God love ‘em.
Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The Women’s Rugby World Cup semi-final kicks off at five this afternoon, where will you be watching?
Tuesday 12 August, 2014
There were two Irish winners in today’s heats and plenty to look forward to tomorrow.
It was the job of at least three men last season, but John Muldoon will do it all by himself this time around.
Ireland Women will start with the same side that defeated the Black Ferns last week.
But we still love you, Diego!
The 27-year-old will make the switch to union once the NRL season ends.
They’re under way in Zurich.
Monday 11 August, 2014
This time next month we’ll have watched Pro12 rugby on Sky for the first time.
The Co. Down man’s fourth Major was a different beast to his first three.
Sunday 10 August, 2014
That’s over 20 kilos in new money.
Football in the Great War, Ciao Prandelli and Rory’s lunch with Sergio — it’s the week’s best sportswriting
Why would you go outside when there is so much good stuff you haven’t read yet.
Saturday 9 August, 2014
Philip Doyle’s side made hard work of Kazakhstan, but they’re in the semi-finals.
Philip Doyle’s side overcame a difficult opening to make history yet again.
First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.
Friday 8 August, 2014
Ireland’s tighthead prop is a ‘piano mover’ and a guitar player.
We’re not sure if this is impressive or abject failure.
The centre’s partnership with Grace Davitt will continue for the third game in eight days.
Wednesday 6 August, 2014
‘We knew we had them’, says the flying winger of the four-time world champions.
Tuesday 5 August, 2014
“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”
Outta the way, Kazakhstan. We’re headed for the semi-finals.
They’re calling us favourites to win the whole thing now.
A brilliant display of place-kicking from Niamh Briggs puts Ireland top of Pool B.
It seemed to do Ireland more good than the reigning champs.
The rules are similar to those employed by rugby, but the addition of video evidence will mean increased safety for players.
“They’re world champions four times in a row, but they have been beaten,” says captain Fiona Coghlan.
Monday 4 August, 2014
Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O’Brien, but she’s missing one ingredient for Rio 2016
‘You have to teach your brain to keep going when your brain says stop’.
Paula Fitzpatrick will come into Ireland’s back row for one of the game’s toughest tests.
Toni Kroos’ brother scored to make it 3 – 0 to the Bundesliga side.
Sunday 3 August, 2014
From a drenched Croke Park to glorious Sydney and much more besides.
Saturday 2 August, 2014
Come on into to see how our pentathletes roll.
Turn to the reader on your left so ye can all give each other a pat on the back.
Friday 1 August, 2014
Featuring leprechauns, hardcore fans and the rampaging Jenny Murphy.
Bring on the Black Ferns.
Thursday 31 July, 2014
Just a little, running, shooting, swimming, horse riding and fencing. No biggie.
Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Hopefully Andrew Conway’s bail didn’t cut into the funds raised for charity.
Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Plus, how Everton made the James McCarthy deal stick, a wonder-goal in Clare and big news around concussion in contact sports.
So much asparagus.
Monday 28 July, 2014
The Dutch coach may have no choice but to play a false nine this season.