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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# classic

This year
Paddington wins 2,000 Guineas
More success for Aidan O’Brien in Curragh Classic.
Relentless Pogacar surges to Fleche Wallonne triumph
Irishman Ben Healy finishes 22 seconds behind the winner.
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.
'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
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.
Shefflin gets one over on Cody as Galway beat Kilkenny with last puck
Conor Cooney nailed the winning score with a 75th minute free.
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
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.
Furious argument mars all-Italian classic at Australian Open
Fabio Fognini and Salvatore Caruso had to be separated by an official.
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.
'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.
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.
When brilliant assists from Mafi and ROG helped Munster to beat Leinster
The 2011 Magners League final in Thomond Park was a thrilling affair.
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.
The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009
The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.
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.
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.
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.
Kilkenny suffer first home championship defeat in 70 years after thrilling clash with Galway
A narrow Galway victory at Nowlan Park this afternoon.
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.
Toulouse's exciting young guns show the way as Leinster come up short
‘It was beautiful, sometimes we’re beautiful!’
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.
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.
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.
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.
It'll be mostly dry and cloudy this week - with some pockets of rain
Here’s the weather forecast for the next three days.
Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez
Judge Dave Moretti scored the tense battle 114-114.
Keith Higgins red card proves costly as Galway edge Mayo in enthralling affair
Mayo battled hard despite their numerical disadvantage.
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.
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.
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.
How Well Do You Remember The Hang Time Theme Song?
I’ll alllways remember!
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”.
West Ham keeper scores classic Fifa goal in real life
Plenty of fun was had during Mark Noble’s testimonial this afternoon.
An Irish fan has won best Fr Ted-themed UFC 194 poster
Conor McGregor as Ted Crilly. Jose Aldo as Len Brennan. Perfection.
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.
'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.
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: 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.
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.