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Monday 9 April, 2012

Number crunch: Leinster fans face flight fares of €550 for semi-final clash
# No Fare
# No Fare

Number crunch: Leinster fans face flight fares of €550 for semi-final clash

Apr 9th 2012, 5:24 PM 6,410 Views 22 Comments

While the four remaining clubs in the Heineken Cup will reap cash bonuses, fans may have to break some piggy-banks.

The Irish in America: Different strokes for Rory, Pádraig, Darren and Graeme
# Putting Green
# Putting Green

The Irish in America: Different strokes for Rory, Pádraig, Darren and Graeme

Apr 9th 2012, 4:19 PM 828 Views 0 Comments

The Green Jacket evaded the clutches of the Blarney Boomers but there were Top-10 finishes for Harrington and McDowell

Euro football round-up: Madrid drop more points as Barcelona draw ever closer
# Real Nervous
# Real Nervous

Euro football round-up: Madrid drop more points as Barcelona draw ever closer

Apr 9th 2012, 2:28 PM 733 Views 0 Comments

Real can hear that tiki-taka beat getting louder.

On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings
# Kingpin
# Kingpin

On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings

Apr 9th 2012, 11:48 AM 584 Views 1 Comment

The golfer from Bagdad … Florida has broken into the Top 10 for the first time while our Rory remains second.

Analysis: Who has the right to call themselves Heineken Cup favourites?
# Fab Four
# Fab Four

Analysis: Who has the right to call themselves Heineken Cup favourites?

Apr 9th 2012, 10:30 AM 1,310 Views 1 Comment

Ulster will feel like they’ve got the final in clear sight, writes Patrick McCarry, while Leinster travel to Bordeaux to take on a star-studded Clermont Auvergne

Sunday 8 April, 2012

Brock James on Leinster: "We're keen to get stuck into them"
# Brock N' Roll
# Brock N' Roll

Brock James on Leinster: "We're keen to get stuck into them"

Apr 8th 2012, 7:54 PM 790 Views 0 Comments

The Australian out-half is eager to erase memories of a poor performance against the Irish side two years ago

Rated: We mark the Clermont and Saracens players out of 10
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Rated: We mark the Clermont and Saracens players out of 10

Apr 8th 2012, 7:22 PM 484 Views 0 Comments

Leinster will have their work cut out for them when they tackle the French giants in Bordeaux

As it happened: Saracens vs. Clermont Auvergne, Heineken Cup
# Leinster Next
# Leinster Next

As it happened: Saracens vs. Clermont Auvergne, Heineken Cup

Apr 8th 2012, 4:22 PM 7,277 Views 0 Comments

The French side were winners of this ding dong at Vicarage Road and will face Leinster in the semi-final stage

Ratings: We mark Ulster and Munster players out of 10
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Ratings: We mark Ulster and Munster players out of 10

Apr 8th 2012, 4:08 PM 1,235 Views 3 Comments

The men from the North were stupendous as they hit the front and ground out a famous win

Denied: Ireland Under-18s lose out to England in Euro final
# No Joy
# No Joy

Denied: Ireland Under-18s lose out to England in Euro final

Apr 8th 2012, 3:00 PM 671 Views 0 Comments

The Irish teenagers accounted for Portugal and France but were outclassed by the Auld Enemy

Kenneth Egan predicts Olympic medal haul for Irish boxers
# Golden Crisp
# Golden Crisp

Kenneth Egan predicts Olympic medal haul for Irish boxers

Apr 8th 2012, 2:20 PM 881 Views 0 Comments

The Silver Medal winner at Beijing 2008 is confident that the boxing squad will return from London 2012 will a bounty of precious metals

Opinion: Winning never felt so pretty for Leo and Leinster
# Flowing Cup
# Flowing Cup

Opinion: Winning never felt so pretty for Leo and Leinster

Apr 8th 2012, 9:51 AM 394 Views 1 Comment

Battle-softened Blues will hope for a testing encounter in their final Pro 12 matches as tough semi-final awaits

Saturday 7 April, 2012

Bring on Twickers: Joe Schmidt prefers Leinster semi-final in England
# Final Four
# Final Four

Bring on Twickers: Joe Schmidt prefers Leinster semi-final in England

Apr 7th 2012, 9:20 PM 662 Views 0 Comments

Coach declares that he has no preference for Saracens or Clermont but would relish semi date at Twickenham

As it happened: Leinster v Cardiff, Heineken Cup
# HCup
# HCup

As it happened: Leinster v Cardiff, Heineken Cup

Apr 7th 2012, 5:17 PM 12,829 Views 4 Comments

A semi-final against Clermont or Saracens in Twickenham awaited the winners of this crucial knock-out clash.

Homeward Bound: Top 10 notables that missed the Masters cut
# Missed Cut
# Missed Cut

Homeward Bound: Top 10 notables that missed the Masters cut

Apr 7th 2012, 2:30 PM 964 Views 0 Comments

Past winners, young guns and KJ Choi … yes, K.J Choi will watch the final two rounds unfold from behind the spectator ropes.

The great swimming hope: Murphy confident she can compete with the best at Olympics
# Swim Star
# Swim Star

The great swimming hope: Murphy confident she can compete with the best at Olympics

Apr 7th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,267 Views 0 Comments

Wexord swimmer looks to build on her silver medal at the European Championships with a strong showing at London 2012

Friday 6 April, 2012

Munster versus Ulster: 3 keys battles to decide European Cup clash
# Aviva Awaits
# Aviva Awaits

Munster versus Ulster: 3 keys battles to decide European Cup clash

Apr 6th 2012, 11:30 AM 377 Views 0 Comments

A semi-final date at Lansdowne Road awaits and some familiar faces return to spice up the knock-out clash

No drinking but punching is A-ok: Memorable Good Friday clashes over the years
# Good Grief
# Good Grief

No drinking but punching is A-ok: Memorable Good Friday clashes over the years

Apr 6th 2012, 11:20 AM 683 Views 0 Comments

One can only imagine what the sober supporters made of such wanton behaviour unfolding before their God-fearing eyes.

Leinster versus Cardiff: 3 key battles for the quarter-final clash
# Key Battles
# Key Battles

Leinster versus Cardiff: 3 key battles for the quarter-final clash

Apr 6th 2012, 9:55 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

Scrum and breakdown will be key at the Aviva but can Brian O’Driscoll shimmy through the Jamie Roberts sized gap in Cardiff’s midfield

'It could be pretty horrific' - Welsh pundits back Leinster to beat Cardiff
# No Quarter
# No Quarter

'It could be pretty horrific' - Welsh pundits back Leinster to beat Cardiff

Apr 6th 2012, 9:25 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

Injuries and suspensions have lead to scribes in Wales predicting a difficult encounter for Blues

Thursday 5 April, 2012

Kenny Egan: "There will be a lot of girls out there looking for Katie's scalp"
# Box Clever
# Box Clever

Kenny Egan: "There will be a lot of girls out there looking for Katie's scalp"

Apr 5th 2012, 3:36 PM 1,070 Views 2 Comments

Olympic silver medallist predicts tough qualifiers for Ireland’s great boxing hope at London 2012

Dublin calling: Aviva confirmed as semi venue for Munster v Ulster winners
# Fever: Part 3
# Fever: Part 3

Dublin calling: Aviva confirmed as semi venue for Munster v Ulster winners

Apr 5th 2012, 1:41 PM 610 Views 1 Comment

The European Rugby Cup announces that the victors of Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash will play at Lansdowne Road

"There's only one @Juuulie_Ann" - Twitter names to appear on football stars' jerseys
# Hells' Belles
# Hells' Belles

"There's only one @Juuulie_Ann" - Twitter names to appear on football stars' jerseys

Apr 5th 2012, 1:06 PM 645 Views 0 Comments

The Women’s Super League in England is embracing the digital age as ‘handles’ replace surnames on strips

Sunday 1 April, 2012

Play-off Fever: Sid the Kid is back and just in time too
# Crosby Show
# Crosby Show

Play-off Fever: Sid the Kid is back and just in time too

Apr 1st 2012, 11:30 AM 232 Views 0 Comments

Pittsburgh Penguins talisman returns from lengthy concussion injury to ignite his team’s Stanley Cup chase

Olympic success predicted for new Ireland Women's Sevens team
# Seventh Heaven
# Seventh Heaven

Olympic success predicted for new Ireland Women's Sevens team

Apr 1st 2012, 9:30 AM 906 Views 4 Comments

New Irish coach appointed as IRFU and OCI dream of medals at Rio 2016

Saturday 31 March, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

Mar 31st 2012, 6:45 PM 11,728 Views 22 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as the Reds hosted the Blues in the top of the table Pro 12 clash

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012
# Tweet On
# Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Mar 31st 2012, 4:24 PM 390 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

Who’s the boss? Leinster seek to assert themselves on unwelcome territory
# Go Time
# Go Time

Who’s the boss? Leinster seek to assert themselves on unwelcome territory

Mar 31st 2012, 3:52 PM 1,887 Views 6 Comments

Time to lace up the business boots for Brian O’Driscoll, Keith Earls & co – It’s business time.

Country Club Chaos: Ronnie challenges Rafa to football-tennis battle
# Two's Company
# Two's Company

Country Club Chaos: Ronnie challenges Rafa to football-tennis battle

Mar 31st 2012, 1:53 PM 744 Views 0 Comments

Wonder what the starched, white-clad members thought when Cristiano unveiled his new take on the traditional tennis shoe

Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt
# Running Man
# Running Man

Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt

Mar 31st 2012, 9:00 AM 2,689 Views 1 Comment

To do well in London, the Irish track star will need to stay as close as humanly possible to the Gold Medallist from Jamaica.

Thursday 29 March, 2012

Interview: Carruth reflects on Barcelona '92 and predicts golden age
# Golden Gloves
# Golden Gloves

Interview: Carruth reflects on Barcelona '92 and predicts golden age

Mar 29th 2012, 2:27 PM 588 Views 0 Comments

The last man to win boxing gold for Ireland believes the latest qualifiers can surpass the triple medal achievements of Beijing.

Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Reasons to be fearful: Dan the Man returns for Canterbury Crusaders
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Reasons to be fearful: Dan the Man returns for Canterbury Crusaders

Mar 28th 2012, 9:00 PM 537 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand see our Brian O’Driscoll and raise us a Dan Carter.

Ireland ‘more than capable’ of hosting Rugby World Cup
# World Cup Bid
# World Cup Bid

Ireland ‘more than capable’ of hosting Rugby World Cup

Mar 28th 2012, 5:45 PM 6,882 Views 47 Comments

Michael Ring told the Dáil the country can play host to the world’s biggest rugby tournament in 2023

Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame
# London 2012
# London 2012

Carrying a torch: Paul McGrath in pole position to carry Olympic flame

Mar 28th 2012, 1:31 PM 2,079 Views 9 Comments

The Black Pearl of Inchicore has emerged as the favourite to carry the Olympic torch through Dublin and fly the flag for Irish football.

If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth
# Seconds Out
# Seconds Out

If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth

Mar 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,402 Views 3 Comments

The pressure is on Billy Walsh’s fighters to deliver this summer, according to the Barcelona ’92 hero.

Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief
# London 2012
# London 2012

Roy Keane in the frame for Irish Olympic torch relay, says OCI chief

Mar 28th 2012, 6:50 AM 2,996 Views 64 Comments

“I have no problems with Roy Keane but we have to ask the Football Association of Ireland who are our partners in this,” Pat Hickey told TheScore yesterday.

Sunday 11 March, 2012

Opinion: Kidney and his wounded troops line up a Paddy's Day to remember
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

Opinion: Kidney and his wounded troops line up a Paddy's Day to remember

Mar 11th 2012, 10:20 AM 894 Views 0 Comments

Plenty of positives to take from Ireland’s penultimate game in this year’s Six Nations.

Saturday 10 March, 2012

'England won't concede soft tries like the Scots did' - Ferris
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

'England won't concede soft tries like the Scots did' - Ferris

Mar 10th 2012, 9:42 PM 506 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland flanker has called on the team to make further improvements for the meeting with England on St Patrick’s Day.

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

Six Nations: How Ireland rated against the Scots

Mar 10th 2012, 7:32 PM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

It was another eventful evening at Lansdowne Road as Declan Kidney’s men took on the Scots. Here’s how we think they went.

Match report: London calling for four-star Ireland
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

Match report: London calling for four-star Ireland

Mar 10th 2012, 7:26 PM 7,199 Views 22 Comments

Declan Kidney’s men will travel to Twickenham to face England next week in good spirits after seeing off a determined but one dimensional Scottish side.