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# Decider

Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# spicy
Tunnel kerfuffle highlights intensity of Leinster and La Rochelle's rivalry
An incident at half time of the Champions Cup final involved coaches and players.
Last year
2022
# Decider
'It would be great to see club rugby at the heart of what will happen'
Railway Union and Blackrock will meet in the Women’s AIL final on Friday.
# Best of the best
England and New Zealand set up Women's Rugby World Cup final showdown
They overcame Canada and France in their respective thrilling semi-final wins.
AS IT HAPPENED
Cork v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final
The Cats reigned supreme at Croke Park once more.
AS IT HAPPENED
Meath v Kerry, All-Ireland senior ladies football final
The Royals defended their crown against Kerry in Croke Park.
# Heroes
Ireland stun the All Blacks to become just the fifth touring side to win series in New Zealand
All Blacks suffer back-to-back home defeats for first time since 1998 in the deciding Test of their three-match series in Wellington.
# Decider
Butler's heroics power Heat over Celtics to force NBA game 7
Butler scored a career playoff high 47 points to force a winner-takes-all showdown.
# Decider
Leinster will face Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle in the Champions Cup final
La Rochelle beat Racing 20-13 in a nervy semi-final in Lens.
# Jouez
France are favourites but Ireland bring momentum even without their key man
Andy Farrell’s side have a huge challenge ahead of them at Stade de France.
All time
# Decider
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen vie for upper hand in Abu Dhabi
The Briton was fastest in second practice.
# Decider
Hamilton ‘would like to believe’ Verstappen will keep it clean in finale
The title rivals go head to head in a winner-takes-all battle in Abu Dhabi this weekend.
AS IT HAPPENED
Cork v Galway, All-Ireland senior camogie final
Galway ran out victors in Croke Park.
# Decider
Kilkenny and Antrim advance to All-Ireland intermediate camogie final
Respective victories over Meath and Galway set up a Croke Park showdown on 12 September.
# Decider
Gatland's Lions have shot at emulating 1997 crew in final Boks Test
The South Africans finished the second Test with huge momentum.
# William Hill
Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test
With the sides tied at one win apiece, the series will be decided in Cape Town on Saturday.
# awj
'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.
# anchor
Furlong's 'unbelievable' work has had a big influence on Lions pack
The Wexford man teams up with Ken Owens and Wyn Jones in the front row this weekend.
# Decider
Derry and Offaly to contest Division 3 final in Croke Park
The two teams will go head-to-head at GAA HQ on Saturday.
Crusaders miss out as Blues and Highlanders advance to Super Rugby final
Scott Robertson’s side have been the dominant force in recent years but won’t be part of next weekend’s decider.
# Qualifier
Munster could miss out with Benetton's crucial Rainbow Cup clash in doubt
Johann van Graan’s men have hopes of securing a place in the decider in Italy.
AS IT HAPPENED
Manchester United vs Villarreal, Europa League final
Follow live coverage from Gdansk, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seeks his first trophy as Man United manager.
# Decider
Shades of Munster's journey about La Rochelle's quest for first European title
Ronan O’Gara and co. will have to see off Toulouse to claim their first European title at Twickenham.
# les maritimes
'I'm in it to win. I'm not in it to partake' - ROG and La Rochelle target European crown
The Cork man’s coaching philosophy continues to impress.
# Decider
Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht
The southern province will have a chance to end their 10-year trophy drought later this month.
# Decider
Cork and Peamount advance to FAI Cup final
Saoirse Noonan followed up yesterday’s heroics for Cork’s Gaelic footballers with both goals in victory over Treaty United.
# Decider
The master vs the rookie: Cody and O'Neill set for intriguing Leinster final showdown
Kilkenny and Galway will meet in this year’s Leinster SHC final.
# Champions
Brad Thorn's Reds come up short as Brumbies claim Super Rugby AU title
Promising out-half Noah Lolesio scored 13 points for Dan McKellar’s side.
# Decider
Green light for the Pro14 final as Leinster and Ulster tests show all-clear
There were zero positive results in the latest round of PCR testing.
# Leader
Returning Ryan adds quality as Leinster weigh up changes for Pro14 final
The 24-year-old second row has fully recovered from his shoulder injury.
# Decider
History makers! Westmeath side celebrate first Leinster senior A schools football title
St Joseph’s Rochfortbridge defeated Naas CBS.
# bright idea
Gatland wants the Lions to face the All Blacks before South Africa tour
The former Wales boss will be head coach on a third Lions tour next year.
# Decider
Galway and Roscommon unveil teams for Connacht U20 decider
The Tribesmen are hoping to retain their crown.
# Typhoon
Ireland to go 'fully in' with XV selection as Samoa clash sure to go ahead
World Rugby is intent on the fixture taking place this weekend.
# Decider
Mayo and Galway must do it again after rip-roaring Castlebar encounter
They’ll meet again on 7 July.
# Preview
Leinster have chance to finish with a bang in Glasgow's Celtic Park
Dave Rennie’s side should prove a difficult proposition on home soil.
# Decider
Leinster's fifth star? Saracens' third title? A nail-biter awaits in Newcastle
The Heineken Champions Cup finalists are extremely evenly-matched.
# Decider
Clermont crowned Challenge Cup champions after one-sided final victory
They had 20 points to spare over Top 14 rivals La Rochelle on Friday night.
# Decider
Noonan goal powers Cork past Galway to 12th Division 1 title
The beaten TG4 All-Ireland finalists rounded off the league campaign in style.
# Decider
Cork and Galway name starting XVs for Division 1 league decider
Throw-in at Parnell Park is at 4pm on Sunday.
# Final
Dominant UL Bohs seek title number 14 against first-timers Railway
Munster back row Jack O’Donoghue helped the Limerick club while he was out injured.