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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Going Well

Last month
January 2023
# Going Well
Erik ten Hag credits ‘unstoppable’ Marcus Rashford after United’s FA Cup success
The forward is in impressive form and was key as Everton were knocked out at Old Trafford.
Last year
2022
# Going Well
Katie McCabe on target in convincing Arsenal victory
The Irish international helped the Gunners overcome Aston Villa.
# Flying the flag
Leona Maguire and Seamus Power make strong starts Stateside
The Irish duo put down successful opening rounds at the LPGA Tour Championship and the RSM Classic.
# Going Well
Ireland storm into Hong Kong Sevens quarter-finals with 100% record
They won three from three, overcoming Kenya, Canada and Argentina in Pool D.
# Flying the flag
Lowry fires 67 after hour's drive to buy putter, McIlroy and Power also going well at CJ Cup
It was a successful second round for the Irish in South Carolina.
# Potential
'I like him a lot' - Praise for Sunderland's highly rated Dublin-born matchwinner
Dennis Cirkin marked his return to action with an assist and a goal.
# Going Well
Arsenal sink 10-man Spurs to prove title credentials
To compound the visitors’ woe, Emerson Royal was sent off in the second half for a poor challenge.
# Going Well
Messi scores twice as Argentina extend impressive unbeaten run
Argentina, who haven’t lost in 34 matches, were 3-0 winners over Honduras.
# Going Well
Ireland's Ryan Manning on his 2 reasons to celebrate this week
The Galway native was on target in Swansea’s 3-0 win over Hull.
# Going Well
Tammy Abraham nets winner as Mourinho's Roma move to within point of Serie A leaders
The impressive Paulo Dybala had opened the scoring for the away side
# Scottish scene
Antonio Colak at the double as Rangers ease past Ross County
There was plenty of Irish involvement in Scotland today, with Conor Sammon bagging a brace in League One.
# Going Well
Newly-appointed captain stars as Arsenal maintain 100% start
Martin Odegaard struck twice inside 11 minutes in a comprehensive 3-0 win at Bournemouth.
# Going Well
Shane Lowry two shots off lead at BMW Championship
Keegan Bradley leads the tournament, while Rory McIlroy has also gotten off to a promising start.
# Irish Eye
In-form Mageean and teenage star Adeleke reach finals at European Championships
Tallaght’s Adeleke will race in her 400m final tomorrow, with Portaferry’s Mageean back out in the 1500m decider on Friday.
# Going Well
Van Vleuten takes yellow jersey on women's Tour de France
Demi Vollering (SD Worx) finished second, 3mins 30sec behind, with Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (FDJ-Suez) winning the sprint for third.
# Going Well
Dembele bags brilliant brace as Barca and Juve's US friendly ends in draw
Moise Kean also scored two goals.
# Going Well
Adrian Meronk aiming to make history for Poland as he leads Irish Open
Shane Lowry, who birdied the final four holes on Friday to make the cut with a shot to spare, carded a third round of 68 to reach seven-under.
# Going Well
In-form Shelbourne earn fourth win on the bounce
Sean Boyd and Jack Moylan were on target in a comfortable win over UCD.
# Going Well
Both Ireland Sevens teams advance to semi-finals in Toulouse
What a day at the France 7s.
# Going Well
Cork City's superb start to the season continues
The Leesiders earned a convincing win over Athlone Town this evening.
# Going Well
Galway continue perfect Division 2 campaign with home win over Clare
Worryingly for Tribe boss Pádraic Joyce, though, Shane Walsh limped off in the second half.
# Going Well
Hull's McLoughlin impresses again, Irish youngster makes first Championship appearance since August
It was a good night for Dublin-born Peter Kioso.
# Going Well
Mo Salah scores winner as Guinea-Bissau left fuming
Earlier, Nigeria beat Sudan 3-1 to make it two wins from two in Group D.
# tournament of champions
Brilliant Power in the mix as Cameron Smith stretches lead in Hawaii
The Waterford man’s impressive second round sees him tied for eighth.
# Going Well
Gavin Bazunu picks up 11th clean sheet of the season as promotion-chasing Portsmouth held
The Dubliner impressed once again in today’s match against Cambridge.
# Going Well
Lanzini stunner the highlight as West Ham's brilliant season continues
The Hammers survived a late scare to beat Crystal Palace.
All time
# title race
Serie A leaders Inter continue winning run, Napoli stunned by Spezia
A 4-2 win at Empoli moved AC Milan into second.
# Going Well
'If he keeps doing what he's doing then it'll be pretty hard for Ireland to ignore him' - Payne on Hume
Ulster defence coach Jared Payne believes ‘complete player’ James Hume is on the right track to more international recognition.
# Going Well
Liverpool shrug off Covid absences to maintain winning run
The Reds earned a hard-fought victory over relegation-threatened Newcastle.
# Going Well
Irish pair Dickson and Waddilove currently 3rd at World Championships
Meanwhile, Seafra Guilfoyle and Johnny Durca are 16th.
# Off the Mark
Maguire and Meadow enjoy bright starts in New Jersey
The duo are in action at the Shoprite LPGA Classic this weekend.
# Going Well
'I have been dreaming of that since I was a kid' - West Brom's Irish star O'Shea
The Dubliner was on target at The Hawthorns last night, and was also named in the Championship Team of the Week.
# Flying it
Irish showjumpers reach individual final after impressing in qualifier
Brilliant news for the Irish contingent.
# finishhh
Ireland captain scores and stars in Arsenal friendly at the Emirates
Katie McCabe has picked up where she left off last season.
# Irish Eye
Brian Barry-Murphy named Man City's new development squad manager
The Corkman left Rochdale after two years in charge last month.
# Going Well
Local lad Lynch the hero as Treaty United's fairytale First Division campaign continues
The Limerick side beat UCD 2-1 at Markets Fields, while elsewhere, leaders Shelbourne saw off Athlone Town.
# Going Well
'He’s a proper centre-forward when he plays in that manner' - Praise for Irish football's most prolific striker
Bohemians’ Georgie Kelly scored his 12th goal of the season on Friday night.
# Going Well
Breakout Ireland star 'focusing on Peamount and loving it' as top-of-the-table clash 'just another game'
Claire Walsh reflects on a busy few months ahead of this afternoon’s Shelbourne showdown.
# Going Well
Young scores 48 to power Hawks past Bucks in NBA playoffs
Young’s tally was a career playoff high, while he also contributed 11 assists and seven rebounds in Wednesday’s opening game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
# on fire
Ireland just one win away from historic Olympic qualification at Monaco Sevens repechage
Anthony Eddy’s side beat Hong Kong in the semi-final to set up a golden ticket decider date with France.