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#Showdown

# showdown - Yesterday's News

Vera Pauw: Ireland need 'the best game of our lives' in historic World Cup play-off
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Vera Pauw: Ireland need 'the best game of our lives' in historic World Cup play-off

Fri 12:34 PM 2,713 Views 0 Comments

The Girls In Green face Scotland or Austria as their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament hits new heights.

# showdown - Sunday 17 July, 2022

5 key tactical decisions facing John Kiely and Brian Cody
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5 key tactical decisions facing John Kiely and Brian Cody

Jul 17th 2022, 9:30 AM 6,127 Views 0 Comments

Plenty for both men to ponder ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling final.

# showdown - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Jack O'Connor: 'These Kerry players have been yearning to get a cut at the Dubs'
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From The42
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Jack O'Connor: 'These Kerry players have been yearning to get a cut at the Dubs'

Jun 26th 2022, 9:20 PM 12,160 Views 17 Comments

The counties will meet on Sunday 10 July.

# showdown - Friday 13 May, 2022

Four of the most dynamic hookers in the world set for battle in Dublin tomorrow
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From The42
# Showdown

Four of the most dynamic hookers in the world set for battle in Dublin tomorrow

May 13th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,943 Views 5 Comments

Rónan Kelleher is full of praise for Toulouse pair Julien Marchand and Peato Mauvaka.

# showdown - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat
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From The42
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Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat

Mar 12th 2022, 9:00 AM 15,458 Views 16 Comments

England have the defensive tools to cause Andy Farrell’s side big problems.

# showdown - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Dupont: 'Ireland are surely the favourites for the championship'
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From The42
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Dupont: 'Ireland are surely the favourites for the championship'

Feb 6th 2022, 6:34 PM 16,662 Views 22 Comments

The French got their campaign up and running with a bonus-point win over Italy today.

# showdown - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Tyrone and Meath advance to All-Ireland minor football final
# Showdown
From The42
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Tyrone and Meath advance to All-Ireland minor football final

Aug 21st 2021, 4:42 PM 9,376 Views 5 Comments

There was disappointment for both Cork and Sligo in this afternoon’s semi-finals.

# showdown - Monday 19 July, 2021

'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks
# First Test
From The42
# First Test

'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks

Jul 19th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,680 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland tighthead prop is relishing the set-piece battle this weekend.

# showdown - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town
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From The42
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This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town

Jul 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 26,231 Views 8 Comments

Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.

# showdown - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening
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Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening

Jun 30th 2021, 7:53 AM 13,038 Views 57 Comments

The industry has reacted furiously to the postponed return of indoor dining.

# showdown - Monday 7 June, 2021

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification

Jun 7th 2021, 3:04 PM 7,141 Views 5 Comments

Naomi Carroll’s 46th-minute goal set up a big victory against Scotland.

# showdown - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner
# Showdown
From The42
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Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner

Mar 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,717 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have enjoyed dominance of this fixture in recent times.

# showdown - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Blow for PSG ahead of Barcelona showdown
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Blow for PSG ahead of Barcelona showdown

Mar 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 5,537 Views 2 Comments

Brazilian star Neymar has been ruled out of the tie.

# showdown - Monday 1 February, 2021

Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season
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From The42
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Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 5:24 PM 4,068 Views 3 Comments

The fixture list for the 2021 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division was revealed on Friday evening.

# showdown - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
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From The42
# Showdown

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'

Jan 5th 2021, 6:31 AM 8,159 Views 11 Comments

Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.

# showdown - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park
# Inside Track
From The42
# Inside Track

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park

Dec 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,456 Views 1 Comment

The Premiership side have been impressed by some of the province’s young players.

# showdown - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment
# Super Saturday
From The42
# Super Saturday

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment

Oct 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 43,065 Views 25 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.

# showdown - Saturday 19 September, 2020

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Sep 19th 2020, 2:15 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

# showdown - Friday 4 September, 2020

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster

Sep 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 26,134 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.

# showdown - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign
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Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 52,352 Views 24 Comments

As Democrats rally against Trump, the race for Massachusetts’ Senate seat is also worth watching, Larry Donnelly writes.

# showdown - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'
# Anticipation
From The42
# Anticipation

Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'

Aug 19th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,311 Views 6 Comments

Scrum-half Luke McGrath hopes his team can find their cohesion again quickly as rugby restarts.

# showdown - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
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From The42
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Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand

Aug 18th 2020, 11:43 AM 10,061 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.

# showdown - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett
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From The42
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Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett

Mar 11th 2020, 1:03 PM 3,204 Views 1 Comment

The Belfast native will take on the popular Liverpudlian at Cage Warriors 113 in London.

# showdown - Monday 10 February, 2020

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Feb 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,602 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

# showdown - Friday 22 November, 2019

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown
# Saturday Night Lights
From The42
# Saturday Night Lights

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:27 PM 4,958 Views 1 Comment

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
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From The42
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'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 13,953 Views 1 Comment

Padraig Pearses face four-in-a-row chasing Corofin in Sunday’s Connacht club SFC final.

# showdown - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
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From The42
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Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

Oct 13th 2019, 1:41 PM 80,297 Views 160 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side will take on the number one team in the world in Tokyo next Saturday.

# showdown - Sunday 25 August, 2019

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory
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From The42
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McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory

Aug 25th 2019, 4:49 PM 5,534 Views 1 Comment

The pair duelled it out at last month’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Tennessee, with the American emerging victorious.

# showdown - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing
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From The42
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Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing

Aug 11th 2019, 5:36 PM 10,043 Views 23 Comments

Tyrone and Mayo lost out at the semi-final stage.

# showdown - Monday 15 April, 2019

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

Apr 15th 2019, 6:47 PM 3,374 Views 1 Comment

The deal should be done in the coming days though.

# showdown - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia
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Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia

Updated Feb 23rd 2019, 2:01 PM 14,270 Views 43 Comments

Last night, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of all four bridges linking Tachira to Colombia.

Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England
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From The42
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Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 6,193 Views 4 Comments

A riveting Six Nations clash takes place this evening at Principality Stadium.

# showdown - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Spying, Connect 4, Vunipolas and kicks - Ireland and England prep for a rugby war
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From The42
# Showdown

Spying, Connect 4, Vunipolas and kicks - Ireland and England prep for a rugby war

Jan 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,107 Views 15 Comments

Ireland are keen to avoid looking towards the World Cup before a big game in Dublin on 2 February.

# showdown - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Vibrant new boys versus hipster darlings: MLS decider a snapshot of league's progress
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From The42
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Vibrant new boys versus hipster darlings: MLS decider a snapshot of league's progress

Dec 8th 2018, 8:06 AM 8,299 Views 2 Comments

Later today, Atlanta United take on the Portland Timbers.

# showdown - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)
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'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)

Nov 28th 2018, 4:19 PM 84,927 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar broke Dáil rules today by holding up a poster in the chamber.

# showdown - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension
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May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

Oct 17th 2018, 8:51 AM 8,801 Views 35 Comments

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

# showdown - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Leinster braced for 'assault on the senses' away to proud Toulouse
# Old Gods And The New
From The42
# Old Gods And The New

Leinster braced for 'assault on the senses' away to proud Toulouse

Oct 16th 2018, 6:40 AM 9,739 Views 23 Comments

Leinster are brimming with respect for their fellow four-time champions.

# showdown - Saturday 1 September, 2018

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?
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What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 10,972 Views 46 Comments

Alan Kelly has thrown his leader down the gauntlet and called for a change of leadership.

# showdown - Monday 13 August, 2018

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday
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From The42
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WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Aug 13th 2018, 4:54 PM 5,939 Views 2 Comments

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

# showdown - Saturday 28 July, 2018

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland hurling semi-final From The42
Live Jul 28th 2018, 4:00 PM

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland hurling semi-final

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