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'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

23 minutes ago 129 Views 0 Comments

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

Heartbreak for Fletcher as Olympic debut ends in defeat
# Judo
# Judo

Heartbreak for Fletcher as Olympic debut ends in defeat

45 minutes ago 678 Views 0 Comments

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

1 hour ago 1,654 Views 2 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

1 hour ago 1,778 Views 4 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

2 hours ago 1,250 Views 2 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

2 hours ago 1,305 Views 0 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

3 hours ago 1,845 Views 0 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

3 hours ago 14,239 Views 19 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 as they finish fourth in B final
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

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

5 hours ago 1,057 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

8 hours ago 8,241 Views 3 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 8 hours ago 25,335 Views 9 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

9 hours ago 10,999 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 10 hours ago 19,537 Views 33 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

10 hours ago 3,509 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'

12 hours ago 10,832 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

12 hours ago 6,568 Views 10 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 13 hours ago 39,620 Views 14 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

13 hours ago 4,345 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 14 hours ago 71,908 Views 17 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

14 hours ago 4,082 Views 3 Comments

The midfielder has struggled for game time at Dalymount Park.

Gatland calls on Murray's control as Lions get set for an 'arm wrestle'
# Selection
# Selection

Gatland calls on Murray's control as Lions get set for an 'arm wrestle'

15 hours ago 8,681 Views 6 Comments

The Lions head coach has also brought Chris Harris into his midfield.

Toby Alderweireld secures Qatar move as Spurs’ rebuild gathers pace
# The Belgiums
# The Belgiums

Toby Alderweireld secures Qatar move as Spurs’ rebuild gathers pace

16 hours ago 7,239 Views 5 Comments

The Belgium international had two years left on his contract but was keen to leave this summer.

'I'm not Jaco Johan' - Erasmus distances himself from suspect Twitter account
# Boks Office
# Boks Office

'I'm not Jaco Johan' - Erasmus distances himself from suspect Twitter account

16 hours ago 8,467 Views 7 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby has been suspected of running the Jaco Johan account.

Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo
# Big Impression
# Big Impression

Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo

16 hours ago 7,766 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old fails to progress to the final however.

Springboks make three changes for second Test against British and Irish Lions
# Team News
# Team News

Springboks make three changes for second Test against British and Irish Lions

17 hours ago 15,321 Views 3 Comments

Steven Kitshoff, Frans Malherbe and Jasper Wiese all come into the starting team.

Tributes paid as former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach Connolly passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid as former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach Connolly passes away

17 hours ago 8,243 Views 3 Comments

The Dundalk native’s association with the Lilywhites spanned over 40 years.

The42 GAA Weekly: and then there were six in the race for Liam
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

The42 GAA Weekly: and then there were six in the race for Liam

18 hours ago 1,834 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Brosnan, Fintan O’Toole and Colin Ryan enjoy a sos uisce and some hurling chat.

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test
# Team News
# Team News

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test

18 hours ago 43,597 Views 21 Comments

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half comes into the starting XV in place of Ali Price.

'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final
# Family Pride
# Family Pride

'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final

18 hours ago 4,339 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo native finished in eighth place in the final of the 100m Breaststroke.

All Blacks suspend Frizell for two games as he appears in court following nightclub assaults
# Dunedin
# Dunedin

All Blacks suspend Frizell for two games as he appears in court following nightclub assaults

18 hours ago 7,442 Views 3 Comments

The back row faced two charges of assaulting a woman and one of common assault on 9 May.

Osaka felt pressure was ‘a bit much’ after crashing out of home Olympics
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

Osaka felt pressure was ‘a bit much’ after crashing out of home Olympics

19 hours ago 5,932 Views 20 Comments

‘I’m disappointed in every loss, but I feel like this one sucks more than the others.’

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race
# Plain Sailing
# Plain Sailing

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race

Updated 20 hours ago 20,074 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a perfect start for Ireland in the 49er class.

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
# Sligo's Finest
# Sligo's Finest

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final

Updated 20 hours ago 50,559 Views 50 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video
# Off The Chain
# Off The Chain

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video

21 hours ago 11,376 Views 11 Comments

Dean Boxall flipped out after his swimmer Ariarne Titmus clinched gold in the 400m freestyle at the Olympics.

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics
# Concern
# Concern

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics

Updated 22 hours ago 3,206 Views 3 Comments

Irish 49er sailing duo Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are experiencing a delay as a result.

Ireland 7s book 9th/10th place play-off spot after 31-point win over South Korea
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Ireland 7s book 9th/10th place play-off spot after 31-point win over South Korea

22 hours ago 13,196 Views 17 Comments

Ireland will now face either Kenya or Japan in the play-off.

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy back on track after two top-10 finishes
# Improvements
# Improvements

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy back on track after two top-10 finishes

Updated 22 hours ago 8,684 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner is up to 20th overall after starting the day in 31st.

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four
# Icymi
# Icymi

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four

23 hours ago 53,419 Views 5 Comments

Mona McSharry’s final, contrasting fortunes for the 7s and boxers, and Osaka’s exit – catch up on all you missed.

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics
# Upset
# Upset

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics

Tue 6:09 AM 6,050 Views 1 Comment

She suffered a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova.

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo
# Dream Debut
# Dream Debut

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo

Tue 4:21 AM 6,774 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old is one win away from an Olympic medal.

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