Republic and Northern Ireland shine on European stage

John O SheaThe Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland sit top of their respective groups after the latest rounds of qualifiers for Euro 2016.

Ireland sit joint top of Group D , after John O'Shea's last gasp strike secured a 1-1 draw away to Germany.

The dramatic equaliser was the final touch in the Waterford man's 100th international appearance.

Speaking after the game O'Shea was delighted to secure a crucial point for the side......


Poland top the group on goal difference following their 2-2 draw with Scotland in Warsaw.

While Georgia picked up their first points, with a 3-0 win over Gibraltar.

Northern Ireland find themselves in an unfamiliar situation after three Euro 2016 qualifiers.

They're top of Group F with a 100-percent record after winning 2-nil away to Greece last night.

Goals from Jamie Ward and Kyle Lafferty made sure Michael O'Neill's side maintained their 100-per cent start to qualifying.