Sensational Ireland create history with stunning victory over the All Blacks!

Ireland 40 New Zealand 29

History in Chicago. The long wait is over. After 111 years of trying, Ireland have finally beaten the All Blacks and they thoroughly deserved it after a game that was eerily reminiscent of the 2013 clash, only this time Robbie Henshaw had the final say.

The men in green were well worth their win, eschewing their kicking game to ground and pound at the home of the Chicago Bears, while dominating an understrength New Zealand pack at set-piece time.

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O’Connor and Gleeson scoop GAA/GPA Young Hurler and Young Footballer of the Year awards

MAYO’S DIARMUID O’CONNOR and Deise star Austin Gleeson were honoured with the prestigious Young Player of the Year awards at tonight’s GAA/GPA Opel Allstar bash at the Convention Centre in the capital.

21-year-old O’Connor, picked up his second straight Young Footballer of the Year and now stands level with big brother Cillian as two-time winners of the award. His Grandmother, Teresa O’Donovan, was a local in The Neale.


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