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Today’s News

'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important'

After questioning whether she’d ever play again, Niamh Briggs has bounced back from two injury-ravaged seasons to rediscover her love of rugby again, even after being overlooked for Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'

Former Wexford Youths winger Eric Molloy discusses moving to New Zealand and playing at last month’s Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final

The Athy man stayed cool is a red-hot atmosphere to keep Munster’s winning run at Thomond Park in tact.

Leinster have home quarter-final in their sights on return to Coventry

The defending champions have already qualified for the quarter-finals, but are bidding to secure a home tie in the knockout rounds.

Yesterday’s News

Darren McCurry stars as Tyrone edge Armagh in McKenna Cup final

The half-forward notched nine of Tyrone’s 16 points in tonight’s game at the Athletic Grounds.

Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A

A round-up of today’s AIL action.

Knee knock the only down side to another brilliant Tadhg Beirne performance

The lock will undergo a scan after his man-of-the-match display in Munster’s narrow win over Exeter.

Weah scores on debut as Celtic march on in Scottish Cup

Their bid for a ‘treble-treble’ remains alive after today’s win over Airdrie at Parkhead.

'Maybe they shouldn't be playing at this level' - Sarri eviscerates 'mentally weak' Chelsea players

The Blues were toothless in their efforts against Arsenal, prompting a post-match outburst from their manager.

Altior enhances supertstar reputation with 17th consecutive win at Ascot

The nine-year-old was heavy favourite heading into today’s feature race, the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase.

Snowflakes? Mourinho reveals fragile ego of mystery Man United star

The Portuguese coach was sacked by the Red Devils in December after a wretched run of results.

Cardiff make €17 million Nantes striker their club-record signing

The 28-year-old Argentine forward will be tasked with saving the Bluebirds from relegation.

Witsel winner keeps Dortmund six points clear in Bundesliga

Second-placed Bayern, the defending champions, had trimmed their rivals’ lead to three points on Friday.

Key PSG midfielder 'seriously injured' ahead of Man United clash

The French champions may have to dip into the market after Marco Verratti joined the injury list

Munster show their mettle under pressure to take quarter-final berth with win over Chiefs

Tadhg Beirne led the way as Munster found a way to beat a brilliant Exeter side.

Arsenal overcome Chelsea to leapfrog Man United and boost top-four hopes

First-half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny were enough for the Gunners to prevail.

I deserved red card, says Wolves boss

Diogo Jota’s thrilling hat-trick goal in stoppage time earned a 4-3 win over Leicester.

Solskjaer: I'll remember managing United for the rest of my life

A seventh win from seven in all competitions left the Red Devils boss beaming.

Leeds' week of controversy ends in defeat, Irish midfielder Browne claims 9th goal of the season

Goals from Sam Clucas and Joe Allen helped Stoke upset Championship leaders

Ireland international Cooney the composed catalyst in Ulster's turnaround

Iain Henderson was man of the match for Ulster on his return from a thumb injury.

Palace win a 'massive relief' for Liverpool boss Klopp

The Reds were forced to come from behind to prevail in Saturday’s seven-goal thriller.

Salah scores landmark goal as Liverpool survive scare to extend lead at top

Man City have a chance to reduce Jurgen Klopp’s side’s deficit to four points if they win at Huddersfield tomorrow

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Casemiro wonder goal helps Madrid defeat Sevilla

Los Blancos began the day 10 points adrift of leaders Barcelona

Martin O'Neill's first game back in management ends in defeat

The Derry native, a former Forest player, could not inspire a win on his return today, as the hosts were beaten 1-0 by Bristol City.

Fitzgibbon points Charleville to All-Ireland intermediate club final despite late scare

The Cork side beat Kilkenny’s Graigue-Ballycallan by two points at Semple Stadium.

Connacht face Sale rematch as Challenge Cup quarter-final line-up confirmed

Andy Friend’s side will travel to the AJ Bell Stadium on the last weekend of March.

Newcastle secure big win, Southampton's revival continues

In addition, Bournemouth beat West Ham 2-0 with goals from Callum Wilson and Josh King.

Pogba claims eighth of the season, as Man United make it 7 in a row for Solskajer

The Red Devils are now just three points behind fourth-place Chelsea.

Saracens see off Glasgow to advance to quarter-finals as top seeds

The English side will pose a serious threat to Leinster’s European crown this season.

Ulster produce rousing comeback in Leicester to claim a precious quarter-final

The northern province have reached the knock-out stages for the first time since 2014.

Carty's last-gasp intercept sends Connacht through to Challenge Cup quarter-finals

The western province came back from the dead to snatch victory over Bordeaux this afternoon.

Joe Canning's 0-13 inspires Galway to Walsh Cup victory over Wexford

The talismanic forward scored 13 points to guide the Tribesmen to a convincing victory over Davy Fitzgerald’s side.

As It Happened: Munster v Exeter, Heineken Champions Cup

All the minute-by-minute action from Munster’s Champions Cup clash with Exeter.

Thurles CBS book place in Harty Cup semi-final after victory over St John the Baptist CS

The sides shared 66 scores when they met 10 days ago.

Former Springbok Lambie retires from rugby after succession of head injuries

The 28-year-old suffered two serious collisions in the space of a year between 2016 and 2017.

Pochettino namechecks 16-year-old Irish striker as potential replacement for Harry Kane

The Spurs manager has a number of options available to replace the injured forward, including Dubliner Troy Parrott.

Tomic's father threatens 'liar' Hewitt with legal action

He also denied that he had threatened the Australian Davis Cup captain’s family.

Controversial handpass rule ditched but four others to remain under trial through league

The GAA’s Central Council met at Croke Park today to decide on the proposed Gaelic football rule changes.

'One of the games of the season' - Incredible scenes as Wolves clinch 7-goal thriller in stoppage time

A Diego Jota hat-trick inspired his side to a late victory over Leicester.

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