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Sunday 22 April, 2012

Second place for Aileen Morrison at Triathlon World Cup event
# Strong Finish
# Strong Finish

Second place for Aileen Morrison at Triathlon World Cup event

Apr 22nd 2012, 7:37 PM 721 Views 0 Comments

The Derry athlete’s recent improvements in the swimming discipline saw her finish within 20 seconds of a win in Japan.

Roberto Mancini: The league is probably still United's to lose
# April 30
# April 30

Roberto Mancini: The league is probably still United's to lose

Apr 22nd 2012, 6:34 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester City manager was remaining downbeat after his team’s 2-0 win over Wolves brought them within three points of top spot.

As it happened: Wolves v Manchester City, Premier League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wolves v Manchester City, Premier League

Apr 22nd 2012, 3:55 PM 8,409 Views 3 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s men were eager to take full advantage of United’s slip-up as they sought three points at Molineux.

As it happened: Kilkenny v Clare, National Hurling League Division 1A semi-final
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Kilkenny v Clare, National Hurling League Division 1A semi-final

Apr 22nd 2012, 1:45 PM 5,488 Views 40 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald’s side looked to build on their victory over Limerick when they took on the imposing Cats at Semple stadium.

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In the clink: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to prison
# Hard Yards
# Hard Yards

In the clink: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to prison

Apr 22nd 2012, 1:25 PM 1,952 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United striker paid a visit to a prison in Malaga and showed he has not lost his scoring touch.

Proper order: Rob Kearney awarded Player of the Year by Leinster peers
# Top Pick
# Top Pick

Proper order: Rob Kearney awarded Player of the Year by Leinster peers

Apr 22nd 2012, 12:40 PM 789 Views 1 Comment

The full-back from Louth held off competition from Isa Nacewa and Jonathon Sexton to capture the top playing prize.

Saturday 21 April, 2012

"He understands the Munster way": Simon Easterby backs Axel for top job
# Munster Made
# Munster Made

"He understands the Munster way": Simon Easterby backs Axel for top job

Apr 21st 2012, 10:00 AM 772 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland international will pit his forwards coaching wits against Anthony Foley this weekend as the Reds face Scarlets.

Friday 20 April, 2012

London 2012: Dream over for Tommy McCarthy as he loses in boxing semi-final
# Olympic Heartache
# Olympic Heartache

London 2012: Dream over for Tommy McCarthy as he loses in boxing semi-final

Apr 20th 2012, 6:19 PM 1,209 Views 1 Comment

The Irish fighter needed to win the heavyweight division to qualify but was edged out by Vladimir Cheles of Moldova

Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!
# Blue Magic
# Blue Magic

Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!

Apr 20th 2012, 4:01 PM 779 Views 0 Comments

The Blues are looking for a young fan to run out with the team in Bordeaux before their knock-out clash.

VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting
# It's For You
# It's For You

VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting

Apr 20th 2012, 3:33 PM 767 Views 0 Comments

Scolding parents the world over will enjoy this ‘told you so’ moment from an NBA match

Gimme Samoa: Connacht fans ready to wave off Ray while Munster say hello to David
# Ray
# Ray

Gimme Samoa: Connacht fans ready to wave off Ray while Munster say hello to David

Apr 20th 2012, 2:15 PM 838 Views 0 Comments

There is a new loose-head in town for Munster but Connacht will bid a Sportsground farewell to their two favourite Samoans.

"Shane! Come back!": Gunslinging winger Williams not ready to retire yet
# So Long
# So Long

"Shane! Come back!": Gunslinging winger Williams not ready to retire yet

Apr 20th 2012, 12:53 PM 459 Views 0 Comments

The Welsh wizard will line-out for the Ospreys at Liberty Stadium tonight but wants to prolong that long walk into the sunset.

On yer bike: GAA stars get behind charity cycling initiative
# Bikers
# Bikers

On yer bike: GAA stars get behind charity cycling initiative

Apr 20th 2012, 11:46 AM 545 Views 0 Comments

Dublin forward Bernard Brogan was at Croke Park to promote ‘Race the Rás’ and may have inadvertently created a new sport.

VIDEO: Falcao scores a stunning bar-down goal in Europa League semi-final
# Going Loco
# Going Loco

VIDEO: Falcao scores a stunning bar-down goal in Europa League semi-final

Apr 20th 2012, 10:31 AM 556 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian striker put a lovely punctuation point on Atletico Madrid’s 4-2 victory over Spanish rivals Valencia

Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand
# Early Risers
# Early Risers

Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand

Apr 20th 2012, 9:53 AM 714 Views 1 Comment

No graveyard shifts for Irish fans this June as Brian O’Driscoll and company do battle with the world champion All Blacks.

Thursday 19 April, 2012

Happy Birthday Fenway! Boston stadium celebrates 100 years as home to Red Sox
# Boston Regal
# Boston Regal

Happy Birthday Fenway! Boston stadium celebrates 100 years as home to Red Sox

Apr 19th 2012, 6:17 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

One of the most famous grounds in the baseball kingdom marks a century by hosting the New York Yankees

High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo
# Ante Up
# Ante Up

High-rollers: Djokovic and Murray come up trumps at Monte Carlo

Apr 19th 2012, 5:34 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

Novak battled back from a set down while Andy will now face Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Rolex Masters.

Get in there: Programme seller job may be just the ticket for Leinster semi-final
# Who Wants It?
# Who Wants It?

Get in there: Programme seller job may be just the ticket for Leinster semi-final

Apr 19th 2012, 4:25 PM 938 Views 0 Comments

Publishing company looks for eager beavers to sell official match magazines at the Heineken Cup knock-out in Bordeaux.

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot
# Doz-Ilroy
# Doz-Ilroy

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot

Apr 19th 2012, 3:25 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald

Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns
# Politics Of Sport
# Politics Of Sport

Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns

Apr 19th 2012, 1:12 PM 2,218 Views 5 Comments

The Formula One race is set to go ahead this Sunday amid rising tensions and anti-government protests

Blame it on the Bébé: Besiktas dump United star into reserves after late-night disco
# Bold Bebe
# Bold Bebe

Blame it on the Bébé: Besiktas dump United star into reserves after late-night disco

Apr 19th 2012, 12:28 PM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

The €9m Portugese striker has been warned that his loan spell in Turkey is not a vacation

Growing pains: 13-year-old Chinese golfer hits 77 on European Tour debut
# School's Out
# School's Out

Growing pains: 13-year-old Chinese golfer hits 77 on European Tour debut

Apr 19th 2012, 11:20 AM 579 Views 0 Comments

History-making golf prodigy Guan Tian-Lang struggles at China Open as Ireland’s Damien McGrane shoots 5-under

Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines
# Holiday Time
# Holiday Time

Out of season: Bent and Arteta to watch Premier League climax from the sidelines

Apr 19th 2012, 10:39 AM 231 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal midfielder and Aston Villa striker are cursing injuries as the vital fixtures arrive thick and fast

Saturday 14 April, 2012

As it happened: Munster vs. Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect PRO 12
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Munster vs. Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect PRO 12

Apr 14th 2012, 7:07 PM 7,011 Views 4 Comments

The Scottish side visited Musgrave Park with hopes of inflicting a third successive home defeat on the Reds.

As it happened: Connacht vs. Ulster, RaboDirect PRO 12
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Connacht vs. Ulster, RaboDirect PRO 12

Apr 14th 2012, 5:01 PM 4,300 Views 5 Comments

Could Brian McLaughlin’s men keep the away fires burning to steal into a Top 4 spot or would the Westerners add another impressive scalp to their collection? We went minute-by-minute to find out.

Just my cup of tea: Ethiopian long distance champion jets in for Great Ireland Run
# Gold Blend
# Gold Blend

Just my cup of tea: Ethiopian long distance champion jets in for Great Ireland Run

Apr 14th 2012, 4:42 PM 543 Views 0 Comments

Kenenisa Bekele will look to prove his Olympic running credentials when he competes at the Phoenix Park on Sunday

Italian football player reported dead after suspected heart attack
# Serie B Shock
# Serie B Shock

Italian football player reported dead after suspected heart attack

Apr 14th 2012, 4:14 PM 2,325 Views 1 Comment

Livorno midfielder collapsed to the pitch after only 31 minutes of Livorno’s league match at Pescara. The Italian league has responded by suspending this weekend’s remaining fixtures.

All change: Clontarf blow chance to clinch league title as St Mary’s snatch win
# Switcheroo
# Switcheroo

All change: Clontarf blow chance to clinch league title as St Mary’s snatch win

Apr 14th 2012, 3:45 PM 387 Views 0 Comments

A double from Darren Hudson and a superb score from Conor Hogan was enough for a leadership change in the UBL

WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year'
# Epic Thunder
# Epic Thunder

WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year'

Apr 14th 2012, 3:03 PM 738 Views 0 Comments

The diminutive point-guard’s eyes lit up when his esteemed Oklahoma Thunder teammate put this pass airborne …

Great Balls of Fire! Bear Grylls throws some heat at L.A Dodgers game
# Flamethrower
# Flamethrower

Great Balls of Fire! Bear Grylls throws some heat at L.A Dodgers game

Apr 14th 2012, 2:28 PM 1,020 Views 0 Comments

The outback adventurer took pointless pyromania to a whole new level at a Major League Baseball clash

Move over Dunphy: Stephen Hunt to warm the pundit's chair on Soccer Saturday
# Analyse This
# Analyse This

Move over Dunphy: Stephen Hunt to warm the pundit's chair on Soccer Saturday

Apr 14th 2012, 9:20 AM 1,330 Views 1 Comment

We speculate on seven blockbusters Stephen Hunt could unveil to spice up RTÉ’s soccer show

Olympic Interview: Kenneth Egan relives his Silver Medal win at Beijing 2008
# Silver Lining
# Silver Lining

Olympic Interview: Kenneth Egan relives his Silver Medal win at Beijing 2008

Apr 14th 2012, 9:00 AM 936 Views 0 Comments

Controversy reigned in the Light-Heavyweight Final in 2008 as the Irish boxer was not awarded points for clean hits.

Friday 13 April, 2012

Cheers to that: Springboks and Pumas to tackle Ireland in Guinness Series
# November Gain
# November Gain

Cheers to that: Springboks and Pumas to tackle Ireland in Guinness Series

Apr 13th 2012, 3:36 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

Aviva matches confirmed against Argentina and South Africa and a day at the Park for Wolfhounds

Shamrock Rovers fans undertake 10k walk to commemorate 25 years since Milltown move
# Rambling Rovers
# Rambling Rovers

Shamrock Rovers fans undertake 10k walk to commemorate 25 years since Milltown move

Apr 13th 2012, 2:51 PM 511 Views 0 Comments

The anniversary-marking stroll will start at the club’s old home and wind its way to their new abode in Tallaght

'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight
# All Flak
# All Flak

'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight

Apr 13th 2012, 1:26 PM 1,271 Views 1 Comment

The All Black and Auckland Blues scrum-half has copped some flak on Twitter for his side’s poor Super 15 start

South Africans dominate Malaysia leaderboard while Donald goes South in Carolina
# Oh Carolina
# Oh Carolina

South Africans dominate Malaysia leaderboard while Donald goes South in Carolina

Apr 13th 2012, 12:43 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

Luke and Louis ‘Mr Albatross’ Oosthuizen are hunting a shiny, bedazzled cups to make up for Masters woes

Liverpool recall Hungarian goalkeeper from Hull City for FA Cup semi-final
# Go Fourth
# Go Fourth

Liverpool recall Hungarian goalkeeper from Hull City for FA Cup semi-final

Apr 13th 2012, 11:14 AM 623 Views 0 Comments

Fouth choice glovesman Peter Gulacsi set for subs role against Everton – 44 months after signing for the Reds.

Leaders of the Pack: Raffaele Cretaro and Sligo set to welcome Derry
# LOI Leaders
# LOI Leaders

Leaders of the Pack: Raffaele Cretaro and Sligo set to welcome Derry

Apr 13th 2012, 10:30 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

The Rovers striker and his teammates are enjoying their best league start in 75 years but know Derry will pose a genuine threat

Double Dutch: Liverpool put Cruyff and van Gaal on wishlist
# Total Football
# Total Football

Double Dutch: Liverpool put Cruyff and van Gaal on wishlist

Apr 13th 2012, 9:58 AM 584 Views 2 Comments

The former Ajax and Barcelona coaches have been lined up as successors to deposed director of football, Damien Comolli

Monday 9 April, 2012

EA Sports Cup: Big win for Derry as Shamrock Rovers bounce back
# League Cup
# League Cup

EA Sports Cup: Big win for Derry as Shamrock Rovers bounce back

Apr 9th 2012, 5:56 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

The Candystripes were emphatic winners over Finn Harps, while the league champions march on after defeating Galway