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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 22,293 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.

Billy Horschel claims all-American final against Scottie Scheffler in Austin
# Final Two
# Final Two

Billy Horschel claims all-American final against Scottie Scheffler in Austin

Mar 29th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,257 Views 1 Comment

Scheffler had plenty of crowd support as a native Texan and drew first blood at the Austin Country Club.

Other - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Neil Robertson beats Ronnie O’Sullivan to win Cazoo Tour Championship
# Hot Streak
# Hot Streak

Neil Robertson beats Ronnie O’Sullivan to win Cazoo Tour Championship

Mar 28th 2021, 10:25 PM 3,839 Views 2 Comments

Robertson was untouchable after the action had resumed in the evening with the score at 4-4.

Lewis Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
# F1
# F1

Lewis Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix

Mar 28th 2021, 6:43 PM 5,759 Views 7 Comments

Hamilton and Verstappen raced all the way to the chequered flag.

Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'
# Sickener
# Sickener

Sam Bennett: 'I felt dizzy; I had nothing left and I threw up my food'

Mar 28th 2021, 5:58 PM 8,994 Views 6 Comments

Waterford man falls ill in closing stages of Gent-Wevelgem cycling classic in Belgium.

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend
# Knockout Clashes
# Knockout Clashes

Cavan, Dublin and Mayo players to feature as 2021 AFLW finals begin next weekend

Mar 28th 2021, 4:04 PM 6,584 Views 0 Comments

The regular season concluded today.

Francis Ngannou claims heavyweight UFC title with knockout of Stipe Miocic
# Frankie Knuckles
# Frankie Knuckles

Francis Ngannou claims heavyweight UFC title with knockout of Stipe Miocic

Mar 28th 2021, 10:52 AM 9,648 Views 5 Comments

Ngannou overwhelmed his opponent to avenge a 2018 defeat.

The 'Wesurrection' of Cambridge United and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
# Recommended

The 'Wesurrection' of Cambridge United and more of the week's best sportswriting

Mar 28th 2021, 8:30 AM 7,047 Views 0 Comments

Some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Other - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO
# All Whyte On The Night
# All Whyte On The Night

Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO

Mar 27th 2021, 11:45 PM 9,573 Views 2 Comments

With pressure on his shoulders, Dillian Whyte was able to put in a controlled display in Gibraltar.

Hamilton claims new rule changes are designed to impede Mercedes
# F1
# F1

Hamilton claims new rule changes are designed to impede Mercedes

Mar 27th 2021, 8:58 PM 9,257 Views 23 Comments

The defending seven-time champion was beaten to pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix by Max Verstappen.

Verstappen beats Hamilton to pole at season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix
# Formula 1
# Formula 1

Verstappen beats Hamilton to pole at season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix

Mar 27th 2021, 4:16 PM 4,022 Views 3 Comments

Verstappen took pole ahead of seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic
# Gent-Wevelgem
# Gent-Wevelgem

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic

Mar 27th 2021, 1:48 PM 4,506 Views 7 Comments

The 2020 Tour de France sprint king has hit a rich vein of form with five wins so far in 2021.

Club call and family first - Down star eyeing glory after AFLW stint and three-and-a-half years away
# Home Comforts
# Home Comforts

Club call and family first - Down star eyeing glory after AFLW stint and three-and-a-half years away

Mar 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 3,563 Views 0 Comments

‘It was amazing to come home. I feel it was the right call. I wasn’t sure if I’d ever get to play with the club again.’

'It made me realise that for all those things I couldn't do, there was a lot that I could do'
# No Limits
# No Limits

'It made me realise that for all those things I couldn't do, there was a lot that I could do'

Mar 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,845 Views 2 Comments

Colin Judge is on the cusp of qualifying for the Paralympic Games, having overcome many setbacks and much adversity along the way.

Other - Friday 26 March, 2021

Irish athletes impress in Pentathlon World Cup opener
# Building Blocks
# Building Blocks

Irish athletes impress in Pentathlon World Cup opener

Mar 26th 2021, 7:37 PM 5,356 Views 0 Comments

Natalya Coyle finished in seventh position while Sive Brassil was placed 18th.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Mar 26th 2021, 5:11 PM 29,147 Views 7 Comments

Time to test your knowledge.

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury
# Good News
# Good News

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury

Mar 26th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,117 Views 0 Comments

‘There is no better feeling than seeing my favourite little man giving me a big clap at the end of training.’

Irish sailing team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
# Going To The Games
# Going To The Games

Irish sailing team qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Mar 26th 2021, 12:53 PM 3,198 Views 2 Comments

Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove booked their spot following a thrilling final fleet race at the 49er Olympic qualifier in Lanzarote.

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Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash
# AFL
# AFL

Tuohy and O'Connor star as Geelong enjoy late win over Brisbane in fiery clash

Mar 26th 2021, 12:35 PM 5,936 Views 1 Comment

The Cats prevailed in round 2 AFL action from Melbourne.

Stephanie Meadow two shots off the lead after LPGA Kia Classic first round
# LGPA
# LGPA

Stephanie Meadow two shots off the lead after LPGA Kia Classic first round

Mar 26th 2021, 8:08 AM 1,858 Views 0 Comments

It was a promising start for Meadow in San Diego.

Other - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Irish duo close in on Olympic place in Lanzarote, Lanigan-O'Keeffe falls short at World Cup
# Contrasting Fortunes
# Contrasting Fortunes

Irish duo close in on Olympic place in Lanzarote, Lanigan-O'Keeffe falls short at World Cup

Mar 25th 2021, 9:34 PM 2,189 Views 1 Comment

A day of mixed outcomes for Irish Tokyo 2021 hopefuls.

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues
# Team News
# Team News

Tuohy returns from injury for 2020 Grand Finalists Geelong as new season continues

Mar 25th 2021, 9:21 AM 3,446 Views 1 Comment

The Laois native missed his side’s opening round defeat to Adelaide last weekend.

'Ray of light': Olympic torch relay begins after year's delay
# Tokyo
From TheJournal.ie
# Tokyo

'Ray of light': Olympic torch relay begins after year's delay

Mar 25th 2021, 8:05 AM 5,782 Views 3 Comments

Spectators were barred from the departure ceremony and first leg over ongoing fears about Covid-19.

Dubs star Goldrick ruled out of AFLW Finals with hamstring injury
# Huge Blow
# Huge Blow

Dubs star Goldrick ruled out of AFLW Finals with hamstring injury

Mar 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 3,253 Views 1 Comment

Sinéad Goldrick has undergone surgery for the injury which she picked up against Fremantle last weekend.

Other - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond
# Journey
# Journey

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond

Mar 24th 2021, 5:12 PM 9,222 Views 0 Comments

Áine McDonagh is best known for her exploits with the Galway ladies footballers, but she’s always been a hugely talented basketball player.

WWE agrees first-ever Irish TV deal
# Landmark
# Landmark

WWE agrees first-ever Irish TV deal

Mar 24th 2021, 4:49 PM 12,695 Views 11 Comments

Monday Night Raw will be shown every week on Virgin Media Two.

Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory
# On Fire
# On Fire

Sam Bennett wins Classic Brugge-De Panne, his first one-day world tour victory

Mar 24th 2021, 4:08 PM 6,512 Views 2 Comments

Bennett won in style.

Stephen Hendry to take on Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying
# Turn Back Time
# Turn Back Time

Stephen Hendry to take on Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying

Mar 24th 2021, 3:31 PM 4,406 Views 2 Comments

The pair — who now have a combined age of 110 — memorably met in four World Championship finals, with Hendry winning them all.

New study shows saliva test 94% accurate in diagnosing concussion in elite rugby players
# Scrum Study
# Scrum Study

New study shows saliva test 94% accurate in diagnosing concussion in elite rugby players

Mar 24th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,695 Views 7 Comments

Dr Valentina Di Pietro says the test could be used in addition with rugby’s current HIA protocols.

Roche forced out of Tour of Catalunya after contact with Covid-positive colleague
# Close Contact
# Close Contact

Roche forced out of Tour of Catalunya after contact with Covid-positive colleague

Mar 24th 2021, 8:51 AM 2,379 Views 0 Comments

Roche finished 16th on Monday’s opening stage before his withdrawal.

Ingram hits hot streak as LeBron-less Lakers lose third straight game
# NBA
# NBA

Ingram hits hot streak as LeBron-less Lakers lose third straight game

Mar 24th 2021, 8:23 AM 1,796 Views 0 Comments

With James, Davis and Gasol all sidelined, the Lakers have now fallen to fourth place in the Western Conference.

16 women accuse Texans QB Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct
# NFL
# NFL

16 women accuse Texans QB Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct

Mar 24th 2021, 8:05 AM 7,259 Views 5 Comments

Watson, 25, has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

Other - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:07 PM 5,375 Views 5 Comments

The television limited series about ‘Iron Mike’ is in development.

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,438 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

'We all dream of medals' - from Mizen to Malin charity cycle to the verge of Tokyo qualification
# The Next Level
# The Next Level

'We all dream of medals' - from Mizen to Malin charity cycle to the verge of Tokyo qualification

Mar 23rd 2021, 3:00 PM 2,810 Views 0 Comments

Irish Paralympic hopeful Martin Gordon has come a long way over the past few years – and is determined to reach the pinnacle.

'I still need to step up if I want to be really serious about going for a medal'
# AIM
# AIM

'I still need to step up if I want to be really serious about going for a medal'

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:53 PM 4,951 Views 1 Comment

After a fantastic season, Nadia Power feels there is plenty more work to be done.

Ireland's elite pentathletes poised for World Cup return tomorrow
# On The Road Again
# On The Road Again

Ireland's elite pentathletes poised for World Cup return tomorrow

Mar 23rd 2021, 11:02 AM 1,792 Views 0 Comments

Sive Brassil and Natalya Coyle are in Budapest as the Modern Pentathlon circuit gets back up and running.

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW
# Expert's View
# Expert's View

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:51 AM 7,600 Views 0 Comments

A review of the latest round of action Down Under as the season hits the business end.