, and who’s carrying a knock? The latest from Ireland’s training camp

Martin O’Neill took charge of his first training session of the week in Malahide this morning.

‘You can’t have forever and a day to make your mind up’ – Townsend urges Grealish to commit

Villa youngster can have the same kind of impact as Spurs sensation Harry Kane, says Andy Townsend.

Jack Grealish: ‘Hopefully next year, I’ll be back playing again for Ireland’

The Aston Villa midfielder has been on hiatus from the international scene.

# coybig - Sunday 22 March, 2015

John O’Shea named Republic of Ireland’s Senior Player of the Year

Some delight for the centre-back in what’s been a difficult top-flight season for him.

Seamus Coleman nets for Everton as the Merseysiders get the better of QPR

A 3rd league goal of the campaign for the right-back.

# coybig - Friday 20 March, 2015

Kevin Doyle signs for MLS side Colorado Rapids

31 year-old striker will move to America at the end of the Championship season.

# coybig - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Let’s forget about Harry Kane for Ireland, he’s after getting an England call-up

It’s not going to happen, we must accept that now.

# coybig - Sunday 15 March, 2015

# coybig - Thursday 12 March, 2015

No surprise that Robbie’s still going – ‘He has that strength of character to survive’

Robbie’s former teammate David Bentley is bemused at the notion that Keane divides opinion.

Who is Ireland’s new midfielder Harry Arter?

We give you the lowdown on the latest player to be named in Martin O’Neill’s squad.

# coybig - Monday 9 March, 2015

# coybig - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Zimbabwe captain refuses to blame Mooney for controversial dismissal

‘You’ve take his word for it,’ said Brendan Taylor after Ireland’s Cricket World Cup win.

Ireland hold their nerve in another nail-biter to boost chances of reaching quarter-finals

Alex Cusack was the hero as he took two wickets in the final over.

# coybig - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Ireland’s friendly with England has been given a particularly early kick-off time

The Aviva Stadium will host the game at 1pm on 7 June.

# coybig - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Louis Bookman: Solving the mystery of a revolutionary and pioneering sportsman

The Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe went on to make football history but his achievements are largely unknown.

Steve Bruce full of praise for Ireland’s Robbie Brady after difficult period

The Republic of Ireland international has been back in Dublin recently caring for his ill daughter.

# coybig - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Ireland’s Jeff Hendrick scores one and makes another as Derby edge closer to promotion COYBIG This post contains videos

Ireland’s Jeff Hendrick scores one and makes another as Derby edge closer to promotion

With a bit of luck, the midfielder will be playing in the Premier League by the start of next season.

Jack Byrne is the Irish teenager leading Man City’s charge for European glory One To Watch This post contains videos

Jack Byrne is the Irish teenager leading Man City’s charge for European glory

The 18-year-old midfielder scored his sixth goal of the competition last night and has earned comparisons with Paul Scholes for his performances.

Ireland show their mettle by scraping over the line to keep quarter-final bid on track

Phil Simmons’ side have now won two from two.

# coybig - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Keane laments ‘bobbly’ pitch but result matters little ahead of bigger tests

The LA Galaxy striker is more concerned about getting his match fitness right for the start of the MLS season and Ireland’s upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier.

# coybig - Monday 16 February, 2015

Dream start for Ireland at the Cricket World Cup… but what happens now?

Ireland shocked the West Indies and here’s what it all means.

In pictures: While you were asleep there was an Irish party in Nelson

Ireland’s cricketers pulled off another incredible win as they beat West Indies in the World Cup.

Ireland open World Cup campaign by toppling West Indies

Phil Simmons’ side chased down 305 to beat the two-time World Cup winners.

# coybig - Saturday 14 February, 2015

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena: ‘Robbie Keane is the most valuable MLS player of all time’

The 34 year-old has won three championships in his four seasons in North America.

Could this be Martin O’Neill’s next recruit for the Republic of Ireland?

Lamar Neagle is a winger with MLS side Seattle Sounders.

John Aldridge names his best XI & Keane, McGrath and Brady are all in there

Former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland players make up the impressive-looking side.

# coybig - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The latest Fifa rankings are out – and no, it’s not good news for Ireland

The United Arab Emirates and Burkina Faso have got company.

# coybig - Thursday 5 February, 2015

# coybig - Monday 2 February, 2015

# coybig - Thursday 29 January, 2015

After hitting 20 goals this season, Rooney hoping to catch Martin O’Neill’s eye In Form This post contains videos

After hitting 20 goals this season, Rooney hoping to catch Martin O’Neill’s eye

The ex-Ireland U21 striker has played a major role in the Dons’ Scottish Premiership title challenge.

# coybig - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s the Irish film that’s the toast of the Sundance Film Festival COYBIG

Here’s the Irish film that’s the toast of the Sundance Film Festival

Brooklyn is winning rave reviews at the film festival.

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