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This month
March 2023
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Five-star Dundalk tear St Pat's apart for first win of the season
Patrick Hoban, Louie Annesley, Rayhaan Tulloch, Daniel Kelly and Connor Malley scored the goals for the rampant Lilywhites.
Last year
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Emerging Ireland's Stewart shines as Ulster run six tries past Zebre in 21-point win
Dan McFarland’s side have moved back into second in the United Rugby Championship above the DHL Stormers.
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England storm in to Rugby World Cup quarter-finals after 75-0 win over South Africa
England will face Australia in the last eight of the tournament after topping their pool.
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Rampant All Blacks avenge last week's shock defeat with 53-3 rout of Argentina
It was a vastly more clinical display from the home side than last week’s defeat in Christchurch.
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Napoli forward scores four goals as Nigeria earn AFCON record in 10-0 win
Nigeria crushed Sao Tome e Principe in Morocco on Monday.
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Brilliant Epatante runs out as easy winner in Aintree Hurdle
The former champion hurdler cruised into contention under Aidan Coleman.
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Tyrrell hits 1-9 as holders Dublin score 12-point win over Cork
Mick Bohan’s side were in complete control of the tie at Croke Park.
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Nottingham Forest score three goals in nine minutes as holders Leicester dumped out of FA Cup
Philip Zinckernagel and Brennan Johnson scored in barely a minute while Joe Worrall and Djed Spence also scored.
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Four goals for Fitzgerald as champions Mourneabbey cruise to All-Ireland final with 30-point win
The Cork side were far too strong for Meath champions Dunboyne.
All time
Shelbourne earn emphatic 6-0 win
Pearl Slattery and Saoirse Noonan were among the scorers against Treaty United.
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Melbourne end Premiership drought with fairytale grand final win
Melbourne beat Western Bulldogs 21.14 (140) to 10.6 (66) in Saturday’s grand final.
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All Blacks grab five tries to hit Argentina with fourth straight Rugby Championship defeat
Tupou Vaa’i bagged a brace with Patrick Tuipulotu, TJ Perenara, and Samisoni Taukei’aho also crossing over the line.
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1-6 for Gaule as champions Kilkenny storm into All-Ireland semi-final with 13-point win
The Cats simply had too much for their Leinster challengers Wexford.
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Braces from Roche and Doyle help Peamount to 5-0 win over Cork City
It’s another important victory for the Dublin side in their pursuit of the Women’s National League title.
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Tipp pull away from Offaly in final quarter to reach league semi
Cáit Devane and Grace O’Brien combined for 4-9 of Tipp’s 4-17 total.
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Six-try Munster destroy Ulster in bruising battle at Thomond
Munster defeated Ulster 38-10 at Thomond Park.
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Zebre finish with 13 players as Ulster score seven tries in 46-point victory
Dan McFarland’s men were rampant in the second-half in Belfast.
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Reading hit three first-half goals in victory over fellow play-off contenders Bournemouth
Junior Stanislas hit a late goal for Bournemouth who fell to their third successive league defeat.
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Rangers celebrate Gerrard's 150th game in charge with 5-0 victory
The runaway league leaders easily got the better of Ross County.
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Manchester City brush off Covid absentees to outclass struggling Chelsea
Pep Guardiola’s men were 3-0 up by half-time at Stamford Bridge.
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Finn kicks 0-9 as Cork book All-Ireland final spot with 10-point win after venue change
Their semi-final against Galway was moved from Parnell Park to Croke Park.
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Jota hat-trick helps five-star Liverpool to maintain winning Champions League form
Jurgen Klopp’s side scored a 5-0 win over Atalanta in Group D.
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New Zealand thrash Australia to retain Bledisloe Cup
Richie Mo’unga bagged 23 points to ensure bragging rights went to the All Blacks.
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Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles
The Spaniard won the final 6-0, 6-2, 7-5.
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Bohs smash three goals past struggling Cork City to secure European football and cut gap on Rovers
Andre Wright scored twice while Danny Grant was also on target for the winners in Dalymount Park.
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'We didn't set out to do that to any team' - A 40-point victory to tee up Cork seven-in-a-row tilt
Reigning All-Ireland champions Mourneabbey are back in the county final.
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Seven-try Garbally College breeze into Connacht Cup final with 45-point victory
Second half scores from Adam Fogarty, Matthew and John Devine, Daithi Blackweir and Sean Horkan helped the Ballinasloe side to victory.
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Cork and Kerry stars combine for 1-12 as CIT clinch Trench Cup with 14-point win
Mary I were outgunned by the Cork victors at DCU.
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Dundalk crush Linfield 7-1 on aggregate to win new cross-border competition
Georgie Kelly scored a brace as the Lilywhites secured the inaugural Unite the Union Champions Cup.
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Clonmel Commercials clinch fourth Tipperary SFC title this decade with 21-point win
JK Brackens were unable to impose themselves on proceedings in their first senior county final.
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Arsenal progress as group winners after three first-half goals in cold Kiev
The Group E clash with Vorskla was moved from its original venue in Poltava due to security concerns.
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Wales suffer crushing defeat to Spain ahead of Nations League clash with Ireland
The Republic of Ireland will host Wales at the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday.
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Aguero nets 13th Man City hat-trick as champions smash six past dismal Huddersfield
The Argentine was in electric form as Pep Guardiola’s side eased to victory on Sunday.
Monaghan book first All-Ireland semi spot since 1988 with emphatic win over Galway
Malachy O’Rourke’s men will face either Donegal or Tyrone next weekend.
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Fitting end to Arsene Wenger's last home game as Arsenal crush Burnley
The result also means the Gunners are certain to finish in sixth.
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The Magnificent Seven: Liverpool demolish Spartak as Coutinho scores first Reds' hat-trick
Jurgen Klopp’s side are through to the knockout stages as group winners as Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mo Salah also found the net.
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Liverpool thump hopeless Arsenal for four with emphatic display at Anfield
Liverpool recorded their fourth successive win in all competitions, while Arsenal slump to 16th in the Premier League table.
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Rampant Liverpool comfortably progress to Champions League group stages
A crazy first half saw four goals in 28 minutes at Anfield tonight.
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Pogba-inspired Man United hit Swansea for four in emphatic win
Henrikh Mkhitaryan got two assists as Jose Mourinho’s side swaggered to a brilliant four goal win for the second successive weekend.
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Derry City get over Europa League disappointment in emphatic fashion
After a run of four straight defeats, the Candystripes overcame Sligo.