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#second tier

# second-tier - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Kerry to take on Antrim in McDonagh Cup final after dramatic win over Carlow

Kerry defeated Carlow in a cracking encounter, while Antrim had a bye-week.

# second-tier - Monday 9 March, 2020

New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020

‘We believe that there is great value in making this a regular national team.’

# second-tier - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Battling the drop - Division 2 form a concern in the greater Munster football picture

Kerry are flying high in the top tier but the other Munster counties are struggling.

# second-tier - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Dubs legend Rock calls for 'B' championship with the final played on All-Ireland Sunday

The Dublin legend believes two championships would offer smaller counties a fairer chance.

# second-tier - Friday 25 August, 2017

Arsenal face trips to Germany, Serbia and Belarus after Europa League draw

The 48 competing clubs were separated into 12 groups this afternoon.

# second-tier - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'They sweat blood and run their hearts out. Fans pay a tenner - we need to give them their money's worth'

Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson discusses the frustrations and moments of joy that make life in the First Division worthwhile.

# second-tier - Friday 5 May, 2017

Athlone Town win after week in the spotlight while table-toppers Waterford drive on

The league leaders beat Shels at home.

# second-tier - Friday 14 April, 2017

UCD held at home as O'Sullivan brace extends Waterford's lead at top of division 1

Meanwhile, Cobh Ramblers bounced back from a goal down to win in Wexford.

# second-tier - Sunday 12 March, 2017

One team, one goal: German rugby working hard to make World Cup dream a reality

In the final part of our series from Germany, we take a closer look at the sport in the country and the work being done at grassroots level as the national team attempt to qualify for Japan.

# second-tier - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Roscommon beat Meath to boost promotion hopes as Laois come back to defeat Galway

Eamon Wallace earns starting place after late cameo against Laois

# second-tier - Monday 15 December, 2014

Liverpool are going back to Istanbul after drawing Besiktas while Celtic face Inter Milan

Tottenham were paired with Italian club Fiorentina.

# second-tier - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

5 big questions for Connacht before their return to Challenge Cup action

It’s back to (the other) European competition for Pat Lam’s men.

# second-tier - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: A reserve league would be best for everyone

Our League of Ireland columnist believes young players and those on the fringes would benefit from the introduction of second teams.

# second-tier - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here are the pools for the 2014/15 European Rugby Challenge Cup

Connacht have been drawn alongside Exeter, Bayonne and La Rochelle in the second-tier competition.

# second-tier - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Irish influence helps Rotherham to narrow Championship play-off defeat

Sean Scanlon, Michael Keating and Charlie Mulchrone started for the Titans in their semi-final first leg.

# second-tier - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amlin Cup: Leinster get Friday night clash but Toulouse couldn't care less

French coach Guy Novès remarked that he was not aware his side were still involved in European action.

# second-tier - Friday 23 November, 2012

Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost

The two sides have identical results over their past 10 games and are separated by a solitary ranking point.

# second-tier - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

November tests: The only way is up for Foley

The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.