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Dublin: 16 °C Monday 26 September, 2016

Yesterday’s News

Dave Pocock posted an extremely in-depth pic after surgery on his broken hand

Fair warning: Pocock’s Tweet is far more than skin deep and the squeamish among you may want to avoid it.

Goalkeeper Mary Hulgraine the hero as Kildare claim first-ever intermediate crown

The Lilywhites were one-point winners against Clare in Croke Park.

Totti blasts in 250th Serie A goal, but  Roma lose to Joe Hart and Torino Milestone This post contains videos

Totti blasts in 250th Serie A goal, but Roma lose to Joe Hart and Torino

The most important Roman since Romulus will celebrate his 40th birthday this week.

Jose Fernandez, one of baseball's brightest stars, dies in boating accident aged 24 RIP

Jose Fernandez, one of baseball's brightest stars, dies in boating accident aged 24

Marlins pitcher was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach.

As it happened: Cork v Dublin, All-Ireland ladies senior football final

Can Cork complete six-in-a-row or can Dublin stop them?

Jurgen Klopp to join Jamie Carragher on tomorrow's Monday Night Football MNF

Jurgen Klopp to join Jamie Carragher on tomorrow's Monday Night Football

The Liverpool manager will provide football fans with his unique insights on the game.

Longford hit 4 goals and recover from 9 point deficit to win All-Ireland title against Antrim

A first title since 1997 for Longford at Croke Park today.

Rassie Erasmus hopeful injury suffered to Jack O’Donoghue not as bad as first feared

The flanker was stretchered off in yesterday’s win over Edinburgh.

Reigning Kilkenny senior champions banish relegation fears and reach quarter-finals

Clara, who have contested the last three finals, won their relegation semi-final yesterday.

'If I start listening to people then I'll lose focus on the job': Lam brushes off talk of Connacht crisis

The defending champions are still without a point after three games this season.

'He is a good coach but his personality is s***' - the war of words at Man City continues

Manchester City need to instruct Pep Guardiola not to treat Yaya Toure badly because he is part of the club’s “family”, his agent says.

Damien Duff was one of the 9000 pounding the pavement in yesterday's Dublin half marathon

The 37-year-old came in under the two-hour mark.

Overlooked by O'Neill, Cillian Sheridan was on target again in Cyprus this weekend

It’s now four goals in his last three games for the former Celtic striker.

Sinéad Aherne – ‘It was a harder one for them to take on the day, to not get over the line’

The Dubs’ freetaker will be hoping to help her side past Cork at HQ today.

Rieko Ioane wins hat-trick battle in 82-point thriller NZ This post contains videos

Rieko Ioane wins hat-trick battle in 82-point thriller

Ioane’s breaks gave Auckland the edge as Joe Tupe scored a treble of his own for Bay of Plenty.

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage TUE

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage

Five-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins insists his use of TUEs was to put him back on a “level playing field”.

Brendan Rodgers hails Raheem Sterling's return to form, insists he never fell out with City star

“He is back to where he was at with me,” says the Celtic boss.

After helping a city rebuild, Steve Gleason had his own life fall apart

It’s the 10th anniversary of his famous blocked punt for the New Orleans Saints.

John Stones benefited from Moyes' Everton exit, says Shane Duffy

The Brighton and Ireland centre back feels Roberto Martinez was the best thing that could have happened Stones.

Cyborg taken to 2nd round, and punishes Lansberg for hanging on that long

The Brazilian left Sweden’s Lina Lansberg bloodied as she won the main event in Brasilia last night.

Ronaldo at 40, a memory of a great QB and the week's best sportswriting

Plus the cautionary tale of Robert Swift:’a millionaire at 18 and junkie at 27′.

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance

The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important Opinion

Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important

There is a long history of athletes taking a stand for justice, writes Julien Mercille.

One of Irish football's most promising youngsters on studying finance and trials with Celtic Potential This post contains videos

One of Irish football's most promising youngsters on studying finance and trials with Celtic

St Patrick’s Athletic teenager Darragh Markey chats to The42 about life on and off the pitch.

From TheJournal.ie Ladies football and camogie finals to be added to free-to-air list Viewin' In The Free World

Ladies football and camogie finals to be added to free-to-air list

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says the two finals are “events of major importance to Irish society”.

Saturday 24 September, 2016

Ranieri wants answers from Leicester players after Old Trafford thrashing

Leicester City’s inability to play as a cohesive unit at Manchester United enraged the Italian.

Unused sub Moreno the unlikely subject of Klopp's praise after hammering Hull

The German said he was in ‘the wrong mood’ to discuss Mamadou Sakho’s outburst.

McIlroy steers clear of bogey trouble to stay in contention for Tour Championship windfall

Dustin Johnson and Kevin Chappell still share the lead going in to the final day.

Sligo Rovers frustrate Rebels in Showgrounds stalemate

Karl Sheppard went close with a long distance effort and cleared one off the line at his own end.

Williams piles woe on Connacht as defending champs stay rooted to foot of Pro12 table

Niyi Adeolokun had given Pat Lam’s men a first-half lead in Wales.

Maro Itoje's incredible 16-month, 31-game winning run finally came to an end today

Saracens and England’s one-man engine room finally ran low on diesel.

Ex-Man United favourite nets superb Bundesliga hat-trick including injury-time winner Chicharito This post contains videos

Ex-Man United favourite nets superb Bundesliga hat-trick including injury-time winner

Javier Hernandez has been excellent for Bayer Leverkusen since joining the club last year.

A happy anniversary for Arsene Wenger as Arsenal take advantage of calamitous Chelsea

First-half goals from Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil made the difference.

Lansdowne power top of the table and all the rest of the weekend's UBL action

Young Munster produced an impressive display with a little help from a raucous crowd in Cork.

As it happened: Arsenal v Chelsea, Premier League

The Gunners conjured a rampant display against Antonio Conte’s side.

No Messi, no problem as rampant Barcelona thrash Sporting Gijon

Sporting Gijon were unable to halt a rampant Barcelona in the 5-0 loss, despite Luis Enrique’s team being without Lionel Messi.

Murray sniffs out two tries to help Munster claim bonus point win over Edinburgh

Conor Oliver and Dave O’Callaghan also crossed the whitewash as Rassie Erasmus’ men produced a commanding display.

Stoke drop Given but concede late equaliser to WBA as Palace comeback to haunt Sunderland

Plus, a first league defeat of the season for Everton.

Goal machine Aguero at the double as Guardiola maintains perfect start

Sergio Aguero scored twice on his return from a domestic suspension to continue Manchester City’s perfect start to the season at Swansea.