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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Quarter finals

All time
8 key players in the Sigerson Cup tomorrow for DIT, UUJ, GMIT and NUI Maynooth
Dublin IT entertain UUJ tomorrow in Coolock while GMIT play NUI Maynooth in Carnmore.
# schedule
Here are this week's fixtures in the 2014 Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cups
There’s quarter-final places on offer in the Fitzgibbon Cup while semi-final spots are chased in the Sigerson Cup.
Reigning champions DIT withstand St Mary's challenge to reach Sigerson quarter-final
The reigning champions now advance to take on UUJ.
# Collision Course
Leinster and Munster on Heineken Cup collision course if they pass French tests
Matt O’Connor believes his team has the capabilities needed to win their fourth Heineken Cup.
# Quarter finals
Leinster to visit home of Heineken Cup champions as last eight decided
Munster will face Toulouse at home while Saracens will visit Ravenhill to meet Ulster.
# Picture perfect
16 great images from a successful Heineken Cup weekend for the Irish
Four wins from four again for the provinces with two already in the quarter finals.
Castres v Leinster, Heineken Cup
Qualification for the quarter finals would be achingly close for Matt O’Connor’s men if they could claim a French scalp.
# Review
League Cup wrap: Sunderland shock Chelsea, Manchester City ease to win
Two of the competition’s quarter-final matches took place this evening.
# Progress
Wins for Oulart, Kilcormac and Mt Leinster Rangers in Leinster hurling
The quarter-final action took place today in Nowlan Park, Portlaoise and Mullingar.
# Review
FAI Cup wrap: Dundalk hammer Shels, Rovers overcome Pat's
Meanwhile, Finn Harps and Drogheda are set for a replay after the sides drew this evening.
# Team news
Dublin unchanged for Cork as Tyrone show single tweak for Monaghan clash
Fullback Dermot Carlin comes into the Tyrone side for this weekend’s SFC quarter final.
# barney rocker
Son of legendary stopper John O'Leary with Nirvana Nevermind salute to Dubs
Jack, 4, has been swimming like a legend since he was nine weeks young.
5 things Tyrone and Donegal learned from yesterday’s qualifier wins
Donegal and Tyrone are still in the hunt for Sam Maguire. What might Jim McGuinness and Mickey Harte have learned on Saturday?
# boys in blue
"A lot of people in Dublin don't know what a hurley is" says county star
Dubs defender Niall Corcoran is hoping his side’s winning run will encourage a greater number of fans to cheer them on.
# Showdowns
Repeat pairings not allowed for All-Ireland hurling quarter-final draw
The draw is set to take place on Monday morning.
# Last Four
2 of the best Del Potro shots you’ll ever see gets him into Wimbledon semis
The big man from Argentina fancies his chances of adding to his US Open win of 2009.
# Gross
Your horrifying rugby injury pic of the day
Ernst Joubert does indeed have the worst nose in sport.
# Heineken Cup
Clermont prove too strong for Montpellier
Last year’s semi-finalists booked their place in the last four at the Stade Marcel Michelin.
# Preview
9 great reasons to watch European Rugby this weekend
From threats, to team news, spinning decks to defenders and the continued lusting after a certain Irishman at ‘Quins.
# Take a Bow
WATCH: Alaba and Muller on target as Bayern overcome Juve
The Austrian’s deflected shot gave the German side the lead, as they won 2-0.
# Victories
Leinster U21FC: Longford shock Dublin as Wexford defeat Westmeath
Two counties who met in the 2011 Leinster U21 final will face off in this year’s semi-final.
# Schools GAA
Stage set for Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-finals
The last eight clashes in the prestigious Munster Colleges football competition take place tomorrow.
# success
Leicester beat Toulouse as Munster place in quarter-finals confirmed
Rob Penney’s men will play Harlequins in the last eight, while Ulster will come up against Saracens.
# bonus boys
3 battles Munster need to win to reach the Heineken Cup 1/4 finals
Ian Keatley gets another chance to show Munster fans he is Rona O’Gara’s true heir apparent.
# Heineken Cup
3 battles Leinster need to win to reach the Heineken Cup 1/4 finals
Scoring four tries would be a good start. Winning won be a perfect finalé.
# bonus point
Heineken Cup Explainer: What Leinster and Munster need to do to reach 1/4 finals
Six clubs, including the two Irish provinces, are competing for two runners-up slots.
# Schools GAA
Dr Harty Cup: Wins for Dungarvan, Templemore & Ardscoil Rís
Three of this year’s quarter-finals in the premier Munster colleges hurling competition took place this afternoon.
# dublin 2013
Explainer: What the Irish provinces need to do to reach Heineken Cup 1/4 finals
We run through the likely scenarios for the four sides and reveal who has the best qualifying chance.
# Upset
Capital One Cup wrap: Gunners suffer humiliating defeat, Villa see off Canaries
Arsenal went out to League Two outfit Bradford City at Valley Parade, while Paul Lambert enjoyed a winning return to his old club.
# Club Glory
Ballymun Kickhams return to Leinster arena to face Mullingar Shamrocks
After a 27-year absence, Ballymun Kickhams return to provincial senior club football action this weekend. There are also three other quarter-final ties in the eastern province
# Provincial Progress
Quarter-final victories in Ulster Club SFC
There were triumphs on the provincial football stage yesterday for Errigal Ciaran, St Gall’s and Kilcoo.
# Reaching The Last 4
Semi-final places secured in Leinster Club SHC
Oulart-The-Ballagh, Rathdowney-Errill and Kilcormac-Killoughey were left toasting quarter-final wins in the eastern province yesterday.
# Gaelic Football
Munster club football previews
There are county football finals this weekend in Clare and Limerick, semi-finals in Cork and Waterford, and two quarter-final ties in Tipperary.
# Last Four
Kilmacud Crokes and St Brigid's triumph
The semi-final line-up for the Dublin senior football championship was completed last night.
# Local GAA
Semi-final stage reached in Kerry SFC
Dr Crokes are still in line to maintain their status as senior football title-holders in the Kingdom.
# Last Eight
Quarter-final showdowns in Kerry SFC
Barring draws there will be only four teams left in contention for club football honors in the Kingdom after this weekend.
# Local GAA
Last eight in Clare SHC and last four in Waterford SHC
There are crunch senior hurling quarter-final ties in Clare this weekend while the Waterford SHC finalists will be determined.
# Local GAA
Club hurling latest from Tipperary, Dublin and Wexford
The semi-final stage has been reached in Tipperary and Dublin while the identity of this year’s senior hurling finalists in Wexford is also now known.
# Club Hurling
Waterford SHC: Mount Sion shock Ballygunner - Tipperary SHC: Last eight line up complete
There will be new Déise senior hurling club champions this year while the quarter-final line-up in the Premier county is now known.
# Facing Off
Club Call: Crokes to face Stacks in last eight of the Kerry SFC
The quarter-final draw has been made this afternoon for the 2012 Kerry senior football championship.