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Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

15 hours ago 12,754 Views 8 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

Saturday 7 May, 2022

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?
# Road To Croker
# Road To Croker

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?

May 7th 2022, 10:02 AM 35,300 Views 9 Comments

It’s time to bring Katie Taylor home.

Friday 6 May, 2022

Kyle Hayes returns for Limerick while Tipp make five changes for third-round tie
# Munster SHC
# Munster SHC

Kyle Hayes returns for Limerick while Tipp make five changes for third-round tie

May 6th 2022, 9:54 PM 25,886 Views 24 Comments

Cathal O’Neill continues in place of the injured Cian Lynch, while Tipp have made a switch in goal for Sunday’s tie.

Two championship debutants for Cork while Kerry swap two for Páirc Uí Rinn trip
# Munster SFC
# Munster SFC

Two championship debutants for Cork while Kerry swap two for Páirc Uí Rinn trip

May 6th 2022, 9:13 PM 21,028 Views 4 Comments

John Cooper and Rory Maguire will make their championship bows for The Rebels, while Seán O’Shea returns to captain The Kingdom.

Thursday 5 May, 2022

Damien Duff banned from touchline for three games after sending off
# Bold Boy Step
# Bold Boy Step

Damien Duff banned from touchline for three games after sending off

May 5th 2022, 4:55 PM 5,147 Views 3 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland international was sent off for two yellow-card offences in the dugout at Oriel Park a fortnight ago.

Buy4Pets Online confirmed as new partner of League of Ireland and 'The LOI Show'
# Sponsor
# Sponsor

Buy4Pets Online confirmed as new partner of League of Ireland and 'The LOI Show'

May 5th 2022, 4:29 PM 2,506 Views 0 Comments

The Irish online pet store becomes the first primary partner of the league’s weekly highlights show.

Monday 2 May, 2022

Taylor, Serrano, and a night to stir the soul
# See You Soon
# See You Soon

Taylor, Serrano, and a night to stir the soul

Updated May 2nd 2022, 12:07 PM 33,843 Views 19 Comments

Two great champions elevated their sport and levitated their audience at Madison Square Garden. It will be tough to recreate that magic without each other.

Sunday 1 May, 2022

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'
# High Point
# High Point

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'

May 1st 2022, 1:05 PM 68,071 Views 36 Comments

Eddie Hearn is keen on staging a Taylor-Serrano sequel in Ireland.

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages
# The Legend Continues
# The Legend Continues

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages

May 1st 2022, 4:16 AM 174,454 Views 154 Comments

On an electrifying night in New York, the Irish great gritted out a seismic victory over her slightly favoured longtime rival after being badly hurt in the fifth round.

Saturday 30 April, 2022

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard
# Next Gen
# Next Gen

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 PM 15,415 Views 4 Comments

Australia’s Skye Nicolson, whose boxing brothers died tragically before she was born, is hellbent on carrying their legacy to new heights.

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'
# Taylor
# Taylor

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'

Apr 30th 2022, 11:00 AM 17,862 Views 2 Comments

Katie Taylor on spending time with Amanda Serrano, being grateful she’s not fighting on a Jake Paul undercard, and comparisons between tonight’s bout and her 2012 Olympic final.

Friday 29 April, 2022

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown
# Electric
# Electric

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 11:20 PM 57,186 Views 27 Comments

The Irish turned out in force, with plenty of Puerto Rican noise too, as Saturday night’s protagonists faced off on stage.

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career
# A Night Of Firsts
# A Night Of Firsts

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career

Apr 29th 2022, 4:06 PM 4,988 Views 3 Comments

‘I think we were supposed to be fighting in Eddie Hearn’s backyard during the pandemic, so I think MSG and a packed 20,000 arena… It is a bit better.’

Taylor's coolness, jewellery wagers, and becoming the Irish Ricky Hatton
# Casey On Boxing
# Casey On Boxing

Taylor's coolness, jewellery wagers, and becoming the Irish Ricky Hatton

Apr 29th 2022, 12:50 PM 46,109 Views 11 Comments

Katie Taylor seems to be operating on a different plane in advance of the biggest fight of her professional career.

Thursday 28 April, 2022

Taylor v Serrano: I'm not one to read too much into a fighter's body language, but...
# Casey On Boxing
# Casey On Boxing

Taylor v Serrano: I'm not one to read too much into a fighter's body language, but...

Apr 28th 2022, 12:00 PM 67,337 Views 8 Comments

Gavan Casey elbows to the front of a packed media workout in Manhattan.

Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''
# Dem Apples
# Dem Apples

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''

Apr 27th 2022, 10:15 PM 31,299 Views 13 Comments

With MSG almost sold out for Saturday, Eddie Hearn has reiterated that he would be ‘very disappointed’ if Taylor never fights in Ireland as a professional.

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York
# New York Giants
# New York Giants

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York

Apr 27th 2022, 9:53 AM 14,443 Views 5 Comments

Gavan Casey touches down in the Big Apple ahead of a mega-fight in the Garden.

Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'
# Perfect Harmony
# Perfect Harmony

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'

Apr 13th 2022, 2:34 PM 4,965 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Harrington is ready to take on the world again after a few weeks in which she won Strandja gold, sang on the Late Late, and married her partner Mandy.

Daniel Kinahan in boxing: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
# Probellum Child
# Probellum Child

Daniel Kinahan in boxing: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?

Apr 13th 2022, 9:12 AM 35,730 Views 9 Comments

Boxing figures may disown Kinahan publicly in light of US sanctions but privately, his influence on the sport is unlikely to wane.

Monday 11 April, 2022

No fresh injuries for Leinster as Porter, Kelleher and Larmour resume full training
# Boost
# Boost

No fresh injuries for Leinster as Porter, Kelleher and Larmour resume full training

Apr 11th 2022, 2:59 PM 5,890 Views 9 Comments

Loosehead Michael Milne is also back in training and could soon be set for his first appearance of the campaign.

Saturday 9 April, 2022

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'
# Survive And Advance
# Survive And Advance

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'

Apr 9th 2022, 1:27 PM 18,651 Views 2 Comments

Eric Donovan is ready for one last European title tilt in the ring, but he’s already winning outside of it.

Friday 8 April, 2022

Moxham to make first European start as Ulster name team for Toulouse
# Allez L'um
# Allez L'um

Moxham to make first European start as Ulster name team for Toulouse

Updated Apr 8th 2022, 1:25 PM 6,747 Views 14 Comments

Stuart McCloskey returns to the starting lineup, partnering James Hume in midfield, while John Cooney and Billy Burns line out at half-back.

O'Mahony and Carbery ruled out for Exeter trip, while Coombes undergoes ankle surgery
# Bare Bones
# Bare Bones

O'Mahony and Carbery ruled out for Exeter trip, while Coombes undergoes ankle surgery

Updated Apr 8th 2022, 1:00 PM 15,320 Views 40 Comments

Stand-in captain Jack O’Donoghue is joined in the back row by John Hodnett and Alex Kendellen, while Ben Healy steps in at 10.

Thursday 7 April, 2022

Connacht welcome back key men, McGrath gets nod at 9 for Leinster ahead of European tussle
# BIG GUNS
# BIG GUNS

Connacht welcome back key men, McGrath gets nod at 9 for Leinster ahead of European tussle

Apr 7th 2022, 12:44 PM 17,910 Views 40 Comments

Bundee Aki, Jarrad Butler and Gavin Thornbury start for Connacht, while Leo Cullen has switched up his half-backs and front five.

Monday 4 April, 2022

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
# Legend
# Legend

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,815 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

Seven-time All-Ireland winner O'Gara joins Wexford senior champions Shelmaliers
# New Recruit
# New Recruit

Seven-time All-Ireland winner O'Gara joins Wexford senior champions Shelmaliers

Apr 4th 2022, 5:54 PM 24,089 Views 1 Comment

The 36-year-old full-forward has lived locally for the last couple of years.

Sunday 3 April, 2022

'This guy is insufferable' - Bordeaux coach addresses ROG touchline altercation
# Fuming
# Fuming

'This guy is insufferable' - Bordeaux coach addresses ROG touchline altercation

Apr 3rd 2022, 9:08 PM 116,835 Views 23 Comments

Christophe Urios took issue with the La Rochelle boss during yesterday’s Top 14 encounter — and they meet again next weekend.

Chiedozie Ogbene nets extra-time stunner at Wembley as Rotherham win EFL Trophy
# Man Of The Moment
# Man Of The Moment

Chiedozie Ogbene nets extra-time stunner at Wembley as Rotherham win EFL Trophy

Apr 3rd 2022, 7:45 PM 43,205 Views 9 Comments

Just over a week after netting for Ireland against Belgium, the Cork man blasted home at the home of English football.

Celtic staff member requires 'urgent medical treatment' after being hit by glass bottle at Ibrox
# Disgraceful
# Disgraceful

Celtic staff member requires 'urgent medical treatment' after being hit by glass bottle at Ibrox

Apr 3rd 2022, 4:55 PM 16,888 Views 20 Comments

Celtic have referred the matter to Police Scotland.

Thursday 31 March, 2022

Edel McMahon: Wasps team-mate Monaghan throws outrageous offloads 'most nights of the week'
# Picking The Lock
# Picking The Lock

Edel McMahon: Wasps team-mate Monaghan throws outrageous offloads 'most nights of the week'

Mar 31st 2022, 6:20 AM 5,378 Views 0 Comments

‘We’re going to relish the challenge to play against a top-three team in the world,’ the back row says of this weekend’s trip to France.

Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Amée-Leigh Murphy Crowe: Blessington 'chats', backing your gut, and Beibhinn Parsons' speed
# Team Player
# Team Player

Amée-Leigh Murphy Crowe: Blessington 'chats', backing your gut, and Beibhinn Parsons' speed

Mar 30th 2022, 9:15 PM 4,839 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m afraid of heights and people might not have known that about me — and I was abseiling down this massive wall and people were just so encouraging!’

Nicole Cronin's ability to play off the cuff probably the best I’ve seen, says Ireland coach Briggs
# The New 10
# The New 10

Nicole Cronin's ability to play off the cuff probably the best I’ve seen, says Ireland coach Briggs

Mar 30th 2022, 6:26 PM 4,588 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Briggs on her specific role with Ireland, the first steps in this young squad’s development, a new 10-12 axis, and this weekend’s trip to France.

Jonny Bell to return to Ulster as defence coach
# Old Chime's Sake
# Old Chime's Sake

Jonny Bell to return to Ulster as defence coach

Mar 30th 2022, 4:42 PM 8,058 Views 3 Comments

Skills coach Craig Newby has also signed a two-year contract extension with the northern province.

Tuesday 29 March, 2022

World Rugby to investigate possible eligibility breach by Ireland's RWC opponents Spain
# Regulation 8
# Regulation 8

World Rugby to investigate possible eligibility breach by Ireland's RWC opponents Spain

Mar 29th 2022, 11:15 AM 31,753 Views 6 Comments

The review pertains to an unnamed player who represented Spain in the Rugby Europe Championship, which doubled as World Cup qualifiers.

Ireland withdraws bid to host America's Cup in Cork
# Not Exactly Leeward
# Not Exactly Leeward

Ireland withdraws bid to host America's Cup in Cork

Mar 29th 2022, 10:53 AM 4,421 Views 1 Comment

‘The tight timeframe available prior to the 37th edition of the Cup brought with it a large risk of under-delivery,’ read a government statement.

Monday 28 March, 2022

URC's referees chief says Ulster's disallowed try versus Stormers should have stood
# Admission
# Admission

URC's referees chief says Ulster's disallowed try versus Stormers should have stood

Mar 28th 2022, 4:09 PM 8,560 Views 16 Comments

‘There was no conclusive evidence that the Ulster player has knocked the ball on,’ Tappe Henning said on SuperSport’s ‘Final Whistle’ programme.

Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return
# Sonny Delight
# Sonny Delight

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return

Mar 23rd 2022, 1:21 PM 22,739 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand’s two-time Rugby World Cup winner and Limerick’s former middleweight world champion teamed up for a short night’s work in Sydney.

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Green Fight And Gold
# Green Fight And Gold

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:40 PM 3,789 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon senior footballer O’Rourke won a 4-1 split in her 70kg final, while Dubliner Fay was dominant in her 54kg decider.

Du Plessis banned for three games, with two backdated, after sending off against Munster
# Verdict
# Verdict

Du Plessis banned for three games, with two backdated, after sending off against Munster

Mar 22nd 2022, 2:34 PM 8,284 Views 11 Comments

The Bulls hooker received his marching orders for a dangerous ruck incident involving Alex Kendellen.

Monday 21 March, 2022

'They bonded really tightly. It's amazing to see the provincial barriers broken down'
# That Night In Cork
# That Night In Cork

'They bonded really tightly. It's amazing to see the provincial barriers broken down'

Mar 21st 2022, 7:00 AM 8,203 Views 1 Comment

Ireland head coach Richie Murphy joked post-game that he was more worried about his side becoming fatigued from ping pong than from rugby.

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