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'It would be my greatest achievement as a coach, a manager and a player'
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'It would be my greatest achievement as a coach, a manager and a player'

2 hours ago 10,897 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford’s Ireland side are 90 minutes away from an unprecedented Euros qualification.

Ireland need to prove a point in Dublin reunion with Armenia
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Ireland need to prove a point in Dublin reunion with Armenia

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Stephen Kenny’s side host Armenia in their final Nations League game tonight.

# preview - Sunday 25 September, 2022

Return of POM and co. should see Munster past under-fire Dragons
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Return of POM and co. should see Munster past under-fire Dragons

Sun 7:15 AM 8,003 Views 4 Comments

19-year-old academy lock Edwin Edogbo is set for his debut off the bench.

# preview - Friday 23 September, 2022

Ireland's youngsters two games away from history
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Ireland's youngsters two games away from history

Fri 7:15 AM 4,727 Views 4 Comments

Jim Crawford’s side face Israel at Tallaght this evening in their first playoff match.

# preview - Friday 16 September, 2022

Railway Union begin Women's AIL title defence at UL Bohs
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Railway Union begin Women's AIL title defence at UL Bohs

Sep 16th 2022, 7:02 PM 1,852 Views 0 Comments

Dave Mervyn previews this weekend’s round two fixtures.

# preview - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Can Shamrock Rovers make Irish football history tonight?
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Can Shamrock Rovers make Irish football history tonight?

Updated Sep 15th 2022, 8:37 AM 15,755 Views 5 Comments

The Hoops are hoping to become the first Premier Division side ever to win an away group stage game in Europe.

# preview - Friday 9 September, 2022

Meeting of Belvedere and UL Bohs kicks-off new Women's All-Ireland League campaign
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Meeting of Belvedere and UL Bohs kicks-off new Women's All-Ireland League campaign

Sep 9th 2022, 4:46 PM 2,425 Views 0 Comments

Dave Meryn previews this weekend’s round one fixtures.

# preview - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Shamrock Rovers out to prove they belong among European elite as Conference League kicks off
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Shamrock Rovers out to prove they belong among European elite as Conference League kicks off

Sep 8th 2022, 6:00 AM 2,383 Views 1 Comment

Swedish side Djurgardens arrive at Tallaght Stadium tonight.

# preview - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Letter from Bratislava: Another stop along the way as Ireland's journey continues
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Letter from Bratislava: Another stop along the way as Ireland's journey continues

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,553 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw’s World Cup play-off bound side face Slovakia in their final group game today.

# preview - Monday 5 September, 2022

Celtic one of the few potential surprise packages as Champions League shadow-boxing returns
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Celtic one of the few potential surprise packages as Champions League shadow-boxing returns

Sep 5th 2022, 9:28 PM 25,378 Views 11 Comments

We preview the group stages that kick off tomorrow evening.

# preview - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Rennie keeps faith with Wallabies team that beat South Africa as wounded Boks prepare for 'final'
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Rennie keeps faith with Wallabies team that beat South Africa as wounded Boks prepare for 'final'

Sep 1st 2022, 9:02 AM 3,236 Views 1 Comment

The hosts start with an unchanged side for the first time since Dave Rennie took over as coach from Michael Cheika.

'Incomparable' Ireland out to Finnish the job after learning from ghost of Kyiv
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'Incomparable' Ireland out to Finnish the job after learning from ghost of Kyiv

Updated Sep 1st 2022, 8:27 AM 14,494 Views 2 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side can secure a play-off position at a sold-out Tallaght Stadium tonight, as the World Cup dream hits new heights.

# preview - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Shamrock Rovers left needing a miracle in return meeting with Ferencvaros
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Shamrock Rovers left needing a miracle in return meeting with Ferencvaros

Aug 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 3,114 Views 2 Comments

Rovers trail the Hungarian champions 4-0 from the first leg of their Europa League play-off.

# preview - Friday 19 August, 2022

Casey on Boxing: Usyk will take Joshua's soul in an event that lacks one
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Casey on Boxing: Usyk will take Joshua's soul in an event that lacks one

Aug 19th 2022, 5:24 PM 6,291 Views 3 Comments

Gavan Casey takes a closer look at Saturday’s heavyweight title showdown in Saudi Arabia.

# preview - Thursday 18 August, 2022

Shelbourne and USA legend Heather O'Reilly to realise Champions League dream
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Shelbourne and USA legend Heather O'Reilly to realise Champions League dream

Aug 18th 2022, 7:00 AM 4,352 Views 0 Comments

But a big challenge lies ahead for Noel King’s side in Slovenia.

# preview - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Shamrock Rovers face Shkupi on the cusp of big European achievement - just don't expect to see it on TV
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Shamrock Rovers face Shkupi on the cusp of big European achievement - just don't expect to see it on TV

Aug 9th 2022, 6:30 AM 24,096 Views 19 Comments

Shamrock Rovers can guarantee group stage football by progressing through the Europa League against Shkupi tonight.

# preview - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Preview: Rovers learning from past European mistakes as opportunity knocks against Shkupi
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Preview: Rovers learning from past European mistakes as opportunity knocks against Shkupi

Aug 4th 2022, 12:00 PM 8,649 Views 2 Comments

The Hoops can guarantee group stage football in Europe with progress against the champions of North Macedonia.

Praise for West Ham youngster starring at Pat's ahead of another big European night for Irish football
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Praise for West Ham youngster starring at Pat's ahead of another big European night for Irish football

Aug 4th 2022, 7:15 AM 6,875 Views 1 Comment

Joseph Anang was key as the Irish side overcame Mura on penalties in the last round.

# preview - Saturday 30 July, 2022

3 key questions for Man City and Liverpool ahead of Community Shield kick-off
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3 key questions for Man City and Liverpool ahead of Community Shield kick-off

Jul 30th 2022, 9:00 AM 10,745 Views 2 Comments

England’s big two collide once again today ahead of the new season.

# preview - Friday 29 July, 2022

7 Irish storylines to follow in the new EFL Championship season
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7 Irish storylines to follow in the new EFL Championship season

Updated Jul 29th 2022, 8:00 PM 23,916 Views 7 Comments

The players and teams to track as a new season gets underway.

# preview - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Preview: Shamrock Rovers head to Bulgaria for daunting Champions League task
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Preview: Shamrock Rovers head to Bulgaria for daunting Champions League task

Jul 19th 2022, 6:00 AM 3,467 Views 1 Comment

The Hoops face Ludogorets in the first leg of their Champions League second qualifying round tonight.

# preview - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Analysis: Kilkenny still need to prove they can manage the modern game against the best
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Analysis: Kilkenny still need to prove they can manage the modern game against the best

Jul 16th 2022, 8:30 AM 5,055 Views 0 Comments

Hurling analyst Sean Flynn breaks down where Sunday’s All-Ireland final is likely to be won and lost, and gives his big-match prediction.

Fifth All-Ireland quarter-final in-a-row for Déise, and a tough task against camogie powerhouse
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Fifth All-Ireland quarter-final in-a-row for Déise, and a tough task against camogie powerhouse

Jul 16th 2022, 7:30 AM 3,078 Views 0 Comments

There are two places in the final-four up for grabs in Semple Stadium this weekend.

# preview - Friday 15 July, 2022

'It is the chance of a lifetime, a massive occasion - something like this is gold dust'
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'It is the chance of a lifetime, a massive occasion - something like this is gold dust'

Jul 15th 2022, 7:51 AM 7,711 Views 1 Comment

Ireland and New Zealand go head to head in Wellington tomorrow knowing the series is on the line.

# preview - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Tony Kelly: 'Having Brian Cody and the Kilkenny lads’ experience is obviously a plus'
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Tony Kelly: 'Having Brian Cody and the Kilkenny lads’ experience is obviously a plus'

Jul 14th 2022, 9:45 AM 8,486 Views 1 Comment

The Treaty are chasing three in-a-row, and Kilkenny stand in their way.

# preview - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

'No excuses' as Rovers go to Malta to seal Champions League progression
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'No excuses' as Rovers go to Malta to seal Champions League progression

Jul 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 2,438 Views 0 Comments

The Hoops hold a three-goal first-leg advantage against opponents who have changed manager since the game in Tallaght.

# preview - Friday 1 July, 2022

New Zealand's mission to avenge last November's defeat brings back bad memories
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New Zealand's mission to avenge last November's defeat brings back bad memories

Jul 1st 2022, 8:08 PM 8,706 Views 7 Comments

The All Blacks have a habit of settling scores. Revenge could be a dish served cold in Auckland tomorrow.

# preview - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun
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This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun

Jun 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,564 Views 11 Comments

The Māori All Blacks have taken some big scalps over the years – tomorrow’s tour match is a chance for Andy Farrell to see if his untested kids can rise to the challenge of international rugby.

# preview - Monday 27 June, 2022

Different challenge from 11-0 hammering but Ireland win expected in Gori
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Different challenge from 11-0 hammering but Ireland win expected in Gori

Jun 27th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,051 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Georgia in their next World Cup qualifier today.

# preview - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine
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Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine

Jun 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,394 Views 0 Comments

Ireland round out a hectic four-game window in the Polish city of Łódź.

# preview - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign
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Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign

Jun 11th 2022, 7:30 AM 2,974 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have lost of their opening two games in the competition so far, and today are seeking a first competitive home win in more than three years.

# preview - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time
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'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 8:52 AM 12,841 Views 5 Comments

Ukraine are in Dublin for tonight’s clash in the Uefa Nations League.

# preview - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Preview: Ireland out to break one of the worst Nations League records in Europe against Armenia
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Preview: Ireland out to break one of the worst Nations League records in Europe against Armenia

Jun 4th 2022, 7:00 AM 21,415 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny has set his side the target of winning their group – tonight Ireland take the first step in making good on his ambition.

# preview - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre
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Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre

May 21st 2022, 7:50 AM 9,807 Views 4 Comments

It has been a disappointing URC season for Andy Friend’s side but they can finish with a home win.

# preview - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Roared on by the Red Army, Munster bid to dethrone the mighty Toulouse
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Roared on by the Red Army, Munster bid to dethrone the mighty Toulouse

May 7th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,967 Views 6 Comments

More than 37,500 tickets have been sold for this Champions Cup quarter-final in Dublin.

# preview - Saturday 30 April, 2022

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town
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All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,592 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has rotated his side again as Leinster look for a big win against the Stormers.

# preview - Friday 29 April, 2022

Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final
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Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final

Apr 29th 2022, 6:36 PM 7,765 Views 3 Comments

The two sides meet at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday for the league’s showpiece event.

# preview - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Ireland out to start party of their own against top Swedes on World Cup hunt
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Ireland out to start party of their own against top Swedes on World Cup hunt

Apr 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 1,737 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side face the world’s second-ranked side in Gothenburg this evening.

# preview - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Parsons back, POM presents, scrum nous, UCC sessions - Ireland bid to rebound
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Parsons back, POM presents, scrum nous, UCC sessions - Ireland bid to rebound

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 9:35 AM 14,953 Views 4 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side are desperate for a win against Italy in Cork this evening.

# preview - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Cooney looks to Clermont win for inspiration ahead of big test against Dupont and Toulouse
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Cooney looks to Clermont win for inspiration ahead of big test against Dupont and Toulouse

Apr 9th 2022, 10:15 AM 3,109 Views 3 Comments

‘It gives us massive confidence going to a big team, knowing we can come away with the win which we haven’t done in years gone by.’

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