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December 2022
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Ronan O'Gara caps brilliant week as La Rochelle ease to win in Champions Cup opener
There was also an historic first in Durban where Sharks became the first South African franchise to take part in the new format.
Last year
2022
# centenery
Roy Keane gives Cobh Ramblers 'unexpected' shout-out on ITV's World Cup coverage
The club is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.
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Watch: Stunning David Beckham-esque goal lights up First Division clash
Take a bow, Jack Lynch.
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Lionel Messi stars as Argentina beat Italy in Finalissima
The 34-year-old’s eye-catching display featured two assists and was worthy of his rare appearance at one of football’s great cathedrals.
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'It hasn't been easy. We've faced serious adversity' - Derry city club celebrate All-Ireland 35 years after founding
Neil Forester gave a brilliant winning speech, full of passion and emotion.
# Superstar
2-4 for David Clifford as University of Limerick keep Sigerson Cup hopes alive
UL were five-point winners over Queens in tonight’s quarter-final at Abbotstown.
All time
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Arsenal and Spurs-linked forward continues phenomenal form in Serie A
Dusan Vlahovic added two more goals to his rapidly growing tally.
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Klopp hails ‘exceptional performance’ after Liverpool become first English side to make it 6 from 6
The Reds beat AC Milan 2-1 to complete a perfect Champions League group stage.
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21-year-old Vinicius' brilliant form continues as Real Madrid return to top
Marco Asensio and Nacho Fernandez put Madrid two up inside the opening 30 minutes against Granada.
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Lewis Hamilton produces brilliant display to win Brazilian Grand Prix
The British star kept alive his hopes of overhauling Max Verstappen in the title race.
# Tribute
All Blacks applaud Ireland's 'special gesture' in memory of the late Sean Wainui
Ireland presented the New Zealanders with a jersey in the former Chiefs man’s honour.
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Bayern score 4 goals in 7 minutes to crush fellow title hopefuls
Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry both scored twice in the win over Bayer Leverkusen.
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'The world will see him crowned, just not today' - McClenaghan's time will come after Olympic heartbreak
‘It feels like the beginning of something very special,’ says the 22-year-old, with his ‘head held higher than ever’.
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Dublin open their All-Ireland defence with convincing win
First-half goals from Jennifer Dunne and Siobhan Killeen proved crucial.
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Edinson Cavani gives Manchester United 'another dimension'
Marcus Rashford was full of praise for his fellow attacker, who made an impact after coming on against Leicester.
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Stunning Danny Welbeck overhead kick inspires Watford to vital win
The former Man United player capitalised on a deflected cross to hit an incredible goal.
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Convincing win sees Dundalk go level with Shamrock Rovers
The Lilywhites were too good for Finn Harps, while Stephen Bradley’s men travel to Sligo tomorrow night.
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Unstoppable Rena Buckley inspires Cork's Donoughmore back to All-Ireland glory
A 21st national title for the Rebel legend – though it was a hard-fought one as they just about edged Rachel Kearns’ CL McHale Rovers.
Voices
Lynn Ruane: Uniting movement groups in Ireland could lead to long-term change
There is common ground among different movement groups in Ireland, writes Lynn Ruane.
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Davy Russell pays poignant tribute to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor after Grand National win
Moments after achieving another Grand National success on Tiger Roll, Davy Russell dedicated his win to his East Cork neighbour.
# Faith
'It was never in doubt that he was a great player in my side'
Mo Salah ended an eight-game scoring drought to help fire Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League.
# Kicking
Analysis: England's kicking class outsmarts Schmidt's Ireland
Eddie Jones’ men manipulated Ireland’s defence with their superb kicking game.
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Man-of-the-match Ringrose leads the way for Leinster
The 23-year-old was outstanding for Leo Cullen’s side against Toulouse.
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Van Gerwen, Anderson through to quarter-finals of World Darts Championship
The world number one held off two-time champion Adrian Lewis 4-1 at Alexandra Palace to progress to the last eight on Thursday.
# Class Act
Analysis: Murray's arc-running influence vital in guiding Munster over the line
The 29-year-old scrum-half provided two assists in the southern province’s win over Castres.
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Kyle Walker stunner allows Man City to celebrate decade of Abu Dhabi glory
The win ensured Pep Guardiola’s side keep pace with Chelsea and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League.
# emotional exit
'More than a manager' - Tributes pour in for departing Déise boss Derek McGrath
Gach Rud. Gach Lá.
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LeBron hits 42-point triple-double but Celtics turn screw on Cavs in game 2
The Boston Celtics saw off the 42-point LeBron and the off-colour Cavs to take a 2-0 series lead.
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Barca set new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten
Luis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti were both on target as Barca passed the 38 matches Real Sociedad managed.
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Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan registers maximum break of 147 for 14th time in his career, still loses
The 42-year-old was beaten 6-2 by fellow Englishman Elliot Slessor in Beijing.
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This bullet from Saul Niguez helped Atletico Madrid earn a comfortable win in the Europa League tonight
The La Liga outfit looked far too good for Lokomotiv Moscow.
# Take a Bow
7 moments that sum up Wes Hoolahan's class in an Ireland shirt
The Dubliner announced his retirement from international football today.
# column
How the US could become the Dublin GAA of the soccer world
Pay-for-play’s negative impact on the sport is obvious, writes Tommy Martin.
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After more than a decade unbeaten, Italy finally lose a qualifier
Real Madrid star Isco inspired Spain to a 3-0 victory.
# who are ye?
FactCheck: Do 70% of Irish people see themselves as middle class?
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made the claim while speaking to Vincent Browne.
# spellbinding
A 14-year-old singer from Meath blew away the judges on Britain's Got Talent last night
Nailed it.
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Wes Hoolahan celebrates Player of the Season award with final-day brace
Overall, he has made more than 300 appearances and scored over 50 goals for the Canaries
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Irishman McKinley guides Treviso back into Champions Cup with faultless kicking display
The Italians recorded a 19-3 victory over their rivals Zebre.
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Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding
In the other semi-final, Scotland’s four-time world champion John Higgins retained control advancing to a 10-6 lead.
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Brilliant McEleney inspires Dundalk to win over Limerick
The Derryman somehow managed to better his strike from last week’s game in Sligo.