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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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Leinster's much-changed side urged to take their big chance against Benetton
‘It’s a great chance for guys to lay down a marker and put their hands up,’ says Leo Cullen.
From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell
The former Ireland rugby star has been appointed chair of Sport Ireland’s Women in Sport steering committee.
Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility
The Ireland head coach was enthusiastic about the prospect of entering a crucial game without his first choice lock and centres
'The onus is on players to produce a spectacle' - Double-headers can show rising standards, says Dublin star
Three-time All-Ireland winner Niamh McEvoy feels it’s the way forward for ladies football.
Darmian happy to play anywhere for Man United after being brought back in from the cold
The Italian defender struggled for regular game time under Jose Mourinho, but is hoping to earn more minutes amid fierce competition under a new boss.
'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'
Ben Ryan describes the unusual events that led to a life-changing moment.
Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management
Santos are set to bring in the ex-Albiceleste boss.
'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth
There are seven academy players named in the province’s squad for tonight’s Pro14 clash against Ospreys.
4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly
Ronan Curtis and others who could be given an opportunity by Martin O’Neill.
Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback
Johann van Graan’s side host Exeter Chiefs in Cork tomorrow evening.
'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'
All-Star hurler Ollie Moran believes that Limerick can hurt Galway in the final stages of the All-Ireland final.
Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw
‘We might not have this opportunity again.’
'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'
Gavin Moynihan has endured a difficult start to life on the European Tour, but is hoping to find a spark at this week’s Irish Open at Ballyliffin.
‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Irish Fairy Door Company.
Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report
Atletico de Kolkata are looking to replace Teddy Sheringham, who was sacked last month.
Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming
“Getting the chance against Ulster is a big opportunity.”
Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan
Leo Cullen has named a youthful XV for Friday’s friendly.
'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut
The Lions play their final midweek game of the tour against the Hurricanes tomorrow morning.
New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points
The counties lock horns at Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'
Wexford take on Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC semi-final this evening.
Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?
Joe Schmidt will name his team for Saturday’s Test in New York later today.
'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'
Harry Arter hopes his man-of-the-match display against Uruguay was enough to earn him a start on Sunday.
Irish underage international could be set for Premier League debut
Slaven Bilic has hinted Declan Rice will be given a chance to impress for West Ham this weekend.
Richie Towell set to be given a chance to impress at Brighton
The former Dundalk star is expected to feature for the club in the FA Cup this weekend.
The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open
The Irish teenager flies to Melbourne on Sunday ahead of a much-anticipated Grand Slam debut.
Dropped from the Munster Academy, Ireland U20s star set for debut in France tonight
Kelvin Brown has signed a one-year contract with Aurillac.
From Serbia to Sligo: Gary Rogers' hectic few days due to Ireland and Dundalk commitments
The Lilywhites number has enjoyed balancing international duty with club games.
5 players who deserve a chance to impress in the Ireland-Oman game
Harry Arter and others who could line out for the Boys in Green on Wednesday night.
Brexit fallout - now Spain says it's close to taking back Gibraltar
The tiny outcrop at the southern tip of Spain has been disputed by the two countries for the past 300 years.
A busy summer ahead but Ireland need to start winning matches again, starting this week
After a miserable World T20 campaign, Ireland return to action against Sri Lanka this week.
Craig Gilroy is aiming to give Joe Schmidt 'a little bit of X-factor' in South Africa
The Ulster wing is keen to capitalise on his opportunity to impress during the tour of South Africa.
One of the 'Big Four' firms is hiring for €50k jobs across five Irish cities
EY is hiring both experienced people and graduates.
'We have to put everything into the league now and we've been eyeing this game up for a while'
Dominic Ryan looks ahead to Leinster’s tricky trip to face the Dragons this Friday.
Ireland to send team to World Cup in Bangladesh after assessing security risks
Cricket Ireland is happy to let its players and staff travel to Bangladesh later this month.
It's a big week for one young Irish golfer hoping to earn a place at the game's top table
Ruaidhri McGee can secure a European Tour card for next season with one more strong performance in Oman.
Kilcoyne determined to seize his chance with uncertainty surrounding Healy's fitness
The prop is expected to start against Scotland this Saturday.
Tipperary's big chance to make a huge football statement against Tyrone
The sides clash at Semple Stadium on Saturday.
Start for goal hero in Munster hurling final as Waterford make one change
Tom Devine is in from the start for a full senior championship debut.
The guys who own our gas lines are to offer their first apprenticeships in 30 years
They’ll initially be aimed at people who’ve just finished their Leaving Cert.
Sean St Ledger could be set to play alongside Kaka after DC United snub
The former Ireland international is now reportedly on trial at Orlando City.