# Up and Running

This year
Raphael Varane header earns Manchester United opening victory over Wolves
Varane headed home from close range with 14 minutes remaining.
Nhat Nguyen makes winning start at European Games
18-year-old diver Jake Passmore finished 10th in the 1m Springboard final.
Adam Idah ends Ireland drought to make it a sweet 16th
Striker praises manager Stephen Kenny for keeping the faith with him.
Ciaran Behan lights up the Bowl to give Cork a rude awakening
UCD have their first win of the season after quick start on home patch.
Cunningham and Walsh lead the way as Cork U20s get off the mark against Waterford
Ben O’Connor’s side got the better of a second-half deluge at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
WATCH: Ferguson scores first Ireland goal in Latvia friendly
Stephen Kenny’s side are currently level at 2-2 in the Aviva Stadium.
Derry City strike twice against Cork to seal first win of the season
The Candystripes ran out 2-0 winners at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium.
Farrell gets the chaos he craves in Cardiff as Ireland pass first test of a huge year
The visitors played some superb rugby despite the absence of key players.
Ireland U20s get Six Nations campaign off to winning start after 10-try thriller in Wales
Richie Murphy’s side played some brilliant attacking rugby at Colwyn Bay.
Niland grabs 0-17 as three-goal Galway make winning start to 2023
The Tribesmen had too much firepower in the end against a gutsy Westmeath.
Last year
Coombes double powers Munster to victory in fiery clash with Northampton
The province did all their scoring in the first half to secure their first Champions Cup win of the season.
Rangers off to winning start under Michael Beale after comeback victory over Hibs
Alfredo Morelos scored Rangers’ winner just after the hour mark.
'Emotional' Lewandowski fulfilled childhood dream with first World Cup goal
The Barcelona star sealed Poland’s 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia.
Rowntree happy with elements of Munster's game but 'wanted more' from second half
Munster earned their first win of the season but failed to secure a four-try bonus point in their 21-5 success over Zebre.
'Doaky and Jack did really well' - Emerging Ireland happy with first outing
Simon Easterby was pleased with his side’s performance in Bloemfontein.
Debut for Limerick teenager as Josh Cullen stars in opening-day win for Kompany's Burnley
Cullen was Man of the Match in a 1-0 win over Huddersfield.
Waterford squeeze past Tipperary in Munster hurling opener
Goals by Michael Kiely and Dessie Hutchinson in the second half sparked Waterford into life after a slow start.
Shamrock Rovers get three-in-a-row bid off to dream start
The champions were 3-0 winners over newly-promoted UCD at Tallaght Stadium.
Dublin open Division 1 league title defence with win on the road against Waterford
Caoimhe O’Connor hit 1-1 as the Sky Blues ran out 12-point winners.
Keoghan double helps Kilkenny hold off strong Antrim challenge
Two goals from Tullaroan’s Martin Keoghan helped Kilkenny overcome Antrim in Nowlan Park.
All time
Friend looks to build momentum as Connacht have an eye on the Tigers
After beating Stade Francais in their Champions Cup opener yesterday, Connacht now face Leicester at Welford Road this weekend.
'It felt like a first cap again' - Adam Byrne reflects on a dream return for Leinster
The wing scored two tries in an encouraging display against Zebre.
Grealish grabs first Champions League goal for Man City in 6-3 victory over RB Leipzig
The sides played out a pulsating Group A opener.
Sam Watson and Tullabeg Flamenco make positive start to Dressage event
Meanwhile, Austin O’Connor and Colorado Blue are in 29th place after the second session.
'He can have a huge role' - Lions delighted to have Robbie Henshaw back
The Leinster and Ireland centre is back from injury tomorrow against the Stormers.
Irishmen to the fore as Lions win but captain Alun Wyn Jones' tour is over
Jack Conan, Tadhg Beirne, and Bundee Aki were among the standout performers.
Two sin bins, three penalties and 1-13 for Costello as Dublin ease past Roscommon
The Sky Blues have Mick Galvin in charge for the league campaign.
Forget the detractors, Munster should now be desperate to win the Rainbow Cup
A 24-point win over Leinster leaves Johann van Graan’s side in a strong position to end their trophy drought.
South Korean attacker Han scores to give Dundalk first win of season against Louth rivals
Managerless Dundalk were 2-1 winners against Drogheda United at Oriel Park.
Farrelly 'delighted' after goalscoring debut in victory over Celtic
The former Peamount United star delivered a player-of-the-match performance for Glasgow City.
Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.
Tony Kelly hits 0-17 but Limerick's dominance books Munster semi-final spot and lands league title
Semple Stadium hosted today’s game.
Manchester City forced to come from behind to ensure winning start
City recovered against Porto thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero, Ilkay Gundogan and Ferran Torres.
Leinster start new season with bonus-point win but Sexton injury a concern
James Lowe scored two tries as the defending champions beat the Dragons at the RDS.
2018 title winners book quarter-final spot as Tyrone senior championship begins
Coalisland made a strong start with a three-point victory over Clonoe.
Ryan Kent nets winner as Rangers get off to flier against 10-man Aberdeen
The Glasgow club made a positive start to the new Scottish Premiership season thank to Kent’s first-half goal.
Ireland's autumn fixture list confirmed by Uefa
Four of Ireland’s fixtures have been pushed back by either 24 or 48 hours.
Thermal camera system to be used when horse racing resumes next month
Horse racing is due to get back underway in Ireland from 8 June.
Goal-machine Haaland among the scorers as Dortmund return with 4-0 win
The 19-year-old grabbed the first as the Bundesliga made its comeback.
Brennan, Bates and Afanasev march on as Irish boxers make strong start to Olympic qualifiers
Three Irish fighters progressed to the next round of qualifiers in London, although there was no joy for Christina Desmond who bowed out to the Italian third seed.