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#Shock

# shock - Monday 5 September, 2022

France star Vakatawa forced to retire from rugby aged 30
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France star Vakatawa forced to retire from rugby aged 30

Sep 5th 2022, 3:11 PM 37,841 Views 8 Comments

The talismanic back has been forbidden from continuing his professional career in France on medical grounds.

# shock - Friday 12 August, 2022

Major upset sees Cork City's 24-game unbeaten run come to an end
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Major upset sees Cork City's 24-game unbeaten run come to an end

Aug 12th 2022, 10:12 PM 8,983 Views 6 Comments

Treaty United earned a surprise 2-0 win at Turner’s Cross.

# shock - Friday 15 July, 2022

Austria dump Norway out and book Euros quarter-final clash with Germany
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Austria dump Norway out and book Euros quarter-final clash with Germany

Jul 15th 2022, 10:50 PM 3,215 Views 0 Comments

Nicola Billa’s first-half header secured a 1-0 win, the Austrians’ first over the Norwegians.

# shock - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Ireland's Sam Bennett misses out on Tour de France spot again
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Ireland's Sam Bennett misses out on Tour de France spot again

Jun 28th 2022, 12:00 PM 28,997 Views 7 Comments

Ryan Mullen has also been left off Bora-Hansgrohe’s eight-man team.

# shock - Friday 17 June, 2022

Nakosi sparks crucial score as Castres upset rivals Toulouse to reach Top 14 final
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Nakosi sparks crucial score as Castres upset rivals Toulouse to reach Top 14 final

Jun 17th 2022, 11:01 PM 7,029 Views 1 Comment

They will face either Bordeaux-Begles or Montpellier in the final after tonight’s 24-18 victory over the reigning champions.

# shock - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Hogg and Russell out of Scotland squad for South America tour
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Hogg and Russell out of Scotland squad for South America tour

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 3:40 PM 11,180 Views 8 Comments

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend says he hopes Stuart Hogg will continue to captain Scotland upon his international return.

# shock - Sunday 1 May, 2022

13-man Tyrone stunned as Derry outgun reigning Ulster and All-Ireland champions
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13-man Tyrone stunned as Derry outgun reigning Ulster and All-Ireland champions

Updated May 1st 2022, 6:41 PM 39,827 Views 43 Comments

Healy Park hosted the Ulster SFC quarter-final.

# shock - Monday 18 April, 2022

Barca's top-four finish in danger after shock defeat to strugglers Cadiz
# Poor Run
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# Poor Run

Barca's top-four finish in danger after shock defeat to strugglers Cadiz

Apr 18th 2022, 10:19 PM 5,946 Views 2 Comments

The relegation battlers won 1-0 at Camp Nou.

# shock - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Frankfurt stun Barcelona to reach Europa League semis
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Frankfurt stun Barcelona to reach Europa League semis

Apr 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 8,660 Views 7 Comments

Barca were strong favourites to win at home against a side sitting ninth in the Bundesliga.

# shock - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Benfica stun Ajax to reach Champions League quarter-finals
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Benfica stun Ajax to reach Champions League quarter-finals

Mar 15th 2022, 10:21 PM 4,486 Views 0 Comments

Darwin Nunez headed home in the 77th minute to seal Benfica’s passage to the last eight for the first time since 2016.

# shock - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Nantes inflict surprise defeat on Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain
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Nantes inflict surprise defeat on Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain

Feb 19th 2022, 10:53 PM 3,922 Views 1 Comment

It was their first league loss since early October.

# shock - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Bundesliga leaders Bayern slump to 4-2 defeat at Bochum
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Bundesliga leaders Bayern slump to 4-2 defeat at Bochum

Feb 12th 2022, 5:45 PM 1,757 Views 1 Comment

Bayern conceded four goals in the first half for the first time in a Bundesliga match since 1975.

# shock - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Msakni strikes as Tunisia upset Nigeria in Africa Cup of Nations
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Msakni strikes as Tunisia upset Nigeria in Africa Cup of Nations

Jan 23rd 2022, 9:22 PM 3,011 Views 0 Comments

Tunisia squeezed into the knockout phase among the four best third-placed teams

# shock - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Lewis Grabban’s late strike sees Nottingham Forest dump Arsenal out of FA Cup
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Lewis Grabban’s late strike sees Nottingham Forest dump Arsenal out of FA Cup

Jan 9th 2022, 7:25 PM 20,211 Views 16 Comments

Arsenal, 14-time winners, produced a disjointed performance which got what it deserved.

# shock - Friday 24 December, 2021

'I saw 89 missed calls...You’ll be named today as failing a drugs test'
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'I saw 89 missed calls...You’ll be named today as failing a drugs test'

Dec 24th 2021, 9:30 PM 132,517 Views 21 Comments

Read an extract from Unbroken’ by Aidan O’Mahony.

# shock - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Amanda Nunes defeated in one of the biggest upsets in UFC history
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Amanda Nunes defeated in one of the biggest upsets in UFC history

Dec 12th 2021, 10:27 AM 8,194 Views 0 Comments

Julianna Pena stunned the two-division champion in Las Vegas.

# shock - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Ireland goalkeeper stars as Reading enjoy first WSL win over Chelsea
# Royal Rumble
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# Royal Rumble

Ireland goalkeeper stars as Reading enjoy first WSL win over Chelsea

Dec 11th 2021, 1:58 PM 2,293 Views 0 Comments

Grace Moloney kept a clean sheet against the champions, who had scored in 59 consecutive league games before today.

# shock - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Pep Guardiola’s landmark ruined as Crystal Palace punish 10-man Manchester City
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Pep Guardiola’s landmark ruined as Crystal Palace punish 10-man Manchester City

Oct 30th 2021, 5:22 PM 5,061 Views 4 Comments

Wilfried Zaha and Conor Gallagher made Guardiola’s 200th Premier League match one to forget for the Spaniard.

# shock - Friday 10 September, 2021

Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari
# Ace
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# Ace

Emma Raducanu reaches US Open final with straight sets defeat of Maria Sakkari

Sep 10th 2021, 7:43 AM 7,272 Views 12 Comments

The Kent teenager is the first qualifier – male or female – to reach the final of a grand slam tournament.

# shock - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'
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'She's done rowing in Ireland proud and she can hold her head high knowing what she's done'

Jul 29th 2021, 9:06 AM 13,960 Views 8 Comments

Rowing team chief Fearghal O’Callaghan reflected on a ‘bittersweet’ day.

# shock - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain
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'I still don't have my head around it' - Murray honoured to be Lions captain

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,659 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old said Alun Wyn Jones offered him a few words of advice last night.

# shock - Monday 21 June, 2021

Atlanta Hawks stun Philadelphia 76ers to advance to Eastern Conference finals From The42

Atlanta Hawks stun Philadelphia 76ers to advance to Eastern Conference finals

Jun 21st 2021, 7:55 AM 2,683 Views 3 Comments

The Hawks face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.

# shock - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Here's the goal that left Ireland stunned tonight
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Here's the goal that left Ireland stunned tonight

Mar 27th 2021, 11:13 PM 6,425 Views 7 Comments

Gerson Rodrigues’ fine finish earned Luxembourg a famous win.

# shock - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
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Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,168 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

# shock - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Real Madrid's title challenge in crisis after defeat to Levante
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Real Madrid's title challenge in crisis after defeat to Levante

Jan 30th 2021, 5:37 PM 4,466 Views 1 Comment

Atletico can go 10 points clear at the top of La Liga tomorrow.

# shock - Monday 21 December, 2020

'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'
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'So, says Jim, you’re travelling on Saturday. I nearly fall off the chair. ‘What?!’'

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 8:05 PM 60,602 Views 27 Comments

Bernard Brogan describes the run-up to last year’s All-Ireland final.

# shock - Saturday 28 November, 2020

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset
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# Belief

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset

Nov 28th 2020, 8:15 AM 4,150 Views 0 Comments

Armagh face the three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions in today’s semi-final – and the underdog tag suits them just fine.

# shock - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster
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Underdogs Cavan stun Donegal to end 23 years of hurt in Ulster

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 51,495 Views 57 Comments

Mickey Graham’s side won by four points in the Athletic Grounds.

# shock - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks
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Argentina produce massive upset result with first-ever win over the All Blacks

Nov 14th 2020, 9:30 AM 49,802 Views 22 Comments

Nicolas Sanchez scored all of the Pumas’ points in a 25-15 win in Sydney.

# shock - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final
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Lucan Sarsfields stun Kilmacud Crokes in Dublin hurling quarter-final

Aug 23rd 2020, 5:57 PM 11,014 Views 0 Comments

They’ll play Cuala in the Dublin SHC semi-final.

# shock - Friday 27 March, 2020

'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit
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'I don't understand how New England let him get away' - NFL icon Joe Montana on Brady exit

Mar 27th 2020, 7:47 AM 5,352 Views 3 Comments

The legendary quarterback has signed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

# shock - Friday 21 February, 2020

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22
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2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22

Feb 21st 2020, 9:46 AM 7,329 Views 5 Comments

The Bray man cited financial reasons, and his not being selected for March’s Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, as cause to hang up his gloves.

# shock - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup
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Gonzaga make history with dramatic late comeback to dump Blackrock out of Leinster Senior Cup

Jan 26th 2020, 6:04 PM 45,869 Views 55 Comments

They scored two tries at the death to steal a famous victory.

# shock - Friday 24 January, 2020

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open
# Stunned
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# Stunned

15-year-old Coco Gauff knocks defending champion Osaka out of Australian Open

Jan 24th 2020, 12:11 PM 24,022 Views 10 Comments

The teen sensation won in straight sets to reach the last 16.

# shock - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore
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Titans take out Super Bowl favourites Ravens in Baltimore

Jan 12th 2020, 9:20 AM 10,025 Views 3 Comments

The New England Patriots one week, the Baltimore Ravens the next. The Tennessee Titans caused another upset on Saturday.

# shock - Saturday 19 October, 2019

10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season
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10-man Madrid stunned by Mallorca as Zidane's men suffer first league defeat of the season

Oct 19th 2019, 9:55 PM 6,172 Views 7 Comments

Real Madrid had Alvaro Odriozola sent off in the second half during their 1-0 defeat.

# shock - Sunday 6 October, 2019

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat
# Scottish Premiership
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# Scottish Premiership

10-man Celtic stunned by Livingston as Lennon's side suffer first league defeat

Oct 6th 2019, 2:28 PM 5,855 Views 0 Comments

Rangers will have the chance to go top of the Scottish Premiership later today.

# shock - Sunday 29 September, 2019

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'
# Regrets
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# Regrets

'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'

Sep 29th 2019, 4:50 AM 27,531 Views 29 Comments

Ireland played into Japan’s hands in their shock 19-12 defeat to Japan.

# shock - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock
# Upset
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# Upset

'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock

Sep 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 30,354 Views 57 Comments

The Brave Blossoms took some motivation from the Irish focus on a possible quarter-final.

# shock - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'
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'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'

Sep 25th 2019, 1:12 PM 19,482 Views 7 Comments

Irishman Dean Lester was part of Uruguay’s S&C team in their preparation for the World Cup.

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