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# Progress

This year
2023
England edge Fiji to reach Rugby World Cup semi-finals
Steve Borthwick’s men prevailed after a tense last few minutes.
England edge Fiji to reach World Cup semi-finals
Steve Borthwick’s men prevailed after a tense last few minutes.
Commanding Clonlara cruise into Clare SHC final
Colm O’Meara, Aidan Moriarty and Colm Galvin paved the way for victory on this occasion.
Margaret Cremen and Aoife Casey through to World lightweight semi-finals
Pair finished second to Romania in Belgrade this morning.
Sam Prendergast and Lee Barron promoted to Leinster's senior squad
Out-half and hooker have impressed Leinster boss Leo Cullen.
Japan and Spain qualify for last 16 as Costa Rica and Zambia are first to be eliminated
Spain and Japan seal their places in the last 16, with the sides set to meet on Monday to decide the Group C winner.
Stuart Broad reaches 600 Test wickets as England bowlers make day one progress
Australia reached stumps 299 for eight after being inserted to bat at Old Trafford.
Dublin set up All-Ireland semi with Cork after impressive Donegal win
Mick Bohan’s side more or less bossed matters from the outset.
Derry march into All-Ireland semi-final as they prove too strong for Cork
Conor Doherty’s goal helped the Ulster champions advance.
Derry march into All-Ireland semi-final as they prove too strong for Cork
Conor Doherty’s goal helped the Ulster champions advance.
Chiefs outmuscle Brumbies to set up Super Rugby final with Crusaders
All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick crossed for the only try of a grinding encounter.
Swiatek into French Open semi-final as Haddad Maia makes history
The top seed defeated Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday.
Coco Gauff and trailblazing Brazilian reach French Open quarter-finals
The American is looking to match last year’s run to the final.
Racing beat 14-man Stade to set up semi against Toulouse
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell booted four penalties, while flanker Marcos Kremer was red-carded in the fifth minute.
Northern Ireland's Conor Bradley to get Liverpool first-team audition in the summer - Klopp
The 19-year-old from Tyrone has starred on loan at Bolton this year.
Haaland strikes yet again to fire Manchester City past Bayern Munich
The hosts salvaged a 1-1 draw on the night but were comfortably beaten 4-1 over two legs.
Sam Kerr winner sinks Aston Villa to send Chelsea into Women’s FA Cup final
The Blues will play Manchester United at Wembley on 14 May.
UN adopts ‘historic’ resolution on legal obligations to fight climate change
The resolution now goes to the International Court of Justice to clarify climate obligations and then begin proceedings.
Improved Chelsea overturn first-leg deficit to dump out Dortmund
Goals by Raheem Sterling and Kai Havertz earned The Blues a 2-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.
O'Connor and McCann secure top-10 finishes at European Indoor Championships
Sharlene Mawdsley fell short in her bid for a place in Saturday’s 400m final.
Varadkar says Windsor Agreement reached as Sunak built trust and Europe made concessions
Varadkar said negotiations were kept confidential which helped the deal getting done today.
'The pathway is definitely getting a lot better... There is no chip on the shoulder'
Leinster star Brian Deeny insists not having a Schools Senior Cup on his CV is of no concern in professional ranks.
University of Limerick ease into Sigerson Cup last 8
Last year’s runners-up prevailed amid a goal-filled second half.
The Munster try that highlighted the progress their attack is making
Mike Prendergast is pleased with the Munster forwards’ improved handling skills.
Iga Swiatek shows fight to ease past Camila Osorio
Meanwhile, Jessica Pegula, whose parents own the Buffalo Bills NFL franchise, wore the number three to offer support to Damar Hamlin following his cardiac arrest.
Last year
2022
1,000 minutes and counting for Dublin teenager emerging in League One
Lincoln City’s Seán Roughan boasts an appearance record this season that owes as much to his own mentality as his mother’s fitness plans.
New baseline concussion testing programme launched for GAA inter-county players
Players who use this service will also be covered for concussion physician specialist treatment.
Portarlington, The Downs advance to Leinster semi-finals
Newcastle West, meanwhile, secured the Limerick county title.
Darwin Nunez's night of good, bad and ugly as Liverpool reach knockout stages
Uruguayan striker scores a sublime header after Mo Salah puts Jurgen Klopp’s men in the lead, with youngster Harvey Elliott completing the scoring.
Chelsea reach Champions League knockout stages for 18th time in 19 attempts
It continues the Blues’ excellent record of successfully navigating the group stages — only once have they failed at this hurdle.
Molde coach believes Irish football is 'on the way forward'
Erling Moe was impressed by Shamrock Rovers’ performance in Tallaght last night.
Manchester City Champions League last 16 spot confirmed after just 4 games
The Dortmund-Sevilla draw was good news for Pep Guardiola’s side.
From personal trainer to full focus on Ireland's World Cup play-off bid
Ireland international Jamie Finn on adapting to change and the growth of women’s football.
Norwegian loanee scores first goal as Dundalk claim bragging rights in local derby
Runar Hauge was on target in the Lilywhites’ win over Drogheda.
Michelle Smith's 25-year-old record broken as Irish duo advance in Commonwealth Games
Daniel Wiffen and Victoria Catterson both produced impressive swims.
Ange Postecoglou hails Celtic after rounding off pre-season with Norwich win
Daizen Maeda and David Turnbull were on target for the Hoops.
Ex-delivery man completes incredible rise with AC Milan signing
Junior Messias began his career in Italy in the amateur game over a decade ago.
Premier League and Championship clubs given green light over safe standing areas
Cardiff, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham took part in a pilot programme in the second half of last season
From failing floodlights to a record crowd in Leicester - Doyle sees big progression
The Limerick woman is set to come in on the wing against England on Sunday.
'Tonight was the best we have seen Jack. He’s getting back to himself'
The Ireland international played a key role in Shamrock Rovers’ win against Dundalk on Monday.