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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# World Series

Last year
# Wanderlust
'I can't do it in the Masai Mara! But when I get back to Nairobi I can do my running'
The well-travelled Harry McNulty captains the Ireland 7s in Dubai this weekend.
# World Series
Ireland will miss star Kennedy but have 'two or three guys fighting for that spot'
The St Mary’s man won World Rugby men’s 7s player of the year on Sunday.
# Baseball
Houston Astros capture second World Series in six seasons after overcoming Phillies
Yordan Alvarez picked up a three-run home run on the way to a 4-1 victory.
# World Series
Philadelphia Phillies hit five home runs in 7-0 win over Houston Astros
Houston’s offence was kept silent in game three of the best-of-seven Fall Classic.
# Original
'It was very hard to see where I'd make it professionally in the 15s game'
Mark Roche has gone from Bosnia in 2015 to a bronze medal at last weekend’s World Cup 7s.
# On the rise
Murphy Crowe on fire again as Ireland 7s claim bronze in Canada
The Tipperary woman scored 12 tries as Aiden McNulty’s team finished third in Langford.
# So Close
Heartbreak for Ireland 7s as they agonisingly miss out on first-ever Series final
New Zealand struck with the clock in the red to deny James Topping’s side.
# Singapore
Ireland 7s notch first win over mighty Fiji as they advance into quarter-finals
James Topping’s side notched a historic victory on their way through the pool stages.
# World Series
6ft 6ins wing Tamilore Awonusi included in Ireland 7s squad for Malaga
The former Kilkenny College student has been playing in the US and Canada.
All time
# Hey Batter Batter
Braves capture first World Series since 1995 after Astros rout
The Atlanta side wrapped up the best-of-seven series four games to two in Texas.
Astros rally to beat Braves and extend World Series
Game 6 is in Houston tomorrow.
# in control
Braves pitchers baffle Astros to grab World Series lead
The Braves, who improved to 6-0 at home in the playoffs, seek their first championship since 1995.
# All Square
Astros rout Braves 7-2 to level World Series
The Astros, in their third World Series in five seasons, won the 2017 crown but lost the 2019 title to Washington.
# LA Nights
Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays
The Dodgers’ Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive for coronavirus, but later appeared in the on-field celebrations.
# game 4
Rays rally with walkoff stunner to level World Series against Dodgers
Rays come from 7-6 down in the bottom of the ninth.
# Invitation
Baseball World Series winners to visit White House despite fans booing Donald Trump
The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros to become Major League champions.
# dc fairytale
Underdog Nationals time their run perfectly to take Game 7 World Series win
They started the season 19-31 and were down 2-0 in Houston last night, but Washington has its first World Series since 1924.
# World Series
Nationals force winner-takes-all World Series decider in explosive Game 6
Nationals boss Dave Martinez became the first manager ejected in the World Series since 1996.
# Unpopular
Trump roundly booed at baseball's World Series as Astros move to brink of victory
The US President was met by a chorus of ‘lock him up’ in Washington last night.
# World Class
Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier
Uncapped Lansdowne flyer Peter Sullivan and Kerry man Jack Daly will hope to win their first international Sevens caps in Twickenham.
# Extreme Sports
Cliff Diving World Series coming to Dublin for the first time this year
The Red Bull event will take place at Grand Canal Dock over a weekend in May.
# History makers
Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series
Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.
# On the brink
'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot
The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.
# Home Run
An Astros player proposed to his girlfriend during a live TV interview after winning the World Series
Better than the Eiffel Tower.
# Game 7
George Springer the star as Astros beat Dodgers and claim first World Series win
A thrilling series came to a close last night.
# Epic
Get ready for a late one, because the World Series is heading for game 7 tonight
Put on a pot of coffee, drink it and start making burgers.
# World Series
Houston's Gurriel apologises for apparent racist gesture as Astros beat Dodgers
Astros beat the Dodgers to grab a 2-1 World Series lead last night.
# turner prize
Dodgers scorch into World Series lead in gruelling heatwave-hit opener
Field temperatures reached 39 degrees in LA last night.
# goodnight new york
Astros down Yankees, set World Series clash with Dodgers
Houston won the loser-leaves-town final game of the series.
Dodgers demolish Cubs to reach first World Series since '88
The Cubs’ dream of a second straight World Series after a 108-year drought was crushed by an 11-1 trouncing.
# Prolific
Murphy Crowe making her mark on the world stage with Ireland 7s
The Tipperary woman has scored 12 tries in three tournaments this season.
# Once in a lifetime
History! Chicago Cubs end 108-year drought in dramatic World Series Game 7
Baseball, bloody hell!
# Swing batter batter
Indians blank Cubs for World Series lead
It was the first World Series game at Wrigley in 71 years.
# Game Two
All things go for the Cubs as they drive home to Chicago
The Cubs levelled the series after a big win in Game Two
Charlie Sheen's 'Wild Thing' will not make pitch in World Series sadly
You could’ve recreated one of the greatest scenes in sports movie history, you fools!
# Contenders
Cleveland make the World Series while the Cubs keep their dream alive
It’s the Indians’ first World Series appearance since 1997.
# Opening Day
Cubs the team to beat as 2016 MLB season gets under way
It’s been a long time coming, but few are looking past Chicago when it comes to World Series Glory.
# World Series
Paddy Barnes set for WSB again in preparation for Rio and pro career
Two-time Olympic medallist has been drafted by Polish Hussars team for pro-style competition
# Thor
Syndergaard's pitch almost decapitates Escobar as the Mets get off the mark
“I certainly wasn’t trying to hit the guy, that’s for sure. I just didn’t want him getting too comfortable.”
# Marathon
Records tumble as Royals outlast Mets to take World Series lead
It took 14 innings to separate the two sides.