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#Perfect 10

# perfect-10 - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Master of his craft Sexton on the verge of greatest season yet

Leinster’s playmaker-in-chief is relentless in the pursuit of perfection and a first medal with his native province since 2013.

# perfect-10 - Friday 27 April, 2018

# perfect-10 - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'I'm honest enough to admit I wasn't good enough to be playing for Aston Villa in the Premier League'

One of the League of Ireland’s great goalscorers reflects on his career.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Major coup for Wasps as three-year deal for All Black out-half is confirmed

Lima Sopoaga has announced he will leave New Zealand later in 2018 and sign for the Premiership side.

# perfect-10 - Friday 1 December, 2017

Why Man Utd should make Arsenal an offer they can't refuse for Ozil

The attacker has been in fine form over recent weeks, and United could do worse than to snap him up in January to aid their fading title challenge.

# perfect-10 - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Plotting Colm Cooper's remarkable career through his 10 All-Ireland finals

‘The Gooch’ made a habit of producing the goods when the Sam Maguire was on the line.

# perfect-10 - Monday 21 November, 2016

England head coach Jones believes Ford can be better than Barrett

“People rave about Beauden Barrett, but I don’t. I’ll leave it at that.”

# perfect-10 - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Limerick make it 10 wins from 10 with defeat of spirited Cobh

Shane Tracy, Lee-J Lynch and Sean Russell were on target for the First Division leaders.

# perfect-10 - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Paul Flynn learning to listen to his body but 'big performances' are still ahead

The four-time Allstar turns 30 this year but doesn’t believe he’s entering the latter stages of his career.

# perfect-10 - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Patriots defy 'ghost' whistle to stay perfect

James White scored the first two touchdowns of his Pats career.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Was Sunday’s win against France a turning point in Ian Madigan’s career?

We asked Leinster’s Isa Nacewa.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 24 September, 2015

One change for Dublin, while Cork include 6 players chasing a 10th All-Ireland title

The Rebels meet Dublin again in Croke Park on Sunday.

# perfect-10 - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Schmidt on Sexton: ' He'll probably chastise himself for errors, that's the way he's driven'

The Kiwi pointed out a misplaced pass that the out-half might want to work on.

# perfect-10 - Sunday 28 June, 2015

A year has passed since James Rodriguez smashed in this gift to football

Because in-off-the-bar goals are the best goals.

# perfect-10 - Monday 16 February, 2015

Sexton wary of underachieving England ahead of Lansdowne showdown

It’s the English next up in Dublin in two weeks’ time.

# perfect-10 - Friday 28 November, 2014

Ireland's Grand Slam winner Dr Jack Kyle dies aged 88 RIP

Ireland's Grand Slam winner Dr Jack Kyle dies aged 88

The legendary out-half won 46 international caps and six for the Lions.

# perfect-10 - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Johnny Sexton among nominees for IRB World Player of the Year

He’s up against two All Blacks and two South Africans.

# perfect-10 - Saturday 27 September, 2014

# perfect-10 - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: Whatever way you look at it, Sexton would be money well spent by the IRFU

Getting Ireland’s most important player back into the fold in time for the World Cup is excellent business.

# perfect-10 - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Colombia have a new saviour as 22-year-old James Rodriguez inspires crushing win

The playmaker looks worth every cent of the €45m AS Monaco paid for him last summer.

# perfect-10 - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Mata at the double as United down Newcastle

The Premier League champions looked good without RVP and Rooney.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 2 January, 2014

17 things we learned from tonight’s Ronan O’Gara documentary

RTE One gave a fascinating insight into the legendary Munster and Ireland out-half.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Interview: Paddy Jackson wouldn't change a thing about 2013

Youth is not wasted on Ulster’s out-half.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 21 November, 2013

I'm not stepping into Dan Carter's shoes, I wear my own -- Aaron Cruden

With half of his 28 All Black caps coming from the start, the Chiefs number 10 won’t be considered a back up option any more.

# perfect-10 - Thursday 24 October, 2013

13 tweets to walk you through Ronan O'Gara's testimonial Legend This post contains images

13 tweets to walk you through Ronan O'Gara's testimonial

Paul O’Connell, Brian O’Driscoll and Roy Keane were among the guests for the perfect 10′s testimonial dinner.

# perfect-10 - Sunday 22 September, 2013

6 things we learned from Jonny Sexton's book excerpt today

The Ireland out-half has an autobiography on the way, and some juicy extracts were revealed today.

# perfect-10 - Friday 28 June, 2013

Sexton taking history lessons to give Lions claws in attack

The Lions out half knows this is his chance to make the most out of a short career.

# perfect-10 - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

As it happened: Lions v Combined Country XV, 2013 Tour

Four Irishmen were in the starting line-up as Warren Gatland gave another audition to Test match hopefuls.

# perfect-10 - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Honesty & magic -- O'Gara retires having made Irish rugby great Legend This post contains videos

Honesty & magic -- O'Gara retires having made Irish rugby great

The man born to play number 10 leaves behind a legacy and a legion of memories.

Ronan O'Gara's incredible Munster career in 40 brilliant pictures Perfect 10 This post contains images

Ronan O'Gara's incredible Munster career in 40 brilliant pictures

With his retirement from the game confirmed, we look back at ROG’s unbelievable contribution to his province.

# perfect-10 - Friday 15 March, 2013

Here’s your ‘That Dan Carter Lad Can Do Anything’ Pic of the Day

Have St Thomas’ any room for a half forward this Sunday?

# perfect-10 - Monday 4 March, 2013

Perfect 10: Ronan O'Gara's finest moments in an Ireland shirt Legend This post contains videos

# perfect-10 - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Sexton battling to retain focus as Lions countdown gathers pace

The Ireland number 10 admits his longing to wear the Lions jersey this summer almost got the better of him.

# perfect-10 - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

No Dan Carter in All Blacks' XV to face Ireland in final test

The fly-half star is suffering from a hamstring problem and will be replaced by Aaron Cruden in Hamilton.

# perfect-10 - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Ronan O'Gara back in Munster squad ahead of trip to Swansea

Tony McGahan brings his side to Liberty Park for a Pro12 last-four clash with Ospreys.

# perfect-10 - Sunday 25 December, 2011

WATCH: one NFL player's spectacular flip into the endzone Perfect 10 This post contains videos

WATCH: one NFL player's spectacular flip into the endzone

You could do this, right?

# perfect-10 - Friday 4 March, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: individual performances Take A Bow This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: individual performances

In honour of Kevin O’Brien’s record-breaking century on Wednesday afternoon, we relive seven other phenomenal individual performances, from Maurice Fitz to Mark Spitz.