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Today’s News

Cork's Callum Walsh stuns home favourite to win gold at European Junior Championships

There’s a European gold medal on its way to Leeside.

'That shot changed Teddy's tune! But in fairness, I thought he spoke well' - Conlan

Michael Conlan says his homecoming bout will ‘definitely happen between May and June next year.’

Saturday 23 September, 2017

Michael Conlan levels Kenny Guzman with spectacular right-hand knockout Good Night And God Bless This post contains videos

Friday 22 September, 2017

'I said: 'What's that for?' And I got blanked... That's why I got so pissed off'

Darran O’Sullivan remains in disbelief at the black card which ended his season.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

'People need to keep themselves in check a small bit there': O'Sullivan says cool the jets about Clifford

Darran O’Sullivan says David Clifford is ‘definitely ready’ for senior football, but warns fans not to get carried away.

'If you were in the last minute of an All-Ireland, what would you do?' - Kilkenny discusses black card

Ciaran Kilkenny wasn’t giving too much away about his duel with Lee Keegan.

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta, the 'Raging Bull', dies aged 95

The final bell has tolled for the Bronx Bull.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

British Boxing Board 'surprised' by Ferdinand move as he hasn't yet applied for licence

‘If we receive an application we will consider it, as we have to do.’

'They called me a piece of shit for the whole game': Nainggolan openly explains hatred of Juventus

Roma’s Radja Nainggolan does not like Juventus.

Carl Frampton signs advisory deal with Macklin's MTK Global, eyes Irish boxing history

‘I would like to stand alone in Ireland as a three-weight world champion.’

'I'd say fair play to Keegan for even thinking about it, to be honest with you'

Former Kildare captain Johnny Doyle gives his honest assessment of the GPS-throwing incident during Sunday’s All-Ireland.

'She’s a wonderful person, but her scorecards have been in many cases off the wall'

Bob Arum claims he has previously tried to have Adalaide Byrd removed from Top Rank fights.

Ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand confirms he's pursuing career as professional boxer aged 38

The former England defender announced his new career path on Twitter this morning.

Monday 18 September, 2017

Ireland's World Cup qualifier against the North will be available to watch on BBC Red Button

Ireland open their campaign in Armagh on Tuesday night.

Genoa assistant boss reduced to tears on sideline as 16-year-old son nets Serie A brace

Marco Pellegri watched his son break the Serie A record with a brace against Lazio.

Ryan Burnett's world title unification fight in Belfast gets massive U.S. TV platform

Burnett’s big fight will air on HBO in the States.

Saturday 16 September, 2017

You'd be off the wall to miss last call for Carl Frampton, the world-beater from up the road

There were scoffs when Frampton was placed on Second Captains’ ‘Good Wall’ in 2015. He now belongs in the pantheon of Irish sporting greats.

Wexford's Garda Niall Kennedy produces stunning upset to win New England heavyweight title

The Gorey man shocked Alexis Santos in Connecticut and dedicated the victory to his newborn son in hospital.

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start War

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start

The Islandeady light-welterweight moves to 6-0 as a professional following a war in Connecticut.

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Dublin City Council explain why Sunday's All-Ireland won't be shown on big screen in Smithfield

Local media outlets had confirmed the screening, but DCC have insisted that it’s not happening.

Montpellier find fitting home for jerseys that were misprinted with just one 'L'

Montpellier were mortified to learn their name had been spelled ‘Montpelier’ on their own jerseys.

Asensio ruled out of Real Madrid's Champions League opener with 'a pimple'

The young Spanish attacker is suffering from a shaving injury.

Disappointment for Ireland as Gary O'Donovan ruled out of World Championships

There’ll be no world medal to add to the O’Donovans’ Olympic silver.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'Moral of the story, it's better to smash the player': Assou-Ekotto accuses Mbappé of playing for red

The former Tottenham left-back received his marching orders despite cleanly taking the ball from Mbappé.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has potentially record-breaking title fight confirmed for UFC 217

The Polish sensation will break Ronda Rousey’s record for female title defences with a win.

Pat Lambie officially released from SARU contract but can still be selected by Springboks

Lambie has struggled with concussion-related injuries since a collision with CJ Stander.

John Joe Nevin to make ring return later this month following lengthy absence

Nevin hasn’t fought in 13 months but will return to action in London.

England players urged not to use public Wi-Fi at Russia 2018 due to fears tactics will be hacked

Fifa are aware of The FA’s concerns, but insist they cannot offer computer advice.

'If it's a 91st-minute winner, can you control yourself?': Bale admits he might celebrate versus Spurs

Tottenham visit Real Madrid and old boy Bale on 17 October.

Monday 11 September, 2017

'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand Teaser This post contains videos

'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand

The new Lions film saw every player wear a microphone for every training session.

Here's the draw for the Cork Senior Football Championship quarters and semis

There’s a west Cork derby amongst some tasty ties.

Post-stitches picture reveals extent of Ederson's facial damage from Mané challenge

The Brazilian was carried off on a stretcher following a high boot from Mané.

'I remember saying to them that I will play for Mayo again. You don't forget words like that'

It’s been a career of long roads for Tom Parsons.


Katie Taylor has world title fight confirmed versus two-weight champ from Argentina

WBA champ Anahi Esther Sanchez [17-2, 9KOs] lies in wait for the Bray woman.

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team Bit American This post contains videos

'Soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires': Lalas takes names in scathing rant at US national team

Lalas implied Christian Pulisic ‘didn’t warrant a mention’ while naming and shaming USMNT players and management.

Saturday 9 September, 2017

Eric Donovan wins Celtic title with eight-round masterclass against gutsy Welsh champion

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ captured his first professional title in style.

'I’ve no doubts. It’s more curiosity... How good am I?'

Eric Donovan faces a career-biggest test in Dublin’s National Stadium tonight.

Michael Conlan to return to Madison Square Garden for fifth professional fight

With a fourth fight in Arizona later this month, Conlan will head back to NYC near Christmas time.

Friday 8 September, 2017

Shels boss and former Ireland rugby player to team up for charity match at Swords Celtic

The game on 30 September will raise funds for the Neurofibromatosis Association of Ireland.

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