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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 26 November, 2015


# preview - Friday 20 November, 2015

Is Canelo the man to dethrone middleweight king Cotto?

The lineal middleweight championship is up for grabs this weekend.

Ronald Koeman was not impressed with Ireland picking Shane Long during the week

Southampton have no new injury worries following the international break as they prepare to face Stoke.

# preview - Monday 16 November, 2015

Is Keane set for last competitive game at the Aviva and more Ireland-Bosnia talking points?

Also, will Džeko be fit and can the Irish team keep hold of the ball.

Martin O’Neill ‘proud’ of his side as Ireland stand on verge of Euro 2016 qualification

The stakes couldn’t be any higher as Ireland’s day of destiny has arrived.

# preview - Friday 13 November, 2015

Judge to replace Hoolahan and 4 more Ireland-Bosnia talking points

Also, Murphy’s time to shine and set pieces could be key.

# preview - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Will Van Gaal drop Rooney and more Champions League talking points

Also, what team will Mourinho pick and no room for Arsenal complacency.

# preview - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Hansen’s clinical All Blacks face off against Cheika’s transformed Wallabies

The two best teams in the world go head-to-head in Twickenham this afternoon.

# preview - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Can Paddy Holohan seize his opportunity to become a genuine UFC contender?

The Dubliner headlines tonight’s card at the 3Arena.

All Blacks look to turn on basic magic again but Boks will be ferocious

Today’s World Cup semi-final at Twickenham is the latest instalment of a great rivalry.

# preview - Saturday 17 October, 2015

If France won’t bring the old school flair, Nehe Milner-Skudder will NMS

If France won’t bring the old school flair, Nehe Milner-Skudder will

“It’s been a pretty hectic year for the fella.”

# preview - Friday 16 October, 2015

Forget Mayweather and Pacquiao, the fight of the year could happen this weekend GGG

Forget Mayweather and Pacquiao, the fight of the year could happen this weekend

Golovkin faces Lemieux at Madison Square Garden.

# 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.

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