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# First Round

Last year
Michael Conlan earns first-round knockout win over Karim Guerfi
The two-time Irish Olympian secured a swift victory over his 38-year-old opponent.
Charles Oliveira seals first-round win over Justin Gaethje
The Brazilian overcame his American rival, causing him to submit with a rear-naked choke.
Hansen sets early pace at Dubai Desert Classic, Harrington the best of the Irish
Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Jonathan Caldwell all shot a one-under-par 71 at Emirates Golf Club.
All time
The Women's All-Ireland Cup starts this weekend - here's what you need to know
Reigning league champions Railway Union are in action this evening against Malone in an all-AIL clash.
Harrington starts well at Dubai Championship
A four under-par opening round of 68 leaves the Dubliner tied for 26th at Jumeirah.
Tiger starts with 68 at PGA Northern Trust playoff opener and McIlroy a shot further back
Woods seeks an 83rd career US PGA title to break the all-time record he shares with Sam Snead.
St Pat's fall to Finn Harps in FAI Cup
Ryan Connolly’s early goal was the difference in Donegal.
A bye for Shamrock Rovers and league champions Dundalk to face Waterford
Finn Harps meet St Patrick’s Athletic and Cork City take on Longford Town in the remaining first round games.
All-Cork clash among the ties as draw for EA Sports Cup is confirmed
Cabinteely will host Crumlin in the first round of the competition.
McIlroy in contention after decent start in Shanghai
China’s Li Haotong has delighted the home crowd with his early charge in the WGC-HSBC Champions.
Rangers take big step towards potential Cork City meeting with Europa League win
The winner of Cork City’s first-round tie with FC Progres Niederkorn will likely face Steven Gerrard’s side.
Woods in contention after electric start while mixed opening round frustrates McIlroy
The Northern Ireland man is four shots off the lead at Augusta.
Barry settles helter-skelter clash as Gonzaga beat Castleknock
Gonzaga and Castleknock shared six tries in an entertaining back-and-forth tussle.
Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory
The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.
World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round
Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.
Serena's comeback not going to plan as ex-world number one crashes out at first round of Miami Open
20-year-old Naomi Osaka defeated the 23-time major winner by straight sets — the first time Williams has lost her first match at an American hard court championship for 21 years
The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.
One Irishman makes our Euro 2016 best XI from the first round of games
We select the most impressive players from the tournament’s opening matches.
Clinical Bishopstown catch 2014 Cork champions Ballincollig off guard in first round of SFC
Elsewhere, there were wins for Castlehaven, Douglas, Muskerry and St Finbarr’s tonight.
Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer
Here’s what to do next…
Ireland's James McGee qualifies for US Open first round
It’s the first time the Dubliner has qualified for the main draw of a grand slam event.
Derry fire four past Welsh opposition as Sligo secure valuable draw
The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division sides were in Europa League qualifying action.
McIlroy and Harrington together for Irish Open opening rounds
The tee times are out ahead of tomorrow’s start in Cork.
GAA 2014 football qualifier first round draw to take place next Monday
The games are set to take place on June 21st and June 28th.
Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback
The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.
7 players from Munster winning team in Limerick minor side to face Tipperary
The sides meet in the Gaelic Grounds on Thursday night.
Egan: “I’m not going to rely on me name to get me over the line”
Former Olympic silver medallist Kenneth Egan has dismissed suggestions that he is ‘celebrity candidate’ for Fine Gael.
Snapshot: Some mascots had an altercation during a Schools Cup game today
Glenstal Abbey representatives at one stage attempted to steal a flag from Ardscoil Ris supporters.
16 counties to be in opening All-Ireland football qualifier draw on Monday
The first round ties are scheduled to take place on June 29th.
Munster MFC: Cork and Kerry can't be separated after 1st round thriller
Aidan Moynihan’s late, late penalty saved the Rebels from defeat in extra-time.
British Open: Woods and McDowell in the mix as Adam Scott leads the field
Tiger has kept the galleries rapt but Rory McIlroy is putting together a solid round to catch the championship leading Aussie.
Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat
The Dubliner staged a brief comeback but was soundly beaten in the first round encounter at Sheffield.