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Other - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Braves capture first World Series since 1995 after Astros rout
# Hey Batter Batter
# Hey Batter Batter

Braves capture first World Series since 1995 after Astros rout

Nov 3rd 2021, 7:54 AM 3,219 Views 2 Comments

The Atlanta side wrapped up the best-of-seven series four games to two in Texas.

Other - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Las Vegas Raiders receiver Ruggs faces charges after deadly drink-driving crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Las Vegas Raiders receiver Ruggs faces charges after deadly drink-driving crash

Nov 2nd 2021, 9:09 PM 12,165 Views 0 Comments

Ruggs’ Corvette sports car slammed the back of an SUV, leaving one person dead.

Kelyn Cassidy misses out on World Championship medal but secures state funding for 2022
# Worth The Trip
# Worth The Trip

Kelyn Cassidy misses out on World Championship medal but secures state funding for 2022

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:51 PM 3,613 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford man was beaten by brilliant Belarusian Aliaksei Alfiorau tonight but his Belgrade campaign will financially aid his future progression.

Battling but unconvincing Chiefs edge Giants after Butker kicks winning field goal
# Monday Night Football
# Monday Night Football

Battling but unconvincing Chiefs edge Giants after Butker kicks winning field goal

Nov 2nd 2021, 8:11 AM 2,606 Views 0 Comments

The 2020 Super Bowl champions continued to struggle as they snatched the win late on.

Chicago Bulls rally from 19-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics
# NBA
# NBA

Chicago Bulls rally from 19-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics

Nov 2nd 2021, 8:00 AM 2,783 Views 1 Comment

DeMar DeRozan posted a season-high 37 points to help fuel the comeback.

Other - Monday 1 November, 2021

Beach handball relents on insistence women play in bikinis following Norway furore
# Uniforms
# Uniforms

Beach handball relents on insistence women play in bikinis following Norway furore

Nov 1st 2021, 9:52 PM 10,316 Views 4 Comments

The new women’s uniform is almost identical to the one worn by protesting Norwegian players in July.

Waterford's Cassidy one win from a World Championship medal after another brilliant win
# Grand Arrival
# Grand Arrival

Waterford's Cassidy one win from a World Championship medal after another brilliant win

Nov 1st 2021, 9:22 PM 4,837 Views 1 Comment

The Irish champion’s medal bout versus Belarus tomorrow will be worth €20,000 in additional state funding for 2022, and a further €21,000 in prize money.

De Bromhead mulling Christmas options for Minella Indo

De Bromhead mulling Christmas options for Minella Indo

Nov 1st 2021, 9:38 AM 1,902 Views 1 Comment

King George or Savills Chase on the radar.

Jazz hold off NBA champion Bucks, Durant ejected in Nets' dominating win
# Hoops
# Hoops

Jazz hold off NBA champion Bucks, Durant ejected in Nets' dominating win

Nov 1st 2021, 7:57 AM 1,676 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Durant scored 23 points before being ejected in the third quarter of the Brooklyn Nets’ win over Detroit.

Astros rally to beat Braves and extend World Series
# MLB
# MLB

Astros rally to beat Braves and extend World Series

Nov 1st 2021, 7:49 AM 2,998 Views 1 Comment

Game 6 is in Houston tomorrow.

Other - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Bills beat rivals Dolphins to keep control of division as Jets rally to stun Bengals
# NFL
# NFL

Bills beat rivals Dolphins to keep control of division as Jets rally to stun Bengals

Oct 31st 2021, 9:34 PM 2,857 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on some of the NFL results from this weekend.

Atlanta Braves edge Houston Astros to reach brink of World Series title
# Top Of The World
# Top Of The World

Atlanta Braves edge Houston Astros to reach brink of World Series title

Oct 31st 2021, 9:42 AM 2,703 Views 0 Comments

Atlanta take a 3-1 series lead and could clinch the title in Game Five on Sunday.

Eddie Jones, Ballinamore and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Eddie Jones, Ballinamore and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oct 31st 2021, 8:30 AM 6,868 Views 1 Comment

Time to stick the kettle on.

Other - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Katie Taylor to fight in Liverpool in December before potential career-biggest showdown with Serrano
# Christmas Special
# Christmas Special

Katie Taylor to fight in Liverpool in December before potential career-biggest showdown with Serrano

Updated Oct 30th 2021, 9:03 PM 11,500 Views 4 Comments

Taylor will co-headline on Merseyside alongside up-and-coming English star Conor Benn.

Dublin heavyweight Carty earns stoppage win on Matchroom undercard in London
# Prospect
# Prospect

Dublin heavyweight Carty earns stoppage win on Matchroom undercard in London

Oct 30th 2021, 8:45 PM 11,675 Views 1 Comment

The Dillian Whyte-managed, Paschal Collins-trained prospect moves to 2-0(1KO) after seizing an appealing opportunity in London.

Waterford's Kelyn Cassidy defeats Mexican Arriaga to claim Ireland's first win at the Worlds
# On He Goes
# On He Goes

Waterford's Kelyn Cassidy defeats Mexican Arriaga to claim Ireland's first win at the Worlds

Oct 30th 2021, 3:55 PM 3,567 Views 0 Comments

A young and inexperienced Irish team had suffered only defeat until surprise Irish Elite champion Cassidy progressed to the last 16.

Butler nets 32 points as Heat roll over Hornets, James makes strong return for Lakers
# Wrap
# Wrap

Butler nets 32 points as Heat roll over Hornets, James makes strong return for Lakers

Oct 30th 2021, 9:18 AM 1,353 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, LeBron James returned from a two-game injury absence to score 26 points for the LA Lakers.

Braves pitchers baffle Astros to grab World Series lead
# In Control
# In Control

Braves pitchers baffle Astros to grab World Series lead

Oct 30th 2021, 9:05 AM 2,627 Views 2 Comments

The Braves, who improved to 6-0 at home in the playoffs, seek their first championship since 1995.

Other - Friday 29 October, 2021

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Quizzical Attraction
# Quizzical Attraction

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Oct 29th 2021, 5:00 PM 28,121 Views 6 Comments

How well do you remember the sporting headlines from the past seven days?

Caoimhín Agyarko signs promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom
# Keep An Eye
# Keep An Eye

Caoimhín Agyarko signs promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom

Oct 29th 2021, 11:35 AM 3,971 Views 1 Comment

‘Black Thunder’ joins Katie Taylor on Hearn’s books and will fight live on DAZN in pursuit of his dream to become the first ever black Irish world champion.

Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans
# Irish In Oz
# Irish In Oz

Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans

Oct 29th 2021, 9:35 AM 5,960 Views 0 Comments

The club is backing Barry O’Connor to ‘push for senior selection’ in 2022.

Golden State fall to first loss of season after being pipped by Grizzlies in overtime
# NBA
# NBA

Golden State fall to first loss of season after being pipped by Grizzlies in overtime

Oct 29th 2021, 8:53 AM 1,964 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Sixers, Knicks and Jazz.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Oct 29th 2021, 8:30 AM 28,796 Views 8 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Kyler Murray picked off as Cardinals have wings clipped by Packers
# Green Bay Giants
# Green Bay Giants

Kyler Murray picked off as Cardinals have wings clipped by Packers

Oct 29th 2021, 7:50 AM 2,395 Views 4 Comments

The Arizona Cardinals tasted defeat for the first time this season.

John Treacy to retire as CEO of Sport Ireland
# Announcement
# Announcement

John Treacy to retire as CEO of Sport Ireland

Oct 29th 2021, 12:01 AM 4,578 Views 2 Comments

The 64-year-old has been chief executive of the organisation since 2015.

Other - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Galway's Hession suffers World Championships defeat in Belgrade
# Boxing
# Boxing

Galway's Hession suffers World Championships defeat in Belgrade

Oct 28th 2021, 9:53 PM 3,244 Views 0 Comments

The featherweight fell on the wrong side of a spit 3-2 decision.

Rio 2016 silver medallist Niamh McCarthy announces her retirement
# Last Throw
# Last Throw

Rio 2016 silver medallist Niamh McCarthy announces her retirement

Oct 28th 2021, 12:03 PM 4,847 Views 1 Comment

Cork native was a two-time European champion in the F41 discus.

Limerick journalist Tom English makes shortlist for William Hill Sports Book of the Year
# Bookie Prize
# Bookie Prize

Limerick journalist Tom English makes shortlist for William Hill Sports Book of the Year

Oct 28th 2021, 11:03 AM 5,845 Views 1 Comment

The winner will be announced on 2 December.

South Africa's de Kock says sorry for refusing to take knee
# Apology
# Apology

South Africa's de Kock says sorry for refusing to take knee

Oct 28th 2021, 8:52 AM 4,506 Views 11 Comments

De Kock refused to take a knee in South Africa’s Test series in the West Indies earlier this year.

Astros rout Braves 7-2 to level World Series
# All Square
# All Square

Astros rout Braves 7-2 to level World Series

Oct 28th 2021, 8:00 AM 2,267 Views 1 Comment

The Astros, in their third World Series in five seasons, won the 2017 crown but lost the 2019 title to Washington.

Thunder come from 26 points down to stun Lakers
# Wrap
# Wrap

Thunder come from 26 points down to stun Lakers

Oct 28th 2021, 7:47 AM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 106-93 in a heavyweight clash of the Eastern Conference rivals.

Other - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Ireland await World Championship win as Antrim's Hale bows out to home fighter in Belgrade
# Difficult Start
# Difficult Start

Ireland await World Championship win as Antrim's Hale bows out to home fighter in Belgrade

Oct 27th 2021, 11:37 PM 1,959 Views 0 Comments

Adam Hession will bid to get a makeshift, young Irish team off the mark on Thursday.

Soler smashes home run off first swing of World Series as Braves take Game 1
# That's The Ball Game
# That's The Ball Game

Soler smashes home run off first swing of World Series as Braves take Game 1

Oct 27th 2021, 12:49 PM 3,404 Views 1 Comment

Braves pitcher Charlie Morton, who played a portion of the game with a broken fibula, has been ruled out of the rest of the series.

Davis and Westbrook combine for 68 in LA Lakers win
# NBA
# NBA

Davis and Westbrook combine for 68 in LA Lakers win

Oct 27th 2021, 8:47 AM 2,696 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James did not play against the Spurs due to an ankle injury.

Other - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships
# Sucker Punch
# Sucker Punch

Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships

Oct 26th 2021, 5:12 PM 5,080 Views 0 Comments

Irish captain Sean Mari and Brandon McCarthy both lost in Belgrade on Tuesday.

South Africa's Quinton de Kock misses T20 World Cup match after refusing to take the knee
# Withdrawn
# Withdrawn

South Africa's Quinton de Kock misses T20 World Cup match after refusing to take the knee

Oct 26th 2021, 2:31 PM 5,107 Views 7 Comments

Cricket South Africa say all their players are required to take part in the gesture ‘in a united and consistent stance against racism’.

Talented Westmeath teenager signs rookie deal with AFL side Hawthorn
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

Talented Westmeath teenager signs rookie deal with AFL side Hawthorn

Oct 26th 2021, 11:32 AM 5,832 Views 0 Comments

Fionn O’Hara has also played rugby for the Ireland U18s and Leinster U20s.

New Orleans Saints survive Seattle downpour to claim 13-10 win over Seahawks
# Saints Alive
# Saints Alive

New Orleans Saints survive Seattle downpour to claim 13-10 win over Seahawks

Oct 26th 2021, 8:04 AM 2,292 Views 1 Comment

The visitors improved to four wins and two losses on the season.

Chicago Bulls hold off Toronto to set their best start to a season in quarter of a century
# NBA
# NBA

Chicago Bulls hold off Toronto to set their best start to a season in quarter of a century

Oct 26th 2021, 7:56 AM 3,265 Views 1 Comment

The Bulls are the only undefeated team remaining in the Eastern Conference.

Other - Monday 25 October, 2021

Hamilton admits Verstappen has upper hand in F1 title race
# Max Power
# Max Power

Hamilton admits Verstappen has upper hand in F1 title race

Oct 25th 2021, 5:13 PM 5,332 Views 3 Comments

Verstappen holds a 12-point lead over the reigning champion.