# First Round

Last year
# Take a Bow
Michael Conlan earns first-round knockout win over Karim Guerfi
The two-time Irish Olympian secured a swift victory over his 38-year-old opponent.
# success
Charles Oliveira seals first-round win over Justin Gaethje
The Brazilian overcame his American rival, causing him to submit with a rear-naked choke.
# clubhouse leader
Hansen sets early pace at Dubai Desert Classic, Harrington the best of the Irish
Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Jonathan Caldwell all shot a one-under-par 71 at Emirates Golf Club.
All time
# First Round
The Women's All-Ireland Cup starts this weekend - here's what you need to know
Reigning league champions Railway Union are in action this evening against Malone in an all-AIL clash.
# In The Mix
Harrington starts well at Dubai Championship
A four under-par opening round of 68 leaves the Dubliner tied for 26th at Jumeirah.
# First Round
Tiger starts with 68 at PGA Northern Trust playoff opener and McIlroy a shot further back
Woods seeks an 83rd career US PGA title to break the all-time record he shares with Sam Snead.
# First Round
St Pat's fall to Finn Harps in FAI Cup
Ryan Connolly’s early goal was the difference in Donegal.
# FAI Cup
A bye for Shamrock Rovers and league champions Dundalk to face Waterford
Finn Harps meet St Patrick’s Athletic and Cork City take on Longford Town in the remaining first round games.
# First Round
All-Cork clash among the ties as draw for EA Sports Cup is confirmed
Cabinteely will host Crumlin in the first round of the competition.
# First Round
McIlroy in contention after decent start in Shanghai
China’s Li Haotong has delighted the home crowd with his early charge in the WGC-HSBC Champions.
# Qualification
Rangers take big step towards potential Cork City meeting with Europa League win
The winner of Cork City’s first-round tie with FC Progres Niederkorn will likely face Steven Gerrard’s side.
# Off the Mark
Woods in contention after electric start while mixed opening round frustrates McIlroy
The Northern Ireland man is four shots off the lead at Augusta.
# Schools Rugby
Barry settles helter-skelter clash as Gonzaga beat Castleknock
Gonzaga and Castleknock shared six tries in an entertaining back-and-forth tussle.
# First Round
Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory
The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.
# Upset
World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round
Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.
# still rusty
Serena's comeback not going to plan as ex-world number one crashes out at first round of Miami Open
20-year-old Naomi Osaka defeated the 23-time major winner by straight sets — the first time Williams has lost her first match at an American hard court championship for 21 years
# cao-2017
The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.
# standing out
One Irishman makes our Euro 2016 best XI from the first round of games
We select the most impressive players from the tournament’s opening matches.
# goals win games
Clinical Bishopstown catch 2014 Cork champions Ballincollig off guard in first round of SFC
Elsewhere, there were wins for Castlehaven, Douglas, Muskerry and St Finbarr’s tonight.
# First Round
Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer
Here’s what to do next…
# Debut
Ireland's James McGee qualifies for US Open first round
It’s the first time the Dubliner has qualified for the main draw of a grand slam event.
# Euro Dreams
Derry fire four past Welsh opposition as Sligo secure valuable draw
The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division sides were in Europa League qualifying action.
# Fota island
McIlroy and Harrington together for Irish Open opening rounds
The tee times are out ahead of tomorrow’s start in Cork.
# Teams In The Drum
GAA 2014 football qualifier first round draw to take place next Monday
The games are set to take place on June 21st and June 28th.
# marching on
Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback
The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.
# starting XV
7 players from Munster winning team in Limerick minor side to face Tipperary
The sides meet in the Gaelic Grounds on Thursday night.
# Call me Kenneth
Egan: “I’m not going to rely on me name to get me over the line”
Former Olympic silver medallist Kenneth Egan has dismissed suggestions that he is ‘celebrity candidate’ for Fine Gael.
# Argument
Snapshot: Some mascots had an altercation during a Schools Cup game today
Glenstal Abbey representatives at one stage attempted to steal a flag from Ardscoil Ris supporters.
# Backdoor
16 counties to be in opening All-Ireland football qualifier draw on Monday
The first round ties are scheduled to take place on June 29th.
# cork v kerry
Munster MFC: Cork and Kerry can't be separated after 1st round thriller
Aidan Moynihan’s late, late penalty saved the Rebels from defeat in extra-time.
# The Open 2012
British Open: Woods and McDowell in the mix as Adam Scott leads the field
Tiger has kept the galleries rapt but Rory McIlroy is putting together a solid round to catch the championship leading Aussie.
# Crucible
Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat
The Dubliner staged a brief comeback but was soundly beaten in the first round encounter at Sheffield.