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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 28 July, 2017

Today’s News

Dan Martin reveals that he rode most of the Tour de France with a fractured back

Martin recorded Ireland’s best finish at the race since his uncle Stephen Roche won in 1987.

'Playing quarter-finals in Croke Park is where you want to be in July'

Enda Smith discusses Roscommon’s Connacht Football Championship final win over Galway and what lies in wait against Mayo this weekend.

North Melbourne bring rising Armagh and Tipperary stars on trial

Armagh’s Rian O’Neill and Tipperary’s Jack Kennedy have caught the eye of the AFL strugglers.

'At that level even the warm-ups are intense. I had to mark Zaha in training and keeping up with him was a problem'

Eddie Dsane chats to The 42 about his time at Crystal Palace and Preston, as well as last year’s move to the League of Ireland.

Fitzmaurice expecting nothing but the best version of Galway

Kerry have 52 years of history on their side going in to this weekend’s SFC quarter-final.

Tipp manager Ryan officially closes door on Cathal Barrett return in 2017

‘There will be no more changes to the panel in 2017. That’s it and that’s the last I will say on that.’

Yesterday’s News

Rooney returns to Goodison in underwhelming Everton win

Leighton Baines netted the only goal of the game as Koeman’s men made hard work of MFK Ruzomberok.

Chelsea send Hector to Hull on the 14th loan of his career

The 25-year-old defender counts Dundalk as one of his old stomping grounds on a whistle-stop tour of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Like father, like son! Rivaldinho scored a stunner in the Europa League tonight In The Blood This post contains videos

Like father, like son! Rivaldinho scored a stunner in the Europa League tonight

And Rivaldo was there to celebrate accordingly in the stands.

Aaron Rodgers is trying to structure his life like Tom Brady to be able to play into his 40s

We’re not sure about his definition of vegan, but Rodgers is working hard to eat and recover right during the summer.

1-10 for Colin O'Brien as Cork pip Galway to book All-Ireland U17 hurling final spot

There were two points in the difference at Semple Stadium.

Looming Kyrie Irving trade leaves the Cavs with a unique problem while trying to reload for another run at the Warriors

Even a LeBron James team is gonna hurt without one of the game’s best attacking threats.

'Football has really worked out for me. I’ve been able to see different countries and meet new people'

Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Tomer Chencinski is enjoying life in Dublin ahead of Friday’s derby with Bohemians.

Viktoria Plzeň's new dugouts look absolutely delicious

A beer can so big it takes four burly men just to open it.

Joey Barton's 18-month ban for gambling has been reduced

His ban from football now expires on 1 June 2018 instead of 25 October 2018.

Conte takes shot at Spurs' ambitions after Levy's spending comments

The Blues boss hinted that it’s easier for Spurs not to spend because their expectations are not the same as bigger clubs.

Another sprint medal for Ireland's youngsters as Adekele bags 200m European silver

Fourteen-year-old Rhasidat Adekele is bringing silver home from Hungary.

Julian Savea benched by the Hurricanes for their Super Rugby semi-final

Dane Coles captains the team against the Lions in Johannesburg in what will be his first start since March.

Shock 50/1 winner at Yarmouth turns out to be a completely different horse Whose Horse Is It Anyway? This post contains videos

Shock 50/1 winner at Yarmouth turns out to be a completely different horse

Mandarin Princess appeared to have won the opening race – except it wasn’t Mandarin Princess at all…

Boost for Ireland midfielder as new 3-year contract follows first senior cap

Alan Browne has received the seal of approval from new Preston North End manager Alex Neil.

Unbelievable, Jeff! Stelling and Kamara to commentate on All-Ireland football final Road To Croker This post contains videos

Conor Glass retains place in Hawthorn team to play Sydney after impressive debut

The Derry man was the second most drafted-in player in AFL Fantasy Football this week following his impressive debut versus Fremantle.

'I respect him a lot, but this is my city. I’m the boss and I’m going to win'

Carl Frampton returns to the ring on Saturday night for the first time since his sole career loss to Leo Santa Cruz, and he does it on home soil.

Taylor inspired by Rousey and Holm 'to bring women's boxing to the next level'

The Bray boxer competes for the sixth time as a professional this Saturday night in Brooklyn.

Bale to Old Trafford, Liverpool placing £133 million price tag on Philippe Coutinho and all of today's transfer gossip

Manchester United have been linked with the Welsh winger as rumours intensify that Monaco’s Kylian Mbappé could take his place at the Bernabéu.

Jones vows to 'deal with Brock Lesnar' after Saturday's clash with Cormier

“Would I fight Jon Jones? Anytime, anywhere,” Lesnar said.

€40m Ederson's performance against Real Madrid a sign of things to come

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes his new goalkeeper will soon become Brazil’s number one.

Bray Wanderers label Wicklow 'the North Korea of Ireland' in bizarre statement on club future

The good news is the club seems to be financially secure.

Good news for O'Neill and McClean as Fifa decide against handing out bans

World football’s governing body will not punish the Ireland pair for their comments made about referee David Fernández Borbalán.

Suspended Spanish football president resigns as vice president of Fifa and Uefa amid corruption investigation

Angel Maria Villar had been head of the Spanish football federation for almost three decades before he was suspended following his arrest last Tuesday.

'You can see Limerick are dying for silverware...We've bigger and better things ahead'

Cian Lynch, Aaron Gillane and Colin Ryan were speaking after Limerick’s U21 Munster final win over Cork.

Wallabies captain Moore set to retire from international rugby

The 34-year-old came close to a move to Munster in the past.

Man City romp to 4-1 friendly win over Real Madrid

Kevin De Bruyne starred and Danilo made his Manchester City debut.

Mourinho: Loss to Barcelona good for Man United

The Red Devils suffered their first defeat of the summer.

'There's a limited amount of time you can do this for, so we put in the effort'

Ireland out-half Nora Stapleton is putting in the hours to ensure rugby flourishes at root and branch in this country.

IRFU's Fox hunt pays dividends as Australian youngster set to sign with Connacht academy

The IRFU are keen to complete the move before the eligibility rules change.

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