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Schmidt considering changes as Ireland look to build on solid foundation

Mike Ross and Cian Healy may come into the selection mix for the France clash.

‘When you come off the pitch a bit battered and bruised, that’s always a good thing’ — Best

‘When you come off the pitch in the front five and you’re a bit battered and bruised that’s always a good thing.’

CJ Stander and the rest of The42′s Six Nations Team of the Week

There was the tightest of tight calls at number eight, while we found room for five Irishmen after the draw against Wales.

South Africa fans watched on enviously as CJ Stander made his Ireland debut

The back-row delivered a man-of-the-match performance as Ireland drew with Wales at the weekend.

Beyonce, Coldplay ‘believe in love’ at Super Bowl show

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga sang pop classics in a duet with 89-year-old Tony Bennett.

Angry Cam Newton cuts news conference short after Super Bowl loss

The Carolina Panthers quarterback was clearly not happy with certain questions.

3 reasons why the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 & 3 reasons why the Panthers lost

Defence and special teams were key factors in the Broncos’ third Super Bowl victory.

‘Valencia won’t sack Gary Neville’

The ex-Man United player is yet to taste a La Liga victory in nine matches as coach.

Tearful Peyton Manning address inspired team

The Denver Broncos quarterback brushed off questions about his possible retirement after the game.

This stunning Luka Modric goal earned Real Madrid a late win last night

Zinedine Zidane wants to see more such efforts in future from the former Tottenham man.

It’s Miller time as the Denver defence leads the Broncos to Super Bowl 50 glory NFL

It’s Miller time as the Denver defence leads the Broncos to Super Bowl 50 glory

The Denver defence completely outplayed the Carolina offence in what was a low-scoring affair.

Our 11 favourite pictures from a brilliant weekend of GAA action Say Cheese This post contains images

Our 11 favourite pictures from a brilliant weekend of GAA action

It was wet and windy this weekend.

Martin O’Neill was analysing the Super Bowl on BBC NFL

Martin O’Neill was analysing the Super Bowl on BBC

He and Roy Keane are in San Francisco for the game.

Sunday 7 February, 2016

Lowry milks the crowd as final flourish secures top-six finish

The Irish golfer shot five birdies in his last seven holes.

De Gea outstanding again and more Premier League talking points

Both Chelsea and Man United showed signs of improvement in today’s 4pm clash.

Jon Jones’ UFC return will be a rematch with Daniel Cormier at UFC 197

The former light heavyweight title holder will get a chance to win his belt back.

‘We can build on that and get better’: Positives in Irish game keeps Murray confident

A point dropped, but Ireland have won back-to-back titles with a defeat under their belts.

12 of our favourite images from a busy sporting week Through A Lens This post contains images

12 of our favourite images from a busy sporting week

We have all the shots that wowed us over the past week.

Six Nations drama, Schmidt’s hard-hitting wings and more Ireland talking points

Ireland will pick out missed chances in their draw with Wales in Dublin.

LVG did not seem best pleased with Memphis after United dropped points today

In his post-match interview with Sky Sports, the Dutch coach appeared to make a none-too-subtle reference to the winger.

‘We had the game won’: Wales leave Dublin frustrated with point dropped

Jamie Roberts said his side were ‘kicking themselves’ after failing to close the game at 13 – 16.

‘I thought CJ was superb’ – Schmidt impressed with Munster man’s debut

The Ireland head coach now faces into a six-day turnaround before the clash with France.

Rodgers: ‘Liverpool have to choose between profits and success’

Former Reds manager has some advice for the Fenway Sports Group.

Which offence has the advantage going into Super Bowl 50?

We take a closer look at Manning, Newton and the weapons that surround them.

John Terry: No communication between club and me about new contract

The club captain added that he has “made it clear” that he wanted to stay.

Earls a doubt for France, but Schmidt confident SOB and Kearney will return

Johnny Sexton was ‘sore’ after an intensely physical battle with the Welsh.

Neville: ‘The obituaries have already been written, I have been judged in six weeks’

The Valencia manager has failed to register a La Liga win from nine attempts.

James Masters joins Cork management, Staunton stars as Mayo beat Dublin

Masters and new boss Ephie Fitzgerald watched the Cork side lose out to Kerry today.

Napoli fans wear masks to show solidarity with player after racism incident

Kalidou Koulibaly was the victim of monkey chants at Lazio last week.

Late Costa strike earns Chelsea deserved draw against United

After a dire 90 minutes between these two teams earlier in the season, both sides looked far keener to impress today.

Kilkenny’s Bennettsbridge claim second All-Ireland club title in 12 months

Abbeyknockmoy of Galway were defeated by the Kilkenny club at Croke Park today.

Unbeaten Kildare are top of the table as Longford and Sligo also triumph

There were also wins for Antrim, Wicklow and Louth in Division 4.

Monaghan and Tyrone win again while Fermanagh see off 14-man Meath

Two games in Division 2 this afternoon while Monaghan prevailed against Down in Clones.

Here’s how we rated Ireland after an intense draw at home to Wales

Ireland will head back to Carton House disappointed at having to share the spoils.

AC Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper proved why he’s such a remarkable prospect today Teenage Dream This post contains videos

AC Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper proved why he’s such a remarkable prospect today

Gianluigi Donnarumma was in brilliant form for the Rossoneri once again this afternoon.

CJ Stander man of the match on barnstorming Ireland debut against Wales

The Munster back row was superb on his Test debut for Joe Schmidt’s side.

13-point lead not enough for Ireland as Wales scrap back to force a draw

It’s the first time in Championship history that the sides have shared the spoils.

Fox goal proves the winner as Tipperary hold off Clare challenge

A first league win for Liam Kearns Tipperary team.

Cork crash to 10-point defeat as impressive Donegal go top of Division 1

Goals from Odhrán MacNiallais and Martin O’Reilly spurred Donegal to victory.

Kilkenny’s Glenmore hold off Derry’s Eoghan Rua to win All-Ireland title

Two goals from Alan Murphy were key for the Kilkenny club’s victory.