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Leinster look to remind Connacht that they remain the Irish benchmark

Leinster look to remind Connacht that they remain the Irish benchmark

The Guinness Pro12 final in Murrayfield promises to be quite the spectacle.

# preview - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Rás gets underway at Dublin Castle to mark 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising

The annual race begins in the capital this morning.

# preview - Saturday 21 May, 2016

It's a defining championship Sunday for Tipp and Cork in Semple Stadium cauldron

Rival managers Michael Ryan and Kieran Kingston are under the spotlight ahead of Thurles tussle.

# preview - Friday 20 May, 2016

'Unsung hero' Luke Marshall typifies Ulster energy and drive

The 25-year-old has endured a rough ride since making his international debut three years ago, but he’s made himself a key component in a new position this season.

# preview - Friday 29 April, 2016

Here are the 3 races you can't afford to miss at Punchestown today

The Champion Hurdle is a hard one to call with three standout contenders.

# preview - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Connacht out to rediscover winning touch as Munster visit Galway

Pat Lam’s men have lost their two most recent games, while Munster are fighting for Europe.

# preview - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

5 things to watch at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix

The race in Shanghai takes place this weekend.

# preview - Monday 11 April, 2016

'This FA Cup tie will make or break our season' - Carrick

'This FA Cup tie will make or break our season' - Carrick

The Manchester United midfielder is desperate to secure a victory against his former club.

# preview - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Connacht meet their match in European quarter clash with Grenoble

Pat Lam’s side meet a Grenoble team that uses many similar attacking ideas.

# preview - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Will Tiger Woods' absence be felt and more Masters 2016 talking points

Plus, how will the new “Big Three” of golf fare at Augusta National in the coming days?

# preview - Saturday 2 April, 2016

‘In theory it’s not must win against Munster but it’s an important game nonetheless’

Two provinces collide at the Aviva Stadium tonight with more than bragging rights on the line.

# preview - Thursday 24 March, 2016

‘After Germany, the players feel as if they’re capable of beating anyone’

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill says his side can take heart from Leicester’s unlikely Premier League success.

# preview - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Ireland’s standards back on track as improving Scotland come to Dublin

Joe Schmidt’s side are looking for a second win in the 2016 Six Nations.

# preview - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Scott increases heat on McIlroy ahead of milestone year for ‘the King’s’ elite event

The Australian is heading into this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational on the back of two wins and a second-place finish.

# preview - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Our writers give their tips ahead of this year’s Cheltenham festival

We look forward to a big week of horse racing, which starts on Tuesday.

# preview - Saturday 12 March, 2016

‘The biggest frustration that I’m sensing is from within our own group’

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland have an ideal opportunity to build confidence against Italy this afternoon.

# preview - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

‘We are more powerful now’: Ireland out to make their mark on the world stage again

It’s Ireland eight successive major tournament but stuttering form and a tough group have tempered expectations.

# preview - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Which Major League Soccer team should you support?

As MLS returns for a new season, are you motivated by Irish interest, a successful history or entertaining individuals?

# preview - Friday 4 March, 2016

The League of Ireland is back and here are 8 questions to be answered this season

The SSE Airtricity League Premier and First Divisions kick off around the country tonight.

# preview - Saturday 27 February, 2016

‘The seats in Twickenham are green so we’ll feel right at home’

Ireland Women out to earn famous victory in London.

Eddie Jones has made this personal for Sexton and Ireland in London

Joe Schmidt’s men are ready to do their talking on the pitch.

# preview - Friday 26 February, 2016

‘We’re going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England’

The wounds from Perpignan are still raw but Ireland are determined to make amends this weekend.

# preview - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Defending champ Harrington craves more hype and adrenaline at Honda classic

With Jordan Spieth not competing in Florida, Rory McIlroy will hope to snag the title from his fellow Irishman.

# preview - Monday 22 February, 2016

Underdogs Shrewsbury sense opportunity against under-fire Van Gaal

Few would have given Shrewsbury Town a chance when the FA Cup fifth round draw was made, but the pressure is mounting on Manchester United.

# preview - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

McGregor: ‘I want to get that second belt and then campaign for something else’ UFC 196 This post contains videos

McGregor: ‘I want to get that second belt and then campaign for something else’

The extended dos Anjos vs. McGregor preview has landed.

# preview - Friday 12 February, 2016

Cullen hoping for improved weather, big performance and maximum points against Zebre

Leinster return to Pro12 action this evening.

# preview - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

‘Liverpool won’t follow Dimitri Payet to the toilet’

The two sides meet in an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Upton Park tonight.

# preview - Sunday 7 February, 2016

133 years of the 4, 5 and 6 Nations Championship: Can Ireland complete its first 3-in-a-row?

Most back-to-back champs have not fared well when they try for a third straight Championship.

# preview - Thursday 4 February, 2016

‘They don’t have a fear of doing something wrong. You’re supposed to express yourself’

Our columnist Lynne Cantwell looks at how Ireland can genuinely make progress during the Six Nations.

# preview - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From Business ETC iPhone users will soon have more reason to look at their screens at night Sleep Easy

iPhone users will soon have more reason to look at their screens at night

The next version of iOS will include a night mode which will reduce blue light on the screen and adjust it to a warmer temperature.

# preview - Monday 4 January, 2016

6 months after joining, 2 Barca players set to make their long-awaited debuts

The summer signings could feature in the Copa del Rey clash with Espanyol on Wednesday.

# preview - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Walters calls on Bosnia experience ahead of cup semi-final against Liverpool

Ireland’s Euro 2016 play-off hero has his sights set on helping Stoke City to the League Cup final.

# preview - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

3 big races to watch on the final day of Leopardstown’s Christmas Festival

Two Grade 1s to enjoy as the curtain falls on this year’s Christmas Festival.

# preview - Monday 28 December, 2015

All eyes on Don Poli for the Lexus Chase on day three of Leopardstown

Monday is Ladies’ Day at the Christmas festival.

# preview - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Foley’s Munster and Cullen’s Leinster look to relaunch their seasons in Thomond Park

This Christmas inter-provincial comes with plenty on the line.

# preview - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

‘Don’t look down’ – Ranieri warns table-toppers of frightening drop

Leicester City continue their remarkable season at Liverpool on St Stephen’s Day.

# preview - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Conor McGregor’s shadow looms large over tonight’s UFC lightweight title fight

It’s dos Anjos versus Cerrone in Orlando.

# preview - Saturday 12 December, 2015

More analysis of this match-up creates further uncertainty about the outcome

Jose Aldo faces Conor McGregor tonight in a featherweight title unification bout at UFC 194.

# preview - Friday 11 December, 2015

Gilroy the perfect spark to counter ‘chaotic’ Toulouse

Ulster hope to bounce back from a horrible defeat to Saracens against the four-time European champions.

# preview - Friday 20 November, 2015

Is Canelo the man to dethrone middleweight king Cotto?

The lineal middleweight championship is up for grabs this weekend.

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