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Friday 30 August, 2019

Ireland midfielder David Meyler forced to retire at 30
# Hanging Up The Boots
# Hanging Up The Boots

Ireland midfielder David Meyler forced to retire at 30

Aug 30th 2019, 11:27 AM 38,269 Views 23 Comments

The midfielder thanked his family for helping ‘a young boy live out his dreams’ as a knee injury caught up with him.

'There is a little bit of undue criticism': Best keen to re-establish his benchmark
# Skipper
# Skipper

'There is a little bit of undue criticism': Best keen to re-establish his benchmark

Aug 30th 2019, 11:10 AM 7,102 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland captain is on the bench for Saturday’s game in Cardiff.

Fit-again Addison emerges as the 'Jack of all trades, we may well need'
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Fit-again Addison emerges as the 'Jack of all trades, we may well need'

Aug 30th 2019, 9:52 AM 6,161 Views 24 Comments

The Ulster back is set for his first appearance since January on Saturday.

Thursday 29 August, 2019

Connacht's Carty gets his well-deserved chance to steer the ship
# 10
# 10

Connacht's Carty gets his well-deserved chance to steer the ship

Aug 29th 2019, 5:53 PM 7,649 Views 24 Comments

The out-half will mark his 27th birthday with a first Test start for Ireland against Wales.

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Schmidt backs Ringrose's 'temperament and skill base' to fit in at out-half
# Cover
# Cover

Schmidt backs Ringrose's 'temperament and skill base' to fit in at out-half

Aug 29th 2019, 4:01 PM 11,608 Views 29 Comments

The 24-year-old is named in the number 22 jersey for Saturday’s trip to Cardiff.

Carty earns first Ireland start in Schmidt's much-changed team for Wales
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Carty earns first Ireland start in Schmidt's much-changed team for Wales

Aug 29th 2019, 1:46 PM 40,042 Views 102 Comments

Opportunity knocks one final time for a host of players bidding to get into Schmidt’s 31-man World Cup squad.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'When you're beaten like that, it hurts. We need to go back to playing as a team'
# Focused
# Focused

'When you're beaten like that, it hurts. We need to go back to playing as a team'

Aug 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 10,226 Views 12 Comments

John Ryan is set for a big starting chance against Wales on Saturday.

England call for loosehead cover but deliver good news on Vunipola
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

England call for loosehead cover but deliver good news on Vunipola

Aug 28th 2019, 1:58 PM 6,368 Views 0 Comments

The Saracens prop is facing 10 days out after pulling up against Ireland.

Returning Ryan focused on fixing Ireland's defence and lineout
# Big Week
# Big Week

Returning Ryan focused on fixing Ireland's defence and lineout

Aug 28th 2019, 11:00 AM 6,892 Views 20 Comments

The second row is set to make his first appearance of pre-season in Cardiff on Saturday.

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Healy 'bullish' about injury comeback as Ireland carefully manage Sexton and Earls
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Healy 'bullish' about injury comeback as Ireland carefully manage Sexton and Earls

Aug 27th 2019, 8:04 PM 27,546 Views 12 Comments

Joe Schmidt provided an injury update at the team’s Carton House base this afternoon.

Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents
# Air Miles
# Air Miles

Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents

Aug 27th 2019, 8:03 PM 5,730 Views 4 Comments

The western province are heading back to Russia next week after their memorable Challenge Cup adventure in 2015.

Schmidt: 'Nothing mitigates losing the way we did. It's an unacceptable result'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Schmidt: 'Nothing mitigates losing the way we did. It's an unacceptable result'

Aug 27th 2019, 3:52 PM 20,602 Views 42 Comments

The Ireland head coach hopes a number of changes in personnel will help his team bounce back this weekend.

Monday 26 August, 2019

Sam Bennett's red-hot streak continues with first Vuelta stage victory
# Sprint King
# Sprint King

Sam Bennett's red-hot streak continues with first Vuelta stage victory

Aug 26th 2019, 4:38 PM 14,950 Views 25 Comments

The 28-year-old dominated in a sprint finish to claim his 12th stage win of a superb season.

Cork GAA appoint Munster Rugby coach as new high-performance manager
# Appointment
# Appointment

Cork GAA appoint Munster Rugby coach as new high-performance manager

Aug 26th 2019, 3:05 PM 12,580 Views 3 Comments

Aidan O’Connell previously worked with the Cork senior footballers.

McIlroy back up to second in world after 2019 yields €20 million in prize money
# Lucrative
# Lucrative

McIlroy back up to second in world after 2019 yields €20 million in prize money

Aug 26th 2019, 1:55 PM 8,385 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old won three times this season, including last night’s Tour Championship.

Fenn returns to Cork City to take over as head coach on 'multi-year agreement'
# Leeside
# Leeside

Fenn returns to Cork City to take over as head coach on 'multi-year agreement'

Aug 26th 2019, 10:14 AM 6,639 Views 6 Comments

The former City striker left Longford Town last week.

Leinster Senior League outfit Crumlin draw Bohs in FAI Cup quarter-finals
# Last Eight
# Last Eight

Leinster Senior League outfit Crumlin draw Bohs in FAI Cup quarter-finals

Aug 26th 2019, 9:03 AM 5,264 Views 6 Comments

The draw for the last eight was made this morning.

Sunday 25 August, 2019

'I've got to a point with athletics where I want to see how far I can get'
# Big Future
# Big Future

'I've got to a point with athletics where I want to see how far I can get'

Aug 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 17,032 Views 4 Comments

Sarah Healy is one of Ireland’s brightest young talents and is hoping to kick on further when she starts college.

Friday 23 August, 2019

O'Flanagan strikes late to give Ireland priceless win over Belgium
# The Green Army
# The Green Army

O'Flanagan strikes late to give Ireland priceless win over Belgium

Aug 23rd 2019, 4:29 PM 6,591 Views 1 Comment

Sean Dancer’s side have taken a big step towards retaining their European Hockey Championships status.

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly

Aug 23rd 2019, 1:48 PM 9,785 Views 19 Comments

The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.

Leinster and Ulster to feature on Virgin's free-to-air Champions Cup coverage
# TV Listings
# TV Listings

Leinster and Ulster to feature on Virgin's free-to-air Champions Cup coverage

Aug 23rd 2019, 1:16 PM 6,707 Views 5 Comments

The Ballymount broadcaster will show six pool games.

Ireland can go top of World Rugby rankings for first time this weekend
# Standings
# Standings

Ireland can go top of World Rugby rankings for first time this weekend

Aug 23rd 2019, 12:29 PM 19,998 Views 27 Comments

With Wales not in action, Joe Schmidt’s side can move into top spot with victory at Twickenham.

Thursday 22 August, 2019

Ireland teetering on the brink of relegation after narrow defeat to England
# European Championships
# European Championships

Ireland teetering on the brink of relegation after narrow defeat to England

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:03 PM 2,353 Views 0 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side need to beat Wales on Saturday to have any chance of retaining their European Championship status.

Doha not an option for dad-to-be Clohisey as Dublin takes centre stage
# Marathon Man
# Marathon Man

Doha not an option for dad-to-be Clohisey as Dublin takes centre stage

Aug 22nd 2019, 4:19 PM 6,103 Views 1 Comment

Last year’s national marathon winner will be back on the streets of the capital to defend his title this October.

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'His impact here is still spoken about': Schmidt's Clermont years
# The Team That Joe Built
# The Team That Joe Built

'His impact here is still spoken about': Schmidt's Clermont years

Aug 21st 2019, 9:30 PM 18,485 Views 18 Comments

Former second row Jamie Cudmore and team manager Neil McIlroy on Joe Schmidt’s influence on the Clermont Auvergne dressing room.

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?
# Ireland 2029
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# Ireland 2029

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

Aug 21st 2019, 8:30 PM 23,114 Views 41 Comments

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

Serious leg injury another devastating blow for Munster's Briggs
# Terrible News
# Terrible News

Serious leg injury another devastating blow for Munster's Briggs

Aug 21st 2019, 5:05 PM 14,021 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland international sustained the injury on the opening weekend of the inter-pros.

Ciara Mageean finds her happy place
# Interview
# Interview

Ciara Mageean finds her happy place

Aug 21st 2019, 7:30 AM 6,585 Views 3 Comments

It has not been easy to live away from her boyfriend, but with the right support, the Irish middle-distance runner is giving herself the best chance of success.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'I would consider it an absolute privilege. I've never come across anybody like Joe'
# The Team That Joe Built
# The Team That Joe Built

'I would consider it an absolute privilege. I've never come across anybody like Joe'

Aug 20th 2019, 8:00 PM 37,003 Views 8 Comments

Mick Kearney was an integral part of Joe Schmidt’s management team for three years.

Ireland U20 out-half Byrne named in Leinster squad for Canada trip
# On Tour
# On Tour

Ireland U20 out-half Byrne named in Leinster squad for Canada trip

Aug 20th 2019, 5:43 PM 9,172 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s squad flew out of Dublin today ahead of Saturday’s pre-season friendly in Ontario.

France second row Gabrillagues handed six-week ban for illegal clearout
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

France second row Gabrillagues handed six-week ban for illegal clearout

Aug 20th 2019, 5:14 PM 6,940 Views 10 Comments

A World Rugby disciplinary committee deemed that the act of foul play against Scotland was intentional.

Ireland drop into relegation battle as Germany show their class
# European Championships
# European Championships

Ireland drop into relegation battle as Germany show their class

Aug 20th 2019, 4:39 PM 4,878 Views 3 Comments

Alexander Cox’s side were beaten in this afternoon’s European Hockey Championships clash.

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion
# Knockout Blow
# Knockout Blow

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Aug 20th 2019, 11:16 AM 2,882 Views 3 Comments

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

Monday 19 August, 2019

New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad

Aug 19th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,445 Views 17 Comments

The Australian was straight onto the training paddock this afternoon.

Dancer's Ireland cut loose against Belarus to set up German showdown
# European Championships
# European Championships

Dancer's Ireland cut loose against Belarus to set up German showdown

Aug 19th 2019, 5:43 PM 5,527 Views 0 Comments

The Green Army scored 11 in Antwerp this afternoon to get their European Hockey Championships campaign back on track.

Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup
# Luckless
# Luckless

Cruel blow for Ulster's Coetzee as ankle surgery rules him out of World Cup

Aug 19th 2019, 4:42 PM 6,719 Views 4 Comments

The Springbok back row suffered the injury during Saturday’s Test against Argentina.

Gatland's Wales dethrone All Blacks on top of the latest world rankings
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Gatland's Wales dethrone All Blacks on top of the latest world rankings

Aug 19th 2019, 1:44 PM 9,237 Views 18 Comments

The Grand Slam winners become just the fourth nation to occupy top spot.

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Aug 19th 2019, 12:28 PM 4,227 Views 1 Comment

Conor Purcell and Caolan Rafferty are also named in the GB and Ireland team to face USA next month.

Parisse set for record-equalling World Cup as O'Shea names Italy squad
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Parisse set for record-equalling World Cup as O'Shea names Italy squad

Aug 19th 2019, 12:14 PM 8,392 Views 5 Comments

Ian McKinley misses out on a place in the Azzurri’s squad for Japan.

'It's a work in progress': Hawaiian prop makes first Leinster appearance
# Exciting Prospect
# Exciting Prospect

'It's a work in progress': Hawaiian prop makes first Leinster appearance

Aug 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,661 Views 3 Comments

21-year-old Roman Salanoa came off the bench during Saturday’s pre-season defeat of Coventry.