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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Yesterday’s News

'It was a bit of a risk going back' - Cadogan enjoying life with the Cork hurlers again

And he means business: ‘I’m not just here to come back and fill a spot in the squad.’

Monday 23 April, 2018

England's Dylan Hartley set for extended break from rugby due to concussion

‘It has been recommended that I take a break and while I find that decision hard to accept, it’s important I listen to that advice.’

Irish shine at Para Swimming World Series as Ellen Keane bags trio of medals

Nicole Turner also earned a silver medal in Indianapolis.

Sunday 22 April, 2018

'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.

Saturday 21 April, 2018

'The standard's gone through the roof. It's become one of the most attractive games to watch'

Mayo manager Peter Leahy on ladies football, learning from Joe Schmidt and his side’s league semi-final against Cork.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Cork v Mayo, Dublin v Galway - Last four name sides for huge day of league action

Sunday is semi-final day in the Lidl Ladies National League, with decider spots up for grabs across the four divisions.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality Football For All This post contains videos

Ex-England striker John Fashanu paid his brother Justin £75k to keep quiet about his sexuality

With the 20th anniversary of the death approaching, Fashanu has called on the FA to do more to support gay footballers.

Big milestone ahead for Zach Tuohy as he's set for 150th AFL appearance

The Laois man will become the fourth Irish player to hit the 150 mark.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'The whole ball lies with Cora': No decision from Staunton yet, says Mayo boss

The 11-time All-Star is back on home soil following her AFLW venture.

Manchester City dominate PFA Team of the Year with five players included

Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, Kyle Walker, David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi all made the cut.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier

They accosted Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu after their 18-10 defeat to Belgium.

Monday 16 April, 2018

Birr and Kinnegad the venues for two exciting league semi-final double-headers

There’s a Division 1 and Division 2 clash on each billing on Sunday.

Another prestigious award for Joy Neville as she's named Sports Person of the Year

The trailblazing referee was honoured at the People of the Year awards last night.

Sunday 15 April, 2018

Paul Dunne falls just short at Open de Espana as Rahm seals victory on home soil

The Wicklow native’s second-place finish landed him a big payday though.

As It Happened: Man United v West Brom, Premier League Updates This post contains a poll

As It Happened: Man United v West Brom, Premier League

All eyes were on Old Trafford as Jose Mourinho’s men fell to bottom of the table West Bromwich Albion.

Saturday 14 April, 2018

Staying in the spotlight - Don't forget that Ireland's World Cup dream is still alive

Reviewing the recent double-header and previewing June’s crucial one with Norway, which will ultimately determine Ireland’s fate.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Irish striker Anthony Stokes is in hot water once again - this time in Greece

He’s missed three consecutive days of training at his latest club.

Opening group stage wins for Raheny and St Sylvester's in Dublin SFC

The Dublin senior championship is well underway.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Kane awarded contentious goal against Stoke, but Mo Salah isn't having it

The Spurs striker successfully appealed the decision.

Explainer: How Ireland can still qualify for the 2019 World Cup

Their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament took a hit last night, but it can still be done.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Ireland's Maguire and Browne combine to keep Preston's faint play-off hopes alive Championship Watch This post contains videos

Ireland's Maguire and Browne combine to keep Preston's faint play-off hopes alive

It was a busy night of Championship action – with some joy for Irish players.

Clare teenager makes his debut for Mick McCarthy's Ipswich - and impresses

Barry Cotter made the move to the Championship outfit from Limerick FC in January.

Another record-breaking crowd turns out to Tallaght for Ireland's World Cup qualifier

There were 4,047 fans watching on as they lost to The Netherlands.

Monday 9 April, 2018

'I made a statement' - Ireland teen Rice happy to prove point on return to Chelsea

Released by the Blues five years ago, Declan Rice helped West Ham to a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge yesterday.

One job done but focus on 'whole different ball game' as revenge-hungry Dutch land

Katie McCabe, Denise O’Sullivan and Leanne Kiernan spoke to The42 after Friday night’s 2-1 win over Slovakia.

Alice Kinsella, daughter of ex-Ireland midfielder Mark, strikes gymnastics gold for England

The 17-year-old won the women’s balance beam event.

Sunday 8 April, 2018

Cork face Mayo and Dublin take on Galway: League semi-final pairings confirmed

Sarah Rowe bagged a hat-trick today as Mayo booked their place in the last four.

'It's a huge deal to wear the green of Ireland' - Mixing it up between the world stage and school

Up-and-coming star Ciara Neville on her meteoric rise, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the track

Saturday 7 April, 2018

'That's one for the memory books - I can't put into words how unbelievable it feels' Late Heroics This post contains videos

'That's one for the memory books - I can't put into words how unbelievable it feels'

Amber Barrett was Ireland’s hero last night as their 2019 World Cup qualification dream lives on.

Three points under the belt the main thing but relieved Ireland must improve

Colin Bell was pleased with his side’s result against Slovakia but the European champions are waiting in the wings.

Friday 6 April, 2018

Super sub Barrett Ireland's hero as World Cup qualification dream lives on

Her 87th-minute winner proved decisive at Tallaght Stadium.

'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'

Ireland captain Katie McCabe will live her childhood dream this evening.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

Five-time World darts champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60 RIP

Five-time World darts champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

The PDC announced the news this evening.

'We don't see any reason why we can't qualify. We hope that the time is now'

Karen Duggan and the Ireland WNT are focused as their quest to reach a first major tournament continues.

Kerry ladies manager 'could not give 100%' and steps down after difficult few weeks

Graham Shine saw his side relegated to Division 2 of the Lidl Ladies National League on Sunday.

Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'You're not supporting the women, you're supporting Ireland'

Colin Bell’s WNT ‘want to upset’ in their back-to-back crucial World Cup qualifiers at Tallaght Stadium.

'All we've spoken about is Slovakia' - Focus on Friday first as Ireland ride the crest of a wave

Denise O’Sullivan is relishing the challenge of back-to-back World Cup qualifiers in Tallaght.

Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Aviva announce sponsorship of Ireland WNT ahead of crunch World Cup qualifiers

They’ve agreed a three-year deal.

'We've shown that we can compete, now it's a question of going the whole distance'

Ireland’s focus is on Slovakia first as they prepare for two massive World Cup qualifiers in Tallaght.

Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games

All eyes on Australia’s Gold Coast from tomorrow.

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