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# back-to-back

Last month
December 2022
# back-to-back
Back-to-back bid and injury struggles - Cooney and Sarsfields have eyes on the prize
Maria Cooney discusses Sarsfields’ bid to defend their All-Ireland title, and her own injury struggles ahead of Saturday’s semi-final.
Last year
2022
# back-to-back
Remarkable Kilmacud Crokes finish strong to defend hurling crown and repeat double glory
The Stillorgan club are Dublin’s top-tier senior hurling and football champions for a second year in succession.
Arsenal clinch 3-0 victory to continue winning form in Europa League
Eddie Nketiah, Rob Holding and Fabio Vieira were all on target for the Gunners.
# rory rory rory
'21st PGA Tour victory, one more than someone else' - Majestic McIlroy defends Canadian Open title
The Holywood native shot a final-round 62 and took a swipe at LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman on a thrilling Sunday in Toronto.
# back-to-back
Galway retain Connacht title with victory over Mayo
Tracey Leonard kicked six points in Tuam Stadium.
All time
# back-to-back
Tadej Pogacar wins second successive Tour de France
Jumbo’s Belgian rider Van Aert stormed past Briton Mark Cavendish to take the 21st stage.
# back-to-back
Gary Cahill on target with the winner as Palace bounce back to beat Newcastle
The Eagles had to come from behind to win 2-1 on a wintry Tyneside.
# back-to-back
Not So Sleepy silences critics with second Betfair romp
Morrison’s charismatic performer gets it right again at Ascot.
# back-to-back
Jack Byrne named Player of the Year once again as Rovers scoop top gongs at PFAI awards
Stephen Bradley, Danny Grant, Mark Doyle, Denise O’Sullivan and Matt Doherty were among the other winners.
# young fresh and new
Another title within reach for McNamara's magnificent U20s
Triple Crown last night, Ireland U20s can add the Championship and Grand Slam if they sustain their winning run.
# back-to-back
Koepka relieved to retain PGA title as his Major dominance continues
The American is back to world number one.
# back-to-back
Naas CBS see off Wicklow Schools after extra-time to retain Leinster A schools title
They now face Munster champions PS Chorca Dhuibhne in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday.
# winner
Shane Duffy wins FAI Player of the Year award ahead of Darren Randolph and Declan Rice
Leanne Kiernan won the senior women’s award, while Richard Dunne and Emma Byrne were inducted to the Hall of Fame.
# back-to-back
Corofin land third All-Ireland crown in five years with one-sided win over Dr Crokes
The Galway champions breezed to a 12-point win against 14-man Dr Crokes.
# back-to-back
'We’ve a bit of a relationship with them': O'Mahony prepared to tough it out against familiar foe Castres
Munster’s long love affair with Europe has pitted tham against Castres more than any other side.
# back-to-back
Leinster champions Moorefield retain Kildare football title
First-half goals from Mark McDermott and Eddie Heavey set them on their way.
# On the double
'To beat the standard-bearers, that was really important' - Dublin boss Bohan
The two-in-a-row All-Ireland champions put an end to Cork’s bid for 12 titles in 14 years yesterday.
# Landslide
Breathtaking Donegal score 9-21 to secure back-to-back Ulster titles
It was a one-sided affair at Brewster Park on Sunday as Donegal secured a landslide win against Armagh.
# back-to-back
Sunderland loudly booed as they suffer relegation to League One after late collapse
Sunderland will be playing in English football’s third tier next season.
# back-to-back
1-2 for Con O’Callaghan as Cuala become first Dublin club to retain Leinster hurling crown
Cuala’s season goes on.
# back-to-back
Six-in-a-row Tipp champions Burgess-Duharra impressively defend Munster title
Elsewhere, Wexford’s St Mogue’s Fethard were crowned Leinster junior club hurling champions.
# Women's National League
Success continues for Shelbourne Ladies as penalty drama sees Reds retain League Cup
Spot-kicks saw Mark Leavy’s side secure their fourth piece of silverware in the last two seasons.
# back-to-back
McCall warns Europe: 'There is more to come from hungry Saracens'
The Premiership side join Leicester, Munster and Wasps in winning the European Cup twice.
# success story
25 years at the helm, and Francie Coleman's eyes never leave the prize
Donaghmoyne are contesting their fifth senior All-Ireland title on Sunday.
# back-to-back
Castlebar Mitchels ease to Mayo final victory over Knockmore
The reigning champions retained their title with a 3-13 to 0-10 win at MacHale Park.
# TWO IN A ROW
Four-star Pat's come back from a goal down to retain the EA Sports Cup
The Saints were 4-1 winners over Limerick in this evening’s final at a packed Markets Field.
# Ambition
'It's realistic' - Pat Lam targets back-to-back Pro12 titles for Connacht
The western province’s head coach is already thinking of next season.
# back-to-back
Wexford Youths retain their crown after slugging it out with Shelbourne in title decider
Tallaght Stadium hosted a play-off between the two top clubs in the Women’s National League this afternoon.
# Meath SFC
Penalty save the decisive moment as Navan O'Mahonys reign supreme again
Stephen Bray kicked the insurance score at Páirc Tailteann.
# GAA
Record-equalling Cork make it back-to-back camogie titles
The Leesiders had too much for Galway today.
# back-to-back
Niamh Briggs was in fine form helping Munster to another Interpro title
Briggs landed a try, a conversion and a penalty to steer Munster home.
# History Beckons
Holders Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne and Roscommon CBS will contest next month's Hogan Cup final
The champions will face off against the first-time finalists for All-Ireland senior Colleges A glory at Croke Park
# Champions
Never in doubt! Ireland secure back-to-back 6 Nations titles on stunning day of rugby
Joe Schmidt’s side are the first Ireland team to defend the Six Nations title for 66 years.
# success
Mayo secure back-to-back Connacht minor titles with win over Roscommon
Brian Reape was the hero as the Maritime County prevailed.
# back-to-back
Keaney and McCrabbe too good for Wexford as Dublin reach Leinster SHC final
The pair combined for 14 points as Dublin ran out five point winners.
# winter classics
7 of the best Heineken Cup back-to-back battles of the past 5 years
Rounds three and four of the Heineken Cup are much more than just regular pool games, they are war.