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Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 20 October 2020


# hoops - Monday 21 September, 2020

Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three

A shot on the hooter from Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.

# hoops - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Celtic score two goals in three minutes and hold off late rally in five-goal battle to go top

Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Albian Ajeti were on target for Neil Lennon’s side.

# hoops - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Boston Celtics close on conference finals with trouncing of Toronto Raptors

The Los Angeles Clippers also restored their series lead with victory over the Denver Nuggets in the night’s other game.

# hoops - Friday 4 September, 2020

OG Anunoby hit late three-pointer as Raptors close gap on Boston

Defending champions Toronto are back in the series after victory.

# hoops - Thursday 3 September, 2020

James Harden and Russell Westbrook help Houston seal series against Oklahoma

There was late drama in Orlando for a second successive night.

# hoops - Monday 24 August, 2020

Toronto Raptors power into semi-finals to set up Boston Celtics clash

The Mavs’ Luka Doncic nailed a three-pointer on the final buzzer to level their series with the Clippers, meanwhile.

# hoops - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Kyle Kuzma drains last-second shot to push Lakers past Nuggets

The two sides traded blows until the 25-year-old stepped up.

# hoops - Monday 10 August, 2020

Lillard scores 51 in Portland win as Sixers lose Embiid

The Trail Blazers go within a half-game of Memphis for eighth in the Western Conference playoff fight.

# hoops - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom

It was another busy night in the bubble.

# hoops - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Five-star Celtic begin quest for 10-in-a-row on a high against hapless Hamilton

An Odsonne Edouard hat-trick was the highlight of the 5-1 win Celtic Park.

# hoops - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Perfect 10 on the mind already as Neil Lennon and Celtic celebrate 'remarkable' ninth title in-a-row

‘The title is ours and we deserve it. We are indeed champions for a reason.’

# hoops - Sunday 17 May, 2020

'I was just hoping to get a game with the reserves... staying for 17 years was beyond my wildest dreams'

Derek Tracey spent his entire career with Shamrock Rovers during the homeless period before their move to Tallaght Stadium.

# hoops - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Celtic's 9-in-a-row bid cannot be voided, insists Hoops chief executive

Peter Lawwell has called for ‘a fair and reasonable solution’ to the league campaign.

# hoops - Friday 13 March, 2020

Celtic switch from New Balance to Adidas after agreeing 'stunning' five-year kit deal

It is the first time in the Hoops’ history that they have partnered with the German brand.

# hoops - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Milwaukee Bucks rebound from loss by crushing Indiana Pacers

The win takes the league leaders to 53 wins and nine losses this season.

# hoops - Monday 24 February, 2020

Shamrock Rovers sign striker Gaffney from Salford City

The 30-year-old Galway native has been on loan at Walsall this season.

LeBron James leads Lakers over Celtics in thriller

While the Los Angeles team won by just two points, the Toronto Raptors scored a team-high 46-point victory against the Indiana Pacers.

# hoops - Friday 21 February, 2020

Burke grabs five goals as ruthless Rovers hit Cork for six

The Rebels slumped to their second defeat after falling at home to Shels last week.

Philadelphia need overtime to see off Brooklyn and maintain impressive home run

Joel Embiid scored 39 points in the Sixers’ overtime victory.

# hoops - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Ex-Celtic defender McNamara recovering from brain surgery after collapsing at home

The 46-year-old was rushed to hospital earlier this month but his daughter says he’s ‘making progress’.

# hoops - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose

LeBron James had a double-double, but the Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the Orlando Magic.

# hoops - Friday 29 November, 2019

Shamrock Rovers back in Umbro for new home kit

The latest jersey, in their traditional green and white hoops, will be available to buy without the sponsor for a limited period.

# hoops - Monday 4 November, 2019

LeBron's Lakers win fifth straight game, Kawhi leads Clippers

James recorded his second successive triple-double courtesy of 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds.

# hoops - Friday 27 September, 2019

Burke and Greene on target as Shamrock Rovers beat Bohemians to book FAI Cup final spot

Bohemians had Danny Mandroiu sent off as Rovers booked their place in the FAI Cup final.

# hoops - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'Baby and mother are good. It was just a mad 24 hours': From the Rotunda to Tallaght Stadium

Stephen O’Donnell’s wife gave birth to their first child on Friday before he took charge of his first Dublin derby.

# hoops - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'This team is superior to seven or eight years ago' - Lennon praises dogged Celtic performance

Neil Lennon was impressed with his players after securing a 1-1 draw with Rennes.

# hoops - Friday 30 August, 2019

Record attendance in Tallaght sees Shamrock Rovers finally end Bohs hoodoo

7,021 turned out for the game, with Ireland boss Mick McCarthy among those watching on.

# hoops - Monday 19 August, 2019

Jack Byrne impresses again with two long-range goals as Rovers hammer Waterford Hoops This post contains videos

Jack Byrne impresses again with two long-range goals as Rovers hammer Waterford

Stephen Bradley’s men delivered a comprehensive win on Monday at the RSC.

# hoops - Friday 26 July, 2019

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Celtic release new grey and 'berry' kit

It will be worn as the Hoops’ third-choice strip this season.

# hoops - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Famous draw with Liverpool, beating Shels in Dublin and dumping out PSV - Brann’s 1996/97 European Odyssey

Shamrock Rovers take on SK Brann in the first leg of their Europa League qualifying tie in Norway this evening.

# hoops - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Rovers midfielder Sam Bone joins Waterford on loan until the end of the season

The 20-year-old signed for Stephen Bradley’s side last year.

# hoops - Friday 28 June, 2019

Celtic sign French defender as move for Irish midfielder Connell is held up

The treble treble winners have announced a four-year deal for Christopher Jullien.

# hoops - Saturday 15 June, 2019

‘Rodgers would have some cheek eyeing McGregor’ - Celtic legend doubts Leicester links

Midfielder Callum McGregor has been linked with a move to the King Power Stadium.

# hoops - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Edouard double sees Celtic come from behind in Scottish Cup final to complete third treble

The 21-year-old French forward scored twice as Celtic triumphed in Saturday’s Scottish Cup final.

# hoops - Monday 20 May, 2019

'He gets the crowd off their feet' - 16-year-old Dembele impresses on Celtic debut Future Star This post contains videos

'He gets the crowd off their feet' - 16-year-old Dembele impresses on Celtic debut

Hoops boss Neil Lennon heaped praise on the teenager after his second-half cameo at Parkhead yesterday.

# hoops - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Celtic defender is Bundesliga bound after joining Hertha Berlin on long-term deal

Dedryck Boyata has won four Scottish Premiership titles since joining Celtic in 2015.

# hoops - Monday 22 April, 2019

'No injections. When the physio comes on, Joey rolls it back in and gets on with it. It just shows what he is made of'

Joey O’Brien’s dislocated shoulder sums up the mentality shift at Shamrock Rovers, says Stephen Bradley.

# hoops - Friday 19 April, 2019

'I think what Rovers have at the moment is a team of men' - Fenlon feels leaders can maintain strong form

Finishing in European places should be Derry’s aim, says the Candystripes former boss.

# hoops - Friday 12 April, 2019

‘I got a personal text from Mick McCarthy to say well done. He didn’t have to do that, it was a really nice touch’

SWAI Player of the Month Jack Byrne discusses returning to Ireland, his recent international call-up and his ambitions with Shamrock Rovers.

# hoops - Friday 22 March, 2019

Bolger delivers 85th-minute winner to send impressive Shamrock Rovers seven points clear

Stephen Bradley’s side have now won six of their opening eight games in the Premier Division this season.

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