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Today’s News

Corofin's Silke and Cuala's Moran land Club Player of the Year honours

They’re the inaugural winners of the AIB GAA Club Footballer and Hurler of the Year Awards.

From fan to team-mate in four short years and more sporting tweets of the week

Featuring Simon Zebo, Declan Rice and Ronan O’Gara.

Gattuso 'embarrassed' by 'soulless' AC Milan in loss to bottom-placed Benevento

The Rossoneri’s “downward spiral” continued as they were beaten by the struggling side and have not won in six games.

'Most remarkably of all, this was him at his peak': When the Pearl shone brightest

It’s 25 years since the icon was crowned the PFA Player of the Year.

Munster not thinking about all-Irish final before facing the heat in Bordeaux

Peter O’Mahony and his side have a big hurdle in front of them in the shape of Racing 92.

The Irishman who made his Premier League debut under Arsene Wenger

Graham Barrett recalls his former manager and his time as a youngster at Arsenal.

'We can read each other like a book' - Galway's top twins aim to upset the Dubs again

Nicola – and Louise – Ward’s Galway face All-Ireland champions Dublin in the Division 1 league semi-final today.

Who deserves to be named Premier League Player of the Year tonight? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Who deserves to be named Premier League Player of the Year tonight?

Most people see it as a straight choice between Kevin de Bruyne and Mo Salah.

'We're part of something really special and winning is such a great feeling'

Greed is driving Leinster’s quest to add a fourth European star to the club’s crest after they dispatched Scarlets with a ruthless semi-final display.

'Valdez would have no problem going to Belfast': Arum keen for Frampton world title scrap

Bob Arum says Oscar Valdez wants to defend his world title against Carl Frampton.

Kaepernick honoured with Amnesty International award

Colin Kaepernick created controversy by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem to protest social inequality.

Fabulous Frampton survives hairy 11th to see off 'dangerous motherf*****r' Donaire

Carl Frampton admitted he was “definitely hurt” in the 11th round, but out-fought the future Hall-of-Famer in Belfast.

Yesterday’s News

'To create that winning mentality is another four years... With me or with another'

After seeing Spurs’ trophy hopes ended, Mauricio Pochettino admitted he does not expect things to change quickly.

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Barca hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez inspired their team to what will surely be the first part of a domestic double.

Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds on comeback Explosive This post contains videos

Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds on comeback

‘King’ Khan was back with a bang in Liverpool.

Sligo forced to settle for a point as former Saint Cawley is sent off against old club

Neither side could break the deadlock at the Showgrounds as Gerard Lyttle’s side ended a run of four straight losses at home.

'Tottenham can't keep doing this' – Alli in despair after FA Cup collapse

Mauricio Pochettino’s men have a reputation of giving up in big games and the midfielder feels they must learn to hold on to a lead.

Sexton on Larmour: 'He backs himself... he backed himself against 10 Scarlets on the short side'

The playmaker was a touch frustrated by the precociously talented 20-year-old.

Dramatic late Timoney try keeps Ulster's Pro14 playoff hopes alive against Glasgow

Ulster earned a crucial late bonus point win on Saturday evening as Tommy Bowe bid farewell after his final game at Kingspan Stadium.

Pivac full of praise for Leinster as Scarlets turn their focus to Pro14 run-in

The Welsh region’s first European semi-final appearance since 2007 ended in disappointment.

'We've had two great days in the Aviva, but it's a very different challenge to go away to Spain'

Leo Cullen hailed his side’s clinical nature as Leinster cruised into the Champions Cup final this afternoon.

Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine

The southern province will have the greater support for tomorrow’s semi-final against Racing 92.

Wolves win Championship title as Wigan return to second tier

Sunderland’s second successive relegation was confirmed on Saturday, while Wolves capped off a fine campaign by clinching the title.

Herrera the hero at Wembley as Man United book FA Cup final spot

Ander Herrera scored a brilliant second-half winner as Jose Mourinho’s side defeated Tottenham.

Sunderland loudly booed as they suffer relegation to League One after late collapse

Sunderland will be playing in English football’s third tier next season.

Talking points as Leinster thrash Scarlets to reach Champions Cup final

Leo Cullen’s side dismantled the Pro12 champions and will be a formidable foe for Racing or Munster in Bilbao.

Stalemate edges Watford and Palace closer to survival

The woodwork was hit three times as Watford and Crystal Palace both gained a point that moves them one step closer to safety.

Five-star Leinster book their ticket to Bilbao with scintillating victory over Scarlets

Leo Cullen’s side were at their brilliant best at the Aviva Stadium to cruise through to next month’s Champions Cup final.

Eagles give backup QB Nick Foles a pay rise as reward for Super Bowl win

The backup slinger led the Eagles to a Super Bowl win, and he has been healthily compensated.

'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out

The experienced fullback has missed out on a start for the clash with Racing 92.

Michael Conlan to fight on home soil for the first time this summer

Michael Conlan will fight at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena on 30 June.

Lansdowne win first Bateman Cup in 87 years to end Cork Con's bid for six-in-a-row

It was Lansdowne’s first Ulster Bank Bateman Cup title since 1931.

As it happened: Man United vs Tottenham, FA Cup semi-final

Jose Mourinho’s Man United took on Tottenham in the semi-finals of the FA Cup at Wembley.

Klopp: 'West Brom decided not to water the pitch at half-time and that makes it difficult'

Liverpool let a 2-0 lead slip as West Brom snatched a draw at The Hawthorns.

'It will have an impact' - Munster and Racing to do battle in scorching weather

It’s set to hit 27°C in Bordeaux tomorrow.

Champagne put on ice as Hibernian halt Celtic's chance to claim Scottish title

Celtic could have clinched the Scottish Premiership with a win, but fell to former boss Neil Lennon.

West Brom rally to snatch draw as Mo Salah equals goal record for 38-match Premier League season

A draw may not be enough for West Brom to avoid relegation.

As it happened: Leinster v Scarlets, Champions Cup semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Irish and Welsh rivals chased a European final place.

'I'm happy at Celtic': Rodgers unmoved by Arsenal speculation

The former Liverpool boss has seen his name linked with the soon-to-be vacant Emirates post, but he underlined his commitment to Celtic.

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