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# Grand Slam

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England v Ireland, Grand Slam decider
We went minute-by-minute through Ireland’s St Patrick’s Day bid for glory in Twickenham.
Emergence of thrilling next generation a huge Six Nations success for Schmidt
Irish rugby looks like it will be in fine health long after today’s Grand Slam shot.
Ireland's momentum brings belief for their Grand Slam shot in London
An intriguing mental and tactical battle lies ahead against an England team fighting for their lives.
'It's hugely frustrating, he's already passed the number of tries that I've scored!'
Rory Best and the senior players have an important role to play with Ireland’s young guns.
3-0 would do: Schmidt ready to accept boring badge if it comes with a Slam
‘I don’t think we would be uninspired by a 3-0 victory, because we know what’s at stake.’
Henderson handed starting role as Ireland chase Grand Slam in Twickenham
Rob Kearney and Peter O’Mahony are cleared to play despite sitting out training early this week.
Stockdale ready to follow in Bowe's footsteps and make Grand Slam history
The 21-year-old seems to be breaking records every weekend for Ireland.
CJ Stander: 'I felt inside I wanted to flip the table and dance on it'
Ireland’s Six Nations title is the Munster man’s first title success at senior level.
'We were trying to get him to sing 'Joxer Goes To Twickenham' but he couldn’t pull it off!'
Ireland aren’t getting distracted with a Grand Slam on the line in London this weekend.
Ankle keeps Kearney out of Ireland session, but Healy and Sexton in full training
Cian Healy and Johnny Sexton got through their respective extra work in the scrum and goal-kicking on top of the field session.
'The opportunity that exists is really precious' - Schmidt set for Grand Slam shot
There are battered bodies in Ireland’s squad but no one will be letting up this week.
Sexton: 'You've got to take these opportunities with both hands when they come'
The experienced out-half recalls O’Gara, O’Connell and O’Driscoll leading Ireland for their 2009 success.
'It would be really special if we managed to get three championships in five years'
Joe Schmidt says he must find a balance between being critical of young players and building their confidence.
Federer beats Cilic in five-set victory to claim 20th Grand Slam title at Australian Open
Federer secured his 20th Grand Slam on Sunday after beating Croaita’s Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final.
Bankrupt Boris Becker pleads for help in hunt for missing trophies
The German shook up the tennis world when he became the then youngest-ever male Grand Slam champion at the age of 17,
Joy Neville wins World Rugby Referee of the Year award to round off an incredible 2017
The former Ireland international refereed the final of the Women’s Rugby World Cup earlier this year.
Tennis great Martina Hingis retires for third time with over 20 titles
She had five Grand Slam singles titles to her name when she first retired in 2003.
Defying age and illness, Venus Williams reaches 39th Slam quarter-final
This year’s Wimbledon and Australian Open runner-up was the oldest woman in this year’s US Open draw.
51 unforced errors brings an end to Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam comeback in New York
The Russian was beaten in three sets by Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova.
Play on, player: Wimbledon will spend £71 million on a second roof
Rain delays for the big matches at SW19 will soon be but a distant memory from your childhood.
Andy Murray faces confidence crisis after Queen's shocker
Jordan Thompson, originally beaten in the qualifying rounds, was only playing him as a last-minute replacement.
Six Nations investigating France's late HIA replacement against Wales
There was also an allegation of a bite on Wales wing George North.
Scotland win not ideal preparation for England's Dublin decider, warns Johnson
But the former England captain believes Ireland could be beaten heavily if they’re not at their best.
Ireland two games away from a Grand Slam after victory over France
Tom Tierney’s side beat visiting France 13-10 at Donnybrook this afternoon.
Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open
The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.
Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?
The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.
Ireland's McGee now only one win away from the main draw of Australian Open
The Dubliner took another major step forward today.
Roger Federer is now one victory away from extending another one of his incredible records
The Swiss player still has a shot to add to his record of 17 career Grand Slam championships.
'What day is semi-final?' asks stunned Vesnina
“I’m close to 30. Most of you are thinking that it’s end of the career.”
Stunned Djokovic crashes out of Wimbledon as Murray cruises through
The world number one suffered his earliest loss at a Slam since the 2009 French Open.
England lock Itoje named European player of year after incredible season
Capped four times by England, the youngster was an essential part of the national team that claimed the Six Nations Grand Slam.
England prop Joe Marler cited for this alleged strike in win over Wales
Marler may now miss England’s Grand Slam clash against France this weekend.
'I only have myself to blame' - Wozniacki furious after shock first-round exit
Federer, Djokovic, Sharapova and Serena Williams coast through to second round in straight sets.
Ireland's James McGee one win away from the main draw of Australian Open
One step closer to a second career Grand Slam for the Dubliner.
Some silly lad tried to steal Serena Williams' mobile phone & he was inevitably humiliated
The relentless tennis champion never gives an inch.
'He's very intelligent, he's driven, he's a leader'
Ronan O’Gara was full of praise for fellow Munster man Paul O’Connell on the telly tonight.
Triple Grand Slam winner Jones forced to retire with immediate effect
The 34-year-old back row has called time on his playing career.
Jordan Spieth is just 25/1 to win the Grand Slam - here's why it's VERY unlikely
History has not been kind on golfers who’ve won the first two Majors in a calendar year.
17 times sports made us incredibly proud to be Irish
And don’t worry, it’s not all Italia 90.
'You can’t go over there on past glories' - Ireland set for Wales trip
Tommy O’Donnell and Simon Zebo recall watching the famous 2009 Grand Slam-winning game in Cardiff.