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Yesterday’s News

McFarland: Henshaw decision not decisive factor in defeat to Leinster
# Splitting Opinion
# Splitting Opinion

McFarland: Henshaw decision not decisive factor in defeat to Leinster

4 hours ago 2,683 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster centre avoided a card for his tackle on Robert Baloucoune.

Torres bags hat-trick as Manchester City edge comeback win at Newcastle
# Champions
# Champions

Torres bags hat-trick as Manchester City edge comeback win at Newcastle

5 hours ago 3,527 Views 4 Comments

The newly-crowned Premier League champions came from behind twice to win 4-3.

Newly-promoted Drogheda record big win over early season pace-setters St Pat's
# Top Drogs
# Top Drogs

Newly-promoted Drogheda record big win over early season pace-setters St Pat's

5 hours ago 1,917 Views 0 Comments

Tim Clancy’s side were 3-1 winners, inflicting another blow on the Saints’ title hopes.

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat
# Strength In Depth
# Strength In Depth

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat

5 hours ago 13,460 Views 59 Comments

Tried from Jack Conan and Robbie Henshaw helped Leo Cullen’s side come from behind to win at the RDS.

Spotlight

Stolen wheels: Cyclists and their bikes are targets across Ireland

Investigations by The Journal and Noteworthy show how the pandemic has led to an increase in violent thefts and anti-social behaviour.
Hegarty and Lynch start for Limerick as several big names return for Tipperary
# Team News
# Team News

Hegarty and Lynch start for Limerick as several big names return for Tipperary

Updated 5 hours ago 8,156 Views 4 Comments

The Treaty face Galway while Tipperary are in action against Cork.

Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season

6 hours ago 1,548 Views 0 Comments

The Students move a point clear of second-placed Shelbourne, for now anyway.

'Club players' voices need to be heard once and for all' - calls to complete 2020 All-Ireland camogie series
# Saga
# Saga

'Club players' voices need to be heard once and for all' - calls to complete 2020 All-Ireland camogie series

6 hours ago 1,533 Views 0 Comments

The Camogie Association’s recent poll to endorse a split season came at a cost for clubs involved in the unfinished 2020 competitions.

CJ Stander: 'It felt like we were playing against more than 15 men'
# CJ's Last Stand
# CJ's Last Stand

CJ Stander: 'It felt like we were playing against more than 15 men'

7 hours ago 16,350 Views 44 Comments

Munster had two tries disallowed in their defeat to Connacht tonight.

McNamee-inspired Finn Harps hold firm to deny Dundalk winner as points shared in Ballybofey
# Honours Even
# Honours Even

McNamee-inspired Finn Harps hold firm to deny Dundalk winner as points shared in Ballybofey

7 hours ago 1,709 Views 1 Comment

Barry McNamee scored a stunning goal for the hosts, to which Ole Erik Midtskogen responded accordingly, and it finished 1-1.

Paudie Clifford makes first start in strong Kerry side to play Galway
# Opener
# Opener

Paudie Clifford makes first start in strong Kerry side to play Galway

7 hours ago 6,509 Views 5 Comments

He joins younger brother David in the Kingdom attack.

Connacht left singing and dancing in the rain after big win over Munster
# Fiery
# Fiery

Connacht left singing and dancing in the rain after big win over Munster

7 hours ago 28,342 Views 88 Comments

Munster lost 24-20 to Connacht in tonight’s Rainbow Cup encounter at Thomond Park.

Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification

8 hours ago 3,176 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m absolutely delighted with a fifth place in the World Cup final,’ Coyle said. ‘It’s a competition that replicates the Olympics so I’m delighted I’m coming into form.’

Phil Mickelson receives special exemption into US Open
# Anomaly
# Anomaly

Phil Mickelson receives special exemption into US Open

9 hours ago 4,733 Views 0 Comments

The 50-year-old American left-hander has never won the event.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

9 hours ago 7,772 Views 4 Comments

Let’s see how closely you were paying attention to the headlines this week.

38-year-old Dani Alves rejoins Brazil squad
# Like A Fine Wine
# Like A Fine Wine

38-year-old Dani Alves rejoins Brazil squad

10 hours ago 6,835 Views 6 Comments

36-year-old Chelsea defender Thiago Silva also features.

Dan Martin still 9th overall in Giro after stage 7
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Dan Martin still 9th overall in Giro after stage 7

10 hours ago 1,684 Views 0 Comments

It means the Irish star is currently 47 seconds off race leader Attila Valter.

Dunne drifts out of contention following 73 at British Masters
# Dunne And Dusted
# Dunne And Dusted

Dunne drifts out of contention following 73 at British Masters

10 hours ago 1,259 Views 0 Comments

Eddie Pepperell leads the charge at The Belfry.

Garrymore defender Hession handed Mayo debut in league opener against Down
# Green And Red
# Green And Red

Garrymore defender Hession handed Mayo debut in league opener against Down

11 hours ago 3,806 Views 1 Comment

Aidan O’Shea not named in Mayo XV following knee injury scare last month.

Rainbow Cup to conclude with 'North v South' final at European venue
# Mark Your Diary
# Mark Your Diary

Rainbow Cup to conclude with 'North v South' final at European venue

12 hours ago 14,876 Views 16 Comments

A host stadium is yet to be confirmed, with more details set to be announced next week.

Progress has been made this season, but problems remain at Manchester United
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Progress has been made this season, but problems remain at Manchester United

12 hours ago 5,775 Views 12 Comments

Can Man United solve their squad’s shortcomings in a single summer?

Turkish Grand Prix cancelled and replaced by second Austrian race
# Formula One
# Formula One

Turkish Grand Prix cancelled and replaced by second Austrian race

12 hours ago 2,580 Views 2 Comments

There will now be two races in Austria, back to back, starting with the Styrian Grand Prix on June 25-27.

Reid left out of Kilkenny squad as Joyce names first Galway side of 2021
# Team News
# Team News

Reid left out of Kilkenny squad as Joyce names first Galway side of 2021

13 hours ago 8,810 Views 1 Comment

Brian Cody has made six changes to the Cats team that beat Dublin last weekend.

Revised Lions tour schedule announced with all games to be staged without fans
# Update
# Update

Revised Lions tour schedule announced with all games to be staged without fans

Updated 13 hours ago 17,539 Views 24 Comments

All games will be staged in Gauteng or Cape Town and there is one change in opposition.

England part ways with two members of Eddie Jones' coaching team
# Changing Things Up
# Changing Things Up

England part ways with two members of Eddie Jones' coaching team

13 hours ago 5,940 Views 2 Comments

Simon Amor appears to have paid the price for the team’s blunt attack after 15 months in the role.

'We will talk about it' - Klopp plays down Mane's handshake refusal
# Emotions
# Emotions

'We will talk about it' - Klopp plays down Mane's handshake refusal

13 hours ago 6,067 Views 2 Comments

The Senegalese forward didn’t start in Liverpool’s 4-2 win over Man United last night.

20 years on, U2 and Jason McAteer finally collaborate - with a Dutchman - for official song of Euro 2020
# Beautiful Goal
# Beautiful Goal

20 years on, U2 and Jason McAteer finally collaborate - with a Dutchman - for official song of Euro 2020

14 hours ago 19,789 Views 14 Comments

Martin Garrix was just five when McAteer sunk his native Netherlands at Lansdowne Road.

Liverpool legends Carragher and Fowler team up to start academy at Melwood training ground
# Local Lads
# Local Lads

Liverpool legends Carragher and Fowler team up to start academy at Melwood training ground

14 hours ago 4,700 Views 2 Comments

The Reds’ first team vacated their long-standing home in August.

'Baby steps are better than no steps' - Power patient but not ruling out league return for Kilkenny
# Slowly But Surely
# Slowly But Surely

'Baby steps are better than no steps' - Power patient but not ruling out league return for Kilkenny

15 hours ago 5,137 Views 0 Comments

The Piltown forward is making progress in her comeback from a broken kneecap suffered last October.

Gearóid Hegarty and David Power the winners at Gaelic Writers' awards
# Accolades
# Accolades

Gearóid Hegarty and David Power the winners at Gaelic Writers' awards

17 hours ago 3,370 Views 0 Comments

The Hurler of the Year and Tipperary’s history-making manager have another piece of crystal for their cabinets.

Stephanie Meadow seizes opportunity to qualify for US Open
# Going To San Francisco
# Going To San Francisco

Stephanie Meadow seizes opportunity to qualify for US Open

18 hours ago 2,237 Views 0 Comments

A superb performance in a 36-hole qualifying event has earned her a place in next month’s field.

Ulster's luckless Wallaby 'ready to go again' despite series of setbacks
# Carter The Unstoppable
# Carter The Unstoppable

Ulster's luckless Wallaby 'ready to go again' despite series of setbacks

18 hours ago 6,904 Views 2 Comments

Sam Carter has been restricted to just 22 appearances since his arrival two years ago.

Power and Harrington sitting pretty after first round at Byron Nelson
# Texas Hold 'em
# Texas Hold 'em

Power and Harrington sitting pretty after first round at Byron Nelson

20 hours ago 2,475 Views 1 Comment

Jordan Spieth fired a bogey-free nine-under par 63 to share the lead.

New York Knicks keep pressure on with win over San Antonio Spurs
# Hoops
# Hoops

New York Knicks keep pressure on with win over San Antonio Spurs

20 hours ago 1,557 Views 0 Comments

The Knicks are in the play-offs for the first time in eight years and are pushing to be No 4 seed in the East.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

20 hours ago 18,777 Views 9 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

Leinster roll out the stars for visit of Ulster but all eyes will be on returning Doris
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Leinster roll out the stars for visit of Ulster but all eyes will be on returning Doris

20 hours ago 6,579 Views 7 Comments

The dynamic back row forward returns to action tonight following a lengthy lay-off.

This is Munster's best squad in years - but they still need more youth
# The Kids Are Alright
# The Kids Are Alright

This is Munster's best squad in years - but they still need more youth

21 hours ago 8,334 Views 25 Comments

Munster meet Connacht in the Rainbow Cup tonight.

'We play more football, the ball is on the ground... So I do enjoy it over here more than back home'
# Change Of Environment
# Change Of Environment

'We play more football, the ball is on the ground... So I do enjoy it over here more than back home'

21 hours ago 8,378 Views 0 Comments

James Akintunde on adapting to life at Derry City.

'Some days things just fall into place' - The last time Kildare and Cork met in Thurles
# Jason Ryan
# Jason Ryan

'Some days things just fall into place' - The last time Kildare and Cork met in Thurles

22 hours ago 3,108 Views 1 Comment

Jason Ryan reflects on the 2015 qualifier between the counties ahead of this Saturday’s league meeting.

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Jurgen Klopp delighted with timely end to wait for Old Trafford victory
# Reaction
# Reaction

Jurgen Klopp delighted with timely end to wait for Old Trafford victory

Thu 11:59 PM 4,444 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool were 4-2 winners at Manchester United.

Scott Parker refuses to blame loan players for relegation
# Keep Calm And Carry On
# Keep Calm And Carry On

Scott Parker refuses to blame loan players for relegation

Thu 11:33 PM 6,797 Views 3 Comments

The Cottagers signed seven players on temporary deals over the course of the 2020-21 season.

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