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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 21 January, 2018

Yesterday’s News

'He has a massive heart' - Un De Sceaux triumphs for third successive year at Ascot

Elsewhere, in the day’s other big race at Haydock, The New One achieved a fourth consecutive win.

'This team, with many problems, are unbeaten in 11 games'

Chelsea ended a tricky period with a 4-0 win at Brighton and Antonio Conte believes any suggestions of a crisis were wide of the mark.

Leinster's Lowe lights up with attacking magic but balances out with errors

The Leinster wing is continuing to learn as he settles in with Leinster.

Jose Mourinho confident Alexis Sanchez will sign

United will reportedly pay £35 million (€39.6 million) for the Chile international.

Monchi issues strong statement but doesn't rule out Chelsea move for 'motivated' Dzeko

Edin Dzeko is reportedly attracting interest from Chelsea, but Roma sporting director Monchi says he is not looking to sell.

In-form Scott Hogan nets a brace as Villa's winning run continues

The Republic of Ireland squad member has now scored four times in his last three outings.

Sad scenes as Ireland's James McCarthy stretchered off with double leg fracture

The midfielder was playing in the Premier League clash between Everton and West Brom today.

Sanchez-less Arsenal run riot, McCarthy injury overshadows Everton draw

Elsewhere, there were wins for Stoke and Leicester City.

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of Connacht flanker Heenan

The English club have also confirmed the signing of eight other players today.

Wexford edge Cats in hurling's first ever free-taking competition to settle pulsating Walsh Cup final

Brian Cody was sent to the stand and Richie Reid was sent off as Wexford won their first Walsh Cup in 16 years.

Second-half Martial goal gets Man United over the line at Burnley

The win leaves the Red Devils second, still nine points behind Man City, who can extend their lead by beating Newcastle this evening.

Comprehensive victory sees Cork champions advance to All-Ireland final

Knocknagree will face Multyfarnham of Westmeath in the decider at Croke Park on 3 February.

Adeolokun hat-trick helps Connacht secure home quarter-final in style

The hosts ran in eight tries as they steamrolled past hapless Oyonnax in Galway.

Arsenal offer €50 million for Dortmund star - report

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was dropped for the club’s draws with Wolfsburg last Sunday and at Hertha Berlin on Friday.

Win in France underlines Leinster's credentials as Champions Cup favourites

The eastern province rolled on with a three-try victory over Montpellier.

Ballyragget heading to Croke Park after dashing dreams of Mayo's Tooreen

The Kilkenny champions booked their place in the All-Ireland intermediate club hurling final on 4 February.

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Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs?

Thankfully, just when things threatened to turn nasty, cruiserweight Tommy McCarthy was on hand to intervene.

Super Saturday puts McIlroy and Dunne in the hunt for Abu Dhabi final round

The Irish duo both carded seven-under-par rounds today at the HSBC Championship.

Leinster advance as top seeds after completing clean sweep in Montpellier

Leo Cullen’s men recovered from a poor first half to secure a sixth win from six in Pool 3.

Hazard dazzles with brace as Conte's men get back on track with four-goal win

Willian and Victor Moses scored as Eden Hazard shone with a brace as Chelsea beat Brighton 4-0 in the Premier League.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics Thawing Out

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

As it happened: Burnley vs Man United, Premier League

Burnley welcomed Man United to Turf Moor aiming to end the Red Devils’ seven game unbeaten run.

Barcelona issue statement to deny secret pact with Griezmann

The Catalan side reacted to a report that they’ve secured the signing of the France international without his club’s permission.

'I'm never going to throw in the towel' - under-fire Zidane confident of Madrid turnaround

Real Madrid are languishing 19 points behind Barcelona in LaLiga but Zinedine Zidane will not walk away or seek a transfer quick fix.

'I didn't want to be alive' - Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

“After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression,” the 32-year-old Phelps said.

Four-year ban for UFC fighter who falsified evidence over contaminated meat MMA

Four-year ban for UFC fighter who falsified evidence over contaminated meat

Francisco Rivera has been punished after he tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol in July 2016.

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

We were at the Altrad Stadium as Leo Cullen’s side looked to progress to the quarter-finals as top seeds.

Captain Jack? Wenger talks up Wilshere leadership qualities

Arsene Wenger believe the midfielder can take the armband in the future.

Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev

It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.

'She showed us why she’s here' - Cora Staunton impresses on debut down under

The Mayo legend kicked two goals on Aussie Rules bow.

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

Wales dealt Priestland blow ahead of Six Nations

Warren Gatland will not be calling up a replacement.

Man Utd midfielder Carrick set to retire at the end of the season

Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho believes the England international will take up a coaching role at Old Trafford come the end of his playing career.

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing

Conor Maguire has surfed some of Europe’s biggest waves.

'It's nice to go back and forth. If you're not having a good day, you can change it up'

Meath dual star Megan Thynne has kicked off yet another busy year.

Leaving Galway to join Man City as a 16-year-old, multiple leg breaks and chasing Premier League promotion

Ireland international and Preston full-back Greg Cunningham chats to The42 about his career in football.

'I was emotional but Dad was roaring and crying. You do it for those background reasons'

Lauren Magee opens up on the huge influence her family has on her inter-county career, Dublin’s 2017 and Blues Sisters.

'I love to have the chance to run at the halfbacks, so it's great for me!'

Jack Conan has excelled in Leinster’s number eight shirt this season.

'Most of my friends are working or living abroad, it was just my move was publicised because I left Leinster'

A homecoming of sorts awaits Marty Moore next season, but for now his focus remains on developing as a player and, just as importantly, as a person during his time in England.

'The main reason I joined Villa was because there were a load of Irish boys there'

Having featured in the Premier League, 21-year-old Kevin Toner is back home and looking forward to lining out for St Patrick’s Athletic.