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#New Season

# new-season - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Cullen's Leinster to open Pro14 title defence with a trip to Italy

Competiton organisers have confirmed dates and kick-off times all the way up to round 20.

# new-season - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Liverpool begin under Friday Night Lights, United face Chelsea in opener as Premier League fixtures announced

City open their defence at West Ham, with the full 2019/20 schedule confirmed this morning.

# new-season - Friday 14 December, 2018

Limerick team to face Tipperary tonight includes eight starters from All-Ireland final

The clash at Gaelic Grounds throws-in at 7.30pm.

# new-season - Friday 17 August, 2018

Munster centre Scannell hungry for more Ireland caps after missing out on Oz

The 24-year-old is excited about some of the signings Johann van Graan has made.

# new-season - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season

We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.

# new-season - Sunday 15 April, 2018

2016 champions Carbery Rangers and 2014 winners Ballincollig enjoy Cork SFC opening round wins

Nemo Rangers began the defence of their county title with a win on Saturday.

# new-season - Saturday 25 November, 2017

All-Ireland champions Cork face some tricky tests in the group stages of their title defence

Cork and All-Ireland finalists Kilkenny will be in separate pools for the group stages of the senior camogie championship

# new-season - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Liam Rushe sent off as Dublin get their Walsh Cup campaign off to a winning start

Alex Quinn and Cian O’Sullivan found the net as the Metropolitans saw off a spirited Carlow side.

# new-season - Monday 28 November, 2016

Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai

Munster’s Shane Daly and Leinster centre Jimmy O’Brien are also named for the first time.

# new-season - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'If we do the same things we did last year, we won't be in the top six'

Pat Lam’s Connacht know they will have to bring new attacking ideas into the mix.

# new-season - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Which Major League Soccer team should you support?

As MLS returns for a new season, are you motivated by Irish interest, a successful history or entertaining individuals?

# new-season - Thursday 3 March, 2016

These are the 2016 Major League Soccer kits but which is your favourite?

The new MLS season gets underway on Sunday.

# new-season - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Quiz: How well do you remember last season's Pro12 season?

Were you paying attention last season?

'I think in Ireland it's been deemed to be too easy as a competition'

The Guinness Pro12′s new managing director, Martin Anayi, has plenty of work to do.

# new-season - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From 14 important things we learned from the RTÉ One programme launch What We Learned

14 important things we learned from the RTÉ One programme launch

We chatted to Tubs, Daithí and more.

From Ray D'Arcy, the 'new Love/Hate' - and everything else RTÉ One has in store this season This Just In

Ray D'Arcy, the 'new Love/Hate' - and everything else RTÉ One has in store this season

What’s on the telly? RTÉ have just told us.

# new-season - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Hurler of the year Hogan helps himself to 0-11 as Kilkenny see off Cork

It was a weakened Kilkenny team but a winning one.

# new-season - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Second Captains Live makes solid outing on third series return

The show returned last night, and included an in-depth interview with Kilkenny GAA star Henry Shefflin.

Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of the 2015 GAA draws tonight

The draw for next season’s SHC and SFC takes place tonight at 7pm on RTÉ 2.

# new-season - Friday 5 September, 2014

How do Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace rate Munster ahead of the new season?

The Sky Sports analysts discuss Anthony Foley, Robin Copeland, Ian Keatley and much more.

# new-season - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

5 pressing questions for Leinster ahead of the new rugby season

Seanie’s back so everything’s going to be okay, right?

# new-season - Friday 15 August, 2014

7 talking points ahead of the new Premier League season

We look ahead to the first round of games as another exciting-looking campaign gets underway.

# new-season - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Here's how 41 of Martin O'Neill's Ireland hopefuls are looking ahead of the new season

With the new campaign set to begin for many players this weekend, we cast our eye over Ireland’s stars.

# new-season - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Video: Rio Ferdinand takes you through his signing for QPR

The veteran defender brought the cameras with him as he completed his move to Loftus Road.

# new-season - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Foley eyeing 'big finals' in May despite fearsome Champions Cup opposition

Munster’s new head coach believes Saracens, Clermont and Sale would have preferred to avoid his side.

# new-season - Friday 6 September, 2013

Fans of Leinster and Ulster give us their take on new season

We caught up with supporters from last year’s Pro12 finalists and asked them to share their rugby hopes and fears.

# new-season - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Snapshot: Connacht's latest signing Craig Clarke poses with a Bald Eagle

Meanwhile, Connacht were beaten 31-7 against Wasps in a pre-season friendly today.

# new-season - Friday 16 August, 2013

Murray eager to start season and rediscover that winning high

The scrum-half says Munster have a group of players around his age, ready to step up and lead.

# new-season - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Lydiate happy to bet the farm on Racing success

The Welsh flanker is hoping the calbre available to the Paris club can push them to success on two fronts.

# new-season - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

60 Twitter accounts you should follow before the Airtricity League season kicks off Supportingloi This post contains images

60 Twitter accounts you should follow before the Airtricity League season kicks off

We’re counting down the days for the return of domestic football.

# new-season - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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Finally! A Game of Thrones S3 trailer that tells us something...

Well, we think. There’s fighting, swords, fires and deaths. And so it continues…

# new-season - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Setanta Sports Cup draw made

Only 67 more sleeps until the new season kicks off with the first round of the Setanta Sports Cup.

# new-season - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Ulster Bank League: Quinlan joins commentary team for new season's kick-off

The former Munster back-row will offer his insight at the ‘Friday Night Lights’ opener between Young Munster and Shannon.

# new-season - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Pro12: Conway relishing new season's opportunity

The young Leinster wing is in the best shape of his life and ready to stake a claim for a jersey when the big games roll around.

# new-season - Friday 31 August, 2012

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: The dirty dozen are back at last

The new rugby season kicks off tonight, so we bring news from all four provinces

Locked out: No room for Cullen in Leinster side to face Llanelli

Shane Jennings captains the team with Damian Browne and Devin Toner named at lock. Ian Madigan will win his 50th cap for the province.

# new-season - Monday 27 August, 2012

Pro12: Leinster to test squad depth in season opener

Joe Schmidt can count almost 20 names unavailable for selection in this Saturday’s opener against Llanelli. Does he look worried?

# new-season - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Rory Best: We need to develop that ruthless Leinster mentality

The Ulster and Ireland hooker talks about the upcoming season, Irish rugby and finding more ‘freaks’ like Stephen Ferris.

# new-season - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Here are our writers’ predictions for the new Premier League season

With the league recommencing today, we asked our staff how they figured the next 9 months would pan out.

# new-season - Friday 10 August, 2012

Here we go again: Ulster win as provinces name starting XVs for friendly fare

Munster, Leinster, and Connacht have all named squads for their opening games of the season while Mark Anscombe was a winner in France.

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