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# On your marks!

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Out of 10: How did you rate Ireland's victory in Rome?
Andy Farrell’s men secured their first win of the Championship with a rout of Italy..
# On your marks!
How did you rate Ireland's 14-man effort against Wales?
2021 got off to a rough start for Andy Farrell’s side.
Pressure grows on Olympics chiefs as US Athletics joins calls for Games postponement
It would be the ‘right and responsible thing to do’ they say.
# On your marks!
Player ratings as Ireland steady themselves to beat Wales in RWC warm-up
Tries from Rob Kearney, James Ryan and Tadhg Furlong helped Ireland win again on the road to the World Cup
# On your marks!
Player ratings as Ryan roars back to help Ireland beat Wales
Tell us who stood out and who struggled to perform the day before Joe Schmidt picks his 31-man squad.
# On your marks!
How did you rate Leinster in their hard-fought Pro14 final win over the Warriors?
Leo Cullen’s men completed magnificent defence of their Pro14 crown.
# slog
How did you rate Ireland in their stodgy win over Italy?
Tries from Quinn Roux, Jacob Stockdale, Keith Earls and Conor Murray delivered a bonus point win that feels hard to celebrate.
# out of 10
How did you rate Ireland in their magnificent win over the All Blacks?
It was night for hard men and cool heads at the Aviva.
PHOTOS: Over 20,000 people hit the capital's streets to take part in Dublin Marathon
Asefa Bekele and Mesera Dubiso were the winners in the men’s and women’s races.
# Up and Running
Ethiopian duo Bekele and Dubiso the winners as 20,000 turn out for Dublin Marathon
There were also impressive finishes from Ireland’s Lizzie Lee and Mick Clohisey on Sunday.
# On your marks!
Player ratings as Ireland taste defeat for first time in 15 months
The streak is over.
In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for Women's Mini Marathon
The race was won by Lizzie Lee from Leevale Athletics Club in Cork.
# marks out of 10
Player ratings as Ireland see off Wales in Six Nations thriller
Chris Farrell and Keith Earls were consistently excellent in a topsy-turvy affair.
# On your marks!
The player ratings as the Lions are held to a draw by Hurricanes
Iain Henderson stood out for the tourists, but his yellow card signaled the start of a brilliant ‘Canes comeback.
# On your marks!
Sparkling outside backs and more player ratings as the Lions churn through Chiefs
Liam Williams and Elliott Daly put their last audition to good use in Hamilton.
# On your marks!
Here's how we rated Ireland as they ground out victory against France
Jamie Heaslip and CJ Stander led the tackle count, but who was your man of the match?
# out of 10
How we rated Ireland in the hard-hitting return clash against the All Blacks
The All Blacks got back to winning ways against Ireland, but Joe Schmidt’s side put in another huge performance.
# ASTI
'It's punishing children': Students could be penalised over dispute about Junior Cert English exam
Students taught by ASTI could end up losing 10% of their overall mark, it is feared.
# out of 10
Here's how we rated Ireland in the loss to England
Who was Ireland’s best player for you?
# out of 10
How we rated Ireland in that emotional rollercoaster against Argentina
So near and yet so far.
# On your marks!
How we rated Ireland as they sneaked through Italy test
It wasn’t pretty, but Ireland are in the quarter-finals.
How we rated Ireland on a disappointing day in Twickenham
It was a game of two halves, but the difference wasn’t stark enough to get Ireland back in the winner’s enclosure.
# Ready To Rumble
An election-ready Sinn Féin wants to raise wages by €1 and cut politicians' pay
Sinn Féin is embarking on a national campaign to inform voters as it believes an election is imminent.
Out of 10: How we rated Ireland in a hard fought Six Nations victory over France
It was a rough night for everyone out there.
# On your marks!
How Ireland rated in the eventual rout of Georgia
It was tough viewing at times, but Joe Schmidt’s men eventually ran out convincing winners.
Thinking of heading out for a run? Here's what you need
What do you need for a 10k run?
# Ratings
Out of 10: How Ireland rated in today's Six Nations clash with Scotland
Ireland were made to work early on by Scotland, but emerged with a convincing win.
# On your marks!
Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied
Leinster got back to winning ways last night and are well placed in their Pro12 defence.
# out of 10
How the Lions rated in their 3rd Test victory over Australia
It took them a while, but the Lions finally played some rugby in the second half of this 16-41 victory.
# NFL
The Redzone: Playoff picture to become clear this weekend
Week 14 will have a big say in the playoff races in both the AFC and NFC.
# get set
Ailis McSweeney: For Ireland’s track stars, this is the biggest race of their lives
The likes of Derval O’Rourke, Robert Heffernan and Joanne Cuddihy are ready to go in London, writes their injured team-mate.
# London 2012
Paul McCartney to close London Olympics
“I’ve been booked,” the former Beatle admitted today ahead of next month’s kick-off in London.
# Race of his life
Watch: Prince Harry beats the fastest man on earth Usain Bolt
Although the Jamaican sprinter seemed to give the Prince a bit of an easy ride in the 100m dash…
# tracey Emin
Art attack: Here's the 12 London 2012 Olympics posters
The likes of Tracey Emin have been moved to produce these striking posters ahead of next summer’s games. What do you think?
# get set
Here's a video of a punch-up between two runners in Monaco this weekend
The French middle distance athletes have both apologised after embarrassing carry-on.
# On your marks!
Valencia preview: Back to sunnier climes
Following the drama of a wet and windy Montreal race, the Formula 1 season comes closer to home with the European Grand Prix in Valencia.