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Today’s News

Friday flipcharts, Saturday farming and a Sunday Kilkenny star in All-Ireland debut

Walter Walsh has happy memories of the last Kilkenny-Galway All-Ireland final clash.

Yesterday’s News

‘Prove them wrong, or prove them right’ – Inside the Barbarians’ dressing room Insight This post contains videos

Shamrock Rovers old boys Finn and Gannon on target as Dundalk edge closer to title

Stephen Kenny’s men earned a 2-0 win at Oriel Park tonight.

‘It’s a pretty serious cut’ Andy Lee speaks about postponed Saunders fight

Saunders required 10 stitches above his right eye.

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Here’s every Republic of Ireland player abroad that moved during the summer transfer window

Here are the deals that have been confirmed following Deadline Day.

Two promising players with Premier League experience handed Ireland U21 call-ups

West Ham midfielder Josh Cullen and QPR’s Reece Grego-Cox have been included for the upcoming games with Qatar and Andorra.

‘It was probably me that was more emotional than the players’ – Schmidt

Schmidt feels for those left behind, but has Ireland focused on the challenges ahead.

Positive prognosis on Healy makes Schmidt’s prop gamble calculated

Ireland will travel to the World Cup with three tightheads and only two looseheads.

‘Sorry LvG, it’s not happening’ – Jon Walters hilariously confirms he’s staying put

The Ireland and Potters forward seems to have taken the news well.

Manchester United bite back after Real Madrid blame them for De Gea fallout

United say the FA can back up their claims.

3 winners and 3 losers from the summer transfer window

How Man United, Arsenal and others fared in silly season.

Two Irishmen have been named in USA’s squad for the Rugby World Cup

AJ MacGinty and John Quill have both made the 31-man squad.

Chelsea’s deadline day signing is a former League of Ireland defender

Michael Hector had a short stint at Dundalk back in 2011.

After impressing in the Premier League, O’Kane has his sights on Ireland debut

The Bournemouth midfielder is settling in with Martin O’Neill’s squad this week.

Andy Lee’s world title fight against Billy Joe Saunders is OFF

Middleweight showdown will take place “as soon as possible” after Saunders cut forces another delay.

England have named a frighteningly good team to play Ireland on Saturday

England not holding back with their team to face Ireland.

Connacht install new attack coach, but have 4 injury worries before start of new season

Pat Lam’s centre options for the opening month of the season have taken a hit.

‘You don’t need a fax machine:’ How FIFA’s transfer technology can go wrong on Deadline Day

When both parties are under last-minute pressure, every I needs to be dotted, writes John O’Sullivan.

Kerry, Tipperary, Waterford and Galway legends to line out for new Laochra Gael season

There’s stars involved as well from Limerick, Kerry, Meath and Armagh.

Manchester United make Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world football

Louis van Gaal has made his sixth signing of the summer.

Welsh rugby set to experiment with a new points scoring system

More points for tries, less points for kicks.

Not-yet-qualified Josh Strauss named in Scotland’s World Cup squad

The rest of the tournament can go shave, Strauss has the best beard award locked down.

David de Gea latest: Real Madrid statement shifts all the blame onto Man United

Spanish giants say they “did everything necessary in every moment.”

Specialist centre Darren Cave covers Ireland’s ‘manufactured midfield’

Joe Schmidt says the Ulsterman has earned his World Cup spot in training and in Cardiff.

Schmidt: ‘Some of those hours Trimble was coming to the World Cup with us’

The Ireland head coach said Felix Jones and Fergus McFadden also just missed out on inclusion.

Ian Madigan has been practicing for scrum-half duties on his own all summer

Joe Schmidt sounded the utility back out about the possibility of covering an extra position last season.

From TheJournal.ie Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

Irish footballer Darron Gibson pleads guilty to drink driving after hitting cyclist

The international was banned from driving for 20 months.

Darren Cave looks like the world’s happiest centre in Ireland’s squad mugshots Rwc Squads This post contains images

Darren Cave looks like the world’s happiest centre in Ireland’s squad mugshots

Some of the squad looked more prepared for class photo day than others.

From TheJournal.ie Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal No Logo

Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal

The logo bears certain similarities to a design for a Belgian theatre company. It’s been quite the controversy in Japan.

McGregor’s main sparring partner will compete on his Ultimate Fighter team

Dubliner Artem Lobov is officially part of the cast.

As it happened: Transfer Deadline Day

We brought you every minute of the madness.

Before Tadhg Furlong was World Cup-bound, he was dominating GAA pitches in Wexford Eye Of The Tadhg-er This post contains videos

Before Tadhg Furlong was World Cup-bound, he was dominating GAA pitches in Wexford

Furlong was too big and too fast for his peers on the football field.

Trimble, Moore and Jones among unlucky men to miss out on World Cup

All of these Ireland internationals will remain on standby in the coming months.

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