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Dublin: 9 °C Monday 22 January, 2018

Yesterday’s News

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

As it happened: Wasps vs Ulster, Champions Cup

Ulster made the trip to the Ricoh Arena aiming to book their place in this year’s Champions Cup quarter-finals against Wasps.

Saturday 20 January, 2018

Celtic secure cup passage with five star display against second-tier minnows

Five different scorers were on show as Celtic eased into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup on Saturday.

As it happened: Burnley vs Man United, Premier League

Burnley welcomed Man United to Turf Moor aiming to end the Red Devils’ seven game unbeaten run.

Saturday 13 January, 2018

He's made it! Cork's biggest Liverpool fan sings his heart out on Soccer AM

All together now: “Salah do do do do do do…”

As it happened: Ulster vs La Rochelle, Champions Cup

Ulster took on La Rochelle knowing a win would see them go top in their Champions Cup pool.

UFC puts another interim title on the line after injury strikes middleweight champion

Robert Whittaker was ruled medically unable to defend his title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia and will be replaced by Yoel Romero.

Two-time Olympic champion Claressa Shields successfully retains titles with unanimous win

Shields handed 41-year-old Tori Nelson the first defeat of her career in New York on Saturday.

Saturday 6 January, 2018

Irish duo score a brace each as Preston and Millwall progress in FA Cup

There were goals aplenty for Irish internationals in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

Banner make 10 changes ahead of Cusack Park showdown with Cork

Clare welcome Cork to Ennis as they aim to make it back-to-back wins in the Munster Senior Hurling League on Sunday afternoon.

Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Brilliant Wolves go 12 points clear while Mick McCarthy's Ipswich suffer complete capitulation

The Tractor Boys conceded four goals without reply to throw away their lead against Fulham on Tuesday night.

Long ends 325 day wait for goal and McClean also hits the net but defeat the end result for Irish duo

Both Ireland internationals were in scoring form in the Premier League but neither Southampton or West Brom could take three points.

'I don’t think it's sunk in yet' - Irish defender Kevin O'Connor wins €1 million jackpot

The Preston North End defender validated his winning ticket at his local supermarket in Wexford on Tuesday morning.

Monday 1 January, 2018

Six Irish players that might need a move during the January transfer window

These players may be looking for opportunities at a new club in 2018.

Saturday 30 December, 2017

Frustrated Man United fail to score at Old Trafford as Saints earn a point

Jose Mourinho’s side have now suffered back-to-back draws in the Premier League.

As it happened: Man United vs Southampton, Premier League

Man United welcomed the Saints to Old Trafford 15 points adrift of rivals Man City trying to tighten their grip on second place.

Former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach dies aged 58 RIP

Former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach dies aged 58

Seán McCaffrey was a founding member of Monaghan United and also coached with the Ireland underage teams during the 2000s.

Friday 29 December, 2017

The story of how Germany’s 500-goal sensation came out of retirement to score at Turner’s Cross

Uwe Seeler scored over 500 goals for Hamburg and captained Germany in the 1966 World Cup final. Six years after his retirement in 1972 he played one last game — for Cork Celtic.

From Westport and Inchicore to Peterborough - Conor O’Malley’s journey is just getting started

Former St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Conor O’Malley talks about settling into life in League One following his move to Peterborough United.

Tuesday 26 December, 2017

As it happened: Liverpool vs Swansea, Premier League

Liverpool welcomed Swansea to Merseyside for a St. Stephen’s Day clash at Anfield.

As it happened: Munster vs Leinster, Pro14 Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Munster vs Leinster, Pro14

Munster welcomed Leinster to Thomand Park for a St Stephen’s Day derby in the Guinness Pro14.

Bray Wanderers appoint manager ahead of new campaign following chaotic 2017

Dave Mackay takes over from Harry Kenny, who left the club at the end of last season.

Tony Pulis has made a swift return to management as the new boss of Middlesbrough

The 59-year-old takes over from Gary Monk who was sacked on Saturday just hours after a 2-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday.

Monday 25 December, 2017

33 of our favourite Irish sports pictures of 2017

We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.

Saturday 23 December, 2017

Former All-Ireland winning captain Fitzgerald will lead Kerry again in 2018

Fionn Fitzgerald will lead the Kingdom next year having co-captained Kerry to All-Ireland success in 2014.

Jack McGrath to captain Leinster for first time in Stephen's Day Munster clash

The 28-year-old St Mary’s man will captain Leinster for the very first time as they make the trip to Thomond Park on Tuesday.

Conway and Marshall return ahead of sold-out Thomond Park derby

Munster will be looking to build on back-to-back Champions Cup wins when they welcome Leinster on St Stephen’s Day.

Friday 22 December, 2017

Goals galore at the Emirates, Burnley's brilliant 2017 and more Premier League talking points

Plus, Mark Hughes one more defeat away from the sack at Stoke and Big Sam looking to keep the good times rolling on Merseyside.

O’Halloran and Adeolokun return as Connacht prepare to get Christmas inter-pros underway

Niyi Adeolokun, Matt Healy and Tiernan O’Halloran all return for the visit of Ulster to Galway.

'I'm grateful to everyone in Ireland for supporting me - I wouldn't have gotten this far without them'

Aqua Blue cyclist Conor Dunne reflects on his experiences finishing as the Lanterne Rouge at the 2017 Vuelta a Espana.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

Welcome back! Former Man City youth player returns to Dalymount Park for 2018

Karl Moore re-joins the Gypsies having spent the last three seasons at Bray Wanderers.

No action to be taken by FA following review of Manchester derby tunnel bust-up

Players and staff from both teams clashed following Man City’s 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Another departure from Oriel Park as highly-rated defender moves to Denmark's third tier

Niclas Vemmelund turned down offers in England, Scotland and the United States in order to return home to Denmark.

Sunday 17 December, 2017

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement

The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.

As it happened: Leicester Tigers vs Munster, Champions Cup

Munster traveled to Welford Road aiming to make it back-to-back Champions Cup wins against rivals Leicester.

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call and the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means….. stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

Away days! Bohemians and Limerick gear up for new campaign with release of new kits

New season, new kits for two Premier Division mainstays.

Mona McSharry breaks Irish record with fifth place finish in European final

The 17-year-old capped off an incredible year by setting a new Irish record in the 100m Breaststroke.

As it happened: Leinster vs Exeter Chiefs, Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s side aimed to make it back-to-back Champions Cup wins against Exeter on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium.

Jordan Sloan breaks third Irish record at European swimming championships

The 24-year-old Bangor native set a new Irish record in the 100m Freestyle at the European Championships in Copenhagen.

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