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#preparation

# preparation - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Pacific Nations Cup wins for Ireland's World Cup opponents Japan and Samoa

Both teams are in Rugby World Cup Pool A alongside Joe Schmidt’s side for the upcoming tournament in Japan.

# preparation - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

'Limerick in-house matches just as competitive as an All-Ireland quarter final' - Gillane

The star forward has no concerns about missing out on an extra game in this year’s championship.

# preparation - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Irish Defence Forces suffer friendly loss as Military Games preparation continues

The Boys in Green were beaten 2-1 by the UK Armed Forces.

# preparation - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Tiger sets 4am alarm with Masters glory up for grabs

The threat of inclement weather meant the US star was keen to get up bright and early on Sunday.

# preparation - Friday 29 March, 2019

Wexford striker Rianna Jarrett called into Ireland squad to face Italy

Colin Bell has named his side for next month’s international friendly in Reggio Emilia.

# preparation - Thursday 24 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit Deal Or No Deal

Revenue not planning for customs posts but says it is ready for no-deal Brexit

Revenue has scaled up its Customs IT systems to handle the increased transaction levels.

# preparation - Monday 12 November, 2018

'If James had been in top form then maybe things wouldn’t quite go the way they have'

Stoke boss Gary Rowett is unsure whether the club’s fans will continue to support McClean, while Martin O’Neill has said he will talk with the player.

# preparation - Monday 4 June, 2018

'Even when nerves are getting the better of you before a big match, there’s always room for ice cream'

In his latest column for The42, Jonny Holland discusses pre-match meals.

# preparation - Saturday 19 May, 2018

David Silva to train with Spanish third-tier side ahead of World Cup

In a bid to regain match fitness ahead of the World Cup, David Silva is set to train with Spanish minnows Navalcarnero.

# preparation - Monday 19 March, 2018

McIlroy: Bay Hill victory is a huge confidence boost for Masters

McIlroy’s win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational was his first PGA victory since September 2016.

# preparation - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark Woe This post contains videos

Analysis: Ireland's poor preparation and tactics costs them against Denmark

The Boys in Green’s World Cup dream died in humiliating fashion at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday.

# preparation - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'I think the powers-that-be will think about the schedule and preparation'

Warren Gatland was unhappy with how his players travelled to Whangarei yesterday.

# preparation - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Louth experiencing a number of hiccups in the build up to their Leinster opener on Sunday

Louth manager Colin Kelly wrote to the county board last week to express concern over aspects of the team’s set-up.

# preparation - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

What the best bike racer on the planet eats for breakfast at the Tour de France

Chris Froome doesn’t look to have any serious rivals with two weeks of racing done

# preparation - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie We don't know if there will be a Brexit, but the government is getting ready Prep Work

We don't know if there will be a Brexit, but the government is getting ready

Revenue is investigating what would be the reality on the ground — in terms of border control checkpoints, customs officers and costings.

# preparation - Monday 28 March, 2016

Rory McIlroy to skip Par 3 Contest ahead of Masters

The four-time major winner will be making his eighth straight appearance at the main event.

# preparation - Saturday 6 June, 2015

5 things that will jeopardise your performance in an endurance event

Here are the big, big mistakes you’re making.

# preparation - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health The Drink

Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health

Only 9% of students asked said they would reduce their alcohol consumption due to an awareness of medical consequences.

# preparation - Friday 24 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low' Public Health Emergency

The chances of Ebola reaching Ireland? 'Very low'

That’s according to the National Public Health Emergency Team.

# preparation - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter JC RESULTS

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

# preparation - Friday 30 May, 2014

'I don’t think we’re that sentimental a bunch' - Leo Cullen ahead of Pro 12 final

Matt O’Connor is happy to have the ‘continuity’ of Jimmy Gopperth at 10, with ‘class’ to spring from the bench.

# preparation - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What alerts systems are available for your smartphone? Preparation

What alerts systems are available for your smartphone?

In case the next storm arrives sooner than we expect, just how many services are out there that will send alerts and updates straight to our smartphone?

# preparation - Friday 7 February, 2014

Schmidt has struggled to find weaknesses amidst Welsh strengths

Ireland’s head coach has pinpointed discipline and dealing with Wales’ kicking game as essential in Dublin tomorrow.

# preparation - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How to make getting up tomorrow a little easier Snooze Button

How to make getting up tomorrow a little easier

It’s mostly about the prep.

# preparation - Monday 9 September, 2013

Assessing the opposition: Here's everything you need to know about Austria

Introducing the team who could definitively end Ireland’s World Cup hopes.

# preparation - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Dunne can play two matches in four days, but we have plenty of options - Tardelli

Meanwhile, Marc Wilson and David Forde both took full part in training today.

# preparation - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Further details of 'Croke Park Classic' confirmed

A limited number of tickets for the game have already been made available.

# preparation - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

In pictures: Warren Gatland's Lions squad are put through their paces Preparation This post contains images

In pictures: Warren Gatland's Lions squad are put through their paces

Paul O’Connell and Conor Murray were among those who took part in what looked an intense session at the gym.

# preparation - Thursday 4 April, 2013

McIlroy fine-tunes game ahead of Masters

The Northern Irish golfer heads a strong international field in the Texas Open

# preparation - Friday 30 November, 2012

Retired judge Otton to lead UCI's Armstrong probe

Pat McQuaid has said he will “listen to and act on the commission’s recommendations”.

# preparation - Saturday 22 September, 2012

O'Neill has Mayo set for final test

He was involved with Tipperary when they won the All-Ireland hurling title in 2010 and now aims to achieve that feat in Gaelic football with Mayo tomorrow. Cian O’Neill spoke to TheScore.ie.

# preparation - Friday 20 July, 2012

VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard Masterclass This post contains videos

VIDEO: Brazil show Team GB the gold standard

Goals from Sandro and Neymar helped Brazil secure a 2-0 victory this evening.

# preparation - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Slideshow: the best pics from Ireland's first pre-Euros training session Preparation This post contains images

Slideshow: the best pics from Ireland's first pre-Euros training session

A number of the Ireland Euro 2012 squad turned out for the first time in Malahide today.

# preparation - Friday 20 April, 2012

Dress rehearsal for Olympic torch underway as Dublin date awaits

8,000 torchbearers will participate in the Olympic torch relay, which takes place over 70 days.

# preparation - Friday 6 April, 2012

50-year-old Dennis Rodman announces his return to basketball... in Bulgaria Comeback This post contains videos

50-year-old Dennis Rodman announces his return to basketball... in Bulgaria

The star will be lecturing the country’s youngsters on his psychological preparation before matches.