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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# classic

This year
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TU Dublin defeat UL on penalties in seesaw thriller, while other four Sigerson games postponed
Only one third-level football match went ahead tonight — and it went all the way to 80 minutes and beyond.
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'In the corner of my eye, I caught that ROG was back... he popped it over'
Munster’s win over Northampton in 2011 will live long in the memory.
Last year
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Lewandowski saves Barca from elimination in thrilling Inter draw
The Polish forward equalised twice after the 81st minute for Barcelona to keep their Champions League hopes alive.
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Shefflin gets one over on Cody as Galway beat Kilkenny with last puck
Conor Cooney nailed the winning score with a 75th minute free.
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Michael Smith beats defending champion Gerwyn Price to book semi-final spot
Smith won 5-4 against Price to set up a semi-final date with James Wade.
All time
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When brilliant tries from D'Arcy and Horgan helped Leinster to beat Munster
20 years ago, Nathan Spooner played a key role as Leinster claimed the inaugural Celtic League.
# Row
Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open
Fabio Fognini and Salvatore Caruso had to be separated by an official.
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Griezmann inspires Barcelona to thrilling Cup comeback against Granada
The Catalans came from two goals down to win a riveting tie 5-3 after extra time.
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'You could tell by Gattuso's demeanour he thought it was over' - Liverpool's 'miracle' of Istanbul
Today is the 15th anniversary of the famous game.
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When two brilliant offloads helped Connacht to end a 17-year drought in Dublin
Leinster were unbeaten at Donnybrook in three years when Steph Nel’s men arrived in 2002.
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When brilliant assists from Mafi and ROG helped Munster to beat Leinster
The 2011 Magners League final in Thomond Park was a thrilling affair.
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When Leinster went to Toulouse and toppled the reigning European champions
Michael Cheika’s men delivered a stunning performance in their 2006 Heineken Cup quarter-final.
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The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009
The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.
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Ireland's Caplice and Murphy score as BaaBaas roll out 'The Wall' against Wales
Paula Fitzpatrick and Sene Naoupu also featured for the invitational side.
# Thriller
All Blacks clash with England shaping up to be a World Cup classic
Today’s semi-final in Yokohama will see Eddie Jones’ team desperate to bring the Kiwis down.
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Basquel brothers bag 3-9 as Ballyboden consign Na Fianna to heartbreaking extra-time defeat
Anthony Rainbow’s side booked their place in the last four after a thrilling encounter.
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Kilkenny suffer first home championship defeat in 70 years after thrilling clash with Galway
A narrow Galway victory at Nowlan Park this afternoon.
# classic in the capital
Ballyboden break Coolderry hearts and book Leinster final after 100-minute epic with 10 goals, 53 points and four reds
Brian Carroll scored 2-16 and was sent-off in extra extra-time for the Offaly side.
# Espoirs
Toulouse's exciting young guns show the way as Leinster come up short
‘It was beautiful, sometimes we’re beautiful!’
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Leinster brought back down to earth with narrow defeat to thrilling Toulouse
Leo Cullen’s side led only once at Stade Ernest Wallon and came up short on a 28-27 scoreline.
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Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final
Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.
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Cuala land four late scores to retain All-Ireland club title in thrilling fashion against Na Piarsaigh
Second-half goals from Nicky Kenny and Mark Schutte helped the Dublin side to victory in the replay.
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Astros edge into World Series lead after epic Game 5
Alex Bregman was the hero as the Houston Astros edged ahead 3-2 in the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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It'll be mostly dry and cloudy this week - with some pockets of rain
Here’s the weather forecast for the next three days.
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Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez
Judge Dave Moretti scored the tense battle 114-114.
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Keith Higgins red card proves costly as Galway edge Mayo in enthralling affair
Mayo battled hard despite their numerical disadvantage.
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Laois retain Division 1B status and send Kerry packing to the third tier in epic clash
Antrim and Meath also sealed league hurling honours today.
# error
This classic comedy own goal helped Bournemouth earn an easy win last night
The 26-year-old Cameroon international had a moment to forget in front of the Premier League outfit.
# classic hit
O'Brien lands Irish Oaks with 14/1 shot Seventh Heaven
Even Song never got going and Seamie Heffernan made the most of his opportunity.
# Quiz
How Well Do You Remember The Hang Time Theme Song?
I’ll alllways remember!
# classic
A seminal Irish sports book turns 40 this week
Renowned journalist Brian Glanville has described it as “the best and most authentic memoir by a professional footballer”.
# Take a Bow
West Ham keeper scores classic Fifa goal in real life
Plenty of fun was had during Mark Noble’s testimonial this afternoon.
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An Irish fan has won best Fr Ted-themed UFC 194 poster
Conor McGregor as Ted Crilly. Jose Aldo as Len Brennan. Perfection.
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Analysis: Beautiful lines and Richie McCaw's contentious winning try
We’ve taken an in-depth look at the three second-half tries in South Africa’s defeat to the All Blacks.
# old school
'The Wall' was delightfully brought back to life by the NZ Barbarians
An absolutely classic move made a reappearance at Eden Park over the weekend.
# All Time Classic
Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond
The All Blacks wing scored a try in the closing minutes to deny Munster another famous win.
# Analysis
Analysis: How good was Ireland coach Joe Schmidt in his playing days?
We break down the Manawatu left wing’s contributions to a near miss against France in 1989.
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SBW at the Sportsground and Connacht's other European knock-outs
We take a trip down memory lane to recall the westerners’ past efforts in the Challenge Cup.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# classic
Was Sunday the greatest All-Ireland hurling final of all time?
Or were you more a fan of the deciders from 1990, 2009 and 2013?