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Yesterday’s News

France wing Yoann Huget might be in major trouble for this stamp

The video evidence doesn’t look good for the Toulouse wide man.

Is Britain’s Amir Khan set to be Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent?

“There are bigger fights out there for me,” the boxer says.

Rory McIlroy had an absolute nightmare at the Irish Open

Michael Hoey and Graeme McDowell are the best of the Irish on day one.

UFC legend demonstrates how to stop Conor McGregor from stealing your belt Expert This post contains videos

UFC legend demonstrates how to stop Conor McGregor from stealing your belt

Bas Rutten shows Jose Aldo how it’s done.

‘I am still cringing about it’ – Joe Brolly on those comments about Marty Morrissey

Brolly has addressed the issue in his weekly Gaelic Life column.

There was good and bad news for two Irish internationals at Hull today

Liam Rosenior, Yannick Sagbo, Maynor Figueroa, Steve Harper and Joe Dudgeon are among those released.

‘I want to show my kids that Dad still is a great player as opposed to used to be’

Can G-Mac lift the dark clouds over his season at this week’s Irish Open?

‘Mario Balotelli to stay at Liverpool’

Despite a difficult season, the agent of the Italian international says the player will stay at the club.

What would a Pro12 title mean for Anthony Foley’s Munster?

It’s four years since Munster last claimed silverware, and it’s time for their young stars to make their mark.

Massive blow for Laois as hurling boss Cheddar Plunkett resigns

Ger Cunningham is the new interim manager.

‘World Cup of fraud’ – Today’s front pages haven’t held back on the latest Fifa storm

The notoriously hard-hitting British media have had their say, and unsurprisingly, they are largely unimpressed.

RTÉ received 20 official complaints after Joe Brolly’s ‘ugly’ comments

We asked Montrose about the calls they took since Sunday.

Gopperth plans to go out in style after ‘tough’ last months with Leinster

The Kiwi out-half will line up against his Leinster friends with the Barbarians this evening.

A dozen McDonald points gets Wexford’s Leinster three-in-a-row bid off to great start against Kildare

The sides clashed at St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge tonight.

‘No love is wrong!’ – Check out this brilliant League of Ireland video

The promo uses clever allusions to the recent same-sex marriage referendum.

Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals

Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.

A good night for the Offaly and Carlow U21 hurlers in their opening Leinster ties

The sides clash in Tullamore on Wednesday night.

From TheJournal.ie Pressure piles on Fifa as sponsors threaten to pull out Corruption

Pressure piles on Fifa as sponsors threaten to pull out

Coca-Cola, Adidas, McDonald’s and Visa have all told Fifa to clean up its act.

Australian import Smith looks to end Munster stint with Pro12 title

The former Brumbies midfielder says adapting to European rugby took some time.

‘I won’t be surprised if Bernard Jackman gets the Leinster job’

Gio Aplon talks about life under the former Ireland hooker at Top 14 outfit Grenoble.

‘The Jack Grealish situation doesn’t sit well with me’ – Alan McLoughlin

“It’s opportunistic and I doubt he’ll make a huge impression playing for England.”

Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond

The All Blacks wing scored a try in the closing minutes to deny Munster another famous win.

Wednesday 27 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA? FIFA

Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?

Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?

Two Bacca strikes help Sevilla claim back-to-back Europa League titles

The Colombian forward scored a double as the Spaniards saw off Dnipro.

Hartley handed 4-week ban for headbutt, misses England’s opening World Cup game

The Northampton Saints hooker has pleaded guilty to striking Jamie George of Saracens.

Want to represent Ireland at the Tag Rugby World Cup? Here’s how…

Three representatives of the sport chat to The42 about getting involved.

Roddy Collins is managing one of tonight’s Europa League finalists?

Waterford United may not be too happy about this development.

After his two-year injury hell Galway’s hurling captain has a different outlook

David Collins isn’t lacking enthusiasm for Sunday’s clash with Dublin.

Schmidt: It’s great to have Chris Henry back

Schmidt has been monitoring the player’s comeback.

Video: Limerick’s Cian Lynch produced this brilliant bag of tricks against Clare

The teenager starred against Clare last Sunday.

Leinster starlet Ross Byrne ruled out of Under 20 World Championship with a back injury

Munster’s Tomás Quinlan has been called up in his place.

Uefa calls for Fifa’s presidential election to be postponed but Blatter still standing firm

European football’s governing body says today’s events are evidence that corruption is ‘deeply rooted’ in Fifa’s culture.

Will Smith is (almost definitely) wearing a Sergio Aguero t-shirt underneath that jacket

The Manchester City striker bumped into ‘Big Willie’ in Toronto today.

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John Delaney: ‘It seems like something out of a mafia movie’

Blatter ‘lives in a cocoon, not the real world’.

Analysis: Munster must target Ryan Grant to get the edge in scrum battle

Munster’s tightheads will be key players on Saturday

‘This one hurts the most’ – Pienaar on Ulster’s latest play-off upset

The South Africa international admits to some bitterness at the late penalty decision in the defeat to Glasgow.