Last week
12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Boost
Fourth clean sheet from 6 helps Shelbourne overcome Cork
Jack Moylan was on target as Damien Duff’s side picked up an impressive win.
# Racing
First Cheltenham winner for Cork jockey as trainer Murphy returns to success
Brave Inca’s trainer has smart mare on his hands.
# Report
Shamrock Rovers fail to win again as St Pat's strike late for share of the spoils
A sold-out Tallaght Stadium played host to an enthralling South Dublin derby.
Dublin aim for promotion and Waterford-Kilkenny showdown: Allianz League talking points
There are plenty key matches to look forward to this weekend.
# Time to say goodbye
Veteran goalkeeper Murphy announces retirement after hundreds of LOI appearances
The Dubliner was also capped by Ireland at U23 level.
# Grand Slam Chasers
Ireland unveil starting team to face England in Sunday's U20 decider
Richie Murphy’s team are in action in Musgrave Park.
# Rebel Roar
Cork end Kerry's perfect league record and seal derby victory at Páirc Uí Chaoimh
The home side had to withstand a second-half comeback from the table-toppers.
# Cool Cats
Kilkenny kings - St Kieran's toast All-Ireland hurling title win in Croke Park
Presentation College Athenry had no answer to their opponents.
# Let's Get Quizzical
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# Family ties
'There’s definitely a lot of pride for the job he’s doing' - Owen Farrell on facing father Andy
Farrell’s father Andy stands on the brink of coaching Ireland to a Six Nations Grand Slam.
# Dominant Dubs
1-3 for star forward Tyrrell as Dublin swat strugglers Donegal aside
Maxi Curran’s side will be relegated if Mayo avoid defeat at home to Galway on Sunday.
# Time to say goodbye
Dubliner McCarthy takes charge temporarily after Vieira sacked
The news comes as Crystal Palace are just three points above the relegation zone.
# Racing
Mullins and Townend win Cheltenham Gold Cup with Galopin Des Champs
Gold Cup glory for powerhouse duo from Bravemansgame.
# Joy
Gonzaga make history by beating Blackrock in Leinster senior cup final
The Ulster final was won by RBAI in dramatic fashion at Kingspan Stadium.
# like a fine wine
'I do not look at the age' - Martinez defends Ronaldo call-up
The 38-year-old ‘is very important for the team,’ the Spanish coach stressed.
# Goat
'When you stand next to Johnny Sexton, you feel pretty special'
The Ireland captain will play his last Six Nations game tomorrow in Dublin.
# preliminary
Erik ten Hag coy after meeting prospective new Man United owner
Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS are in contention to buy the club.
# Hogan Cup
Brilliant Omagh side fire 6-16 to claim All-Ireland football glory in Croke Park
Sligo’s Summerhill College managed to pull back three goals in the closing quarter.
# Triumph Hurdle
Lossiemouth Triumphs in Cheltenham opener amidst Willie Mullins 1-2-3-4
St Patrick’s Day got off to a raucous start for the legions of Irish racing fans at the Festival.
# Let off the Laois
Zach Tuohy kicks Geelong's first two goals of new AFL season but champions fall short
Collingwood came out on top of a thrilling battle at the MCG.
# Family
'Garry is fine' - Ringrose still playing big role with Ireland after his injury
Ireland also had the players’ families in for today’s captain’s run in Dublin.
# Luck of the Draw
Manchester United draw Sevilla in Europa League quarter-finals
The draw took place in Nyon this afternoon.
# In The Mix
Chelsea face holders Real Madrid as Man City take on Bayern in Champions League quarter-finals
The draw took place this morning at Uefa headquarters in Switzerland.
# Leinster Big Three
Dublin, Meath and Kildare in second tier spotlight as league nears finale
It will be interesting to see if the counties can find a much-needed spark in the closing rounds of the Allianz Leagues.
# On the box
RTÉ and Virgin Media to show all 48 Rugby World Cup matches live
The Irish broadcasters have secured TV rights for this year’s tournament.
# Tune in
Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
Plenty for fans to get stuck into over the next few days.
# mindset
Farrell asks Ireland to invoke spirit of Croker as he says 'desperation is an illness'
The Ireland head coach wants his team to attack tomorrow’s game with clear heads.
# Milestone
'He's goal-kicking this weekend' - Van der Flier set to hit 50 mark
The Ireland flanker made his debut against England back in 2016.
# Talking Points
Smallbone sparkles, Doherty's lack of minutes, and no worries about Bazunu
Some of the talking points from Stephen Kenny’s squad announcement for the Euro 2024 qualifier against France.
# talents
Joe Ward and Callum Walsh earn impressive stoppage wins across the pond
The Irish amateur great from Westmeath and the Dana White-backed puncher from Cork took only minutes to turn heads in Quebec and Boston.
# Thriller
Sporting stun Arsenal in Europa League shoot-out after Goncalves masterpiece
With a pulsating encounter level at 1-1 on the night and 3-3 on aggregate, it needed penalties to settle the tie.
# Wee Win
Dundalk take Louth derby spoils as Drogheda fail to make dominance count
Connor Malley scored against the run of play and the hosts missed a penalty late on at Weavers Park.
# europa conference league
West Ham maintain impressive European form as they thump 10-man AEK Larnaca
Gianluca Scamacca, Jarrod Bowen and Divin Mubama were on target in a 4-0 win that made it 10 wins from 10 matches.
# The old enemy
The pessimism about England's chances in Dublin is stark
Steve Borthwick’s men have arrived in Dublin ahead of St Patrick’s weekend.
# Onwards and Upwards
Man United ease into Europa League quarter-finals after victory at Real Betis
Marcus Rashford scored the only goal of the game at the Estadio Benito Villamarin.
# Review
Johnny Ward: These are the days we live for – win, lose or just being alive to bear witness
Johnny Ward reports from day three of Cheltenham.
Hopes for Women’s World Cup prize money to match men’s by 2027, Saudi sponsorship plans dropped
Vera Pauw’s Ireland will feature at this summer’s tournament.
# Pride of Sligo
'Really excited about it' - The Sligo side seeking All-Ireland final glory in Croke Park
Former Sligo footballer Mark Breheny is co-manager of Summerhill College.
# Changes
Arundell set for first start and Farrell returns as England name team to face Ireland
Arundell has replaced Max Malins on the left wing.
# Family
'We'll see if we can squeeze the grandkids to cheer for Ireland'
Andy and Owen Farrell are on opposite sides once again this weekend in Dublin.
# The Possibilities
Explainer: Here is what's at stake for teams in final round of hurling leagues
There is still plenty to play for across all of the divisions heading into the final round.