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# hard-yards - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Ireland’s Sean Tobin expresses regret after 11th place finish in final
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Ireland’s Sean Tobin expresses regret after 11th place finish in final

Mar 7th 2021, 5:35 PM 8,679 Views 6 Comments

The Tipp man was running in his first major championship final.

# hard-yards - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five
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Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five

Oct 2nd 2019, 7:33 AM 9,528 Views 11 Comments

‘It’s something you dream of. I’ve had my wait like no other man in the team.’

# hard-yards - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Analysis: The remarkable 41 phases that led to Johnny Sexton's drop goal
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Analysis: The remarkable 41 phases that led to Johnny Sexton's drop goal

Feb 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 80,151 Views 81 Comments

We’ve taken a look at every single action by the Irish players during their incredible winning passage.

# hard-yards - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'We had to work for everything': Ringrose delighted to come away with French win
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'We had to work for everything': Ringrose delighted to come away with French win

Feb 25th 2017, 9:52 PM 9,077 Views 9 Comments

The young centre played a vital role for Ireland on a tough night at the Aviva.

# hard-yards - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Damien Duff was one of the 9000 pounding the pavement in yesterday's Dublin half marathon
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Damien Duff was one of the 9000 pounding the pavement in yesterday's Dublin half marathon

Sep 25th 2016, 12:57 PM 11,195 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old came in under the two-hour mark.

# hard-yards - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'The coaches and players have put their heads down, bums up and really worked hard'
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'The coaches and players have put their heads down, bums up and really worked hard'

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:37 PM 5,972 Views 6 Comments

Hard work is paying off for Leinster as they head into the final stretch with silverware on their mind.

# hard-yards - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Conor Murray outlines 5 core elements of his gym routine
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Conor Murray outlines 5 core elements of his gym routine

Mar 7th 2015, 9:30 AM 21,621 Views 0 Comments

The 93 kg scrum-half played every minute of the wins over England and France. Here’s a taster of what it takes to get in that condition.

# hard-yards - Monday 6 October, 2014

Leinster win a 'monkey off our back', but Munster must quickly refocus -- Tommy O'Donnell
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Leinster win a 'monkey off our back', but Munster must quickly refocus -- Tommy O'Donnell

Oct 6th 2014, 9:17 AM 3,279 Views 5 Comments

The openside put in a serious shift on Saturday evening, but says the team discipline must improve.

# hard-yards - Friday 15 August, 2014

'This is for dad': Brad Thorn's Bledisloe Cup preview is absolutely perfect
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'This is for dad': Brad Thorn's Bledisloe Cup preview is absolutely perfect

Aug 15th 2014, 10:45 AM 6,948 Views 2 Comments

If Brad Thorn doesn’t get you pumped, nobody will.

# hard-yards - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

5am training session on Christmas Eve is no big deal for Clare's Tony Kelly
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5am training session on Christmas Eve is no big deal for Clare's Tony Kelly

Jan 15th 2014, 7:40 AM 9,973 Views 10 Comments

And the 2013 Hurler of the Year is looking forward to getting back in action for this season.

# hard-yards - Thursday 29 August, 2013

A brilliant pic of double Paralympic champion Mark Rohan
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A brilliant pic of double Paralympic champion Mark Rohan

Aug 29th 2013, 2:11 PM 1,356 Views 2 Comments

The Westmeath handcyclist features in the next installment of “The Journey,” a Sports Council series looking at the lives of elite athletes.

# hard-yards - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon
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Runners complete gruelling Everest marathon

May 29th 2012, 11:57 AM 308 Views 0 Comments

The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon marks the first conquest of the famous mountain every year.

# hard-yards - Sunday 22 April, 2012

In the clink: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to prison
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In the clink: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to prison

Apr 22nd 2012, 1:25 PM 1,954 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United striker paid a visit to a prison in Malaga and showed he has not lost his scoring touch.

# hard-yards - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Hard Yards: here's what you missed at the Rugby World Cup this morning
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Hard Yards: here's what you missed at the Rugby World Cup this morning

Oct 1st 2011, 12:20 PM 343 Views 1 Comment

Got a life? Like to sleep? We got your back with our tournament round-up. You’re welcome.

# hard-yards - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Hard Yards: A look back over the best of Sunday's action
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Hard Yards: A look back over the best of Sunday's action

Sep 25th 2011, 12:45 PM 355 Views 0 Comments

Ireland were back on the field at the Rugby World Cup this morning, so check out just how well they got on…

# hard-yards - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Hard Yards: what you missed at the Rugby World Cup this morning
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Hard Yards: what you missed at the Rugby World Cup this morning

Sep 14th 2011, 11:59 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know about this morning’s rugby action in less than 90 seconds, or your money back.