30th March 2023
# Hats Off
Bumper double takes Willie Mullins over 200 Irish winners for the season
Junta Marvel and Mirazur West were in top form today.
# stepping up
'His ceiling is quite high, you can see he’s still adding layers to his game'
Is Davd Hawkshaw a ready made replacement for Jack Carty at 10 for Connacht?
# Team news
Dannah O'Brien gets first Six Nations start at out-half for Ireland against France
Head coach Greg McWilliams has made five changes to the team which lost 31-5 to Wales.
Galway-Mayo rivalry and Dublin aim to make amends: Allianz Football League talking points
Four huge games in store this weekend in Croke Park.
# honoured
All Irish WNT players to be given a cap as part of 50-year celebrations
Vera Pauw says it is ‘so important to show appreciation to those who went before us’.
# women's champions league
Injury worries for Ireland star Katie McCabe ahead of World Cup in July
McCabe was pictured on crutches and wearing a protective boot after the game.
This week
26th March 2023 - 31st March 2023
# Wrap
Shelbourne put 4 past Peamount, O'Gorman scores winner for Rovers
There were five games in the SSE Airtricity Women’s Premier Division tonight.
# Setback
Blow for Ireland as Enya Breen to miss rest of Six Nations
Breen suffered a knee injury in the opening round defeat to Wales.
# On the box
Virgin Media to broadcast sold-out clash between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers
Virgin Media will supplement RTÉ’s coverage of the competition this season.
# undefeated
Legendary Irish Paralympian Jason Smyth announces his retirement
The Derryman is calling time on a simply remarkable career.
Tipperary duo Aishling Moloney and Anna Rose Kennedy to join Geelong Cats
Move will take club’s Irish contingent to six.
# Raising Awareness
'It’s been a bit of a journey' - James McClean diagnosed with autism
The Ireland international hopes to inspire others by sharing the news.
# Coming Home
John Muldoon to join Connacht coaching team next season
The former Connacht player will join Pete Wilkins’ coaching team with responsibility for the lineout and maul.
# response
Harrington issues statement after refusing to answer questions during Off The Ball interview
The Olympic champion has issued a statement this evening.
# strength in depth
'The squad that Rowntree inherited, I didn’t feel it was equipped for silverware'
Munster’s loss against Glasgow was discussed on Rugby Weekly Extra.
# Cruel Blow
Leinster confirm Johnny Sexton is likely to miss the rest of this season
The 37-year-old will undergo groin surgery tomorrow.
Cluxton's shock return, Monaghan's remarkable run: Allianz Football League talking points
The action came to a close on the final weekend.
# fixture update
Mayo-Galway and Dublin-Derry double header fixed for Sunday at Croke Park
GAA confirm fixture details for Allianz league finals.
# Reaction
'It was a chaotic week' - Stand-in manager Aidan O'Rourke unsure of Donegal future
O’Rourke and Paddy Bradley took charge of the squad on an interim basis after Paddy Carr resigned as manager last week.
# statement
'Making change does not happen overnight' - Cavan board respond over player dispute
The Cavan senior ladies team withdrew from a league game yesterday.
# Deise Departure
Waterford on hunt for new manager after sacking Searle
The Englishman had been in charge since last June.
# penultimate hurdle
Rory McIlroy disappointed to miss out on final as Sam Burns wins in Austin
World number one Scottie Scheffler was also upset in the last four.
# managerial casualty
Antonio Conte leaves Tottenham 'by mutual agreement'
The Italian leaves with Spurs in fourth place in the Premier League but set for another trophyless season.
# Reunion
Bayern Munich make approach to ex-Ireland coach Anthony Barry
Stephen Kenny’s former assistant looks set to team back up with Thomas Tuchel at the German club.
# top cats
Kilkenny see off Cork to set up Division 1 final with Limerick
Kilkenny will face Limerick in a repeat of the All-Ireland final.
# opposition view
Mbappe: 'Ireland have a reputation for a physical style but they play a lot of good football'
Mbappe and Didier Deschamps also recognised the potential of Evan Ferguson ahead of tomorrow night’s game.
# Guess who's back
Stephen Cluxton returns to Dublin senior football panel
Stephen Cluxton is on the bench for Dublin’s Division 2 meeting with Louth on Sunday.
# Development
Permission given for Croke Park and Casement Park to be included in Euro 2028 bid
Casement Park has not been in use for a decade but it is hoped that the ground will be open again in 2025.
# Dispute
Cavan Ladies withdraw from league game as dispute with county board continues
The team have made the announcement through an open letter to supporters and clubs in the county.
Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Green shoots
Kevin Zefi penalty keeps Ireland's U19 Euro qualification hopes alive
Tom Mohan’s side beat Estonia 1-0 at Ferrycarrig Park today.
# Wrap
Peamount stay perfect, Shels drop more points and big win for Treaty
It was another busy Saturday in the Women’s Premier Division.
# Lovely Hurling
Westmeath relegate Laois from Division 1, Offaly advance to Division 2A decider
The Faithful county overcame Kerry to book a final date with Kildare.
# Young Guns
Limerick open Munster U20 hurling title defence with win over Waterford
The reigning champions finished up four-point winners at the Fraher Field.
# Wrap
High-flying Galway make it 6 from 6
John Caulfield’s men consolidated their lead at the top, while Kerry FC remain without a win.
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# easy
Ireland's rivals France thrash Netherlands in group opener
Kylian Mbappe marked his first game as captain with two goals and an assist.
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# Podcast
Connacht's coup, Six Nations starts, Stormers' mission
Listen to the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly with Gavan Casey and Murray Kinsella.
# Tune in
Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
Plenty for fans to get stuck into over the next few days.
# New Skipper
Joe Hodge named Ireland U21 captain for Iceland friendly
Head coach Jim Crawford praises Wolves midfielder’s leadership qualities.
# Lights out
Kilkenny's Joyce makes Brisbane Lions debut in game interrupted by power outage
Irish duo on Brisbane team whose lead was threatened by a fourth-quarter power failure.
# Team news
Springbok Duane Vermeulen captains Ulster against former club
The No 8 played for the Bulls from 2019-21.
# Blow
Clare All-Star has one-match ban upheld ahead of Munster hurling opener
David Fitzgerald has the option now of bringing his case to the Central Appeals Committee.