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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Silver lining

This year
# Silver lining
'It’s an opportunity for someone to step up' - Leinster assistant on Sexton setback
Robin McBryde is optimistic the province can remain a potent force in the star’s absence.
Last year
# Silver lining
Ellen Keane wins world championship silver for Ireland
Keane was edged out by Spain’s Dmytriv.
All time
# Silver lining
Cardiff v Scarlets the latest URC derby postponed
Covid cases in the Cardiff camp should indirectly allow for fans to attend the game again provided Wales lifts its stadium ban later this season.
# Sail Away
Finn Lynch takes silver with best-ever result for Irish at World Championships
What an achievement by the Carlow sailor.
# Silver lining
Glory for Ireland as Jenny Egan bags silver medal in Canoe Sprint World Championships
Egan took her second medal of the season in the biggest race of the year.
# Silver lining
Slovakia collapse gives Ireland World Cup seeding boost
Although the rankings will be determined after next month’s games, Ireland have snuck into pot two.
# Green Machine
Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships
The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.
# Silver lining
Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final
The Belfast boxer lost 4-1 on the scorecards to Bulgaria’s Petrova Stanimira in Minsk.
# Silver lining
'Disastrous races' to World Cup medal: Ireland's Egan takes silver in Poland
Another podium place as the 32-year-old Dublin canoeist finished second yesterday.
# Silver lining
No longer sailing solo, Annalise Murphy's 2020 'experiment' one to keep an eye on
The Olympic silver medallist has jumped ship to sail alongside Cork’s Katie Tingle.
# Silver lining
Ireland's fairytale World Cup ends with historic silver as Dutch class tells
The defending champions proved too strong for Ireland, as Shaw’s side finish as World Cup runners-up.
# Silver lining
Five-try Ireland show Wales a clean pair of heels to reach Sevens World Cup Challenge final
Ireland will face Australia at 00:08 Irish time.
# Silver lining
Cork City face daunting task against Polish kingpins in Champions League opener
However, a stroke of luck means the losers receive a bye to the Europa League’s third qualifying round.
# Silver lining
Two-try Gilroy helps Ulster see off Ospreys to take place in Champions Cup
John Cooney underlined his importance to the northern province as he kicked 15 points to help seal victory.
# Silver lining
Racing's Nakarawa pips Leinster trio to win European Player of the Year
Johnny Sexton, Scott Fardy and Tadhg Furlong had made the shortlist for the prize.
# Silver lining
Klopp sees Liverpool as more 'unpredictable' without Coutinho
The man in charge at Anfield has been delighted with his side’s reaction to the Brazilian’s departure.
# Silver lining
'Next thing, he was in a coma. I'm sat there thinking, 'what the f*** is boxing all about?''
With Gary Murray having woken from his coma, Paddy Gallagher wants his former foe to walk him to the ring in 2018.
# Silver lining
O'Halloran in line to face champions as Connacht welcome no fresh injuries
The international fullback will hope to arrest his province’s slide down the Pro14 Conference A table.
# Silver lining
'A diamond gets formed out of coal when it gets put under pressure'
Rassie Erasmus believes this defeat is part of Munster’s journey.
# Silver lining
'To get experience in those situations is great': Marmion ready to build after impressing in Cardiff
It was a rare opportunity for the scrum-half to show his worth for a extended period on the big stage.
# Golden State Warriors
Expecting the worst, Golden State Warriors reassured about integral Kevin Durant
KD could yet feature in the Western Conference Playoffs.
# Silver lining
Medal alert! Cork's Orla Barry goes one better than London to take home Paralympic silver
A brilliant performance from the 26-year-old.
# Silver lining
Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal
After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.
# Silver lining
'He didn't know the half of what we were up to' - O'Donovans reveal rocky road to silver medal glory
Gary and Paul O’Donovan claimed a historic silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls final on Friday.
# Silver lining
Ireland mark return to European competition with silver medal
Mark Scannell’s side finished second behind Malta.
# Silver lining
Ronaldo to stay and frantic January spending - the consequences of Real's transfer ban
New boss Zinedine Zidane could benefit from an enforced period of stability at the club.
# Silver lining
Disappointment for Joe Ward as he's forced to settle for World Championship silver
The 21-year-old was beaten in this evening’s final.
# Silver lining
Her upcoming UFC bout was cancelled but Aisling Daly will still be fighting next month
Ireland’s only female UFC fighter is heading to Canada.
# Silver lining
Regan strikes late to nick the Walsh Cup for Galway
The Dubs led by seven points at one stage but left Croke Park empty-handed/
# can do
Silver linings: Rodgers takes heart from Can display
And the former Bayer Leverkusen man will only get better as his fitness improves.
# Cycling
Silver lining as Ryan Mullen misses out on world title by fraction of a second
Mullen stormed to second in today’s U23 time-trial in Ponferrada, Spain.
# Silver lining
Daily Mail explains to its readers that the iCloud is not, in fact, an actual cloud
Wait a minute – it’s not a real cloud? Like in the sky?
# Silver lining
Ireland's Ciara Ginty wins boxing silver at the Youth Olympics
Ginty adds silver to go with bronze won by Donegal’s Michael Gallagher in Nanjing.
# Hope
Some Croke Park residents are signing a petition to reinstate all five concerts
The organiser said that ‘most residents are fuming that a minority are speaking on behalf of the whole area’.
# Silver lining
Six Nations call-ups the high point of another testing Connacht week
The westerners have three players in the extended Ireland squad.
# Silver lining
Better news for Ireland as Chris Henry and Iain Henderson near return
The Ulster duo are in contention for playing roles against Munster, who have lost Sean Dougall and James Downey to injury.
# Silver lining
New Zealand confirm injured Dan Carter will miss Irish Test
Irish rugby fans, meanwhile, must wait until Tuesday to learn if Jonny Sexton and Rob Kearney will be ruled in or out.
# Silver lining
O’Mahony: Munster must start turning 'bitterness' into trophies again
The back row says the southern province was left broken-hearted by the loss to Clermont which ended their season.
# Silver lining
'I'm glad that it's all over' - Healy relieved after biting allegations prove toothless
The Irish prop is flying home from Australia after his ankle injury was confirmed as tour-ending.
# Prom Night
22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything
These are Ireland’s REAL assets.