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Today’s News

Craig Gilroy returns as Ulster set their sights on Ospreys finale

Les Kiss makes just one change to the side which demolished Leinster.

Wednesday 4 May, 2016

'I’m not coming for an extended holiday,' says Joe Cole as he jets off to play in America

Joe Cole and Freddy Adu, together at last at the Tampa Bay Rowdies.

In pictures: Jason Quigley gets ready to defend his unbeaten record in Vegas

Quigley meets James de la Rosa on the Canelo-Khan undercard.

Dublin derby on the cards as Rovers and Pat's paired in EA Sports Cup semis

League cup semis scheduled for the August bank holiday, Monday 1 August.

Spieth: 'I've got ladies at the grocery store praying for me... my dog didn't die, I'll be okay'

Spieth focusing on “great memories” of 2015 Masters win rather than 2016 Augusta pain.

Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Here's the Tipperary team for tomorrow's do-or-die clash with Clare

Cork await tomorrow evening’s winners in the Munster MHC semi-finals.

'This was the reaction when Tottenham won the EPL': ESPN misread script on football's fairytale Oops This post contains videos

Friday 29 April, 2016

As it happened: Treviso v Connacht, Munster v Edinburgh - Pro12 match tracker

It was a big night for the Irish provinces in the Pro12. Catch up on all of the action from Italy and Cork.

Thursday 28 April, 2016

Going for Gold? Mullins considers Cheltenham options after Douvan exhibition

Superstar chaser caps perfect season by winning the Ryanair Novice Chase.

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee will have a shot at a European medal tomorrow

Magees set for medal battle against Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen of Denmark.

Dele Alli's season is over as FA hit him with 3-match ban

Dele Alli's season is over as FA hit him with 3-match ban

Alli was caught striking Claudio Yacob during Monday’s draw with West Brom.

Former Ireland international Liam O'Brien is the new Bray assistant manager

O’Brien set to join Harry Kenny in the dugout when Bray travel to Tallaght tomorrow.


'Irish boxing is where it is now because of Zaur Antia, and that's a fact'

Barnes will carry the Irish flag at the Olympics opening ceremony on 5 August.

Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Carlingford Lough lands Punchestown Gold Cup on a day of shocks

Three more winners for Willie Mullins as racing continues in Co Kildare.

Tuesday 26 April, 2016

'This has been the greatest miscarriage of justice of our times. But, finally, it is over'

British Prime Minister David Cameron joins those welcoming the landmark Hillsborough inquest verdicts.

Watch: Hillsborough families greet inquest verdicts with emotional 'You'll Never Walk Alone' Hillsborough Disaster This post contains videos

Watch: Hillsborough families greet inquest verdicts with emotional 'You'll Never Walk Alone'

Landmark inquest verdicts delivered after a 27-year fight for justice.

Hillsborough verdicts: Crown Prosecution will now consider bringing criminal charges

Two criminal investigations set to report to Crown Prosecution Service by the end of the year.

Here are the 3 races you can't afford to miss at Punchestown on Tuesday

Yorkhill, Vautour, Outlander and more in action with three Grade 1s down for decision on day one of the festival.

Monday 25 April, 2016

My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year

Today would have marked the Dutch master’s 69th birthday.

Confirmed: Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus is the new Munster Director of Rugby

Former Springbok international signs three-year deal to fill new Munster post.

'He doesn't get frees': Dubs allowed to manhandle Donaghy, claims Fitzmaurice

Late Kerry penalty claim waved off in 11-point league final defeat.

'We believe that we're good enough, but we have to prove that time and time again'

No point in getting carried away with unbeaten league campaign, says Tyrone boss Mickey Harte.


Jim Gavin: Dubs were starting to take control before O'Mahony red

League is only third priority, reiterates Gavin, as Dubs set their sights on a Leinster and All-Ireland repeat.

Sunday 24 April, 2016

A league of their own! Dublin punish 14-man Kerry to claim four-in-a-row

Dublin collect ninth title of the Jim Gavin era as they warm up for All-Ireland defence in style.

O'Neill goal clinches Division 2 title for impressive Tyrone

Mickey Harte’s side had five points to spare over their Ulster rivals in Croke Park.

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

The best goal Padraig Amond has ever scored? Irish striker says it just might be Conference Call This post contains videos

The best goal Padraig Amond has ever scored? Irish striker says it just might be

Amond continues to fire Grimsby promotion push as he takes his league haul to 30.

Conor McGregor has been pulled from his upcoming fight at UFC 200

Row between UFC and McGregor as star refuses to promote Diaz rematch.

Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Conor McGregor tweet sparks furious speculation about early retirement

Is the UFC superstar ready to call it quits – or is this all part of a bigger game?

Monday 18 April, 2016

Semple Stadium to host hurling league final, U21 football set for Ennis

Waterford and Clare are heading back to Thurles in a fortnight’s time.

Armagh slam 'total incompetence' as five-way tie for Ladies Football semis causes confusion

Controversy as Kerry progress to final four at Armagh’s expense.

TJ Ryan: 'I’m entitled to plenty of criticism now, I knew that after the last day'

Limerick boss under more pressure after 11-point defeat to Waterford.

Sunday 17 April, 2016

Start spreading the news, Shane! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Your favourite sports stars had a lot to say for themselves (again) this week.

Saturday 16 April, 2016

As it happened: Cork v Monaghan, EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

Who would join Mayo in this year’s U21 football final? We had live coverage of this afternoon’s second semi in Tullamore.

As it happened: Dublin v Mayo, EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

Relive an absorbing U21 football semi-final in our minute-by-minute report.

Thursday 14 April, 2016

Leinster welcome back Rob Kearney as Cullen makes wholesale changes

Twelve changes to the Leinster team for Friday’s game against Edinburgh.

Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Strong start leaves Ken Doherty with Crucible fate in his own hands

Doherty resumes this evening with a 5-4 lead over Ryan Day.

'We're trying to manage the talk about it' - Derek McGrath on Waterford's goal drought

Déise face Limerick on Sunday as they bid for back-to-back hurling league titles.

Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Shock as Ireland's Michael O'Reilly crashes out in Olympic boxing qualifier

David Oliver Joyce into the lightwieght quarter-finals in Turkey as O’Reilly suffers defeat.

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