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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 23 September, 2014

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# editors-picks - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From Celebrating a sister: ‘It’s about remembering what she was good at – not her death’ Cancer

Brian Clough and his effect on the Irish management team

On the 10th anniversary of his death, we examine the iconic manager’s influence on Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.

Johnny Doyle column: Donegal’s experience should just shade it

However, our columnist only sees the bounce of a ball between the two sides.


# editors-picks - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Analysis: Madigan provides promising performance as Leinster’s playmaking 12

The 25-year-old showed glimpses of what he could bring to the mix as a centre for Matt O’Connor’s side against the Scarlets.

# editors-picks - Sunday 14 September, 2014

‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’

We chat to Irish-based Czech athlete Tamara Maxantova about competing in the World Championships next month.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Training is the time to road-test anything new, you don’t want any surprises on Marathon Monday

This week Aidan Curran is even willing to talk to strangers in the pursuit of a solid running routine.

# editors-picks - Monday 8 September, 2014

Would Ireland get better use out of McGeady as a number 10?

The Everton winger proved the match-winner in Tbilisi but Ireland lacked a creative outlet behind the striker.

Sky Sports throw everything they have at Pro12 coverage, and hit the mark

They had good source material, but the broadcaster nailed their first outing in the four-nation league.

# editors-picks - Friday 5 September, 2014

Which RTÉ football pundit are you?

Are you the controversial one or the stoic ex-player who gives nothing away?

# editors-picks - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Carl Frampton: Belfast’s great unifier not only fighting for a world title – but for his city

The stakes couldn’t be higher as Frampton prepares for Saturday’s world title showdown with Kiko Martinez.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

The son of a Monaghan footballer will start his first NFL game this Sunday

Patrick Murray has won the kicking job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

# editors-picks - Monday 1 September, 2014

The story of Kerry and Mayo’s replay in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts

What were the key stats from last Saturday’s game in the Gaelic Grounds?

# editors-picks - Sunday 31 August, 2014

‘Hunch down and drive up through your marker’- Vinny Murphy on the art of the perfect shoulder

The former Dublin hardman talks about Dublin’s golden generation and his days as an enforcer.

# editors-picks - Saturday 30 August, 2014

James McGee: Ireland’s top tennis player relives his US Open dream come true Ace

James McGee: Ireland’s top tennis player relives his US Open dream come true

27-year-old Dubliner qualified for the main draw at the US Open in New York this week.

# editors-picks - Friday 29 August, 2014

KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game

Saturday’s game won’t be the first time Croke Pak has hosted an American football game.

QUIZ: Can you name these GAA grounds? GAA

QUIZ: Can you name these GAA grounds?

Mayo and Kerry will face off in Limerick this weekend but can you name these grounds throughout the country?

# editors-picks - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Analysis: How Mayo handled O’Donoghue in the draw and what they’ll do for Kerry replay

Kerry’s danger man hit 1-3 last Sunday and will have a key role in Saturday’s replay.

How our writer fared on his 10-week fitness challenge

With the help of Maxinutrition, Ben Blake trained like he never trained before over the past couple of months.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

The story of Mayo and Kerry’s draw in possession, shots, turnovers and kickouts

What were the key stats from last Sunday’s game in Croke Park?

# editors-picks - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Jonny Wilkinson’s kicking guru tries to teach a thing or two

Dave Alred was in Dublin this week — and Niall Kelly went along to learn from one of the world’s best kicking coaches.

Football in Colombia: what happened next when the drug money dried up?

Colombia charmed us at the World Cup but Liga Postobon is “a graveyard of unfulfilled promise,” writes Mikey Stafford from Medellin.

# editors-picks - Friday 22 August, 2014

Attacked in New York, Gaelic football has helped Alisha Jordan rebuild her life

And she plays in a an All-Ireland semi-final this weekend.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Analysis: Why Marcos Rojo deal says so much about United’s transfer problems

Making such a modest signing shouldn’t prove so tough for such an imposing sports organisation.

# editors-picks - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do?

How useful are role models if we never get to see them?

A day in the life: Behind the scenes in Ireland’s World Cup camp tagged along with Philip Doyle’s squad as they prepare to face France for third place.

# editors-picks - Friday 15 August, 2014

Tipp v Cork: 7 classic moments from one of hurling’s great rivalries

The Munster rivals meet in an historic Croke Park showdown on Sunday.

‘I’d need a day to go through what I’ve learned’ – Ronan O’Gara

The Racing Métro coach is gradually growing comfortable with life off the pitch, he tells in Paris.

Analysis: Why Seamus Coleman is now regarded as one of Europe’s top full-backs

The Irish international is set to be an integral part of Everton’s campaign, after excelling last year.

# editors-picks - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Analysis: What can we expect from Liverpool this season?

Brendan Rodgers must build on last season’s superb league performance while also manage a European odyssey.

# editors-picks - Monday 11 August, 2014

Analysis: Ireland show depth to seal first-ever World Cup semi-final

We’ve picked apart the tries Lynne Cantwell’s team scored in their final pool fixture against Kazakhstan

Your GAA weekend review GAA

Your GAA weekend review

Have you dried off? Let’s relive another memorable couple of days.

# editors-picks - Saturday 9 August, 2014

John Gardiner column: Hurling careers are short and the prize on Sunday is massive GAA

John Gardiner column: Hurling careers are short and the prize on Sunday is massive’s hurling columnist says Limerick won’t lack confidence against Kilkenny

# editors-picks - Thursday 7 August, 2014

The cult Premier League teams we loved: Nottingham Forest 1994/95

Stan Collymore and Bryan Roy were the box-office hits but this was an all-round impressive side.

Analysis: Ireland’s defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win

Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.

7 steps to a successful Fantasy Football team

Fed up with constantly finishing bottom of your league? Read our guide on all things FF-related.

# editors-picks - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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

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

# editors-picks - Monday 4 August, 2014

Your weekend GAA round up

Mayo, Kerry, Monaghan and Armagh all progressed in the senior football championship while there were wins for Donegal and Mayo at minor level and the Poc Fada was postponed.

# editors-picks - Saturday 2 August, 2014

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

Come on into to see how our pentathletes roll.

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