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Launch of the 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 Season 26/8/2014

Tale of the tackle: Our weekend PRO12 round-up

Good result for Connacht but disappointment for the other Irish provinces.

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Launch of the 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 Season 26/8/2014

Tale of the tackle: Our weekend PRO12 round-up

Good result for Connacht but disappointment for the other Irish provinces.

Launch of the 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 Season 26/8/2014

JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: The best of the rest

Which sides will challenge for the top four this season?

Darren Cave celebrates his try with teammates 30/11/2013

JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Ulster

Will the loss of key players cripple the northern province?

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JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Munster

Will Munster build on last year’s semi-final exit?

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JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Leinster

Will Leinster retain their PRO12 crown for a third season?

Connacht team line up for a minutes silence for Nelson Mandela 8/12/2013

JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Connacht

How will the western province fair in this year’s competition?

Argentina v New Zealand: The Rugby Championship

The Rugby Championship preview – Argentina

Argentina take on South Africa in their Rugby Championship first round match this Saturday and


The Rugby Championship 2014 Preview: Australia

Sadly, there’ll be no Honey Badger in the Aussie ranks, but can the Wallabies do enough to ensure the other teams are sweating like a gypsy with a mortgage?

Cian Healy 16/3/2014

Video: Cian Healy and his mates have some serious craic with a digger

The Leinster and Ireland star tweeted ‘who needs Funderland?’ and we see where he’s coming from.

Simon Zebo breaks clear to score a try 14/6/2014

Get your Mooju back – Simon Zebo stakes his claim for an Irish starting place after an impressive Argentinean tour

Absent from the Ireland squad during the successful Six Nations campaign, Simon Zebo gave Joe Schmidt plenty to think about with his displays during Ireland’s tour of Argentina.

Conor Murray 11/9/2013

Murray making his mark. Five examples of Conor Murray at his best

His meteoric rise has seen him develop into one of the best scrum-halves in the


It wasn’t easy but we picked 15 professional footballers who could play rugby

How would these bunch of fancy dan footballers do against New Zealand?

Brian O'Driscoll scores a try 3/3/2014

Samsung presents… Six unforgettable Brian O’Driscoll tries

Finding Brian O’Driscoll tries was easy; narrowing it down to just six of the best was the hard part.

Alex Cuthbert is tackled by Brian O'Driscoll 8/2/2014

Samsung presents… Six of the best Brian O’Driscoll tackles

Undoubtedly the most talented player this country has ever produced, Brian O’Driscoll has never shirked the hard stuff either…

Brian O'Driscoll scores a try and is congratulated by Jamie Heaslip 7/12/2013

Brian-eken Cup; here’s BOD’s career stats in the European Cup

Brian O’Driscoll and Leinster take on Toulon on Sunday knowing this could be the legendary centre’s last European appearance.


Video: The JOE Rugby Roadshow went to Limerick last night, here are all the best bits

Jerry Flannery, Niall Ronan and Marcus Horan pay tribute to some Leinster lad, while there’s an in-depth discussion about ice cream.

Felipe Contepomi celebrates scoring a try 31/12/2005

Samsung presents… Six of the best Leinster tries against Munster

Enjoyed the game at the weekend? Then you’re going to love this look back at six corking tries from previous Leinster v Munster clashes.

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Video: The Wolf of D4 featuring the ginger hipster from The Nation Holds Its Breath

The Nation Holds Its Breath is Ireland’s first rugby/comedy entertainment show and it kicks off online tomorrow at 4pm on Here’s a look at the hilarious promo…

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Rob Kearney on the Six Nations win, BOD, the Heineken Cup and Boring Kearney Twitter account

JOE caught up with Rob Kearney recently for a chat about Ireland’s victorious Six Nations campaign, some busy weeks ahead, BOD’s farewell and, of course, the Boring Kearney Twitter account.


Video: Really cool behind the scenes look into the science behind Leinster Rugby training

Rugby players don’t just turn into strong, powerful and highly efficient athletes overnight you know, a lot of science and technology goes into their training behind the scenes.

Keith Earls and Brian O'Driscoll 31/3/2012

Samsung presents… some of the best tackles from Leinster v Munster matches

There will be some serious collisions at Aviva Stadium on Saturday night when Leinster host Munster in the Rabo so here’s a few of the most famous tackles in previous clashes between red and blue.


Samsung presents… six of the best Brian O’Driscoll moments of magic

Samsung bid farewell to BOD with six of his very best passes…

Brian OÕDriscoll celebrates with Fergus McFadden at the final whistle 15/3/2014

Fantasy Rugby Review – The Final Countdown

Were you a champ or a chump after a breathless last weekend of The Irish Times Fantasy Rugby League? Come this way to find out.


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Champions League

Chelsea’s Twitter account produced an all-time classic typo tonight
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Video: The entire Kilkenny panel descend on Tommy Walsh’s house looking for divilment
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Tommy Walsh 28/6/2014


Video: Superb GAA jersey magic trick entertains Tommy Walsh and the Kilkenny panel during their celebrations
Villarreal CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga


Barcelona’s Gerard Pique says, even now, Roy Keane scares the sh*t out of him

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Video: Latest Love/Hate teaser features a very scary Nidge and a baseball bat

Home News

Copper Face Jacks is going on tour and hitting the ski slopes

Premier League

Pic: This infographic showing Arsenal’s history of injures over 10 years is incredible

Premier League

Pic: This infographic showing Arsenal’s history of injures over 10 years is incredible


Kilkenny amateur team Brookville AFC offer Manchester United a dig out
Fran Love hate

TV & Radio

Video: New Love/Hate teaser clip features Fran and his false teeth
UFC Fight Night - Bisping v Le


Pic: UFC fighter tests positive for PED’s and when you see the photos you will see why…


Video: Massive Australian rugby league brawl features the most Australian commentary ever
"The Class Of 92" - World Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals

Champions League

Vine: Paul Scholes couldn’t resist a dig at Manchester City fans on ITV last night


Video: The first official trailer for Taken 3 is here

Champions League

Vine: PSG defender Marquinhos’ hurling celebration against Barcelona is class
Aston Villa v Leyton Orient - Capital One Cup Second Round


Michael O’Leary offers free flights to Jack Grealish’s family if he declares for Ireland

Home News

Video: Irish guy makes amazing timelapse of his recovery from plastic surgery after unprovoked drunken assault
Philadelphia Union v Los Angeles Galaxy


The salaries for players in the MLS have been revealed and Robbie Keane isn’t in the top five
Derby County v Queens Park Rangers - Sky Bet Championship Playoff Final


Joey Barton has given Conor McGregor his seal of approval following his win in Las Vegas

Champions League

Vine: Unbelievable miss of the night goes to Bayer Leverkusen’s Hakan Çalhanoğlu
Wild Card Game - Oakland Athletics v Kansas City Royals

US Sports

You should be Royals; Why everyone needs to get behind Kansas City in the baseball playoffs
Radio 94.7's Electric Christmas In Concert - Sacramento, CA


Need new music for your playlist? Check out JOE’s six must-hear new songs in the world


The top three most annoying things people do on Facebook have been revealed
Eric Cantona

Premier League

19 years ago today Eric Cantona made a goalscoring return for Man Utd following his kung-fu suspension
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TV & Radio

Video: Check out the funniest news bloopers from last month including Sky Sports Dildo-Gate
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Video: Make sure to sit down before watching this face-plant supercut
Eoin Murphy celebrates after John Power scores his side's second goal 27/9/2014


Pic: Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy as a kid meeting teammate Henry Shefflin 14 years ago
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TV & Radio

Video: John Oliver tries to explain the appeal of football to David Letterman
Premiere Of AMC's "The Walking Dead" 4th Season - Arrivals

TV & Radio

Irish actress lands a role in Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul
Bayern Muenchen v Borussia Dortmund - Bundesliga

Champions League

Video: Jurgen Klopp gave a brilliant interview where he talks about porn, Boris Becker and Gerd Muller
Apple Starts iPhone 6 Sales In Germany

Pic of the day

Pic: Ah here, who put the massive iPhone 6 ad on a bent billboard in Berlin
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League of Ireland

Dundalk midfielder Keith Ward made an incredibly kind gesture to a fan recently
General view of a Tipperary flag 30/5/2010

Home News

Pic: Thurles pay tribute to the international pop star who’s one of their most famous sons


Movie Wrap: P.T Anderson’s new film has a great trailer, Zombieland 2, Clerks III, X-Men deleted scene and more
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Damien Rice’s performance and all the best bits from Later… with Jools Holland last night

World Affairs

Video: Cassetteboy’s David Cameron rap is just fantastic political satire


Hollywood Drive of Fame: Ferrari 250GT Spyder California
Villarreal CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga


Barcelona’s Gerard Pique says, even now, Roy Keane scares the sh*t out of him
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