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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Opening Day

This year
Gatland's return gives Wales bounce but Ireland are deserved favourites
Andy Farrell’s men will be targetting a Six Nations title and it all starts in Cardiff this afternoon.
Europe take early lead over Great Britain and Ireland in Hero Cup
Tommy Fleetwood’s side trail 3-2 in Abu Dhabi.
All time
'A new phase of the pandemic': Taoiseach announces plan for final easing of Covid restrictions
The Taoiseach delivered an address to the nation this evening.
Coltor claims top honours for Weld in Galway
The 14-1 shot prevailed in the feature amateur riders’ event.
Waterford deny Down dream return to senior camogie, Wexford stun Limerick
Kilkenny and Galway also got off the mark as the 2021 All-Ireland Senior Camogie championship got underway in the sun.
Big guns tested but get off to winning start as camogie leagues open on a high
Kilkenny, Cork and Galway all recorded opening-day victories in Division 1, with 41-357 scored across 16 fixtures.
Title holders CBC Cork run in five tries as they make strong start in Munster
Castletroy College lost out against the reigning champions in Musgrave Park today.
Rangers launch campaign with last-gasp victory over Kilmarnock
Steven Gerrard’s team enjoyed a winning start to their campaign.
Defending champion Dunne makes solid start to British Masters as Fleetwood sits in three-way tie for the lead
Ireland’s Paul Dunne is just three shots off the lead as Tommy Fleetwood continues his impressive form
Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles
The action is underway at Carnoustie.
McIlroy blown off course after tough start at US Open sees him card +10
The action is under way at Shinnecock Hills.
The Cubs hit the very first pitch of the new baseball season for a home run
Ian Happ, come on down…
Parra's exile from France XV extended as Clermont star ruled out of clash with Ireland
Racing 92′s Brice Dulin will also miss the Six Nations opener to force Jacques Brunel to call up two replacements.
Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations opener between Scotland and Ireland?
All eyes will be on Murrayfield at 2.25pm.
New Meath and Cavan bosses begin 2017 with success but early injury worry for Tyrone
Red Hands forward Connor McAliskey suffered a knee injury.
5 foods served on baseball's opening day we need in our bellies right now
What’s better than a burger or a pizza? A burgerizza.
Cubs the team to beat as 2016 MLB season gets under way
It’s been a long time coming, but few are looking past Chicago when it comes to World Series Glory.
Cork v Mayo, Roscommon v Monaghan - Sunday match tracker
It’s the opening Sunday of the football league and we’re following all the action.
Aston Villa win their first Premier League game since the opening day
Meanwhile, West Ham secured their fourth win on the trot this evening to leapfrog Man United in the table.
QUIZ: How well do you know your Premier League opening days?
If this doesn’t get you in the mood, we’re not sure what will.
Kilkenny and Cork have named their teams for their league opener on Saturday
JBM’s men host the All-Ireland champions in Páirc Uí Rinn.
Drive through Newlands Cross? We've some good news for you
The NRA says the new flyover should be open to traffic by Thursday.
Ulster name strong side for Pro12 opener
While Connacht hand a debut to winger Niyi Adeolokun.
Wexford upset All-Ireland champions Galway as Clare, Cork and Kilkenny also win
The 2014 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior championship started this afternoon.
Baseball coach breaks his leg while catching first pitch on opening day
“I’ve never seen anything like that,”Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia said.