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Today’s News

Eddie Brennan talks getting the Cats U21 job 'by default', that Westmeath defeat and hurling at 38

Brennan’s Cats U21s are in action against Derry in the All-Ireland semi-final today.

'I’m poles apart from that person' - 20 years on, Maurice Fitz returns to face Mayo again

A Kerry player in 1997, the Kingdom great is back as a selector.

Wu's laughing now? A year on from Rio, Michael Conlan has left the failing Aiba in his wake

12 months on from flipping the bird, Conlan has flipped the script as Aiba descends to utter chaos.

'We don't fear Kilkenny. We believe in ourselves, we can beat any team'

Dublin contest their first All-Ireland senior camogie semi-final in 27 years today, with reigning champions Kilkenny on the cards.

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Argentina arrive to put pressure on 'Boks team still with plenty to prove despite French Tests

Allister Coetzee briefly eased the pressure with three wins over Les Bleus, but France are a very poor state.

Crisis? What crisis? A pair of debutants score as Bayern breeze past Leverkusen in opener

Rather inevitably, Robert Lewandowski also found the net on a rainy night at the Allianz Arena.

Yesterday’s News

Roddy Collins' Athlone slip to bottom of the First Division without even kicking a ball

Wexford Youths’ win over Cabinteely enough to move them off the foot of the table for the first time since March.

16-year-old makes cameo appearance as Bray conjure confidence-boosting win

Jake Ellis was introduced late on as the Seagulls got a much-needed win at home to Drogheda.

Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork and Galway teams named for semi-final double-header

All roads lead to Limerick as the four top sides go head-to-head for coveted All-Ireland final spots.

Gary Shaw conjures late, late brace as Rovers come from behind to snatch win in Galway

Ronan Murray gave the Tribesmen a first-half lead but they failed to keep hold of the lead.

Lee Keegan starts as Rochford names his Mayo side for Kerry showdown

The 2016 Footballer of the Year returns to action after sitting out of the quarter-final.

St Pat's continue their winning run to pull further away from the drop zone

Liam Buckley’s men were comfortable winners at Richmond Park.

Cork suffer second home league defeat as Sligo stun Turner's Cross

Rhys McCabe’s second half strike handed the Bit O’Red three precious points.

Europe take early lead after opening foursomes at the Solheim Cup

The biennial match got underway in Iowa earlier.

Jim McGuinness enjoying Beijing as club remain unbeaten since his arrival

The former Donegal coach is yet to taste a defeat since arriving in China.

Leinster's pre-season up and running with seven-try victory over Gloucester

Leo Cullen’s side ran out comfortable winners at Templeville Road.

Cork, Galway, Mayo and Donegal name sides for quarter-final double-header

There are two big clashes down for decision in Mullingar tomorrow.

Eamonn Fitzmaurice brings 3 experienced players into the Kerry team to face Mayo on Sunday

Killian Young, Anthony Maher and Stephen O’Brien are in.

Pace, power and outstanding offloading - the top 5 tries from yesterday's WRWC action Try Time This post contains videos
'I'd like to see Lee Keegan in midfield': Paul Kerrigan previews Sunday's big Kerry v Mayo clash Close Calls This post contains videos

'I'd like to see Lee Keegan in midfield': Paul Kerrigan previews Sunday's big Kerry v Mayo clash

Cork’s football captain was the guest on this week’s episode of The42′s Close Calls.

'I was thinking ‘Why did I leave?’ because underneath it all I’m a Sligo man'

Sligo Rovers’ favourite son Raffaele Cretaro chats to us about his beginnings in football and the battle to beat the drop this season.

'Best Ajax defender since Jaap Stam': Tottenham pay club record for Davinson Sanchez

The 21-year-old Colombian has enjoyed a meteoric rise.

Everton and Hajduk Split in hot water with Uefa after crowd trouble mars Europa League play-off Ugly Scenes This post contains videos

Everton and Hajduk Split in hot water with Uefa after crowd trouble mars Europa League play-off

Uefa has announced that it has opened disciplinary proceedings into the incident at Goodison Park last night.

Your essential guide to the weekend's GAA football championship action

It’s Kerry v Mayo in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final on Sunday.

France and England dominate our WRWC Team of the Pool Stage, but one Irish woman made the cut

Who would you have in your tournament dream team so far?

Shadow of bug bitterness, Scotland and Sonny Bill lingers as NZ get back in Bledisloe business

Both sides have points to prove as the Rugby Championship begins, and that’s bad news for the Wallabies.

Juventus do a great bit of business by snapping up Matuidi for €20m

The French midfielder has completed his transfer from PSG, signing a three-year contract.

After his sixth place Tour de France finish, Dan Martin will be racing for a new team next year

The Irish rider is joining the set-up at UAE Team Emirates.

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Liverpool dig in their heels and turn down third Barca bid for Philippe Coutinho worth £119m

The Catalan side are unwilling to give up the chase but the Reds remain confident the Brazilian will remain at Anfield.

Two title contenders go head-to-head and more Premier League talking points

Plus, there will be a meeting of the big summer spenders on Monday night.

Spurs agree £28m deal for Sanchez, Everton open to Costa loan and today's transfer gossip

Arsenal are getting rid of Gabriel, while AC Milan looks set to add another striker.

Olympic hero Murphy to miss World Championships with injury

The silver medallist suffered a knee injury three weeks ago.

Antonio Conte was quizzed about Diego Costa and his response was pretty unexpected LOL This post contains videos

Antonio Conte was quizzed about Diego Costa and his response was pretty unexpected

The striker remains in self-imposed isolation in his native Brazil.

'I remember the first day I came in I might have sat on the Gooch’s seat' - starting out with Kerry

Tadhg Morley has moved quickly to the top in Kerry football.

Mourinho willing to accept defeat in hunt for fourth Manchester United signing

The Portuguese boss has confirmed that the club are unlikely to sign another player before the transfer deadline.