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Today’s News

LIVE: Munster v Gloucester, Champions Cup

Will we have another miracle match between these sides today?

Didier Drogba scores stunning 40-yard free kick in US play-off win Drog Day Afternoon This post contains videos

Didier Drogba scores stunning 40-yard free kick in US play-off win

Drogba’s Phoenix Rising beat Portland Timbers II 3-0 last night.

LIVE: Chelsea v Manchester United, Premier League

Join us for live minute-by-minute updates of Saturday’s early kick-off as Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge.

'I can't see myself playing for Mayo again,' admits Cora Staunton This post contains videos

'I can't see myself playing for Mayo again,' admits Cora Staunton

Football legend says that her 24th season in green and red has been her final one.

Boom-Boom Kennedy and the magic behind the Celtic Warrior gym Fighting Irish This post contains videos

Boom-Boom Kennedy and the magic behind the Celtic Warrior gym

Garda Niall Kennedy will fight in Boston this weekend along with fellow Irish boxers Katie Taylor, Sean McComb and James Tennyson.

As American football goes global, Ireland takes to the field

After a two-year hiatus, the Irish national team is back in action.

Cooney-less Ulster face daunting task in Paris against Zebo and Racing 92

The scrum-half is missing due to a shoulder injury.

'I've family members questioning me saying, 'What are you doing it for?''

Leitirm forward Emlyn Mulligan believes a two-tier football championship is the only way to prevent players walking away from the game.

'Put it in the public more so the respect for women's sport becomes greater and greater'

From 20×20 to 2020 Olympic qualification, World Cup silver-winning manager Graham Shaw sat down for an in-depth chat.

Promising academy pair get first starts as Connacht look for Sale scalp

Andy Friend’s men are hoping to back up last weekend’s Challenge Cup win over Bordeaux.

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win

In November 2016 Ireland sat top of their World Cup qualifying group, but ever since Martin O’Neill’s side have regressed significantly.

'I'd been imagining pulling on that green jersey since I was nine'

19-year-old Eve Higgins is a rising star of Irish rugby, having shone on the sevens circuit last season.

Hearn eyeing December Canelo card and 'superfights' for Taylor provided she passes Boston test

Eddie Hearn also admitted that tonight’s title fight between his US recruit Tevin Farmer and Ireland’s James Tennyson ‘could go either way’.

'We're aware of teams close to here ringing up young players and selling them stories' - Leo Cullen

The Leinster head coach is intent on creating an environment players want to remain and improve in.

'When Eden Hazard is the best player of the Premier League, Chelsea is the champion'

Man United boss Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on his former player.

No miracle needed, just Munster mettle, as Gloucester come to Thomond

Johann van Graan has all the tools he needs to keep Munster in control of Pool 2.

Yesterday’s News

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship

Sheffield United, however, can regain top spot when they travel to Derby County on Saturday.

Monaghan's teen boxing prodigy Aaron McKenna signs endorsement deal with Adidas

The Smithborough star will be kitted out in adidas boxing gear for the next two years at least.

'The Derry Pele' pulls the strings as Finn Harps advance in First Division play-off

Paddy McCourt was imperious as he prolonged his playing career for two more weeks.

Carr helps Hoops seal third place with fiery win over Waterford

Both managers were sent to the stands in Tallaght Stadium.

Cork City record back-to-back wins for first time since August as McNamee punishes former club

The Leesiders were up against a Derry side that has lost its last five home games in the league.

Toner and Keegan help Saints to comfortable win in Limerick LOI

Toner and Keegan help Saints to comfortable win in Limerick

St Pat’s created a host of chances and netted four times in Markets Field.

Corcoran scores four as Bohs sweep Bray aside

Keith Ward created a glut of chances for Corcoran to show his classy finishing.

Dundalk secure record league points tally as Hoban scores 29th goal of the season

The Lilywhites were too good for manager-less Sligo at Oriel Park tonight.

Tuilagi and Tigers thump Scarlets to move ahead of Ulster in Pool 4

For the second season running the Scarlets have lost both of their opening two European fixtures.

Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach

The former Mayo boss will work as part of Declan Bonner’s management team in 2019.

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville

The 6’10 Clondalkin man was rated the 36th best player in the 2019 crop in the US.

Why James Lowe's impact at Leinster isn't just on the field

The Kiwi’s stats are very impressive and he’s loving life with the European champions.

Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader

Tennyson came in smack bang on the 130-pound limit for his first ever world title fight, while Taylor comfortably made 135 as per usual.

Warnock on Arter: 'Eddie did warn me… he said he’d get booked in training'

After just seven Premier League games, Ireland midfielder Harry Arter is one booking shy of a suspension.

Jose Mourinho bids to avoid equalling David Moyes-era record

The Red Devils are facing a formidable run of games in the coming weeks.

Cork Con, Clontarf and Garryowen aiming to keep up 100% records

The third round of Division 1A kicks off tonight, when defending champions Lansdowne will hope to get off the mark.

'They haven't seen the best of Sean Maguire' - Preston striker ready to repay fans for patience

The former Cork City forward has had endured a tough time with injury since joining the club in the summer of 2017.

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Dalo talks managing Kilmacud, Sheedy's return in Tipp and Keaney's leadership

Anthony Daly discusses all things hurling.

'Nothing fazes him': Cullen backs Larmour to take on Toulouse

Leinster’s head coach says his 21-year-old fullback is ‘getting better all the time’. A frightening prospect.

'Would I celebrate like crazy my team’s goal or victory at Stamford Bridge? I don't think so'

Jose Mourinho returns to his former club this weekend.

'Give me a break' - Benzema rubbishes reports of involvement in attempted kidnapping

A former acquaintance who owes Real Madrid’s French striker €50,000 has made the allegation.

Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres

The former Spain forward struggled to justify a then-record fee upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge.

Cullen acutely aware of outside interest in Leinster talent as he wishes McCarthy well

The 23-year-old scrum-half has agreed a move to Munster next season.

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