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# Progress

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# Progress
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.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
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.
# next step
Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'
Leo Cullen’s men will face Exeter or Lyon next weekend.
# Progress
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.
# decisions
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.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
Short-term focus paying off for Connacht's Shane Delahunt
The hooker is one start away from registering his best season total with Connacht.
# Progress
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.
# Sidelined
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.
# Getting there
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”.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
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”.
# History in the making
'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.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
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.
# Progress
Irish duo provisionally qualify for Tokyo Olympics
It’s been a day to remember for Felix English and Mark Downey.
# Progress
Rangers storm into last-16 with impressive Europa League win over Braga
It’s the club’s first European knockout win in nine years.
# Progress
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.
# Width
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.
# Positivity
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.
# Progress
Ireland U19 internationals rewarded with new Southampton and Celtic deals
Will Ferry and Barry Coffey have extended their contracts with their respective clubs until 2022.
# Progress
Sport Ireland confirm maternity pay for top Irish athletes
Athletes will be paid for 12 months.
# Progress
McFarland embraces diversity to forge Ulster bond
Another false dawn, or the beginning of something special in Belfast?
# Skills
Larkham enthusiastic about Munster's attack progress as Racing come to town
The Australian has made a positive impact since joining during the summer.
# Progress
Connacht can lean on 2015/16 template for inspiration
The province won their first ever trophy in a year where the post-World Cup fallout hit others hardest.
# Progress
For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran
The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years.
# community
'We've made absolutely massive progress... It's a credit to all the supporters that have put in the voluntary hours'
Captain Derek Pender on the progress made both on and off the pitch at Bohemians.
# Progress
FAI take further step to finally appointing independent directors to Board
Almost 17 years after the Genesis Report recommended so, the football body today went closer to bringing an outside perspective to its decision-making.
# Progress
Clarke: 'Portrush hosting The Open is a sign of how far Northern Ireland has come'
After being awarded the honour of hitting the opening tee shot, Clarke spoke about what Royal Portrush hosting the Major means to him.
# Progress
'I'm conditioned in such a way to be suspicious of the FAI... But things have changed'
Noel Mooney was praised for improving the atmosphere at the association by Stephen McGuinness and others yesterday.
# Progress
'We're falling very far short': Citizens' Assembly on gender equality to start work in autumn
The assembly will begin its work in October this year.
# Progress
'It feels a bit surreal': Landmark day for Irish women's cricket
Six players will receive part-time professional contracts thanks to the support of Sport Ireland.
# Progress
Isco gets rare start while Madrid advance in Copa del Rey despite defeat
Martin Braithwaite gave Leganes victory over Real Madrid but it was not enough to cause a Copa del Rey upset for the second year running.
# Progress
Giroud ends 794-minute Chelsea goal drought as Blues progress to Europa League last 32
The France international scored his first goal of the season tonight.
# Progress
'That we managed to bring Ronaldo to Juventus is something exceptional' – Nedved
Juventus vice-president and former star player Pavel Nedved is excited about the future after Cristiano Ronaldo swapped Real Madrid for Turin.
# Points Race
Ireland's Oliver Dingley takes fifth place in European Championship
The diver missed the podium places by just six points over the final’s seven dives.
# Permutations
Messi and Argentina's World Cup hopes are still alive - here's how they can progress
Nigeria’s win over Iceland has boosted the hopes of Jorge Sampaoli’s side.