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Yesterday’s News

Galway's title defence gathers momentum with deserved win over Kilkenny

Donal O’Shea scored 10 points for the Tribesmen in Thurles.

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut Potential This post contains videos

Former Tipperary footballer impresses on Aussie Rules debut

Colin O’Riordan has received praise after making his first AFL appearance earlier today.

Two in two days! Ireland's Sommer Lecky wins silver at World Championships

The Finn Valley AC star finished second in the high jump final in Tampere.

As it happened: Kilkenny v Limerick, Kildare v Monaghan - Sunday GAA match tracker

It was a massive day of action in Semple Stadium and Croke Park.

O'Donovans back on the podium with World Cup gold, as Puspure claims silver

It was a good morning for Ireland in Lucerne.

Japan forward Mafi in police custody after fight with Rebels team-mate

Rugby Australia has released a statement.

'Neither of us knew if she would be coming back': Serena's husband pays emotional tribute

The 36-year-old was unable to complete a fairytale comeback yesterday, but Alexis Ohanian has spoken of his pride.

West Ham swoop for Brazil international from Lazio for club-record fee

Felipe Anderson joins the Hammers in a deal worth €37 million.

How will the 4 counties reflect after the opening day of the Super 8s?

The action in the GAA’s new format football format finally started last night.

Wrighty and Roy are best mates, Croatian firefighters and more tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

An emotional night with a relevance that went beyond the result

Ahead of Tuesday’s second leg, former Cork City chairman John O’Sullivan on the club’s Champions League tie against Legia Warsaw.

Southgate insists England have 'no illusions' after World Cup run

The England boss says this squad need to stay grounded.

Klopp backs Lovren's lofty 'best defender in the world' claim

The Croatia star’s assertion was greeted with amusement by his Liverpool boss, but he admitted that he agreed with the assessment.

Is the World Cup still the biggest prize in football?

With the Premier League among other competitions more popular than ever, has the international game lost some of its allure?

The World Cup winner who now sells swimming pools — and more of the week's best sportswriting

Some of our favourite reads from the past seven days.

Rooney makes impressive MLS debut as DC United open new stadium with win

The striker came on as a second-half substitute last night.

Samoa beat Germany to secure place in Ireland's World Cup pool

Joe Schmidt’s side will face Scotland, Japan, Russia and Samoa at next year’s tournament.

In memory of my Mother: football, family and finding comfort in the past

After his Mum passed away, Eoin O’Callaghan began to look into his grandfather’s football career in 1920s Cork.

'I realised I was finished and I didn't want to leave it go' - From Kerry stalwart to Wexford star

Bernie Breen’s inter-county career has been an interesting one to date.

'You know my preferred destination': Hazard drops Real Madrid hint

Having starred for Belgium at the World Cup, the playmaker has suggested it might be time to ‘discover something different’.

5 lessons Martin O'Neill and Ireland can take from the 2018 World Cup Fyi

5 lessons Martin O'Neill and Ireland can take from the 2018 World Cup

A number of trends have emerged from this summer’s tournament in Russia.

Saturday 14 July, 2018

France star Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d’Or – Drogba

The teenage sensation has risen to the occasion in Russia with standout performances as his country aim for their first World Cup title since 1998.

Scully's goals prove key for Dublin as they prevail against battling Donegal

53,501 in attendance at Croke Park tonight.

Everton romp to emphatic 22-0 friendly win as four different players score hat-tricks Clean Sheet This post contains videos

Everton romp to emphatic 22-0 friendly win as four different players score hat-tricks

Kevin Mirallas, Cenk Tosun, Oumar Niasse and Adeloma Lookman all scored three against ATV Irdning.

Tipperary secure smash-and-grab win while Dublin rally to beat Wexford in Enniscorthy

There were wins for Tipperary, Dublin, Cork and Waterford in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship this weekend.

Tyrone hit 4 goals past Roscommon and get off to flying start with 18-point win

Mickey Harte saw his side run out comprehensive victors in Croke Park.

Chelsea complete €65 million signing of Napoli star following appointment of Sarri

Italy international Jorginho has penned a five-year deal with the Blues, becoming Maurizio Sarri’s first signing for the club.

Dan Martin suffers crash as Dutch ace Groenewegen makes it back-to-back stage wins Tour De France This post contains videos

Dan Martin suffers crash as Dutch ace Groenewegen makes it back-to-back stage wins

Ireland’s Dan Martin suffered a worrying crash during stage eight, while Groenewegen sprinted to back-to-back stage wins.

As it happened: Dublin v Donegal, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s

The Leinster and Ulster champions met in Croke Park at 7pm.

Mayo see off resilient Derry challenge to book All-Ireland U20 football final spot

Goals from Ryan O’Donoghue and Paul Lambert saw Mayo book their place in this year’s EirGrid All-Ireland U20 football final.

Hyland bags 1-8 to send Kildare past Kerry into first ever All-Ireland U20 football final

Jack O’Connor’s Kingdom threw everything at Kildare on the closing stages but fell on the losing side.

Kerber stuns Serena's history bid in Wimbledon final as German records first ever title

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon in 22 years after defeating Serena Williams.

'It is incorrect to state that they have all left for the same apparent reasons' - Mayo boss Leahy

Peter Leahy has issued a statement about the 12 players who left his panel last week.

Clare seal first return to Croke Park since 2013 with impressive win over Davy Fitz's Wexford

Tony Kelly, John Conlon and Shane O’Donnell were on form for the Banner.

Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place

Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard saw Roberto Martinez’s side earn a comfortable win.

Westmeath score last gasp free to defeat Waterford and take huge step towards quarter-finals

Leanne Slevin kicked the all-important free for Westmeath.

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

As it happened: Roscommon v Tyrone, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s

Kevin McStay and Mickey Harte took their sides into action in Croke Park.

2-3 for Houlihan as Kerry recover from Munster final defeat to see off Tipperary

Kerry opened Group 1 of the TG4 ladies All-Ireland senior championship with victory over Tipperary in Nenagh.