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Monday 9 February, 2015

The best photoshops of Gervinho’s refusal to watch the AFCON final shootout

The Ivorian winger couldn’t bear to look as his team ended their African Cup of Nations drought last night.

Sunday 8 February, 2015

Tomás Ó Sé and his long johns have the last laugh! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Stephen Ferris longs for more cheese and Cavan are represented at the Super Bowl.

Saturday 7 February, 2015

‘It’s a piece of genius’ – Thompson lauds 3-4-2-1 formation ahead of the Merseyside derby

Liverpool face the Toffees at Goodison Park this evening and their former caretaker boss is backing an away win.

Friday 6 February, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Six Nations kicks off, Keane back on TV and today’s sport

There’s also news on Andy Lee’s first title defence and the anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster.

Johnny Sexton and Rachel Wyse are giving up crisps and chocolate for Crumlin Hospital Good Cause This post contains videos

Johnny Sexton and Rachel Wyse are giving up crisps and chocolate for Crumlin Hospital

And they’re looking for you to do the something similar over the next 40 days.

Rooney to end drought and 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also predicting draws in Saturday’s derbies and Chelsea to keep a clean sheet against goal-shy Villa.

Tommy Walsh to make his first start for Kerry since the 2009 All-Ireland final

Cork, Monaghan and Derry have also named their teams for this weekend’s Allianz Football League games.

Thursday 5 February, 2015

Blast from the past: Ireland U21s drawn with Luigi Di Biagio’s Italy for Euro qualifiers

The Boys in Green begin the campaign against Andorra next month.

Chaotic scenes as African Cup of Nations semi-final interrupted by crowd trouble

Ghana have booked their place in the final but only after a lengthy stoppage in play in the Equatorial Guinean city of Malabo.

Shelbourne winger Dylan Connolly joins Mick McCarthy’s ever-growing Irish contingent

The Ireland U21 international has moved to Ipswich Town on an 18-month deal after impressing their manager during a trial.

Balotelli doesn’t look too impressed by Sturridge’s dressing room dance moves Scowl This post contains videos

Balotelli doesn’t look too impressed by Sturridge’s dressing room dance moves

The Liverpool lads enjoy a bop but Mario doesn’t appear to be that keen.

Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Great news, Dundalk fans! Richie Towell re-signs for the Lilywhites

The influential midfielder has committed his future to the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions.

Roma mascot blown away with emotion after shaking Totti’s hand Idol This post contains videos

Roma mascot blown away with emotion after shaking Totti’s hand

Whoever came up with that saying about meeting your heroes got it all wrong.

Pogba agrees move back to English football (not Paul, his brother)

Sorry Premier League clubs, the younger Pogba is staying at Juventus for now.

IRFU warns fans about buying from touts after 144 Six Nations tickets go missing

An Post is investigating the incident and supporters attempting to gain entry with the cancelled tickets will be turned away.

AC Milan want to leave the San Siro and they’ve unveiled plans for a new stadium

The 48,000-seater will have a retractable roof and is expected to cost around €300m.

‘Up and down’ McGeady will never be a top player, says Thompson

Everton’s Irish winger needs to add consistency to his game.

‘Sturridge goal encapsulated everything that Liverpool have been missing’ – Phil Thompson

The ex-Reds caretaker manager is optimistic after a goalscoring return for their top striker.

Tuesday 3 February, 2015

After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky

The oldest of golf’s four majors won’t be broadcast live on free-to-air television from 2017.

‘The club must now learn to live within its means’ – Limerick chairman addresses rumours

Pat O’Sullivan says he is committed to the club but the level of financial backing will be decreased.

Monday 2 February, 2015

10 of the best bits from tonight’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary

RTÉ 2 showed the second installment of the current series tonight.

Francesco Molinari’s hole-in-one made it rain down beer cans over the weekend Scenes This post contains videos

Francesco Molinari’s hole-in-one made it rain down beer cans over the weekend

The groundskeepers at TPC Scottsdale were left with some cleaning up to do.

‘Arry’s Transfer Window: Moyes beats Liverpool to Ings, Everton eye up Januzaj

It’s the last one for awhile so you know we’ve got a rake of rumours to bring you.

Sunday 1 February, 2015

‘Whether you like combat sport or not, people enjoy it’ – Dr Eanna Falvey MMA

‘Whether you like combat sport or not, people enjoy it’ – Dr Eanna Falvey

One of the country’s top sports doctors gave us his thoughts on the rise of MMA in Ireland.

‘I went from just starting to ride a bike to the London Paralympics in two years’

Mullingar’s Damien Shaw talks his hopes for Rio 2016 and this year’s An Post Rás.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

10 steps to throwing the perfect Super Bowl party

The whole NFL season has been building up to this Sunday night. So what better reason to have the gang around to yours.

Carroll to score against Liverpool and our 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also envisaging a win for Chelsea over Man City and Arsenal seeing off Aston Villa.

UFC should tackle drugs problem by joining WADA, says top Irish doctor MMA

UFC should tackle drugs problem by joining WADA, says top Irish doctor

We spoke to Dr Conor O’Brien, an expert on drugs in sport, about the UFC’s current position and Jon Bones’ positive test.

Friday 30 January, 2015

Get booking! Conor McGregor’s title fight with Jose Aldo will be on 11 July

The pair are set to face off in Las Vegas at the main event of UFC 189.

Rock starts as Dublin name team to face Cork in league opener

The Ballymun Kickhams man will lead their attack at Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday.

Mayo have scrapped their red away colours for a new luminous jersey

‘This year is different’ goes the tagline. They’ll be certainly hoping so.

Shamrock Rovers have signed Aston Villa striker Mikey Drennan

The Ireland U21 international has completed his move from the Premier League club.

Thursday 29 January, 2015

IT Sligo braved some seriously snowy conditions last to defeat Queen’s in the Sigerson Cup

Sligo will face UCC in the next round thanks to their win at the Dub last night.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Figo challenges Blatter, Mayweather meets Pacquiao and today’s sport

There’s also Joe Schmidt on Sean O’Brien’s fitness and the newest League of Ireland club is formed in Cabinteely.

Totti rips it out of Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or celebration with the help of Dubsmash Bantz This post contains videos

Totti rips it out of Ronaldo’s Ballon d’Or celebration with the help of Dubsmash

The Roma lads are obviously big fans of the lip-sync app.

Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Sky Sports are banning fans from transfer deadline day after last year’s chaos Scrapped This post contains videos

Sky Sports are banning fans from transfer deadline day after last year’s chaos

The channel’s reporters had sex toys waved in their faces live on air back in September.

Super Bowl XLIX: Where are the best places to watch the game in Ireland?

We’ve found 20 parties around the country to attend this Sunday night.