Blues surge in second half to stay in play-off contention

Cardiff Blues staged a remarkable second-half comeback to beat Benetton 34-24 and keep their Pro 14 play-off hopes alive.

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Scarlets swat Southern Kings aside with six-try salvo

Scarlets solidified their hold on a play-off spot in Conference B of the Guinness PRO14 with a 36-17 bonus-point victory over the Southern Kings.

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Comeback win over Killie takes Celtic 12 points clear

Celtic stormed 12 points clear of faltering Rangers at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership after a powerful 3-1 comeback win against Kilmarnock at Parkhead.

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Leonard cousins steer Galway to convincing victory over Dublin Ladies

Galway boosted their Lidl National Football League Division 1 prospects with a convincing win against Dublin at the DCU Sportsgrounds.

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Tradehouse Central Ballincollig claim Division One championship against Sligo All-Stars

Tradehouse Central Ballincollig are Men’s Division One champions following a comfortable win over Sligo All-Stars at the Ballincollig Community School.

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‘It means the world to me’ – Devin Toner back in Ireland XV for Six Nations clash with England

Devin Toner said being back in the Ireland starting line-up for Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with England at Twickenham means the world to him following his omission from the 2019 World Cup squad.

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Roy Keane: FAI’s future not ‘all doom and gloom’

Roy Keane believes the FAI’s fortunes can turn around if the Ireland team performs well in the coming months.

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Iain Henderson ruled out of Ireland team for family reasons

Ireland have been forced into a late change ahead of Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations match against England at Twickenham.

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Ladies Football team news: Two changes for Dublin; Cork and Galway unchanged

Dublin boss Mick Bohan has made two changes in personnel for Sunday’s pivotal Lidl National League Division 1 clash with Galway.

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Ronan O’Gara: Earls has more credit in the bank than Stockdale

Quite a lot was achieved in Ireland’s last Six Nations victory over Wales in Dublin.

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Adam Griggs makes two changes to Ireland’s women’s team for England clash

Ireland’s women’s coach Adam Griggs has made two changes for their match against England in Doncaster on Sunday.

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Manu Tuilagi to start against Ireland; Eddie Jones reshuffles England back three

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his starting 15 to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

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Rory McIlroy enjoys two-shot lead after return to old putter at WGC Mexico

A return to his old putter paid instant dividends for world number one Rory McIlroy as he set the pace in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Philadelphia need overtime to see off Brooklyn and maintain impressive home run

The 76ers went from being booed off the court at half-time to escaping with an eight-point overtime victory during a roller coaster clash with the Brooklyn Nets in Philadelphia.

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Hockey: UCC seek revenge over Waterford

UCC and Waterford carry the Munster flag on the national stage this weekend in their refixed Irish Hockey Trophy quarter-final with plenty of scores to be settled.

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Brendan O’Brien: This is as good a time as any to visit the Lions’ den

Dwayne Peel was in bullish form. Wales, though nursing a string of injuries, were Grand Slam champions and they were about to open their 2006 Six Nations campaign with a visit to Twickenham where none of their predecessors had managed a win in just under 20 years.

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Refreshed Shane Lowry hoping ‘to come in under the radar’ in Mexico

Open champion Shane Lowry, who comes into the week on the back of three top-15 finishes from four events, has said he is fresh for his tilt at this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship at Chapultepec Golf Club.

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Caelan Doris on bench in unchanged Ireland side for England clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named an unchanged team to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday.

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Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

Jegou (24) will compete in the C1 category at the Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre in Tokyo from July 26-27.

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All-Ireland minor winning Kerry keeper looks set for AFL move

Another young Kerry star is heading down under, according to reports.

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