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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# second tier

This year
'I don't need advice in that territory' - Testy Sunday Game exchange on Tailteann Cup remarks
Presenter Joanne Cantwell asked Dónál Óg Cusack about why he used a disparaging description for the football competition.
Last year
'There’s buy-in to it' - GAA president has 'no doubt' Tailteann Cup will be a success
Larry McCarthy defended aspects of the competition’s structure.
All time
Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier
The former European champions encountered a highly-motivated Ealing on their first outing since relegation.
Kerry to take on Antrim in McDonagh Cup final after dramatic win over Carlow
Kerry defeated Carlow in a cracking encounter, while Antrim had a bye-week.
New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020
‘We believe that there is great value in making this a regular national team.’
Battling the drop - Division 2 form a concern in the greater Munster football picture
Kerry are flying high in the top tier but the other Munster counties are struggling.
Dubs legend Rock calls for 'B' championship with the final played on All-Ireland Sunday
The Dublin legend believes two championships would offer smaller counties a fairer chance.
Arsenal face trips to Germany, Serbia and Belarus after Europa League draw
The 48 competing clubs were separated into 12 groups this afternoon.
'They sweat blood and run their hearts out. Fans pay a tenner - we need to give them their money's worth'
Cobh Ramblers manager Stephen Henderson discusses the frustrations and moments of joy that make life in the First Division worthwhile.
Athlone Town win after week in the spotlight while table-toppers Waterford drive on
The league leaders beat Shels at home.
UCD held at home as O'Sullivan brace extends Waterford's lead at top of division 1
Meanwhile, Cobh Ramblers bounced back from a goal down to win in Wexford.
One team, one goal: German rugby working hard to make World Cup dream a reality
In the final part of our series from Germany, we take a closer look at the sport in the country and the work being done at grassroots level as the national team attempt to qualify for Japan.
Roscommon beat Meath to boost promotion hopes as Laois come back to defeat Galway
Eamon Wallace earns starting place after late cameo against Laois
Liverpool are going back to Istanbul after drawing Besiktas while Celtic face Inter Milan
Tottenham were paired with Italian club Fiorentina.
5 big questions for Connacht before their return to Challenge Cup action
It’s back to (the other) European competition for Pat Lam’s men.
Stuart Byrne column: A reserve league would be best for everyone
Our League of Ireland columnist believes young players and those on the fringes would benefit from the introduction of second teams.
Here are the pools for the 2014/15 European Rugby Challenge Cup
Connacht have been drawn alongside Exeter, Bayonne and La Rochelle in the second-tier competition.
Irish influence helps Rotherham to narrow Championship play-off defeat
Sean Scanlon, Michael Keating and Charlie Mulchrone started for the Titans in their semi-final first leg.
Amlin Cup: Leinster get Friday night clash but Toulouse couldn't care less
French coach Guy Novès remarked that he was not aware his side were still involved in European action.
Kidney striving to shake Argentina loose and claim rankings boost
The two sides have identical results over their past 10 games and are separated by a solitary ranking point.
November tests: The only way is up for Foley
The Ireland forwards coach has personal experience of grinding out victories over Argentina.