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Confirmation of planning permission a 'momentous' milestone for Casement Park redevelopment project
# Green Light
# Green Light

Confirmation of planning permission a 'momentous' milestone for Casement Park redevelopment project

21 hours ago 6,617 Views 4 Comments

Construction is set to commence in the first half of 2022.

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

Wed 7:45 AM 4,161 Views 0 Comments

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

Tuesday 27 July, 2021

'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

Tue 2:16 PM 9,508 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Tue 12:54 PM 16,788 Views 3 Comments

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

Monday 26 July, 2021

Ireland 7s fall to second defeat in Tokyo against impressive USA side
# Down But Not Out
# Down But Not Out

Ireland 7s fall to second defeat in Tokyo against impressive USA side

Mon 11:08 AM 13,619 Views 15 Comments

Ireland were beaten 19-17 by the USA in their second Pool C game.

Annalise Murphy facing uphill battle after difficult day in Laser Radial sailing
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

Annalise Murphy facing uphill battle after difficult day in Laser Radial sailing

Mon 9:43 AM 6,753 Views 1 Comment

Murphy finished 24th and 37th in races three and four of the 10 race series.

Sunday 25 July, 2021

'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov
# Boxing
# Boxing

'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov

Sun 1:38 PM 12,616 Views 12 Comments

Brennan lost to the Uzbekistan fighter by unanimous decision.

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
# Mixed Bag
# Mixed Bag

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill

Sun 11:41 AM 5,796 Views 1 Comment

Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.

Saturday 24 July, 2021

'I 100% agree with the TMO call' - Springboks refuse to lay blame with officials
# Win Some Lose Some
# Win Some Lose Some

'I 100% agree with the TMO call' - Springboks refuse to lay blame with officials

Sat 9:07 PM 19,471 Views 8 Comments

Jacques Nienaber said he had no complaints despite seeing his team fall on the wrong side of a number of tight calls.

Friday 23 July, 2021

'Some of the criticism has crossed the line' – Perth backs under-fire Zahibo
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

'Some of the criticism has crossed the line' – Perth backs under-fire Zahibo

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,955 Views 3 Comments

The Dundalk midfielder endured a difficult evening against Levadia Tallinn on Thursday.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Dundalk come from behind twice in Tallaght to draw with Levadia Tallinn
# All Square In Tallaght
# All Square In Tallaght

Dundalk come from behind twice in Tallaght to draw with Levadia Tallinn

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:56 PM 17,960 Views 4 Comments

All four goals came during a breathless first half at Tallaght Stadium.

'We're expected to lift the intensity and physicality' – Elstadt aiming to make impact off Boks bench
# Packing A Punch
# Packing A Punch

'We're expected to lift the intensity and physicality' – Elstadt aiming to make impact off Boks bench

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 4,421 Views 2 Comments

The versatile Toulouse forward has been named among the replacements for the opening Test against the Lions.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Familiarity breeds confidence for De Allende as part of powerful Springboks backline
# Same Old Faces
# Same Old Faces

Familiarity breeds confidence for De Allende as part of powerful Springboks backline

Jul 21st 2021, 7:45 AM 5,278 Views 4 Comments

South Africa’s starting backline from the 2019 World Cup final will line out again for the first Test against the Lions.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Nienaber explains why Springboks have ditched famed 6/2 bench split for first Lions Test
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Nienaber explains why Springboks have ditched famed 6/2 bench split for first Lions Test

Jul 20th 2021, 4:33 PM 8,864 Views 5 Comments

South Africa named their team for Saturday’s opening Test earlier today.

Kolisi back as captain as Springboks name team for opening Test of Lions series
# Boks Office
# Boks Office

Kolisi back as captain as Springboks name team for opening Test of Lions series

Jul 20th 2021, 1:06 PM 10,546 Views 7 Comments

South Africa have named the same backline that started the 2019 World Cup final.

Friday 16 July, 2021

'If he's controlling games like that at 19 years of age, it only bodes well for his future'
# About Devoy
# About Devoy

'If he's controlling games like that at 19 years of age, it only bodes well for his future'

Jul 16th 2021, 3:09 PM 34,516 Views 3 Comments

Dawson Devoy lit up the Aviva Stadium with a superb performance in Bohemians’ 3-0 win over Stjarnan.

'I don’t feel hard done by, I feel disappointed that I haven’t kicked on more'
# Aiming High
# Aiming High

'I don’t feel hard done by, I feel disappointed that I haven’t kicked on more'

Jul 16th 2021, 7:00 AM 13,657 Views 6 Comments

Connacht out-half Jack Carty turned down offers from overseas in order to try play his way back into Andy Farrell’s plans.

Thursday 15 July, 2021

Bohemians turn on the style at the Aviva to give 6,000 supporters a night to remember
# Mad About Devoy
# Mad About Devoy

Bohemians turn on the style at the Aviva to give 6,000 supporters a night to remember

Jul 15th 2021, 9:37 PM 49,090 Views 27 Comments

Keith Long’s side were totally dominant against Iceland’s Stjarnan.

Wednesday 14 July, 2021

As it happened: South Africa A v British & Irish Lions
Live Jul 14th 2021, 6:52 PM

As it happened: South Africa A v British & Irish Lions

'The Six Nations, I kind of left without any answers' - Cooney opens up on Ireland frustration
# Out Of The Picture
# Out Of The Picture

'The Six Nations, I kind of left without any answers' - Cooney opens up on Ireland frustration

Jul 14th 2021, 6:00 PM 29,118 Views 33 Comments

The Ulster scrum-half won the last of his 11 caps for Ireland in February 2020.

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

'We're not where we were compared to 2019' - Coach's concern for Springboks
# Disruption
# Disruption

'We're not where we were compared to 2019' - Coach's concern for Springboks

Jul 13th 2021, 3:37 PM 3,253 Views 0 Comments

Mzwandile Stick also spoke of the squad’s desire to offer the people of South Africa hope amid ongoing rioting in the country.

Promising Ireland U20s squad can end Six Nations campaign on a high
# The Future
# The Future

Promising Ireland U20s squad can end Six Nations campaign on a high

Jul 13th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,792 Views 3 Comments

Richie Murphy’s side take on France in Cardiff today.

Monday 12 July, 2021

Former champ Johnson to miss British Open due to coronavirus
# The Open
# The Open

Former champ Johnson to miss British Open due to coronavirus

Jul 12th 2021, 4:00 PM 3,200 Views 1 Comment

The American lifted the Claret Jug in 2015.

Murphy makes seven changes to Ireland U20s team to play France
# Team News
# Team News

Murphy makes seven changes to Ireland U20s team to play France

Jul 12th 2021, 3:27 PM 6,534 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland U20s play their final match of the 2021 U20 Six Nations tomorrow.

Erasmus will 'beg' for Lions to play second South Africa A game this weekend
# Rematch
# Rematch

Erasmus will 'beg' for Lions to play second South Africa A game this weekend

Jul 12th 2021, 2:59 PM 9,359 Views 10 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby believes the Lions should scrap their planned fixture against the Stormers.

South Africa A team packed with World Cup winners for midweek Lions clash
# Going Big
# Going Big

South Africa A team packed with World Cup winners for midweek Lions clash

Jul 12th 2021, 1:28 PM 9,590 Views 4 Comments

Faf de Klerk, Cheslin Kolbe, Eben Etzebeth and Damian de Allende are among the Springbok stars in the starting team.

Saturday 10 July, 2021

As it happened: Ireland v US Eagles, Summer Series
Live Jul 10th 2021, 6:53 PM

As it happened: Ireland v US Eagles, Summer Series

As it happened: Sharks v British and Irish Lions
Live Jul 10th 2021, 4:59 PM

As it happened: Sharks v British and Irish Lions

Lions lose Itoje and Russell for Sharks game, Aki added to replacements
# Late Changes
# Late Changes

Lions lose Itoje and Russell for Sharks game, Aki added to replacements

Jul 10th 2021, 3:38 PM 6,912 Views 3 Comments

Courtney Lawes will start in place of his England teammate Itoje.

Thursday 8 July, 2021

Paddy Tally departs role as Down manager
# Down And Out
# Down And Out

Paddy Tally departs role as Down manager

Jul 8th 2021, 11:32 PM 4,718 Views 1 Comment

Down were heavily beaten by Donegal in the Ulster championship.

Croke Park to host 18,000 supporters for Leinster hurling final
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

Croke Park to host 18,000 supporters for Leinster hurling final

Jul 8th 2021, 10:44 PM 7,055 Views 11 Comments

There will also be increased crowds for the Leinster SFC semi-finals and the Munster SHC final.

Derry City announce Patrick McEleney is to rejoin from Dundalk
# On The Move
# On The Move

Derry City announce Patrick McEleney is to rejoin from Dundalk

Jul 8th 2021, 10:19 PM 3,473 Views 0 Comments

McEleney is set for a second spell with the Candystripes.

Patience paying off as Bohemians look to bring strong form to European stage
# Ice Ice Baby
# Ice Ice Baby

Patience paying off as Bohemians look to bring strong form to European stage

Jul 8th 2021, 7:45 AM 2,734 Views 1 Comment

Bohemians take on Icelandic side Stjarnan this evening.

'I'm definitely aware that I need to take every chance I get' - Van der Flier
# Putting In The Work
# Putting In The Work

'I'm definitely aware that I need to take every chance I get' - Van der Flier

Jul 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,415 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland flanker has made an effort to improve his ball carrying threat.

Wednesday 7 July, 2021

As it happened: Sharks v British & Irish Lions
Live Jul 7th 2021, 6:13 PM

As it happened: Sharks v British & Irish Lions

Ireland U20s come out on top of seven-try thriller against Italy
# Back To Winning Ways
# Back To Winning Ways

Ireland U20s come out on top of seven-try thriller against Italy

Jul 7th 2021, 3:58 PM 11,572 Views 17 Comments

Ireland had to come from behind to win in Cardiff.

Much-changed Ireland U20s have great chance to impress against Italy
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Much-changed Ireland U20s have great chance to impress against Italy

Jul 7th 2021, 7:45 AM 4,771 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are in action at 2pm in Cardiff today.

In-form Georgie Kelly enjoying being the main man again with Bohemians
# Chart Topper
# Chart Topper

In-form Georgie Kelly enjoying being the main man again with Bohemians

Jul 7th 2021, 7:30 AM 1,778 Views 0 Comments

The striker has been in superb form for Keith Long’s side.

'You can learn from any team who play a game like that' – Catt impressed by skillful Japan attack
# Learning Japanese
# Learning Japanese

'You can learn from any team who play a game like that' – Catt impressed by skillful Japan attack

Jul 7th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,056 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland attack coach is a fan of the Brave Blossoms’ approach to rugby.

Tuesday 6 July, 2021

'Rugby nerd' Casey feels Ireland's attack is moving in the right direction
# Tempo
# Tempo

'Rugby nerd' Casey feels Ireland's attack is moving in the right direction

Jul 6th 2021, 4:17 PM 6,898 Views 6 Comments

The scrum-half is hoping to get more minutes on the pitch against the USA this weekend.

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