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3 key questions for Martin O'Neill after the Dutch draw

The Ireland boss still has plenty to contemplate ahead of the Euro 2016 squad announcement on Tuesday night.

There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today

Sunday’s Well are Ireland’s only mixed ability 15-a-side team… and they’re world champions.

Martin O'Neill on the importance of the League of Ireland

The Irish manager was full of praise for Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers last night.

'I'm not Harry Potter' - 11 of the most memorable Jose Mourinho quotes

It was confirmed that the Special One would become Man United manager yesterday.

'Third place in the group can be enough' - Dutch boss on Ireland's Euro hopes

Danny Blind said his side took 60 minutes to reach “an acceptable level” at the Aviva Stadium.

'What he did in November against Australia last year was fantastic. We were all very proud.'

Clare have been well aware of Gary Brennan’s talents, now the rest of the country is noticing.

Friday 27 May, 2016

'David can offer something that we don't have in the side at the moment'

The Irish manager also had words of encouragement for the other fringe players who performed tonight.

'Best is yet to come' - Man-of-the-match Arter pleased after making case for Euro 2016 inclusion

The Bournemouth midfielder put in a fine display in tonight’s draw with the Netherlands.

Here's how we rated the Boys in Green against the Netherlands tonight

Ireland faced Danny Blind’s side in Dublin this evening.

Limerick name three debutants for Munster championship clash with Clare

Meanwhile, the Banner have made one change from the side who overcame Kildare to win the Division 3 final last month.

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Will Grigg's on fire as Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland blow Belarus away

Kyle Lafferty, Conor Washington and Grigg were on the scoresheet at Windsor Park.

Has Harry Arter done enough and more Ireland-Netherlands talking points

Plus, Shane Long scores again as Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino watches on.

Long's opportunist goal cancelled out by late equaliser as the Dutch earn a draw

Substitute Luuk de Jong levelled terms after a first half goal from the Southampton striker at the Aviva Stadium.

As it happened: Ireland v Netherlands, Euro 2016 warm-up

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s side played the first of two pre-tournament friendlies.

With Mauricio Pochettino watching with interest, Shane Long continued his great form tonight Spurred On This post contains videos

With Mauricio Pochettino watching with interest, Shane Long continued his great form tonight

The Tottenham manager was sitting alongside the striker’s agent, Pat Dolan.

Willett fades after record-breaking front nine to sit in three-way tie for lead

The Masters champion is joined at the top of the leaderboard by Scott Hend and Y E Yang on a day to forget for Shane Lowry.

We'll Leave It There So: Mourinho confirmed, silver medal for Ireland and all today's sport

Meanwhile, two changes for Leinster ahead of Saturday’s Pro12 final against Connacht and some good news for Padraig Harrington.

Euros bolter? Rashford puts himself in England contention with goal on debut Wonderkid This post contains videos

Euros bolter? Rashford puts himself in England contention with goal on debut

The 18-year-old Manchester United prodigy made an incredible start to his international career.

Biarritz, Bourgoin and Narbonne relegated to French rugby's third tier

The three clubs have been punished as a result of rulings which came after enquiries by a financial watchdog.

Nibali back from brink, makes most of overnight leader's dramatic crash on Giro climb Shark In The Water This post contains videos

Nibali back from brink, makes most of overnight leader's dramatic crash on Giro climb

The 2013 champion burst into tears at the finish line and dedicated the win to a 14-year-old cyclist who was killed in an accident 10 days ago.

Arter, Duffy and McGoldrick handed starts in experimental Ireland side

The Boys in Green take on the Netherlands at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

Leinster back Ross Molony to muscle up after loss of Toner and Nacewa

Rob Kearney comes into the team in the 15 shirt as the Leinster captain misses out.

From an ostrich to a ram: Nigel Pearson is back in management

Derby County have appointed the man behind the ostrich rant.

Paul Kimmage ordered to pay over €10k for defamation of former UCI president

The Irish journalist had claimed that Hein Verbruggen had tolerated doping and covered up positive drugs tests.

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Huge crowds welcome the Rás into Dungarvan as Gate wins dramatic sprint finish

Clemens Fankheuser keeps hold of the yellow jersey ahead of the penultimate stage.

Emotional Nadal withdraws from French Open as injury strikes again

‘It’s a tough moment but it’s not the end.’

'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous' Mul

'The other Irish provinces have been so successful, of course I’ve been jealous'

John Muldoon and Pat Lam were in confident form at Murrayfield.

'I think I prefer to forget the past 3 years': Mourinho's first interview as Man United boss The Special One This post contains videos

'I think I prefer to forget the past 3 years': Mourinho's first interview as Man United boss

Mourinho is confident the appointment comes at the perfect time in his own career.

Stop Sexton, Connacht's fitting finale and more talking points ahead of the Pro12 Grand Final

We’re all set up for a thrilling Pro12 final. Is an upset possible?

Darren Clarke names Pádraig Harrington as Ryder Cup vice-captain for Hazeltine

Paul Lawrie and Thomas Bjorn also announced as assistants.

The Manchester United players who will fear Jose Mourinho's arrival

Juan Mata is part of an anxious group that will be wary of the new manager’s arrival.

We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them

John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.

2012 All-Ireland minor hurling winning captain to make Tipperary senior football debut

Bill Maher will make his bow for the Premier against Waterford, as will Josh Keane.

Analysis: Two impressive scrums will make for an intriguing Pro12 final

Both Leinster and Connacht are tough to get the better of at scrumtime.

An officer and the gentlemen: Real Madrid had a celebrity guest on their flight to Milan Top Gere This post contains videos

An officer and the gentlemen: Real Madrid had a celebrity guest on their flight to Milan

Movie star Richard Gere, rather inexplicably, was on-board.

Four London-born players to start against Mayo at Ruislip on Sunday

The London team also features three Mayo men who’ll face their own county in the Connacht quarter-final.

World championship silver for Kellie Harrington after defeat in close-fought final

Wenlu Yang of China is the new women’s world champion at 64kg.

Injury keeps Nacewa out of Pro12 fnal, but Rob Kearney returns just in time

The fullback was struggling with an ankle injury since the final day win over Treviso, but was named in Ireland’s squad for South Africa this week.

Pat Lam names Connacht side aiming to deliver the Guinness Pro12 title

They take on Leinster in tomorrow’s final at Murrayfield, in case you hadn’t heard.