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This year
England sink Scotland in Nations League
Lucy Bronze and Lauren Hemp’s goals proved enough in Sunderland despite Kirsty Hanson’s response.
Harry Kane on target as Bayern Munich pile misery on Manchester United
The Red Devils suffered a fourth defeat in five matches.
Leinster score 5 tries in convincing win over Munster
Jason Jenkins, Lee Barron and Tommy O’Brien were among the scorers.
Holder Swiatek upset by Ostapenko at US Open as Djokovic cruises
Elsewhere, Gauff ended Wozniacki’s run.
Teenager on target as Aston Villa heap misery on woeful Everton
Jhon Duran helped his side secure a convincing win.
Foden shines as Alvarez fires Manchester City to win over Newcastle
The World Cup winner curled a shot into the top corner after 31 minutes.
Eddie Jones' Australia return off to nightmare start as South Africa romp to easy win
Kurt-Lee Arendse scored a hat-trick of tries amid a comprehensive victory.
Pat Hoban makes history as Dundalk convincingly beat UCD
The Lilywhites skipper hit a hat-trick and equalled the club’s all-time goalscoring record.
Five-star Tongue strikes as England down gutsy Ireland
Their win was built on an imposing first-innings total of 524-4 declared featuring player of the match Ollie Pope’s 205 and Ben Duckett’s 182.
Five-star Tongue strikes as England down gutsy Ireland
Their win was built on an imposing first-innings total of 524-4 declared featuring player of the match Ollie Pope’s 205 and Ben Duckett’s 182.
17-year-old Irish youngster features as Celtic close in on title
Rocco Vata came off the bench in the 68th minute for the visitors.
Shamrock Rovers secure first win in 7 against 10-man Dundalk
Robbie Benson’s red card just past the half-hour mark inflicted the hosts with a considerable handicap.
Hasan takes five as Bangladesh demolish Ireland for 101
Fellow pace bowler Ebadot Hossain took the rest with his 2-29 to condemn Heinrich Malan’s side to their lowest-ever score against Bangladesh.
Japan forward continues remarkable run as Celtic go 12 points clear
Kyogo Furuhashi extended his hot streak with a sixth goal in six games.
Last year
Sale open Champions Cup campaign with 6-try thrashing of Ulster
Tom Curry and Daniel Du Preez both went over in the first half at the Salford City Stadium.
Fourteen-man Leinster storm back in second half to claim bonus-point win over Ulster
The hosts were 22-3 behind but scored 35 consecutive points on either side of the break to sensationally turn the game on its head.
Champions Kilkerrin-Clonberne book All-Ireland final return and historic Croke Park date
The long-time unbeaten Galway side were convincing winners over Ballymacarbry this afternoon.
Tottenham and Barcelona stars on target as Holland secure emphatic win over Belgium
Memphis Depay and Steven Bergwijn were on target for the Dutch.
Cork put Kerry to the sword to claim 31st Munster title
They pulverised the Kingdom with a powerful display of attacking football.
Kyprios underlines Gold Cup credentials with impressive Leopardstown win
The Aidan O’Brien-trained four-year-old finished 14 lengths clear in the Saval Beg Levmoss Stakes.
Liverpool outclass Man United to go top of the Premier League
The result means they go two points clear of title rivals Man City.
Holders Chelsea overcome Arsenal to join Manchester City in Women’s FA Cup final
Guro Reiten and Ji So-yun found the net in a 2-0 win.
Mister Fisher proves too good in Silviniaco Conti
Ryanair target for ‘top class’ Henderson winner.
Hosts Cameroon run riot to reach Cup of Nations last 16
Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko-Ekambi both scored twice in a 4-1 defeat of Ethiopia.
All time
Man City equal Liverpool's record with magnificent seven as virus fears mount
Pep Guardiola’s side easily overcame Leeds.
Livingston keeper pelted with snowballs as Rangers chalk up a routine victory
The second half was delayed 10 minutes as Max Stryjek helped clear the artificial playing surface.
5-try Argentina sink Italy to end losing streak
The Azzurri have now lost 16 straight Tests stretching back to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Dream debut for Chalobah as Chelsea make it day to forget for Patrick Vieira
The former Arsenal star was managing Crystal Palace in the Premier League for the first time.
McCurry stars and McShane returns as 14-man Tyrone dismantle Cavan
The Red Hands kicked five points in quick succession before the break and did not look back.
Gatland's Lions put Covid upheaval aside to run eight tries past Sharks
Josh Adams was outstanding again as he and Duhan van der Merwe grabbed hat-tricks.
Imperious Man City concede just one shot on target in 19th successive win
They put one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals with a comfortable victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles
The fight took place in front of a pandemic-limited crowd at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Coetzee claims four tries as Ulster devour Zebre
The Springbok had his hat-trick before half-time as Ulster maintained their winning streak.
Lionel Messi brilliance helps Barcelona into Champions League last 8
The Argentine international scored and won a penalty, to set up a mouth-watering tie with German champions Bayern Munich on Friday.
Aubameyang makes history as Arsenal maintain European ambitions
Currently bottom of the table, the loss edges Norwich closer to relegation.
Martial hat-trick sees Man United boost Champions League hopes with convincing win
Anthony Martial scored a hat-trick amid a victory over Sheffield United.
Composed 14-man Connacht outsmart the Kings
The Irish side were a player down for more than 80% of the game.
Goal-of-the-season contender helps Dundalk overcome Cork
Efforts from Michael Duffy, Patrick Hoban and Jordan Flores ensured that the Lilywhites kept up the pace with Shamrock Rovers.
Mbappe at the double amid VAR controversy in PSG-Monaco clash
The reigning champions benefited from some contentious decisions this evening.
Rashford-inspired Man United ease past Norwich as Ireland's Idah features
The Cork native could no inspire the Canaries to victory on his full debut.