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Other - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular
# Grand Designs
# Grand Designs

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular

Apr 10th 2021, 9:44 AM 2,535 Views 1 Comment

World’s greatest steeplechase is back, but taking place behind closed doors for the first time

Other - Friday 9 April, 2021

Alan McManus announces retirement after defeat in qualifiers
# End Game
# End Game

Alan McManus announces retirement after defeat in qualifiers

Apr 9th 2021, 8:42 PM 4,242 Views 1 Comment

The former world number six was beaten 6-3 by Chinese teenager Bai Langning.

From DCU to Down Under: The team-mates, house-mates and friends dreaming of AFLW glory
# Ties That Bind
# Ties That Bind

From DCU to Down Under: The team-mates, house-mates and friends dreaming of AFLW glory

Updated Apr 9th 2021, 8:07 PM 17,124 Views 2 Comments

‘It was as if they were operating on a professional level even back then.’ Now, Collingwood duo Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan are one step away from the biggest stage in their adopted sport.

Four Irish crews book their place in European Rowing Championship finals
# Rowing For Gold
# Rowing For Gold

Four Irish crews book their place in European Rowing Championship finals

Apr 9th 2021, 5:33 PM 2,953 Views 1 Comment

Women’s four and women’s pair crews qualify for A Finals along with Lydia Heaphy and Gary O’Donovan.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 9th 2021, 5:10 PM 27,135 Views 8 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

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Irish women's hockey squad pull out of trip to Malaysia
# Last Minute Call
# Last Minute Call

Irish women's hockey squad pull out of trip to Malaysia

Apr 9th 2021, 2:41 PM 2,125 Views 0 Comments

It’s the second time in just over a year the trip has been cancelled.

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns
# Hoops
# Hoops

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns

Apr 9th 2021, 8:47 AM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

The Utah Jazz continued their run of form at home.

Other - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Former NFL player kills five people before dying by suicide
# RIP
# RIP

Former NFL player kills five people before dying by suicide

Apr 8th 2021, 11:30 PM 12,761 Views 9 Comments

Authorities said that former San Francisco 49ers player cornerback Phillip Adams fatally shot the five victims.

Irish taekwondo star loses European Championships quarter-final
# Defeat
# Defeat

Irish taekwondo star loses European Championships quarter-final

Apr 8th 2021, 9:26 PM 3,587 Views 1 Comment

22-year-old Jack Woolley lost to eventual silver medalist Adrian Vincente of Spain.

Lanigan-O'Keeffe rediscovers form to cruise into Sofia final
# Timely
# Timely

Lanigan-O'Keeffe rediscovers form to cruise into Sofia final

Apr 8th 2021, 5:21 PM 4,604 Views 0 Comments

With valuable Olympic qualification points at stake this month, the Kilkenny man began to hit his stride.

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend
# Delayed
# Delayed

French Open postponed by a week in hope for more spectators to attend

Apr 8th 2021, 9:38 AM 1,893 Views 0 Comments

The main draw is due to start on May 30 and finish on June 13.

Stephen Hendry’s hopes of Crucible return ended by China’s Xu Si
# Hend Of The Road
# Hend Of The Road

Stephen Hendry’s hopes of Crucible return ended by China’s Xu Si

Apr 8th 2021, 7:16 AM 6,116 Views 4 Comments

Hendry won’t be at this year’s World Championships after a 6-1 defeat in qualifying.

Durant returns to deliver perfect shooting night in win over Pelicans
# KD
# KD

Durant returns to deliver perfect shooting night in win over Pelicans

Apr 8th 2021, 7:09 AM 2,313 Views 1 Comment

The Brooklyn Nets clobbered the New Orleans Pelicans 139-111.

Other - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Irish Olympic hopeful Leon Reid arrested and charged in UK with drug offences
# Police Investigation
# Police Investigation

Irish Olympic hopeful Leon Reid arrested and charged in UK with drug offences

Apr 7th 2021, 6:20 PM 73,781 Views 0 Comments

Reid was arrested as part of a police investigation into the large-scale supply of drugs, possession of firearms and money laundering.

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs
# Close
# Close

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs

Apr 7th 2021, 4:52 PM 3,296 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman was pipped to the line by Jasper Philipsen.

Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks
# Golden Boy
# Golden Boy

Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks

Apr 7th 2021, 8:15 AM 3,023 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks.

Other - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Ken Doherty beaten by Lee Walker and misses out on World Championship spot
# Off The Spot
# Off The Spot

Ken Doherty beaten by Lee Walker and misses out on World Championship spot

Apr 6th 2021, 10:35 PM 3,882 Views 0 Comments

Doherty blew a 4-1 lead to crash out in a marathon match.

Cora Staunton included in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Cora Staunton included in 2021 AFLW Team of the Year

Apr 6th 2021, 11:28 AM 27,821 Views 9 Comments

The four-time All-Ireland winner is named among the forwards in the shortlist.

No 1 DJ and McIlroy thrill returning Masters spectators
# Mashed Potato
# Mashed Potato

No 1 DJ and McIlroy thrill returning Masters spectators

Apr 6th 2021, 8:56 AM 13,248 Views 5 Comments

The patrons are back at Augusta.

Brooklyn claim late victory over Knicks after losing James Harden early on
# Hoops
# Hoops

Brooklyn claim late victory over Knicks after losing James Harden early on

Apr 6th 2021, 8:10 AM 2,398 Views 3 Comments

Harden only managed four minutes in his return after two games away.

Stephen Hendry overcomes Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying
# Friends Reunited
# Friends Reunited

Stephen Hendry overcomes Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying

Apr 6th 2021, 7:53 AM 8,111 Views 4 Comments

Hendry needs to win three more matches to seal an unlikely return to the Crucible.

Other - Monday 5 April, 2021

Clippers overcome Lakers to claim LA bragging rights
# NBA
# NBA

Clippers overcome Lakers to claim LA bragging rights

Apr 5th 2021, 10:18 AM 3,210 Views 1 Comment

Marcus Morris led the Clippers’ charge with 22 points.

Other - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Swiss rider kicked off Tour of Flanders for littering
# Punishment
# Punishment

Swiss rider kicked off Tour of Flanders for littering

Apr 4th 2021, 5:57 PM 9,043 Views 9 Comments

Michael Schaer was disqualified on Sunday for throwing away a water bottle.

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich smashes women's half-marathon world record
# Ruth's Manoeuvre
# Ruth's Manoeuvre

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich smashes women's half-marathon world record

Apr 4th 2021, 12:05 PM 5,949 Views 4 Comments

She sliced almost half a minute off the previous mark, which was set last year by Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh.

The current state of Irish football, the late, great David Rocastle, and the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

The current state of Irish football, the late, great David Rocastle, and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,302 Views 1 Comment

Stick the kettle on, and crack open an Easter egg for breakfast…

Other - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six
# Boxing
# Boxing

Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:03 PM 14,398 Views 10 Comments

The Jackal had set out hoping to become a three-weight world champion in Dubai.

Dublin, Mayo and Cavan stars help Collingwood and Melbourne book AFLW preliminary final spots
# Wrap
# Wrap

Dublin, Mayo and Cavan stars help Collingwood and Melbourne book AFLW preliminary final spots

Apr 3rd 2021, 10:23 AM 4,556 Views 2 Comments

The Brisbane Lions and Adelaide Crows await next weekend.

Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse
# Racing
# Racing

Gearoid O’Loughlin ready to raise the Banner at Fairyhouse

Apr 3rd 2021, 9:00 AM 4,823 Views 0 Comments

With plenty of Clare hurling pedigree, the Cedarwood Road trainer has made an impact in a different game.

Other - Friday 2 April, 2021

Tiger Roll to run at Aintree rather than Irish Grand National
# Roll On
# Roll On

Tiger Roll to run at Aintree rather than Irish Grand National

Apr 2nd 2021, 11:36 AM 5,293 Views 2 Comments

Jack Kennedy is in line for the Betway Bowl ride.

Leona Maguire tied for second at LPGA ANA Inspiration
# California Dreams
# California Dreams

Leona Maguire tied for second at LPGA ANA Inspiration

Apr 2nd 2021, 8:04 AM 3,841 Views 2 Comments

The Cavan woman started as she means to go on at Rancho Mirage.

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,063 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

Other - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Barty reaches Miami final as Hurkacz topples Tsitsipas
# Upsets
# Upsets

Barty reaches Miami final as Hurkacz topples Tsitsipas

Apr 1st 2021, 11:15 PM 1,758 Views 8 Comments

Australia’s Barty fired 27 winners in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over fifth-seeded Ukrainian Elina.

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Other - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
# Green Army
# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,140 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

'I don't feel like myself yet coming back from it, but it's slowly getting better'
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I don't feel like myself yet coming back from it, but it's slowly getting better'

Mar 31st 2021, 4:15 PM 20,707 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen on his experience with Covid-19, his Olympic journey and his ambitions for Tokyo 2021.

Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory
# A Boy Named Tszyu
# A Boy Named Tszyu

Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory

Mar 31st 2021, 2:07 PM 9,694 Views 2 Comments

The Aussie was in ferocious form as he ironed out a couple of early complications and halted the Irishman.

Other - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

'We need the pressure to continue to build' - calls for FAI to speak up for migrants’ rights in Qatar
# Qatar World Cup
# Qatar World Cup

'We need the pressure to continue to build' - calls for FAI to speak up for migrants’ rights in Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 9:14 AM 7,944 Views 8 Comments

Bohemians and Amnesty International Ireland have made their voices heard, as the Republic of Ireland face the 2022 World Cup hosts in a friendly game tonight.

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins
# The MVPs
# The MVPs

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins

Mar 30th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,113 Views 0 Comments

Westbrook unleashed 35 points, a career-best 21 assists and 14 rebounds to power the Wizards past the Indiana Pacers.

Other - Monday 29 March, 2021

England cricket star has surgery to remove glass from finger after smashing fish tank
# Ouch
# Ouch

England cricket star has surgery to remove glass from finger after smashing fish tank

Mar 29th 2021, 10:59 PM 4,394 Views 3 Comments

Jofra Archer was trying to clean the tank when the accident happened.

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,292 Views 4 Comments

Dennis Hogan faces a make-or-break fight with Aussie ‘second coming’ Tim Tszyu on Wednesday morning, live on eir Sport.

Injury-hit Lakers edge past Magic, Suns see off Hornets
# NBA
# NBA

Injury-hit Lakers edge past Magic, Suns see off Hornets

Mar 29th 2021, 10:33 AM 1,522 Views 0 Comments

The signing of free agent Andre Drummond was confirmed by the defending champions shortly before tip-off.