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Editor's picks

# editors-picks - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Where are they now? Liverpool’s 1990 title-winning team

In May 1990, Liverpool were crowned league champions but whatever happened to those players?

# editors-picks - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Roland Ratzenberger: the tragedy Formula 1 forgot, after Senna

The Austrian died less than 24 hours before the Brazilian legend on the same track in Imola.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Analysis: Munster match Toulon’s fierce physicality but errors prove costly (Part 2)

Using GIFs and videos, we examine some of the penalty concessions and handling errors from Rob Penney’s men in Marseille.

# editors-picks - Monday 28 April, 2014

Analysis: Munster match Toulon’s fierce physicality but errors prove costly (Part 1)

Using GIFs and videos, we take a look at the excellence of Rob Penney’s men in the tight and with their restarts.

26 of the best pictures from this year’s Allianz football league Caught On Camera This post contains images

26 of the best pictures from this year’s Allianz football league

Dublin, Monaghan, Roscommon and Tipperary celebrated at the close of the spring campaign.

Puppies, Brazil and blondes: 10 things we learned from today’s cracking Roy Keane interview

Ireland’s assistant coach was in great form on the radio this morning.

# editors-picks - Friday 25 April, 2014

This is what Croke Park will look like when it hosts American football

There’s a striking distance in the size of the two pitches.

# editors-picks - Thursday 24 April, 2014

The Ballymena years: Brendan Rodgers’ first steps on his journey to top of the football world

Carnlough’s most famous son looks set to become the first Northern Irishman in 101 years to win a First Division title.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

‘David will be hurting’ – Wilf McGuinness on how it feels to be sacked by United

We spoke to one man who knows how David Moyes feels.

Analysis: Toulon combine freakish power with clever twists, but Munster can cope

We’ve examined the Toulon attack, using GIFs and videos to illustrate the threat Rob Penney’s men face on Sunday.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

5 reasons why David Moyes’ sacking was inevitable

Faced with the option of selling a lot of unhappy players or sacking the manager, there was only going to be one decision.

# editors-picks - Monday 21 April, 2014

Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge DNA

Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge

Joesph Dalton explains how his company’s DNA tests can help clubs and athletes at all levels to train smarter.

# editors-picks - Saturday 19 April, 2014

What is CrossFit and why can’t people stop talking about it?

Need a routine to get you fit, strong, fast and lean? This way…

# editors-picks - Friday 18 April, 2014

Want to go to some live sport over the four-day weekend?

If the weather stays like this, only a fool would stay on the couch.

Pendred ready to show what he’s made of after getting bye into TUF house MMA

Pendred ready to show what he’s made of after getting bye into TUF house

Season 19 of the MMA TV show began last night and featured two Irish fighters.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Watch the new ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on Hillsborough in full

The latest sports film in the series aired for the first time last night to coincide with the 25th anniversary.

‘Bring on the Rocket’ – Ken Doherty ready to take on snooker’s best at the Crucible again

The Dubliner qualified for the World Snooker Championships.

# editors-picks - Sunday 13 April, 2014

This Irish start-up is making snacks for some of the world’s top athletes

Dubliner Dave McGeady is trying to elbow his way into the sports nutrition market with his company Wyldsson.

# editors-picks - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

# editors-picks - Thursday 10 April, 2014

5 things to look out for during tomorrow’s Ulster v Connacht inter-pro derby

Tommy Bowe at 13, Connacht’s young stars and Rob Herring filling in for Rory Best are on the agenda.

‘I don’t think I’ll do a Seaman and play ’til 40′ – Ireland’s record caps holder Emma Byrne

The vastly-experienced Arsenal goalkeeper lined out for the 106th in Ireland’s World Cup qualifier last weekend… but it proved to be a day to forget.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

‘I slipped the biscuits into my pocket’ – Trevor Welch on how he surprised Mourinho with custard creams Custard Creams This post contains videos

# editors-picks - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Wayne Hutchinson: ‘I must talk. I know I need help. This is a path I can’t walk alone.’

The Waterford GAA player shares his personal experience of living with depression.

Analysis: Munster’s breakdown and mauling power give them a Heineken Cup shot

We’ve pulled out the GIFs and videos to examine the strength of Rob Penney’s men in dismantling Toulouse last weekend.

Seamus Coleman: ‘I don’t think you can ever stop improving’

Seamus Coleman may have schooled Santi Cazorla on Sunday but the Everton and Ireland defender says he has still has a lot to learn himself.

# editors-picks - Monday 7 April, 2014

5 of our favourite fitness apps for April

From ones that keep track of your weight, to those that get you on the move.

5 things we learned from the Heineken Cup quarter-finals

It was a rollercoaster weekend of rugby with plenty of ups in Thomond Park.

# editors-picks - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Rugby technique: Short restarts offer rewards but involve high risks

Jonny Sexton showed the potential dangers of attempting short restarts during the recent Six Nations.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Sky Sports set to broadcast GAA championship games this summer as TV deal announced

The GAA have announced the new package to cover the period 2014-2017.

# editors-picks - Monday 31 March, 2014

6 talking points after yesterday’s hurling league action

Plenty to debate after a weekend where Tipperary, Clare, Kilkenny, Galway and Dublin claimed victories.

# editors-picks - Sunday 30 March, 2014

The Irishman competing in the Spartan Death Race to inspire his son

Rory O’Grady is preparing for an event that is likely to last over 70 hours and which only 10% of the elite athletes competing successfully finish.

# editors-picks - Friday 28 March, 2014

What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster’s Felix Jones explains…

Kick chase, counter-attacking, one-on-one tackling and painting pictures to the opposition out-half are on the agenda.

# editors-picks - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Keane and O’Neill ‘going nowhere’, despite Stan Collymore’s call for Nottingham Forest return

The Talksport pundit reckons O’Neill and Keane are perfect for the City Ground job.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

In Pics: Ireland’s Six Nations heroes visit Temple Street and get reception at Farmleigh House Champions This post contains images

In Pics: Ireland’s Six Nations heroes visit Temple Street and get reception at Farmleigh House

Brian O’Driscoll led the Irish squad as they paraded the trophy.

# editors-picks - Friday 21 March, 2014

Analysis: How did Ireland win the Six Nations? (Part 1)

Using videos and GIFs, we’ve examined some of the elements that went into Joe Schmidt’s men being crowned champions.

# editors-picks - Sunday 16 March, 2014

# editors-picks - Saturday 15 March, 2014

113 brilliant pictures of Brian O’Driscoll’s international career BYE BYE BOD This post contains images

# editors-picks - Thursday 13 March, 2014

7 talking points from last night’s GAA U21 football championship action

Cork, Tipperary, Cavan, Roscommon and Meath all triumphed last night.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s midfield holds the key to unlocking French defence

We’ve cracked out the GIFs and videos to examine the defensive strengths and weaknesses of Philippe Saint-André’s men.

# editors-picks - Monday 10 March, 2014

Confused by Cheltenham? Here’s how you can bluff your way through this year’s festival

If you can’t tell Ruby Walsh from Ruby Wax, we’re here to help.