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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Knockout

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
# Knockout
Leona Maguire through to Match-Play semi-finals
The Cavan woman faces Japan’s Ayaka Furue in the last four.
Last year
# Tigers
Leinster march on and look set for 'a hell of a battle' away to Leicester
Leo Cullen would be returning to the ground where he played for two seasons.
All time
# Pot Luck
Celtic set for trip to Norway, Tottenham and Leicester discover Europa Conference League fate
Spurs, though, are still not guaranteed to feature in the last 32.
# KO King
Sonnyboyliston lands another knockout blow to win Irish St Leger
Johnny Murtagh’s Ebor winner follows up in Irish St Leger.
# Knockout
'It's absolutely irrelevant how many games we've won prior to this semi-final'
Stuart Lancaster and Leinster have shifted their mindset ahead of the clash with Munster.
# Mayo SFC
Knockmore end Ballintubber's three-in-a-row chase while Breaffy see off Ballagh in goal-fest
The champions won’t be among the last four after an inspired performance saw Knockmore advance.
# Wrap
Laois knock Derry out as Westmeath and Clare also progress in All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
The curtain came down on Limerick and Leitrim’s campaigns.
# Hamstrung
Best in harness for final home match with Ulster, but Stockdale misses out on Connacht clash
Ulster’s powerful wing has been struggling with a hamstring issue in recent weeks.
# Knockout
First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg
Overeem extended his winning streak on Saturday in the Russian capital.
# Knockout
Anthony Joshua finds emphatic answer to Povetkin challenge to retain IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles
Alexander Povetkin drew blood from Anthony Joshua but the unified heavyweight champion responded emphatically with a seventh-round knockout.
# it's a lockout
Boxing company MTK Global says it will not be hosting any more events in the Republic
The company’s CEO says it has cut ties with Daniel Kinahan.
# Knockout
Here is the complete quarter-final line-up for the Champions Cup
There’s no Pro12 team involved.
# Knockout
A waitress knocked out a customer who groped her and now it's going viral
# Knockout
It took Cork's 'Spike' O'Sullivan a matter of minutes to become NABA champion tonight
Corkman had little trouble in pushing past Melvin Betancourt.
# Last Eight
One change for Dublin as they gear up for clash with free-scoring Tipp
Niall Corcoran comes into the Dubs defence for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter final.
# Decision time
FAI set to submit bid to host Euro 2020 games today
A decision on which countries are chosen will be made in September.
# Knockout
Castlebar topple All-Ireland club champions St Brigid's in Connacht final
For the first time since 1993, the Mayo club are getting set for an All-Ireland semi-final.
# smackdown
VIDEO: Referee decks player after awarding controversial penalty
Refs take no guff over in Kuwait.
Here’s the round-up of today’s key club football action
Important club football matches took place throughout the country today. In Galway holders Salthill-Knocknacarra defeated St James’ in a tight city derby.
# Club Action
Here’s the round-up of today’s key club hurling action
There was plenty of vital club hurling games on today. In Tipperary Borris Ileigh joined Nenagh Eire Og and Loughmore Castleiney in the last four.
# Ouch
It's Monday, but be thankful you weren't thumped by Derry Matthews this weekend
Tommy Coyle was, and this happened.
Manchester United v Chelsea, FA Cup
Hernandez and Rooney had United flying but Chelsea had some spectacular goals in response.
# total facial
In tribute to the day of pancakes, it's the best sporting faceplants
Featuring an inebriated Finn and Denis Rodman leaping from a cliff-diving car.
# Knockout
Wallabies star Quade Cooper delivers 1st round K.O on boxing debut
Watch out Jonny Sexton.
# dublin 2013
Explainer: What the Irish provinces need to do to reach Heineken Cup 1/4 finals
We run through the likely scenarios for the four sides and reveal who has the best qualifying chance.
# fergnaldo
Ferguson relishing return of Ronaldo and Real Madrid
“We’re proud of the part we played in his career,” said Fergie.
# Facepalm
VIDEO: Why inviting your opponent to punch you in the face is a bad idea in MMA
File under: stupid.
# judgement day
'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout
The man who stole the Clondalkin gaelgoir’s bantamweight boxing crown in 86 ghastly seconds will fight Carl Frampton in September.
# Blunt
Boxer 'Razor' Ruddock eyes comeback at 48, says it is not for money
The man who fought Mike Tyson with a broken jaw wants to clamber into the ring and fancies his chances. Good for him.
Leinster v Cardiff, Heineken Cup
A semi-final against Clermont or Saracens in Twickenham awaited the winners of this crucial knock-out clash.
# Quick Blow
It didn't take long for Andy Lee to stop Saul 'Baby' Duran last night
Lee hardly broke sweat in a quick defence of his NABA Middleweight title.
# No contest
Can't touch this: Klitschko wants to finish Mormeck quickly
Wladimir Klitschko is gunning for a knockout when he defends his world heavyweight titles against Jean-Marc Mormeck on Saturday.
# Knockout
FA Cup round-up: Chelsea go through as McClean stars for Sunderland
Chelsea, Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday all followed Manchester United into the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday.
# Knockout
Poll: how far do you think Ireland will now go at the Rugby World Cup?
Yesterday’s victory over Italy in Dunedin means Ireland march on as group winners. How optimistic are you feeling now?
# Winning
Floyd Mayweather's fiancée predicts fourth-round victory; wins $2,000
Shantel Jackson was one of the few people who expected her husband to win by knockout.
# Knockout
"Sugar" Shane Mosley could lose his world title belts - to his wife
Details of boxer’s divorce settlement have been leaked to
# Fight Club
Last-gasp Lee not ready for Martinez shot
Promoter advises Limerick fighter to bide his time after tenth-round victory over Craig McEwan.