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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# 2023

Last month
February 2023
# Job Done
Farrell's Ireland get Six Nations tilt rolling with bonus-point win in Cardiff
The visitors played some stunning rugby in the first half but had a wobble after the break.
This year
# 2023
Poll: Are you over January?
A time for new beginnings? Or a month that you’ll be glad to see the back of?
# 2023
Poll: Are you sticking to your New Year's resolutions?
The cold weather may have deterred those who vowed to get out and about in the evenings.
Inter-pros launch a momentous year for Irish women's rugby
With the Celtic Cup, Six Nations, and WXV all ahead, 2023 will be busy.
Last year
# Films
Barbie, Babylon and the bomb: Here are the films to watch out for in 2023
If you’re sick of Christmas films, here are a few releases to get excited about.
Larry Donnelly: Ten more movies to watch at Christmas
In our columnist’s humble opinion, these films are perfect to watch in the halcyon days sandwiched between Christmas and New Year’s.
# Ready to go
Latvia confirmed as Ireland's first opponents of 2023
The game will serve as important preparation for Stephen Kenny’s men’s European Championship qualification campaign.
# aus
Ireland drawn against Australia, Canada and Nigeria in 2023 World Cup group
The draw took place in Auckland this morning.
# Ladies Football
Who are the main contenders to Meath's throne in 2023?
We assess the lie of the ladies football landscape next season.
# Rome bound
Zach Johnson appointed US Ryder Cup captain
The two-time major winner succeeds Steve Stricker for the 2023 matches in Italy.
All time
# Extension
Ulster confirm new deals for Baloucoune, Marshall, Sexton and O'Connor
The 23-year-old is currently sidelined with a hamstring issue but previously trained with Ireland.
# longevity
'Do I think I can get to the World Cup? I think I can' - Sexton keen to push on
The out-half will be 37 when the tournament in France rolls around.
# 2023
Daly commits to new three-year deal with relegated Saracens
The fullback joins Jamie George, Sean Maitland and Mako Vunipola in staying with the club sanctioned for salary cap breaches.
# 2023
All Black Barrett signs new deal through to the next World Cup
The Crusaders lock made his New Zealand debut against Ireland back in 2016.
# Signed And Sealed
IRFU confirm new Bundee Aki deal to keep him with Connacht until 2023
The 29-year-old has penned a new deal with the union.
# Reaction
'What it will show is that organisations like ours can work together in a post-Brexit world'
John Delaney has said GAA stadiums could be used as part of the 2023 Euros bid.
# Stadium
Opening date for proposed 6,000-seater Dalymount Park pushed back to 2023
Bohemians and Shelbourne will play in Tolka Park in 2021 and 2022 before sharing Dalymount Park together.
# RWC2023
Working group in place as Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid takes next step
Ministers Varadkar and Ring met with their Northern Irish counterparts in Armagh to discuss the latest plans.
# synergy
GAA stadium improvements for RWC would need government funding
Director General, Páraic Duffy, says six of the organisation’s grounds are likely to be used in the bid.
# back the bid
What Ulster stadiums could be considered as a RWC 2023 venue?
Fiji are gonna freak when they see Breffni Park.
# 2023
Cabinet approves plans to progress support for Irish bid to host Rugby World Cup
Some estimates claim that Ireland could benefit economically to the tune of €800 million if it hosts the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
Varadkar 'very confident' Ireland will bid for Rugby World Cup
Minister for Sport Leo Varadkar says Ireland are interested in hosting the 2023 version of the tournament.
# apocalypse now?
Doomsday is when, again? The world will end in 2012, 2023, 2026…
…Take your pick of apocalyptic deadlines as prophesied and theorised by various groups, clerics and writers.