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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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Yesterday
7th February 2023
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'We think we're fitter' - Lowe says Ireland have the tools to topple France
James Lowe feels Ireland’s fitness levels could prove key at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
Last year
2022
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Brilliant Keena strike sees Sligo record shock European win against Motherwell
The Bit O’Red were 1-0 winners at Fir Park.
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Late goals leave Liverpool in pole position to qualify for Champions League quarter-finals
Jurgen Klopp’s side earned a hard-fought win over Inter this evening.
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Djokovic says he wants to play Australian Open after visa cancellation overturned
A government lawyer warned Australia may yet use ministerial powers to order the tennis player’s removal from the country.
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Stephen Kenny suggests fixture schedule favours Ireland's rivals
The Boys in Green have been paired with Ukraine, Scotland and Armenia in their Nations League group.
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Mandroiu double sends Rovers clear at the top with win over Pat's
The champions won the battle of the top two at Tallaght Stadium.
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Christie features as Fulham take charge of Championship play-off semi-final
Scott Parker’s side defeated Cardiff 2-0 in the first leg tonight.
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Stunning goal from Andre Ayew gives Swansea the upperhand in Championship play-offs
The Welsh outfit overcame 10-man Brentford this evening.
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'There is a job to do... Momentum will hopefully swing towards us a little bit now'
Kevin Kilbane and Brian Kerr give their thoughts on the decision to play Ireland’s Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia behind closed doors.
# Upset
Lyon stun below-par Juventus and Ronaldo
Rudi Garcia’s men held on to secure a precious lead to take to Turin.
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Analysis: Ireland's deception breaks down Scots for pivotal Sexton try
Andy Farrell’s side struck intelligently on penalty advantage for the only try of the game.
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Neymar on the double as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead to 10 points
The Brazil star appeared to dedicate his second goal to Kobe Bryant, as his side defeated Lille.
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New report finds UCD and IADT have highest proportion of students from affluent backgrounds
The data shows the percentage from affluent backgrounds and disadvantaged backgrounds in each institution.
# NERVES
How the All Blacks' haka is the ultimate 'ON' switch
The pre-match Māori dance is the perfect way to fire up the central nervous system.
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Advantage Villa in promotion play-off thanks to emphatic Jedinak header
Steve Bruce’s side take a one goal advantage to Villa Park ahead of next week’s second leg.
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Crisis, what crisis? Arsenal boost Europa League hopes in Milan
First-half goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Aaron Ramsey helped them secure a victory against Gennaro Gattuso’s side.
# Report
Late McGregor goal sees Celtic earn first-leg Europa League advantage
The Scottish champions overcame Zenit this evening.
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Drogheda take step closer to Premier Division with playoff first-leg win
Goals from Marc Griffin and Garreth McCaffrey ensured the Boynesiders would lead heading into the second leg next Friday.
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'Dundalk have their hands on the title'
Cork manager John Caulfield admits his side are now unlikely to win the league.
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Euro Vision: Cork City spoil Roy Carroll's Linfield debut with vital away win in Belfast
Sean Maguire’s spot-kick proved the difference between the sides.
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Sunderland earn a vital win in tense relegation six-pointer
Norwich fans were angry at the decision to award a first-half spot kick, but replays proved the referee correct.
# Setback
VIDEO: Another Shaun Maloney pot shot has frustrated Ireland again
It finished 1-1, after Jon Walters opened the scoring.
# Change Of Plan
One-on-one penalties were to come in this weekend but the GAA have pushed it back
The new laws will not now come into force until 11 April.
# Anglo Tapes
Burton claims Collins is "politically partisan" over Anglo tapes comments
Collins said that the Taoiseach’s priority is to “exploit these tapes for his narrow political advantage”.
# set by set
Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer wins second set to draw level
The tempo has yet to drop in this intriguing final between the imperious Swiss and the hopeful Scot.
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Wimbledon Mens' Final: Murray wins first set against Federer
Solid serving games were expected from both men but that was not the case in the opening exchanges.
# Stadium
Do the Dubs benefit from a Croke Park bias?
Ahead of next Sunday’s Leinster showdown, Dublin’s familiarity with GAA headquarters has been placed under the spotlight.
# Astronaut
US congressional candidate can say he is an astronaut on ballot paper
A court in California has ruled that former NASA employee Jose Hernandez can keep the moniker on the ballot paper in the June vote.
# Blade Runner
'Complete farce' to let Pistorius compete at Worlds, says scientist
Dr Ross Tucker feels that the double amputee “blade runner” gets a huge advantage from his prosthetic legs.