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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 27 July, 2016


# preview - Yesterday’s News

Dundalk get another crack at BATE in the Champions League tonight

Stephen Kenny’s side are in Belarus to take on the club that knocked them out of the competition a year ago.

# preview - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Open preview: DJ in best shape of golf's elite to reign at Royal Troon

Six Irish golfers are teeing it up in Scotland today.

# preview - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

I'm 61 and Sanches is 18 - Portugal coach slams age slur

Guy Roux’s accusations that the Portugal teenager is older than his official age were swiftly dismissed.

# preview - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Galway motivation, emerging Jonjo Farrell — Leinster hurling final talking points

Galway attempt to stop Kilkenny’s bid for a third Bob O’Keeffe Cup in-a-row.

# preview - Friday 1 July, 2016

Who are the 5 favourites for this year's Tour de France?

From Froome to Aru, we look at the men most likely

# preview - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Milik putting Ronaldo worship to one side for 90 minutes

Arkadiusz Milik will try not to be overawed by facing hero Cristiano Ronaldo in their quarter-final tonight.

# preview - Monday 27 June, 2016

Iceland hero Sigurdsson: 'England thought it would be a walk in the park'

Ragnar Sigurdsson feels England underestimated Iceland and expected an easy evening in Nice.

# preview - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Dublin seeking another double-digits win, Kildare's acid test — Leinster last four talking points

Dublin-Meath and Kildare-Westmeath are on the agenda as the Leinster SFC heats up.

# preview - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Lloris tempers talk of Ireland revenge mission

The Boys in Green will not be focused on revenge for their World Cup play-off loss when they face France at Euro 2016, says Hugo Lloris.

Wimbledon 2016: Defending champions in contrasting positions

The men’s world number one has never been more dominant, but Serena Williams will hold no grand slam titles if she is beaten at Wimbledon.

# preview - Friday 24 June, 2016

Morata deserves more than being a Madrid bargaining chip - Chiellini

The former Juve team-mates will be in opposition this weekend.

Icelandic chihuahua prepares to chase the England rhino

Elmar Bjarnason has revealed Iceland’s unusual source of motivation ahead of their clash with England.

# preview - Thursday 23 June, 2016

'It shows what you can do when you're not playing for yourself' - Iceland midfielder's dig at Ronaldo

The minnows finished ahead of Portugal in Group F.

# preview - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

O'Neill out for another big scalp but poor showing will call into question timing of new deal

Ireland’s Euro 2016 hangs in the balance and victory over Italy is vital if they are to remain in the competition past the group stages.

# preview - Monday 20 June, 2016

Listen: Hummels asked if the German defence is terrified because Will Grigg's on fire

We’re not fully convinced the German defender knows too much about Grigg, but he’s a big fan of his apparently.

# preview - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Vardy: Arsenal links will not distract me on England duty

Arsenal’s interest is of no concern to the Leicester City striker while he represents England at Euro 2016.

'I only fear God' - Magennis insists Northern Ireland can beat Germany God

'I only fear God' - Magennis insists Northern Ireland can beat Germany

The goalkeeper-turned-striker says he does not fear anybody ahead of his nation’s crucial Euro 2016 clash.

He's 1 of the top Premier League stars but Belgium give no guarantee De Bruyne will feature today

The playmaker has trained without problems following a hamstring scare, but the Red Devils boss remains cautious over his fitness

Football is not life and death - Wilmots prepares for Ireland test

The Red Devils boss is under pressure.

# preview - Monday 13 June, 2016

Let's make a mark! O'Neill fires up Ireland - but Zlatan's Sweden have other ideas

“This is what you’re playing for,” O’Neill reminds players ahead of Euro 2016 opener.

# preview - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Schmidt's biggest challenge yet is also an opportunity for Ireland

There are many fascinating elements to today’s clash with the Springboks.

# preview - Friday 10 June, 2016

Conor O'Shea aims to create best Italy team ever

Italy have the potential to create their best ever team, the side’s new Irish coach Conor O’Shea has said.

# preview - Thursday 2 June, 2016

# preview - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Leinster look to remind Connacht that they remain the Irish benchmark

Leinster look to remind Connacht that they remain the Irish benchmark

The Guinness Pro12 final in Murrayfield promises to be quite the spectacle.

# preview - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Rás gets underway at Dublin Castle to mark 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising

The annual race begins in the capital this morning.

# preview - Saturday 21 May, 2016

It's a defining championship Sunday for Tipp and Cork in Semple Stadium cauldron

Rival managers Michael Ryan and Kieran Kingston are under the spotlight ahead of Thurles tussle.

# preview - Friday 20 May, 2016

'Unsung hero' Luke Marshall typifies Ulster energy and drive

The 25-year-old has endured a rough ride since making his international debut three years ago, but he’s made himself a key component in a new position this season.

# preview - Friday 29 April, 2016

Here are the 3 races you can't afford to miss at Punchestown today

The Champion Hurdle is a hard one to call with three standout contenders.

# preview - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Connacht out to rediscover winning touch as Munster visit Galway

Pat Lam’s men have lost their two most recent games, while Munster are fighting for Europe.

# preview - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

5 things to watch at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix

The race in Shanghai takes place this weekend.

# preview - Monday 11 April, 2016

'This FA Cup tie will make or break our season' - Carrick

'This FA Cup tie will make or break our season' - Carrick

The Manchester United midfielder is desperate to secure a victory against his former club.

# preview - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Connacht meet their match in European quarter clash with Grenoble

Pat Lam’s side meet a Grenoble team that uses many similar attacking ideas.

# preview - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Will Tiger Woods' absence be felt and more Masters 2016 talking points

Plus, how will the new “Big Three” of golf fare at Augusta National in the coming days?

# preview - Saturday 2 April, 2016

‘In theory it’s not must win against Munster but it’s an important game nonetheless’

Two provinces collide at the Aviva Stadium tonight with more than bragging rights on the line.

# preview - Thursday 24 March, 2016

‘After Germany, the players feel as if they’re capable of beating anyone’

Ireland boss Martin O’Neill says his side can take heart from Leicester’s unlikely Premier League success.

# preview - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Ireland’s standards back on track as improving Scotland come to Dublin

Joe Schmidt’s side are looking for a second win in the 2016 Six Nations.

# preview - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Scott increases heat on McIlroy ahead of milestone year for ‘the King’s’ elite event

The Australian is heading into this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational on the back of two wins and a second-place finish.

# preview - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Our writers give their tips ahead of this year’s Cheltenham festival

We look forward to a big week of horse racing, which starts on Tuesday.

# preview - Saturday 12 March, 2016

‘The biggest frustration that I’m sensing is from within our own group’

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland have an ideal opportunity to build confidence against Italy this afternoon.

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