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# consolation - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Munster's European nightmare ends with four-try win against Treviso

Ronan O’Mahony was man of the match with two tries in Italy.

# consolation - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland squeezed out by French power in World Cup third place play-off

Despite tries for Niamh Briggs and Grace Davitt, Ireland were out-muscled by les Bleues in Paris.

# consolation - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Ireland to face hosts France for third place at Women's Rugby World Cup

Les Bleues were narrowly beaten by Canada in a thrilling second semi-final at Stade Jean-Bouin.

# consolation - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Brazil booed as Netherlands claim World Cup third spot

The hosts’ defence was hopelessly exposed, with the first Dutch goal coming when Robben raced in behind them.

# consolation - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scores one of the best ever consolation goals

Six more of those in Madrid and Schalke will be flying.

# consolation - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Serena Williams' US Open opponent got so fed up that she needed a hug from a ball boy

She had lost a 26-shot rally with the American.

# consolation - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

11 things that ABUs can take consolation from after United's title victory Banter This post contains videos

11 things that ABUs can take consolation from after United's title victory

David De Gea’s penchant for stealing and ten other reasons for non-United fans to be optimistic.

# consolation - Saturday 1 September, 2012

High drama: Logue penalty save ensures Tipp take intermediate crown

Tipperary withstood a ferocious fight-back from Kilkenny to win their first intermediate All Ireland in over a decade.

# consolation - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

From The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…