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#Home Advantage

# home-advantage - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Fixtures for Ireland's Olympic qualifying bid in Dublin this summer announced

Graham Shaw’s side will begin their Tokyo 2020 qualification campaign against Malaysia in June.

# home-advantage - Friday 29 June, 2018

O'Connor and Coen start in Mayo midfield for 'Newbridge or Nowhere' clash with Kildare

Johnny Byrne and Kevin Feely will both start for the Lilywhites.

# home-advantage - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Tyrone players would probably prefer to play the game in Clones' - Cavanagh

The Red Hand host Monaghan in Omagh on Sunday.

# home-advantage - Monday 19 February, 2018

Edinburgh switch home games back to Murrayfield in push for Pro14 play-offs

Munster will visit the ground when they face Richard Cockerill’s side in a fortnight.

# home-advantage - Monday 1 January, 2018

The return of points difference and your ridiculously early men's Six Nations predictions

A three-way tie at the top? It’s far from impossible. Here are three things we think you’re likely to see in this year’s Six Nations.

# home-advantage - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Wales want to give their fans 'something to be proud of' after 60-year wait

“When we have an atmosphere like we know they can create, it’s a really tough place to come.”

# home-advantage - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Kenya want to build 10 athletics venues and become the first African host of the World Championships

‘We have a plan to build big stadiums in Nairobi, Mombasa and Eldoret and seven additional new ones in other parts of the country.’

# home-advantage - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Tierney's Ireland fully locked, loaded and ready to take on the world

After months of build-up, Ireland are ready to take centre stage and embrace the expectation of a nation during the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

# home-advantage - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Stone reigns supreme at Leopard Creek while Dunne completes solid week

There was no catching Brandon Stone at Leopard Creek as the South African finished seven shots clear.

# home-advantage - Friday 4 March, 2016

Roscommon forced to give up home advantage as league clash moved to Longford

Sunday’s Division 1 fixture with Down has been switched from Dr Hyde Park to Pearse Park.

# home-advantage - Thursday 18 February, 2016

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How much does #HomeAdvantage matter in the Six Nations?

After a disappointing start, Ireland target Six Nations success in Twickenham this weekend.

# home-advantage - Friday 12 February, 2016

Open thread: What's your pre-match lucky charm?

Got any lucky pants hiding in a drawer? Tell us everything…

# home-advantage - Thursday 11 February, 2016

6 ways to turn any major sporting event into a deadly Irish party

Olé, olé, olé. olé, olé…

# home-advantage - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

10 reasons Irish fans are the best in the world

We know how to make ourselves feel right at home.

# home-advantage - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Dublin to host final qualifying event as Ireland look to book their place at Olympics

Another chance for the IRFU to showcase its ability to host an international tournament.

# home-advantage - Friday 20 February, 2015

Champions UCC made to sweat before booking their place in the Sigerson Cup final

Tomorrow’s clash with DCU will be the hosts’ fifth final appearance in six years.

# home-advantage - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

5 reasons why Spain will win the World Cup

Strength in depth, a recent history of success and more factors in the Spanish side’s favour.

# home-advantage - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Brogan: Croker's a level playing field for all counties

Bernard Brogan doesn’t agree that playing regularly in Croke Park gives Dublin an unfair advantage.

# home-advantage - Saturday 10 March, 2012

GAA throw-in: 5 things to look out for in the National Football League this weekend

Does home advantage really matter? Emmett McNamara flags the things to keep an eye on in round four of the NFL.

# home-advantage - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Home improvement: Monaghan win their appeal against CHC punishment

Sunday’s NFL Division 2 game between Monaghan and Louth will take place in Clones as originally scheduled.

# home-advantage - Monday 27 February, 2012

Cork weigh up options as fall-out from Armagh row continues

Cork have yet to decide if they will appeal the CHC’s decision to strip them of home advantage for their next league game.