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From The Score Mike Ross extends IRFU contract until 2016 Cornerstone

Mike Ross extends IRFU contract until 2016

The new deal will bring the prop beyond his 36th birthday.

From The Score Eric Elwood back in rugby as domestic manager with Connacht Mr Connacht

Eric Elwood back in rugby as domestic manager with Connacht

The Galway man will be responsible for growing the game across the province.

From The Score 14 reasons why the Darts Name Generator is the best thing ever Let's Play Darts
From The Score Dave Kearney returns for Leinster as Lam aims to create history for Connacht Team-sheets

Dave Kearney returns for Leinster as Lam aims to create history for Connacht

The western province have never won in the RDS, but are hoping that 14 changes will give them the best possible chance.

From The Score Take me to Church: Leinster stars greet children from trio of charities Packing Down

Take me to Church: Leinster stars greet children from trio of charities

Children from Laura Lynn, Heart Children Ireland and Blackrock Flyers Special Olympics Club were surprised by Healy, Kearney, Conan and Madigan.

From The Score Dan Carter can’t wait to replace Johnny Sexton and work with ROG at Racing Metro Paris Dc

Dan Carter can’t wait to replace Johnny Sexton and work with ROG at Racing Metro

“Let’s just say I’m really impressed by Jackie’s vision,” says the Kiwi after signing a contract worth a reported €1.5 million per year.

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

25 years old today: 7 times when The Simpsons was perfect sporting TV

We’re talkin’ softball… and much more besides.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Au revoir, Thierry and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Au revoir, Thierry and all today’s sport

Plus you can find out what you Googled this year, Ireland’s greatest sporting achievement in 2014 and much more.

From The Score FAI make anti-racism stance after ‘doctored’ image of Tweet Really Uncool

FAI make anti-racism stance after ‘doctored’ image of Tweet

The Association’s account has not been hacked. The image was never an actual Tweet.

From The Score Matthews cited for eye contact, Madigan and Care let off with a warning Boys Will Be Boys

Matthews cited for eye contact, Madigan and Care let off with a warning

Players who clock up three warnings and/or yellow cards in the Champions Cup will face an extra judicial hearing.

From The Score Mary O’Rourke and Danny Sutcliffe had an intense Bridge battle in Dublin today Bridge Face
From The Score ‘How’s the form, boy?’ ROG surprised this Kerryman with a dream ticket CHRISTMAS WISH COME TRUE This post contains videos
From The Score Foleys go from strength to strength and an U21 dynasty – Clare’s 2014 sporting highlights The Banner
From The Score Leinster lock Toner treating Connacht match as ‘make or break’ Squeaky Bum Time

Leinster lock Toner treating Connacht match as ‘make or break’

With the top four facing off this weekend, there’s plenty up for grabs when fifth play sixth.

Monday 15 December, 2014

From The Score We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O’Connell driven backwards by Cudmore

We need to rethink the laws of physics after seeing Paul O’Connell driven backwards by Cudmore

The Canadian had a little help, but it was still a monstrous hit.

From The Score 4 winners and 5 losers after the crucial back-to-back European rugby fixtures Opinion

4 winners and 5 losers after the crucial back-to-back European rugby fixtures

Rounds three and four of the Champions Cup weren’t great for the Irish sides, were they?

Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The Score ‘Next year, Rory, bring your goldfish’: Twitter can’t believe Hamilton beat McIlroy to SPOTY Aunty's Blooper

‘Next year, Rory, bring your goldfish’: Twitter can’t believe Hamilton beat McIlroy to SPOTY

That dog shouldn’t even have been allowed on the carpet.

From The Score Ireland women claim third ever bronze at European Cross Country Champs Four Score

Ireland women claim third ever bronze at European Cross Country Champs

Fionnuala Britton, Sara Treacy, Michelle Finn, Annmarie McGlynn, Siobhan O’Doherty and Laura Crowe delivered the goods in Bulgaria.

From The Score Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards Pride Of All Europe

Ireland’s Paul McGinley claims Coach of the Year at the BBC’s SPOTY awards

Rory McIlroy finished second in the main event.

From The Score 13-year-old Neamt knocks another 7.5 seconds off Irish 1500m record Freestylin'

13-year-old Neamt knocks another 7.5 seconds off Irish 1500m record

The Dubliner was named swimmer of the meet at the national short course championships.

From The Score Tomorrow’s Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem Nice Belt Champ

Tomorrow’s Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem

That music shop really lucked out on their advertising place, eh?

From The Score ‘We’ve got to fight for our lives’: O’Mahony ready to dig deep after silver lining in Clermont defeat SUAF

‘We’ve got to fight for our lives’: O’Mahony ready to dig deep after silver lining in Clermont defeat

Munster will throw everything at Sale and Saracens in the New Year.

From The Score Clermont scored two absolutely brilliant tries in the first half against Munster Irresistible Force

Clermont scored two absolutely brilliant tries in the first half against Munster

Zac Guildford and Noa Nakaitaci have cancelled out Munster’s bright start.

From The Score Wasps sting Castres for 7 tries as they pull within a point of Leinster in Pool 2 10-try Thriller

Wasps sting Castres for 7 tries as they pull within a point of Leinster in Pool 2

The Coventry-bound club had the bonus point wrapped up after 40 minutes.

Saturday 13 December, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Leinster v Harlequins, Champions Cup Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Harlequins, Champions Cup

It was do-or-die in the second of Leinster’s back-to-back clashes with Quins and we were with you through every gruelling minute.

From The Score Bastareaud bashes through to put Toulon back in control of Pool 3 Tigers Tamed

Bastareaud bashes through to put Toulon back in control of Pool 3

Ulster are now seven points adrift of the back-to-back Champions.

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Score This sacked NHL coach bowed out with a devastating Taylor Swift quote Never Ever Ever

This sacked NHL coach bowed out with a devastating Taylor Swift quote

And it got one woman fierce excited.

From The Score Loosehead concern for Munster with Kilcoyne and Cronin being assessed for Clermont Injury Update

Loosehead concern for Munster with Kilcoyne and Cronin being assessed for Clermont

Gerhard van den Heever has already been ruled out of the trip to France.

From The Score ‘Everyone has to be an option’: Nick Evans joined BOD to explain his decision making process in attack BOD ON THE BOX This post contains videos
From The Score ‘It’s gone the wrong way…’: Thommo had a rollercoaster 10 minutes watching Liverpool last night Up And Down This post contains videos

‘It’s gone the wrong way…’: Thommo had a rollercoaster 10 minutes watching Liverpool last night

It was an emotional night for all of us, but it’s always just a little funnier when acted out Thommo style.

From The Score ‘You don’t feel tired when you’re hurting’: Ruddock ready to raise game for Leinster Champions Cup

‘You don’t feel tired when you’re hurting’: Ruddock ready to raise game for Leinster

The blindside says Leinster just want to right the wrongs of last weekend.

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The Score Good news! Romain Poite won’t be refereeing an Ireland game in the 6 Nations Play The Whistle
From The Score Ronald Koeman is ready for the 12 pubs in this horrific Christmas jumper A Very Koeman Kristmas

Ronald Koeman is ready for the 12 pubs in this horrific Christmas jumper

He looks like he’s slowly morphing in to that Christmas tree.

From The Score IRFU name first woman to national refereeing panel Woman In The Middle

IRFU name first woman to national refereeing panel

The Union’s director of referee development Owen Doyle credited Helen O’Reilly’s ‘hard work, dedication and strong refereeing performances’.

From The Score Charlie Austin was given the ‘unidentified fan’ treatment in The Sun today Small Time Charlie

Charlie Austin was given the ‘unidentified fan’ treatment in The Sun today

They’ve since apologised to the most prolific Englishman in the Premier League.

From The Score LeBron wore the ‘I Can’t Breathe’ protest t-shirt before the Cavs’ 7th straight win last night Brooklyn

LeBron wore the ‘I Can’t Breathe’ protest t-shirt before the Cavs’ 7th straight win last night

But LBJ wasn’t the biggest star on show in Brooklyn last night.

Monday 8 December, 2014

From The Score Revolving door at 12 for Ulster as Olding suffers concussion and McCloskey injures elbow Marshall Law
From The Score Drinkin’ in LA: Keane sips sweet victory from the MLS Cup as Galaxy celebrate with slip ‘n’ slide Keano
From The Score ‘I don’t hate anyone, I just don’t like c**ts’: Castrogiovanni rages at ex-boss Cockerill Peace And Love
From The Score Kayser the tackling king, Gopperth runs and more big stats from the Champions Cup weekend Number Crunch
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