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Dublin: 14 °C Friday 29 August, 2014

Today’s News


Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Ireland is absolutely pumped for the RWC semi-final against England

The Women’s Rugby World Cup semi-final kicks off at five this afternoon, where will you be watching?

Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Barr and English impress for Ireland on day one of European Champs

There were two Irish winners in today’s heats and plenty to look forward to tomorrow.

‘Ultimate Connacht Man’ John Muldoon named captain for new season

It was the job of at least three men last season, but John Muldoon will do it all by himself this time around.

Doyle reverts to tried and tested XV for semi-final clash with England

Ireland Women will start with the same side that defeated the Black Ferns last week.

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Leinster sign rugby league’s Ben Te’o to boost centre options

The 27-year-old will make the switch to union once the NRL season ends.

Monday 11 August, 2014

Axel’s Munster will kick off the new Pro12 season, Sky cameras trained on Ulster and Leinster

This time next month we’ll have watched Pro12 rugby on Sky for the first time.

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5 reasons why victory at Valhalla was McIlroy’s most impressive Major

The Co. Down man’s fourth Major was a different beast to his first three.

Sunday 10 August, 2014

NFL running back fires 45lb plate downfield ‘like a frisbee’

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

Fleming’s lung-bursting try and more great pictures as Ireland Women win again

Philip Doyle’s side made hard work of Kazakhstan, but they’re in the semi-finals.

Ireland Women finish strong against Kazakhstan and book place in first World Cup semi-final

Philip Doyle’s side overcame a difficult opening to make history yet again.

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Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women’s RWC semi-final

First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.

Friday 8 August, 2014

Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash

Ireland’s tighthead prop is a ‘piano mover’ and a guitar player.

Bengals QB vomits TWICE before nailing touchdown pass

We’re not sure if this is impressive or abject failure.

Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory

The centre’s partnership with Grace Davitt will continue for the third game in eight days.

Wednesday 6 August, 2014

‘We could have panicked, but that’s just not us’ — Ireland’s try-scoring hero Alison Miller

‘We knew we had them’, says the flying winger of the four-time world champions.

Tuesday 5 August, 2014

‘We knew we had the ability’: Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride

“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”

16 images from Ireland’s amazing World Cup win over the Black Ferns

Outta the way, Kazakhstan. We’re headed for the semi-finals.

Slightly bitter All Blacks and the rest of Twitter’s reaction to Ireland’s win over New Zealand

They’re calling us favourites to win the whole thing now.

Ireland Women produce superb display of controlled aggression to shock champions New Zealand

A brilliant display of place-kicking from Niamh Briggs puts Ireland top of Pool B.

Here’s the New Zealand women’s haka before their World Cup clash with Ireland

It seemed to do Ireland more good than the reigning champs.

New Premier League rules on concussion includes ‘tunnel doctor’ to assess TV replays

The rules are similar to those employed by rugby, but the addition of video evidence will mean increased safety for players.

Here’s a quick recap of Ireland and NZ’s form ahead of today’s World Cup clash

“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’.

Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand

Paula Fitzpatrick will come into Ireland’s back row for one of the game’s toughest tests.

Thibaut Courtois unable to stop Chelsea slipping to defeat against Werder Bremen

Toni Kroos’ brother scored to make it 3 – 0 to the Bundesliga side.

Sunday 3 August, 2014

It’s Sunday, so here are 15 of the best images from the past week in sport

From a drenched Croke Park to glorious Sydney and much more besides.

Saturday 2 August, 2014

This modest looking shed houses some of Ireland’s most dedicated young Olympians

Come on into to see how our pentathletes roll.

Nice machines, poor choice of furnishings: It’s the week in comments

Turn to the reader on your left so ye can all give each other a pat on the back.

Friday 1 August, 2014

In pics: Ireland Women claim hard-fought win over USA

Featuring leprechauns, hardcore fans and the rampaging Jenny Murphy.

Thursday 31 July, 2014

Sports you should definitely try this summer… modern pentathlon

Just a little, running, shooting, swimming, horse riding and fencing. No biggie.

Wednesday 30 July, 2014

A pony, Blaas, selfies and shopping: The best of today’s action in the Munster Race

Hopefully Andrew Conway’s bail didn’t cut into the funds raised for charity.

Tuesday 29 July, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: Personal attacks, Liverpool’s revolving door and all today’s sport

Plus, how Everton made the James McCarthy deal stick, a wonder-goal in Clare and big news around concussion in contact sports.

Monday 28 July, 2014

5 more things Southampton boss Ronald Koeman might tweet during this transfer window

The Dutch coach may have no choice but to play a false nine this season.