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# Winner alright

Last year
State Man and Gaillard Du Mesnil claim big wins for Mullins on final day at Leopardstown
Victory in the Matheson Hurdle sees State Man continue towards a likely clash with Constitution Hill at Cheltenham.
The Big Dog shows Aintree credentials with victory at Navan's Troytown Handicap Chase
Meanwhile, Gordon Elliott’s Fil Dor dazzled on his chasing debut.
Blue Lord narrowly edges thrilling battle for Willie Mullins in Novice Chase
Mullins has now won seven of the eight Grade Ones at the meeting so far.
All time
Ebro River in full flow for Phoenix Stakes gold at the Curragh
Hugo Palmer’s two-year-old landed the big prize of the day.
Beyond Happy breaks duck in fifth career attempt to clinch Apprentice Derby
The feature race at the Curragh went to a Jim Bolger-trained winner for the third time in the last four years.
'The girls really upped the ante in the second half... We showed huge character there'
Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling was delighted with his side’s comeback victory.
Ted and Katie Walsh salute Rachael Blackmore and ‘fantastic result for racing’
Trainer also thrilled with effort of National third Any Second Now.
Princess Zoe completes impressive rise to land dramatic Group One win for Tony Mullins in Paris
The five-year-old clinched victory just yards from the finish with Joey Sheridan on board.
Tampa Bay Lightning overcome Dallas Stars in Game 6 to clinch Stanley Cup
Tampa Bay wrapped up the seven match series with a 2-0 win.
'The lady on her back is just as special, she was amazing' - praise for Cheltenham winner Blackmore
Johnny Ward on a day of celebrations for Henry De Bromhead, Rachael Blackmore and Barry Geraghty.
Both sides finish with 14 men as late Mannion goal steers Dublin to victory
Dublin snatched a one-point win at Croke Park.
Strong first half sets Ulster on path to victory over Scarlets
Dan McFarland’s side crossed for five tries, four of which came in the opening 30 minutes.
Cummins and Burke on target as Hoops grind out win to close gap on leaders Dundalk
Waterford produced a strong performance at Tallaght Stadium despite finishing the game with 10 men.
Germany put eight past Estonia to maintain winning start to Euro qualifiers
Marco Reus and Serge Gnabry grabbed two goals each in their side’s victory.
Ecuadorian Carapaz holds onto impressive lead to clinch Giro d'Italia success
The Movistar rider came through an uneventful time trial as the winner having led since stage 14.
'He is finished riding but that's where the finishing ends' - Pat Smullen deserves to go out on his own terms
A pancreatic cancer diagnosis a little over a year ago must give the retiring jockey a new perspective after an incredible career, writes Johnny Ward.
Power proves worthy replacement for Ruby Walsh by clinching victory for Mullins
Chacun Pour Soi stormed to victory in the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown.
Donegal kingpins retain biggest prize in school football as heartbreak hits talented Cork bunch again
Carndonagh CS were late winners against Midleton CBS in the capital.
Second-half goals power UL past UCD to a record 12th O'Connor Cup triumph
Fiona McHale and Hannah O’Donoghue got the crucial goals for the Limerick college.
The unlikely link between M*A*S*H* and a sportswriting masterpiece
WC Heinz’s work is treated with a reverence normally reserved for Hemingway.
Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or
The 23-year-old saw off competition from players like Danish star Pernille Harder, of German club VfL Wolfsburg, and Brazil’s Marta to win the award.
Giroud bags first-half brace as Chelsea top group with comfortable win at home
Maurizio Sarri’s side ran out easy 4-0 winners against PAOK in Group L of the Europa League.
Ronaldo nabs assist as Juventus do Man United a favour with Valencia victory
Croatian Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal of the game in Turin.
Have a little Foyth! Argentine defender nets decisive goal as Spurs continue winning ways
The young centre-back has responded well after he received criticism for a difficult Premier League debut.
Geraint Thomas celebrates Tour de France triumph as Norway's Kristoff claims final stage
The Welshman finished the race in Paris with a near two-minute lead on Dutch rival Tom Dumoulin to secure his first yellow jersey.
Open champion Molinari: Beating Woods wasn't about being ruthless
Playing with Tiger Woods can be a distraction for some, but Francesco Molinari faced the challenge head on to win at Carnoustie.
'I didn't know it went over': Defender Plunkett emerges as Leitrim's unlikely hero
Noel Plunkett scored the point that secured victory for Leitrim against New York in their Connacht SFC clash.
Fardy determined not to come up short again
The 33-year-old knows the feeling of finishing second best.
The hosts and bookies bounce back on day four of Cheltenham
There was less Irish at Prestbury Park today.
Six from seven for the Irish on day three at Cheltenham
Gigginstown took the first two Grade Ones today.
Six Irish winners as favourites dominate again on day two at Cheltenham
It was three from three for the punters in the first three Grade Ones today.
Buveur D’Air retains his Champion Hurdle crown, but only just
Nicky Henderson’s charge was pushed all the way by Melon.
Mixed results for Ruby and Mullins on the opening day at Cheltenham
The pair cruised to victory in the two of the four Grade Ones.
The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy day one of Cheltenham
And hopefully help you pick a winner.
The complete chancer's guide to getting through the 2018 Cheltenham Festival
If you don’t know one end of a horse from the other, we’re here to help.
Guardiola wins first trophy as Man City boss with clinical display in Carabao Cup final
Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva all scored for City.
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year
The horse trainer also won the Irish Gold Cup and Punchestown Gold Cup this year.
Barbarians score emphatic win over Munster in historic first appearance for women's team
The Barbarians crossed over for three tries in Thomond Park.
Sixmilebridge make most of second opportunity to take 13th Clare crown after replay
There was six points between the sides at the final whistle.
Aidan O'Brien's Order of St George storms to victory at the Curragh
The five-year old atoned for defeat in last year’s race.