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# preview - Friday 4 December, 2020

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'
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How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'

Dec 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 5,239 Views 6 Comments

Andy Friend’s men are aiming for a better balance in their attacking game.

# preview - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night
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# The Vera Era

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night

Updated Dec 1st 2020, 12:31 PM 8,089 Views 3 Comments

It all comes down to this for Vera Pauw’s Ireland as they face formidable Germany in their last-ditch Euro 2022 qualifier.

# preview - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Filippo Giovagnoli banned from touchline for tonight's Europa League game with Rapid Vienna
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Filippo Giovagnoli banned from touchline for tonight's Europa League game with Rapid Vienna

Nov 26th 2020, 7:05 AM 5,226 Views 5 Comments

Dundalk host the Austrian side at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

# preview - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS
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# Poaching

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 7,149 Views 1 Comment

Hooker James Tracy is hoping to help Leinster towards their seventh win of the season.

# preview - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham
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# The Big One

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

Nov 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 28,013 Views 12 Comments

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

# preview - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria
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'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria

Nov 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,696 Views 23 Comments

The new manager’s Nations League campaign has been hopelessly undermined by injury and Covid-19.

# preview - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Crucial World Cup ranking points at stake, as Ireland aim to end barren run against Ryan Giggs-less Wales
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Crucial World Cup ranking points at stake, as Ireland aim to end barren run against Ryan Giggs-less Wales

Nov 15th 2020, 7:30 AM 7,055 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Kenny’s side are also aiming a run of five games without a goal.

# preview - Thursday 12 November, 2020

England a daunting test as Ireland look to prove the progress made thus far
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England a daunting test as Ireland look to prove the progress made thus far

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 8:32 AM 19,246 Views 29 Comments

Stephen Kenny takes his side to Wembley, still searching for a win and even a goal from open play.

# preview - Friday 6 November, 2020

'David Clifford is going to give Kerry every chance of winning an All-Ireland if he stays fit'
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# Kingdom View

'David Clifford is going to give Kerry every chance of winning an All-Ireland if he stays fit'

Nov 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,080 Views 0 Comments

Marc Ó Sé previewed the clash of Cork and Kerry on the latest episode of The42 GAA Weekly.

# preview - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Dundalk expecting 'one of the hardest games' of the campaign as focus reverts to Europa League
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Dundalk expecting 'one of the hardest games' of the campaign as focus reverts to Europa League

Nov 5th 2020, 7:05 AM 5,162 Views 1 Comment

The Lilywhites are in Austria to face Rapid Vienna this evening.

# preview - Saturday 31 October, 2020

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'
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# Winter Wonderland

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'

Oct 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 17,303 Views 3 Comments

The All-Ireland ladies football senior championship is off the mark – and it’s shaping up to be one to remember.

# preview - Monday 26 October, 2020

Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing
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# Pipeline

Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing

Oct 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 20,896 Views 4 Comments

Craig Casey and Ben Healy continue as the halfbacks for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

# preview - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Molde's defensive issues give Dundalk glimmer of hope as unlikely European campaign begins
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Molde's defensive issues give Dundalk glimmer of hope as unlikely European campaign begins

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 4,339 Views 2 Comments

The Lilyhwites are back in the big time, in arguably their most improbable Europa League run yet.

# preview - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland
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Kenny's kids looking to end turbulent week with win in Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,575 Views 3 Comments

After a week like no other, a much-changed Irish squad featuring seven players under the age of 22 seek a first win under the new manager.

# preview - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

U21 boss urges Obafemi to make his case to Kenny in today's clash with Italy
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# Italian Job

U21 boss urges Obafemi to make his case to Kenny in today's clash with Italy

Oct 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 8,843 Views 10 Comments

The Republic of Ireland resume their U21 European Championship qualifying campaign this afternoon in Pisa.

# preview - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales
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Plane saga dominates build-up as Kenny searches for important win against Wales

Oct 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,202 Views 2 Comments

With the Euros dream dead, Ireland need to start getting results to improve their seeding for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers draw.

# preview - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life
# Crunch Time
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# Crunch Time

Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 5:06 PM 28,145 Views 16 Comments

In just his third match in charge, Stephen Kenny will lead Ireland in a crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia.

# preview - Saturday 3 October, 2020

From heavy criticism to the perfect ad on the big stage: Last two standing in Cavan SFC go again
# Black Death Banished
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# Black Death Banished

From heavy criticism to the perfect ad on the big stage: Last two standing in Cavan SFC go again

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 7,707 Views 0 Comments

Kingscourt Stars and Crosserlough vie for the crown in this evening’s Kingspan Breffni Park replay.

# preview - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'I have a few knives in my back that I want to take away' - Dundalk on cusp of shock Europa League qualification
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'I have a few knives in my back that I want to take away' - Dundalk on cusp of shock Europa League qualification

Oct 1st 2020, 8:00 AM 28,191 Views 15 Comments

Dundalk face KI of Faroe Islands in Dublin tonight, with the winner progressing to the group stages of the Europa League.

# preview - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'I think we need to take the AC Milan out of it' - Byrne and Rovers chasing almighty European upset
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'I think we need to take the AC Milan out of it' - Byrne and Rovers chasing almighty European upset

Sep 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,019 Views 12 Comments

The Italian giants arrive in Tallaght for a one-legged, Europa League qualifier tonight.

# preview - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'
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Culture Night: 'People are waking up to the idea that diversity makes for really interesting art'

Sep 15th 2020, 6:45 AM 13,390 Views 5 Comments

Culture Night Dublin will feature over 200 online and offline events, taking place on Friday 18 September.

# preview - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Premier League preview: Liverpool look vulnerable but are City, United or Chelsea good enough to catch them?
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Premier League preview: Liverpool look vulnerable but are City, United or Chelsea good enough to catch them?

Sep 12th 2020, 9:00 AM 6,958 Views 31 Comments

Get ready for today’s big kick-off with our bumper Premier League preview.

# preview - Friday 4 September, 2020

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster
# Showdown
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# Showdown

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster

Sep 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 26,103 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.

# preview - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Time for the talking to stop as Stephen Kenny and Ireland finally begin a new era in Sofia
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Time for the talking to stop as Stephen Kenny and Ireland finally begin a new era in Sofia

Updated Sep 3rd 2020, 9:12 AM 25,160 Views 35 Comments

The long, long wait for Kenny’s first game in charge comes to an end in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

# preview - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot
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# On The Line

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot

Aug 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,565 Views 0 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men need at least two match points from this afternoon’s clash.

# preview - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Reinforced Munster look to down top dogs Leinster as rugby returns
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# Back In Action

Reinforced Munster look to down top dogs Leinster as rugby returns

Aug 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 39,852 Views 37 Comments

Irish rugby is finally set to kick-off this evening behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium.

# preview - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Dundalk aiming to put domestic woes behind them in Europe
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Dundalk aiming to put domestic woes behind them in Europe

Aug 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,836 Views 0 Comments

After an indifferent re-start to the campaign, Vinny Perth’s men are hoping to overcome Celje of Slovenia this evening’s Champions League qualifier.

# preview - Monday 27 July, 2020

The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad
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# Options

The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad

Jul 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 17,076 Views 14 Comments

The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.

# preview - Friday 24 July, 2020

The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics
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The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics

Jul 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 3,639 Views 0 Comments

‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.

# preview - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mikel Arteta rues 'sad' story of Jack Wilshere
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# Sympathy

Mikel Arteta rues 'sad' story of Jack Wilshere

Mar 6th 2020, 11:55 PM 21,548 Views 6 Comments

Mikel Arteta played alongside Jack Wilshere for Arsenal and says the injury-hit midfielder was so gifted he could have been a great.

'He’s a rival now so there will be no sentiment involved tonight, that’s for sure'
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'He’s a rival now so there will be no sentiment involved tonight, that’s for sure'

Mar 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,049 Views 0 Comments

Bohs host Shelbourne tonight as Ian Morris returns to his former club.

# preview - Thursday 5 March, 2020

'People believe in us' - Unbeaten Ireland eyeing another special night as Greeks come to town
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# Euro Vision

'People believe in us' - Unbeaten Ireland eyeing another special night as Greeks come to town

Mar 5th 2020, 8:00 AM 13,155 Views 4 Comments

It’s a ‘must-win’ game in the Girls In Green’s bid to reach a first-ever major tournament.

# preview - Friday 28 February, 2020

Limerick derby kicks-off another busy weekend of AIL action on Friday night
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Limerick derby kicks-off another busy weekend of AIL action on Friday night

Feb 28th 2020, 7:14 PM 4,253 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, table-toppers Cork Con visit struggling Dublin University.

Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow
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# Pro14

Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow

Feb 28th 2020, 7:30 AM 5,268 Views 11 Comments

20 straight wins and a 22-point lead over tonight’s opponents means Leinster must find their determination from within.

'I texted Jack last night to say, ‘Friday night, under the lights: that’s your time'
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'I texted Jack last night to say, ‘Friday night, under the lights: that’s your time'

Feb 28th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,067 Views 4 Comments

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk go head-to-head in a mouthwatering clash at Tallaght Stadium tonight.

# preview - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'
# Triple Crown
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# Triple Crown

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 14,711 Views 19 Comments

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

# preview - Friday 21 February, 2020

Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown
# Captain Fantastic
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# Captain Fantastic

Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown

Feb 21st 2020, 2:20 PM 4,093 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury during Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat in Madrid.

# preview - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Atletico are amid an identity crisis under Diego Simeone, but Liverpool may be suitable opponents
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Atletico are amid an identity crisis under Diego Simeone, but Liverpool may be suitable opponents

Feb 18th 2020, 8:00 AM 15,369 Views 13 Comments

Atleti are struggling with the favourites tag in La Liga. The visit of the European champions allows them to be underdogs once again.

# preview - Friday 14 February, 2020

In-form Dublin clubs kick off busy weekend of AIL action on Friday night
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In-form Dublin clubs kick off busy weekend of AIL action on Friday night

Feb 14th 2020, 5:56 PM 6,741 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, table-toppers Con visit bottom club Ballynahinch

# preview - Monday 10 February, 2020

'We wouldn’t have the highest profile' - the history chasing IT out to halt UCC's drive for 40th title
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'We wouldn’t have the highest profile' - the history chasing IT out to halt UCC's drive for 40th title

Feb 10th 2020, 4:30 PM 5,956 Views 0 Comments

DJ Carey’s Carlow side are looking to win the third-level competition for the first time this Wednesday.