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# on-the-plane - Monday 28 June, 2021

Simone Biles qualifies for Olympics after easy victory in St Louis
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Simone Biles qualifies for Olympics after easy victory in St Louis

Jun 28th 2021, 10:35 AM 2,962 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old Biles will be the oldest American women’s gymnast at the Games since 2004.

# on-the-plane - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics
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First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics

Jun 15th 2021, 12:28 PM 6,917 Views 2 Comments

Team Ireland has confirmed five marathon runners and two race walkers to compete at the Games.

# on-the-plane - Monday 7 June, 2021

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha
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Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha

Jun 7th 2021, 8:41 PM 3,117 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh will both box for gold tomorrow after winning their respective semi-finals bouts.

# on-the-plane - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche
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Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,779 Views 10 Comments

The Dubliner won by unanimous decision against a vaunted French opponent.

# on-the-plane - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Ireland's mixed 4x400m relay team seal qualification for Tokyo Olympics
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Ireland's mixed 4x400m relay team seal qualification for Tokyo Olympics

May 1st 2021, 9:35 PM 48,882 Views 8 Comments

Chris O’Donnell, Phil Healy, Sharlene Mawdsley and Thomas Barr: take a bow!

# on-the-plane - Monday 16 March, 2020

Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London
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Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 8:15 PM 5,887 Views 3 Comments

The ‘Wee Rooster’ is off to Tokyo after dominating a barnburner versus his teak-tough Hungarian opponent.

# on-the-plane - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai
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Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai

Nov 28th 2019, 11:31 AM 8,893 Views 9 Comments

The 13-man squad will make their debut as a core team on the HSBC World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series.

# on-the-plane - Monday 2 September, 2019

Picamoles named in France World Cup squad as Lyon and La Rochelle pair dropped
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Picamoles named in France World Cup squad as Lyon and La Rochelle pair dropped

Sep 2nd 2019, 10:38 PM 10,982 Views 7 Comments

Felix Lambey and Dany Priso have been left out of the 31-man selection travelling to Japan.

# on-the-plane - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hill named in Wales World Cup squad despite leg fracture while Patchell also included
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Hill named in Wales World Cup squad despite leg fracture while Patchell also included

Sep 1st 2019, 3:17 PM 8,386 Views 9 Comments

Rob Evans and Samson Lee are the surprise omissions from Warren Gatland’s 31-man squad.

# on-the-plane - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut
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Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut

Aug 14th 2019, 3:05 PM 41,469 Views 107 Comments

The IRFU confirmed that the Munster fly-half should be available for selection in four to six weeks.

# on-the-plane - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce
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Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce

May 19th 2019, 3:43 PM 4,307 Views 2 Comments

The race walker will compete at his third Olympics in Tokyo next summer.

# on-the-plane - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Leavy in Leinster squad for South Africa as Cullen includes six academy players
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Leavy in Leinster squad for South Africa as Cullen includes six academy players

Oct 31st 2018, 4:34 PM 9,009 Views 12 Comments

The flanker is named in the province’s 27-man panel for their trip to Port Elizabeth.

# on-the-plane - Saturday 12 August, 2017

A complete guide to Irish footballers playing in the Premier League this season
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A complete guide to Irish footballers playing in the Premier League this season

Aug 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 19,192 Views 5 Comments

There will be a record low of Irish players in the Premier League in 2017/18.

# on-the-plane - Thursday 11 May, 2017

An Irish couple gave out this lovely package to passengers when flying with their baby
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An Irish couple gave out this lovely package to passengers when flying with their baby

May 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,716 Views 18 Comments

Ear plugs, Creme Egg, and a little note.

# on-the-plane - Friday 15 July, 2016

Team Ireland has one more golfer confirmed for Rio as Stephanie Meadow gets the call
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Team Ireland has one more golfer confirmed for Rio as Stephanie Meadow gets the call

Jul 15th 2016, 3:04 PM 6,925 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old joins Leona Maguire, Padraig Harrington and Seamus Power.

# on-the-plane - Friday 20 May, 2016

Team Ireland beginning to take shape as badminton stars secure Olympic qualification
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Team Ireland beginning to take shape as badminton stars secure Olympic qualification

May 20th 2016, 3:34 PM 10,610 Views 8 Comments

Scott Evans and Chloe Magee become the latest Irish athletes to secure their place in Rio.

# on-the-plane - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Joy for David Oliver Joyce as another Irish boxer qualifies for the Rio Olympics
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Joy for David Oliver Joyce as another Irish boxer qualifies for the Rio Olympics

Apr 17th 2016, 4:38 PM 5,617 Views 2 Comments

The lightweight is the sixth Irish boxer to guarantee his participation at this summer’s Games.

Ireland have another Rio representative as Kieran Behan books Olympic place
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Ireland have another Rio representative as Kieran Behan books Olympic place

Apr 17th 2016, 1:58 PM 6,313 Views 1 Comment

The gymnast’s place at this summer’s Games was confirmed this morning.

# on-the-plane - Monday 11 January, 2016

'Places are up for grabs. We've a number of players I'd like to see' - O'Neill
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'Places are up for grabs. We've a number of players I'd like to see' - O'Neill

Jan 11th 2016, 6:00 PM 8,302 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland manager is encouraging those on the periphery to make a late push for a spot in his Euro 2016 squad.

# on-the-plane - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Raheem Sterling is off on tour with Liverpool but Balotelli and Borini left to train at Melwood
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Raheem Sterling is off on tour with Liverpool but Balotelli and Borini left to train at Melwood

Jul 11th 2015, 2:43 PM 7,544 Views 21 Comments

The England forward is included in the squad despite trying to force a move away.

# on-the-plane - Monday 6 July, 2015

Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification
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Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification

Jul 6th 2015, 6:30 PM 6,693 Views 6 Comments

The 23-year-old claimed third in the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games after securing an ‘A’ qualification time yesterday.

# on-the-plane - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to be extradited from Brazil over €80m debts
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Fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to be extradited from Brazil over €80m debts

Dec 16th 2014, 10:41 PM 11,616 Views 0 Comments

Lynn faces charges in Ireland relating to property debts.

# on-the-plane - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Italy, Netherlands seal World Cup spots
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Italy, Netherlands seal World Cup spots

Sep 10th 2013, 11:56 PM 1,476 Views 0 Comments

The two become the first European sides to qualify for Brazil.

# on-the-plane - Monday 22 August, 2011

England look to Simpson for cover
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England look to Simpson for cover

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:23 PM 375 Views 0 Comments

England manager Martin Johnson has named his squad for next month’s Rugby World Cup.