We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# clinical

This month
May 2024
Munster find their ruthless edge in attack at the right time
Graham Rowntree’s side have taken their chances in the last couple of games.
This year
Ireland hammered by clinical Spain
Bournemouth hit five first-half goals to fire past Swansea in FA Cup
The transfer that adds an element of anger to the League of Ireland title race
Last year
Manchester United claim biggest win of season amid Everton rancour
Manchester United claim biggest win of season amid Everton rancour
All time
Portugal cruise past Czechs as Man United defender bags brace
Two goals in three minutes sees Bayern overcome Barcelona, Leverkusen stun Atletico
Odubeko is Ireland's leading man as he shines at start of a blockbuster trilogy
Burke hat-trick takes Rovers back to the top as they go from rabble to ruthless
Doyles on the double to keep Saints' show on the road
Man United hit Roma for 6 to all but secure Europa League final spot
Keenan's try the pick of the bunch but Ireland's turnover attack is still flat
Analysis: Leinster take their chance with superb set-piece score to break Munster
Haaland bags his first hat-trick for Norway
Ruthless Man City spoil Liverpool's title party
Rangers hit seven goals over two legs to ease out of Europa League qualifier
Pogba penalties help underwhelming Man United close the gap on top four
Analysis: Two clever Keith Earls tries seal Munster's place in the semi-finals
'He's still got it, the Moyross Train!' - Earls the difference for Munster
Ireland eager to show efficiency and 'step up a few gears' against Italy
Ireland's David McGoldrick opened the scoring for Sheffield United tonight with this tidy finish
11 patients had their cancer diagnosis delayed and four have since died, Kerry review shows
Sane at the double for four-star City at West Ham
PSG star Cavani's hat-trick adds to Thierry Henry's woes
Van Graan pleased with Munster's response ahead of Leinster clash
This one moment of class from Christian Eriksen highlights the difference between Peru and Denmark
McKernan strike aids assured Down win over Antrim
Guardiola lauds 'essential' Aguero after quick-fire double rescues Man City
Cullen buoyed by 'composure' of young Leinster side to exorcise Glasgow loss
Watch: The goals that sealed a victory for Cork City in the Europa League tonight
Watch: McGregor's devastating four-punch combo which ended Alvarez's lightweight reign
What goal drought? Lukaku's quick-fire hat-trick sees Everton cruise to win
Dundalk go three points clear at top of the table with demolition job on St Pat's
A clinical Shane Long finish put Southampton ahead against Chelsea today
Incredible goal rush sees Real Madrid win at a canter
The handling skills for the Springboks' second try were worthy of a much bigger game
All Blacks pass brutal Springboks test to secure World Cup final spot
Analysis: All Blacks and Springboks fire World Cup warning shots
United dominant but Chelsea clinical as Hazard added another fine goal to his collection