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# next-step - Monday 26 October, 2020

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'
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'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Oct 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 71,007 Views 1 Comment

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

# next-step - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Leinster and Munster players free to return to training after Covid-19 tests come back clear
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Leinster and Munster players free to return to training after Covid-19 tests come back clear

Jun 21st 2020, 5:14 PM 6,692 Views 20 Comments

The second phase of testing with Connacht and Ulster will commence this week.

# next-step - Monday 25 May, 2020

Premier League clubs to vote on return to contact training proposals
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# Project Restart

Premier League clubs to vote on return to contact training proposals

May 25th 2020, 12:09 PM 2,099 Views 4 Comments

Players and managers are to be consulted on the proposals ahead of a meeting on Wednesday.

# next-step - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks
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Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks

Jan 8th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,909 Views 3 Comments

‘I’ve seen it in training and I’ve felt it myself: there is a change there and click of things back in place again.’

# next-step - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high'
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Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high'

Jul 6th 2019, 2:27 PM 10,674 Views 10 Comments

The Scottish champions face a fight to keep the €15 million rated midfielder amid interest from Ligue 1.

# next-step - Monday 20 May, 2019

Folau says he has 'a lot of rugby left' despite sacking
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Folau says he has 'a lot of rugby left' despite sacking

May 20th 2019, 7:20 AM 9,739 Views 19 Comments

The Wallabies confirmed the sacking of the the star fullback last week.

# next-step - Friday 17 May, 2019

Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course
# Schooling
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# Schooling

Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course

May 17th 2019, 11:25 AM 4,010 Views 0 Comments

‘The plan for now is to continue riding,’ he says.

# next-step - Friday 1 February, 2019

'He’s a big game player' - Cooney ready for possible Six Nations debut
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'He’s a big game player' - Cooney ready for possible Six Nations debut

Feb 1st 2019, 1:02 PM 8,156 Views 12 Comments

The Ulster scrum-half provides back-up to the returning Conor Murray against England.

# next-step - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Kildare's Dennis Hogan secures world title shot after impressive display Down Under
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Kildare's Dennis Hogan secures world title shot after impressive display Down Under

Dec 15th 2018, 2:49 PM 6,098 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman defeated Jamie Weetch of Wales to set-up a world title challenge against Jaime Munguia next year.

# next-step - Friday 2 November, 2018

Munster man Tadhg Beirne's move home to Ireland already paying off
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Munster man Tadhg Beirne's move home to Ireland already paying off

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:45 AM 10,818 Views 50 Comments

The 26-year-old will make his first start under Joe Schmidt against Italy tomorrow.

# next-step - Monday 8 October, 2018

Three wins from three see Ireland's young guns coast into Euro 2019 Elite Round
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Three wins from three see Ireland's young guns coast into Euro 2019 Elite Round

Oct 8th 2018, 4:46 PM 8,222 Views 0 Comments

The dream of reaching next summer’s finals in Scotland is well and truly alive.

# next-step - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Ireland top their pool despite England defeat as Hockey World Cup quarter-final looms
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Ireland top their pool despite England defeat as Hockey World Cup quarter-final looms

Jul 29th 2018, 11:33 PM 12,495 Views 5 Comments

Ireland will play either India or Italy in their quarter-final.

# next-step - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Ireland storm into Hockey World Cup quarter-finals after sensational win over India
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Ireland storm into Hockey World Cup quarter-finals after sensational win over India

Jul 26th 2018, 4:03 PM 34,704 Views 37 Comments

A penalty corner goal from Anna O’Flanagan proved to be enough to send Ireland through to the knockout stages of the tournament.

# next-step - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October
# Green Light
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Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October

Jun 12th 2018, 6:10 PM 43,388 Views 143 Comments

A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.

# next-step - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination
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Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination

May 23rd 2018, 11:33 PM 9,287 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of Japan’s Vissel Kobe.

# next-step - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill
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# Abortion

TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill

Mar 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 31,026 Views 204 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said Ireland’s abortion law must change to help women who are currently “isolated and neglected”.

# next-step - Friday 16 February, 2018

Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths
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Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths

Feb 16th 2018, 6:25 AM 7,330 Views 9 Comments

Warren Gatland’s team have been using their forwards to pass the ball more often.

# next-step - Friday 9 February, 2018

'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job
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'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job

Feb 9th 2018, 12:47 PM 3,962 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to get back to winning ways in the Six Nations against Italy.

# next-step - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

DJ Carey's IT Carlow progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals after strong second-half display
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DJ Carey's IT Carlow progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals after strong second-half display

Feb 7th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,085 Views 6 Comments

A first-half goal from Seán Downey proved to be a crucial score against Limerick IT.

# next-step - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Star forward David Clifford hits nine points as Kerry minors seal All-Ireland semi-final spot
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Star forward David Clifford hits nine points as Kerry minors seal All-Ireland semi-final spot

Aug 5th 2017, 3:27 PM 14,056 Views 1 Comment

The defending All-Ireland champions overcame Louth with 10 points to spare in Portlaoise.

# next-step - Sunday 30 July, 2017

'I'm definitely ready for a world title fight': Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes
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'I'm definitely ready for a world title fight': Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes

Jul 30th 2017, 11:55 AM 26,186 Views 35 Comments

Taylor pulled brought her professional fight record to (6-0) following a third-round stoppage win over USA’s Jasmine Clarkson.

# next-step - Friday 24 February, 2017

MMA talent Sinéad Kavanagh looks to extend her flawless pro-record tonight
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MMA talent Sinéad Kavanagh looks to extend her flawless pro-record tonight

Feb 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 3,733 Views 1 Comment

The SBG fighter is looking for her fifth consecutive win in the professional ranks.

# next-step - Monday 9 January, 2017

FA Cup draw: Chelsea, Spurs and Man United handed favourable fourth-round ties
# Handy
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FA Cup draw: Chelsea, Spurs and Man United handed favourable fourth-round ties

Jan 9th 2017, 8:06 PM 11,911 Views 5 Comments

The big guns have been kept apart.

# next-step - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Former Tipp star Shane McGrath takes a further step in his coaching career
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Former Tipp star Shane McGrath takes a further step in his coaching career

Dec 31st 2016, 5:18 PM 8,406 Views 1 Comment

Having previously captained his county, McGrath will now take the reins at Kilruane MacDonagh’s.

# next-step - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Cork champions Carbery Rangers book their place in Munster semi-final
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Cork champions Carbery Rangers book their place in Munster semi-final

Oct 30th 2016, 5:04 PM 9,204 Views 1 Comment

Ronan McCarthy’s side dismissed Limerick champions Monaleen at the Gaelic Grounds.

# next-step - Friday 3 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble
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Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:09 AM 10,667 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

# next-step - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future
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Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

Jun 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 16,132 Views 23 Comments

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

# next-step - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Sonny Bill expected to sign on with New Zealand for another Rugby World Cup
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Sonny Bill expected to sign on with New Zealand for another Rugby World Cup

May 31st 2016, 3:27 PM 7,288 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old is also being tipped to join the Blues for next year’s Super Rugby season.

# next-step - Monday 8 February, 2016

Schmidt considering changes as Ireland look to build on solid foundation
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Schmidt considering changes as Ireland look to build on solid foundation

Feb 8th 2016, 12:41 PM 35,250 Views 79 Comments

Mike Ross and Cian Healy may come into the selection mix for the France clash.

# next-step - Thursday 7 January, 2016

After a global expansion, Netflix's next aim is to have the same shows everywhere
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After a global expansion, Netflix's next aim is to have the same shows everywhere

Jan 7th 2016, 12:26 PM 15,393 Views 32 Comments

Its CEO says that “over the next five to ten years”, they will see content on Netflix consistent across all countries.

# next-step - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo
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Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo

Dec 13th 2015, 11:36 AM 72,234 Views 61 Comments

A featherweight title defence, a lightweight title shot… or both?

# next-step - Friday 25 September, 2015

Letter from London: Schmidt's Ireland get World Cup show on the road
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Letter from London: Schmidt's Ireland get World Cup show on the road

Sep 25th 2015, 10:30 PM 16,240 Views 13 Comments

Murray Kinsella has landed in the English capital after a week at St. George’s Park.

# next-step - Thursday 3 September, 2015

O'Brien returns as Schmidt picks strong Ireland XV for visit to England
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O'Brien returns as Schmidt picks strong Ireland XV for visit to England

Sep 3rd 2015, 2:21 PM 23,837 Views 59 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will provide loosehead cover from the bench with Cian Healy still missing.

# next-step - Monday 10 August, 2015

Captain O'Connell set to be unleashed as Ireland turn to Scotland Test
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Captain O'Connell set to be unleashed as Ireland turn to Scotland Test

Aug 10th 2015, 8:49 AM 13,122 Views 11 Comments

A number of Joe Schmidt’s squad players impressed during the win over Wales in Cardiff.

# next-step - Friday 3 October, 2014

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness
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Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 5,701 Views 0 Comments

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

# next-step - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht
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Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht

May 8th 2014, 12:23 PM 12,204 Views 6 Comments

The fullback played his final game at The Sportsground last weekend and is on the verge of completely retiring.

# next-step - Thursday 17 April, 2014

'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition
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'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

Apr 17th 2014, 12:51 PM 13,000 Views 34 Comments

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.