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#Historic

# historic - Thursday 2 June, 2022

US private equity firm secures multi-million dollar stake in New Zealand Rugby
# Historic
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# Historic

US private equity firm secures multi-million dollar stake in New Zealand Rugby

Jun 2nd 2022, 9:14 AM 6,975 Views 6 Comments

New Zealand Rugby overwhelmingly endorsed the contentious deal after years of wrangling.

# historic - Thursday 26 May, 2022

'The fact that it's happening is a miracle' - Kenny says Ireland's Nations League games with Ukraine will be remembered in 50 years
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'The fact that it's happening is a miracle' - Kenny says Ireland's Nations League games with Ukraine will be remembered in 50 years

May 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 5,783 Views 4 Comments

Ireland face Ukraine in Dublin and then in the the Polish city of Lodz next month.

# historic - Monday 16 May, 2022

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay
# Historic
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# Historic

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels comes out as gay

May 16th 2022, 6:05 PM 37,336 Views 35 Comments

The 17-year-old player told his story in an interview with Sky Sports.

# historic - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Ireland Women set for their first-ever summer tour in Japan
# Development
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# Development

Ireland Women set for their first-ever summer tour in Japan

Apr 20th 2022, 6:45 AM 2,612 Views 1 Comment

Head coach Greg McWilliams feels the tour will be crucial in developing Ireland’s players.

# historic - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Naas hold off four-time winners St Brendan's in thriller to win first Hogan Cup for Kildare
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Naas hold off four-time winners St Brendan's in thriller to win first Hogan Cup for Kildare

Mar 17th 2022, 5:31 PM 13,344 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Cummins hit 2-5 for the winners in a man-of-the-match display.

# historic - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties
# Historic
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# Historic

Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties

Feb 6th 2022, 10:19 PM 25,256 Views 18 Comments

Sadio Mane had previously missed a penalty in the first half of normal time before later sealing the winner against Egypt.

# historic - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Ireland Women's Sevens side narrowly lose World Series final to Australia
# Agonising
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# Agonising

Ireland Women's Sevens side narrowly lose World Series final to Australia

Jan 30th 2022, 9:57 PM 26,388 Views 14 Comments

The Irish side picked up silver medals after a historic performance in Seville.

# historic - Saturday 15 January, 2022

14-year-old signs age-record MLS deal
# Historic
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# Historic

14-year-old signs age-record MLS deal

Jan 15th 2022, 4:41 PM 6,455 Views 3 Comments

Axel Kei has become the youngest player to sign a US team sport contract.

# historic - Monday 3 January, 2022

Sligo overcome Leitrim in first-ever senior county GAA game played indoors
# Historic
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Sligo overcome Leitrim in first-ever senior county GAA game played indoors

Jan 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 44,492 Views 25 Comments

It was a momentous occasion in the splendid €3.1 million NUIG Connacht GAA Air Dome.

# historic - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'An absolutely phenomenal reaction' - the story behind Ireland's unique blue jerseys
# Ocean Colour Scene
From The42
# Ocean Colour Scene

'An absolutely phenomenal reaction' - the story behind Ireland's unique blue jerseys

Oct 14th 2021, 3:00 PM 47,756 Views 41 Comments

Jonathan Courtenay, who designed the kit, says it’s possible that Ireland could continue wearing blue in the future.

# historic - Friday 20 August, 2021

Croke Park to host All-Ireland camogie championship semi-finals for first time
# Historic
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Croke Park to host All-Ireland camogie championship semi-finals for first time

Aug 20th 2021, 7:08 PM 2,747 Views 1 Comment

The games will take place on Sunday, 29 August.

# historic - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa
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Andy Balbirnie hits ton as Ireland claim first ever ODI victory over South Africa

Jul 13th 2021, 8:30 PM 4,803 Views 6 Comments

Captain Balbirnie came to the fore with 102 as Ireland sensationally won the first entry in a three-match series.

# historic - Thursday 6 May, 2021

New Zealand weightlifter set to be first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics
# Historic
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# Historic

New Zealand weightlifter set to be first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics

May 6th 2021, 8:02 AM 10,774 Views 21 Comments

Laurel Hubbard is on the verge of reaching the Tokyo Olympics under coronavirus-enforced new qualifying rules.

# historic - Monday 3 May, 2021

Finn Harps claim first ever league win at Brandywell Stadium after Foley strikes late
# Historic
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Finn Harps claim first ever league win at Brandywell Stadium after Foley strikes late

May 3rd 2021, 10:27 PM 3,556 Views 2 Comments

It was the striker’s fifth goal of the season as Harps consolidated fourth spot in the table.

# historic - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Everton secure first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 21st century
# Historic
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# Historic

Everton secure first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 21st century

Feb 20th 2021, 7:24 PM 34,067 Views 166 Comments

A third-minute Richarlison strike and a late Gylfi Sigurðsson penalty helped earn the Toffees a rare victory.

# historic - Sunday 19 July, 2020

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral
# Historic
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# Historic

How a GAA broadcasting legend found himself commentating on JFK's funeral

Jul 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,816 Views 7 Comments

Michael O’Hehir described it as the toughest broadcast of his career.

# historic - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Jaguars to play two NFL 'home' games at Wembley in 2020
# Historic
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# Historic

Jaguars to play two NFL 'home' games at Wembley in 2020

Feb 4th 2020, 10:12 PM 5,064 Views 1 Comment

It’s the first time in history an NFL team will play two home games in the same season outside the US.

# historic - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Celtic take historic top spot in Europa League to make knockout stage that bit smoother
# Boost
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# Boost

Celtic take historic top spot in Europa League to make knockout stage that bit smoother

Nov 28th 2019, 10:26 PM 7,069 Views 6 Comments

Goals from Lewis Morgan, Ryan Christie and Mikey Johnston secured a 3-1 win as Hoops top their European group for the first time.

# historic - Friday 15 November, 2019

Norwich City star hits brace to fire Finland to Euro 2020 and first major tournament finals
# Historic
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Norwich City star hits brace to fire Finland to Euro 2020 and first major tournament finals

Nov 15th 2019, 7:23 PM 8,508 Views 4 Comments

Teemu Pukki helped his side to a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein.

# historic - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years
# Historic
# Historic

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years

Apr 30th 2019, 10:30 AM 23,677 Views 22 Comments

His son Naruhito is now preparing to take the Chrysanthemum Throne.

# historic - Monday 25 March, 2019

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match
# BIG TIME
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# BIG TIME

Ireland's Becky Lynch set for historic Wrestlemania match

Mar 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 12,611 Views 12 Comments

The Limerick-born athlete will compete in the first-ever women’s main event on the biggest day in the wrestling calendar.

# historic - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

11-time All-Ireland champions Cork set for first ever competitive outing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh
# Historic
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# Historic

11-time All-Ireland champions Cork set for first ever competitive outing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Jan 15th 2019, 3:29 PM 3,437 Views 1 Comment

Ephie Fitzgerald’s side will play two National League games at the main county grounds as part of double-header fixtures.

# historic - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough
# Meeting
# Meeting

'The world will see a major change': Trump and Kim hail summit as historic breakthrough

Updated Jun 12th 2018, 10:55 AM 43,413 Views 249 Comments

The first-ever summit between sitting leaders of the two Cold War foes went “better than anybody could have expected”, Trump said.

# historic - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage
# Historic
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# Historic

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

May 26th 2018, 4:38 PM 3,693 Views 13 Comments

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# historic - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble
# Historic
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# Historic

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble

May 19th 2018, 6:21 PM 7,803 Views 21 Comments

Brendan Rodgers’ side made history today.

# historic - Thursday 8 February, 2018

DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD
# Historic
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# Historic

DIT progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals for the first time after late rally shocks UCD

Feb 8th 2018, 9:01 PM 13,607 Views 8 Comments

Westmeath’s Niall O’Brien led the way for DIT.

# historic - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A
# Drama
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# Drama

Goalkeeper scores 95th minute equaliser to give Benevento first ever point in Serie A

Dec 3rd 2017, 2:08 PM 13,765 Views 2 Comments

The club had lost all 14 games in their debut season in Serie A, but on Sunday earned a dramatic first point in stoppage time.

# historic - Sunday 12 November, 2017

David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970
# Historic
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David Collins leads Liam Mellows to their first Galway hurling final since 1970

Nov 12th 2017, 5:07 PM 15,238 Views 1 Comment

In the other semi-final, Gort and Craughwell will go to a replay.

# historic - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season
# Historic
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# Historic

Huddersfield stun Mourinho with historic win as United suffer first defeat of the season

Oct 21st 2017, 5:19 PM 20,732 Views 55 Comments

First half goals from Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre were enough to record a historic win for David Wagner’s side.

# historic - Friday 20 October, 2017

Brighton score first away win in the top flight since 1983 as pressure mounts on Bilic
# Historic
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Brighton score first away win in the top flight since 1983 as pressure mounts on Bilic

Oct 20th 2017, 10:24 PM 8,953 Views 27 Comments

Glenn Murray and Jose Izquierdo were both on target for Brighton against West Ham.

# historic - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Inspirational Cora Staunton brings Mayo back to an All-Ireland final with victory over champions Cork
# Historic
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# Historic

Inspirational Cora Staunton brings Mayo back to an All-Ireland final with victory over champions Cork

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:50 PM 27,005 Views 11 Comments

Mayo hung on to book their place in the All-Ireland decider against Dublin.

# historic - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga
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'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga

Aug 16th 2017, 7:40 PM 25,332 Views 22 Comments

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee to officiate in one of Europe’s top leagues.

# historic - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature
# Historic
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# Historic

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

Jul 1st 2017, 11:16 AM 10,773 Views 9 Comments

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

# historic - Friday 9 June, 2017

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history
# Underdogs
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# Underdogs

Andorra secure the biggest result in their history

Jun 9th 2017, 10:12 PM 27,037 Views 15 Comments

Marc Rebés was the hero as the European minnows stunned Hungary.

# historic - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points
# Pay The Penalty
# Pay The Penalty

Ranked - the counties where you're most likely to have received penalty points

Jun 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 46,869 Views 54 Comments

Some counties with the worst road fatality records in Ireland incur the least penalty points in the country.

# historic - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil
# Historic
# Historic

'He walks with his head down. No more' - Taoiseach recognises Traveller ethnicity in the Dáil

Mar 1st 2017, 7:22 PM 20,869 Views 178 Comments

“It is a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland.”

# historic - Saturday 25 February, 2017

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August
# Historic
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# Historic

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals are moving to August

Feb 25th 2017, 11:30 AM 29,972 Views 20 Comments

Extra-time is also coming in with replays restricted to provincial and All-Ireland finals.

# historic - Friday 24 February, 2017

Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC
# Historic
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# Historic

Dunford goal puts IT Carlow in to first Fitzgibbon Cup final with dramatic win over UCC

Feb 24th 2017, 3:15 PM 15,108 Views 2 Comments

DJ Carey’s men needed extra-time to seal the victory.

# historic - Sunday 18 December, 2016

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY
# Historic
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# Historic

'I've got a bone to pick with my wife because she voted for Nick Skelton': Murray wins SPOTY

Dec 18th 2016, 10:08 PM 7,258 Views 7 Comments

The result was never in doubt as the Scot finished well ahead of Alistair Brownlee.

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