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# permutations - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Thrilling finale in store for Irish players in the race for the Premier League

One of West Bromwich Albion, Brentford or Fulham will be promoted to the English top flight this evening.

# permutations - Monday 2 March, 2020

Here's the state of play as 2020 hurling league set for knockout stages

Clare, Wexford and Kilkenny have all booked places in the knockout stages.

# permutations - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

The 4 teams Ireland could face in the Euro 2020 play-offs

Northern Ireland, Wales, Bosnia and Slovakia all may lie ahead.

# permutations - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Here's how Ireland could still qualify for Euro 2020 if they lose to Denmark

The Boys in Green are likely to get another chance even if they fall short at the Aviva Stadium next month.

# permutations - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Here's what Ireland now need to do to qualify for Euro 2020

The Boys in Green will now almost certainly have to beat either Denmark or Switzerland in their final two games.

# permutations - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Any win over Samoa will all-but secure quarter-final berth for Ireland

But there is still a scenario in which Scotland can storm back and qualify alongside Japan to knock Ireland out at the pool stage.

# permutations - Friday 6 September, 2019

Here's what Ireland now need to do to qualify for the 2020 Euros

The Boys in Green have just three group games left.

# permutations - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

The best and worst-case scenarios for Ireland in the Euro 2020 draw

The Boys in Green will go into December’s draw in Dublin as third seeds.

# permutations - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

How Ireland could lose all of their Euro 2020 group qualifiers and still qualify for Euro 2020

Despite last night’s setback, there is a long way to go yet as the Boys in Green seek qualification.

# permutations - Friday 22 June, 2018

Messi and Argentina's World Cup hopes are still alive - here's how they can progress

Nigeria’s win over Iceland has boosted the hopes of Jorge Sampaoli’s side.

# permutations - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Explainer: How Ireland can still qualify for the 2019 World Cup

Their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament took a hit last night, but it can still be done.

# permutations - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Playoff picture: What your province needs from the final rounds of the Pro14

There’s knockout rugby and Champions Cup places at stake as the provinces move into the endgame of the Pro14.

# permutations - Thursday 7 December, 2017

The Champions League knockout stage draw is set to throw up some very juicy ties

We’ll find out the details on 11 December.

# permutations - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

6 points and one of these 3 scenarios occurring could help Ireland qualify for the 2018 World Cup

The Boys in Green face a crucial few days as Group D approaches its climax.

# permutations - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

As it stands: Just how bad does it look for the Republic of Ireland?

Qualification is still possible but even two wins from the final two games may not be enough.

# permutations - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

As it stands: how the Champions League group-stage draw is shaping up

Celtic will be keeping a very close eye on how things develop at Anfield tomorrow night.

# permutations - Friday 14 July, 2017

Irish sides discover potential Europa League third-round opponents

Trips to Macedonia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Albania are all possible destinations for Cork City and Shamrock Rovers.

# permutations - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Explained: What needs to happen for Champions League spots to be decided by a play-off

It’s not exactly straightforward.

# permutations - Sunday 26 March, 2017

How many more points do Ireland now need to secure World Cup qualification?

At the halfway point the Boys in Green find themselves joint-top of Group D.

# permutations - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches

We broke out the calculators and a crystal ball to clarify what you should be rooting for over the next fortnight.

# permutations - Friday 25 November, 2016

Permutations: What needs to happen for Dundalk to make the knockout stages

A second place finish in Group D of the Europa League is still possible, but they need a big favour from Zenit in Holland.

# permutations - Saturday 12 November, 2016

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Serbia-Wales draw completes perfect day for Group D leaders Ireland

Gareth Bale’s powerful strike from the edge of the area was not enough to earn his side a victory.

# permutations - Thursday 3 November, 2016

There was a favourable result for Dundalk in the other game in Group D tonight

The Lilywhites’ superior head-to-head record means they currently sit second.

# permutations - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Australia beat Argentina to seal title for All Blacks

The Wallabies led 21-6 at half-time in Perth and Will Genia ran in two tries.

# permutations - Monday 15 August, 2016

Annalise Murphy will be guaranteed a medal if the sailing is cancelled again tomorrow

The Dubliner could also claim at least a bronze by finishing in the top five on Tuesday.

# permutations - Monday 1 August, 2016

How many millions do Dundalk stand to earn from further European progress?

Their recent run means the League of Ireland side are guaranteed at least €1 million.

# permutations - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Here's who Ireland could face if they qualify for the last-16

The Boys in Green will need to worry about the difficult task of beating Italy first.

# permutations - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Here's why our northern neighbours did the Republic of Ireland a huge favour today

A much clearer picture is emerging as the group stage begins to wrap up.

# permutations - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Here's why Ireland fans should be cheering on England tomorrow

Roy Hodgson’s men could potentially do the Boys in Green a favour.

# permutations - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Here's what your province needs from the last two Pro12 fixtures

We dusted off the abacus and wrote off Italians at will to see who’s likely to finish the Pro12 campaign in the best position.

# permutations - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Explainer: It's a massive night in La Liga and here's why

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are level on points while Real are right on their shoulder as all three take the last lap.

# permutations - Monday 18 April, 2016

Here's what Leicester now need to guarantee a first-ever Premier League triumph

We look at all the possible permutations as the title race approaches its climax.

# permutations - Saturday 23 January, 2016

'We've put pressure on others to deliver' - Ulster face waiting game

The northern province are happy they’ve done all they can.

# permutations - Sunday 11 October, 2015

The Republic of Ireland could still top Group D - here's how

Hard as it is to fathom, should Germany lose to Georgia, it changes things significantly.

# permutations - Friday 9 October, 2015

Here's what Ireland now need to do to gain automatic qualification to the Euros

The Boys in Green are set for a crunch encounter in Poland on Sunday.

# permutations - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Do Ireland have any chance of qualifying for the Euros as the best third-place team?

We look at the possible permutations as the Euro 2016 qualifiers approach their climax.

# permutations - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Squeaky bum time! Here's what needs to happen for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2016

It’s make-or-break time for Marty and the boys.

# permutations - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Here are all the teams who can still qualify for Euro 2016

Northern Ireland and Wales are on the brink of qualification, while Netherlands are struggling.

# permutations - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Here's what the Irish team now must do to qualify for the Euros

The Boys in Green’s chances improved following a crucial win against Georgia last night.

# permutations - Saturday 5 September, 2015

8 teams Ireland could face if they reach the Euro 2016 qualifying playoffs

The Boys in Green are currently in pole position to finish third in their group.

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