# losing streak

This year
# losing streak
Ireland suffer worst Test defeat to date as Sri Lanka show their class
Visitors lose by an innings and 280 runs.
# losing streak
Ireland's cricket team suffer worst Test defeat to date as Sri Lanka show their class
Visitors lose by an innings and 280 runs.
Last year
# losing streak
Dublin lose yet again - as Mayo turn on the class at Croke Park
Dublin have now lost all three of their league games this year.
All time
# too good
5-try Argentina sink Italy to end losing streak
The Azzurri have now lost 16 straight Tests stretching back to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
# getting better
Brazil international helps Everton end four-game losing streak
Bernard was on target, as the Toffees overcame West Ham.
# losing streak
England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell
England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.
# starting XV
Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash
The Dragons are hoping to end a 64-year losing streak against the world champions in Cardiff this Saturday.
# Report
Rodgers stars as Packers snap losing streak against Eagles
The win saw the team improve to 5-6 in the NFC North, though they still lag behind division leaders Detroit (7-4) and Minnesota (6-5).
# Permutations
Australia beat Argentina to seal title for All Blacks
The Wallabies led 21-6 at half-time in Perth and Will Genia ran in two tries.
# losing streak
Leinster return to form as Foley's Munster lose in Thomond Park again
The southern province have now lost five games in a row.
# losing streak
Wales go hunting for overdue win over Springboks without George North
South Africa named a side showing eight changes from the win over Italy.
# column
‘People will write Connacht off against Toulouse. So be it’ – Flavin
The former Connacht hooker believes Toulouse have been the best team in Europe for the past decade.
# Opinion
Connacht's season on verge of early collapse ahead of Heineken Cup
Tough games against Saracens and Leinster await for the westerners.
# losing streak
The Dubs don't have the best record in hurling finals against Galway
Dublin will be hoping next Sunday to reverse a recent trend against Galway hurling sides.
# losing streak
The Cork footballers' setbacks since they last won in Killarney in 1995
The Rebels hope to end an 18-year barren spell in Fitzgerald Stadium next Sunday afternoon.
# IreArg
Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost
The two sides have identical results over their past 10 games and are separated by a solitary ranking point.
# Forward Thinking
'There's nothing wrong with the confidence' - Gert Smal
It’s those niggly little details that have tripped Ireland up for the past 18 months, explained the Irish coach.
# losing streak
Match report: Ireland v South Africa
Declan Kidney’s men contrived to lose their fifth match in succession as the Springboks fought back from nine points down to win.
# Pro12
Pro12: Doak calling on Ulster young guns to keep the winning streak
Ulster will put their unbeaten record on the line against a side that have lost their last six matches.
# Winning Streak
Del Potro holds nerve in tense tie-break to beat Federer and win Swiss Indoors
The Argentinian continued his recent run of form by derailing the Fed Express.
# losing streak
Pro12: Priestland penalty consigns Edinburgh to sixth straight defeat
Llanelli Scarlets scored a bonus point win in the Scottish capital, but it was tight.
# Under Pressure
Opinion: Judge Kidney on innovation, not result
The Irish coach is experimenting against an unbeatable side, we should applaud him for that, writes Sean Farrell.
# Bob-cat Malojan
It's official: Charlotte Bobcats are the worst team in NBA history
Cleveland Cavaliers gave it a good tilt last year and the Toronto Raptors have been woeful forever but Michael Jordan’s team has nose-dived past them all.