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#Match Report

# match-report - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Ireland make history as Schmidt's men claim glorious Grand Slam in London

Joe Schmidt’s side matched the achievements of 1948 and 2009 in convincing style.

# match-report - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Ireland set up Grand Slam shot as England need BP win to keep Six Nations alive

Eddie Jones’ men must win with a bonus-point in Paris or Ireland will be Six Nations champions.

# match-report - Friday 9 March, 2018

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland

The powerful Munster number eight ran in two of Ireland’s four tries.

# match-report - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Grand Slam hopes alive as Ireland notch bonus-point win against Wales

Joe Schmidt’s men scored five tries in a stunning Six Nations clash.

# match-report - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales

There were 11 tries in a frenetic game in Dublin.

# match-report - Friday 16 February, 2018

Night to remember for Waterford as they mark top flight return with comeback win

Gavan Holohan and Dean O’Halloran hit the net to give the hosts all three points against Derry City.

Disappointment for hosts Connacht as they fall to second defeat of season to Zebre

The game finished 11-19 at the Sportsground.

# match-report - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Ireland hammer Italy but eight-try win comes at a cost for Schmidt's side

Joe Schmidt’s men suffered worrying injuries to Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong.

# match-report - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Stunning Johnny Sexton drop-goal steals Paris win for Schmidt's Ireland

Joe Schmidt’s men stole the win at the very death, just their third in France since 1972.

# match-report - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Man of the moment! David Clifford inspires IT Tralee to first Sigerson win in 11 years

The Fossa star hit 1-4 as his side stunned Queen’s University in Belfast.

# match-report - Sunday 28 January, 2018

0-11 for Aaron Gillane as Limerick ease to league opener win over Laois

The Shannonsiders ran out 10-point winners.

Delightful Dunne propels Wexford to win over Waterford in dream return to Division 1A

David Dunne finished with 2-2 at Walsh Park.

1-8 for David Reidy as Clare leave it late to seal victory over Tipperary

Cusack Park played host to the encounter.

# match-report - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Leinster advance as top seeds after completing clean sweep in Montpellier

Leo Cullen’s men recovered from a poor first half to secure a sixth win from six in Pool 3.

# match-report - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Lucky escape for Chelsea as they edge brave Norwich on penalties to march on

Eden Hazard hit the winning penalty to spare their blushes.

# match-report - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Van Graan's Munster left with losing bonus point after absorbing clash in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men will be frustrated with the circumstances of their defeat in Paris.

# match-report - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle

Pool 1 is now topped by Ulster after a three-try win over the powerhouse French outift.

# match-report - Friday 12 January, 2018

Dramatic finish in Castlebar sees 12-man Galway edge Mayo for second win of 2018

The Tribesmen came out on top by one point in the FBD League.

# match-report - Sunday 3 December, 2017

2015 junior champions Dunboyne edge Kinsale to win All-Ireland intermediate title

They beat Cork’s Kinsale in the Parnell Park decider.

# match-report - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Class of Conway and Carbery help stuttering Ireland edge past Fiji

An experimental selection from Joe Schmidt was put under intense scrutiny by a fantastic array of Fijian talent.

# match-report - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Superb Salah brace steals the show as Liverpool turn up pressure on Bilic and West Ham

Liverpool go sixth in the Premier League as West Ham remain just one point above the relegation zone.

# match-report - Friday 6 October, 2017

Piutau and Stockdale put the gloss on scrappy inter-pro win for Ulster

The 21-year-old Ireland international’s try finally tilted the contest Ulster’s way.

# match-report - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Joselu earns Newcastle a share of the spoils as Benitez faces former club

A Philippe Coutinho wonder strike was cancelled out as Rafael Benitez faced Liverpool at St James’ Park.

Wenger savours 21st anniversary as stylish Arsenal sink Brighton at the Emirates

The Gunners got October off to the perfect start as they rise to fifth in the Premier League with back-to-back wins.

# match-report - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Brilliant Fellaini double inspires United to emphatic win against desperate Palace

Manchester United recorded their sixth win from seven in the Premier League this season with another impressive display at Old Trafford.

Ulster's winning start to the season unravels against Bradley's bold Zebre

A late intercept try sealed the northern province’s fate, but the writing was on the wall long before that.

Hanrahan back with a bang to hand Munster bonus point win

Rassie Erasmus’ side got back to winning ways thanks to a powerful second-half display.

Kane ends spectacular September with fitting double as Spurs sink Huddersfield

Harry Kane scored a brace as Tottenham recorded their fourth consecutive win in all competitions.

# match-report - Friday 22 September, 2017

Ulster score eight tries on way to victory over Bernard Jackman's Dragons

Nick Timoney was man-of-the-match with two tries to his name.

Disastrous night for 14-man Munster as Warriors run riot in bonus-point win

The home side dominated from the off and put up a big win in Glasgow.

Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs

Barry Daly’s hat-trick was in vain as the hosts recorded a famous win.

# match-report - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Emphatic United score four as Rooney endures tough return to Manchester

Three goals in the final ten minutes saw United hammer an Everton side who had more than enough chances to earn a point.

# match-report - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Lions draw series after a stunning Test with All Blacks in Auckland

The All Blacks had many chances to put the tourists aways, but Warren Gatland’s men were gritty.

# match-report - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Lions tie up Test series to ensure thrilling decider in Auckland

Owen Farrell held his nerve with a late penalty to draw the series back to 1-1.

# match-report - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Gatland unwilling to use bench as Lions surrender winning position in Wellington

The Hurricanes mounted a second-half comeback at the Cake Tin.

# match-report - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Brilliant Ioane on the double as All Blacks move into series lead over Lions

Warren Gatland’s tourists played some thrilling rugby but were second best at Eden Park.

# match-report - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Lions find attacking spark against Chiefs to build momentum for first Test

Warren Gatland’s midweekers kept the confidence flowing before the first All Blacks clash.

# match-report - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Lions pack sends out message to All Blacks with dominance in Rotorua

Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton were excellent in the halfback positions.

Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan

Joe Schmidt’s side hit the 50-point mark for the second week running thanks to big displays from Earls and Jack Conan.

# match-report - Friday 16 June, 2017

All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa

Steve Hansen’s men were in sensational attacking form at Eden Park.

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