League leaders hoping to bounce back from cup defeat against struggling North Kildare

World and Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan. Photograph: Getty Images.

Kazakh weightlifting superstar leaves rivals on the lurch

 Emma Smyth of Railway Union who scored in Railway’s defeat of UCD in the second round of the Irish Senior Cup. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Four Ulster sides and one from Munster also win in second round of Irish Senior Cup

Republic of Ireland’s Stephanie Roche: will be up against some of the top stars in the game for Fifa’s Goal of the Year award. Photograph: Inpho

Irish woman’s wonder goal sees her face off with Van Persie, Ibrahimovic and Costa

 Referee Milorad Mazic speaks to Roy Keane, assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland, during the EURO 2016 Group D qualifier  at Celtic Park. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Richie ‘The Kid’ Sadlier took senior analyst’s place as the panel got their hopes up

UCD player Leah Ewart: will be in action tomorrow when her side clashes with Railway Union in Belfield. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Student side hopes to build on flawless start

Stephanie Roche: “It’s great for women’s football”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Stephanie Roche’s wonder goal attracted 2½ million YouTube views

Maria McCambridge crosses the line in second place in the women’s race at the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon 2014. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Second place finish and personal best performance in Dublin Marathon earns award

Things never change: women of bygone years look gleeful while rolling around in giant hamster wheels and positively ecstatic while attached to walls by vibrating belts.

When the sisters start torturing me with tales of their fitness equipment, I call time

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