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Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla
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Atalanta's Ilicic produces a four-goal masterclass for historic victory in front of an empty Mestalla

Mar 10th 2020, 10:40 PM 7,685 Views 2 Comments

The Italians have reached the last eight of the Champions League for the first time.

'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning''
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'Suddenly you're in a situation where it's like, 'Jesus, lads, we're winning''

Nov 16th 2018, 11:26 AM 10,800 Views 3 Comments

Nick Popplewell tasted victory against the All Blacks but had more tough days after facing the haka.

'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham
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'They have old heads on their shoulders': No fear of Ireland's new breed being overawed in Twickenham

Mar 13th 2018, 6:47 PM 10,894 Views 17 Comments

Ireland’s record in London since 2010 could even make a lack of experience an advantage.

Breffni book first All-Ireland minor semi-final spot since 1974 with late push against Galway
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Breffni book first All-Ireland minor semi-final spot since 1974 with late push against Galway

Aug 5th 2017, 4:12 PM 8,977 Views 0 Comments

Cavan’s fourth-quarter kick sealed the result.

Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut
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Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut

Sep 5th 2016, 10:26 PM 10,607 Views 5 Comments

Kosovo were accepted into FIFA in May.

We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016
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We're off to France! Jon Walters double books Ireland's place at Euro 2016

Nov 16th 2015, 9:52 PM 29,082 Views 88 Comments

Ireland have qualified for Euro 2016. Who’s taking the horse to France?

A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups
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A definitive ranking of the best Rugby World Cups

Sep 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,386 Views 11 Comments

Join us on a trip down memory lane.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Twitter account loses the run of itself as Celtic's treble hopes ended
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Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Twitter account loses the run of itself as Celtic's treble hopes ended

Apr 19th 2015, 3:38 PM 7,956 Views 8 Comments

It was a controversial afternoon at Hampden as ICT make history.

'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony
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'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony

Jun 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,637 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster second row believes his team can defeat England in their Sunday semi final.

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past
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The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Apr 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,249 Views 0 Comments

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

POC: 'If there was ever an Irish team capable of beating New Zealand, this is it'
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POC: 'If there was ever an Irish team capable of beating New Zealand, this is it'

Nov 24th 2013, 10:15 AM 10,106 Views 37 Comments

The Irish captain feels his team are one decent performance away from becoming a team that can achieve great feats.

Champagne on ice as Cratloe make history with first-ever senior football title
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Champagne on ice as Cratloe make history with first-ever senior football title

Nov 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 6,293 Views 1 Comment

The likes of Podge Collins, Conor Ryan and Conor McGrath will have to line out in a Munster semi-final tomorrow.

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson hails current crop as his best ever
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Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson hails current crop as his best ever

Jan 28th 2013, 12:20 PM 2,710 Views 6 Comments

‘The options we’ve got now all round the park, if we can keep everyone fit, are as good as I’ve had in my time here.’

As it happened: Castres v Ulster, Heineken Cup From The42
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As it happened: Castres v Ulster, Heineken Cup

Poll: which was the best decade for Gaelic football?
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Poll: which was the best decade for Gaelic football?

Jun 8th 2012, 10:21 AM 439 Views 0 Comments

Ewan MacKenna wants you to take a view of all the counties, all the players and all the games from each era and consider the entire championship across a decade.

Back to the future for Donegal and Dublin
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Back to the future for Donegal and Dublin

Aug 26th 2011, 9:15 AM 764 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster champions face Pat Gilroy’s side at HQ this weekend for a place in the final with Kerry.

Focus: the last three Connacht football finals revisited
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Focus: the last three Connacht football finals revisited

Jul 14th 2011, 12:55 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

Last minute winners, one-point victories, three different champions in three years; the western province’s final usually doesn’t disappoint.

Focus: the last three Munster football finals revisited
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Focus: the last three Munster football finals revisited

Jun 28th 2011, 4:38 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

Cork and Kerry prepare to do battle for another Munster Championship. Have we been here before?

The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
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The History Boys: Chelsea vs. Manchester United

Mar 1st 2011, 6:23 PM 1,067 Views 0 Comments

We’ve been rooting through dusty archives all afternoon to highlight the six important lessons which United and Chelsea can take from their previous encounters.