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Yesterday’s News

'Pogba is a great player, but he still has to be consistent for years like Gerrard was' - Benitez

The former Liverpool manager believes the Frenchman needs to be consistent over a prolonged period of time to stand alongside the modern greats.

Tom Brady tears Oakland to shreds in Mexico, while Eagles power past Cowboys

It was a day of blowouts in the NFL, with the New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens among the winners.

Lonzo Ball records second triple-double to join Magic Johnson in the record books

Elsewhere in the NBA, Steph Curry scored a season-high 39 points and David Lee announced his retirement.

'It's actually crazy when you think of where we were' - the rise of Na Piarsaigh

Manager Shane O’Neill knows well how far the Limerick club have journeyed.

'That pass I threw probably ruined the try I scored, it dampens my performance'

Dave Kearney marked his return to the international stage with a try, but a costly error stained his ledger.

Ex-Clare boss Maughan savours Connacht club success as much as 1992 Munster glory

It was a memorable day for Lahardane yesterday.

Schmidt braced for battle with 'frustrated' foe Argentina

The head coach says the 2015 World Cup quarter-final defeat won’t play a part in Ireland’s motivation this week, but he will have to look back to the clash.

Sunday 19 November, 2017

Pogba, Arsenal and Moyes - 5 things we learned from the Premier League weekend

Plus, how significant is the loss of John Stones for Man City?

Finn Russell to leave Glasgow after accepting 'lucrative opportunity' from abroad

The Scottish out-half is reported to be joining Racing 92.

Record-breaking Valencia maintain Barca chase ahead of top-of-the-table clash

Just four points separate the top two sides in Spain.

UL Bohs showed just why they're the defending AIL champions today

Here’s what happened in the Women’s AIL earlier.

Watch: Irish striker Doyle conjured a moment of magic in League One over the weekend What A Hit Son This post contains videos

Watch: Irish striker Doyle conjured a moment of magic in League One over the weekend

It’s now 11 league goals in 12 games this term for the Dubliner.

Misery for Moyes on 500th Premier League outing as Hammers fall to Watford

Watford ended a three-match losing run with the comfortable dispatch of West Ham in David Moyes’ first game in the dugout for the visitors.

Juventus lose further ground in Serie A title race after shock defeat

There were five second-half goals as the champions suffered a second defeat of the season at the hands of Sampdoria.

Cavan Gaels set-up Slaughtneil showdown after 7-goal classic in Clones

Elsewhere, John Maughan led Lahardane MacHales to the Connacht junior title.

Leinster's Champions Cup opponents capitalise on Saracens defeat to top Premiership

The Premiership has a new leader after Exeter Chiefs beat Harlequins earlier.

Pogba: I'd leave my boots and stop playing if Man United couldn’t win the league

The midfielder returned to a Red Devils side that trails Man City by eight points, however he does not believe the title chase is over.

Cork's Kanturk keep brilliant 2017 winning run going with Munster hurling final success

Clare’s Kilmaley were edged out by a single point at the Gaelic Grounds.

Back with a bang! Faugheen makes a brilliant return at Punchestown

The Willie Mullins’ star was a convincing winner of the Morgiana Hurdle this afternoon.

Brilliant Cora Staunton inspires Carnacon to first All-Ireland final in four years

The Mayo and Connacht champions saw off first-time Ulster champions St Macartan’s.

Former Kerry captain Sheehan calls time on glittering inter-county career

The 32-year-old helped the Kingdom to five All-Ireland titles and nine Munster crowns.

'I'm chuffed with that': Shane Lowry pleased with brilliant final round in Dubai

Lowry shot a stunning final round 63 on Sunday to end the week on a high.

Champs again! Na Piarsaigh the kings of Munster as they lift fourth senior crown

Slaughtneil await in the All-Ireland semi-final.

Con O'Callaghan stars with 1-3 as Cuala make it back to 3rd successive Leinster final

St Martin’s finished with 13 men in Parnell Park.

Chris Coleman the man tasked with digging Sunderland out of an almighty hole

The former Wales boss has been confirmed as the Championship club’s new manager.

Aidan Harte leads Gort to another Galway hurling decider in tight replay

Beaten finalists Gort in 2016, Gort advanced to another Galway senior hurling championship decider.

Mourinho: Manchester United lacked balance with attacking line-up

Man United were comfortable 4-1 winners against Newcastle, but boss Jose Mourinho highlighted some issues with his side.

As it happened: Ballygunner v Na Piarsaigh, Cuala v St Martin's, Sunday club GAA match tracker

The Munster club hurling final and Leinster club hurling semi-finals are all down for decision today.

Stunning season sees Sean Maguire named PFAI Player of the Year for 2017

The Preston striker scored 26 goals in all competitions as Cork City claimed a first ever double in the club’s history.

'I'd love him to play 10 more often, it would help his development': The Carbery dilemma 10

'I'd love him to play 10 more often, it would help his development': The Carbery dilemma

Joe Schmidt says Carbery playing at full-back for Leinster ‘is an unfortunate situation’ for Ireland.

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold? Absent Friend This post contains videos

Is it time for Irish football to invite Brian Kerr in from the cold?

There have been calls for the FAI to use the former manager’s expertise, more than 10 years after he parted ways with the association.

Ruby Walsh does not require surgery after breaking his leg in a fall

The champion jockey suffered the fall in Punchestown over the weekend.

'I want to spend my whole career at Tottenham': Kane downplays Madrid rumours

The 24-year-old striker has attracted attention from the European champions in recent times.

Kyrie on fire as Celtics win 15th straight, while Curry leads Warriors fightback against 76ers

The Boston Celtics maintained their unbeaten run with a 110-99 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.

'You’re not borrowing this jersey for 80 minutes. You’ve got to think 'this is my jersey now''

Jack Conan admits it wasn’t a vintage performance, but the experience gained from a hard-fought win over Fiji will be hugely beneficial going forward.

That's as good as I've seen Arsenal:' Gary Neville heaps praise on old rival club

Arsenal defeated their city rivals Tottenham on Saturday.

Buffon's tears, Swedish chefs and Bundee's debut - it's the sporting tweets of the week

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