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# preview - Yesterday’s News

'I think we're up to the challenge': Leinster ready for toughest test of the season

The eastern province go head-to-head with a powerful Montpellier outfit later.

# preview - Friday 21 October, 2016

Wenger talks up Arsenal's title credentials

Arsenal have lost only once in the past seven months and Arsene Wenger has challenged them to prove their mettle as potential champions.

# preview - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Dundalk physios 'working over-time' as Russian giants arrive for sold-out European clash

Zenit St Petersburg visit Tallaght Stadium tonight in another David v Goliath match-up for the Lilywhites.

All you need to know about Dundalk's opponents tonight

Zenit finished third in the 2015-16 campaign, gaining an automatic spot in the Europa League group stage as a result.

# preview - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Savea, Cruden and Fekitoa return for history-chasing All Blacks

Steve Hansen makes three changes for Saturday’s game in Auckland.

Mourinho issues warning to £30million man Mkhitaryan

The Armenian international has so far struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford.

# preview - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'It’s hard to know if the Pro12 has been preparing us' - Leinster turn to Europe

The province go into today’s clash full of confidence but also fully aware that there needs to be a big improvement this season.

Are Liverpool and United serious title contenders plus more Premier League talking points

In addition, can Everton heap more misery on Claudio Bravo?

Lam confident in Connacht's attack as Toulouse thunder into Galway

The French heavyweights are in town for this evening’s Champions Cup clash.

# preview - Friday 14 October, 2016

Rooney still world class, says Klopp

The Liverpool manager is in no doubt over the quality of Wayne Rooney as Liverpool prepare to host Manchester United.

# preview - Thursday 13 October, 2016

'Ferguson used to say that this is not just a game, it's a challenge'

Nani has recalled the passion and intensity of clashes between Liverpool and Manchester United.

# preview - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Cork out to end Dundalk's dominance as Premier Division title rivals clash tonight

The country’s top two clubs are separated by a single point heading into tonight’s showdown at Oriel Park.

# preview - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Madison Square Garden features heavily in epic McGregor-Alvarez UFC 205 promo

McGregor takes on Eddie Alvarez on November 12.

# preview - Friday 7 October, 2016

Lessons from a winter of discontent pushed Connacht back on path to their peak

Pat Lam is plotting Ulster’s downfall tonight, but he says there’s no point in comparing Connacht’s form now with how they looked in May.

# preview - Thursday 6 October, 2016

McGeady, Hendrick...? Ireland may need another moment of magic to unlock Georgia

Tonight’s World Cup qualifier opponents proved tough to break down in the last campaign.

# preview - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Rooney: I got slaughtered over Allardyce claims

Allardyce’s claim that Rooney plays where he likes for England “couldn’t be further from the truth”, says the Manchester United star.

Ireland will be facing Spain's conquerors on Thursday Assessing The Opposition This post contains videos

Ireland will be facing Spain's conquerors on Thursday

The Georgian team have shown signs of improvement since their last meetings with Ireland.

# preview - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Willian and Costa get Conte back to winning ways

Chelsea won in the Premier League for the first time since August at Hull City, who are now without a top-flight win in five attempts.

Mourinho says he needs more time to understand his Man United players

There are “always surprises behind the door” during your first months at a new club, according to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

# preview - Friday 30 September, 2016

Lansdowne look for 3rd win on the trot, Cookies welcome 'Tarf and all your UBL previews

Meanwhile, Shannon, Dolphin and UCC will hope to claim their first wins of the season in division 1b.

# preview - Thursday 29 September, 2016

The great firing of London likely as the NFL goes international in week 4

The Dolphins and Bengals get all the action under way this evening.

# preview - Monday 26 September, 2016

Ryder Cup 2016: Revenge-hungry USA out to end Europe's winning streak at Hazeltine

This year’s edition has all the ingredients to be a thrilling showdown.

# preview - Friday 23 September, 2016

Lack of Manchester United game-time 'frustrating' for Rashford

Jose Mourinho has only started Marcus Rashford once in the Premier League this season – a situation the striker is determined to change.

Pochettino backs Janssen to fill void for Spurs as Kane's remarkable run comes to an end

Tottenham must ease the burden on Vincent Janssen to fill Harry Kane’s goalscoring boots, says Mauricio Pochettino.

Wenger brushes off book claim that Mourinho wanted to 'break his face'

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wished to be “constructive” not “destructive” after claims Jose Mourinho had violent intentions towards him.

# preview - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Big tests for rookie quarterbacks in week 3 of the NFL

There’ll be at least one team losing their 100% record this weekend.

# preview - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Sunderland defender was a late withdrawal from Tottenham clash due to results of cardiology test

The FA told David Moyes of Patrick van Aanholt’s test results just 30 minutes before kick-off.

# preview - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Mourinho defends Pogba start - 'World record fee not a big deal'

After impressing on his debut against Southampton last month, the France international came under fire for recent disappointing displays.

Promising Kelleher back for Connacht as Lam shuffles the deck

The western province are looking for their first win of the season against Zebre this evening.

Paralympic Breakfast: Dunlevy and McCrystal hoping to end Paralympics on a high

In addition, 14-year-old Nicole Turner competes in the Swimming S6 100m Free Heats this afternoon.

Murray's return a boost with Munster eager to rebound from Cork defeat

Keith Earls is at 13 in an exciting backline, while Munster have picked a muscular pack for the Dragons.

# preview - Friday 16 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: Cycling medalists back for another shot at glory

Eoghan Clifford will be hoping for a third medal at this year’s Games.

Backline brimming with quality, Ulster aim for third consecutive Pro12 win

Les Kiss’ men welcome the Scarlets to Kingspan Stadium this evening.

Leinster keen to continue attacking progress as Gibson-Park directs

Leo Cullen has called on some experienced reinforcements for the clash with Edinburgh.

# preview - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Dundalk no longer an unknown quantity as they embark on Europa League adventure

The Louth club are away to AZ Alkmaar this evening and manager Stephen Kenny wants to prove those not giving them a chance wrong.

# preview - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal Preview This post contains videos

Paralympic Breakfast: All eyes on Ireland's Michael McKillop as he aims for 4th gold medal

Meanwhile, Ellen Keane is among the other athletes due to represent Team Ireland today.

# preview - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Connacht will trust their 2-4-2 after getting international injection

Tiernan O’Halloran and Kieran Marmion start against the Ospreys this evening.

Paralympic Breakfast: 1500m final for Greta Streimikyte and the footballers take on Brazil

There’s another busy day ahead for Team Ireland in Rio.

# preview - Friday 9 September, 2016

Keatley looks to control Munster as Stander makes provincial return

Rassie Erasmus will hope to see more of, and more from, Munster’s attacking this evening.

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth going for gold, Irish compete in cycling and table tennis

Seven more members of Team Ireland are flying the flag in Rio today.

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