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# First Time

Last year
2022
# First Time
Referee Maggie Farrelly to make history in men's Allianz League game
The Cavan official will take charge of the Division 4 football match between Leitrim and London this Sunday.
# On the up
'It's new territory for me' - Seamus Power on cracking top 50 in the world for the first time
The Waterford native had a third-place finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
All time
# First Time
'I’m very proud, very excited. The club is trying to write a new history'
Ronan O’Gara hopes to see La Rochelle claim their first European title this weekend.
# First Time
Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing
Simon Zebo scored two tries for the Top 14 side as they came up short in Bristol.
# 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.
# First Time
'It’s a bit special at home and a bit special because of what happened in 2013'
Joe Schmidt was keen to deflect praise elsewhere after Ireland beat the All Blacks in Dublin.
# offload king
Connacht's Tom Farrell links up with Ireland squad ahead of All Blacks clash
Leinster wing Adam Byrne also joined the training camp at Carton House in recent days.
# First Time
Video Assistant Referee will debut in English football tonight
The technology will be employed during Crystal Palace’s FA Cup encounter with Brighton this evening.
# First Time
Premier League history made as Everton's Oumar Niasse charged for diving
The Toffees striker was guilty of ‘successful deception of a match official’ in Saturday’s draw with Crystal Palace, according to the FA.
# please hold for leo
Trump congratulates Leo on leadership victory (after the US president was 'on hold' for 90 seconds)
Earlier this year, Varadkar said he wouldn’t be keen on Trump visiting Ireland.
# first time ever
Liam Gallagher produced a spine-tingling moment with Don't Look Back In Anger at Glastonbury last night
It was dedicated to the victims of Manchester and London.
# to be blunt
These three Irish mams trying weed for the first time in Amsterdam is a joyous thing
“There’s a funny taste off it… you know the sage stuff you put in chicken”
# Progress
Fit-again Richie Towell makes the Brighton bench for the first time this season
The Irish midfielder has had a difficult campaign with injuries preventing him from featuring so far this campaign.
# No worries
Irish people aren't going to let the emissions scandal stop them buying Volkswagens
Last month 12% of all new cars licensed were Volkswagen.
# Compatriots
Jose Aldo gives Aisling Daly's opponent advice on dealing with the Irish crowd
Ericka Almeida has left Brazil for the very first time to compete at UFC Dublin this weekend.
# Champions
Highlanders upset Hurricanes for first Super title
From the opening three minutes of helter-skelter rugby, the game was played at a relentless pace.
# Remember when
Gary Neville on playing against a young Thierry Henry for the first time
He also admits that he never imagined the Frenchman would become a superstar
# first time buyers
Will Enda snub the Central Bank to keep deposits at 10 per cent?
A new mechanism to make sure houses remain affordable for first-time buyers is being considered by the coalition.
# the slap
What happens when people are allowed to slap each other in the face?
Strangely compelling.
# Marathon
10 pictures from inside North Korea as Pyongyang Marathon takes centre stage
Athletes from 27 countries took part.
# we can be heroes
Laugh and cry as these Grannies take their first ever flight
An and Ria are in their seventies.
# Let down
Redditors describe their first sexual experience… with a SFW gif
Yup, looks about right.
# just keep going
The 9 stages of going for a run for the first time
It’s not an easy task.
# caught me slippin
Toddler's adorable first walk on ice ends in failure
A small tragedy in every sense.
# brain freeze
WATCH: Adorable baby girl eats ice cream for the first time
Damn, that’s cold.
# new dawn
Hawkeye used for the first time in Croke Park for Kildare-Offaly game
The technology was used following a contentious strike by Offaly’s Peter Cunningham.
# First Time
Travelers Championship: Hoffman's collapse hands Leishman maiden win
Padraig Harrington carded a final round of 69 to finish four shots back in a tie for 11th.