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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Against the odds

This year
Huge upset as Newcastle dumped out of FA Cup by League One opponents
Irish U21 international Mark McGuinness featured as Sheffield Wednesday earned a memorable win
Last year
'We can cause an upset' - A first Leinster final in 50 years against Dublin giants
Niall Mitchell says The Downs are ready to take on one of the best teams in club football.
Much-improved Man United stun lacklustre Liverpool
The Red Devils produced comfortably their best performance since Erik ten Hag’s arrival.
Mighty Potter springs 20-1 Punchestown surprise
Sir Gerhard disappoints in Champion Novice Hurdle.
Rams, Bengals seal comebacks to set up Super Bowl showdown
Cincinnati will try to win the Super Bowl for the first time since the club began in 1968.
All time
Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster
The Munster head coach has tasted success just once against Leinster, but ha confidence that his side can upset the odds on Saturday at the RDS.
McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'
The Irish manager may believe his side are being written off ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark, but he isn’t lacking in confidence.
'We had atheists praying for him': Valerie Cox opens up about husband's life-threatening illness
The broadcaster’s husband was not expected to recover after picking up encephalitis.
Go on my Son, Liverpool to win and other Premier League bets to consider
Some food for thought.
"I'm going to do much better than people think" - the first-timer running in one of the toughest constituencies
Ian Noel Smyth is a first-time candidate for the Green Party in the political minefield that is Dublin Central. His Dáil run is very much against the odds – not that you’d know from talking to him.
'I am so proud of these guys, the injuries have been horrendous'
Pat Lam heaps praise on players after depleted squad grind out another impressive win.
Horgan: Leinster have to starve Toulon of possession
Former Ireland winger says Leo Cullen’s side must make the most of any opportunities that come their way on Sunday to have any hope of getting a result.
This man has lost nine fingers to frostbite ... and he's trying to climb Mount Everest
Nobukazu Kuriki lost nine fingers to frostbite in 2012 on Everest. He is the only climber trying to summit the world’s highest mountain this year.
Amazing comeback by Tipperary as they recover from being 12 points down to beat Cork
The Premier won a high-scoring thriller at Páirc Uí Rinn today.
Homeless & with a war blitzing their country, Shakhtar still have hope
The Ukrainian side held Bayern Munich to a scoreless draw in their Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie.
Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today
“I had planned everything: the music, the guest list, my bouquet. And here I am, getting married in a school with thousands of refugees”.
Longford cause major shock with football qualifier win over league finalists Derry
Longford’s great run in clashes against Derry continues.
13-man UCC see off NUI Maynooth to reach Sigerson Cup final
The 2011 champions are through to tomorrow’s decider in Belfast.
Six Lotto jackpot winners? There's more chance of Bono becoming Pope...
The odds on the draw having six winners are “billions to one” — but it happened on Saturday night.
Laois club owe millions and battle debt but contest tomorrow's Leinster final
Portlaoise manager Mick Lillis on how life on the field has helped them cope with struggles off the field.
These bizarre food combinations will blow your MIND
Ever thought about putting cream cheese with jam? You’ve been missing out.
Report: First Leinster title for Kilcormac/Killoughey
The Offaly champions recorded a four-point win over Oulart in the provincial SHC final at Nowlan Park today.