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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Showdown

This year
Northern Ireland not to be underestimated in 'home nations clash' at Aviva Stadium
Both sides are under new management at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
'It's not a must-win but it's pretty important to both teams'
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell welcomed the return of hooker Dan Sheehan.
'We feel we’re ready' - Ireland turn attention to massive Boks clash
Andy Farrell’s men are off to Paris next weekend for the huge Pool B meeting.
Limerick and Kilkenny name teams for All-Ireland hurling final
Declan Hannon will be unavailable for Limerick despite hopes of a return, while Kilkenny’s David Blanchfield has won his fitness race.
No Declan Hannon as Limerick and Kilkenny name teams for All-Ireland final
Meanwhile, David Blanchfield has been named to start despite doubts surrounding his fitness.
Rivals Dublin and Mayo set for another absorbing evening in a full Croke Park
The big one in Croke Park today throws in at 4pm.
Donegal or Tyrone - who will step forward with stakes high in Ballybofey?
The Ulste rivals face off in MacCumhaill Park.
'We know Munster are going to bring up bucketloads from Munster'
Leinster back row Max Deegan hopes to see the province’s fans out in force.
Michael van Gerwen and Michael Smith to face off in World Championship final
Van Gerwen has warned that ‘no one is going to stop me’ as Smith seeks revenge.
Last year
Brutal Boks pack and the Bomb Squad mean Ireland have to go up another level
Andy Farrell’s side will face a different challenge today to the one in New Zealand last summer.
'This is a massive Test for us' - Boks arrive in Dublin ahead of Ireland clash
Sbu Nkosi and Marco van Staden have been left at home due to injuries.
Vera Pauw: Ireland need 'the best game of our lives' in historic World Cup play-off
The Girls In Green face Scotland or Austria as their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament hits new heights.
5 key tactical decisions facing John Kiely and Brian Cody
Plenty for both men to ponder ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling final.
Jack O'Connor: 'These Kerry players have been yearning to get a cut at the Dubs'
The counties will meet on Sunday 10 July.
Four of the most dynamic hookers in the world set for battle in Dublin tomorrow
Rónan Kelleher is full of praise for Toulouse pair Julien Marchand and Peato Mauvaka.
Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat
England have the defensive tools to cause Andy Farrell’s side big problems.
Dupont: 'Ireland are surely the favourites for the championship'
The French got their campaign up and running with a bonus-point win over Italy today.
All time
Tyrone and Meath advance to All-Ireland minor football final
There was disappointment for both Cork and Sligo in this afternoon’s semi-finals.
'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks
The Ireland tighthead prop is relishing the set-piece battle this weekend.
This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town
Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.
Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening
The industry has reacted furiously to the postponed return of indoor dining.
Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification
Naomi Carroll’s 46th-minute goal set up a big victory against Scotland.
Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner
Ireland have enjoyed dominance of this fixture in recent times.
Blow for PSG ahead of Barcelona showdown
Brazilian star Neymar has been ruled out of the tie.
Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season
The fixture list for the 2021 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division was revealed on Friday evening.
Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.
Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park
The Premiership side have been impressed by some of the province’s young players.
Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment
Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.
Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final
Two of the game’s great rivals faced off in Dublin.
Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster
Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.
Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign
As Democrats rally against Trump, the race for Massachusetts’ Senate seat is also worth watching, Larry Donnelly writes.
Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'
Scrum-half Luke McGrath hopes his team can find their cohesion again quickly as rugby restarts.
Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.
Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett
The Belfast native will take on the popular Liverpudlian at Cage Warriors 113 in London.
Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown
Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.
Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown
Mourneabbey defend their crown against Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Limerick tomorrow.
'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash
Padraig Pearses face four-in-a-row chasing Corofin in Sunday’s Connacht club SFC final.
Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
Joe Schmidt’s side will take on the number one team in the world in Tokyo next Saturday.
McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory
The pair duelled it out at last month’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Tennessee, with the American emerging victorious.
Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing
Tyrone and Mayo lost out at the semi-final stage.