Advertisement
BE PART OF THE TEAM

Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 8°C Saturday 27 February 2021

#Opportunity

# opportunity - Thursday 25 February, 2021

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

'If he gets his chance he'll certainly be ready' - Farrell backs Casey to debut against Italy

Thu 1:27 PM 9,416 Views 12 Comments

The Munster scrum-half is set to win his first cap against Italy on Saturday.

# opportunity - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Farrell tells players to seize their chance as his Six Nations plans go wildly off script
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Farrell tells players to seize their chance as his Six Nations plans go wildly off script

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 27,332 Views 33 Comments

Ireland head into Sunday’s game against France without the services of four key leaders.

# opportunity - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Kelleher impresses but Brighton condemn toothless Liverpool to another Anfield defeat
# Out Of Form
# Out Of Form

Kelleher impresses but Brighton condemn toothless Liverpool to another Anfield defeat

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 10:21 PM 51,115 Views 92 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side are now seven points off leaders Manchester City after a 1-0 loss.

# opportunity - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

O'Gorman hopes new sponsorship can end 'pay to play' culture in Women's National League
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

O'Gorman hopes new sponsorship can end 'pay to play' culture in Women's National League

Jan 20th 2021, 8:05 PM 2,748 Views 0 Comments

The domestic league is amateur, with many players having to cover some of their own costs to represent their clubs.

# opportunity - Friday 15 January, 2021

Australia propose idea of holding a mini World Cup in 2021
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Australia propose idea of holding a mini World Cup in 2021

Jan 15th 2021, 9:33 PM 37,074 Views 40 Comments

The aim would be to provide an injection of cash to unions across the world.

# opportunity - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Sexton returns from injury as O'Sullivan is lined up for debut
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Sexton returns from injury as O'Sullivan is lined up for debut

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 2:14 PM 27,401 Views 69 Comments

Uncapped Eric O’Sullivan has been named on the bench by Andy Farrell for the Scotland match on Saturday

# opportunity - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Ryan Baird's comeback continues as Leinster hand him Cardiff start
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Ryan Baird's comeback continues as Leinster hand him Cardiff start

Nov 21st 2020, 12:23 PM 9,959 Views 5 Comments

Leo Cullen has kept faith in the backline that impressed against Edinburgh last Monday

# opportunity - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'Pressure is a privilege' - Giovagnoli admits Dundalk's Euro play-off is the biggest moment of his career
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

'Pressure is a privilege' - Giovagnoli admits Dundalk's Euro play-off is the biggest moment of his career

Sep 30th 2020, 6:00 PM 5,826 Views 5 Comments

The Lilywhites face KI of the Faroe Islands tomorrow night for a place in the Europa League group stages.

# opportunity - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Rob Howley handed chance to rebuild coaching career with Canada
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Rob Howley handed chance to rebuild coaching career with Canada

Sep 23rd 2020, 10:33 AM 10,134 Views 8 Comments

It is his first role since serving a ban for betting on rugby matches.

# opportunity - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Kilkenny native Áine Power lands major role at European football's governing body
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Kilkenny native Áine Power lands major role at European football's governing body

Jun 18th 2020, 9:05 PM 18,530 Views 9 Comments

She has been drafted onto the disciplinary board and will have a direct say in punitive measures taken against clubs who break Uefa rules.

# opportunity - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'There's potentially an embarrassment of riches for Munster in that position'

May 21st 2020, 4:11 PM 18,001 Views 24 Comments

Ben Healy, Jack Crowley, and Jake Flannery will all be hoping for senior team action next season.

# opportunity - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Rory Best says virus can lead to global rugby alignment
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Rory Best says virus can lead to global rugby alignment

Apr 21st 2020, 10:23 PM 7,384 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland captain is convinced that switching the seasons would boost northern hemisphere nations’ chances of winning the World Cup.

# opportunity - Sunday 5 April, 2020

4 possible candidates for the newly-vacant Irish U21s job
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

4 possible candidates for the newly-vacant Irish U21s job

Apr 5th 2020, 12:02 AM 10,832 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Kenny has taken the step up to senior level earlier than advertised.

# opportunity - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Andrew Conway -‘I want to have the best game of my life against Scotland’
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Andrew Conway -‘I want to have the best game of my life against Scotland’

Feb 1st 2020, 7:38 AM 4,190 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland winger finally gets his first Six Nations start today, three years after making his international debut.

# opportunity - Friday 31 January, 2020

Bohemians bring in 'very talented' winger Thompson from Wolves
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Bohemians bring in 'very talented' winger Thompson from Wolves

Jan 31st 2020, 12:33 PM 6,308 Views 0 Comments

The 18-year-old St Joseph’s Boys product will stay with the League of Ireland club until July.

# opportunity - Saturday 11 January, 2020

In-form Idah handed full Premier League debut against Manchester United
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

In-form Idah handed full Premier League debut against Manchester United

Jan 11th 2020, 2:15 PM 8,166 Views 16 Comments

The striker starts for Norwich in the absence of injured pair Teemu Pukki and Josip Drmic.

# opportunity - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

McCarthy hoping Brady can rediscover some form in time for crucial Denmark game
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

McCarthy hoping Brady can rediscover some form in time for crucial Denmark game

Oct 29th 2019, 4:05 PM 5,327 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland boss is optimistic that Robbie Brady can bring some creativity to his team ahead of November’s crunch Euro 2020 qualifier.

# opportunity - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Broadhurst replaces reigning queen Harrington in Irish squad for World Championships
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Broadhurst replaces reigning queen Harrington in Irish squad for World Championships

Sep 5th 2019, 8:13 PM 2,551 Views 1 Comment

The Dundalk southpaw aims to challenge the Dubliner for Olympic qualification.

# opportunity - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Schmidt's Ireland can go top of world rankings with big win in Cardiff
# Top Spot
# Top Spot

Schmidt's Ireland can go top of world rankings with big win in Cardiff

Aug 29th 2019, 5:08 PM 10,523 Views 18 Comments

Despite being hammered by England last time out, Ireland can secure top spot.

# opportunity - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Byrne starts at 10 as Schmidt recalls Ireland's big guns for England
# Named
# Named

Byrne starts at 10 as Schmidt recalls Ireland's big guns for England

Aug 22nd 2019, 11:11 AM 34,482 Views 104 Comments

The Leinster man will get his first Test start at Twickenham on Saturday.

# opportunity - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Hyland Jr to challenge European champion in Milan
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Hyland Jr to challenge European champion in Milan

May 15th 2019, 3:49 PM 2,251 Views 0 Comments

He will face Francesco Patera who inflicted a first career defeat upon Lewis Ritson, Hyland’s sole conqueror.

# opportunity - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Can Tottenham exploit Pep Guardiola's one recurring weakness?
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Can Tottenham exploit Pep Guardiola's one recurring weakness?

Apr 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,035 Views 3 Comments

Manchester City visit Spurs’ new stadium tonight in the first leg of the sides’ Champions League quarter-final.

# opportunity - Friday 1 March, 2019

Dundalk's visit to Tallaght offers Rovers chance to stake claim as main challengers
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Dundalk's visit to Tallaght offers Rovers chance to stake claim as main challengers

Mar 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 3,242 Views 4 Comments

The champions look for a first away win of the season tonight.

# opportunity - Thursday 14 February, 2019

After roving on Mars for 15 years and sending back 217,594 images, Opportunity is now dead
# Mission Complete
From TheJournal.ie
# Mission Complete

After roving on Mars for 15 years and sending back 217,594 images, Opportunity is now dead

Feb 14th 2019, 7:42 AM 18,899 Views 49 Comments

The rover has been out of contact since a dust storm on the Red Planet.

# opportunity - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Former Man United starlet aiming to rebuild his career in Sweden
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Former Man United starlet aiming to rebuild his career in Sweden

Feb 7th 2019, 2:00 PM 12,853 Views 10 Comments

Ravel Morrison has struggled to settle anywhere since leaving Old Trafford.

# opportunity - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Young Irish midfielder leaves Aston Villa for League Two loan switch
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Young Irish midfielder leaves Aston Villa for League Two loan switch

Jan 31st 2019, 5:44 PM 8,673 Views 1 Comment

Cavan native Jake Doyle-Hayes will spend the rest of the season with Cambridge United.

# opportunity - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Byrne primed for Leinster's 10 shirt with Sexton set to miss out
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Byrne primed for Leinster's 10 shirt with Sexton set to miss out

Jan 10th 2019, 4:23 PM 8,420 Views 27 Comments

Stuart Lancaster has backed Byrne to step up against Toulouse this weekend.

# opportunity - Thursday 18 October, 2018

McCarthy's inter-provincial move from Leinster to Munster makes sense
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

McCarthy's inter-provincial move from Leinster to Munster makes sense

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,953 Views 69 Comments

The 23-year-old will shift to Limerick next season on a two-year contract.

# opportunity - Monday 10 September, 2018

Assassin Boxing to join forces with U.S. promoters in significant move for pro boxing in Ireland
# Shipping Up
# Shipping Up

Assassin Boxing to join forces with U.S. promoters in significant move for pro boxing in Ireland

Sep 10th 2018, 10:21 PM 5,530 Views 1 Comment

The Irish-based outfit, who manage over 20 Irish fighters, have teamed up with Ken Casey’s well-connected Murphys Boxing.

# opportunity - Friday 13 July, 2018

Jackman adds Leinster underage kicking coach to Dragons backroom team
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Jackman adds Leinster underage kicking coach to Dragons backroom team

Jul 13th 2018, 6:49 PM 8,147 Views 2 Comments

Alan Kingsley was also the attack coach at St Mary’s College and head coach of Navan RFC.

# opportunity - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Pep hands full Man City debut to hot prospect Foden
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Pep hands full Man City debut to hot prospect Foden

Dec 6th 2017, 7:49 PM 7,893 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old academy graduate has long been tipped to break into Man City’s first team.

# opportunity - Friday 13 October, 2017

Women's AFL club confirms interest in Mayo star Cora Staunton
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Women's AFL club confirms interest in Mayo star Cora Staunton

Oct 13th 2017, 3:47 PM 12,670 Views 7 Comments

The four-time All-Ireland winner has been linked with the Greater Western Sydney Giants.

# opportunity - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Katie Taylor beaten to the punch as top US Olympic star handed historic opportunity
# Landmark
# Landmark

Katie Taylor beaten to the punch as top US Olympic star handed historic opportunity

Feb 8th 2017, 9:31 PM 54,684 Views 21 Comments

Rio gold medallist Claressa Shields will become the first woman to headline a premium cable card.

# opportunity - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Irish defender Eoghan O'Connell to leave Celtic on loan
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Irish defender Eoghan O'Connell to leave Celtic on loan

Jan 7th 2017, 10:33 AM 7,810 Views 4 Comments

Despite a promising start under Brendan Rogers, O’Connell hasn’t seen much first-team action recently.

# opportunity - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Farrell impressed by Ringrose and Carbery's comfort in Ireland set-up
# Debutants
# Debutants

Farrell impressed by Ringrose and Carbery's comfort in Ireland set-up

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:10 AM 8,385 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old Leinster duo are set to make their Test debuts against the All Blacks.

# opportunity - Monday 1 August, 2016

Manchester United hand a trial to 20-year-old winger Liandro Martis
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Manchester United hand a trial to 20-year-old winger Liandro Martis

Aug 1st 2016, 4:44 PM 12,733 Views 12 Comments

The youngster has been invited to spend time with Jose Mourinho’s side after impressing at Oldham.

# opportunity - Thursday 23 June, 2016

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'
# 7s
# 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 3,590 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

# opportunity - Friday 10 June, 2016

Schmidt feels 'a little bit of a fear' ahead of daunting Springboks task
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Schmidt feels 'a little bit of a fear' ahead of daunting Springboks task

Jun 10th 2016, 1:01 AM 5,536 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland head coach understands that the odds are against his team in Cape Town.

# opportunity - Thursday 2 June, 2016

After a year with Western Force, Boomer called in as injury replacement for Ireland U20s
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

After a year with Western Force, Boomer called in as injury replacement for Ireland U20s

Jun 2nd 2016, 4:38 PM 9,553 Views 1 Comment

The Ballymena man’s gain is due to an ankle injury suffered by UCD’s Will Connors.

# opportunity - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Troy Deeney eyes Euro 2016 spot with Northern Ireland
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Troy Deeney eyes Euro 2016 spot with Northern Ireland

Mar 27th 2016, 9:30 AM 10,774 Views 7 Comments

The Englishman has revealed he would consider representing his great grandfather’s nation

1 2