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Diary of a First Time Dad: Night-time protests and second helpings
Our young girl is now 10 months old and has developed both a strong personality and a roaming nature.
# nasty fall
Cork City boosted by Brian Lenihan's training ground visit ahead of Dundalk clash
John Caulfield’s men host the Airtricity League leaders at Turner’s Cross tomorrow evening.
# uphill slog
Ulster's Nick Williams facing battle to be fit for new season
The New Zealander will be eager to get himself physically right ahead of his third season at Ulster.
# Green Giants
Keith Wood among three Irish rugby greats to join IRB Hall of Fame
Former Ireland captains Fergus Slattery and Tom Kiernan will be inducted with ‘Uncle Fester’ over the coming months.
# wrwc 2014
Ireland go with the big guns for World Cup opener against USA
14 of Ireland’s starting 15 against the United States have Grand Slam winners’ medals.
# Identity crisis
Shamrock Rovers assistant hits out at 'disgusting' comments by Alan Cawley
John Gill has backed Hoops boss Trevor Croly after he came in for criticism on this week’s Soccer Republic.
# Mack the Knife
'He needs me more than I need him' - Matthew Macklin on possible Andy Lee bout
The middleweight title contender was at Croke Park to promote his upcoming bout with Jorge Sebastian Heiland.
# Star Attraction
Former Clermont and Lions star Lee Byrne named Dragons captain
Capped 46 times for the Welsh, Byrne has not appeared for his country since the 2011 World Cup.
# Wild Card
Tiger Woods eyes ninth WCG crown as Ryder Cup questions get louder
The world number 10 has a remarkable record at Firestone and is eager to keep it that way.
# sightseeing
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower
When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.
# In Demand
Reports in Chile that Arturo Vidal has 'verbal agreement' to join Man Utd
The Juventus midfielder has reportedly told those close to him he will respect The Old Lady’s final decision on any prospective switch.
# title defence
Champions Clontarf host Young Munster as Ulster Bank League fixtures announced
Friday Night Lights are back and the IRFU has vowed to live-stream more matches.
# rescue remedy
Serge Blanco drafted in to assist struggling France boss Philippe Saint-André
The former Les Bleus fullback will pare back his role with Biarritz to give more time to the national team.
# marquee player
'If we paid €1.7m for Israel Folau I'd need to be locked up' declares Toulon owner
Mourad Boudjellal has scotched reports that the Heineken Cup champions will move for the Wallabies fullback after the World Cup.
# major league damage
Insult to Red Sox injury as home run smashes fan's car windscreen
Melky Cabrera made Blue Jays fans very, very happy last night.
# unwanted
'You couldn't meet a fitter lad' says Redknapp as Remy unpacks transfer bags
The QPR boss agreed with speculation that the striker’s move could have collapsed as Fabio Borrini was not leaving Anfield.
# Last 8
Castlebar Mitchels entertain Aghamore after Mayo SFC quarter final draw
This year’s beaten club finalists will face Garrymore or Charlestown in the last four if they are victorious.
# glasgow 2014
Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan on brink of Commonwealth Games medals
The Belfast boxers are both a fight away from earning medals.
# Exiles
5 overseas Irish with an outside chance of making the Rugby World Cup
Jonny Sexton is not included as he immediately qualifies under ‘The Jonny Sexton Rule’.
# Must See TV
LeBron James' homecoming to be against the NBA champs - reports
The Boston Globe has predicted that ‘King James’ and his new, old team will welcome San Antonio to Cleveland.
# endurance challenge
Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds
James Colbert and Sean Buckley were spurred into action following the sad passing of John Buckley, Sean’s father.
# Dare to Zlatan
Zlatan follows up Hong Kong fashion show with stunning backheel goal
The Paris Saint Germain striker is the star of the show on his club’s Asian tour. Refreshing.
# boys for brazil
McIlroy and McDowell flying high as early Olympic 2016 rankings unveiled
It is a long, long way to Rio but Phil Mickelson already has work to do to represent the USA.
# the race
'I was called disgusting and sadistic but lots of them are doing it again'
David Burns is hoping to help northwest Donegal rival Sahara and Death Valley as an endurance event destination
# perfect 10s
Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata are toying with Roma this evening
Louis van Gaal must be positively purring in Denver.
# uncle rico
Drogheda United appoint Damien Richardson as manager
The former Shamrock Rovers and Shelbourne boss will be assisted by Darius Kierans, who was caretaker manager up until 8:55pm this evening.
# love eight
Galway beat Tipp in 8-goal thriller to reach All-Ireland quarter finals
Goals flowed like banquet wine at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.
# audacious
Robert Lewandowski scores a sublime chip for Bayern Munich
The Poland international now has two goals in two friendly games.
# mad skillz
Galway's Shane Walsh turns skill levels to '11' with outrageous score
Cushioned volley with the right, spin and score with the left. QED.
# fanbot futureshock
Struggling baseball team creates army of robot fans
If you love the Hanwha Eagles but can’t make it over to South Korea to support them, find a proxy and cheer your virtual heart out.
# hail to the chief
President Michael D Higgins is in Tullamore to cheer on Galway against Tipperary
The Prez got to O’Connor Park early so he could catch most of Cork’s clash with Sligo.
# belgian blueprint
FAI extend talent programme to include Ireland's most promising 10-year-olds
World Cup 2026 here we come.
# bad day at the office
Pro golfer cards 93 at Russian Open but is way off worst ever European Tour round
Ilya Kurochkin’s Friday got off to a shaky start and never improved.
# giant shoes to fill
Ulster's latest South African import not looking to reinvent the wheel
The Ulstermen are now four weeks into their pre-season.
# stoke's xavi
Tiki-taka Whelan, Brazil's Inception and all the week's best sporting comments
Including Mario Balotelli’s ironing technique and every Wexford stereotype you can imagine.
# Player Welfare
Rob Kearney: The days of 'It's just a knock, I'll be fine' are gone
The Leinster and Ireland fullback talks player welfare and life beyond rugby after his first year as IRUPA chairman.
# Tried and trusted
Wexford make one change to team for quarter final date with Limerick
Liam Dunne has placed faith in the same 15 that started the recent win over Waterford.
# Final Four
Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset
The weekend’s other semi-final pits Australia’s Waratahs and Brumbies against each other.
# Last Eight
One change for Dublin as they gear up for clash with free-scoring Tipp
Niall Corcoran comes into the Dubs defence for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter final.
# rocky run
Want a legitimate reason to peg it around Ireland dressed as Rocky Balboa?
The Great Rocky Run is taking place in September and is seeking underdogs from all over the country to take part.