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# Quarter finals

5th June 2023
# Progress
Coco Gauff and trailblazing Brazilian reach French Open quarter-finals
The American is looking to match last year’s run to the final.
Last month
May 2023
Connacht rock the URC with stunning win over Ulster to reach semi-finals
Andy Friend’s men were thoroughly deserved winners and will now travel to South Africa.
Connacht rock the URC with stunning win over Ulster to reach semi-finals
Andy Friend’s men were thoroughly deserved winners and will now travel to South Africa.
The Irish derby, Leinster's team rotation, and Munster's red-hot hosts
All four Irish provinces are in URC quarter-final action this weekend.
This year
# fine margins
O'Gara's La Rochelle survive big scare to book Champions Cup quarter-final
Teddy Thomas scored late on to break Gloucester’s hearts at Stade Marcel Deflandre.
# success
Inter edge Porto to end 12-year wait for quarter-finals appearance
The Italians’ 1-0 first-leg home victory was ultimately enough to see them through.
Last year
# Pot Luck
Fixtures for Tipperary senior hurling championship quarter-finals confirmed
2021 champions Loughmore Castleiney play 2011 winners Drom & Inch.
Gaelic football power rankings: Where do the final eight stand?
The All-Ireland quarter-finals get underway in Croke Park today.
# Last Eight
Kerry to face Mayo as All-Ireland football quarter-final draw made
The games will take place on the weekend of 25-26 June.
# Red Army
'To the brave and faithful, nothing is impossible' - Munster's Van Graan
The Munster head coach recognises that his team’s display is the most important factor against Toulouse.
# Quarter finals
Former winners Higgins and Bingham progress to last eight at World Snooker Championship
‘I feel like I’m starting to get a bit of rhythm going,’ said 46-year-old Higgins after seeing off Noppon Saengkham.
# fyi
Dates, kick-off times and broadcast coverage for Champions Cup quarter-finals confirmed
Munster are first up when they face Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium at 3pm on 7 May.
# Next Job
Leinster will travel to face Leicester in the Champions Cup quarter-finals
The Tigers will be at home for what should be a thrilling clash with the Irish province.
# Singapore
Ireland 7s notch first win over mighty Fiji as they advance into quarter-finals
James Topping’s side notched a historic victory on their way through the pool stages.
# Boost
Chelsea put one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals after Lukaku dropped
The London side proved too strong for Lille.
# Advantage
Late goals leave Liverpool in pole position to qualify for Champions League quarter-finals
Jurgen Klopp’s side earned a hard-fought win over Inter this evening.
All time
# Quarter finals
Connolly goals inspire Blackrock and Glen Rovers overcome Horgan red card in Cork action
Blackrock ran out ten-point victors over Douglas while Glen Rovers defeated Imokilly today.
# Dejection
Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes
Anthony Eddy’s side made a promising start but conceded a late score to miss out.
# William Hill
David Meyler: FA Cup final rematch between the Robertos is the pick of Euro 2020 quarters
With eight teams left at the European Championships, the former Ireland midfielder looks ahead to this weekend’s ties.
# Last 8
Dates and times confirmed for Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals
Leinster’s meeting with Exeter on Saturday will clash with the Wales v Ireland game in the Women’s Six Nations.
# getting better
Liverpool end woeful run to reach Champions League quarter-finals
Jurgen Klopp’s side overcame RB Leipzig 4-0 on aggregate.
# Knockout Hurling
5 talking points after Clare, Waterford, Galway and Tipperary discover quarter-final tests
Páirc Uí Chaoimh is the stage for Clare and Waterford with the Gaelic Grounds hosting the meeting of Galway and Tipperary.
# Quarter finals
Clifford grabs key goal but later is sent-off as Kerry champions progress after late drama
Title holders East Kerry survived a battle with St Kieran’s while earlier there was victory for St Brendan’s over Killarney Legion.
# looking ahead
Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League
Man City, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are among the contenders.
# Measures
Training set to be suspended for Leinster, Ulster, Connacht, and Munster
The provinces have no certainty around when they will next play.
# concerns
EPCR will support any 'preventative measures' in relation to coronavirus
Leinster and Ulster are due to play Champions Cup quarter-finals on the first weekend of April.
# Dominant
Aki red the only blot as Ireland secure World Cup quarter-final with big win over Samoa
Joe Schmidt’s men were back somewhere close to their best in a seven-try victory in Fukuoka.
# The kingdom
Kerry trump Meath by eight points to top Super 8s group and book All-Ireland semi-final spot
Peter Keane’s men will now face either Dublin or Tyrone at Croke Park next weekend.
# Roland Garros
Dream to win four Grand Slams in the same season alive as Djokovic reaches French Open semi-final
The world number one will meet Austrian Dominic Thiem after defeating Alexander Zverev in straight sets.
# easy
Ireland's group rivals hammered by France in quarters
Czech Republic were beaten 6-1 at Tallaght Stadium today.
# In the tight
'You get to run into a group of lads as hard as you can, what’s there not to like!'
Jean Kleyn is hoping Munster’s maul returns to its best on Saturday as he prepares to bring a high work-rate.
# relentless
Four-goal Liverpool ease to semi-final clash with Barcelona
Mane, Salah and Firmino were all on target as Klopp’s men earned a 6-1 aggregate win over Porto.
# European nights
Keita and Firmino help Liverpool see off Porto in Champions League quarter-final first leg
Jurgen Klopp’s men secured a comfortable 2-0 win at Anfield on Tuesday night.
# Winning
Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series
Their next match takes place today at 5.32am Irish time on Sunday.
# Additional PLayers
Provinces bolster European squads for quarter-final showdowns
Each club is permitted to add three players to their squad for the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stages.
# Spot kicks
Leicester win Saints shoot-out to book Man City clash
Claude Puel’s side were held to a 0-0 draw by struggling Southampton at the King Power Stadium in normal time.
# Quarter finals
Dublin SFC quarter-final line-up confirmed as Ballyboden and Crokes progress
Friday night saw Kilmacud Crokes and Ballyboden St Enda’s complete the line-up of the final eight.
# Relief
Nadal ends 7-year wait to return to Wimbledon quarter-finals
He secured a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.
# fyi
Here are the dates for the last five games in this year's All-Ireland Hurling Championship
There’s just five games remaining in the 2018 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship.
Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final
We went minute-by-minute as England and Sweden clashed at the Samara Arena for a place in the World Cup semi-finals.