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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# home comforts

This year
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Dublin set for Croke Park advantage again in new-look All-Ireland round robin format
Glitch seen during ‘Super 8s’ experiment is set to re-occur with the new football championship format this summer.
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Early Clifford goal paves way for Kerry win over Roscommon
Three points was the winning margin in Tralee.
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Waterford hurling league games switched to Fraher Field and Nowlan Park
The game against Kilkenny will now take place on Noreside on 19 March.
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Potential run of Dublin knock-out games gives Leinster tantalising route to title
Munster and Ulster have tough routes to the Champions Cup decider at the Aviva Stadium on 20 May.
Last year
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New 25-year agreement confirmed for Leinster rugby to remain at RDS Arena
Leinster first played at the Ballsbridge venue in September 2005.
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'You bounce out of bed every morning' - Leamy enjoying life back at Munster
The former Munster player is back at the province as Graham Rowntree’s new defence coach.
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Lyons heads late winner to boost Shamrock Rovers ahead of Europa Conference League draw
Ferencvaros progressed in this Europa League play-off but it was night where Shamrock Rovers restored pride.
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Eddie Jones names NRL side as his 'dream job'
Jones has a contract with England until the end of the 2023 World Cup.
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'If I was in Australia when the girls won, no money in the world would have made me happy'
Olivia Divilly remains on the AFLW radar, but she’s fully committed to Galway and Kilkerrin-Clonberne for 2022.
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'Who knows what the future holds but for now, I'm definitely staying put' - Meath star Duggan
The teenage sharpshooter says her team-mate Vikki Wall will take to AFLW ‘like a duck to water’ though.
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Munster Council opts to move 2022 Kerry-Cork Munster clash to Fitzgerald Stadium
The game will take place on 7 May.
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McBrearty hits winner, Murphy misses penalty and Donegal safe from the drop
The home side defeated Armagh in Letterkenny today.
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Cork games against Clare and Kerry moved from Páirc Uí Chaoimh due to Ed Sheeran concerts
The Clare match will be held in Semple Stadium.
# rebel cause
Mark Keane: 'Although a tough call, I know remaining in Ireland is the right decision for me'
The Cork star has departed AFL club Collingwood.
All time
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Munster look to make most of big crowd in Limerick for Castres clash
Johann van Graan’s side are still bouncing from their rousing win over Wasps.
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Darragh McElhinney takes silver as Irish U23 team win gold at European Cross Country Championships
Earlier in Dublin, the Irish U20 men’s team claimed silver.
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Vera Pauw explains why Ireland's Aviva Stadium 'dream' can't happen yet
The Irish boss says such a move would be unhelpful at present.
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Celtic get their Europa League campaign up and running with home victory
Kyogo Furuhashi and David Turnbull netted in a 2-0 win over Ferencvaros.
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Forde and McGrath goals help Tipp see off 14-man Galway to claim first league win
Semple Stadium hosted this afternoon’s game.
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Club call and family first - Down star eyeing glory after AFLW stint and three-and-a-half years away
‘It was amazing to come home. I feel it was the right call. I wasn’t sure if I’d ever get to play with the club again.’
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Mayo legend Andy Moran takes first major step into management
The 2017 Footballer of the Year takes charge of his native Ballaghaderreen.
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No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs
Tries from Ireland prop Tom O’Toole and winger Robert Baloucoune sent Ulster ten points clear of the Cheetahs.
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Klopp confident of Anfield boost in return leg as Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool
The Liverpool manager is hopeful that the “power” of the home stadium will get them over the line in the second leg of the Champions League tie.
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Sevens star Doyle in, Considine out as Ireland name XV for Six Nations opener
Adam Griggs has shown his hand ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Scotland at Energia Park.
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'It was important, look our home record has been appalling' - Cork's need to improve
Ronan McCarthy was glad to get a home win on Saturday night against Offaly.
'You have a fear of losing in Thomond Park' - Munster primed for Sarries visit
Peter O’Mahony says the English club are ‘the standard setters’ of the Heineken Champions Cup.
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'I would have been very unhappy' - Mourinho explains why he lived in hotel while at Man United
It was suggested that his unusual living situation contributed to his unhappiness at Old Trafford, the new Spurs boss strongly disagrees.
# Teenage Kicks
Joy of six for Ireland's young guns as U17s begin Euro qualifiers on a high in Cork
Colin O’Brien’s side were 6-0 winners over Andorra at Turner’s Cross.
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Marmion 'is very aware that we would like him to stay,' says Friend
The Connacht 9 was reportedly a target of Saracens last week, but their salary cap sanction will force a re-think of all their recruitment.
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Connacht much-improved as they power to bonus-point win over depleted Benetton
Caoilin Blade starred in an unhappy return to the Sportsground for former Connacht fans’ favourite Ian Keatley.
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Barry's tea bags shipped to Japan but POM keen to sample local culture
The Ireland flanker is determined to enjoy the experience of being on tour with Ireland.
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Limerick to have home advantage for Munster final against Tipperary
LIT Gaelic Grounds will host the final on 30 June.
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Valencia star's strike delivers Nations League glory for Portugal
Goncalo Guedes scored in the second half at the Estadio do Dragao to see off the Dutch challenge.
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Tottenham defy Kane's absence to regain third place with Huddersfield demolition
Lucas Moura helped himself to a hat-trick as Mauricio Pochettino’s side won again at their new stadium.
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'I think there's a total disconnect between the rule makers and the players and the people on the ground'
The defeat of Donegal’s Congress motion was debated last night.
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Harrington's opposite number confirmed as Stricker named US Ryder Cup captain
The Wisconsin native will lead the charge at Whistling Straits in 2020.
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GAA chief - 'Waterford people deserve to have championship games played in the city'
There’s still uncertainty where Waterford’s home games will be played this summer.
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Take Dubs out of Croke Park for All-Ireland semis, says Galway's Declan Kyne
Last year’s league finalists launch their Division 1 campaign at home to Cavan this Sunday.
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Kimi Raikkonen sets fastest lap in F1 history to claim pole position at Monza
Ferrari driver beats Juan-Pablo Montoya’s record which has stood since 2004.
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Cork City not planning to take potential Celtic clash out of Turner's Cross
The Leesiders are set for a Europa League tie against the losers of the meeting of Celtic and Rosenborg.