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# the-big-one - Monday 23 November, 2020

Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier
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# Republic Of Ireland Wnt

Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:09 PM 4,679 Views 0 Comments

One Megan in, one Megan out as Vera Pauw puts together a squad of 27 for next Tuesday’s likely pivotal clash.

# the-big-one - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham
# The Big One
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# The Big One

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

Nov 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 28,013 Views 12 Comments

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

# the-big-one - Friday 22 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:27 PM 4,883 Views 1 Comment

Mourneabbey defend their crown against Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Limerick tomorrow.

# the-big-one - Friday 31 May, 2019

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden
# The Big One
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# The Big One

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden

May 31st 2019, 10:25 PM 62,493 Views 50 Comments

Taylor was four pounds heavier than her opponent, but still safely under the lightweight limit.

# the-big-one - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'
# The Big One
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# The Big One

'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'

May 29th 2019, 9:39 PM 5,666 Views 3 Comments

Media coverage is the last thing on Katie Taylor’s mind ahead of what she says is ‘by far the biggest night’ of her career.

# the-big-one - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight

Feb 13th 2019, 3:46 PM 11,966 Views 1 Comment

Taylor must first vanquish Rose Volante in a major fight in March, but is due to face Delfine Persoon in New York provided she’s successful.

# the-big-one - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Schmidt expects Sexton to be fully fit for Six Nations opener against England
# Boost
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# Boost

Schmidt expects Sexton to be fully fit for Six Nations opener against England

Jan 23rd 2019, 11:43 AM 5,996 Views 4 Comments

The experienced out-half has been sidelined with a knee tendon injury in recent weeks.

# the-big-one - Friday 28 December, 2018

'Every game is a big game but this is a special one for the people of Munster'
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# The Big One

'Every game is a big game but this is a special one for the people of Munster'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,195 Views 12 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan said Chris Farrell won’t be available for their crunch tie against Leinster but is close to making a return.

# the-big-one - Monday 24 December, 2018

Munster ramping up for 'game of the season' against fully-loaded Leinster
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Munster ramping up for 'game of the season' against fully-loaded Leinster

Dec 24th 2018, 8:10 AM 14,641 Views 36 Comments

Munster are ready for December 29th and a heavyweight contest in Thomond.

# the-big-one - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night
# 1st V 2nd
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# 1st V 2nd

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night

Nov 15th 2018, 5:25 PM 13,948 Views 2 Comments

The Irish rugby legend spoke openly on a series of topics at Liberty Hall in Dublin.

# the-big-one - Monday 12 November, 2018

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

Nov 12th 2018, 8:28 AM 19,045 Views 14 Comments

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Wilder likely next up for Joshua in either September or November, says Hearn
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Wilder likely next up for Joshua in either September or November, says Hearn

May 15th 2018, 4:07 PM 4,232 Views 6 Comments

Promoter Eddie Hearn says he’s exploring options which might see Joshua-Wilder land in the States.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash
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# The Big One

Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash

Mar 27th 2018, 2:22 PM 4,797 Views 8 Comments

The pair square off in Cardiff on Saturday night.

# the-big-one - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Gleeson loss, elder Déise lemons, X-Factor up front - Galway-Waterford talking points
# The Big One
From The42
# The Big One

Gleeson loss, elder Déise lemons, X-Factor up front - Galway-Waterford talking points

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 4,594 Views 2 Comments

The counties lock horns in the All-Ireland senior hurling final at Croke Park.

# the-big-one - Saturday 25 March, 2017

6 of the brightest Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling talents chasing Croke Cup glory
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# The Big One

6 of the brightest Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling talents chasing Croke Cup glory

Mar 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,773 Views 1 Comment

St Kieran’s are aiming for a 22nd title, and four-in-a-row, as Our Lady’s Templemore seek the title for the first time since 1978.

# the-big-one - Sunday 17 July, 2016

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared
# The Big One
# The Big One

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared

Jul 17th 2016, 9:45 AM 20,598 Views 15 Comments

A new report shows that people need to face the reality to “prevent the inevitable disaster from becoming a catastrophe”.

# the-big-one - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia
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# The Big One

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia

Jun 26th 2016, 12:42 PM 3,695 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs was injured in a rout of Tunisia in the quarter-finals.

# the-big-one - Friday 29 April, 2016

Senior influence, history repeating and more All-Ireland U21 football final talking points
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# The Big One

Senior influence, history repeating and more All-Ireland U21 football final talking points

Apr 29th 2016, 2:00 PM 3,863 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to discuss ahead of Saturday’s EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football decider between Cork and Mayo.

# the-big-one - Saturday 23 April, 2016

6 players to watch as Dublin and Kerry battle it out for National Football League glory
# The Big One
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# The Big One

6 players to watch as Dublin and Kerry battle it out for National Football League glory

Apr 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 6,620 Views 3 Comments

This sextet will have a big say as Gaelic Football’s heavyweights contest for national silverware again.

# the-big-one - Friday 23 October, 2015

Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight
# The Big One
# The Big One

Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:56 PM 24,176 Views 27 Comments

The Category 5 Hurricane Patricia is expected to bring 200 mph winds, and potentially catastrophic rainfall.

# the-big-one - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris
# Operation Beat France
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# Operation Beat France

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris

Oct 10th 2015, 8:24 AM 7,293 Views 3 Comments

The retired blindside could be among the Ireland ranks under different circumstances this weekend, and he knows the hurt they carry into this World Cup.

# the-big-one - Friday 2 October, 2015

France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win
# The Big One
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# The Big One

France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win

Oct 2nd 2015, 5:39 AM 8,347 Views 12 Comments

Philippe Saint-André’s men finished powerfully after a stuttering display in Milton Keynes last night.

# the-big-one - Sunday 20 September, 2015

6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland senior football final
# The Big One
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# The Big One

6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland senior football final

Sep 20th 2015, 8:15 AM 8,549 Views 8 Comments

The scene is set for another titanic collision between the game’s age-old rivals.

# the-big-one - Thursday 10 September, 2015

TJ Dillashaw has got an opponent and date for his next UFC title defence
# The Big One
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# The Big One

TJ Dillashaw has got an opponent and date for his next UFC title defence

Sep 10th 2015, 11:05 AM 3,591 Views 4 Comments

The ultimate test for the bantamweight champion.

# the-big-one - Sunday 12 July, 2015

6 talking points ahead of Tipperary and Waterford's Munster hurling final
# The Big One
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# The Big One

6 talking points ahead of Tipperary and Waterford's Munster hurling final

Jul 12th 2015, 12:40 PM 10,485 Views 6 Comments

The scene is set for Sunday’s provincial final at Semple Stadium.

# the-big-one - Friday 24 April, 2015

Five reasons to tune in for tonight's clash of the League of Ireland's top two
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Five reasons to tune in for tonight's clash of the League of Ireland's top two

Apr 24th 2015, 7:15 PM 5,078 Views 5 Comments

Cork City and Dundalk will square off in front of the RTÉ cameras at a packed Turner’s Cross.

# the-big-one - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Many Clouds takes the Grand National while AP McCoy can only finish fifth in Aintree farewell
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Many Clouds takes the Grand National while AP McCoy can only finish fifth in Aintree farewell

Apr 11th 2015, 4:40 PM 17,951 Views 37 Comments

Jockey Leighton Aspall won the race for the second year in-a-row.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

So, will you be paying the €25 fee to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in your own home?
# Dig Deep
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# Dig Deep

So, will you be paying the €25 fee to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in your own home?

Mar 24th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,337 Views 22 Comments

All round to your gaff.

# the-big-one - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Schmidt stays grounded as potential Six Nations decider against England looms
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Schmidt stays grounded as potential Six Nations decider against England looms

Feb 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,490 Views 43 Comments

The Ireland head coach and Paul O’Connell warned of the quality of Stuart Lancaster’s team.

# the-big-one - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Bayern wins $5m Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose after surviving stewards' inquiry
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Bayern wins $5m Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose after surviving stewards' inquiry

Nov 2nd 2014, 11:34 AM 3,829 Views 0 Comments

This pic shows just how close a finish it was.

# the-big-one - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis'
# It's So Big
From The Daily Edge
# It's So Big

Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis'

Jul 1st 2014, 12:08 PM 4,056 Views 1 Comment

Size matters, apparently.

# the-big-one - Sunday 22 June, 2014

This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything?
# The Big One
From The Daily Edge
# The Big One

This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything?

Jun 22nd 2014, 11:18 AM 4,834 Views 4 Comments

*nudge, wink*

# the-big-one - Friday 14 March, 2014

In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run
# Dry Track
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# Dry Track

In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run

Mar 14th 2014, 4:16 PM 5,881 Views 2 Comments

There’s nothing quite like Paris in the springtime.

# the-big-one - Friday 7 February, 2014

Heaslip ready to meet familiar fire with fire
# The Big One
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# The Big One

Heaslip ready to meet familiar fire with fire

Feb 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 10,511 Views 19 Comments

“The way Wales play the game, you have to be physical to negate that.”