Rugby


Sexton ready for ‘biggest game of our lives'

Ireland out-half Jonathan Sexton believes that this Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand is the biggest and most exciting game the squad have ever faced (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 10....

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Hansen ramps up mind games

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen says he may lay false traps for Ireland to fall into in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final clash in Tokyo....

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Easterby: ‘Aki can still be an influence’

Forwards coach Simon Easterby believes that Bundee Aki can still play a key role for Ireland ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash against New Zealand on Saturday (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 10.3...

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Owens to take charge of Ireland quarter-final

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of Ireland’s World Cup quarter-final clash with New Zealand in Tokyo on Saturday (LIVE on eir sport 1 from 10.30am)....

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Injury concerns for Kenny

Republic of Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has a number of concerns ahead of this afternoon’s crucial European Championship qualifier against Iceland in Reykjavik....

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Doc of the Week: Rain in Moscow

This is the inside story of Manchester United’s remarkable victory over Chelsea in the 2008 Champions League final which was played in a torrential downpour in Moscow. eir sport 1, Thur, October 24th...

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New content - update to the eir sport pack

Virgin Media and eir have agreed a deal to carry their key sports channels on each other’s TV platforms in a deal which will significantly benefit Irsh sports fans....

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Japan 2019: The Front Row (5)

And then there were eight! It’s quarter-final time in Japan with eight of the world’s best teams primed for battle this weekend. Ireland take on New Zealand in what is sure to be a titanic battle in T...

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McCarthy hails 'lively' Connolly after Georgia draw

Ireland manager Mick McCarthy praised debutant Aaron Connolly's "lively' performance from the bench in Saturday's Euro 2020 Group D 0-0 qualifier draw with Georgia in Tblisi....

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Southgate takes responsibility for Czech defeat

England manager Gareth Southgate admits his 4-3-2-1 formation did not work in Friday's 2-1 Euro 2020 qualifier defeat to the Czech Republic in Prague....

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