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#Flying the flag

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Joy Neville to referee big clash of Six Nations rivals at World Cup
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Joy Neville to referee big clash of Six Nations rivals at World Cup

Sep 21st 2022, 5:48 PM 8,322 Views 6 Comments

The Limerick woman will be on duty for England-France and Japan-Canada next month.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday
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# Flying The Flag

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday

Aug 24th 2022, 3:57 PM 3,607 Views 1 Comment

Vikki Wall and Erika O’Shea will both feature for North Melbourne.

The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season
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The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season

Aug 24th 2022, 6:45 AM 10,194 Views 0 Comments

They’re spread across 12 teams and hail from 12 different counties.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 22 August, 2022

Mixed emotions for Ireland striker Noonan after Championship debut goal
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# Rebel Roar

Mixed emotions for Ireland striker Noonan after Championship debut goal

Aug 22nd 2022, 5:11 PM 2,041 Views 0 Comments

‘To get the goal, I was delighted. At the end of the day, it’s the three points that we want and we didn’t get them.’

# flying-the-flag - Friday 19 August, 2022

Ciara Mageean wins 1500m silver at European Championships
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# Medal Alert

Ciara Mageean wins 1500m silver at European Championships

Aug 19th 2022, 7:54 PM 40,128 Views 37 Comments

Just beforehand, Mark English qualified for the 800m final as an automatic qualifier.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

No injury doubts for Shels as King optimistic ahead of Champions League clash
# Euro Vision
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# Euro Vision

No injury doubts for Shels as King optimistic ahead of Champions League clash

Aug 17th 2022, 4:07 PM 1,797 Views 0 Comments

The Women’s National League champions are in Slovenia, where they face ZNK Pomurje tomorrow.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 15 August, 2022

'Over the moon' - Two golds and bronze wrap up successful World Championships for Ireland
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# Flying The Flag

'Over the moon' - Two golds and bronze wrap up successful World Championships for Ireland

Aug 15th 2022, 6:28 PM 6,876 Views 2 Comments

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secured a sixth World Championship title.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets new national record at European Championships
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets new national record at European Championships

Updated Aug 13th 2022, 9:54 PM 3,686 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Henderson produced a top 10 finish in the BMX Freestyle final.

Irish show jumping team qualify for 2024 Olympics
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# Success

Irish show jumping team qualify for 2024 Olympics

Aug 13th 2022, 10:20 AM 4,905 Views 1 Comment

Michael Blake’s crew finished fourth at the World Championships in Herning last night.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 8 August, 2022

'Dream come true' as Conor Coventry makes Premier League debut
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# Flying The Flag

'Dream come true' as Conor Coventry makes Premier League debut

Aug 8th 2022, 12:58 PM 12,922 Views 8 Comments

The Republic of Ireland U21 captain came on in the closing minutes of West Ham’s defeat to Manchester City.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Gold for Lavin, season's best for Coscoran as both Irish Olympians win medals
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# Flying The Flag

Gold for Lavin, season's best for Coscoran as both Irish Olympians win medals

May 25th 2022, 9:31 PM 7,661 Views 2 Comments

Limerick star Lavin won the 100m hurdles final in Anhalt.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide

Updated Apr 9th 2022, 12:46 PM 22,471 Views 5 Comments

The Crows saw off Melbourne in the decider, with Sinéad Goldrick excellent in defeat.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 7 April, 2022

'Nothing but good things to say' - praise for Liverpool's Irish trio after title success
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# Irish Reds

'Nothing but good things to say' - praise for Liverpool's Irish trio after title success

Apr 7th 2022, 3:27 PM 5,622 Views 0 Comments

Lovely words for Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan and Megan Campbell in Matt Beard’s guide to his squad.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 4 April, 2022

More recognition for Staunton and O'Dwyer as Irish duo nominated for AFLW MVP
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# Flying The Flag

More recognition for Staunton and O'Dwyer as Irish duo nominated for AFLW MVP

Apr 4th 2022, 12:46 PM 5,783 Views 0 Comments

Bríd Stack is also in the running for Most Courageous Player.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Two Irish stars in line for top All-Australian honours
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# Flying The Flag

Two Irish stars in line for top All-Australian honours

Mar 30th 2022, 11:24 AM 9,171 Views 1 Comment

Cora Staunton and Orla O’Dwyer are in the initial 40-strong squad.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany
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# Flying The Flag

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany

Mar 20th 2022, 6:38 PM 4,125 Views 1 Comment

Super sub Amber Barrett scored two and assisted one as FC Koln all but secured their place in the Frauen-Bundesliga for another year.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Giant ambitions as Eagle soars: the Irish leaders making an impact in Australia
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# The42 Reads

Giant ambitions as Eagle soars: the Irish leaders making an impact in Australia

Mar 6th 2022, 10:00 AM 17,642 Views 1 Comment

Cora Staunton and Aisling McCarthy are important figures at GWS Giants and West Coast Eagles respectively.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 27 February, 2022

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream
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# Flying The Flag

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream

Updated Feb 27th 2022, 10:23 AM 12,259 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan, Megan Campbell and S&C coach Colm Smith are having a big influence on Merseyside.

# flying-the-flag - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Two new Irish records set on World Indoor Tour
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# Flying The Flag

Two new Irish records set on World Indoor Tour

Feb 19th 2022, 4:50 PM 6,388 Views 1 Comment

Georgie Hartigan and Sarah Healy had a day to remember in Birmingham.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Leona Maguire and Séamus Power shoot up world rankings after weekend exploits
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# Making Moves

Leona Maguire and Séamus Power shoot up world rankings after weekend exploits

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 12:00 PM 30,709 Views 0 Comments

Maguire hits a career-high of 20th following her maiden LPGA Tour win.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 7 February, 2022

Brilliant Coscoran wins World Indoor Tour mile in New York, with McCann third
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# Flying The Flag

Brilliant Coscoran wins World Indoor Tour mile in New York, with McCann third

Feb 7th 2022, 11:41 AM 4,484 Views 4 Comments

‘We’re back, baby!’

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week
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# Flying The Flag

Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week

Feb 2nd 2022, 6:11 PM 7,831 Views 1 Comment

Mayo’s Aileen Gilroy and Áine Tighe of Leitrim have really impressed Down Under.

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley
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# Preview

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley

Dec 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,895 Views 4 Comments

The Republic of Ireland captain will fly the flag on the big stage.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 3 December, 2021

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'
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# Flying The Flag

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 2,165 Views 2 Comments

Leona Maguire was one of many to excel on the world stage in 2021.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Ireland captain and Arsenal star McCabe named WSL Player of the Month for October
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# We've Got McCabe

Ireland captain and Arsenal star McCabe named WSL Player of the Month for October

Nov 4th 2021, 11:33 AM 2,074 Views 1 Comment

Katie McCabe has been in stellar form of late.

# flying-the-flag - Thursday 21 October, 2021

'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships
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'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships

Oct 21st 2021, 2:20 PM 3,320 Views 1 Comment

The Galway native made history earlier this week in Japan.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Kiernan continues Liverpool goal-scoring form, Connolly downs Birmingham's Irish Seven
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Kiernan continues Liverpool goal-scoring form, Connolly downs Birmingham's Irish Seven

Oct 13th 2021, 10:15 PM 6,204 Views 0 Comments

There were two Irish scorers on a busy night of Continental Cup action.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

'Representing Ireland in Europe is a huge honour' - Champions League adventure begins
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'Representing Ireland in Europe is a huge honour' - Champions League adventure begins

Aug 17th 2021, 10:39 AM 6,101 Views 2 Comments

Peamount United face Serbian champions Spartak Subotica in tomorrow’s Qualifying Round.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 16 July, 2021

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65
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McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:29 PM 11,077 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m just trying to play my own game and not even look at the board,’ says McIlroy.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 18 June, 2021

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons
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# Comeback Is On

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons

Jun 18th 2021, 9:56 AM 3,394 Views 0 Comments

Áine Tighe will look to make her AFLW debut next season after a nightmare run of knee injuries.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Ireland's Aine Donegan eliminates leading qualifier to reach last 32 of Amateur Championship
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# Going Well

Ireland's Aine Donegan eliminates leading qualifier to reach last 32 of Amateur Championship

Jun 9th 2021, 9:07 PM 3,357 Views 1 Comment

The Lahinch golfer led the charge on a good day for the Irish contingent.

Tipp's Premiership champion O'Dwyer among Irish stars returning to AFLW next season
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Tipp's Premiership champion O'Dwyer among Irish stars returning to AFLW next season

Jun 9th 2021, 5:06 PM 7,883 Views 2 Comments

Dublin duo Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee will also head back to Melbourne.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 14 May, 2021

Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification
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Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification

May 14th 2021, 7:59 PM 4,883 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m absolutely delighted with a fifth place in the World Cup final,’ Coyle said. ‘It’s a competition that replicates the Olympics so I’m delighted I’m coming into form.’

# flying-the-flag - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
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# History Makers

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 82,579 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

# flying-the-flag - Monday 26 April, 2021

Irish heptathlete O'Connor 'so excited for what's next' after stunning second and national record in Italy
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# One To Watch

Irish heptathlete O'Connor 'so excited for what's next' after stunning second and national record in Italy

Apr 26th 2021, 9:21 AM 7,573 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old’s first heptathlon in two years was one to remember.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 2 April, 2021

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
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The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,269 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

# flying-the-flag - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
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# Green Army

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,326 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland
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# Flying The Flag

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland

Mar 30th 2021, 3:53 PM 1,758 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn was also on the scoresheet in Italy over the weekend.

# flying-the-flag - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
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'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,517 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

# flying-the-flag - Friday 19 March, 2021

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett
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# Cheltenham 2021

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett

Mar 19th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,392 Views 0 Comments

Beforehand, Belfast Banter sprung a 33-1 surprise in the McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle.

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