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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C


This year
Bugler the best version of himself in Dublin's Leinster final landslide
The St Oliver Plunketts/Eoghan Ruadh man finished a huge shift with 1-3.
Last year
Tadhg Beirne went to a phenomenal place to help Ireland seal the series
The Munster man delivered some massive moments in the endgame.
Kieran Treadwell's stock rises for Ireland in excellent win over the Māori
The Ulster man was one of several players who put their hands up for Andy Farrell’s side.
'Sammy Bill' Monaghan goes from strength to strength in Ireland's second row
The Wasps lock has impressed in this Six Nations.
All time
Henshaw shows he is among game's elite with outstanding Test series
The Leinster and Ireland centre did his best to drag the Lions back in front last night.
Van der Flier outstanding for Ireland after missing out on Lions call-up
Ireland boss Andy Farrell praised the openside’s contribution against Japan.
Ireland's Dorothy Wall planning to juggle 7s and 15s commitments
The Tipperary woman has become a starter for Adam Griggs’ 15s team.
Irish winger Aiden McGeady's superb season recognised
The Sunderland star features in the PFA League One team of the year.
'In three or four years' time, he could be another Richie McCaw'
Despite still being just 22, Tom Curry is already a dominant force in Test rugby.
Connors takes his chance in Rome to push for Ireland start against Scotland
The 24-year-old openside was among the best performers in a six-try win for Andy Farrell’s side.
Top carrier, tackler, passer, and jackler - Tadhg Beirne's best game yet for Ireland
The Munster lock was superb as Ireland came up short against Wales last weekend.
'He's pretty special' - Ireland excited about Doris' impact in first year of Test rugby
The 22-year-old has quickly become an important figure for Andy Farrell’s side.
There is no question who should have been awarded the Ballon d'Or this year
Robert Lewandowski completed a memorable season by helping Bayern win the Champions League last night.
John Egan a strong contender for Irish player of the season - and it could be about to get even better
The Sheffield United centre-back has been a key figure amid a remarkable season for the club.
'Irrepressible' Larmour shines for Ireland with man-of-the-match display
The 22-year-old shone at fullback in a big win over Samoa.
'Who is this kid?' - Smalling recalls moment Man United stars took notice of Rashford
The centre-back has described how the youngster made a big impact in a 2016 practice match.
Koeman hails Barcelona-bound star's outstanding display
The Dutch manager was in no doubt who was the star of the show for Netherlands as they beat England.
'It was as physical as it gets... It was definitely Test match standard'
James Ryan delivered another superb showing for Leinster in defeat to Saracens.
'Outstanding. Man of the match by a million miles'
Ryan Giggs reserved high praise for skipper Ashley Williams after he helped Wales beat Ireland 1-0.
Iain Henderson makes huge Lions statement in second Test audition
Rory Best and CJ Stander were strong too, but Robbie Henshaw was injured in the first half.
Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final?
Fans were treated to an enthralling game at Croke Park today.
Clontarf resigned to losing 'very, very special player' Carbery to the big stage
‘Tarf coach Andy Wood says his young out-half is a formidable operator with and without the ball.
CJ Stander man of the match on barnstorming Ireland debut against Wales
The Munster back row was superb on his Test debut for Joe Schmidt’s side.
Bayern Munich star named player of first half of season
The 25-year-old Brazilian, a summer signing from Shakhtar Donetsk, received just over 30 percent of the vote.
Henry, Strauss and Gilroy emerge from Barbarians defeat with credit
While Ireland’s team performance was sloppy, there were some solid displays at Thomond Park.
No prizes for guessing the Airtricity League Player of the Month for April
Shamrock Rovers striker Mikey Drennan and Bohemians goalkeeper Dean Delany finished second and third respectively.
Analysis: Robbie Henshaw shows rich promise as Six Nations star
The 21-year-old was remarkably effective in his first campaign as Ireland’s inside centre.
3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s dominant win over Italy
Nigel Carolan’s men made a strong start to their Six Nations campaign in Biella.
4 Wolfhounds who put their hands up for Six Nations selection
Picking out individuals was no easty task, but these men may have increased their Six Nations chances.
Reid stands out as Leinster's attack progresses in win over Connacht
The 24-year-old centre was named man of the match after the inter-pro clash at the RDS.
Here's our GAA football team of the weekend
It’s our pick of the bunch from the Leinster championship and qualifier action.
Here's your GAA football team of the weekend
There are 12 different counties on the team following the weekend’s Munster, Connacht and qualifier action.
Here's our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action
Cork make up much of the spine of this weekend’s hurling fifteen.
Here’s our GAA football team of the weekend
There are a lot of Monaghan men in this weekend’s team as they finally got one over on Tyrone.
Here’s our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action
Lots of Kilkenny names in this weekend’s team as they began their 2014 championship on Saturday.
Here’s our GAA football championship team of the weekend
All four provinces were in action this week, but who makes our best 15?
Here's our GAA football championship team of the weekend
There were three games played this weekend across two provinces, one of which dominates this weekend’s team.