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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Aiming high

This year
'We know how tough it is to win the World Cup, we just have to embrace it' - Keenan
The Ireland fullback is looking forward to his first experience of playing in a World Cup.
'We don’t look back, we look forward' - Ireland out to build on Grand Slam at U20s World Cup
The first U20 World Championships to be held since 2019 kicks-off in South Africa today.
'We don’t think we’ve put in a complete 80 yet' - More to come from Ireland, says Lowe
The winger also discusses the doubts surrounding his acrobatic try against France.
Last year
Harry Maguire mockery is 'undeserved'
Kalvin Phillips has backed his England teammate after a difficult few months.
Shane Lowry hoping to build on fine Masters form and challenge for US PGA title
The 35-year-old is looking to add to his trophy collection having now finished in the top five of all four major championships.
‘We know where we want to go and we know what we have to do to achieve that’
Monaghan manager Kieran Kearns on rebuilding a sleeping giant.
'I want to be one of the top performers at Leinster' - Jimmy O'Brien
The fullback is hungry for more having spent last week training with Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.
Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool squad is good enough to win treble this season
After winning the Premier League in 2020, Jurgen Klopp’s side finished last season trophyless.
Irish rivals in League One promotion race bonded by a common goal
They may be at different stages of their careers, but these players in the third tier of English football are all looking to climb the ladder, writes David Sneyd.
Antonio Conte urges Spurs to match his ambition if he is to stay long-term
The Italian, who took over from Nuno Espirito Santo in November, only signed an 18-month contact with the club.
All time
Considine: World Cup qualification crucial to help grow women's rugby
The Munster fullback is part of Adam Griggs’ Irish squad at the Rugby Europe qualifying tournament which gets underway in Parma this coming Monday.
Ireland U21 captain Coventry hopes Championship move can boost first-team dream
The 21-year-old recently joined Peterborough United on a season-long loan from West Ham.
'I don’t feel hard done by, I feel disappointed that I haven’t kicked on more'
Connacht out-half Jack Carty turned down offers from overseas in order to try play his way back into Andy Farrell’s plans.
Shane Lowry: ‘I’m very driven – more so than I have ever been before’
The 2019 Open champion has rediscovered his form in the last eight weeks in the US.
Ireland show their hand and declare interest in hosting World Cup games
Cricket Ireland have submitted a bid to the ICC to co-host a global event in cricket’s 2023-31 calendar – meaning some World Cup games could be coming to these shores.
Anthony Nash: 'Munster will mean nothing above in Croke Park in four weeks time'
The Cork goalkeeper is keen to make a mark on the All-Ireland semi-final stage.
'We'll be playing for the championship' - Klopp out to end Liverpool's long wait for title glory
The Reds boss has been speaking about their Premier League ambitions this season.
'We want to be number one in the world' - England focusing on the bigger picture
Dylan Hartley believes England can become the best team on the planet after their series win in Australia.
The 5 football counties who can make a major 2016 championship breakthrough
This lot will set out attainable goals for themselves – and are confident of achieving them.
The Bundesliga's joint-top scorer says he can be as good as Ronaldo and Messi
Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is flying this season with 20 goals in 17 appearances.
The physicist hoping to defy gravity and claim another national title
Ian Rogers talks to us about falling in love with the pole vault at the age of three.
McGregor's team-mate Holohan confident he can be Ireland's next UFC champion
“I’ve been working my ass off to bring a UFC belt back to Tallaght.”
Microsoft has some massive plans to make Windows relevant again
And it aims to have Windows 10 running on one billion devices in the next two to three years after its release.
"10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language"
According to a report by a culture and Gaeltacht committee anyway…
Confident lock Toner approaching Munster clash with focus on accuracy
Leinster’s second row says he knows Paul O’Connell’s game a little better following the Six Nations.
McFadden reflects on Ireland’s crash landing under Kidney
The Leinster man is set to start on the wing against Samoa this weekend.
Galvin and Fitzmaurice eye club glory
The new Kerry manager and one of their leading attackers are aiming to achieve success at a local level with Finuge.
Enrique: Liverpool aiming to emulate Barcelona
26-year-old Spanish defender sees no reason why Liverpool can’t match the Catalan outfit.