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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Familiar Foes

This year
Meath edge Antrim while Down hit Laois for 8 goals to reach Tailteann Cup final
Meath saw off Antrim before Down thrashed Laois at GAA HQ.
Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle set up another Champions Cup final date with Leinster
The French side came out on top when the two teams met in last year’s decider in Marseille.
Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle set up another Champions Cup final date with Leinster
The French side came out on top when the two teams met in last year’s decider in Marseille.
Last year
'We need to get stuck into him, that’s the biggest compliment I can give Johnny'
Ronan O’Gara and Johnny Sexton have both given their thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Cup final in Marseille.
Leo Cullen sees 'traditional Leicester DNA' at heart of Tigers' revival
The Leinster boss is looking forward to coming up against his old club this weekend.
'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint
The Munster player was coached by Pivac during his time with the Welsh region.
All time
Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step
Friday night at the Aviva Stadium should be an intriguing battle between the provinces.
Schmidt v Hansen: The decisive bout in a memorable rivarly
This weekend’s World Cup quarter-final between Ireland and New Zealand will be the fifth, and potentially final meeting between two of rugby’s most successful head coaches.
Analysing the similarities between Klopp and Pochettino as they fight to end trophy hoodoo
Both managers share plenty of traits – but only one of them will finally deliver a major title to their club.
Mesut Özil dreams of beating England in the World Cup final
We all dream of a team of Gary Breens, Mesut.
Kerry head to Croke Park for another crack at knocking the Dubs off their perch
Kerry came within a whisker of ending Dublin’s unbeaten run in Tralee.
Kerry cruise past powerless Tyrone to book rematch with the five-in-a-row chasing Dubs
Kerry kept their side of the deal by beating Tyrone by seven points.
CJ Stander's ex-roomie Strauss plotting 'strategy' to counter Murray
Familiarity has fuelled the fire with our celtic brethren after Munster’s feisty meetings with Glasgow.
Bristling Warriors will be ready to move on Munster
Gregor Townsend desperately wants to put his side in the knock-out stages before departing for the international stage.
'I am confident' - Ancelotti fancies Bayern's chances against Arsenal
The Italian is optimistic about his side’s chances of reaching the quarter-finals at the expense of the Gunners.
The day Fermanagh gave Mayo an almighty scare - and both counties' fortunes since then
Qualifier clash is the counties’ first competitive meeting since 2004 All-Ireland semis.
'They just seem to be our kind of bogey team' - Waterford's U21 suffering against Clare
Austin Gleeson knows all about disappointments against the Banner.
It was Peter Stringer v Donncha O'Callaghan as Sale beat Worcester tonight
Danny Cipriani, overlooked by England for the World Cup, opened the scoring with a fine individual effort.
Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met
Ireland will be on red alert for in-form Welsh and Austrian outfits.
Facing Cork - 'I just think Ger has that in his mind that he can't get emotionally attached to it'
Dublin’s Ryan O’Dwyer believes their manager will park his emotions next Sunday in Nowlan Park.
Leinster fullback Kearney: 'I expect a very different Munster this week'
The Ireland international believes being written off suits Anthony Foley’s men perfectly.
The story so far: the Dublin and Meath minors’ paths to the final
They’ve already met this summer but how will Sunday’s minor decider turn out? Here’s the story of Dublin and Meath’s season so far.