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Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women will face England in Rugby World Cup semi-final Old Enemy
From The Score Fleming’s lung-bursting try and more great pictures as Ireland Women win again History Girls

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.

From The Score Ireland Women finish strong against Kazakhstan and book place in first World Cup semi-final Match Report

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.

From The Score Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women’s RWC semi-final Preview This post contains videos

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

First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.

Friday 8 August, 2014

From The Score Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash Captain's Run

Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash

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

From The Score Bengals QB vomits TWICE before nailing touchdown pass Puke Football

Bengals QB vomits TWICE before nailing touchdown pass

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

From The Score Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory Starting XV

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

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

‘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

From The Score ‘We knew we had the ability’: Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride Job Done

‘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.”

From The Score 16 images from Ireland’s amazing World Cup win over the Black Ferns Incredible Scenes

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

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

From The Score Slightly bitter All Blacks and the rest of Twitter’s reaction to Ireland’s win over New Zealand Alone She Stands

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.

From The Score Ireland Women produce superb display of controlled aggression to shock champions New Zealand WRWC

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.

From The Score Here’s the New Zealand women’s haka before their World Cup clash with Ireland Black Ferns

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.

From The Score New Premier League rules on concussion includes ‘tunnel doctor’ to assess TV replays Head Games

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.

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

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

From The Score Intense competition in the blood for 17-year-old O’Brien, but she’s missing one ingredient for Rio 2016 Interview

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’.

From The Score Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand Starting XV

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.

From The Score Thibaut Courtois unable to stop Chelsea slipping to defeat against Werder Bremen Debut

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

From The Score It’s Sunday, so here are 15 of the best images from the past week in sport Snap Happy

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

From The Score This modest looking shed houses some of Ireland’s most dedicated young Olympians Facilities

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

Come on into to see how our pentathletes roll.

From The Score Nice machines, poor choice of furnishings: It’s the week in comments Below The Belt

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

From The Score In pics: Ireland Women claim hard-fought win over USA Toughing It

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

Featuring leprechauns, hardcore fans and the rampaging Jenny Murphy.

From The Score Brilliant Briggs helps Ireland Women to crucial World Cup win over USA WRWC

Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Score Sports you should definitely try this summer… modern pentathlon High Five

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

From The Score A pony, Blaas, selfies and shopping: The best of today’s action in the Munster Race Munrace14

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

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

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.

From The Score Ryan Lochte says he’s putting away 10,000 calories a day, here’s a taster Jeah!

Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Score 5 more things Southampton boss Ronald Koeman might tweet during this transfer window Dwindling Resources

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.

From The Score Carles Puyol’s model girlfriend is keeping him in shape since retirement Ball And Chain

Carles Puyol’s model girlfriend is keeping him in shape since retirement

Another week of this and he can get lifting something heavy.

Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score From Ronda Rousey to David Feherty: It’s the week’s best sportswriting Well Read

From Ronda Rousey to David Feherty: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

You’ve had a long week, treat yourself with half a dozen gems from around the internet.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The Score Cork aiming for redemptive performance against Sligo — Walsh Rebel Revenge

Cork aiming for redemptive performance against Sligo — Walsh

“[Against Kerry] not to put in a performance was the worst of it,” says the man hoping to keep his dual role alive.

From The Score Martyn Irvine back on track in the Commonwealth Games today Pedigree

Martyn Irvine back on track in the Commonwealth Games today

And Chad Le Clos is hoping to butterfly his way to gold. What’s not to like?

Friday 25 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Didi’s classic kit, the old Drog for the hard road and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll leave it there so: Didi’s classic kit, the old Drog for the hard road and all today’s sport

Featuring more Wolf of Wall Street references than you’d expect.

From The Score Angry surfer tackles another dude who drops in on his wave Splashed 'em Bro This post contains videos
From The Score ‘I’m going to take a gold’, promises Conlan as he eyes tough challenge ahead in Glasgow Drive

‘I’m going to take a gold’, promises Conlan as he eyes tough challenge ahead in Glasgow

On Monday, the Olympic medalist faces world number three Shiva Thapa.

From The Score Player burnout no problem if you ‘do all the small things right’… and eat plenty of steak Redemption

Player burnout no problem if you ‘do all the small things right’… and eat plenty of steak

Cork dual star Aidan Walsh is well placed to voice his method of combating fatigue as he aims to play nine inter-county fixtures in 12 summer weeks.

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From The Score Michael Conlan is itching to fight in the Commonwealth Games today Glasgow 2014

Michael Conlan is itching to fight in the Commonwealth Games today

The Olympic bronze medallist should have no trouble advancing when he enters the ring at lunchtime today.

From The Score G-Mac hit a glorious eagle 2 at the Canadian Open last night Oh Canada This post contains videos

G-Mac hit a glorious eagle 2 at the Canadian Open last night

He also packs a mean high five.

Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Score Lisa Kearney secures bronze on world record-breaking day at Commonwealth Games Medal Trail

Lisa Kearney secures bronze on world record-breaking day at Commonwealth Games

Australian swimmers cut the best part of a second off the previous world record in the women’s 100m freestyle relay.

From The Score Kearney, Reid and the other athletes to look out for at the Commonwealth Games today Glasgow 2014

Kearney, Reid and the other athletes to look out for at the Commonwealth Games today

We’ve got Irish Olympians competing in swimming, judo and triathlon in Glasgow.