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# the-big-one - Monday 23 November, 2020

Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier

One Megan in, one Megan out as Vera Pauw puts together a squad of 27 for next Tuesday’s likely pivotal clash.

# the-big-one - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

# the-big-one - Friday 22 November, 2019

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown

Mourneabbey defend their crown against Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Limerick tomorrow.

# the-big-one - Friday 31 May, 2019

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden The Big One This post contains videos

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden

Taylor was four pounds heavier than her opponent, but still safely under the lightweight limit.

# the-big-one - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'

Media coverage is the last thing on Katie Taylor’s mind ahead of what she says is ‘by far the biggest night’ of her career.

# the-big-one - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight

Taylor must first vanquish Rose Volante in a major fight in March, but is due to face Delfine Persoon in New York provided she’s successful.

# the-big-one - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Schmidt expects Sexton to be fully fit for Six Nations opener against England

The experienced out-half has been sidelined with a knee tendon injury in recent weeks.

# the-big-one - Friday 28 December, 2018

'Every game is a big game but this is a special one for the people of Munster'

Munster head coach Johann van Graan said Chris Farrell won’t be available for their crunch tie against Leinster but is close to making a return.

# the-big-one - Monday 24 December, 2018

Munster ramping up for 'game of the season' against fully-loaded Leinster

Munster are ready for December 29th and a heavyweight contest in Thomond.

# the-big-one - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night

The Irish rugby legend spoke openly on a series of topics at Liberty Hall in Dublin.

# the-big-one - Monday 12 November, 2018

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Wilder likely next up for Joshua in either September or November, says Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn says he’s exploring options which might see Joshua-Wilder land in the States.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash

The pair square off in Cardiff on Saturday night.

# the-big-one - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Gleeson loss, elder Déise lemons, X-Factor up front - Galway-Waterford talking points

The counties lock horns in the All-Ireland senior hurling final at Croke Park.

# the-big-one - Saturday 25 March, 2017

6 of the brightest Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling talents chasing Croke Cup glory

St Kieran’s are aiming for a 22nd title, and four-in-a-row, as Our Lady’s Templemore seek the title for the first time since 1978.

# the-big-one - Sunday 17 July, 2016

From A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared The Big One

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared

A new report shows that people need to face the reality to “prevent the inevitable disaster from becoming a catastrophe”.

# the-big-one - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia

Niamh Briggs was injured in a rout of Tunisia in the quarter-finals.

# the-big-one - Friday 29 April, 2016

Senior influence, history repeating and more All-Ireland U21 football final talking points

There’s plenty to discuss ahead of Saturday’s EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football decider between Cork and Mayo.

# the-big-one - Saturday 23 April, 2016

6 players to watch as Dublin and Kerry battle it out for National Football League glory

This sextet will have a big say as Gaelic Football’s heavyweights contest for national silverware again.

# the-big-one - Friday 23 October, 2015

From Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight The Big One

Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight

The Category 5 Hurricane Patricia is expected to bring 200 mph winds, and potentially catastrophic rainfall.

# the-big-one - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris

The retired blindside could be among the Ireland ranks under different circumstances this weekend, and he knows the hurt they carry into this World Cup.

# the-big-one - Friday 2 October, 2015

France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win

Philippe Saint-André’s men finished powerfully after a stuttering display in Milton Keynes last night.

# the-big-one - Sunday 20 September, 2015

6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland senior football final

The scene is set for another titanic collision between the game’s age-old rivals.

# the-big-one - Thursday 10 September, 2015

TJ Dillashaw has got an opponent and date for his next UFC title defence

The ultimate test for the bantamweight champion.

# the-big-one - Sunday 12 July, 2015

6 talking points ahead of Tipperary and Waterford's Munster hurling final

The scene is set for Sunday’s provincial final at Semple Stadium.

# the-big-one - Friday 24 April, 2015

Five reasons to tune in for tonight's clash of the League of Ireland's top two

Cork City and Dundalk will square off in front of the RTÉ cameras at a packed Turner’s Cross.

# the-big-one - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Many Clouds takes the Grand National while AP McCoy can only finish fifth in Aintree farewell

Jockey Leighton Aspall won the race for the second year in-a-row.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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# the-big-one - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Schmidt stays grounded as potential Six Nations decider against England looms

The Ireland head coach and Paul O’Connell warned of the quality of Stuart Lancaster’s team.

# the-big-one - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Bayern wins $5m Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose after surviving stewards' inquiry

This pic shows just how close a finish it was.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis' It's So Big

Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis'

Size matters, apparently.

# the-big-one - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything? The Big One

# the-big-one - Friday 14 March, 2014

In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run

There’s nothing quite like Paris in the springtime.

# the-big-one - Friday 7 February, 2014

Heaslip ready to meet familiar fire with fire

“The way Wales play the game, you have to be physical to negate that.”