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# finalists
Toulouse await either Leinster or La Rochelle in the Champions Cup final
The French side will be out to earn their fifth European crown in the decider at Twickenham.
# title defence
England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy
The defending champions proved far too strong for the Italians.
# finalists
Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.
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Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final
Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan started for the French club, who won with Juan Imhoff’s 76th-minute try.
# World Class
Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards
New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.
# finalists
Free-scoring Meath bag 4-20 to set up All-Ireland Intermediate final against Tipperary
Emma Duggan, Orla Byrne, Fiona O’Neill and Vicki Wall all scored goals for Meath at Nowlan Park.
# finalists
Archer's 1-8 at Parnell Park helps Dublin set up Leinster U20 final against Laois
Ciaran Archer led the scoring as the Boys in Blue prevailed by 14 points on Tuesday evening.
# finalists
Silke inspires Galway to Connacht final spot as Tribsemen seek back-to-back crowns
Kevin Walsh’s men booked their place in the Connacht football final on Sunday at Markievicz Park.
# finalists
Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider
Catch up on all of today’s semi-final action.
# finalists
Clermont complete all-French Challenge Cup final after La Rochelle edge past Sale Sharks
Harlequins fell to Clermont this evening after La Rochelle progressed past Sale Sharks earlier on Saturday.
# Awards
Emma Mhic Mhathúna among Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards finalists
Pat Hume, the wife of civil rights leader John Hume, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Awards at tonight’s ceremony.
# finalists
Leinster A seal place in Celtic Cup final with seven-try win over Munster
The eastern province will travel to Wales for next weekend’s decider.
# we meet again
Cork City book FAI Cup final spot as champions prepare to take on Dundalk for fourth year in a row
John Caulfield’s side held on to beat Bohemians 2-1 on Monday at Turners Cross in their semi-final replay.
# finalists
Mayo see off resilient Derry challenge to book All-Ireland U20 football final spot
Goals from Ryan O’Donoghue and Paul Lambert saw Mayo book their place in this year’s EirGrid All-Ireland U20 football final.
# Late Late Show
O'Neill stars as Limerick produce late comeback to book Munster final spot
Limerick rallied in the dying stages to book their place in the 2018 Munster MHC final.
# finalists
Leinster will be favourites but Racing a real danger with Teddy Thomas and co.
The Irish province will be expected to secure the Champions Cup title in the final in Bilbao on 12 May.
# finalists
Herrera the hero at Wembley as Man United book FA Cup final spot
Ander Herrera scored a brilliant second-half winner as Jose Mourinho’s side defeated Tottenham.
# Young Talent
'We were laughing when he scored because he does it to everyone in training'
Stephen Bradley was full of praise for teenager James Doona, who scored a dramatic last minute winner for Shamrock Rovers against Cork City last night.
# One More to Go
'I didn’t even know what teams were in the Pro12 when I arrived' - Erasmus
Munster’s director of rugby believes his players deserve to be in the final against the Scarlets.
# finalists
Scintillating Zebo try helps Munster into Pro12 final against Scarlets
Rassie Erasmus’ men scored three tries in their semi-final victory at Thomond Park.
# sponsored by Nissan
These inspirational young people told us what drives them on to success
We get the lowdown from the ambassadors of the Nissan Generation Next 2016.
# finalists
'It's just a magnificent day for the west of Ireland' - Pat Lam
The Connacht head coach is already thinking about Leinster.
# finalists
'There's a lot of ambitious players in the group that want to win trophies'
Leinster may be without captain Isa Nacewa in the Pro12 final next weekend.
Lucky homebrewers got the chance of a lifetime to brew their recipes in St James's Gate - let's meet them
And see how they got on.
# finalists
James inspires Clermont to Champions Cup semi-final win over Saracens
The Australian out-half was man of the match at an electric Stade Geoffrey-Guichard.
# San Francisco
Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world
Now they’re on their way to San Francisco, where they will compete for a global award.
# finalists
Milford and Ardrahan qualify for the All-Ireland senior camogie club final
Kilkenny side Ballyhale Shamrocks won their intermediate semi-final clash.
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Kerry and Cork to contest next weekend's McGrath Cup decider after semi-final wins
Kerry defeated Cork IT while Cork were far too strong for UL.
# finalists
Dr Crokes and Austin Stacks set for Kerry county final showdown
The two clubs were comfortable winners of their semi-final clashes today.
# finalists
Reaction: Double dream alive for Leinster after 5-try rout
Jamie Heaslip and Cian Healy will have surely impressed watching Lions coaches Rowntree and Jenkins.
# GAA
VIDEO: Horan 'delighted and relieved' to reach All Ireland final
The Mayo manager praised the character of his side to hold on for the win, but now all the focus is on ‘game five’.
# glory hunting
Stephen Ferris: Bloody good Ulster need to play with a bit more swagger
The flanker believes his team has all the necessary components to win the Heineken Cup this season.
# Google Doodle
Students compete to have doodle shown on Google Ireland homepage
75 students from primary and secondary schools across Ireland have had their drawings chosen from almost 2,000 entries to this year’s competition.