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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 15 December, 2018


# racing - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Lewis Hamilton on pole with record lap as Mercedes dominate

The newly-crowned world champion topped the times in Saturday’s final free practice.

# racing - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon

There were also impressive finishes from Ireland’s Lizzie Lee and Mick Clohisey on Sunday.

# racing - Saturday 20 October, 2018

'I feel s**t... I wouldn't want my kids to do that' - Zebo apologises to Lowry

The Racing 92 fullback taunted his opposite number as he scored a try in Paris.

# racing - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam

Mark Enright was on board as Clarcam won the feature on Day 3 of the Galway Races.

# racing - Monday 14 May, 2018

'When I first saw him, he was a string bean. He was tall, he was talented'

James Ryan has had a sensational season with Leinster and Ireland, and there may be more to come.

Even with a dour final, this should go down as Leinster's greatest European glory

The Irish province are already thinking about driving onto further glory in the Champions Cup.

# racing - Sunday 13 May, 2018

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Lancaster's redemption a happy tale in Leinster's European success

The 48-year-old has been central to the Irish province’s return to former heights.

'Obsessed is the word... we have a love affair with this tournament'

There is enough youth in Leinster’s squad to start dreaming about trophy number five before too long.

# racing - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'It was great for Isa to win it for us with the last couple of kicks'

The 35-year-old stepped up when his side needed him most in the closing 10 minutes.

James Ryan is already one of the best in the world at the age of 21

The second row was magnificent once again as Leinster overcame Racing in Bilbao.

Leinster plan on saving best for last as they bid for fourth European star

Johnny Sexton and Isa Nacewa believe there is still more to come from their team.

# racing - Friday 11 May, 2018

'It’s not just James. There’s a host of players we had difficult conversations with'

Kiwi wing James Lowe has missed out on making Leinster’s squad for the Champions Cup final.

Millions of Lorenzetti's euros have gone in but Racing's rise is impressive

Lolo and Toto, the head coaches, have done an impressive job with the Parisian club.

# racing - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'Our whole thing was that we've got to have the same attitude as Donnacha'

Tipperary man Donnacha Ryan has had a telling impact on Racing 92 since joining last summer.

Machenaud blow a major one for Racing's Champions Cup hopes against Leinster

Teddy Iribaren is expected to take over in Racing’s number nine shirt in Bilbao.

# racing - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory

The 33-year-old signs off with seven Cheltenham winners and an Irish Grand National triumph to her credit.

# racing - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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Redemption for Townend as Mullins lands incredible six-timer including the Gold Cup

Willie Mullins has edged ahead of Gordon Elliott in the trainers’ championship after a spectacular Wednesday.

# racing - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Munster trophy hopes rest on Pro14 as Racing build towards Leinster

Johann van Graan’s men get back to training in Limerick today.

# racing - Monday 23 April, 2018

Analysis: A clever little moment that sums up Donnacha Ryan's excellence

Munster looked to use a clever lineout play early on against Racing but the Tipp man stopped it.

# racing - Sunday 22 April, 2018

O'Mahony: 'I'm tired of learning lessons... I'm tired of losing semi-finals'

The Munster captain was gutted after Munster’s latest fall in the last four of Europe.

Munster's dire first-half leaves them with too much to do against Racing

Johann van Graan’s side scored late consolation tries but were clearly second best in Bordeaux.

# racing - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'It will have an impact' - Munster and Racing to do battle in scorching weather

It’s set to hit 27°C in Bordeaux tomorrow.

# racing - Thursday 19 April, 2018

'If I'm still watching it on YouTube and thinking about it, then it's no good to me'

Andrew Conway will be looking to make another game-changing impact for Munster against Racing 92.

# racing - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'Munster's support won the hearts of South Africans, the way they follow their team'

Johann van Graan is pleased with how Munster’s tour prepared them to take on Racing 92 this weekend.

# racing - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen out for 'forseeable future' following tumour diagnosis

The 40-year-old missed the opening day of the flat season at Naas on Sunday.

# racing - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

As it happened: Day 2 of Cheltenham 2018

We had all the action from Prestbury Park right here.

# racing - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day one of Cheltenham

And hopefully help you pick a winner.

# racing - Sunday 18 February, 2018

One-two double for Gordon Elliott at Navan

The Meath trainer enjoyed a prosperous day in his native county.

# racing - Monday 5 February, 2018

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Almost half of people don't want to ban 'ring girls' from Irish boxing matches

The Professional Darts Corporation and Formula One have announced similar bans in the past week.

# racing - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Supasundae edges out Faugheen to win Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown

Footpad and Tower Bridge won the other Grade One races today.

# racing - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster

The 34-year-old lock was instrumental in Racing’s win in Paris.

Van Graan's Munster left with losing bonus point after absorbing clash in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men will be frustrated with the circumstances of their defeat in Paris.

As It Happened: Munster v Racing 92, Champions Cup

All eyes were on Paris earlier.

Racing and Ryan to give Munster a ferocious welcome to Paris

The lineout was a huge factor the last time these two sides met.

# racing - Friday 12 January, 2018

Cloete and Holland return as Munster name strong side for Racing

Simon Zebo starts at fullback against his future employers.

# racing - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

5 entries for Willie Mullins in Cheltenham Gold Cup but Yorkhill an absentee

Last year’s JLT Novices Chase winner is not included.

# racing - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

3 big races to watch on Day 3 of Leopardstown's Christmas Festival

A precautionary check will take place at the track tomorrow morning.

Leopardstown drama - Min beaten in stewards' room and Whiskey Sour's amazing win

Exciting finishes in both Grade One races today.

# racing - Saturday 16 December, 2017

So often the bridesmaid, My Tent Or Yours sees off The New One at Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson’s 10-year-old picked up a first victory in 1,399 days in the International Hurdle today.

# racing - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Big performances from Sizing John and Un De Sceaux leaves Cheltenham fans licking their lips

There was racing action at Punchestown and Cork today.

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