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#State of Play

# state-of-play - Sunday 7 July, 2019

2019 Super 8s groups line-up and fixtures confirmed

And then there were eight.

# state-of-play - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Explainer: Here's how the 2019 TG4 All-Ireland senior championship is shaping up State Of Play This post contains a poll

Explainer: Here's how the 2019 TG4 All-Ireland senior championship is shaping up

The groups are all but finalised, and we’re almost ready for the road to Croker.

# state-of-play - Monday 20 May, 2019

How is the race to advance from Leinster shaping up after yesterday's late hurling drama?

“Nothing less than two wins will get us through,” said Dublin manager Mattie Kenny after their draw with Wexford.

# state-of-play - Monday 8 April, 2019

The Irish players chasing promotion and play-off spots in finale of the Championship this season

We’re reaching the business stage of the season with clubs dreaming of securing a Premier League place.

# state-of-play - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'A generation of footballers are dying without even knowing that they were footballers'

Michael Calvin discusses dementia and various other football-related issues from his book, State of Play.

# state-of-play - Monday 24 December, 2018

'I spoke to him: 'If football has done this to you Dad, I promise you I’ll make sure the whole world knows''

In an extract from State of Play, Dawn Astle recalls her father Jeff’s tragic battle with dementia.

# state-of-play - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Three-way tie for WGC-Bridgestone lead but McIlroy and Woods remain in the hunt

Justin Thomas, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood are setting the pace in Akron, Ohio.

# state-of-play - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

As it stands: Plenty of Irish interest as the race to the Premier League reaches its climax

Here’s how things are shaping up in the English Championship with just two rounds of fixtures remaining.

# state-of-play - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of voters are satisfied with the job Leo Varadkar is doing Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI Poll

Almost half of voters are satisfied with the job Leo Varadkar is doing

Just 14% of people believe he has made a negative impact.

# state-of-play - Monday 5 June, 2017

It's crunch time at the Under-20 World Cup so here's what you need to know

England have reached the final four of the tournament for the first time since 1993.

# state-of-play - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A sea of red: Here's the state-by-state guide of who's taken where White House 2016

A sea of red: Here's the state-by-state guide of who's taken where

Trump is projected to win the presidency, according to Associated Press.

# state-of-play - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Disaster! The Warriors lost last night and might miss out on breaking the record now

Steph Curry and Golden State need to win their last four games to pass the Bulls’ legendary mark.

# state-of-play - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Jose Aldo is injured... so what happens now?

Here are the likely outcomes…

# state-of-play - Friday 8 May, 2015

Here's how it stands across Europe's big 5 leagues as the season approaches its climax Fyi

Here's how it stands across Europe's big 5 leagues as the season approaches its climax

Just a few games remain as clubs fight for a Champions League spot among other issues.

# state-of-play - Monday 6 April, 2015

If current Super Rugby form holds to the World Cup... All Blacks by 50

Four of the five New Zealand franchises are in playoff spots at the moment.

# state-of-play - Monday 30 March, 2015

Halfway through the campaign, where does last night's draw leave Ireland in Group D?

France 2016 seems a long way off but the Boys in Green are just about still in the hunt.

# state-of-play - Monday 9 March, 2015

# state-of-play - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

What Liverpool need and all the other CL permuations ahead of this week's crunch ties

Man City and Monaco are among the sides vying for a spot in the last 16.

# state-of-play - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is happening with the US mid-term elections? State Of Play

Explainer: What is happening with the US mid-term elections?

With polls opening today, it’s all to play for. Here’s what to look for.

# state-of-play - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking? Midterms

State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?

Very good. If you’re a Republican.

# state-of-play - Saturday 22 March, 2014

This is the Ireland squad we would pick if the World Cup was starting next week

We are 18 months away from the showpiece tournament and nailing our flag to the mast way too soon.

# state-of-play - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Munster best fixed of Irish provinces going into Heineken Cup

Leinster face a stiff test away to Northampton next week and Connacht’s away day in France looks a hopeless task.

# state-of-play - Thursday 10 January, 2013

O'Byrne Cup: Offaly and Kildare lead the way

The Faithful and the Lilywhites are in strong positions in their respective groups after last night’s games.

# state-of-play - Sunday 8 April, 2012

# state-of-play - Sunday 1 April, 2012

How it stands: here’s what each county needs from the final round of National Hurling League games

In case you missed it earlier in the week, we’ve done the maths for you.