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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 15 October, 2018

Friday 12 October, 2018

Ulster boosted by return of injured quartet for clash with Geordan Murphy's Tigers

Murphy, Moore, Addison and Gilroy are all fit for Saturday’s Pool 4 opener at Kingspan Stadium.

Williams starts as Goggin gets the nod for Munster's Champions Cup opener

Johann van Graan makes four changes for Saturday’s trip to Exeter Chiefs.

Klopp warns Liverpool 'second is nothing' in Premier League title fight

The Reds are determined to end their long wait for major silverware this season, with their manager chasing down domestic and European honours.

Wentz back in business as Eagles dominate Giants 34-13 NFL

Wentz back in business as Eagles dominate Giants 34-13

The Super Bowl champions improved to 3-3 and moved to the top of the wide-open division.

‘Courtois got injured at Stamford Bridge and there was a chance of coming on. I was crapping myself on the bench’

Sligo Rovers goalkeeper Mitchell Beeney discusses his time at Chelsea and why he chose to move to Ireland.

'I see my name linked. I have a county final to concentrate on' - Daly on Dublin hurling job

Anthony Daly says he is fully focused on Kilmacud Crokes’ upcoming county final against Ballyboden St Enda’s.

'We're just one of the teams chasing it again': Leinster hit reset in back-to-back bid

Leo Cullen’s side begin their Heineken Champions Cup campaign against Wasps at the RDS tonight.

'The manager makes me feel like a better player than I actually am'

Callum O’Dowda is in line to win his 13th senior cap for Ireland in tomorrow night’s game against Denmark.

Glamour aplenty in the Challenge Cup, but Connacht best served pushing hard in Pro14

The 2016 Pro12 champions sorely needed the Challenge Cup last season. With renewed confidence this time around, they are well equipped to compete for a top-three place in their conference.

'A fear of sitting in front of the TV every evening - it frightened me!': Maughan on his inter-county return

John Maughan has confirmed his backroom team as Offaly gear up for the 2019 campaign.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

Mbappe inspires France comeback to clinch draw against Iceland

The World Champions rallied from two goals down with Mbappe leading the way after coming on as a substitute.

Salah avoids prosecution for allegedly using mobile phone while driving

Merseyside Police have confirmed they have insufficient evidence to prosecute the Liverpool star.

Wales suffer crushing defeat to Spain ahead of Nations League clash with Ireland

The Republic of Ireland will host Wales at the Aviva Stadium next Tuesday.

Offaly begin life in Joe McDonagh Cup with home tie against neighbours Laois

The Joe McDonagh Cup is heading for its second season.

Here's the draw for the 2019 All-Ireland senior football championship

Tyrone face a long road to make the Ulster final, while the big guns in Connacht and Munster were kept apart.

'It's tough, but there's no reason why we can't win nine from nine again'

Rob Kearney sees no reason why Leinster can’t replicate their title-winning form from last season.

Defending champion Dunne makes solid start to British Masters as Fleetwood sits in three-way tie for the lead

Ireland’s Paul Dunne is just three shots off the lead as Tommy Fleetwood continues his impressive form

'Your adrenaline is running. I wanted to stand up. That's the worst thing I could have done'

Jake Hyland on a night of euphoria for his team amid personal pain.

Sopoaga, Ntamack, Zebo: Players to watch out for in the Champions Cup

We’ve picked out some big summer signings and younger players to keep an eye on.

Fenton welcomes 'positive' experimental rules to 'try to improve the game as a spectacle'

The four-time All-Ireland winning midfielder is interested to see them in action.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Denmark?

Manager Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make ahead of Saturday’s Nations League clash.

Saunders 'vacates' world title after being refused Massachusetts licence due to doping violation

The WBO president has recommended Saunders receive a six-month suspension for his transgression.

Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations

The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’

Dublin City Council announce plans for 6,000-seater stadium at Dalymount Park

The venue will also house community facilities, a library and museum.

'I know I'll go back to coaching when the timing is right, but it's not now'

Former Leinster captain Isa Nacewa was a guest on the second episode of the Heineken Rugby Weekly.

Welsh snooker player Jones suspended over match-fixing allegations

World snooker’s governing body believes Jamie Jones has “a case to answer”.

Ireland U21s lose out to Israel after Man United keeper's mistake Beaten This post contains videos

Ireland U21s lose out to Israel after Man United keeper's mistake

The Boys in Green saw their slim chances of qualifying for the European Championships ended after today’s result in Akko.

Two on the bounce! Ireland's Bennett holds onto Tour lead after bagging another stage win in Turkey

Sam Bennett enjoyed four stage wins at the Tour of Turkey last year.

Henry favourite for Monaco job as manager Jardim is sacked

The Arsenal legend is frontrunner to return to his old club, who are struggling in Ligue 1.

Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed

Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.

Connacht reward second row Thornbury with new two-year contract

The 24-year-old is in his second season with the western province.

Bleyendaal set for return from neck injury in Munster A clash with Leinster

The former Crusader is on the bench for tomorrow’s meeting in Donnybrook.

'It was a shock and we were very disappointed, but we understand where Pat is coming from'

Dublin hurling captain Chris Crummey was as surprised as anyone after Gilroy’s sudden departure.

'It was tough. It took a long time. It's only now I can move on'

Lifting the All-Ireland title helped Limerick captain Declan Hannon finally lay the ghosts of 2013 to rest.

'There are a lot of guys disappointed': Cullen's Leinster fully locked and loaded

Rhys Ruddock and Fergus McFadden among the players to miss out on selection for Heineken Champions Cup opener against Wasps.

Wexford appoint new manager following difficult 2018 campaign

Brian O’Sullivan will be assisted by former player David Breen, who has been named first-team coach.

Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026

Fifa is aiming for 60 million women footballers worldwide, while professionalising clubs and national leagues.

Leinster deploy both Leavy and JVDF as they open Champions Cup defence against Wasps

Leo Cullen’s had close to a full-strength squad to choose from for the RDS curtain-raiser.

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight The Spy Who Loved Me This post contains videos

Putin sympathises with UFC champion Nurmagomedov over brawl after McGregor fight

The Russian president met with the undefeated fighter and congratulated him on his victory at UFC 229.

Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94 RIP

Former Aston Villa owner Doug Ellis dies aged 94

The former Villa chairman enjoyed two stints in charge of the club.