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Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan: the two set the same time for 6km as a heavyweight four created from Shandon and St Michael’s rowers

The lightweight double scull of Paul and Gary O’Donovan was the joint fastest crew on the second day of the Ireland Trial at the National Rowing Centr(...)

Aogán Ó Fearghail during an Ireland International Rules press conference in  Perth, Australia.   Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile via Getty Images

As he heads into the last few months of his presidency Aogán Ó Fearghail leaves the future landscape of the GAA barely recognisable from three years a(...)

In a Word . . . women

When were women discovered? We know America was discovered in 1492, Australia in 1770, but there is no date for when women were discovered. Ther(...)

Australia’s Kurtley Beale scores a try during the Autumn International at the Principality Stadium, Photograph: PA

England v Australia, Twickenham, 3pm – Live Sky Sports Main Event Michael Cheika put his money on Kurtley Beale and now we are really seeing it payin(...)

 Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has 14 players unavailable and has to convince the remainder that the All Blacks are beatable. Photograph: Craig Brough/Rueters

Scotland v New Zealand, Murrayfield, 5.15pm - Live on BBC2 & BT Sport 2 New Zealand defeats on European soil are not quite as rare as Scotland wi(...)

Ireland International Rules manager Joe Kernan: he said the biggest disappointment of the first test defeat was the reaction just after half time. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

At Thursday’s media briefing Ireland manager Joe Kernan announced that he is to investigate the size of the playing area in Perth’s Domain Stadium whe(...)

Ireland International Rules players Shane Walsh, Killian Clarke and Niall Sludden on Cottesloe Beach near Perth,  Western Australia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Second Test: Australia v Ireland, Domain Stadium, Perth. Throw-in Saturday, 16.45 Australian Western Standard Time [8.45 Irish time] Conflicting emot(...)

  Australians  voted for  laws to be changed to allow same-sex marriage. Photograph: James Alcock/Getty Images

The outcome of the plebiscite on same-sex marriage was almost identical in Ireland and Australia, the yes side winning by 62 per cent to 38 per cent. (...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea gets treatment during the  All-Ireland semi-final replay against Kerry in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It may divide opinions in the football world but according to one of the GAA’s foremost medical experts, the blanket defence may be helping to keep do(...)

The French delegation reacts as France is named to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, during a ceremony in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/AFP/Getty Images

The failure of fellow Celts Wales and Scotland to support the Irish 2023 Rugby World Cup bid is believed to have been critical in Ireland losing out t(...)

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