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#down and out

# down-and-out - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Ireland out-powered and out-played by Australia as World Cup campaign hits rock bottom

Australia ran riot at Kingspan Stadium as they scored five tries to inflict a second straight defeat on the hosts.

# down-and-out - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Hobbling Murray sent crashing out of Wimbledon by Querrey

The defending champion lost the fourth and fifth sets 1-6, 1-6 to exit at the quarter-final stage.

# down-and-out - Friday 7 July, 2017

McIlroy misses the Irish Open cut for the fourth time in five years

It was another frustrating day on the Portstewart links for the world number four.

# down-and-out - Friday 5 May, 2017

Ireland's rapid decline continues as they roll over at start of historic England series

A hugely disappointing day for Irish cricket.

# down-and-out - Friday 10 March, 2017

'We'll only have ourselves to blame': Rory Best laments missed chances in Wales defeat

The Ireland captain was ‘bitterly disappointed’ as Ireland’s title hopes took a beating by Wales.

Ireland's Six Nations title hopes sink after frustrating defeat in Cardiff

Joe Schmidt’s men were second best at the Principality Stadium.

# down-and-out - Monday 23 January, 2017

'A massive talent in the group that isn’t expressing itself': Kiss and Ulster left searching for answers

The northern province have now lost four consecutive games in all competitions.

# down-and-out - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Pochettino and Tottenham come under fire as they lick their Champions League wounds

Spurs crashed out of the competition with defeat in Monaco last night, and they have been heavily criticsed.

# down-and-out - Friday 8 July, 2016

The Fed Express is derailed! Raonic stuns Federer to reach Wimbledon final

He becomes the first non-European to reach the final since Andy Roddick seven years ago.

# down-and-out - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Dunne: You could see Aston Villa's downfall coming a few years back

The former Villa defender says the club may struggle to get back up from the Championship unless they make the right moves this summer.

# down-and-out - Sunday 13 March, 2016

More rain pain for Ireland as miserable World Twenty20 campaign ends without a win

John Bracewell’s side slumped to a second defeat after a six-over shootout with Netherlands.

# down-and-out - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Donaghy and Cooper return for Kerry in 16-point win over Down

Bryan Sheehan scored six points in a comfortable outing for the Kingdom.

# down-and-out - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Alan Quinlan's verdict after Munster's awful night in Paris: 'embarrassing, borderline disgraceful'

Anthony Foley’s long-time team-mate called for a root and branch review of the whole province after a dismal showing against 14-man Stade Francais.

Munster crash out of Europe in depressing fashion against 14-man Stade

Anthony Foley’s men couldn’t contain the French side in the second half.

# down-and-out - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Fitzgerald on fire, set-piece problems and more Leinster talking points

Leinster let themselves down in the second half, while Johnny Sexton showed improvement.

# down-and-out - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Anguished Ireland players left to wonder why they were unable to walk the walk

All the messages were right before kick-off, but they didn’t translate into a first half performance.

# down-and-out - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Celtic dumped out of Champions League after being outclassed in Sweden

Ronny Deila’s men crash out at the playoff stage.

# down-and-out - Sunday 2 August, 2015

‘Maybe there are certain teams who are happy to lose by 3 or 4 points – but not this team’

Kevin Walsh finds positives as Galway’s championship comes to an end.

# down-and-out - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Cork’s Alan O’Connor suffers suspected cruciate injury during Kildare clash

The Rebel midfielder was taken off early in the first-half in Semple Stadium.

# down-and-out - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Shamrock Rovers bow out of Europe as Irish interest ends for another year

A disappointing week for the League of Ireland sides continued.

# down-and-out - Monday 13 July, 2015

'It's disappointing, it's hurting us all' - Davy Fitz reflects on another early Clare exit

The Banner exited the championship on Saturday night.

# down-and-out - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Meath fail to seize chance of redemption as Royals slip to Tyrone defeat

Mikey Harte’s men march on after narrow win at Healy Park.

# down-and-out - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Dublin star broke nose but not eye socket in attack before Armagh challenge game

Davy Byrne will miss Sunday’s Leinster final.

# down-and-out - Friday 19 June, 2015

Tiger tumbles as Shane Lowry leads the Irish charge at the US Open

Rory McIlroy was among the afternoon starters.

# down-and-out - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Harrington falls away at the Irish Open after bogey-ridden afternoon

There’s an exciting final day in store but there won’t be any Irish players in contention.

# down-and-out - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Richard Dunne and QPR on their way to the Championship after being hit for six

Chris Ramsey’s side join Burnley to fall through the trap door after a heavy loss at Man City.

# down-and-out - Thursday 12 March, 2015

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Part of the green line isn’t working.

# down-and-out - Monday 19 January, 2015

‘We’ve left our fans down, we’ve left our families down’ – Peter O’Mahony

The Munster captain was understandably gutted after his side’s defeat to Saracens on Saturday.

# down-and-out - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Munster’s European season crumbles in comprehensive Saracens defeat

Anthony Foley’s men were hugely disappointing against the impressive Premiership side.

# down-and-out - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

It’s tough to take – Aidan O’Shea on Mayo’s double loss

They’re out of the championship and Horan is gone.

# down-and-out - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Legia Warsaw mocked Celtic with this tweet after their Champions League exit

The Polish club aren’t letting their Scottish counterparts off lightly.

# down-and-out - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Germany one step Klose after hitting hopeless hosts Brazil for seven

Scolari’s men have been sent packing after suffering their biggest ever competitive defeat.

# down-and-out - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Holders Down crash out of Christy Ring Cup

There was also action in the Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cups today.

# down-and-out - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Eden Hazard criticises Jose Mourinho’s tactics saying ‘Chelsea not made to play football’

Is the Belgian star heading on the Eurostar to Paris?

# down-and-out - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Bowe laments loss of ‘best opportunity Ulster may ever have’ to win Heineken Cup

The winger had felt that everything was in place for Ulster this year.

# down-and-out - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Roger Federer watches his era sadly slip away

After 36 consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final appearances, Federer has now missed two in a row.

# down-and-out - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Gallant Gunners bow out despite win in Munich

Arsenal earned an unlikely 2-0 win at the Allianz Arena but lose out on away goals to Bayern.

# down-and-out - Thursday 22 November, 2012

City not ready for European success, says Mancini

Thursday nights, Channel 5? Only if results go Manchester City’s way in the final round of matches.

# down-and-out - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Woods sweeps past McIlroy into World Golf Final semis

McIlroy and Hunter Mahan, who also failed to win a match, nonetheless leave Turkey with prize cheques worth $300,000.

# down-and-out - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Injured Rafa Nadal has not picked up a tennis racket in three months

Bet he hasn’t picked up the phone to a match-challenging Roger Federer either.

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