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Dublin: 19 °C Thursday 25 May, 2017

Today’s News

'Leinster coaching contract delay didn't contribute to semi-final failure' - Horgan

The province have yet to publicly clarify the future of Leo Cullen and his coaching ticket.

Yesterday’s News

Big smiles, fidget spinners and a thumbs up - the Lions visited Temple Street today

Warren Gatland’s squad are in Ireland this week.

Man United loanee Varela suspended by German club over tattoo

Eintracht Frankfurt are now no longer interested in signing the 24-year-old on a permanent deal.

Rory Best and Irish players reject proposals for Six Nations to be shortened

The RFU is pushing for the championship to be reduced to five weeks.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Eamonn Dolan's 10-year-old son to lead Reading out at Wembley for play-off final Classy Touch This post contains videos

Ex-Leeds and Liverpool winger Kewell appointed head coach of League Two side

The 38-year-old previously worked with Watford’s U23 team.

Nigel Owens to take charge of Munster's Pro12 showdown with Scarlets

The Welshman will referee his fifth championship final this weekend.

Chris Hughton's outstanding achievement with Brighton recognised with two major awards

The former Ireland international guided the Seagulls to promotion.

Man United shut down Old Trafford and cancel Europa League press conference in Stockholm

Jose Mourinho was due to speak to the media in Stockholm later.

Liam Brady: Man United tried to sign me by offering my mother a washing machine

The former Ireland international held talks with United before joining Arsenal in 1973.

Monday 22 May, 2017

After seven years, Man United coming back to Ireland to 'say thanks' for all the support

“It’s great to come over to Dublin and make it easier for our fans to come and see Manchester United.”

Ringrose's knee knock 'not of concern' ahead of Ireland tour

The centre will be assessed by the Ireland medical team in Carton House later in the week.

'20 years of how he's managed the club shouldn't be discarded': Brady defends Wenger

The Gunners legend was speaking at the Aviva Stadium earlier.

Man United are coming to Dublin this summer as part of their pre-season preparations

Jose Mourinho’s side will face Sampdoria at the Aviva Stadium 10 days before the start of the new season.

'Gutted' Cullen at a loss to explain Leinster's worst performance of the season

The Leinster head coach admits it will be painful to watch next weekend’s Pro12 final.

Sunday 21 May, 2017

As it happened: Mayo v Sligo, Connacht senior football quarter-final

We followed all the action from Castlebar.

'My whole adult life I've played in Munster. It means everything' Farewell This post contains videos

'My whole adult life I've played in Munster. It means everything'

Donnacha Ryan gave an emotional interview to Sky Sports yesterday.

Andre Dirrell apologises after his uncle and coach punches opponent Unsavoury Scenes This post contains videos

O'Connor launches defence of Tadhg Kennelly's role in bringing GAA talent to Australia

‘It bothers me that a man can give young people a golden ticket in life only to be abused for it. That’s not right.’

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Jon Rahm the latest big name to join McIlroy, Rose and Willett at this summer's Irish Open

Quality field and a quality course; this year’s tournament is shaping up to be one of the best yet.

Irish midfielder rejects new deal at Yeovil to move to another League Two club

Kevin Dawson had been at Yeovil since moving from Shelbourne in 2013.

Richie Towell to be sent out on loan by promoted Brighton next season

The former Dundalk midfielder has made just one league appearance since moving to England.

Watford's revolving door policy continues as manager Walter Mazzarri to 'step down'

Sunday’s game against Man City will be his last one in charge.

You'll be able to watch Connacht's Champions Cup play-off live on TV this weekend

Meanwhile, Connacht have confirmed seven more players who will remain at the Sportsground next season.

Six new caps named in Ireland squad for this summer's U20 World Championships

Ireland are missing several key players for the tournament in Georgia.

Piutau undergoes ankle surgery and is ruled out of Barbarians clash

Stuart Olding and Wiehahn Herbst have also had operations and are out of the game next month.

Watch: There are some absolute crackers in the LOI goal of the month competition Pick It Out This post contains a poll

Watch: There are some absolute crackers in the LOI goal of the month competition

Try and pick a winner from these stunning efforts.

'We know we're going in as underdogs': Ospreys have the pedigree to spoil Munster's party

The Wales out-half is relishing a big semi-final occasion at Thomond Park this weekend.

Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Ospreys boosted by return of Alun Wyn Jones for semi-final showdown with Munster

The Wales captain has been out of action since March.

We've no idea what the Lions are up to at their training camp but it looks like important work

Are the lads about to rob a bank in the nip?

Munster prop signs one-year deal with Championship side Nottingham

Rory Burke is heading over to England next season.

Ireland to begin 2018 Six Nations in Paris as fixture list for next two years announced

Joe Schmidt’s side will have three successive home games in the middle of next year’s championship.


Good news for McIlroy after back scan shows no new injury

The world number two was hampered by back pain at last week’s Players Championship.

Monday 15 May, 2017

'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it' Doc

'I still absolutely love it. I'm already counting down the days until pre-season so I can smash it'

Donncha O’Callaghan talks to The42 about his season with Worcester, why he decided to play on for another year and the influence Jim Williams had on his career.

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers

And she could be handed a place in the French Open tomorrow.

Win and you're in: Dublin Marathon want championship incentives for this year's race

Race director Jim Aughney is hopeful the 2017 national champions will earn qualification for next summer’s European Championships.

Robbie Keane among four Irish players honoured at White Hart Lane farewell Keano This post contains videos

Robbie Keane among four Irish players honoured at White Hart Lane farewell

Stephen Carr, Tony Galvin and Joe Kinnear were also welcomed onto the pitch during yesterday’s closing ceremony.

Sunday 14 May, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

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