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One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era
# Luck Of The Draw
# Luck Of The Draw

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era

16 hours ago 14,926 Views 5 Comments

A cruel draw and a different scene make it difficult to see a talented team replicating the success of Beijing or London.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Ireland's boxers handed extremely tough draws in Tokyo
# Annoying
# Annoying

Ireland's boxers handed extremely tough draws in Tokyo

Thu 4:11 PM 6,475 Views 1 Comment

Though things landed nicely for Kellie Harrington and Aidan Walsh, their team-mates will all face unenviable opposition in their opening bouts.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Watch: Magical moment as son-of-Derry-legend Tohill is awarded AFL debut for Collingwood
# Actual Scenes
# Actual Scenes

Watch: Magical moment as son-of-Derry-legend Tohill is awarded AFL debut for Collingwood

Updated Wed 5:03 PM 26,010 Views 9 Comments

Anton Tohill fought tears as he was called up by Magpies coach Robert Harvey, who later recalled playing against Tohill’s legendary father in Croke Park.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Manning brothers Peyton and Eli to co-front 'alternate' ESPN Monday Night Football broadcasts
# Brothers With Arms
# Brothers With Arms

Manning brothers Peyton and Eli to co-front 'alternate' ESPN Monday Night Football broadcasts

Mon 9:20 PM 6,793 Views 1 Comment

The brothers ‘MegaCast’ will air on ESPN2 and ESPN+, while the network’s traditional MNF broadcast team will continue on its main channel.

Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Katie Taylor to defend undisputed title against American former world champ in Leeds
# Marching On
# Marching On

Katie Taylor to defend undisputed title against American former world champ in Leeds

Jul 14th 2021, 3:04 PM 24,688 Views 18 Comments

‘Enjoy your belts while you still have them,’ Texan Jennifer Han has told Taylor. ‘I will see you in September.’

The controversial goal that knocked Shamrock Rovers out of Champions League qualifying
# Lowlights
# Lowlights

The controversial goal that knocked Shamrock Rovers out of Champions League qualifying

Jul 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 13,730 Views 12 Comments

Richie Towell’s stunning goal had brought Rovers level on aggregate before Vladimir Weiss struck with 18 minutes remaining.

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Former Wexford FC man O’Connor leaves Leicester for Motherwell
# Moving North
# Moving North

Former Wexford FC man O’Connor leaves Leicester for Motherwell

Jul 13th 2021, 10:46 PM 4,749 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old defender made 21 appearances for Leicester’s U23s over the course of his two seasons at the club.

Holders Dundalk to visit Treaty United, Bohs away to Cork's Corinthians in first round
# The Cup
# The Cup

Holders Dundalk to visit Treaty United, Bohs away to Cork's Corinthians in first round

Jul 13th 2021, 8:52 PM 4,076 Views 4 Comments

Last season’s beaten finalists Shamrock Rovers will host Galway United, while there will be four all-non-league ties.

France's power in reserve tells as they pip never-say-die Ireland to second in U20s Six Nations
# Effort Boys
# Effort Boys

France's power in reserve tells as they pip never-say-die Ireland to second in U20s Six Nations

Jul 13th 2021, 7:01 PM 9,982 Views 10 Comments

Les jeunes Bleus emerged 34-28 winners after a seismic second-half effort, but they still had to hold Richie Murphy’s men off at the death.

Friday 9 July, 2021

Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29
# RIP
# RIP

Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29

Jul 9th 2021, 10:43 PM 117,940 Views 22 Comments

‘He was loved and respected by all who knew him,’ wrote Chris Eubank of his son, who passed away in Dubai.

Former Shamrock Rovers favourite Trevor Clarke joins Joey Barton's Bristol Rovers
# On The Move
# On The Move

Former Shamrock Rovers favourite Trevor Clarke joins Joey Barton's Bristol Rovers

Jul 9th 2021, 8:51 PM 4,862 Views 4 Comments

‘It’s important to recruit players on ability and character and he’s a great addition in both areas,’ said Barton.

Hungary handed spectator ban by Uefa due to supporters' racism and homophobia at Euros
# Triple Punishment
# Triple Punishment

Hungary handed spectator ban by Uefa due to supporters' racism and homophobia at Euros

Jul 9th 2021, 7:45 PM 4,691 Views 5 Comments

The Hungarians will also have to display a banner containing Uefa’s ‘#EqualGame’ logo and have been fined €100,000.

Wednesday 7 July, 2021

As it happened: England v Denmark, Euro 2020 semi-final
Live Jul 7th 2021, 7:15 PM

As it happened: England v Denmark, Euro 2020 semi-final

Paul O'Donovan: 'Really, there's a ceiling on how happy you can be, winning medals'
# All That Glitters
# All That Glitters

Paul O'Donovan: 'Really, there's a ceiling on how happy you can be, winning medals'

Jul 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 26,814 Views 1 Comment

‘There was a pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus, who said, ‘A man can never fall in the same river twice.”

Over 90% of Ireland's Olympic team expected to be vaccinated for Tokyo Games
# Take-up
# Take-up

Over 90% of Ireland's Olympic team expected to be vaccinated for Tokyo Games

Jul 7th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,533 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Olympic CMO, Dr Jim O’Donovan, says timing, personal reasons and competitive concerns may deter a small minority of athletes from receiving the jab.

No holding back for 19-year-old Tanya Watson ahead of Tokyo return
# Diving Head-first
# Diving Head-first

No holding back for 19-year-old Tanya Watson ahead of Tokyo return

Jul 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 2,006 Views 0 Comments

Team-mate Oliver Dingley has told her that the Olympics are ‘something to enjoy, soak in, and be excited about when you’re there.’

Sunday 4 July, 2021

Finn Harps sign LOI veteran Doherty and well travelled defender Mustoe
# Depth
# Depth

Finn Harps sign LOI veteran Doherty and well travelled defender Mustoe

Jul 4th 2021, 5:01 PM 4,851 Views 0 Comments

Academy attacker Sean Kerrigan has also been promoted to the first-team squad until he leaves for college in America at the end of the summer.

Thursday 1 July, 2021

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
# Where There's A Will
# Where There's A Will

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton

Jul 1st 2021, 7:45 AM 21,752 Views 1 Comment

Jessica McCaskill: from homelessness to investment banking, willing a Katie Taylor fight into existence, and becoming a living legend in her own right.

Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park
# Derby
# Derby

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park

Jun 30th 2021, 5:48 PM 8,516 Views 2 Comments

Former professional world champion Doheny will face former amateur world champion and ranked contender Conlan in the latter’s backyard.

Monday 28 June, 2021

Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team
# New Era
# New Era

Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team

Jun 28th 2021, 3:34 PM 6,906 Views 2 Comments

BBC veteran Costello and Lee will provide commentary while Maya Jama will present the coverage for future Matchroom shows in the UK.

Sunday 27 June, 2021

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Cian O'Sullivan announces retirement due to injury
# Legend
# Legend

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Cian O'Sullivan announces retirement due to injury

Jun 27th 2021, 4:01 PM 12,303 Views 9 Comments

The 33-year-old says his body can no longer meet the demands of competitive football. He retires as one of the most decorated players of all time.

Thursday 24 June, 2021

'I can play at that level' - Caoimhín Kelleher signs new long-term deal at Liverpool
# Believe In Caoimh
# Believe In Caoimh

'I can play at that level' - Caoimhín Kelleher signs new long-term deal at Liverpool

Jun 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 21,518 Views 24 Comments

The 22-year-old Republic of Ireland international says he wants to keep pushing first-choice Alisson from next season.

Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Former Wexford and Cork City defender Delaney departs Bolton
# Trotting On
# Trotting On

Former Wexford and Cork City defender Delaney departs Bolton

Jun 8th 2021, 11:34 PM 6,501 Views 2 Comments

His agent, Stephen Hunt, has accused the newly promoted League One side’s manager of going ‘back on his word in January.’

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois
# Full Steam Ahead
# Full Steam Ahead

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 4:09 PM 20,706 Views 13 Comments

The Dubliner was a cut above the Englishwoman and will likely be named the top seed for Tokyo, leaving her two fights from an Olympic medal.

Sunday 6 June, 2021

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics
# Family Fortunes
# Family Fortunes

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics

Jun 6th 2021, 4:09 PM 5,819 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast boxers sealed their places in Tokyo within 45 minutes of each other in Paris.

Friday 4 June, 2021

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland
# Boxing
# Boxing

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland

Jun 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 5,973 Views 10 Comments

Five out of five for the Irish in Paris. Not a bad start.

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN
# Landmark
# Landmark

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:06 PM 29,646 Views 16 Comments

The five-year deal marks a shift in the Irish, UK and global boxing landscape, and will see Katie Taylor fight exclusively on DAZN.

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''
# Turning The Page
# Turning The Page

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:35 AM 9,201 Views 0 Comments

After a turbulent 18 months, Jason Quigley kept alive the prospect of turning a good career into a great one and put smiles on faces back home.

Sunday 30 May, 2021

Baraclough boosted by friendly victory as Northern Ireland ease past Malta
# Malteasy Peasy
# Malteasy Peasy

Baraclough boosted by friendly victory as Northern Ireland ease past Malta

May 30th 2021, 8:38 PM 3,351 Views 0 Comments

Jordan Jones, Gavin Whyte and Ali McCann scored the goals in Austria, where Josh Magennis missed a penalty.

Wednesday 26 May, 2021

'The shake of the head, there, at the end really says I didn't believe it was happening'
# Completed It Mate
# Completed It Mate

'The shake of the head, there, at the end really says I didn't believe it was happening'

May 26th 2021, 5:15 PM 6,436 Views 6 Comments

Dan Martin mapped it out, led from the breakaway and ‘killed morale’ in the final two kilometres of an extraordinary ride.

Saturday 22 May, 2021

How to win friends and captivate people
# ROG And The Media
# ROG And The Media

How to win friends and captivate people

May 22nd 2021, 12:23 PM 31,861 Views 3 Comments

‘He’s gone the opposite direction to most coaches who put up a front.’

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Jenny Egan to compete for final Olympic spot after strong semi-final showing
# You Canoe It
# You Canoe It

Jenny Egan to compete for final Olympic spot after strong semi-final showing

May 20th 2021, 4:10 PM 1,839 Views 2 Comments

The Kildare woman must win her K1 200m final in Siberia if she is to claim the final ticket to Tokyo.

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Two Wexford hurlers test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Kilkenny clash
# New Normal
# New Normal

Two Wexford hurlers test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Kilkenny clash

Updated May 19th 2021, 3:09 PM 26,656 Views 25 Comments

Wexford GAA chair Michael Martin expects Sunday’s game with Kilkenny to go ahead as scheduled.

Saturday 15 May, 2021

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival
# Line 'em Up
# Line 'em Up

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival

May 15th 2021, 9:07 PM 11,960 Views 3 Comments

‘Mac Attack’ stopped Alexandru Jur in the sixth to defend his European title and set up an intriguing Ireland-v-England clash.

Friday 14 May, 2021

20 years on, U2 and Jason McAteer finally collaborate - with a Dutchman - for official song of Euro 2020
# Beautiful Goal
# Beautiful Goal

20 years on, U2 and Jason McAteer finally collaborate - with a Dutchman - for official song of Euro 2020

May 14th 2021, 1:22 PM 25,018 Views 17 Comments

Martin Garrix was just five when McAteer sunk his native Netherlands at Lansdowne Road.

'Baby steps are better than no steps' - Power patient but not ruling out league return for Kilkenny
# Slowly But Surely
# Slowly But Surely

'Baby steps are better than no steps' - Power patient but not ruling out league return for Kilkenny

May 14th 2021, 12:20 PM 6,067 Views 0 Comments

The Piltown forward is making progress in her comeback from a broken kneecap suffered last October.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Addison's Ulster season over as he receives four-match ban for red-card challenge on Daly
# Before It Started
# Before It Started

Addison's Ulster season over as he receives four-match ban for red-card challenge on Daly

May 13th 2021, 3:58 PM 6,948 Views 33 Comments

Addison was sent off for a challenge on Munster’s Shane Daly on what was his first start for 16 months.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United
# Confirmation
# Confirmation

Man City crowned Premier League champions as Leicester beat weakened Man United

May 11th 2021, 7:52 PM 35,878 Views 105 Comments

An experimental United side lost 2-1 and can no longer mathematically catch Pep Guardiola’s longtime leaders.

Monday 10 May, 2021

O'Brien and Doris back in contention for Leinster's clash with Ulster
# Boost
# Boost

O'Brien and Doris back in contention for Leinster's clash with Ulster

May 10th 2021, 2:18 PM 7,569 Views 6 Comments

Jack Conan will follow return-to-play protocols while Ciaran Frawley’s injuries require further assessment.

Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Keith Higgins to captain the Mayo hurlers for 2021
# Small Ball
# Small Ball

Keith Higgins to captain the Mayo hurlers for 2021

May 5th 2021, 12:23 PM 6,977 Views 3 Comments

The four-time football All-Star will lead Derek Walsh’s men against Derry this Sunday, with Stephen Coyne appointed vice captain.

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