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# On the plane

23rd September 2023
Handrick follows twin brother by securing Olympic qualification
Noel Hendrick and his brother Robert both booked their tickets to Paris at the Canoe Slalom World Championships.
Last month
August 2023
Ben Healy included in Scotland's World Cup squad
The Tipperary native has made the cut in Gregor Townsend’s final 33-man selection.
This year
First Ireland Women's U20 squad named ahead of games against Italy and Scotland
The squad will gather for a week-long training camp before departing for Rome on Friday, July 21.
Vera Pauw names final Ireland squad for 2023 Women's World Cup
Izzy Atkinson included in Pauw’s final squad of 23 for Australia and New Zealand, with Mannion, Campbell and Kiernan among those to miss out.
Vera Pauw names final Ireland squad for 2023 Women's World Cup
Izzy Atkinson included in Pauw’s final squad of 23 for Australia and New Zealand, with Mannion, Campbell and Kiernan among those to miss out.
Murphy names strong Ireland U20s squad for World Championship in South Africa
Richie Murphy’s side open their campaign against England on 24 June.
Connacht name 29-man travelling squad for URC semi-final clash with Stormers
The province fly out to South Africa today ahead of Saturday’s game in Cape Town.
Ireland stars return as Munster name 28-man squad for Champions Cup trip to Sharks
Peter O’Mahony and Conor Murray make the trip to Durban, while Antoine Frisch and Niall Scannell have both recovered from injury.
Last year
Sergio Ramos left out of Spain World Cup squad; Jasper Cillessen the surprise Dutch omission
Sadio Mane in Senegal’s squad despite injury fear
Eriksen in Denmark's preliminary World Cup squad, Australia include Newcastle-bound teen star
Eriksen spent eight months out of the game after collapsing in Denmark’s opening game of the European Championships last year.
Andy Farrell includes 5 uncapped players in 40-man Ireland squad to tour New Zealand
Robert Balaoucoune, Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell and Rónan Kelleher have all been ruled out through injury.
Team Ireland confirms six athletes for Winter Olympics
The Games take place from 4-20 February in Beijing.
All time
Simone Biles qualifies for Olympics after easy victory in St Louis
The 24-year-old Biles will be the oldest American women’s gymnast at the Games since 2004.
First seven Irish athletes officially selected for Tokyo Olympics
Team Ireland has confirmed five marathon runners and two race walkers to compete at the Games.
Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha
Meanwhile Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh will both box for gold tomorrow after winning their respective semi-finals bouts.
Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche
The Dubliner won by unanimous decision against a vaunted French opponent.
Ireland's mixed 4x400m relay team seal qualification for Tokyo Olympics
Chris O’Donnell, Phil Healy, Sharlene Mawdsley and Thomas Barr: take a bow!
Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London
The ‘Wee Rooster’ is off to Tokyo after dominating a barnburner versus his teak-tough Hungarian opponent.
Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai
The 13-man squad will make their debut as a core team on the HSBC World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series.
Picamoles named in France World Cup squad as Lyon and La Rochelle pair dropped
Felix Lambey and Dany Priso have been left out of the 31-man selection travelling to Japan.
Hill named in Wales World Cup squad despite leg fracture while Patchell also included
Rob Evans and Samson Lee are the surprise omissions from Warren Gatland’s 31-man squad.
Carbery included in 40-man training squad as Cooney among trio cut
The IRFU confirmed that the Munster fly-half should be available for selection in four to six weeks.
Sunday best secures Olympic qualification for Ireland's Boyce
The race walker will compete at his third Olympics in Tokyo next summer.
Leavy in Leinster squad for South Africa as Cullen includes six academy players
The flanker is named in the province’s 27-man panel for their trip to Port Elizabeth.
A complete guide to Irish footballers playing in the Premier League this season
There will be a record low of Irish players in the Premier League in 2017/18.
An Irish couple gave out this lovely package to passengers when flying with their baby
Ear plugs, Creme Egg, and a little note.
Team Ireland has one more golfer confirmed for Rio as Stephanie Meadow gets the call
The 24-year-old joins Leona Maguire, Padraig Harrington and Seamus Power.
Team Ireland beginning to take shape as badminton stars secure Olympic qualification
Scott Evans and Chloe Magee become the latest Irish athletes to secure their place in Rio.
Joy for David Oliver Joyce as another Irish boxer qualifies for the Rio Olympics
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
The gymnast’s place at this summer’s Games was confirmed this morning.
'Places are up for grabs. We've a number of players I'd like to see' - O'Neill
The Ireland manager is encouraging those on the periphery to make a late push for a spot in his Euro 2016 squad.
Raheem Sterling is off on tour with Liverpool but Balotelli and Borini left to train at Melwood
The England forward is included in the squad despite trying to force a move away.
Ireland's Fiona Doyle adds bronze medal to Olympic qualification
The 23-year-old claimed third in the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games after securing an ‘A’ qualification time yesterday.
Fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to be extradited from Brazil over €80m debts
Lynn faces charges in Ireland relating to property debts.
Italy, Netherlands seal World Cup spots
The two become the first European sides to qualify for Brazil.
England look to Simpson for cover
England manager Martin Johnson has named his squad for next month’s Rugby World Cup.