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Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 14 October, 2015


# preview - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Ireland’s boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

# preview - Sunday 4 October, 2015

O’Connell’s Ireland set to earn World Cup quarter-final with win over Italy

Joe Schmidt’s side have moved into knock-out mode despite having two pool games left.

# preview - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Schmidt’s Ireland to prove packed-out Wembley is country for old men

The London venue looks likely to welcome a record crowd for the clash with the Oaks.

# preview - Saturday 26 September, 2015

The other ex-Leinster boss at the RWC is confident about the big calls he’s made before Uruguay clash

Australia coach Michael Cheika expects his side to maintain their winning Rugby World Cup start against Uruguay despite a raft of changes.

# preview - Friday 25 September, 2015

Must-win game for Rodgers and more Premier League talking points

Also, can Martial continue his fantastic start at Man United?

# preview - Saturday 12 September, 2015

‘The biggest derby in the league’ and this weekend’s Premier League talking points

Liverpool travel 30-odd miles to Old Trafford, second-placed Crystal Palace entertain the league leaders and Chelsea are at Goodison.

# preview - Monday 31 August, 2015

From WIN: A seat for you and a friend on the Culture Night preview bus Behind The Scenes

WIN: A seat for you and a friend on the Culture Night preview bus

Get to see some of the top sites before everyone else.

# preview - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Is Brendan Rodgers spoofing and more Premier League talking points

Also, will Louis van Gaal play Ander Herrera in the number 10 role after he impressed midweek?

‘You regret a mistake in training almost much as in a match’: Ireland’s short-term focus for continued progress

Continued progress means continued success for Paul O’Connell as he waves farewell to Ireland.

# preview - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ireland set for ‘Everest scale’ challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# preview - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

‘You have to accept criticism’ – Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions

Ireland welcome Australia to Stormont on Thursday as the international summer comes to a head.

# preview - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Evolving Man United set for Champions League return tonight

Louis van Gaal’s side face Club Brugge in the play-off round.

# preview - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Ireland look to Zebo’s ‘X-factor’ at fullback as Cotter’s Scots visit Dublin

Ireland look to Zebo’s ‘X-factor’ at fullback as Cotter’s Scots visit Dublin

Opportunity knocks for Ian Madigan at out-half, while Gordon D’Arcy is at 12.

# preview - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

There’s a Mayo man involved in tonight’s all-Spanish Uefa Super Cup final

There is silverware on the line as Barcelona meet Sevilla in Tblisi this evening.

# preview - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Cheika names Hooper and Pocock in Wallabies XV for All Blacks showdown

Australia and New Zealand meet in Sydney in a clash that will decide the 2015 Rugby Championship winners.

# preview - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Can anyone stop ‘va va Froome’ in this year’s Tour de France?

We take a look at the leading contenders for the yellow jersey in 2015.

# preview - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

G-Mac hoping to arrest slide in form by joining illustrious list of 3-time champs

McDowell could sure use a three-peat right now.

# preview - Monday 22 June, 2015

Ireland hoping unbeaten run can lead to Euro glory

The Irish women’s U17 team begin their Euro 2015 bid today.

# preview - Monday 1 June, 2015

‘We know deep down this is it’ – Ireland’s journey to the pinnacle begins this week

UAE are the visitors to Dublin and the stakes are high.

# preview - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Thanks Paulie and more talking points as Munster take on Ospreys

Last night’s starter was incredible, we’re ready for the main course.

# preview - Friday 22 May, 2015

Missing grunt and more talking points before Ulster’s Pro12 semi in Glasgow

This has the makings to be the best Pro12 play-off ever.

# preview - Saturday 16 May, 2015

A shot at McGregor or Aldo could be at stake in today’s UFC main event

Frankie Edgar takes on Urijah Faber in Manila this afternoon.

# preview - Friday 15 May, 2015

‘When my money’s on the line, I’ll be backing Kerry for the All-Ireland once again’

Jamie Wall runs the rule over the contenders for the Sam Maguire this year.

# preview - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Pressure rising for Ulster v Munster as play-off squeeze takes hold

Provinces south and north go head to head today with a crucial home Pro12 semi-final on the line.

# preview - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Half the country should be glued to this Pro12 game tomorrow night

It’s Ospreys. It’s Glasgow. And it’ll be live on a red button near you.

# preview - Friday 1 May, 2015

‘James McCarthy is insurance for me’ – Toffees midfielder impressing in new role

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has lauded the flexibility of the Ireland international.

# preview - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Here’s what the French media are saying before Leinster’s clash with Toulon

Devin Toner has been picked out as a key player by Midi Olympique.

# preview - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Bath’s thrilling backline a threat but Leinster’s forward power to prevail

Matt O’Connor will have what looks like his strongest XV of the season out at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.

# preview - Friday 3 April, 2015

Leinster channel spirit of ‘Bloodgate’ win in Quins ahead of Bath clash

‘We realised that we’re going to have to have that same mental attitude,’ says captain Jamie Heaslip.

‘Silverware would be huge’ – Connacht dreaming big in Challenge Cup

Pat Lam’s side face the highly-fancied Gloucester in Kingsholm this evening.

# preview - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# preview - Friday 27 March, 2015

Leinster looking for kick start with dangerous Glasgow in town

Matt O’Connor has a handful of international players back for this evening’s clash at the RDS.

5 talking points ahead of the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers

There’s a lot more to look forward to in the coming days aside from Ireland-Poland encounter.

# preview - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Ireland Women ‘keeping it between the ditches’ to reel in 6 Nations title

Niamh Briggs’ side must beat Scotland by a 27-point margin to claim the Six Nations title tomorrow.

Ireland a happy camp under pressure, but O’Connell wary of Scottish spark

Game faces on, it’s the big one.

# preview - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Ireland look to build on historic England win against ruck-hungry Wales

Tania Rosser explains that the Irish camp are focused on further improvement.

# preview - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Here’s all the info you need to watch Ireland’s Joseph Duffy in UFC action tonight

Two UFC title bouts headline a very exciting line-up.

Schmidt’s focus on ‘the small jobs’ to get Ireland through Cardiff test

Paul O’Connell says his side still haven’t wasted time thinking about a potential Grand Slam.

# preview - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

‘They get such a buzz out of it that they want more and more’ – The life of an Irish extreme athlete

Kipper Maguire, the show’s presenter, chats to The42 about these unique individuals.

# preview - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Cyclone has hit preparations but Ireland can’t afford to be blown off course by UAE

Phil Simmons’ side play their second World Cup game tonight.

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