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# Progress

Last year
Tense scenes as Man City edge Atletico to set up Real Madrid clash
A fiery end to the game saw Felipe sent off.
Liverpool star Jota on target as Portugal advance to World Cup qualifying playoff final
Turkey missed a late penalty amid a dramatic climax.
'I never thought I'd be in a position to say I've won a Triple Crown'
Ireland lock Tadhg Beirne reflects on an encouraging Six Nations campaign.
Adaramola emergence shows cynics shouldn't judge a book by its cover
Dublin teenager has made his Crystal Palace first-team debut in the FA Cup this season after biding time in the shadows as a schoolboy
Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown
Ireland are looking to win their first silverware under Andy Farrell when they host Scotland on Saturday.
'We have made a huge step... We do not just whack the ball away under pressure'
Vera Pauw hailed Ireland’s improvement after they finished third in the Pinatar Cup.
Vladimir Putin says it's 'possible' to move forward on some of Macron's proposals
But the Kremlin also warned that the situation is too complex for a breakthrough after “just one meeting”.
Van Graan challenges Munster to build on Wasps performance
The province’s attack was much improved against the English side on Sunday.
Dessie Hutchinson: 'Maybe we’re starting to prove a few people wrong'
Ballygunner reached their maiden All-Ireland final yesterday.
WRU award 12 players with first full-time women's rugby contracts
The 12-month deals, a first for the women’s game in Wales, came into force this week.
All time
Irish teen revels in first senior goal as Rooney backs him to be a 'big player' for Derby County
Festy Ebosele struck for the Rams against Millwall on Saturday.
'There is a huge amount of belief in the squad' - Farrell confident Munster can kick on in URC
The province are hoping a number of young players can step up again this season.
Kildare show up well in Leinster final but Dublin make it 11 titles in-a-row
Daniel Flynn slammed in a 62nd minute goal for Kildare.
Fine Irish rowing form continues with double repechage success
The women’s pair Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley and the lightweight duo of Aoife Casey and Margret Cremen delivered the results they needed.
How are the Irish Lions tracking as the Tests come into view?
There are two more games before Warren Gatland picks his team to face the Springboks.
Ireland U21 international earns new three-year deal at Borussia Mönchengladbach
‘We back him to make the step-up to first-team football,’ said sporting director Max Eberl.
Covid vaccines: Three million doses have been administered in Ireland
Around 25% of the adult population are fully vaccinated.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels Man Utd are on right path as they look for big finish
United can become only the third English top-flight team to finish the season unbeaten away from home and are chasing Europa League final glory.
More than 40% of adults in Ireland have received their first Covid-19 vaccine jab
Almost two in every five adults in Northern Ireland is fully vaccinated.
6 years ago, he was released by a Premier League club. Now, he's 'very, very thankful'
Evan Moran on the challenges of life as a footballer.
Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'
Leo Cullen’s men will face Exeter or Lyon next weekend.
Munster's Snyman runs for first time since injury but still has 'a long way to go'
The Springboks lock has stepped up his rehabilitation from a ruptured ACL.
Ireland attack coach Catt believes 'the way we're going is the right way'
The Irish attacking effort against France two weekends ago was underwhelming.
Van Graan: Carbery 'doing really well' ahead of latest step on road to recovery
The out-half is due to step up his training load with the province this week.
Short-term focus paying off for Connacht's Shane Delahunt
The hooker is one start away from registering his best season total with Connacht.
Munster issue positive update on Joey Carbery
However, front rows James Cronin and Rhys Marshall both sustained knee injuries against Leinster and will miss this weekend’s clash with Benetton.
Munster move past Healy frustration as Carbery makes 'really good' progress
The 21-year-old out-half is set to be out of action for two to four weeks.
Post-Brexit trade deal talks continue amid reports of progress
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen reportedly said that talks were “on the very last mile”.
Sexton: 'Have we gone backwards? Not compared to 2019'
The Ireland captain insists the current Ireland side has made progress that they have just been unable to reproduce in competitive action.
Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.
'We want to create a space where everyone is absolutely welcome' - GAA to register first LGBTQ+ club
A closer look at Na Gael Aeracha and inclusion in Gaelic games.
Equal pay not centre stage for Ireland women right now but historic flight plan an encouraging step
Vera Pauw’s side will travel by charter flight for the first time ahead of their all-important Euro qualifier.
Irish defender Warren O'Hora wins Young Player of the Season award at Brighton
Further recognition for the 21-year-old, who was recently offered a new contract by the Premier League club.
Funding for Queen's University Belfast to develop rapid test for Covid-19
The trial is aimed at finding a quick, accurate test for coronavirus.
Conor McManus on Kerry, legacy, and moving on from the disappointment of 2019
Monaghan are still getting used to life without Malachy O’Rourke, who stepped down after seven seasons in charge last year.
Irish duo provisionally qualify for Tokyo Olympics
It’s been a day to remember for Felix English and Mark Downey.
Rangers storm into last-16 with impressive Europa League win over Braga
It’s the club’s first European knockout win in nine years.
Analysis: How Ireland Women's attack has driven them to two Six Nations wins
Tougher challenges lie ahead but the early signs have been positive in Donnybrook over the past two weeks.
Analysis: Wales and Ireland on similar journeys with 1-3-2-2 attack shape
Both teams are looking to provide greater threat with increased width.
Farrell: 'What a position to be in. We've won our first game at home'
The Ireland head coach says Scotland aren’t getting the credit they deserve for last weekend’s display.