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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 26 January, 2015

Today’s News

Wenger admits Gabriel’s Gunners switch is ‘very, very close’

The Arsenal boss can’t wait to get his hands on a centre back.

Jason Ryan: ‘It was a shock to the system – January has been way too easy for us up to now’

The Kildare boss wasn’t too downbeat after today’s defeat.

Yesterday’s News

Michael Darragh MacAuley was sent-off today but any suspension won’t kick in until 2016

Some good news for Dublin thanks to a GAA disciplinary change.

Incredible scenes as AFCON hosts Equatorial Guinea qualify for quarter-finals

The team’s manager Esteban Becker was only appointed 11 days before the tournament began.

How long would you last in the Royal Rumble?

The Royal Rumble is on tonight so here’s your chance to finally find out how you’d get on.

Five talking points from this weekend’s FA Cup action

It was a weekend of cup shocks to say the least.

5 talking points after Anthony Foley’s Munster hammer Sale

Keith Earls, Ireland hopefuls, Dineen’s display and a happy ending in Europe.

Here is the complete quarter-final line-up in the inaugural Champions Cup

Leinster have a home quarter-final for the first time since 2012 but will be on the road for a potential semi-final.

Kilkenny, Antrim, London and Warwickshire clubs reach All-Ireland hurling finals

Kilburn Gaels will face O’Donovan Rossa in the intermediate decider while it will be Fullen Gaels against Bennettsbridge in the junior clash.

They’re out of the Champions Cup but Glasgow scored one of the tries of the season today

Glasow looked like a Super Rugby side during this free-flowing move.

‘Bittersweet’ feeling for Foley as Munster’s European season ends

The Munster head coach praised the ‘good character’ of his side during the win over Sale.

Walcott and Ozil on target as Cup holders Arsenal hold off Brighton

The 3-2 victory was the Gunners’ fourth straight win and booked their place in the last 16.

All the best pics as Blackrock open their 3 in-a-row Schools Cup bid with rout of Terenure

The 2015 Leinster Schools Senior Cup kicked off today in Donnybrook.

Canning breaks finger as Galway and Laois book Walsh Cup semi-final places

The Tribesmen cruised to victory over Offaly while the Midlanders got the better of Wexford.

‘It was one of those days when we had license to spread the ball’ — Zebo

Simon Zebo was at the heart of a rampant Munster attack in the second half against Sale.

Kerry, Roscommon and Liverpool football clubs set for Croke Park

Ardfert and St Croan’s will contest the All-Ireland intermediate football final.

Sakho heads Hammers into the last 16 while Aston Villa push past Bournemouth

Paul Lambert’s side scored twice in a game for only the third time this season.

Terminally ill Fernando Ricksen returns to Ibrox for fundraising game

Former Rangers player is battling motor neuron disease.

At last! Aston Villa have scored a goal…and it’s a screamer

New signing Carles Gil is the man to have made the breakthrough.

Munster run nine tries past Sale in rampant second-half display

Anthony Foley’s side are out of Europe, but they finished on a high in Thomond Park.

Wenger defends Arsenal players taking selfies

The Gunners boss has backed his players after they were criticised for posting photos on social media.

Roscommon smashed four second half goals past Galway to start the year with some silverware

John Evans’ men gave a remarkable second half performance to win the FBD League.

UFC fighter Colby Covington trolls Cathal Pendred with unfortunate anti-Irish tweets

The American said he would bury his opponent “like the British did to the Irish”.

Dublin ease past Antrim into the Walsh Cup semi-finals

It was another easy win for Ger Cunnignham’s side.

Steven Defour smashes ball at Standard Liege fans & gets sent-off

Anderlecht midfielder made his name with Standard & captained them to numerous successes.

Paul Pogba put on a masterclass for Juventus this afternoon

Why, oh why, did United let him go?

Hurricane Fly beats Jezki yet again to make it a historic five-in-a-row

It was neck-and-neck until Jezki stumbled at the last.

Leinster guaranteed home quarter-final as Toulouse fall in Montpellier

Bath produced a hard-fought win over Glasgow to top pool 4 and they will likely face Leinster in Dublin in the knock-out stages.

Shane Long is on the mend after suffering rib injury during FA Cup clash

The attacker is facing close to a month in the treatment room.

The man who ran around the world and other under-the-radar Irish athletes set for recognition

Derek Cullen, Mike O’Shea and Sinead Kane are among those nominated at the Outsider People of the Year awards.

As it happened: Munster v Sale Sharks, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute for Munster’s closing pool fixture in Thomond Park.

Iran demand life ban for referee after controversial call at Asian Cup

Delegation chief Houshang Moghaddas said they would lodge a formal complaint against Ben Williams.

It looks like Nani could be part of Manchester United plans next season

The winger says he has enjoyed his loan spell Portugal and feels he can make an impact for United next season.

Liverpool’s draw with Bolton denies unlucky punter £1million

The individual almost pulled off an unlikely coup from an initial £10 bet.

‘The fact I beat a lot of the men as well…I think they’re quite impressed’

Irish Olympian skier Kirsty McGarry claimed a historic victory this week at the ‘world’s craziest race’ in the Swiss Alps.

Arsenal agree £11million Paulista deal with Villarreal

Joel Campbell will join the Spanish club on loan for the rest of the season as part of the deal.

‘It’s not the way I would want to finish’ – Wales’ Adam Jones retires from international rugby

The veteran prop’s last appearance for Wales was the 38-16 defeat by South Africa.

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