“We’re in July when teams haven’t completed their business yet; that’s something I think you’ve got to be very careful about.”
The race gets underway today.
Brendan Bugler and Conor McGrath return from injury and suspension respectively.
John Mountney’s 90th-minute free-kick was deflected home in a 2-1 win for Dundalk at United Park.
The SSE Airtricity League club will continue to play their home matches at the ground.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice sprung a Munster final surprise when he left Colm Cooper out of his starting team.
There are seven changes in total following the Dubs’ comprehensive loss to Galway.
The Ballyhale Shamrocks man gets the nod at full forward for Sunday’s match at Croke Park.
The Kingdom take on Tipperary on Sunday.
We’ll also have news from Wimbledon and all your GAA team updates.
Still one touch short of Steph Roche though…
The Netherlands international completed a £22.3 million move to the Premier League earlier this summer.
Make room for a heap of medals in Thomond Park.
St. Johnstone’s youth academy have an interesting variation of foot tennis.
You’ve got to feel for Highlanders scrum-half Fumiaki Tanaka.
The Guernsey native would have become the first British woman to beat the world number one since Sue Barker in 1979.
Alan Kerins hopes Galway’s big wins has tested them enough.
Officially the most boring round of golf in history.
The All-Ireland championship will end for four teams this weekend.
The Cork star is central to his county’s hopes on Sunday.
An enthralling encounter awaits at ‘The Cake Tin’ tomorrow.
And it was their own official merchandise they were upset about.
Villa Park will host the clubs on 14 August because of an English Defence League march the following day.
There’s managers under serious pressure to survive in this weekend’s qualifiers.
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The 25-year-old will move to the Etihad Stadium on a long-term contract that will see his wages rise to £100,000-a-week.
The Viola are adamant that they retain the right to buy the Egypt international.
This may be the saddest goal we’ve ever seen.
Tipperary take on Kerry on Sunday in Killarney.
The Green Machine will now meet the winners of the Malaysia-France match, this weekend.
Italian sides Zebre and Treviso have paid their way and will continue to be part of the league.
The draws take place on Monday morning.
Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.
There are typically four types of friendlies offered to Irish clubs, writes John O’Sullivan.
José Mourinho has handed the Colombian a second chance in the Premier League.
It’s an imposing selection.
“When I was told to go on during the game, I tore on.”
Sin City will be turning green for UFC 189.
Boss TJ Ryan has dropped five players and altered every line of his team to play Westmeath on Sunday.
USA Rugby have confirmed they will not proceed with a formal bid.