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# Testing times

This year
McIlroy told to 'f**k off' during angry exchange at players meeting
Golf Channel reported that former player Johnson Wagner had access to an audio feed.
Last year
O'Connell insists Ireland's set-piece issues are fixable ahead of second test
Ireland came under pressure in the scrum in yesterday’s 42-19 defeat.
All time
Horse racing officials defend drugs record as Oireachtas committee hearings start
‘Whistleblower’ claims also strongly rebuked.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon blasts the media over 'shocking' abuse of Shane Duffy
The Ireland defender has come in for criticism for his recent performances for the Scottish champions.
'He has been getting all sorts for a while from people who should know better'
England’s defeat to Denmark at Wembley last night was compounded by Harry Maguire’s sending-off.
'A victory for young people': UK government forced into u-turn over A-level grades
Boris Johnson, who is on holiday in Scotland, held crisis talks with the minister and senior officials this morning.
PGA Tour plan to use 1 million Coronavirus test kits to restart season
PGA Tour plans to send test kits to the homes of players, caddies and officials.
Prince Charles 'did not jump the queue' for Covid-19 test, insists UK Health Minister
The Prince of Wales tested positive for the virus.
Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory
Graham Ford’s side battled valiantly in Dehradun but had left themselves with too much damage to repair.
NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030
Applus, the company which currently operates the test, made €6.5 million in profit last year, down 20% from 2016.
'A massive opportunity missed' - IRFU turn down offer of women's Test series in Australia
Former Ireland international Sophie Spence has spoken out on the decision.
The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)
There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.
November Tests return for Ireland Women with USA set to visit Dublin
Adam Griggs’ side will face the world’s fifth-ranked team the day after Ireland’s men host the All Blacks.
Kerry ladies manager 'could not give 100%' and steps down after difficult few weeks
Graham Shine saw his side relegated to Division 2 of the Lidl Ladies National League on Sunday.
QUIZ: How well do you remember the international rugby year?
Are you a Tier 1 kind of person… or will you end up kissing your sister.
How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints
It’s detailed in a report from the Policing Authority.
Wallabies star Folau 'respects all people' but 'will not support' same-sex marriage
Australia star Israel Folau’s refusal to support gay marriage led to a mixed reaction from the public on social media.
Liverpool 'keeper Karius admits to 'struggle' and 'negative spell' during debut season
The German was in and out of the team but wants to put all that behind him heading into the new season.
Trump says he's '100%' willing to testify about his private meeting with Comey
Earlier today, Trump tweeted that he had been completely vindicated by the former FBI director’s testimony.
Metaphors abound as Ireland's cricketers navigate the Long Room at Lord's
This could be a landmark summer after a gruelling journey for Irish cricket, writes Tommy Martin.
Garda homicide and domestic violence stats are now being rechecked
Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan confirmed the examination today.
Ringrose aiming to 'right a few wrongs' against Australia following All Blacks defeat
Joe Schmidt’s side take on the Wallabies on Saturday in Ireland’s last November test.
Trump challenges Clinton to drug test, says she was 'pumped up' in last debate
The Republican candidate is continuing his ‘scorched earth’ approach to the election, following a barrage of controversies.
Just 42 days before the Olympics starts, WADA suspends Rio drug lab
There are yet more concerns about the integrity of the Rio Games with under six weeks to go.
Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League season just finished?
Can you remember all the key facts and figures of the season?
Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment
“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”
'Going to training and you can't do anything is a pain in the f*****g hole'
Former Wexford star Darren Stamp will have to sit out Oulart-the-Ballagh’s county final today.
Opinion: The State exams start today – but don't let stress get you down
Stress and pressure are, unfortunately, part and parcel of exams. But there are also simple ways to keep calm and perform well.
Moscow lab suspended ahead of Winter Olympics
The Russian facility has been closed because of questions over the quality of their tests.
Ennis stays top of driving test league tables for 2012
The Clare county town remains just ahead of Sligo as the area where candidates are most likely to pass the driving test.
Reaction: Ireland put through the wringer and come out clean
Declan Kidney’s side got the Six Nations off to a perfect start in Cardiff.
Northern exposure: France trounce Australia in Paris
The 33-6 win pushes France into the crucial fourth-place in the world rankings.
'We're happy with our attack and defence,' Kidney says after bolstering backroom
Anthony Foley and Greg Feek have been recalled to the setup, but the existing coaches insist the changes will be minor.