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'It's not the way to finish a game'

Monday March 19th, 2018 09:46:54 PM
Limerick manager John Kiely and Clare co-boss Donal Moloney were agreed that a free-taking competition was an unsatisfying way to decide Monday's epic Allianz Hurling League quarter-final contest between their sides.

Central contracts key to Irish success - Lenihan

Monday March 19th, 2018 10:15:39 PM
RTÉ rugby analyst Donal Lenihan believes the IRFU's policy of centrally contracting players gives Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt a major advantage over other teams in the Six Nations.

Limerick beat Clare in historic shootout to reach semis

Monday March 19th, 2018 09:38:57 PM
Colin Ryan scored the sudden-death winner for Limerick in the first ever Allianz Hurling League free-taking competition after an epic quarter-final encounter with Clare at the Gaelic Grounds.

Late Rovers penalty makes Limerick pay the price

Monday March 19th, 2018 10:37:49 PM
Shamrock Rovers claimed their first away points of the season thanks to Graham Burke's penalty fifteen minutes from time, in a 1-0 win over Limerick.

Young, greedy and primed for a World Cup assault

Monday March 19th, 2018 11:42:34 PM
Not for the first time, Ireland have raised expectations of an elusive World Cup breakthrough by delivering Six Nations success just as the tournament comes into view.

6 challengers to Grand Slam champs for World Cup spots

Monday March 19th, 2018 08:56:23 PM
There were a whole host of Irish players watching on enviously as Joe Schmidt's team secured the Grand Slam on top of the Six Nations title on Saturday.

Cork ease past Bohs to stretch their lead at the top

Monday March 19th, 2018 10:39:05 PM
Cork City moved four points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division as they comfortably defeated Bohemians 3-0 at Turner's Cross.

Kilkenny leave it late to squeeze past battling Offaly

Monday March 19th, 2018 04:06:50 PM
Kilkenny may have secured the semi-final berth in the Allianz league that everyone expected them to earn this afternoon, but they were made to fight for every minute of their clash with Offaly at Bord na Móna O'Connor Park

Pogba "cannot be happy" at United, says Deschamps

Monday March 19th, 2018 08:32:00 PM
Paul Pogba "cannot be happy" with his current situation at Manchester United, according to France boss Didier Deschamps.

Sligo earn last-gasp draw after dour tussle with Offaly

Monday March 19th, 2018 08:00:45 PM
Niall Murphy's pointed free deep in injury-time salvaged a point for Sligo against Offaly in a dire game of football in O'Connor Park in Tullamore on Monday afternoon.

AIL round-up: Dublin University strike late

Monday March 19th, 2018 11:07:46 PM
There were wins for Dublin University and UCD in Division 1A of the All-Ireland League today.

Stock control - The rapid rise of Ireland's try machine

Monday March 19th, 2018 04:42:49 PM
Yet to reach double figures in appearances for Ireland, Jacob Stockdale has been a revelation for Ireland since his first cap less than 12 months ago. Declan Whooley looks at the meteoric rise of the flying winger.

Four Irish on shortlist for 6N Player of the Tournament

Monday March 19th, 2018 04:37:13 PM
Four of Joe Schmidt's Grand Slam winning team have been included in the six-man shortlist for the 2018 Six Nations Player of the Tournament.

Knock-out victory keeps Doheny on track for world title

Monday March 19th, 2018 02:54:54 PM
TJ Doheny made his world title intentions very clear on Saturday night in Boston with a comprehensive second-round knock-out against Mike Oliver.

Welbeck avoids sanction for dive against Milan

Monday March 19th, 2018 04:37:21 PM
Danny Welbeck has escaped retrospective action for his alleged dive during Arsenal's 3-1 win against AC Milan last week, UEFA has confirmed.

Bleyendaal ruled out for season, Earls sweats on scan

Monday March 19th, 2018 02:46:16 PM
Munster's injury woes have deepened considerably with the news that Tyler Bleyendaal and Duncan Williams are both out for the rest of the season, while Keith Earls faces a nervy wait on scan results to discover the full extent of his knee problem.

'I played a perfect round of golf'

Monday March 19th, 2018 03:27:26 PM
Rory McIlroy is looking ahead to the Masters with confidence after ending an 18-month wait for victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Spillane: Question marks over one-dimensional Mayo

Monday March 19th, 2018 02:04:01 PM
Pat Spillane has warned Mayo they can forget about Sam Maguire unless they seriously address their misfiring attack.

World Rugby to look into controversial Spanish loss

Monday March 19th, 2018 01:59:54 PM
World Rugby has contacted Rugby Europe after Spain complained bitterly about the refereeing during their defeat by Belgium on Sunday which meant they missed a chance to qualify for the 2019 World Cup.

More games postponed after failing pitch inspections

Monday March 19th, 2018 12:30:21 PM
The impact of the blast of snow that blanketed the country over the weekend continues to do damage with three games postponed for the second time after failing pitch inspections this morning.

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