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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# On the march

Last year
England and Canada advance to Women's Rugby World Cup final four
Pair to face off next Saturday while New Zealand and France will contest the other semi-final.
# On the march
'The Sharks are capable of winning the URC'
Connacht blown away by pace and strength of South African newcomers who scored 31 unanswered points in today’s clash at King’s Park.
All time
# On the march
Tavernier penalty sends Rangers nine points clear of Celtic, but Hoops on track for another Scottish Cup
The champions have two games in hand over their cross-city rivals in the league.
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Late Harrison goal sends Leeds top of the Championship table
Elsewhere, Michael O’Neill suffered his first defeat as Stoke City manager.
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Waterford continue super start with home win over Bohs
Waterford are second to Cork City only on goal difference as they saw off Bohs at the RSC.
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Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade
Local authorities have banned the parade for the third year in a row, but organisers said they’d march anyway.
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Derry maintain perfect start with stunning comeback win over champions Dundalk
Nathan Boyle, Barry McNamee and Ryan McBride were on target for the Candystripes.
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Wexford clinch Division 1A promotion with fourth straight win in Tullamore
Davy Fitzgerald’s men were five-point winners over Offaly.
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Powerful Blackrock set up mouthwatering Schools Cup decider with Belvo
The 68-time winners are back in the final after a five-try win over Gonzaga.
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Leinster run in 8 tries to steamroll hapless Dragons and move top of Pro12
Leo Cullen’s men took full advantage of Munster’s slip-up to move to the summit.
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Corofin cruise to seventh Connacht title
The Galway champions are back in the All-Ireland semi-final.
# Arravale Rovers
Munster champions Clonmel Commericals cruise into Tipperary semis
They will be joined by Kilsheeland-Kilcash and Loughmore-Castleiney in the final four.
# On the march
Colm O'Rourke's Simonstown Gaels advance after epic Meath SFC clash with St Peter's
The RTÉ pundit is smiling.
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Byrne strikes as Bohs make it 6 games unbeaten in all competitions
Longford remain rooted to the bottom of the table.
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Paul Dunne's stunning 63 lifts him into contention in South Africa
Great shooting from the Greystones man.
# On the march
Leinster's march continues as Cullen's men move to Pro12 summit with Ospreys win
It was the province’s first victory at the Liberty Stadium since a Heineken Cup win in 2013.
# On the up
Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being
Jordan Spieth also had some lovely words for the young amateur.
# seagulls soaring
Give that man the job! Bray win second successive game under caretaker manager
Limerick’s woes continue as the Shannonsiders go bottom.
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Can anyone stop Dundalk? Lilywhites swat Sligo aside on landmark evening
Stephen Kenny’s side have now gone 21 league games unbeaten at home.
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Coutinho cracker dents City's title defence as Liverpool's run continues
Brendan Rodgers’ side have now gone 11 league games without tasting defeat.
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Liverpool come from behind to push past Palace and into the last eight
Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored in the second half after Fraizer Campbell had put the hosts in front.
# On the march
Ireland rise four places in latest FIFA rankings
Martin O’Neill’s side lie in between the UAE and Oman in the table.
# On the march
G-Mac gunning for Mickelson's fourth spot after Hawaii rankings boost
After a breakthrough 2010, Graeme McDowell started the year as he means to go on in Hawaii.