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Dublin: 4 °C Saturday 30 May, 2015

Yesterday’s News

Major blow for Munster with O’Mahony and Murray ruled out of Pro12 final

The influential Ireland internationals are both missing through injury.

Jim Gavin’s new contract as Dublin manager is even longer than expected

A big vote of confidence for the Dubs boss.

‘Clubs need to start engaging with the public, just like the successful ‘Yes’ campaign did’

Nobody can question the League of Ireland’s longevity but actions need to be taken to secure its future, writes John O’Sullivan.

Trevor Brennan’s son has won a place in France’s prestigious academy

The young Toulouse forward is highly rated and has already starred for les Blues at U17 level.

McGrath escapes citing after knee offence to relieve World Cup fears

Ian Madigan has also escaped any sanctions for his use of the boot on Konstantin Mikautadze.

Have you seen Limerick hurling’s brightest new star walking on water?

Cian Lynch features in this brilliant promotional video.

Rory McIlroy isn’t Ireland’s only number one golfer collecting award after award

Leona Maguire has enjoyed a peerless rookie season in America.

A great – or the greatest? Where does Paulie rank in the pantheon of Munster legends?

The legendary lock is set to wear the red jersey for the final time this Saturday.

Henry, Strauss and Gilroy emerge from Barbarians defeat with credit

While Ireland’s team performance was sloppy, there were some solid displays at Thomond Park.

The 4 teams looking to knock Kilkenny off their Leinster perch

Kilkenny are yet again the team to beat. Can one of the chasing pack take their crown?

Will Walcott start and 4 more talking points ahead of the FA Cup final

Have Arsenal regressed this season and will Tim use his tactics? The big questions ahead of this weekend’s showpiece event.

ROG: Munster will move on from Paul O’Connell – that’s what happens in sport

Paulie’s been ‘the greatest’ according to his former Thomond Park team-mate.

Thursday 28 May, 2015

Schmidt disappointed by Ireland’s breakdown effort as Baa-Baas win

‘We got a little bit of an opportunity to look at guys at a level they haven’t played at before.’

‘It’s out of our hands’ – Schmidt on Jack McGrath’s kneeing offence

Ireland will be hoping the loosehead prop is not cited for an incident that saw him sin binned.

Tipp put faith in U21s for Munster championship quarter-final clash with Waterford

Semple Stadium hosts Sunday’s match with the winner progressing to take on Kerry.

Schmidt’s Ireland lose out to entertaining Barbarians in Limerick

The invitational side were deserved winners at Thomond Park.

Where are they now? The Man United team that SOMEHOW lost the 1995 FA Cup final

The game turned out to be the final competitive appearance for two of the club’s high-profile players, Paul Ince and Mark Hughes.

Power ranking the 6 best FA Cup finals of all time

Aston Villa take on Arsenal in this weekend’s game, but which was the best one ever?

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We’re going to get our dream Steph Curry v LeBron James NBA final

The only problem is that we’ve to wait a whole week…

How did it get to this? Here’s the events which led to this week’s Fifa arrests

From World Cup announcements to high-profile arrests, Wednesday was another dark day for the sport.

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FIFA 16 will allow you to play as women for the first time ever

Sadly, Ireland do not feature among the 12 national teams included in the computer game.

Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness

Organiser John Flynn chats to The42 about the upcoming event.

Wexford native Furlong keen to impress Schmidt in Ireland’s green

The 22-year-old Leinster tighthead has earned his shot at international honours with an impressive season.

‘Having it described as ugly and all of that, that’s upsetting and that’s nasty’

The GAA President has called for objectivity amongst pundits.

Is he Zlatan? Ibrahimovic author says he made up quotes

“I tried to get an illusion of him, to try and find the story.”

There was some great news for Shay Given’s chances of starring in the FA Cup final today

The Donegal goalkeeper was back training for Aston Villa ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Arsenal.

Things have turned very sour between Ronda Rousey and her next opponent

Bethe Correia has gone way too far with the trash talk.

Ex-Galway coach has the inside track on six of the Dublin hurlers

A former Galway selector is working closely with a large number of Dublin hurlers on the club scene.

25 Irish players who are looking for new clubs across the water this summer

With the Premier League and Football Leagues finished, clubs are clearing out their unwanted playing staff ahead of the summer transfer window.

Now’s probably a good time to remind you of this epic takedown of Fifa

John Oliver touched on nearly every contemporary criticism of the organisation.

From Sepp Blatter: ‘There is no place for corruption of any kind in football’ Bruised And Blattered

Sepp Blatter: ‘There is no place for corruption of any kind in football’

UEFA leaders want to postpone the Fifa elections for at least six months amid the current chaos.

Babel on Rafa’s Madrid move: ‘He’ll make Ronaldo a great defender’

The Dutchman, who was signed by Benitez at Liverpool, isn’t expecting fireworks from his former manager in the Spanish capital.

Major injury setback for Cork hurling captain after he sustains broken fibula

Minor captain Shane Kingston has sustained the serious injury.