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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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'It is the chance of a lifetime, a massive occasion - something like this is gold dust'
Ireland and New Zealand go head to head in Wellington tomorrow knowing the series is on the line.
Tony Kelly: 'Having Brian Cody and the Kilkenny lads’ experience is obviously a plus'
The Treaty are chasing three in-a-row, and Kilkenny stand in their way.
'No excuses' as Rovers go to Malta to seal Champions League progression
The Hoops hold a three-goal first-leg advantage against opponents who have changed manager since the game in Tallaght.
New Zealand's mission to avenge last November's defeat brings back bad memories
The All Blacks have a habit of settling scores. Revenge could be a dish served cold in Auckland tomorrow.
This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun
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.
Different challenge from 11-0 hammering but Ireland win expected in Gori
Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Georgia in their next World Cup qualifier today.
Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine
Ireland round out a hectic four-game window in the Polish city of Łódź.
Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign
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.
'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time
Ukraine are in Dublin for tonight’s clash in the Uefa Nations League.
Preview: Ireland out to break one of the worst Nations League records in Europe against Armenia
Stephen Kenny has set his side the target of winning their group – tonight Ireland take the first step in making good on his ambition.
Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre
It has been a disappointing URC season for Andy Friend’s side but they can finish with a home win.
Roared on by the Red Army, Munster bid to dethrone the mighty Toulouse
More than 37,500 tickets have been sold for this Champions Cup quarter-final in Dublin.
All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town
Leo Cullen has rotated his side again as Leinster look for a big win against the Stormers.
Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final
The two sides meet at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday for the league’s showpiece event.
Ireland out to start party of their own against top Swedes on World Cup hunt
Vera Pauw’s side face the world’s second-ranked side in Gothenburg this evening.
Parsons back, POM presents, scrum nous, UCC sessions - Ireland bid to rebound
Greg McWilliams’ side are desperate for a win against Italy in Cork this evening.
Cooney looks to Clermont win for inspiration ahead of big test against Dupont and Toulouse
‘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.’
Munster's need is greater than Leinster's - they have little margin for error left
Old rivals Leinster and Munster meet in Thomond Park tonight with the home side under pressure to secure a home quarter-final.
Ireland out to prove they can live easily with the favourites tag in Lithuania clash
Ireland end the March window with a lower-key friendly game in Dublin tonight.
'We want to make sure that no other Irish player experiences that' as new chapter begins
There’s change aplenty as Greg McWilliams’ side face Wales in today’s Six Nations opener.
Preview: Ireland honour their history and begin long road to Euro 2024 against the world's top-ranked side
Belgium are in town for Ireland’s first game of 2022.
Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown
Andy Farrell’s men will also be hoping for a favour from England in Paris.
Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat
England have the defensive tools to cause Andy Farrell’s side big problems.
Five points is what Munster need tonight - and five points is what they are going to get
Johann van Graan’s side take on Dragons in the URC at Thomond Park.
Unbeaten runs on the line in Dublin derby while Cookies and Lansdowne clash again
Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the weekend’s domestic action.
Farrell's attack-minded Ireland team must be ruthless and clinical against Italy
This exciting Ireland team has plenty of try-scoring potential.
Top-of-the-table clash the highlight of this week's AIL fixtures
It’s first against second, as Clontarf take on Lansdowne.
Anything less than victory won't wash in Wales for 'coming force' Ulster
The northern province are on the road to take on the Dragons in the United Rugby Championship today.
'It's not all about the here and now, but growing as a squad' - new-look Ireland aim to win
Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Russia in the Pinatar Cup semi-final this evening.
Change aplenty but rivalry remains as Cork and Dublin gear up for Croke Park clash
The Division 1B Lidl Ladies National Football League tie throws in at 5.15pm, and is live on TG4.
France are favourites but Ireland bring momentum even without their key man
Andy Farrell’s side have a huge challenge ahead of them at Stade de France.
Kearney's return gives Leinster 'a real boost' for tonight's visit of Edinburgh
Leo Cullen’s side resume their United Rugby Championship campaign against the Scots at the RDS.
Marquee signings Byrne and Doyle aiming to elevate Dublin rivals to new heights
Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick’s Athletic are set to compete in the President’s Cup this evening.
Prime chance for Ireland against Wales as Farrell plays Hansen wild card
The Welsh will try to make it a battle but Andy Farrell’s team should have the quality to win at home.
Kilkenny's title defence, Galway's winning run and Cork's quest to end trophy drought
The Camogie National League gets underway this weekend.
Blackrock aiming to preserve unbeaten record as Top Four heats up in Women's AIL
A preview of the weekend’s games in AIL.
McCarthy gets debut as Leinster look at shuffling their lock stocks
Leo Cullen has named a strong side for tonight’s clash with Cardiff in the URC.
Clontarf look to roar on, Ireland U20 call-ups and all this weekend's AIL previews
Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.
Up-and-down Ulster strive to get momentum rolling again in Northampton
Nathan Doak and Stewart Moore make their first European starts in a youthful backline.
Mourinho's running out of excuses in the Eternal City: John Brewin picks his standout matches
The Roma boss is up to his old tricks, there’s a North London derby and just one fixture scheduled in La Liga this weekend.