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Fijian sevens team burst into a cappella song after defending Olympic title
# SquAD HARMONY
# SquAD HARMONY

Fijian sevens team burst into a cappella song after defending Olympic title

33 minutes ago 1,449 Views 1 Comment

The reigning champs outgunned New Zealand to deliver only the nation’s second ever Olympic medal.

Galway great Joe Canning retires from inter-county hurling
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

Galway great Joe Canning retires from inter-county hurling

2 hours ago 35,294 Views 51 Comments

It’s the end of an era.

Nhat Nguyen edged out in three-game thriller as Wang books place in quarter-finals
# Badminton
# Badminton

Nhat Nguyen edged out in three-game thriller as Wang books place in quarter-finals

2 hours ago 5,356 Views 3 Comments

Dubliner’s debut Olympics comes to an end with 21-12, 18-21, 21-12 defeat.

Cork City sign Celtic youngster Coffey on loan
# Promising Talent
# Promising Talent

Cork City sign Celtic youngster Coffey on loan

2 hours ago 3,558 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland underage international joins the Leesiders until the end of the season.

Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s

2 hours ago 4,405 Views 7 Comments

The union has launched a ’7s Legacy Strategy’ as it targets further Olympic qualification.

TV Wrap - Welcome to Rowing Country, where people get up early in the morning
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Welcome to Rowing Country, where people get up early in the morning

3 hours ago 9,789 Views 9 Comments

A review of the coverage of Ireland’s first medal success of the Tokyo Olympics.

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Harrington promises to learn from mistake in Galway mix-up

3 hours ago 2,665 Views 4 Comments

‘We will ensure that it never happens again’.

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

McSharry sets new Irish record in the 200m breaststroke

3 hours ago 6,072 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old swimmer finished second in her heat but narrowly missed out on a spot in the semi-final.

Join BJ Botha, Bernard Jackman and The42 for a special Lions preview event
# Unmute
# Unmute

Join BJ Botha, Bernard Jackman and The42 for a special Lions preview event

3 hours ago 877 Views 0 Comments

We’ll be sharing screens and talking scrums.

Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li

4 hours ago 2,721 Views 3 Comments

Rio bronze medallist Qian Li of China won a unanimous decision against the Roscommon middleweight.

28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold
# Cycling
# Cycling

28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold

4 hours ago 2,736 Views 0 Comments

Roglic has bounced back from his collapse on the penultimate-stage time trial at last year’s Tour de France.

Derek Burnett ends first day of trap shooting in 25th place
# On Target
# On Target

Derek Burnett ends first day of trap shooting in 25th place

5 hours ago 2,958 Views 2 Comments

The Longford man is appearing at his fifth Olympic Games.

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat
# Tennis
# Tennis

Andy Murray’s bid for fourth Olympic medal ends in doubles defeat

6 hours ago 3,271 Views 0 Comments

Croatian duo Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig advanced to the quarter-finals.

Charlie Haughey's grand-niece wins Hong Kong's first Olympic swimming medal
# Within Her Means
# Within Her Means

Charlie Haughey's grand-niece wins Hong Kong's first Olympic swimming medal

Updated 6 hours ago 56,604 Views 41 Comments

Siobhan Haughey has created history in the pool today.

Irish women's hockey team beaten 4-2 by impressive Germans
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

Irish women's hockey team beaten 4-2 by impressive Germans

7 hours ago 4,632 Views 1 Comment

The result means next Friday’s clash with India is now crucial.

Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am expecting different approach from Lions this weekend
# Round Two
# Round Two

Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am expecting different approach from Lions this weekend

7 hours ago 3,163 Views 0 Comments

Am says the world champions will need to able to adapt on the pitch during the second Test.

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event
# Out
# Out

Simone Biles withdraws from individual all-around gymnastics event

7 hours ago 5,225 Views 0 Comments

The defending champion is not competing as she prioritises her mental health.

Where next for Galway hurlers after their latest championship exit?
# Short Summer
# Short Summer

Where next for Galway hurlers after their latest championship exit?

7 hours ago 9,226 Views 20 Comments

Shane O’Neill’s initial two-year term as manager concluded with Saturday’s qualifier exit to Waterford.

Irish sailing pair slip down rankings but remain well in contention for medal race
# Mixed Morning
# Mixed Morning

Irish sailing pair slip down rankings but remain well in contention for medal race

7 hours ago 3,625 Views 0 Comments

Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are ranked 11th overall after a gruelling three-race day.

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

Olympic Breakfast: Quartet get Ireland off the mark with bronze medal

8 hours ago 42,288 Views 13 Comments

It was a positive day for Ireland at the Sea Forest Waterway and Kokugikan Arena.

'He’s saying for me to give them advice, but I’m looking to them for advice' - Ward hails Bohs' young talent
# LOI
# LOI

'He’s saying for me to give them advice, but I’m looking to them for advice' - Ward hails Bohs' young talent

9 hours ago 3,327 Views 3 Comments

Youngsters Andy Lyons, Dawson Devoy, Ross Tierney and Jamie Mullins have been excelling for Keith Long’s side.

Olympic debut ends in heartbreaking defeat for Fletcher
# Judo
# Judo

Olympic debut ends in heartbreaking defeat for Fletcher

9 hours ago 5,451 Views 1 Comment

Austria’s Michaela Polleres was victorious in their women’s 70kg round 32 clash.

Kurt Walker lands huge shock with featherweight victory against world champion Mirzakhalilov
# Underdog Upset
# Underdog Upset

Kurt Walker lands huge shock with featherweight victory against world champion Mirzakhalilov

9 hours ago 13,131 Views 6 Comments

The Irish boxer beat the reigning world champion at the Kokugikan Arena.

O'Donovan and McCarthy cruise into double sculls final with awesome display
# Dominant
# Dominant

O'Donovan and McCarthy cruise into double sculls final with awesome display

10 hours ago 11,586 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen in the women’s double sculls semi-final.

Exhausted Titmus seizes Ledecky's Olympic 200m crown
# Titmus Too Good
# Titmus Too Good

Exhausted Titmus seizes Ledecky's Olympic 200m crown

11 hours ago 6,107 Views 3 Comments

The Australian touched in a new Olympic record time of 1min 53.50sec.

'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

'Hopefully it gives the young girls coming up real hope' - Irish quartet delighted with bronze

11 hours ago 4,721 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have their first medal of the Tokyo Olympics as Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty secured third on Wednesday morning.

Comprehensive Kenya defeat caps disappointing tournament as Ireland 7s bow out
# Done And Dusted
# Done And Dusted

Comprehensive Kenya defeat caps disappointing tournament as Ireland 7s bow out

12 hours ago 9,166 Views 6 Comments

Kenya won the play-off for 9th/10th place on a 22-0 scoreline.

Stunning performance as Ireland secure bronze in the women's four final
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

Stunning performance as Ireland secure bronze in the women's four final

12 hours ago 60,481 Views 25 Comments

Team Ireland have won their first medal in Tokyo after an outstanding race from the women’s four.

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Tenth overall for Irish pair Doyle and Byrne after they finish fourth in B final

14 hours ago 1,990 Views 0 Comments

The pair crossed the line with a time of 6:16.89.

Yesterday’s News

Conan goes again with 'freak athletes' Curry and Lawes in Lions back row
# Combination
# Combination

Conan goes again with 'freak athletes' Curry and Lawes in Lions back row

17 hours ago 12,713 Views 6 Comments

Warren Gatland was impressed with the Ireland number eight last weekend.

Galway beat Dublin to land Leinster title 5 weeks after losing to them in 2020 decider
# Sweet Revenge
# Sweet Revenge

Galway beat Dublin to land Leinster title 5 weeks after losing to them in 2020 decider

Updated 17 hours ago 35,246 Views 13 Comments

Galway had seven survivors from the side that lost in Tullamore last month.

Cork and Waterford to meet in Munster final after wins over Limerick and Tipperary
# Wrap
# Wrap

Cork and Waterford to meet in Munster final after wins over Limerick and Tipperary

18 hours ago 14,121 Views 2 Comments

It’s Cork’s first minor provincial hurling decider since 2017 while Waterford last reached it in 2014.

Manchester United agree deal to sign Real Madrid defender
# Swoop
# Swoop

Manchester United agree deal to sign Real Madrid defender

Updated 19 hours ago 25,942 Views 41 Comments

The transfer of Raphael Varane is reportedly worth €40million rising to €49million with add-ons.

FAI Cup second round draw pits Bohemians against Shamrock Rovers
# Out Of The Hat
# Out Of The Hat

FAI Cup second round draw pits Bohemians against Shamrock Rovers

19 hours ago 4,278 Views 28 Comments

The clash between the Dublin rivals was the standout tie in the draw.

'Robbie is a quality player and I think we’ll complement each other'
# Slow Burner
# Slow Burner

'Robbie is a quality player and I think we’ll complement each other'

20 hours ago 13,173 Views 1 Comment

Chris Harris will become a Test Lion at the age of 30 on Saturday.

Former Ireland international Lee Carsley appointed England U21s head coach
# New Job
# New Job

Former Ireland international Lee Carsley appointed England U21s head coach

21 hours ago 7,487 Views 11 Comments

Ex-Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will be Carsley’s assistant.

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout
# More Than He Can Chew
# More Than He Can Chew

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout

Updated 22 hours ago 44,866 Views 15 Comments

A Tokyo 2020 statement called Baalla’s actions ‘intolerable.’

Manchester United are ready to win trophies – Bruno Fernandes
# Confident
# Confident

Manchester United are ready to win trophies – Bruno Fernandes

22 hours ago 4,871 Views 4 Comments

United finished second in the Premier League and lost the Europa League final on penalties last season.

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons

Updated 23 hours ago 78,062 Views 19 Comments

The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee won the gold medal in Biles’ absence.

Bastien Hery leaves Bohemians for loan spell at Derry City
# On The Move
# On The Move

Bastien Hery leaves Bohemians for loan spell at Derry City

23 hours ago 4,486 Views 3 Comments

The midfielder has struggled for game time at Dalymount Park.

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