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# Disappointment

Last year
2022
# Disappointment
Newcastle's 6-game winning run comes to an end
The Magpies were held to a scoreless draw by Leeds.
# Disappointment
Fallon Sherrock crashes out of World Championship
Ricky Evans still admitted his opponent was the better player.
# Disappointment
France coach Deschamps rues 'cruel' World Cup final defeat
Kylian Mbappe scored twice in two minutes late on in Doha as France almost earned an improbable win.
# Sitting Out
Ciara Mageean withdraws from Irish team for European Cross Country Championships
Mageean misses out due to illness, with Eilish Flanagan taking her place.
# Disappointment
Celtic crash out of Europe after frustrating draw
Angelos Postecoglou’s men still had hopes of getting a Europa League spot before tonight’s game.
# Disappointment
Leipzig late show sends Celtic out of Champions League
Marco Rose’s men move above Shakhtar Donetsk into second place in the group.
# COYBIG
Good night for Irish stars Hendrick and Robinson in Championship, disappointment for Egan
The Dubliner scored a brilliant goal to help Reading earn a point.
# Permutations
Disappointment for Ireland as Ukraine beat Armenia
The result means Stephen Kenny’s side can no longer finish top of their Nations League group.
# Disappointment
Former Liverpool forward 'hurt' by Spain snub
Iago Aspas has five goals this season in La Liga and is behind only two others.
# Disappointment
Djokovic says he will not play US Open because of lack of Covid vaccination
The 21-time grand slam champion had hoped in vain for the rules to be relaxed.
# Disappointment
Dundee United beaten at home by Livingston as Jamie McGrath begins life on loan
The Tangerines must now pick themselves up for the second leg of their Europa Conference League third qualifying round tie against AZ Alkmaar on Thursday.
# Disappointment
Sligo's European adventure all but over after heavy defeat
Viking proved too good for the Irish side on the night
# Frustration
Former USA superstar's Irish debut ends in disappointment as Shelbourne stunned by Sligo
Sligo secured a surprise 3-2 win over Noel King’s side.
# Disappointment
Thomas Barr rues 'my worst race' as he exits World Championship at semi-final stage
There was also added disappointment for Andrew Coscoran, who finished 12th in his 1500m semi-final.
# Disappointment
One-run heartbreak for Ireland after record-breaking run-chase
New Zealand squeezed home with a three-wicket win in today’s second ODI.
# Disappointment
Ireland must regroup for World Cup classification matches after defeat to Germany
The Green Army were unable to summon the victory required to reach the knockout stages.
# Chaos
Incredible scenes as Kyrgios wins bad-tempered Wimbledon clash with Tsitsipas
Earlier, Iga Swiatek’s remarkable 37-match winning streak came to an end.
# Disappointment
Gareth Bale absent as Poland come from behind to beat Wales in Nations League opener
The team had an unfamiliar look just four days before their World Cup play-off final.
# Disappointment
Defending champion among the big names to crash out early at French Open
Barbora Krejcikova tumbled out in the first round on Monday.
# Bouncing Back
Connacht wait for one more signing but Friend is 'really happy' with his squad
Captain and out-half Jack Carty is hopeful the players can cut out their habit of making consecutive errors.
# Disappointment
Arsenal players feeling ‘really down’ after latest setback
Mikel Arteta’s side suffered a third consecutive Premier League defeat.
# Frustration
Disappointment for Ireland's men's and women's underage teams as they miss out on qualifying
Another battling display, but the end of the road for James Scott’s side.
# Disappointment
Udinese-bound teen on target but Ireland's youngsters beaten by England
St Patrick’s Athletic defender James Abankwah was among the scorers.
# Disappointment
Ireland's Eric Donovan suffers defeat against two-time Olympic gold medalist
Earlier on the card, Limerick’s Paddy Donovan, trained by former middleweight world champion Andy Lee, improved his record to 8-0
# Disappointment
Reigning champions Algeria crash out of Africa Cup of Nations
The holders had to beat the Ivorians to go through.
All time
# Disappointment
Willie O'Connor exits World Darts Championship at the hands of 'Bully Boy'
The Limerick native bowed out of the competition at the last-32 stage.
# response
IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter
The union views the letter as “outside interference” during the two ongoing reviews into women’s rugby.
# Disappointment
Eileen Gleeson laments performance after Glasgow City beaten by Celtic in Scottish Cup final
Caitlin Hayes’ first-half header was enough to hand her side a first piece of silverware since 2010.
# Disappointment
'I’d rather they all sit down' - Distracted Ronnie O’Sullivan sees UK title bid sunk
The 45-year-old took frequent breaks during the match which he lost 6-5 to Kyren Wilson.
# Disappointment
Ireland beaten by Austria in FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Pre-Qualifier
John Carroll impressed as he registered 23 points.
# Disappointment
Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title
The champion made short work of his Irish challenger who was overwhelmed by his speed and accuracy.
# Disappointment
St Patrick's Athletic suffer Uefa Youth League exit
The youngsters from Inchicore were unable to overturn their first-leg deficit against Red Star Belgrade.
# Disappointment
'We wanted to test ourselves against the best team in Ireland - and we didn't do that'
Michael Moyles’ Mayo side suffered a ‘horridly disappointing’ TG4 All-Ireland semi-final loss to Dublin yesterday.
# Emotional
'It's hard when you're really close and it's snatched away from you' - Natalya Coyle
The 30-year-old is proud of her achievements at three Olympic Games, but admits it’s not the way she would’ve chosen to end the journey.
# Disappointment
Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.
# Green army
'We have broken the ceiling' - Irish hockey history-makers disappointed but proud after Olympic exit
The Tokyo 2020 dream ended at the hands of Great Britain this afternoon.
# Disappointment
Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat
The Green Army fell to a 2-0 loss.
# Mixed Bag
Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.
# Disappointment
Injury prompts Ireland's Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe to 'pass my place onto another athlete' at Olympics
The pentathlete has a hip issue and says that ‘to travel and not represent myself or my country to the fullest would be dishonourable’.
# Disappointment
Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid
The 30-year-old, who is barred from defending her Olympic 800m title, finished fourth in Saturday’s race.