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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 5 March, 2015

Today’s News

It was a risk leaving Ireland but it’s paying off for a former Leinster flanker at London Irish

Conor Gilsenan’s good form has led to a new two-year deal with the Exiles.

We’ll have to wait a little bit longer to get our first glimpse of Paul Galvin back in a Kerry Jersey

Cork and Kerry have named their sides for this weekend’s league clash.

Mayo welcome back two Allstars as they look to maintain their Division One lead

Colm Boyle and Ger Cafferkey return to the Mayo defence.

Kildare gain U21 revenge over Offaly as senior star shines

Niall Kelly was excellent for the Lillywhites in Portlaoise tonight.

How many of these 90s League of Ireland footballers can you remember?

Anything higher than five is a decent score!

JBM has named the side he hopes will stop Dublin’s scorching start to the NHL

There is one change to the team that beat Clare two weeks ago.

‘I’m very irritated by this question’ – Van Gaal hits out over Giggs relationship

The Welshman was unmoved by the Dutchman’s celebrations following Manchester United’s win over Newcastle United.

‘Numerous players in the League of Ireland would be Championship standard’

We chat to John O’Sullivan and Macdara Ferris in part 3 of our series ahead of the 2015 season.

1-14 for Kilkenny forward Murphy as UL claim All-Ireland Freshers hurling title against UCC

Extra-time was needed before a winner emerged in Mallow tonight.

Rory McIlroy explains how 2011 Masters meltdown helped him win his first Major

“I think you learn a lot more from your mistakes,” says the world number one.

Muliaina back as Connacht make just three changes on five-day turnaround

The Westerners are off to Cardiff for another crucial test of their top six credentials.

We’ll Leave it There So: Roy Keane summonsed, Warburton’s hi-tech icer and the rest of today’s sport

Meanwhile, Swansea’s Bafetimbi Gomis has taken to Twitter to allay concerns following his collapse on the pitch against Tottenham.

Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse could be in a lot of trouble after spitgate

The duo were charged for an incident in last’s night game.

Ireland’s open training session marred by unnecessary use of a selfie stick

Irish rugby fans got plenty of snaps with their heroes at Ravenhill today.

‘You can’t go over there on past glories’ – Ireland set for Wales trip

Tommy O’Donnell and Simon Zebo recall watching the famous 2009 Grand Slam-winning game in Cardiff.

‘Even the shortest Joe Schmidt camps are intense’: Ireland’s 24 hours in Belfast

Jamie Heaslip, Sean O’Brien and Jared Payne were all involved in this morning’s Kingspan Stadium session.

The jerseys for the GAA World Games are absolutely gorgeous Fashion Forwards This post contains images

The jerseys for the GAA World Games are absolutely gorgeous

Dear Santa, can I have a Galicia goalkeeper’s jersey please?

Roy Keane summonsed to court over alleged road-rage incident

The date has been set for 31 March — just two days after Ireland’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.

Balotelli claims ‘someone doesn’t like me’ after being left on bench again

The striker again stole the headlines following Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Burnley.

5 talking points from the midweek Premier League action

We look back on Man United’s defeat of Newcastle and more of Wednesday’s games.

‘It’s just how he copes with 65,000 people and the noise of the festival’ – Ruby on Un De Sceaux

The odds on shot for the Arkle Chase is temperamental to say the least.

Galway’s No.1 fan is heading west for their return to the big leagues

President Higgins will be in attendance when Tommy Dunne’s men face Derry City at Eamonn Deacy Park.

Here’s a sneak peak at the very last episode of ‘The Notorious’ Set The Sky Box This post contains videos

Here’s a sneak peak at the very last episode of ‘The Notorious’

Conor McGregor’s shipping up to Boston in next Monday night’s finale.

The price is wrong, bitch! Happy Gilmore and Bob Barker recreate their classic fight Gold Jacket This post contains videos

The price is wrong, bitch! Happy Gilmore and Bob Barker recreate their classic fight

“You like that, old man? You want a piece of me?”

Blow for Ulster as Luke Marshall given five-week suspension, one for Wilson

The centre will miss an away trip to Connacht, but will return in late April to face Leinster at home.

Jonjo Farrell’s controversial red card has been rescinded

Kilkenny man in the clear following his tangle with Mikey Carton.

You can now get odds on Ronda Rousey fighting a man in the UFC – and they’re not that long Rowdy This post contains videos

You can now get odds on Ronda Rousey fighting a man in the UFC – and they’re not that long

Could Ronda compete with a man? Ask TV reporter Aaron Tru.

(It’s business) It’s business time as Steve Walsh pulls out as referee of Wales-Ireland game

Wayne Barnes will be the man in the middle next weekend.

‘Emre Can play for any club in the world’ – Brendan Rodgers

The Liverpool boss is very happy with the 21-year old’s progress.

‘It actually looks much scarier than it is’: Gomis offers assurances about his health after collapse

The health of the striker’s father caused his own existing condition to flare up on the field.

Manager sent off for air-humping referee

Frank Klopas is our new favourite boss.

‘We need to spread the achievements’ – Sports Council want others to match boxers’ success

Kieran Mulvey was speaking with 100 days to go to the inaugural European Games.

Setanta Sports had the perfect caption to troll Dublin’s Bryan Cullen last night

Forget the medals, Coppers access is what really matters to the modern GAA star.

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