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#Off the Mark

# off-the-mark - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'This is just a weekend job': 19-year-old Tipperary student wins first race a day after getting jockey licence
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'This is just a weekend job': 19-year-old Tipperary student wins first race a day after getting jockey licence

Jan 5th 2019, 10:17 AM 8,532 Views 4 Comments

A business student at Maynooth, Emma Doyle rode Northern Surprise to victory in the BetVictor Handicap.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 16 September, 2018

After 333 minutes of frustration, Cristiano Ronaldo gets off the mark for Juventus
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After 333 minutes of frustration, Cristiano Ronaldo gets off the mark for Juventus

Sep 16th 2018, 4:30 PM 10,793 Views 15 Comments

The 33-year-old tapped in on the line after a goalmouth scramble on 50 minutes.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 2 June, 2018

First international goals for Graham Burke and Alan Judge hand Ireland victory over the US
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First international goals for Graham Burke and Alan Judge hand Ireland victory over the US

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:16 PM 37,531 Views 62 Comments

In John O’Shea’s final appearance, the Boys in Green ran out 2-1 winners at the Aviva Stadium.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Strong finish powers Cork minors from behind to Munster opener win over Clare
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Strong finish powers Cork minors from behind to Munster opener win over Clare

May 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 11,378 Views 0 Comments

It finished 0-26 to 3-13 at Pairc Ui Chaoimh.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Key McHugh goal, bizarre Kildare sending-off over gumshield incident and Donegal claim first league win
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Key McHugh goal, bizarre Kildare sending-off over gumshield incident and Donegal claim first league win

Feb 25th 2018, 5:46 PM 7,598 Views 13 Comments

Kildare netted three times but still lost in Ballyshannon.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Three-try Ireland battle back from early loss of star Miller for first Six Nations win
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Three-try Ireland battle back from early loss of star Miller for first Six Nations win

Feb 11th 2018, 3:26 PM 8,011 Views 15 Comments

They beat Italy 21-8 at Donnybrook.

# off-the-mark - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Watch: Philippe Coutinho scores impressive first goal for Barcelona
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Watch: Philippe Coutinho scores impressive first goal for Barcelona

Feb 8th 2018, 10:48 PM 14,444 Views 14 Comments

The Brazilian helped Barcelona to victory in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final clash against Valencia.

# off-the-mark - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Irish contingent hit the ground running in Turkey as Harrington sits one off the lead
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Irish contingent hit the ground running in Turkey as Harrington sits one off the lead

Nov 2nd 2017, 1:57 PM 3,424 Views 1 Comment

Paul Dunne and Shane Lowry also enjoyed solid opening rounds at the 2017 Turkish Airlines Open.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 3 June, 2017

How we rated the Lions in their horribly stuttering start to the tour
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How we rated the Lions in their horribly stuttering start to the tour

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:36 AM 19,999 Views 16 Comments

The NZ Provincial Barbarians pushed the tourists all the way in Whangarei.

# off-the-mark - Friday 3 March, 2017

McDaid on the double as Waterford get up and running in First Division
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McDaid on the double as Waterford get up and running in First Division

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:20 PM 3,855 Views 3 Comments

The Blues picked up their first points of the season with a comfortable home win.

# off-the-mark - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Conor Hourihane opens his account as Aston Villa secure another vital win
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Conor Hourihane opens his account as Aston Villa secure another vital win

Feb 28th 2017, 10:12 PM 10,413 Views 1 Comment

The Corkonian came off the bench in a 2-0 victory against Bristol City.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Young Dubs respond in style to beat Cork despite losing Crummey to red card
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Young Dubs respond in style to beat Cork despite losing Crummey to red card

Feb 18th 2017, 9:09 PM 27,321 Views 52 Comments

Ger Cunningham’s men bounced back to earn an eight-point victory at Páirc Uí Rinn tonight.

# off-the-mark - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Penalty shootout drama against Dortmund sees Guardiola pick up first win as Man City boss
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Penalty shootout drama against Dortmund sees Guardiola pick up first win as Man City boss

Jul 28th 2016, 3:51 PM 4,901 Views 6 Comments

Reserve goalkeeper Angus Gunn was the hero after the game had finished 1-1 in 90 minutes in China.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Ireland striker O'Sullivan comes off the bench to score first goal since US move
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Ireland striker O'Sullivan comes off the bench to score first goal since US move

May 8th 2016, 2:13 PM 6,034 Views 3 Comments

The Cork native was on target in a 2-1 win for Houston Dash over defending NWSL champions Kansas City.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Bray stun Sligo with 4-0 rout to move off bottom of the table
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Bray stun Sligo with 4-0 rout to move off bottom of the table

Mar 26th 2016, 9:57 PM 3,635 Views 6 Comments

Four second-half goals saw the Seagulls cruise to victory at the Carlisle Grounds.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 12 March, 2016

McGeady fires home his first goal for Sheffield Wednesday
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McGeady fires home his first goal for Sheffield Wednesday

Mar 12th 2016, 4:05 PM 5,956 Views 9 Comments

Everton’s on-loan winger has put the Owls up against Nottingham Forest.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Goalkeeper Hennelly kicks two last-gasp frees as Stephen Rochford's Mayo win at last
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Goalkeeper Hennelly kicks two last-gasp frees as Stephen Rochford's Mayo win at last

Mar 6th 2016, 4:56 PM 7,057 Views 4 Comments

Mayo picked up their first points of the season thanks to Hennelly’s late heroics.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Canning finds range as Donoghue gets Galway tenure off to winning start
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Canning finds range as Donoghue gets Galway tenure off to winning start

Jan 10th 2016, 4:13 PM 10,792 Views 3 Comments

The Tribesmen played more than half the game with 14 men after David Burke was sent off for a second yellow card.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 5 December, 2015

James McClean scores first goal for West Brom in hard-earned draw with Tottenham
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James McClean scores first goal for West Brom in hard-earned draw with Tottenham

Dec 5th 2015, 5:14 PM 4,999 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland international powered home a first-half header.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Newcastle bounced back from a 6-1 defeat with a 6-2 win today
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Newcastle bounced back from a 6-1 defeat with a 6-2 win today

Oct 18th 2015, 6:39 PM 7,377 Views 7 Comments

Georginio Wijnaldum scored four as Newcastle thrashed Norwich 6-2 to move off the foot of the Premier League table.

# off-the-mark - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Memphis Depay opened his United account in last night's win over San Jose
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Memphis Depay opened his United account in last night's win over San Jose

Jul 22nd 2015, 8:34 AM 9,943 Views 29 Comments

Juan Mata and Andreas Pereira were also on target.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Irish AFL success at last as Tuohy on scoresheet to help Carlton claim first win of the season
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Irish AFL success at last as Tuohy on scoresheet to help Carlton claim first win of the season

Apr 25th 2015, 9:30 PM 6,605 Views 2 Comments

Carlton saw off St Kilda in Wellington.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Markovic denied stonewall penalty before scoring his first Premier League goal
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Markovic denied stonewall penalty before scoring his first Premier League goal

Jan 10th 2015, 1:07 PM 4,096 Views 9 Comments

The young Serbian looked sharp in the early stages and got his reward on nine minutes.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Doyle scores first club goal in 11 months as Pardew gets off to winning start
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Doyle scores first club goal in 11 months as Pardew gets off to winning start

Jan 4th 2015, 3:19 PM 7,680 Views 2 Comments

The Irish striker helped the Eagles record a 4-0 win over Dover in the FA Cup this afternoon.

# off-the-mark - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Shane Long scored his first goal for Southampton tonight
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Shane Long scored his first goal for Southampton tonight

Oct 29th 2014, 8:48 PM 10,603 Views 9 Comments

It has taken the Tipperary native 13 matches but he found the back of the net in the win over Stoke.

# off-the-mark - Friday 15 August, 2014

Zayed opens Sligo account as Bray's winless streak climbs to 12
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Zayed opens Sligo account as Bray's winless streak climbs to 12

Aug 15th 2014, 10:02 PM 1,893 Views 0 Comments

It was the former Shamrock Rovers man’s first goal for the Bit O’Red.

# off-the-mark - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Fabregas curls 25-yard free-kick in for his first Chelsea goal
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Fabregas curls 25-yard free-kick in for his first Chelsea goal

Jul 30th 2014, 7:56 PM 7,847 Views 4 Comments

Jose Mourinho’s side picked up a 3-1 win in their pre-season friendly with Vitesse Arnhem.

# off-the-mark - Friday 2 May, 2014

A 0-0 draw never felt so sweet as Athlone snap 12-game losing streak
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A 0-0 draw never felt so sweet as Athlone snap 12-game losing streak

May 2nd 2014, 11:04 PM 2,083 Views 0 Comments

Keith Long’s team could have claimed all three points but were left ruing a late penalty miss.

# off-the-mark - Friday 14 March, 2014

Dundalk up and running after Byrne snatches victory against Limerick
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Dundalk up and running after Byrne snatches victory against Limerick

Mar 14th 2014, 10:10 PM 1,526 Views 1 Comment

Neither goalkeeper covered himself in glory at Oriel Park.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Waterford claim first hurling league win at the expense of Galway
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Waterford claim first hurling league win at the expense of Galway

Feb 23rd 2014, 4:31 PM 4,886 Views 3 Comments

Derek McGrath’s side had six points to spare over their opponents at Walsh Park.

# off-the-mark - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

The early winners and losers after the start of the 2014 Allianz football league
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The early winners and losers after the start of the 2014 Allianz football league

Feb 11th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,848 Views 5 Comments

A three-week break now ensues before the teams go back into contention in early March.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 9 February, 2014

McCurry strikes two goals as Tyrone condemn Mayo to defeat in Omagh
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McCurry strikes two goals as Tyrone condemn Mayo to defeat in Omagh

Feb 9th 2014, 4:28 PM 3,066 Views 0 Comments

Mickey Harte saw his side claim their first victory in Division 1 of the Allianz football league today.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Cork pull clear to a winning start against Westmeath
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Cork pull clear to a winning start against Westmeath

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:43 PM 4,435 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Goulding led the way as the Rebels got their Division 1 campaign up and running.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Aspas off the mark as Reds march on in FA Cup
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Aspas off the mark as Reds march on in FA Cup

Jan 5th 2014, 5:29 PM 8,934 Views 9 Comments

The Spaniard claimed his first Liverpool goal against Oldham.

# off-the-mark - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Neymar scores first league goal as Barca keep up perfect start
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Neymar scores first league goal as Barca keep up perfect start

Sep 24th 2013, 9:23 PM 2,261 Views 0 Comments

It wasn’t one for the scrapbooks for the Brazilian but they all count.

# off-the-mark - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Fitzmaurice makes winning start as Kerry manager
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Fitzmaurice makes winning start as Kerry manager

Jan 5th 2013, 3:57 PM 1,978 Views 0 Comments

It was all too easy for Kerry as they had 24 points to spare in their McGrath Cup tie against IT Tralee in Killarney this afternoon.

# off-the-mark - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Spartak get first win of Champions League campaign
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Spartak get first win of Champions League campaign

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:18 PM 991 Views 0 Comments

First-half goals by Rafael Carioca and an own goal by his Brazilian compatriot Jardel gave the hosts the much needed three points.

# off-the-mark - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Copa America: Ramos gets Colombia off to a winning start
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Copa America: Ramos gets Colombia off to a winning start

Jul 3rd 2011, 12:16 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: A 45th-minute goal from Adrian Ramos was all that separated the sides in Jujuy yesterday evening.