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List of sports cancelled due to coronavirus

We have a list of the sports events that have been cancelled due to the coronavirus plus other events that affect Irish athletes abroad. 16 March: CRICKET: Pakistan and Bangladesh postpone a one-day international and a Test match, scheduled for...
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Ireland Rugby team to play Scotland – Kick off 4:45pm

Andy Farrell has named his Ireland rugby team to play Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Kick off 4:45pm. It seems this is just a follow on from Joe Schmidt with Sexton and Murray in the team with many...

European Rugby quarter-finals postponed

It was always going to happen but European rugby have confirmed the quarter finals are postponed. The Board of European Professional Club Rugby decided that this season’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches will not now be played...

Pro14 season suspended indefinitely

The board of Celtic Rugby DAC met by teleconference this week and agreed upon a strict list of criteria that would enable the Championship to recommence. However, no decision on a definitive re-commencement date can be made until four key...

Countdown begins for the Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup in Ireland

The preparations to host the International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament (IMART) in Ireland in June next year have commenced. This will be the 3rd edition of the worldwide Mixed Ability rugby showcase promoted by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS),...
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Six Nations: Ireland v France cancelled

The Six Nations meeting Ireland v France has been cancelled. The news was confirmed on Monday by the French sports minister who said the game at the Stade De France will not be played. Roxana Maracineanu, said the game will...

Ireland’s Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup Tournament 2020

The third Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup is coming to Ireland in June 2020 and fundraising efforts are underway throughout the country to ensure that funding targets are met, to enable the release of an additional €500,000 in backing...
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Ian Madigan signs for Ulster Rugby

Ulster Rugby have announced the signing of Ireland fly-half, Ian Madigan, who will join the province in the summer after agreeing terms last month. The 30-year old, who joins the club on a one-year-deal, brings with him a superb range...
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2020 and 2021 Six Nations Fixtures confirmed

New Ireland rugby manager Andy Farrell will begin his tenure in the Six Nations with a home against Scotland on the 1st of February 2020 it has been confirmed after the fixture details for the 2020 and 2021 were...

France v Ireland will go ahead

Six Nations organisers have said the Six Nations meeting between France v Ireland will go ahead. It also confirmed that all other games will go ahead apart from the Italy v England (which was called off on Thursday). In a...

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Royal Ascot, if it gets the go-ahead, will be behind closed doors

Ascot Racecourse has announced that for public health and safety reasons the difficult but unavoidable conclusion has been reached that Royal Ascot 2020 (16th -...

Free live Sport on Wednesday – Watch ‘Darts At Home’ at 7:30pm

Free live Sport on Wednesday - Watch 'Darts At Home' at 7:30pm Fans will be able to enjoy PDC stars in live darts action...

‘Ryder Cup won’t happen without fans’ – Padriag Harrington

Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington says the "common consensus" is that the Ryder Cup competition, scheduled to take place from 25-27 Sept 2020 at Whistling Straits...

What does the Premier League suspension mean for UK bookmakers??

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the lives of many people around the world. People’s daily lives have changed drastically over the past...