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# Hammering

Last year
2022
# tough outing
All Blacks XV tear up the RDS on a painful night for Farrell's Ireland A
The Irish side had few answers for the pace, panache, and power of the visiting Kiwis.
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Irish duo Tuohy and O'Connor celebrate as Geelong storm to AFL Grand Final
Geelong cruised past Brisbane to secure a spot in next week’s decider.
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Liverpool crush Bournemouth 9-0 to equal biggest Premier League win
They secured their first victory of the season in an emphatic fashion.
# Pacific Nations Cup
Folau injured on debut as Tonga hammered by the Flying Fijians
Meanwhile, Samoa overcame Australia A in the other Pacific Nations Cup clash.
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Kingston grabs 2-8 as Cork hand out heavy beating to Offaly
The Faithful were on the receiving end of a 19-point defeat in Birr.
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Leinster take Bath to the cleaners as they march into European knock-outs
Jimmy O’Brien scored four tries as Leo Cullen’s side enjoyed a dominant victory.
All time
# Ruthless
Ballyhale Shamrocks land 11th Leinster crown after 27-point hammering of Clough-Ballacolla
It was a tough day at the office for the Laois champions.
# Hammering
Perfect 10 for England as Harry Kane scores four in San Marino rout
Harry Maguire, Emile Smith Rowe, Tyrone Mings, Tammy Abraham, Bukayo Saka and a Filippo Fabbri own goal completed the scoring for the Three Lions.
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Ireland obliterate Japan with slick performance as Sexton marks 100th in style
Ireland’s attack was superb as forwards and backs linked for some stunning scores.
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Ruthless Man Utd put 9 goals past 9-man Southampton
It was a record-equalling night as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side enjoyed their biggest Premier League win in 26 years.
# Hammering
Leavy shines as eight-try Leinster tear Edinburgh to shreds at the RDS
Cian Kelleher got a hat-trick and Luke McGrath scored a brace as the home side kept their run going.
# Hammering
Rangers win 8-0 to maintain 9-point lead on Celtic
The defeat of Hamilton was the biggest win of Steven Gerrard’s reign.
# Hammering
Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses
Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.
# Highlights
Reds hammer the Force as James O'Connor sets new milestone
Brad Thorn’s side were in superb form as they went on an eight-try rampage.
# Grand Plan
Schmidt needs to find answers after record hammering by England
The Ireland head coach insists his team are working towards peaking at the World Cup.
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Bohs put 10 past sorry UCD to record their biggest league win
Andre Wright scored four during a goal-fest at Dalymount Park on Friday night.
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Dublin romp to 26-point victory over limp Longford to book Leinster U20 semi-final berth
Ciaran Archer was the chief tormentor, scoring 3-08 during tonight’s game.
# Hammering
Lewandowski the star as Bayern annihilate Dortmund to go top of the Bundesliga
The defending Bundesliga champions overtook their rivals with a thumping 5-0 win on Saturday.
# Hammering
Man City smash seven past shambolic Schalke to book Champions League quarter-final spot
Pep Guardiola’s side ran out 10-2 aggregate victors on Tuesday night at the Etihad.
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'People need time': Guardiola sympathises with Sarri as Chelsea suffer heaviest defeat in 28 years
Chelsea’s 6-0 loss at Manchester City was their record Premier League loss, but Pep Guardiola says Maurizio Sarri needs more time.
# Hammering
Kevin Long nets own goal as Man City hit Burnley for five in FA Cup hammering
Kevin De Bruyne’s goal was the pick of the bunch in a dominant FA Cup win for Manchester City.
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Messi and Suarez on the double as Barcelona hit La Liga new boys for eight
Huesca took a surprise early lead at Camp Nou, but were blown away thereafter.
# Hammering
Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing
All Blacks captain Kieran Read insisted this morning’s 40-12 win did not come easily.
# Hammering
New faces impress as Shamrock Rovers hit Bray for six
Dan Carr and Sean Kavanagh bagged their first goals for the Hoops.
# BP win
Ireland hammer Italy but eight-try win comes at a cost for Schmidt's side
Joe Schmidt’s men suffered worrying injuries to Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong.
# running riot
Clermont destroy sorry Saracens in first-ever European home defeat for champions
Alivereti Raka scored a hat-trick of tries in the refixed Champions Cup clash.
# Hammering
Kilcormac/Killoughey seal 3rd Leinster final in 6 years but injury and suspension worries loom
The Offaly champions will face Cuala in the final.
# Hammering
Six appeal for Dundalk as sorry Saints sink further into the relegation mire
Pat’s were reduced to 10 men after Ian Bermingham’s sending-off as Stephen Kenny’s side ran riot.
# Hammering
West Ham board give Bilic dreaded vote of confidence
The club have released a statement saying they have ’100 per cent faith’ in him.
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Wenger protests intensify as Arsenal suffer humiliating 10-2 aggregate loss
The Gunners capitulated against Bayern again despite a first-half Theo Walcott goal.
# Hammering
5-star Man City dump West Ham out of the FA Cup
It was another sorry performance from the Hammers.
# Hammering
Mourinho's standards have dropped - Bilic
Slaven Bilic takes his West Ham side to Manchester United on Sunday and will pit his wits against Jose Mourinho.
# Hammering
Ronaldo on target for Portugal as European Champions run riot
But 20-year-old Andre Silva stole the show with a hat-trick.
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Messi hat-trick hands Celtic their biggest ever European defeat
The Catalan giants thrashed the Hoops 7-0 in their Champions League Group C clash at the Nou Camp.
# Hammering
Great Britain a class apart as Ireland's miserable campaign ends with another heavy defeat
Barry Ferguson’s side were outclassed again.
# Hammering
Monaghan move into Ulster semi-final with 19-point win over dismal Down
Kieran Hughes and Owen Duffy found the net as Monaghan began the defence of their Ulster crown.
# Hammering
Rampant attack, Connacht's proud day and more Ireland talking points
Simon Zebo was excellent at fullback for Ireland, while Joe Schmidt got exactly what he wanted.
# Hammering
Clermont take revenge on Exeter in Champions Cup
David Strettle, Alexandre Lapandry and Fritz Lee were among the try scorers.
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Munster run nine tries past Sale in rampant second-half display
Anthony Foley’s side are out of Europe, but they finished on a high in Thomond Park.
# Hammering
John O'Shea's dream week has taken a drastic turn as Sunderland concede eight
So many goals.