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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# back to basics

This year
David Clifford kicks 0-7 for victorious Fossa as Dublin and Kerry stars return to club action
Raheny recovered from a five-point half-time deficit to see off Cuala in their opener in the Dublin Senior 1 Championship.
All time
Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League
It has been a tumultuous 72 hours for Tottenham following the departure of Jose Mourinho and European Super League shame.
'He's not the same, he's making lots of mistakes' - United keeper de Gea must go back to basics, says Neville
‘Mistakes like that can happen on the first game back but it’s happening far too much over the past couple of years.’
'The joy went out of it for a while': Leinster prop Dooley rediscovers his happy place
‘I went back to what I love doing; carrying the ball, running around and just playing rugby.’
Lotto winner Kevin O'Connor going back to basics with his first love in football
The 24-year-old has six months left on his Preston North End contract and is aiming to revitalise his career with Waterford.
‘Last year he was the man’: Friend backs Carty to trust his basics and return to peak
The out-half is under increasing pressure from Conor Fitzgerald.
Raid the fridge: 7 magnificently tasty midweek dinners made using basic ingredients
Have a box of eggs or a tin of tomatoes to hand? The rest is simple, says Niamh Shields.
'I did one gig and 12 people turned up': Irish musicians make documentary about reality of touring
The documentary looks at what happened when three independent musicians teamed up to tour Ireland.
5 very simple gym movements that people keep getting wrong
Technique, consistency, then intensity are the three steps for success, writes David Last in this week’s column.
Staying on track: Common mistakes to watch out for when using a gym programme
It’s important to train at a level that matches your goal and your ability, writes David Last.
Searching for form and fitness - Jordi Murphy working his way back to the top
It hasn’t been an easy couple of months for the Leinster flanker but he’s starting to move in the right direction again.
More Warrenball! Gatland wants Wales to be more direct after 'expansive' approach fell short
Batten down those hatches, Scotland.
11 things that will cheer you up this Moody Monday*
Aka the most depressing day of the holidays*.
Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8
The latest update to Microsoft’s desktop OS, which will bring back it back to its roots, is expected to be unveiled on 30 September.
Looking for a simpler smartphone? This could be what you're looking for
Dublin-based startup Zilta is developing a smartphone designed for the over-55s, which uses a simplified interface for those using a smartphone for the first time.’s basic guide to American football and the NFL
Will Super Bowl XLVIII be your first American football experience? Worry not, we’re here to help.
Czech player scores beautiful diving bum volley
Somebody send a copy of this video to Anderson, care of Old Trafford.
Tom Croft to edge Sean O'Brien out of Lions back row - Scott Quinnell
The former Wales and Lions international believes Warren Gatland will rely heavily on his touring Welshmen.
The home of the future? One man’s vision
A stonemason and thatcher in Co Mayo has revealed his vision for building a home that independent of fossil fuels and free from pollution.