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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 30 March, 2015

Today’s News

How Kyle Lafferty went from ‘out-of-control womaniser’ to Northern Ireland’s saviour

The man-management skills of Michael O’Neill have led to the striker’s renaissance.

The Dubs are going on a road trip for the National Hurling League semi-finals

The semi-final ties have been scheduled as a double-header outside of GAA HQ.

Jose Aldo plays down reports that he was slapped by Conor McGregor

“There was no slap. He pulled my jacket.”

The most monstrous beard in rugby is sadly going to be cut down in its prime

It is for a good cause, but we are going to miss Geoff Cross’ beard.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why wrestling is trending in Ireland today If Ya Smell......

Here’s why wrestling is trending in Ireland today

Woah-oh, woah-oh WRESTLEMANIA!

Murphy: Leinster need to squeeze on Ford pressure point like Ireland did Put Em Under Pressure This post contains videos

Murphy: Leinster need to squeeze on Ford pressure point like Ireland did

England out-half will be back in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday with Bath.

‘We’ve four All-Ireland won in 130 years, they forget that in Clare so they do’ – Davy Fitz

However, the Banner boss insists his side don’t deserve relegation.

The Pro12′s record try-scorer is moving to England next season

Tim Visser has scored more league tries than Brian O’Driscoll, Shane Horgan and Shane Williams.

UFC lightweight champion warns Conor McGregor not to join his division

The 155lbs division will be “tough for him”, says Rafael dos Anjos.

Tom Brady and Michael Jordan had the BEST craic hanging out together this weekend

Two of the most famous names in US sport spent the weekend together.

Are unbeaten Cork too cautious and the talking points from this weekend’s SSE Airtricity League

Fans were left disappointed with the Dublin derby while the champions marched on and have yet to concede a goal.

Has a referee ever looked more satisfied to be sending off a player?

Sorin Stoica is VERY happy with his decision.

Ronda Rousey teamed up with The Rock at Wrestlemania last night

Don’t mess with Ronda Rousey, even if it’s in the script.

Her upcoming UFC bout was cancelled but Aisling Daly will still be fighting next month

Ireland’s only female UFC fighter is heading to Canada.

Out of work for six years, a Liverpool legend claims he can’t get a job because he’s black

John Barnes believes his chances of getting back into management have been harmed by the colour of his skin.

No Punchestown for Tony McCoy as he bids for Grand farewell

The jockey will finish his career on 25 April.

Tipperary teen footballer in ‘good spirits’ following worrying neck injury against Sligo

Over 92 minutes were played in Tipp v Sligo yesterday.

RTÉ remade a classic Tiger Woods ad to salute Henry Shefflin King Henry X This post contains videos
‘It’s meant to be football, not UFC’ – Neymar furious at this Gary Medel stamp Stamp This post contains videos

‘It’s meant to be football, not UFC’ – Neymar furious at this Gary Medel stamp

Medel says Brazil’s star was guilty of “theatre” in last night’s London friendly.

Do you agree with our SSE Airtricity League team of the week?

Dundalk, Bohs and Derry are all well represented as gameweek 5 has come and gone.

The latest golf rankings are a brutal reminder of how far Tiger Woods has fallen

The 14-time Major winner has slipped to his lowest ranking in more than 18 years.

Opinion: Wes Hoolahan must stay in the team if Ireland are to build on signs of progress

The Norwich man caught the eye, as the Boys in Green kept their Euro 2016 qualification hopes alive with a draw last night.

Tired of the same music during your workout? Here’s 5 things we’d like more of in the gym

Is it too much to ask to have a little more room to do some bicep curls?

James McClean was pivotal in securing draw – Martin O’Neill

The Wigan man made a noticeable impact after coming on in the second half of last night’s match.

Liverpool the only English club I could play for – Suarez

Liverpool the only English club I could play for – Suarez

Liverpool are the only Premier League club Luis Suarez would consider playing for, the forward said on his Anfield return on Sunday.

Jonny Wilkinson quashes talk of England role RWC

Jonny Wilkinson quashes talk of England role

Jonny Wilkinson says he is “not involved in any way” with the England team following reports he is to take on a consultancy coaching role.

‘A draw was a fair result and we were content with it’ – Poland coach

Adam Nawalka revealed that his side had a number of problems before the match, with one player feeling ill.

Hummels open to Manchester United move

The Borussia Dortmund defender, a long-term target for Louis van Gaal’s side, believes that a spell abroad would be good for him but has yet to decide if he will leave BVB.

Yesterday’s News

‘Goalkeepers are a very tight-knit group’ – Forde showed Given support despite being dropped

Aston Villa stopper Given was delighted to be back playing competitive matches for Ireland after a three-year absence.

‘You could tell there was a goal coming and thankfully I was the man to get it’ – Long

Super sub Shane Long is confident that Ireland can still make the Euro 2016 finals after tonight’s 1-1 draw with Poland.

3 talking points from tonight’s Ireland-Poland clash

What we learnt as the Irish team secured a dramatic last-gasp point.

Martin O’Neill: play like that again and we can do Scotland in June

The Ireland boss was delighted with his side’s fighting spirit.

Ireland leave it late once again but live to fight another day

Once again The Boys in Green kept going to the end.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Poland

We assess how Martin O’Neill’s men got on in this evening’s Euro 2016 qualifier at the Aviva Stadium.

Sports film of the week: Hooked on Rugby

As George Hook exits pursued by a bear, we look at his ‘landmark’ documentary.

Cork clinch league semi-final place as Galway, Dublin and Kerry bag vital wins

The picture is becoming clearer in the ladies football league.

17 brilliant images from another busy week of sport

All the action through a lens.

This is the first-half strike that has Poland in control against Ireland

The Poles are feeling right at home in D4.

Could Northern Ireland be heading to the Euros? They won again this evening

Kyle Lafferty scored twice as the hosts beat Finland.

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