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Dublin: 3 °C Sunday 25 February, 2018


# backing - Friday 9 February, 2018

Munster confirm Gerbrandt Grobler 'will continue to be considered for selection' following doping controversy

The province’s acquisition of the player last summer has since been criticised.

# backing - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Montpellier stars Pienaar and Cruden fancy Leinster's Champions Cup chances

The Top 14 side were well beaten at Altrad Stadium yesterday.

# backing - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore Alabama

Trump formally backs multiple sex assault accused Roy Moore

Trump had previously characterised the allegations against Moore as “very troubling” before changing tack.

# backing - Monday 6 November, 2017

Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack

The 36-year-old was suspended by Marseille on Friday after he was red-carded for the assault.

# backing - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Páraic Duffy's comments 'mealy-mouthed and small' - Galvin wades in on Gooch's testimonial debate Backing This post contains videos

Páraic Duffy's comments 'mealy-mouthed and small' - Galvin wades in on Gooch's testimonial debate

The former Footballer of the Year says he will fully support his old team-mate’s decision.

# backing - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Liverpool set to offer Jurgen Klopp new deal

The German boss has impressed the club’s American owners since taking over last October.

# backing - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Scholes hopes Mourinho keeps Giggs at Manchester United

The former winger’s vast knowledge of the Red Devils should be retained by the Portuguese coach, according to his former teammate.

# backing - Friday 29 April, 2016

From Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU Big Build

Ireland and the EU are backing a massive €230 million expansion at DCU

The money is being used for a massive development of the university’s campus.

# backing - Monday 25 April, 2016

Toure warns team-mate Sakho of 'difficult period' to come over alleged anti-doping violation

The 26-year-old Liverpool defender is being investigated by Uefa.

# backing - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'Tiger can bounce back from injury and continue to win' - Nicklaus

Tiger Woods will win more tournaments once he returns from injury, according to Jack Nicklaus.

# backing - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Real Madrid issue support for Rafa Nadal following doping accusation

The club have defended the tennis star after recent allegations about him.

# backing - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Another big name has thrown his support behind Donald Trump

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of the French National Front party, has gotten behind the candidate.

# backing - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Floyd Mayweather Jr announces support of gay marriage

The American boxer has gone head-to-head with Manny Pacquiao again.

# backing - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday

The Boys in Green earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the first leg of their play-off with Bosnia-Herzegovina last night.

# backing - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Dallas Cowboys declare their support for Greg Hardy despite release of disturbing pictures

The defensive end continues to be backed by the franchise.

# backing - Thursday 6 August, 2015

'Roy Keane has what it takes to be a top-level manager'

Critics previously questioned whether the Corkonian has the temperament to succeed as a coach.

# backing - Saturday 13 June, 2015

UFC declares 'unconditional support' for Aldo following drug test controversy

Conor McGregor’s next opponent has the promotion’s backing.

# backing - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The EU's proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter Backing

The EU's proposal for a single digital market has an unlikely supporter

Zuckerberg believes such a system would help Facebook and other tech companies in the long run.

# backing - Thursday 22 January, 2015

# backing - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy

The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe

# backing - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Brendan Rodgers glad to have Mario Balotelli on board

The Reds signed the Italy forward from AC Milan prior to the transfer deadline last month.

# backing - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Bournemouth boss believes Eunan O'Kane can have 'big impact' for Ireland

Eddie Howe has praised the 23-year-old for being “good technically and tactically”.

# backing - Friday 11 October, 2013

Guinness approached as Rugby Champions Cup sponsors – French report

Midi Olympique claims the Irish stout producers have been targeted as backers for the new competition.

# backing - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Arsenal stars Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla are supporting Clare today

The duo showed off their hurleys and held up a sign that read ‘up the Banner’

# backing - Friday 20 September, 2013

Everton legend and cancer survivor Alan Stubbs shows support for Drogheda's Gary O'Neill

Meanwhile, half the EA Sports Cup final prize money will be donated to the star.

# backing - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Martin O'Neill would be ideal candidate for Ireland job - Neil Lennon

The Celtic manager previously worked under his fellow Northern Irishman at Celtic and Leicester.

# backing - Monday 29 October, 2012

Fernandes: Stories of impending Hughes sacking are 'rubbish'

Sounds suspiciously like a ‘welcome vote of confidence’ to us.

# backing - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Bayern to give ‘best support’ to Franck Ribery in court case

Paris magistrates yesterday ruled that Ribery, along with Karim Benzema, will stand trial for alleged under-age solicitation.

# backing - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Rescue mission: Green set to takeover at Rangers

The ex-Sheffield United chief executive will outline his plans for the club later today.

# backing - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Liverpool chief insists Dalglish's job is safe

Chairman Tom Werner does not see any other senior management departures after Damien Comolli parted company with the club earlier today.

# backing - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

NBA stars to participate in Obama fundraiser

Players including Carmelo Anthony and Ray Allen are set to compete in the event.

# backing - Friday 18 November, 2011

'I feel sorry for Martin Johnson' - Woodward

The ex-England manager has attacked the RFU for failing to provide adequate support to the departing boss.