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Saturday 13 January, 2018

From 'what is this sport?' to starting for Ireland at the World Championships in 18 months

Between international softball, county camogie, provincial rugby and her Leaving Cert year, Maeve Óg O’Leary leads a busy life.

‘The one thing I’ll always say is he was a great man’

Some of the players who worked with him remember the late Dundalk and Ireland underage coach Seán McCaffrey.

'An injury can make liars out of us': Cullen coy on O'Brien's return date

The Leinster head coach said he had to make a ‘few tough calls’ this week despite the loss of O’Brien and Garry Ringrose for Glasgow.

Lavishly-talented La Rochelle the tallest of orders for Ulster

Ulster must plough every last drop of effort and will to take over top spot in their Champions Cup pool.

Will rest result in rust and your Saturday Divisional Round preview NFL

Will rest result in rust and your Saturday Divisional Round preview

The defending champions are back in action after a week off.

Friday 12 January, 2018

Soon-to-be Munster second row Tadhg Beirne shines in Scarlets win Hot Stepper This post contains videos

Soon-to-be Munster second row Tadhg Beirne shines in Scarlets win

Some sumptuous footwork, an impressive try and the Man of the Match award – not a bad night’s work.

Galway United capture signature of young Irish goalkeeper from Huddersfield Town

Tadhg Ryan has made the move back to home soil in search of first-team football.

Dramatic finish in Castlebar sees 12-man Galway edge Mayo for second win of 2018

The Tribesmen came out on top by one point in the FBD League.

More success for double-winners as Cork City duo scoop SWAI gongs

Manager John Caulfield was named SWAI Personality of the Year while Mark McNulty won the Goalkeeper of the Year award.

'I'm here to prove people wrong' - Ireland U21 star on the move after 8 years at QPR

Reece Grego-Cox has signed for Woking Football Club.

'It’s like a car racing game. No one ever picks the view when you're in the car'

Ian Keatley talks about how Munster’s mindset has helped their attacking kicking game.

Deontay Wilder will defend his WBC World heavyweight title versus Luis Ortiz in March

Luis Ortiz will get his chance to take Deontay Wilder’s WBC belt on 3 March.

'At least Joe is trying to clear a ruck, albeit illegally': Quins chief hits out at Marler ban

Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston believes teams will target Joe Marler due to his poor disciplinary record.

Women attend football match for first time ever in Saudi Arabia

It was a historic day in the Middle Eastern country, as females were permitted to take in a Saudi Pro League game.

Mourinho admits 'contempt' for Conte but moves to end ongoing feud

Jose Mourinho attempted to cool his feud with Antonio Conte in typical fashion.

Huge Dublin derby rematch moves closer as Carroll agrees to 'fling Geraghty a bone'

The rematch Irish boxing fans have been calling for since 2014 is tentatively scheduled to take place on Katie Taylor’s Dublin undercard.

Cork Con's drive for six continues as Bateman Cup reaches semi-final stage

Division 1A giants Lansdowne and holders Cork Constitution are in action on Saturday.

'The two most exciting sides' set to meet and more Premier League talking points

Man City take on Liverpool in this weekend’s standout clash.

Young Bohs defender completes move to Brighton for undisclosed fee

Warren O’Hora is moving to the Amex Stadium after impressing during a trial.

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'I'm hearing the amount is around £20m': Conte not interested in Sanchez despite bargain

Sanchez’s next move remains the subject of huge debate, but it won’t be to Chelsea says Antonio Conte.

Highly-rated Irish midfielder secures loan move to Championship club

Harry Charsley could make his Bolton debut at Brentford tomorrow.

'I wouldn't understand if there’s one rule for others and another for me': Zebo still hopes for Six Nations place

Simon Zebo’s present and future collide in Paris on Sunday as Munster travel to Racing 92.

Kildare's Hogan confirmed to fight English rival in final step towards world title shot

Victory for the Kilcullen man will set him up for a title shot versus the winner of Sadam Ali and Liam Smith.

Eir Sport wins Pro14 TV rights for next season after outbidding Sky

The deal is part of eir’s major move to become a market leader in the rugby sphere.

'He has no boundaries in the way he thinks': Nacewa excited to take on Europe with Larmour

The veteran Leinster skipper says team-mates feed off the 20-year-old’s positive approach.

How the US could become the Dublin GAA of the soccer world

Pay-for-play’s negative impact on the sport is obvious, writes Tommy Martin.

'The biggest test of City's defence' - Liverpool still a threat despite Coutinho loss Oh Mane Mane This post contains videos

'The biggest test of City's defence' - Liverpool still a threat despite Coutinho loss

We’re joined by ESPN’s Mark Ogden and Dermot Corrigan to preview this weekend’s match between Liverpool and Manchester City.

Munster a 'French-style team' says Racing star Nyanga ahead of crunch clash

The hosts need a big win in Paris this weekend.

The ex-champion with the most knockouts in UFC history will retire this weekend

Vitor Belfort, who debuted for the UFC 21 years ago, will hang up his gloves after taking on Uriah Hall.

Man City and Man Utd not in Alexis Sanchez bidding war, Wenger claims

The Gunners boss said there is nothing “concrete” to report over the future of the’ star attacker.

Man United and Arsenal target Napoli star, Sturridge valued at £30m and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, could Javier Hernandez be set for a shock return to the Red Devils?

Unified Korean ice hockey team proposed for Winter Olympics

For the first time, South Korea and North Korea could field a unified team at a multi-sport competition.

Aki's back as Connacht close in on Challenge Cup quarter-finals

He’s one of three Irish internationals returning for Kieran Keane’s men.

Sean O'Brien a doubt for Six Nations following hip operation

The Leinster flanker has suffered a setback in his comeback from the injury.

Lowe and Larmour set for first European starts as Cullen names Leinster team for Glasgow

Isa Nacewa also returns from injury to captain Leinster in their round five clash at the RDS.

Henderson at lock as Ulster grit their teeth for make-or-break clash with La Rochelle

Wiehahn Herbst was a late withdrawal from the squad, so Ross Kane has been drafted in from A duty to take a place among the replacements.

Everton in talks to sign 'goalscoring threat' Theo Walcott

The Arsenal midfielder has made just 15 appearances this season

Cloete and Holland return as Munster name strong side for Racing

Simon Zebo starts at fullback against his future employers.

Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?

It has been confirmed that the manager will attend the annual Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland banquet tonight.