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Dublin: 2 °C Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Yesterday’s News

IRFU confirm Paul O’Connell’s Ireland career is over

Mike McCarthy will replace O’Connell in the second row.

Former Liverpool striker Cisse reportedly arrested over sex tape blackmail

The ex-French international was one of four men brought into custody in his homeland this morning.

Wales players are trying to recreate that try from the night they beat England Play It Again This post contains videos

Wales players are trying to recreate that try from the night they beat England

Lloyd Williams and Gareth Davies have been keeping busy on the training ground.

The Chicago Cubs went home run crazy to set a new baseball record

The Cubs are one win away from the National League championship series.

The Steelers won with this last-second wildcat touchdown last night Saved By The Bell This post contains videos

The Steelers won with this last-second wildcat touchdown last night

“It’s not how you start. It’s how you finish,” says Michael Vick as the Steelers go 3-2.

Tommy Bowe: ‘I was as close to crying as I think any of us have ever been’

The Irish wing reflects on Sunday’s emotional win in Cardiff.

Monday 12 October, 2015

Two more countries booked their place at Euro 2016 after tonight’s games

Meanwhile, David De Gea had a stormer for Spain.

McCarthy set to join Ireland squad after scans confirm O’Connell injury

The Ireland captain will need surgery on the hamstring injury he sustained against France.

Lithuania coach resigns in press conference after his side suffer defeat to England

The Three Lions qualify for France with ten wins from ten.

Joe Ward qualifies for Rio Olympics after advancing to World Championship final

He becomes the second Irishman to go through to the finals.

Eoin Reddan and Jamie Heaslip represent Ireland at World Cup reception with the Queen

Representatives from all 20 teams were present at Buckingham Palace.

Two goals against his former club puts Limerick striker in our LOI Team of the Week

Players from newly-crowned champions Dundalk, Drogheda, Cork City, Bohemians, Shamrock Rovers, Sligo Rovers and Derry City also feature.

Next week’s UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland

Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.

‘We have a great chance regardless of who we get’ – Robbie rallies Ireland for the playoffs

Keane wants Ireland’s new boys to secure their major championship debut in France.

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish boxer qualifies for Rio, O’Brien cited and today’s sport

Yesterday’s World Cup win over France has come at a cost for Ireland.

Jürgen Klopp is house-hunting in Liverpool and he’s found a familiar landlord to rent from

The German took charge of his first training session this afternoon.

‘I am honoured’ – Cork’s new senior hurling manager can’t wait to get started

Kieran Kingston has taken over from Jimmy Barry-Murphy on Leeside.

A household divided as the Hogan brothers face off in Kilkenny hurling final

Brian and Keith Hogan will line out for opponents O’Loughlin Gaels and Clara.

We now have a Premier Division champion and the relegation battle is really hotting up

Several clubs can still go down with three games to go.

‘France only part of the job. Now we must do what we haven’t done before, reach a semi-final’

Two of Ireland stalwarts promise that this time will be different.

Fitzmaurice makes two significant changes to Kerry’s backroom team

An All-Ireland winning captain comes in as a selector.

Sean O’Brien has been cited for striking Pascal Papé yesterday

The Tullow Tank faces a disciplinary hearing tomorrow in London.

5 winners and losers after Ireland secure Euro 2016 play-off berth

It was a mixed week for the Boys in Green.

‘You’ll have dark days but you have to suck it up, keep going and you will get there’

Sunday’s Cork county final victory meant so much to Glen Rovers manager Richie Kelleher.

Big guns crash out, ‘Gilly’ magic and other weekend GAA club talking points

There’s plenty to discuss after a packed weekend of action.

Analysis: Peter O’Mahony’s World Cup ends with the game of his life

The Munster captain was superb for Ireland before a cruel injury.

‘The next day he told the players that Roy Keane would never come back to Man United again’

The BBC documentary on Sir Alex Ferguson offered some pretty interesting anecdotes.

Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie

Our World Cup columnist looks back on one of Ireland’s greatest World Cup performances ever.

The town of Sixmilebridge forgot the Republic of Ireland were playing last night

Niall Gilligan and Sixmilebridge were toasting Clare senior hurling championship success.

‘Half the country at the moment might be on standby’ – Boss not expecting Ireland call

Boss says he can’t predict who will replace Jared Payne in the Irish squad.

Klopp: I won’t poach Dortmund’s players for Liverpool

The Reds boss has denied suggestions that he is keen to sign Marco Reus and Ilkay Gundogan from his former club.

In pics: Luke Fitzgerald seriously embarrassed himself in front of Rory McIlroy this morning Masterclass This post contains videos

Girvan Dempsey says Rhys Ruddock is fit and ready for the World Cup

Dempsey says Ruddock came through 80 minutes against the Dragons unscathed.

‘Go back to hurling and Riverdance’ – Chael trolls McGregor in Twitter tirade UFC

‘Go back to hurling and Riverdance’ – Chael trolls McGregor in Twitter tirade

“Your next opponent should be the guy who sold you those awful suits.”

5 reasons why you’re not losing body fat

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Memphis Depay and Robin van Persie involved in alleged training ground bust-up

The veteran attacker is finding it difficult with playing the unfamiliar role of replacement, according to reports.

Ireland call Rhys Ruddock into World Cup squad in place of injured POM

The 24-year-old back row brings some power into Joe Schmidt’s squad.