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March 2023
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Fourth clean sheet from 6 helps Shelbourne overcome Cork
Jack Moylan was on target as Damien Duff’s side picked up an impressive win.
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Blackburn star in line for Ireland call-up after receiving international clearance
Sam Szmodics has impressed in the Championship this season.
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Disappointment for Israel Olatunde at European Indoors
The UCD AC athlete bowed out at the semi-final stage.
This year
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Ireland set to be boosted by big crop of returning players for Scotland clash
The likes of Robbie Henshaw, Jamison Gibson-Park, and Tadhg Furlong are in line to feature.
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Stirring second-half display sees Galway beat Tyrone
Pádraic Joyce’s men really came good in the final quarter when they surged seven points clear.
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Dynamic duo strike again for Serie A's runaway leaders
It looks only a matter of time before Luciano Spalletti’s rampant side secure a Scudetto dreamed of by Napoli fans since the days of Diego Maradona.
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Ireland will play in World Hockey's Pro League next season
Mark Tumilty’s side replace inaugural Nations Cup champions South Africa in the division.
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Zanza records landmark success, Funambule Sivola bounces back at Newbury
The 16-1 chance was ridden by Tom O’Brien, who since the retirement of Richard Johnson has been stable jockey for Phillip Hobbs.
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Ronaldo breaks duck after lucrative Saudi move
The Portuguese, who turns 38 on Sunday, buried a spot-kick in the 93rd minute.
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'He has a raw, natural ability' - Praise for Ireland's Idah after signing new deal
The 21-year-old Norwich striker’s contract has been extended until 2028.
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Jamie George returns to England training camp ahead of Six Nations opener
George will have to continue following concussion protocols until late next week.
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Hawkshaw signs new Connacht deal after impressive start to life out west
The versatile back joined from Leinster last summer.
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Cork get Division 1 campaign off to a winning start against Mayo
Katie Quirke’s late goal proved crucial amid a hard-fought win.
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UCC keep Sigerson ambitions alive with 7-point win over ATU Galway
A 54th-minute goal from substitute Seán O’Connor was key to the victory.
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Positive injury updates as Republic of Ireland duo near respective returns
Leanne Kiernan and Ruesha Littlejohn are progressing well.
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Portugal forward Joao Felix joins struggling Chelsea
The 23-year-old has signed on loan for the remainder of the season.
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17-year-old starlet makes full debut as Man United reach semi-finals
It was a night to remember for Kobbie Mainoo.
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Davy Fitzgerald makes winning return as Waterford overcome Tipperary
The Munster Hurling League success was achieved with 12 different scorers.
Last year
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Salah and Van Dijk on the double to get Liverpool back in the groove
Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Aston Villa 3-1 to move within five points of the Champions League spots.
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New Wolves boss happy with winning start
Julen Lopetegui hailed a special day after taking charge of the Premier League outfit.
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Daniel Wiffen sets new European record for 800 metres freestyle
The Co Down swimmer’s time is just 2.5 seconds off the world record.
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Byrne earns first start for Connacht's clash with Newcastle Falcons
Among the replacements, Ballinasloe flanker Oisín McCormack could make his debut.
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Ronan O'Gara commits future to La Rochelle after England link
The Irish coach has extended his contract until 2027.
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Munster's away day success comes at perfect time to jumpstart ambitions
It was only one month ago that the province’s faithful would have been worried for what was to come.
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All-Star Burke returns to Galway football squad, Joyce unhappy with split season
Burke withdrew from the squad two years ago because of work commitments.
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Shels confirm 3 new arrivals while 'best captain' Duff has ever worked with re-signs
Conor Kearns, Tyreke Wilson and Kyle Robinson have all joined the Reds.
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Jason Sherlock joins Westmeath football backroom team for 2023
Meanwhile, Donegal’s Colm McFadden links up with Sligo.
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Irish coach Goodwin has 6-match ban for 'blantant cheating' quip reduced
He now faces just two more matches in the stand.
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Furlong closing in on Leinster return as province prepare to tackle Sharks
Leo Cullen’s team welcome the South African side to the RDS tomorrow.
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Ireland's Idah nets on return after 194 days out, ex-Pat's youngster scores first goal in England
Meanwhile, Ronan Curtis hit a brace for Portsmouth in the League Cup tonight.
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Retallick on verge of All Blacks return after broken cheekbone
The lock has been sidelined since suffering the injury in New Zealand’s series-deciding third Test defeat to Ireland last month.
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Martial returns to Man United training ahead of Liverpool clash
Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino returns after missing Monday’s draw with Crystal Palace as a precaution.
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Siblings Aidan and Michaela Walsh among several Irish stars boxing for gold on Sunday
Amy Broadhurst, Jude Gallagher, Carly McNaul and Dylan Eagleson are also guaranteed at least a silver.
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Sadio Mane opens Bayern account in Super Cup triumph
The African Player of the Year ended a six-year stint at Liverpool to move to Bavaria in the summer.
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Ireland boss Andy Farrell signs 2-year contract extension
The new deal will keep him in the role until at least August 2025.
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England boss Wiegman to return to dugout for tonight's Euros quarter-final
Wiegman has been communicating virtually with her staff members, as well as the media, in recent days after contracting Covid last week.
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Max Verstappen wins sprint to claim Austrian Grand Prix pole
Starting from the front of the grid the world champion comfortably held off the two Ferraris of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.
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Britian's Cameron Norrie wins 5-set thriller to reach Wimbledon semi-finals
The defending champion came from two sets down to beat young Italian Jannik Sinner.
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Shamrock Rovers go 10 points clear amid Dublin derby win
Andy Lyons’ sixth goal of the season and a piece of individual brilliance from Aaron Greene took the game away from St Patrick’s Athletic
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Kelleher gets one over on Liverpool teammate as he helps Ireland prevail
It was a disappointing day for Scotland star Andy Robertson.