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# upset - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Mahony strikes late as Waterford reach Division 1 final

The Déise marksman bagged 0-13 today.

# upset - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Porto in line to cause major shock after catching Bayern Munich on the hop

The Portuguese club were 3-1 winners at home to the Bundesliga champions this evening.

# upset - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Brilliant start for Magic Maciej, as 10-man Bray pull off unlikely win

A David Cassidy hat-trick inspired the beleaguered side to a win.

# upset - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Cape Verde beat Portugal last night (this is not an April Fools' joke)

Fernando Santos’ side, who are top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group, rested star player Cristiano Ronaldo for the game.

# upset - Friday 13 February, 2015

Tony McGahan's Rebels stunned the Crusaders earlier as Carter and McCaw had a bad day at the office

The All Blacks out half sustained a calf injury in the Super Rugby opener.

# upset - Sunday 8 February, 2015

The Leinster Schools Senior Cup favourites were dumped out this afternoon

The competition’s quarter-finals got underway today.

# upset - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Sigurdsson scores thunderbolt and then sees red as nine-man Swansea dumped out of the cup

Blackburn took full advantage of the Premier League side’s indiscipline.

# upset - Sunday 18 January, 2015

FBD Connacht League wrap: Roscommon upset Mayo to set up Galway decider

The Rossies held on for a five point win this afternoon.

# upset - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Ireland hit stumbling block as they lose to Afghanistan for first time in five years

Phil Simmons’ side need to beat Scotland on Monday to win the Dubai Tri-series.

# upset - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Anderson stuns Van Gerwen to set up PDC World Championship final with Taylor

The 44-year-old Scot knocked out the reigning champion in last night’s semi-final.

# upset - Thursday 1 January, 2015

# upset - Monday 15 December, 2014

Gort strike late to spring surprise and topple All-Ireland champions Portumna

It’s their second Galway Senior Hurling title in four years.

# upset - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Aughawillan shock Tubbercurry in Connacht club championship after frantic finish

It was the first win by a Leitrim side in the Connacht club SFC since 2005.

# upset - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Kilmallock upset the odds to win Limerick SHC title

Na Piarsaigh had gone into the game as heavy favourites.

# upset - Monday 13 October, 2014

Gylfi Sigurdsson hit this brace as Iceland shocked Holland tonight

Big shock on the cards from Group B of the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

# upset - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Leinster club champions MLR make an early exit in Carlow while K/K advance in Offaly

Meanwhile the KIldare, Waterford and Wicklow finals were also decided today.

Carbery Rangers are into their first Cork SFC county final in 108 years

Today’s Cork Senior Football championship was certainly a game of two halves.

World number 792 Wilson wins Dunhill following McIlroy blunders

The 34-year-old Englishman was a losing player on the 2008 European Ryder Cup team.

# upset - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Shock in Sweden as Gunnar Nelson loses split decision

The SBG fighter was a big favourite but lost to Rick Story.

# upset - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Agbonlahor shoots down shot-shy Liverpool

Paul Lambert’s Aston Villa side have not lost at Anfield since December 2010.

# upset - Monday 8 September, 2014

Albania cause the shock of the night by handing embarrassing defeat to Portugal

Without their talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Bento’s side lost out 1-0 to a team 59 places below them in the FIFA rankings.

# upset - Monday 1 September, 2014

Johnny Doyle column: The bookies don't normally get it so wrong

Our columnist holds his hands up and admits he never saw a Donegal win coming and heaps praise on a resurgent Kieran Donaghy.

# upset - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Holders Midleton knocked out of Cork County Championship by Douglas

A dramatic late Mark Collins goal sealed his side’s victory.

Donegal shock Dublin to set up All-Ireland final with Kerry

Ryan McHugh’s goals were crucial for Jim McGuinness’ men today.

# upset - Thursday 7 August, 2014

VIDEO: MLS All-Stars edge Bayern Munich in friendly

Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola decided to wave off a post-match handshake with MLS All-Stars coach Caleb Porter.

# upset - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Armagh stun Tyrone to dump Mickey Harte's side out of the championship

Tyrone finished the game with 14 men after Mattie Donnelly saw the line.

# upset - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Costa Rica shock Uruguay as Suarez looks on

Maxi Pereira was red-carded in injury time to compound his team’s misery.

# upset - Thursday 17 April, 2014

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Diarmuid Martin says priests feel hurt over yesterday's Irish Times cartoon

The Archbishop said he is a strong believer in freedom of speech and of the vital role of satire in social criticism.

# upset - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Atletico Madrid get the better of Barca to make first semi-final in 40 years

Koke’s early strike was enough to send the Catalan giants packing in an all-Spanish affair in the Champions League.

# upset - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Wigan stun Manchester City in FA Cup again

The League Cup champions, were bidding to avenge their 1-0 defeat in last season’s final.

# upset - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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Sociedad stun Barcelona, Real Madrid go top of La Liga

The Catalan side suffered their second league defeat in four games this evening.

# upset - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Ireland Women stun Pakistan in Twenty20 thriller

The amateurs got one over on the professionals today in Doha.

# upset - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Michael Chopra fined for Twitter rant about training

He may have deleted it but the damage has already been done.

# upset - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon

The Bernard Jackman and Mike Prendergast-coached side have caused a major upset in France.

# upset - Friday 27 December, 2013

Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'

RTÉ commentator Michael Corcoran relives the nail-biting win for the western province in the south of France

# upset - Saturday 7 December, 2013

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Stephen Ireland on target as Potters down Chelsea

On-loan winger Oussama Assaidi hit a late winner to help Mark Hughes get the better of Jose Mourinho.

# upset - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Carlow's Mount Leinster Rangers shock Ballyboden in Leinster semi-final

History was made at Dr Cullen Park today.

# upset - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Ryan 'amazed' by sensational Antrim U21 triumph

The Saffrons stunned the Leinster champions by 2-15 to 1-16 at Semple Stadium yesterday.

# upset - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Castres stun Toulon to win French Top 14 title

Toulon were plagued by uncharacteristic handling errors as they were unexpectedly beaten.

# upset - Sunday 26 May, 2013

London shock Sligo to secure first Connacht SFC victory since 1977

Padraig McGoldrick saw his penalty effort saved by goalkeeper Philip Greene in a lively first half.