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# Kick off

Last year
Lions edge Super Bowl champion Chiefs in NFL season opener
All time
How this year's new-look Women's Six Nations tournament will work
Merkel gives go-ahead for top-level German football to resume in mid-May
Jack McGrath one of three debutants selected for Ulster's Pro14 opener
'The European headquarters of college football': A test of Ireland's credentials as sporting hosts
Defending champions Lansdowne on the road to Clontarf while Shannon return to top flight
No dream MLS debut for former Barcelona coach Tata Martino as new season gets underway
The42 Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella on Ireland's chances, tactical trends and more
No sign of Deflategate hangover as Brady inspires Patriots in NFL opener
Women's World Cup is an opportunity for Canada & welcome distraction from FIFA chaos
Analysis: Intelligent Chiefs push the boundaries by refusing the ruck
Open thread: what are your sporting hopes for 2013?
Ulster Bank League: Quinlan joins commentary team for new season's kick-off
Rovers return: Hoops head to Drogheda with their sights on three-in-a-row
Slideshow: Meet the Airtricity League gaffers for 2012
Ireland v Wales, Six Nations Championship
Depleted Birmingham endure miserable start to Championship season
Here we go again: Irish provinces learn opponents in next season's Heineken Cup
League of Ireland build-up: Bohs happy to be in the race
Six Nations preview, meet the teams
Six Nations preview: can Kidney's men answer Ireland's call?
Six Nations preview: Italy no pushover as Parisse returns
Six Nations preview: Scotland to cause a few problems?
Kristopher Burton handed debut shot against Irish in Rome
Six Nations preview: England set up as the team to beat
Six Nations preview: injury-hit Wales look set to struggle
Injuries no insult for Ireland
I want that one: your foolproof guide to all those Fantasy Six Nations contests
Six Nations preview: much to ponder as France shape up for another tilt