Post Tagged with: "Ireland"

Republic of Ireland have it all to play for after Denmark draw – O'Neill

November 11, 2017 5:28 pm1 comment
Republic of Ireland have it all to play for after Denmark draw - O'Neill

Martin O’Neill says his Republic of Ireland side have it “all to play for” in Dublin on Tuesday after they claimed a goalless draw in the first leg of the World Cup play-off with Denmark. O’Neill’s side had just 28% of possession in Copenhagen but were well-organised and disciplined as […]

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Wales' World Cup hopes over as Republic of Ireland win to seal play-off spot

October 9, 2017 10:54 pm0 comments
Wales' World Cup hopes over as Republic of Ireland win to seal play-off spot

Media playback is not supported on this device Wales’ 2018 World Cup hopes are over after James McClean’s goal earned the Republic of Ireland a victory that sends them into the qualifying play-offs. At a highly charged Cardiff City Stadium, the hosts controlled much of the first half but were […]

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Northern Ireland seal World Cup play-off place before defeat in Norway

October 8, 2017 11:24 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland seal World Cup play-off place before defeat in Norway

Media playback is not supported on this device Northern Ireland lost in Norway in their final World Cup group game after their place in the play-offs for Russia 2018 was confirmed by Scotland’s draw in Slovenia prior to kick-off in Oslo. A Chris Brunt own goal in the second half […]

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Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Northern Ireland manager O'Neill 'in drink-driving arrest'

Northern Ireland’s football team manager, Michael O’Neill, has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He was detained by police on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Sunday, according to the Scottish Sun. Police Scotland said they arrested and charged a 48-year-old man in connection with drink-driving eastbound on the A720 at […]

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Teams will want to avoid Northern Ireland in play-off – O'Neill

September 5, 2017 4:21 am0 comments
Teams will want to avoid Northern Ireland in play-off - O'Neill

Media playback is not supported on this device Manager Michael O’Neill said Northern Ireland will be tough to beat in a World Cup play-off after their 2-0 qualifying win over the Czech Republic. Monday’s win in Belfast – their fifth in a row – guaranteed a top-two spot in Group […]

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Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

September 4, 2017 4:34 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic for fifth successive win

Northern Ireland secured second place in Group C and took a huge step towards a World Cup play-off place by beating the Czech Republic at Windsor Park. Defender Jonny Evans headed the hosts in front before his West Bromwich Albion team-mate Chris Brunt fired in a superb free-kick before the […]

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Northern Ireland women to get free abortions on the NHS in England.

June 29, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Northern Ireland women to get free abortions on the NHS in England.

Media playback is unsupported on your device Women from Northern Ireland will be able to get free abortions in England, the government has said. More than 50 MPs from the major parties had backed a Labour-led call for the women to have access to NHS abortions in England. They currently […]

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Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

May 10, 2017 3:27 am0 comments
Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

England have been drawn with France and Argentina in a tough Pool C for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Scotland and Ireland are in Pool A, alongside the hosts. Wales will face Australia in a repeat of the 2015 tournament, where both sides beat hosts England to qualify […]

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Watch: Brilliant Ireland demolish Italy in Rome

February 11, 2017 10:23 am0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Hat-tricks from CJ Stander and Garry Ringrose help Ireland to a 63-10 victory over Italy in the Six Nations. BBC Sport – Sport

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Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

January 16, 2017 11:19 am0 comments
Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

Northern Ireland will go to the polls on 2 March to elect a new Assembly after the executive collapsed over a botched green energy scheme. Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire was legally obliged to call the election after negotiations failed. Stormont was plunged into crisis after the resignation of Martin […]

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