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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Championship

All time
# Football League
Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe
It was a relatively quiet evening for Irish players in the Football League but Bournemouth are sitting pretty in the Championship.
# Wrap
Christie nabs assist in defeat to leaders Norwich while O'Dowda plays role in Bristol win
There were six Championship games down for decision this evening.
# response
QPR players take a knee while celebrating goal against Millwall
Millwall fans booed the gesture ahead of last Saturday’s game with Derby.
# The joy of six
Ireland striker's sixth goal of the season helps inflict shock defeat on Championship leaders
James Collins scored in Luton Town’s win over Norwich City.
# Championship
Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second
The top two pulled further clear in the promotion chase following their respective relegations from the Premier League last season.
Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker
Couple of huge hurling championship games today in Semple Stadium and Croke Park.
# Winter wonderland
'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'
The All-Ireland ladies football senior championship is off the mark – and it’s shaping up to be one to remember.
# Looking Up
Irish internationals at the wheel as Millwall move up to fourth in the Championship
Alex Pearce and Shaun Williams have formed part of an interim managerial trio in the absence of Gary Rowett.
Browne and McClean both hit the net in Championship wins as Idah sees red late on
Browne scored twice as Preston defeated Huddersfield.
# Camogie
Ruthless Kilkenny fire home 6-23 to bring high-flying Westmeath back down to earth
Denise Gaule and Miriam Walsh impressed for the Cats as Brian Dowling’s side maintained their good start to the All-Ireland camogie championship.
# Championship
Idah creates late winner for Norwich while Hughton's Forest rescue point
Reading, meanwhile, went top of the league with victory over Wycombe.
# On the box
No shortage of live championship action as RTÉ unveil upcoming GAA coverage
League clashes, provincial showdowns and All-Ireland finals will all be shown live by the national broadcaster.
# No Go
World Cup holders South Africa pull out of Rugby Championship
They could face the Lions next July having not played since the 2019 Rugby World Cup final.
# Rivalry
Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw
‘All year we’ve been told that we can’t compete…’
McClean returns to starting line-up in Stoke win
Elsewhere in the football league, there were bittersweet days for Kieran Sadlier and Ryan Cassidy.
# arter effect
Irish international Arter joins Championship club in permanent deal
The midfielder has left Bournemouth for Nottingham Forest.
# Potential
6 young Irish players to watch in England this season
We take a look at six young Irish players who might make the breakthrough at club level this season.
# birthday present
Irish U21 international earns contract extension at QPR
Conor Masterson has extended his stay at Loftus Road.
# dreams
The Irish Liverpool fan who grew up to captain them
Ireland international Niamh Fahey on being appointed the Reds’ new skipper.
# statement
GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards
Counties were also asked to double down in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
# promotion
Irish international Williams takes player/coach role at Millwall
Shaun Williams will be part of Gary Rowett’s coaching staff from next season.
# kingdom clashes
Live TV coverage of two games as Kerry county senior championship opening round fixtures announced
The first of the knockout battles takes place on Friday, 21 August.
# bounced back
Fulham back in the Premier League after play-off win over Brentford
Scott Parker’s Cottagers were 2-1 winners after extra time at Wembley.
# leaving latics
Former Sligo boss Cook resigns from struggling Wigan
The 53-year-old was unable to keep the Latics clear of the relegation zone after their 12-point penalty.
# Advantage
Christie features as Fulham take charge of Championship play-off semi-final
Scott Parker’s side defeated Cardiff 2-0 in the first leg tonight.
# Heartbreak
Cook feeling 'physically sick' as final-day draw leaves Wigan facing relegation
Facing a 12-point deduction for entering administration, a win against Fulham last night would have made Wigan safe.
# Relegation
Luton and Barnsley survive in the Championship as Charlton, Wigan and Hull face the drop
Ireland striker James Collins was amongst the goalscorers for Luton.
# All Square
Man Utd edge closer to Champions League after West Ham draw
Paul Pogba conceded a first-half penalty but Mason Greenwood struck after the interval to lift United into third place.
# Leeding The Way
Champions Leeds continue celebrations with convincing victory at Derby
Marcelo Bielsa’s side were confirmed as Championship title winners on Saturday.
# Terriers
Huddersfield Town sack Danny Cowley after 10 months in charge
His assistant, brother Nicky, is also leaving the Terriers, despite their shock win over West Brom on Friday.
# Championship
Irish U21 international's first career goal helps end Millwall's promotion hopes
Elsewhere, Fulham saw off Sheffield Wednesday to set up a thrilling finale in the race for the Premier League.
# Can't be caught
Leeds United going up as champions after Brentford stumble in promotion race
It’s an added bonus for the Elland Road outfit, whose return to the Premier League was confirmed last night.
# Going Up
O'Shea goal not enough for West Brom as defeat sends Leeds to Premier League
The Dubliner grabbed a vital equaliser for the Baggies, but they were unable to capitalise.
# Let Christie take it
Ireland international Cyrus Christie wins Championship Goal of the Month award
The 27-year-old right-back scored with a long-range effort during Fulham’s win against QPR in June.
# In Demand
Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook
The Championship clubs want to tempt the ex-Sligo Rovers boss to take over.
# Chasing The Top
Brentford continue to put pressure on Championship top two in Premier League promotion race
Leeds and West Brom are looking over their shoulder.
# Goal Crazy
Irish U21 star Knight scores but Derby lose, Wigan hit 7 goals in first half to crush Hull
West Brom now know that wins in their remaining two games will clinch promotion to the Premier League.
# Championship
Late Hernandez strike keeps Leeds on course for title
The 89th minute goal broke the deadlock and puts a huge dent in Swansea’s hopes of earning promotion via the playoffs.
# Wrap
West Brom slip up in Championship promotion race
Elsewhere, Preston missed the chance to return to the play-off spots.
# Report
Arter and Christie feature as Fulham guarantee themselves a play-off place
The Ireland international duo both started in their side’s 2-0 win over Cardiff City this evening.