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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 25 April, 2015

Yesterday’s News

Messi and Pep reunited as Barca and Bayern meet in the Champions League semi-finals

The draw was made in Switzerland this morning.

10 clubs have players on Dublin minor hurling team that face Offaly tomorrow

Throw-in at Parnell Park tomorrow is 2.30pm.

Paul Scholes: I hope Grealish makes same call as me when it comes to Ireland v England

The Manchester United legend could have been one of the Boys in Green.

From Russia with Lobov: McGregor’s main sparring partner is ready for the UFC’s call

The Russian-born Dubliner has had a fascinating journey.

‘It goes in one ear and out the other’ – Sterling doesn’t care about contract criticism

The 20-year-old has prompted much anger on Merseyside by postponing talks until the summer.

Need to sculpt those abs for the summer? Here’s the perfect exercise to achieve fast results

Buy this tool and you’ll be strutting along the beach in no time.

Schmidt and IRFU answer ‘grossly inaccurate’ O’Connor criticisms of player management

David Nucifora and Joe Schmidt have underlined the value of Ireland’s player management system.

McGeeney’s Armagh impact no surprise: ‘He took no prisoners – a great leader’

Tomas Brady came across Kieran McGeeney with Na Fianna.

John Giles: ‘There are some players you only need to see once and this kid is one of those’

The RTÉ pundit wants Jack Grealish in the Irish team for the next Euro 2016 Qualifier.

‘We will try to influence him’ – Joe Schmidt on Paul O’Connell’s future

Ireland’s head coach ‘would be delighted’ if O’Connell extends his career beyond the World Cup.

He’s done the cruciate twice, starred at hurling but now Brady’s focused on Dubs football

And the Na Fianna is gearing up for Sunday’s league final against Cork.

Thursday 23 April, 2015

Do you agree with our Champions League team of the week?

Neymar and a fair few Bayern Munich players make the cut.

A goalkeeping howler and a Hulk special couldn’t stop Sevilla tonight

Here’s how tonight’s European quarter-finals went down.

Tommy Walsh and Brian Cody named in Kilkenny minor squad for Wexford clash

The counties meet in Round 2 of the Leinster minor hurling championship on Saturday.

‘A soft but well-taken try’: Let a Saracens coach talk you through their defeat to Clermont Game Tape This post contains videos

‘A soft but well-taken try’: Let a Saracens coach talk you through their defeat to Clermont

Alex Sanderson has talked through the highlights of the semi-final for the club’s YouTube channel.


Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’

With the Pro12 final set for Belfast, Ulster are hoping to have four massive home games left in their season.

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny is extending his stay at Oriel Park

Contract extension for the league-winning boss.

Power ranking Liverpool’s pre-season signings from best to worst

Mario Balotelli, Emre Can and others are ranked based on how well they’ve performed this season.

‘To wear the All Black jersey you have to play in New Zealand’ — NZRU not following Australian lead

New Zealand won’t copy the Wallabies’ eligibility policy change, according to NZRU chief.

Dundalk won the league title in dramatic circumstances on this day 20 years ago Nostalgia This post contains videos

Dundalk won the league title in dramatic circumstances on this day 20 years ago

A good omen for tomorrow’s top-of-the-table clash with Cork City?

We’ll Leave It There So: Croke Park Classic scrapped, McGrath’s good deed and today’s sport

It was a day of bad news on the injury front for Davy Condron, Evan Regan, Ciaran Clark and Marty Moore.

The story behind this lovely tribute by Tipperary and Dublin players to Dave Billings

Dublin and Tipperary players gathered to remember the Dublin GAA stalwart in Tullamore last Saturday.

Former Liverpool defender claims his family were treated ‘like terrorists’ during arrest

Andrea Dossena plans to take legal action over the incident.

An ex-World Champion sprinter on what can be done to solve Ireland’s obesity problem

Colin Jackson chats to The42 about the importance of keeping active and his involvement in the Wings for Life World Run.

GAA confirms there will be no Croke Park Classic next year

The event is no longer viable according to the GAA bosses.

There was a cracking finish at Canterbury today after one jockey bared his arse Full Moon This post contains videos

There was a cracking finish at Canterbury today after one jockey bared his arse

Blake Shinn lost his pants mid-race but didn’t let it prevent him from pushing the winner right to the finish line.

Is Adam Rooney about to join a roll of honour including Gascoigne, Di Canio and Larsson?

The Dubliner is one of four nominees for the Scottish PFA Player of the Year award.

‘I’m not pleased obviously’ – That Grealish picture is no laughing matter for Tim Sherwood

Ireland U21 won’t be fined or dropped for Saturday’s trip to Manchester City.

Premier League footballer charged with 3 offences of sexual activity with 15-year-old girl

England international Adam Johnson appeared to answer bail today following his arrest back in March.

Heartbreak as Ireland defender set to miss FA Cup final and possibly Euro 2016 qualifier

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says Ciaran Clark is likely to be out for the rest of the season.

Spinal injury forces one of Ireland’s top jockeys to retire

A statement issued today by Dr Adrian McGoldrick confirmed the news today.

Which of these pairings is your dream Champions League semi-final draw? Matchmaker This post contains a poll

Here’s how the Eagles can land the player they REALLY want in this year’s NFL Draft

And don’t be at all surprised if it actually happens.