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#Champions

# champions - Friday 15 March, 2019

'There was never a second in that game they didn’t believe they were going to win'
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# Champions

'There was never a second in that game they didn’t believe they were going to win'

Mar 15th 2019, 10:59 PM 10,281 Views 8 Comments

Noel McNamara heaped praise on the character shown by his players as they came from behind to complete a Grand Slam triumph.

Clinical Dundalk inflict first home defeat of campaign on Derry City
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# Champions

Clinical Dundalk inflict first home defeat of campaign on Derry City

Mar 15th 2019, 10:14 PM 3,215 Views 0 Comments

The Candy Stripes have won just once in their last 23 games against Dundalk.

Reilly's sniping score hands McNamara's Ireland memorable Grand Slam win
# Clean Sweep
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# Clean Sweep

Reilly's sniping score hands McNamara's Ireland memorable Grand Slam win

Mar 15th 2019, 9:11 PM 33,490 Views 46 Comments

The replacement scrum-half, promoted to the bench just before kick-off, produced a moment of magic for Ireland in north Wales.

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As it happened: Wales U20 v Ireland U20, Grand Slam decider

# champions - Friday 8 March, 2019

Ireland crowned U20 Six Nations champions after thrilling shoot-out win over France
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# Champions

Ireland crowned U20 Six Nations champions after thrilling shoot-out win over France

Mar 8th 2019, 9:27 PM 51,864 Views 106 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men have the title in the bag and can complete the Grand Slam in Wales next week.

# champions - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Proud Kerry club hold homecoming for Fitzgibbon Cup-winning star and UCC team-mates
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# Champions

Proud Kerry club hold homecoming for Fitzgibbon Cup-winning star and UCC team-mates

Feb 26th 2019, 9:42 AM 13,130 Views 3 Comments

Second-year student Shane Conway picked up his first Fitzgibbon Cup medal last weekend.

# champions - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Hanniffy brace guides UL to four-in-a-row Ashbourne Cup success over UCC
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# Champions

Hanniffy brace guides UL to four-in-a-row Ashbourne Cup success over UCC

Feb 10th 2019, 8:01 PM 5,492 Views 0 Comments

Goals were the difference on the day as UL secured a fifth title in six seasons.

# champions - Sunday 9 December, 2018

River Plate come from behind to beat Boca in thrilling Copa Libertadores showdown
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# Champions

River Plate come from behind to beat Boca in thrilling Copa Libertadores showdown

Updated Dec 9th 2018, 10:12 PM 16,074 Views 14 Comments

Juan Fernando Quintero’s stunning extra-time strike set his side on course for victory in Madrid.

# champions - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Ireland international scores astonishing 5-4 as Clontarf secure All-Ireland Intermediate title
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# Champions

Ireland international scores astonishing 5-4 as Clontarf secure All-Ireland Intermediate title

Dec 8th 2018, 10:12 PM 9,156 Views 0 Comments

Siobhan Killeen’s display propeled Clontarf towards an historic Club Championship title at Parnell Park.

# champions - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Celtic claim seventh trophy under Brendan Rodgers as Christie strike secures League Cup
# Treble Treble Treble
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# Treble Treble Treble

Celtic claim seventh trophy under Brendan Rodgers as Christie strike secures League Cup

Dec 2nd 2018, 6:04 PM 6,588 Views 11 Comments

A third consecutive treble is still on the cards as Celtic saw off Aberdeen at Hampden Park on Sunday.

Young star Mullen bags two goals as Ballyhale coast past Ballyboden to Leinster hurling crown
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# Champions

Young star Mullen bags two goals as Ballyhale coast past Ballyboden to Leinster hurling crown

Dec 2nd 2018, 3:39 PM 11,920 Views 2 Comments

Henry Sheffln’s side ran out 16-point winners over Ballyboden St Enda’s.

# champions - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

All-Ireland winning boss commits to Dublin for new two-year term
# Mick Bohan
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# Mick Bohan

All-Ireland winning boss commits to Dublin for new two-year term

Nov 21st 2018, 12:24 PM 4,580 Views 0 Comments

Mick Bohan was appointed to the role in December 2016.

# champions - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Cooney goal decisive as St Thomas' reclaim their Galway hurling crown
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# Champions

Cooney goal decisive as St Thomas' reclaim their Galway hurling crown

Nov 18th 2018, 3:38 PM 9,486 Views 3 Comments

Darragh Burke bagged 1-7 for the victors.

# champions - Monday 29 October, 2018

'He made us champions': Leicester pays tribute to Thai owner
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

'He made us champions': Leicester pays tribute to Thai owner

Oct 29th 2018, 12:10 AM 28,019 Views 8 Comments

Four other people on the helicopter, including two members of Vichai’s staff, were also killed in the crash.

# champions - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Family affair as former Limerick boss TJ Ryan leads Garryspillane to Limerick intermediate glory
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# Champions

Family affair as former Limerick boss TJ Ryan leads Garryspillane to Limerick intermediate glory

Oct 20th 2018, 7:50 PM 10,608 Views 2 Comments

His brothers David and Donie, and son Colin played key roles in the victory.

# champions - Friday 19 October, 2018

Dundalk secure record league points tally as Hoban scores 29th goal of the season
# Champions
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# Champions

Dundalk secure record league points tally as Hoban scores 29th goal of the season

Oct 19th 2018, 9:49 PM 4,624 Views 4 Comments

The Lilywhites were too good for manager-less Sligo at Oriel Park tonight.

# champions - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Two more years! Dundalk's Michael Duffy agrees new deal with SSE Airtricity League champions
# New Deal
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# New Deal

Two more years! Dundalk's Michael Duffy agrees new deal with SSE Airtricity League champions

Oct 6th 2018, 1:08 PM 3,656 Views 1 Comment

The Derry native has been a standout performer for the Lilywhites this season.

# champions - Sunday 23 September, 2018

'Best day of my life' - US-based Ireland international O'Sullivan wins National Women's Soccer League title
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'Best day of my life' - US-based Ireland international O'Sullivan wins National Women's Soccer League title

Sep 23rd 2018, 5:17 PM 20,522 Views 4 Comments

Denise O’Sullivan was an integral member of the NC Courage side which were crowned National Women’s Soccer League champions.

# champions - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Nail-biting finish sees Leinster claim inter-pro title after draw with Munster
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# Champions

Nail-biting finish sees Leinster claim inter-pro title after draw with Munster

Sep 15th 2018, 10:26 PM 10,450 Views 2 Comments

Both sides finished the campaign with two wins and a draw but, with the roles reversed from last year, Leinster secured the silverware.

# champions - Friday 14 September, 2018

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser
# Winning
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# Winning

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser

Sep 14th 2018, 10:20 PM 4,673 Views 2 Comments

The Students lifted the silverware after a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps.

# champions - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland
# History Makers
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# History Makers

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland

Sep 9th 2018, 10:28 PM 13,709 Views 10 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side set a new series points tally, securing 23 wins from 24 matches across the four legs.

# champions - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Leinster Schools clinch inter-pro title with victory over Ulster in UL
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# Champions

Leinster Schools clinch inter-pro title with victory over Ulster in UL

Aug 26th 2018, 7:40 PM 9,024 Views 4 Comments

IQ Rugby secured a win in their final fixture against Munster in UL.

# champions - Monday 20 August, 2018

Newly crowned All-Ireland champions Limerick receive heroes' welcome home
# Success
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# Success

Newly crowned All-Ireland champions Limerick receive heroes' welcome home

Aug 20th 2018, 7:43 PM 31,330 Views 25 Comments

Thousands of fans have turned up today at the Gaelic Grounds and elsewhere to greet the team.

# champions - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'We felt that we were second-class citizens when it came to hurling. We were always the bridesmaids'
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# Champions

'We felt that we were second-class citizens when it came to hurling. We were always the bridesmaids'

Aug 19th 2018, 7:47 PM 6,255 Views 2 Comments

Limerick manager John Kiely praises his team’s work-rate and courage under fire.

Perfect start to the day for Galway as minors collect third All-Ireland hurling crown in four years
# Champions
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# Champions

Perfect start to the day for Galway as minors collect third All-Ireland hurling crown in four years

Aug 19th 2018, 2:32 PM 7,677 Views 5 Comments

The Tribesmen had seven points to spare over Kilkenny in Croke Park.

# champions - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Sterling Silva as Man City spoil the start of Arsenal's Emery era
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# Champions

Sterling Silva as Man City spoil the start of Arsenal's Emery era

Aug 12th 2018, 6:20 PM 7,162 Views 11 Comments

Pep Guardiola’s side were 2-0 winners at the Emirates.

# champions - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Aguero shines with a double as Man City complete Community Shield triumph
# Wembley
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# Wembley

Aguero shines with a double as Man City complete Community Shield triumph

Aug 5th 2018, 5:21 PM 11,784 Views 5 Comments

Maurizio Sarri’s first competitive match in charge of Chelsea ended in defeat as Sergio Aguero reached 201 Manchester City goals.

# champions - Friday 20 July, 2018

'Too many times West of Ireland teams shy away from being favourites' - Galway boss Glennon
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'Too many times West of Ireland teams shy away from being favourites' - Galway boss Glennon

Jul 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 4,806 Views 1 Comment

Galway take on Waterford in the TG4 All-Ireland senior championship tomorrow in St Brendan’s Park.

# champions - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Pogba and Mbappe fire France to World Cup glory
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# Champions

Pogba and Mbappe fire France to World Cup glory

Jul 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 28,543 Views 83 Comments

Didier Deschamps’ men overcame Croatia 4-2.

# champions - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Breathtaking Donegal score 9-21 to secure back-to-back Ulster titles
# Landslide
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# Landslide

Breathtaking Donegal score 9-21 to secure back-to-back Ulster titles

Jun 17th 2018, 6:48 PM 11,399 Views 2 Comments

It was a one-sided affair at Brewster Park on Sunday as Donegal secured a landslide win against Armagh.

Mayo crowned EirGrid Connacht U20 champions as Rossies suffer 16 point defeat
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# Champions

Mayo crowned EirGrid Connacht U20 champions as Rossies suffer 16 point defeat

Jun 17th 2018, 2:57 PM 9,775 Views 1 Comment

Mayo claimed their first ever Connacht U20 championship at Dr Hyde Park on Sunday with a landslide win.

# champions - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Sexton sensational as Leinster smash Scarlets to secure historic double
# Glory Days
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# Glory Days

Sexton sensational as Leinster smash Scarlets to secure historic double

May 26th 2018, 7:55 PM 52,290 Views 68 Comments

Jordan Larmour’s sublime solo try was among the highlights of a stunning Leinster performance in Dublin.

# champions - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Chelsea claim FA Cup at Wembley thanks to decisive Hazard penalty
# Magic Of The Cup
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# Magic Of The Cup

Chelsea claim FA Cup at Wembley thanks to decisive Hazard penalty

May 19th 2018, 7:08 PM 25,267 Views 90 Comments

Eden Hazard’s penalty in the first half handed Chelsea the FA Cup for an eighth time.

# champions - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Stalemate sees Juventus become first team in Serie A history to win four doubles in a row
# Scudetto
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# Scudetto

Stalemate sees Juventus become first team in Serie A history to win four doubles in a row

May 13th 2018, 10:01 PM 6,979 Views 6 Comments

The Old Lady saw off a season-long battle with Napoli at the top of the table to claim another Scudetto title.

'It's not about the fifth star but chasing up to number ten': Leinster celebrate in style
# Fun In The Sun
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# Fun In The Sun

'It's not about the fifth star but chasing up to number ten': Leinster celebrate in style

May 13th 2018, 7:27 PM 13,113 Views 14 Comments

Leo Cullen’s squad joined hundreds of supporters to continue the celebrations after their record-equalling fourth European title.

# champions - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Stunning comeback sees Maynooth University Town crowned Intermediate champions
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Stunning comeback sees Maynooth University Town crowned Intermediate champions

May 12th 2018, 8:01 PM 10,734 Views 2 Comments

Maynooth produced a seismic comeback late on to secure a memorable extra time win at the Aviva Stadium.

'I can't believe we're champions again': Nacewa and Sexton speechless as Leinster reign in Spain
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# Champions

'I can't believe we're champions again': Nacewa and Sexton speechless as Leinster reign in Spain

May 12th 2018, 7:11 PM 12,810 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side battled hard to defeat Racing 92 15-12 in Bilbao this evening.

# champions - Monday 7 May, 2018

Wicklow crowned Division 4 champions thanks to brilliant Kealy hat-trick
# Garden County
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# Garden County

Wicklow crowned Division 4 champions thanks to brilliant Kealy hat-trick

May 7th 2018, 4:36 PM 3,434 Views 0 Comments

The Garden County powered to a comfortable victory over Louth at St Brendan’s Park on Monday, securing Division 3 football for 2019.

# champions - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Declan Rice involved in unfortunate own goal as Man City stroll to victory over West Ham
# Setting Records
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# Setting Records

Declan Rice involved in unfortunate own goal as Man City stroll to victory over West Ham

Apr 29th 2018, 4:36 PM 7,815 Views 9 Comments

The title winners had a comfortable 4-1 victory over the Hammers in London.

# champions - Sunday 22 April, 2018

O'Mahony: 'I'm tired of learning lessons... I'm tired of losing semi-finals'
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

O'Mahony: 'I'm tired of learning lessons... I'm tired of losing semi-finals'

Apr 22nd 2018, 6:57 PM 52,733 Views 104 Comments

The Munster captain was gutted after Munster’s latest fall in the last four of Europe.