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# next-step - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths

Warren Gatland’s team have been using their forwards to pass the ball more often.

# next-step - Friday 9 February, 2018

'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job

Ireland are looking to get back to winning ways in the Six Nations against Italy.

# next-step - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

DJ Carey's IT Carlow progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals after strong second-half display

A first-half goal from Seán Downey proved to be a crucial score against Limerick IT.

# next-step - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Star forward David Clifford hits nine points as Kerry minors seal All-Ireland semi-final spot

The defending All-Ireland champions overcame Louth with 10 points to spare in Portlaoise.

# next-step - Sunday 30 July, 2017

'I'm definitely ready for a world title fight': Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes

Taylor pulled brought her professional fight record to (6-0) following a third-round stoppage win over USA’s Jasmine Clarkson.

# next-step - Friday 24 February, 2017

MMA talent Sinéad Kavanagh looks to extend her flawless pro-record tonight

The SBG fighter is looking for her fifth consecutive win in the professional ranks.

# next-step - Monday 9 January, 2017

FA Cup draw: Chelsea, Spurs and Man United handed favourable fourth-round ties

The big guns have been kept apart.

# next-step - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Former Tipp star Shane McGrath takes a further step in his coaching career

Having previously captained his county, McGrath will now take the reins at Kilruane MacDonagh’s.

# next-step - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Cork champions Carbery Rangers book their place in Munster semi-final

Ronan McCarthy’s side dismissed Limerick champions Monaleen at the Gaelic Grounds.

# next-step - Friday 3 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

# next-step - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# next-step - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Sonny Bill expected to sign on with New Zealand for another Rugby World Cup

The 30-year-old is also being tipped to join the Blues for next year’s Super Rugby season.

# next-step - Monday 8 February, 2016

Schmidt considering changes as Ireland look to build on solid foundation

Mike Ross and Cian Healy may come into the selection mix for the France clash.

# next-step - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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After a global expansion, Netflix’s next aim is to have the same shows everywhere

Its CEO says that “over the next five to ten years”, they will see content on Netflix consistent across all countries.

# next-step - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo

A featherweight title defence, a lightweight title shot… or both?

# next-step - Friday 25 September, 2015

Letter from London: Schmidt's Ireland get World Cup show on the road

Murray Kinsella has landed in the English capital after a week at St. George’s Park.

# next-step - Thursday 3 September, 2015

O’Brien returns as Schmidt picks strong Ireland XV for visit to England

Tadhg Furlong will provide loosehead cover from the bench with Cian Healy still missing.

# next-step - Monday 10 August, 2015

Captain O'Connell set to be unleashed as Ireland turn to Scotland Test

A number of Joe Schmidt’s squad players impressed during the win over Wales in Cardiff.

# next-step - Friday 3 October, 2014

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Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

# next-step - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht

The fullback played his final game at The Sportsground last weekend and is on the verge of completely retiring.

# next-step - Thursday 17 April, 2014

'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.