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Today’s News

Kearney's contract discussions with IRFU and Leinster progress 'slowly'

The 33-year-old fullback says ‘the fire is burning to do it here in Leinster and Ireland.’

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Another boost to Irish Open field as Poulter set for Lahinch appearance

The Englishman will join the likes of Shane Lowry, Louis Oosthuizen and Pádraig Harrington on the County Clare links this July.

'I don’t get RTÉ back in Bromley' - McCarthy unworried by Delaney/FAI saga

The Irish manager is adamant that the weeks-long controversy in Irish football has no effect on him and his squad.

FA welcomes players' anti-racism manifesto, warns against unilateral action

The governing body also recommended that if players are racially abused and want to walk off the pitch in protest, that they leave it to the referee.

Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award

Champions Cup finalists Leinster and Saracens dominate the five-man shortlist.

Fellow professionals select Randolph as Championship's top goalkeeper

The Ireland international has been named in the PFA Team of the Year in England’s second tier.

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles F1

'I was fortunate to win here last year' - Hamilton desperate to improve on Baku struggles

The Briton knows there is a small slice of history on the line for he and team-mate Valtteri Bottas this weekend.

'How many do Barcelona have?' - Zidane takes dig at rivals over La Liga titles

The Real Madrid boss says the domestic league will be his side’s ‘first objective’ next season.

FA Cup winners to be served non-alcoholic champagne

The FA said they have taken note of those players who do not drink or are too young to consume alcohol.

Jerry Sexton, younger brother of Johnny, signs for the Pro14's Kings

The 26-year-old is currently captaining the Jersey Reds in the English Championship.

PFA League One Team of the Year recognition for Collins and McGeady

The Ireland pair have been included in the League One selection by their fellow professionals.

Sarri charged with misconduct following sending-off against Burnley

With only three games of the season remaining, the Italian could be hit with a touchline ban for his behaviour on Monday night.

A first look at the eagerly-anticipated Diego Maradona film by 'Senna' and 'Amy' director Trailer This post contains videos

A first look at the eagerly-anticipated Diego Maradona film by 'Senna' and 'Amy' director

Featuring previously unseen footage, the documentary will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month.

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Unflappable Byrne not thrown off course by 'surprise' Ireland omission

The 24-year-old is focused on performing for Leinster in his bid to get back in Joe Schmidt’s World Cup plans.

Wilkinson 'never felt so empty' as he did after winning 2003 World Cup

‘When we won a couple of championships at Toulon, I left and there was no sunset waiting for me to stroll into.’

'It’s the wrongest word going. You ask any player, they love what they’re doing'

The Mayo boss doesn’t agree that demands have increased on players since his last spell in charge.

'It’s a great advertisement for the League and it’s ruined as he’s not big enough for the game'

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley was furious with the referee as his side played more than half of last night’s defeat to Bohemians with nine men.

Long knew to chip former team-mate Foster but was oblivious to setting Premier League record

‘I didn’t know what the record was before’, said the Republic of Ireland striker.

Townend set for Al Boum Photo ride at Punchestown next week

Willie Mullins has given the green light for Al Boum Photo and Kemboy to take each other on.

Irish pair included in PFA Team of the Year in League Two

Bury’s Joe Murphy and Jay O’Shea have been recognised for their performances this season.

Guardiola hits back at Solskjaer's 'tactical' fouling jibe

The United boss hinted at City’s supposed habit of fouling high up the field to stop opponents hitting them on the break.

Long's Premier League record will be hard to beat, says Hasenhuttl

The Tipperary native was quick off the mark last night,.

Raptors, 76ers advance as Lillard's buzzer-beater sends Blazers through

Toronto and Philadelphia will meet in the second round.

'It is a very special situation' - Pochettino not giving up hope of Eriksen extension after decisive goal

The star midfielder’s goal against Brighton puts Spurs in control of the top-four race in the Premier League.

There's a simple reason for Man United's dramatic loss of form

The out-of-sorts Red Devils have come up against good teams on a consistent basis of late.

Connacht's Roux in fitness battle ahead of Pro14 quarter-final

The second row continues to battle a virus but Finlay Bealham has made a remarkable recovery and could return against Munster this weekend.

Mid-June comeback for Galway captain after injury in soccer match on St Stephen's Day

Damien Comer is recovering after fracturing a bone in his foot.

Ruddock emerges as injury concern for Leinster's Champions Cup final

The flanker suffered a head knock against Ulster and experienced a relapse before last weekend’s semi-final.

Yesterday’s News

O'Mahony and Griffin clinch Munster Player of the Year awards as Lenihan is inducted in Hall of Fame

There were 11 awards in total at a special event which took place in the University Concert Hall in Limerick.

Impressive Duffy display falls short as Eriksen stunner puts Spurs in control of top-four race

Brighton came agonisingly close to securing a draw before the Denmark star’s superb goal two minutes from time.

Long's historic third goal in four games not enough for Saints as Gray strikes late for Watford

The Republic of Ireland international scored after just seven seconds before a 90th minute equaliser ensured a share of the spoils.

Corcoran the goalscorer as 9-man Rovers lose yet another derby to Bohs

Trevor Clarke and Lee Grace were both sent-off in the first half of a rollicking clash at Tallaght.

Analysis: How Saracens took away Tadhg Beirne's jackal threat

The Munster lock was left frustrated in Coventry on Saturday.

Chiefs reportedly sign Seahawks star Clark on $105.5m contract

The ‘Hawks will receive a first-round pick this week, a second-round pick in 2020 and swap third-round picks with the Chiefs this week, per ESPN.

Dublin winning five-in-a-row 'most likely scenario' and 'glad' to have played football in a different era

Trevor Giles thinks that this could be an interesting championship given Dublin’s defeats in the league.

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history Take A Bow This post contains videos

Ireland international Shane Long scores the fastest goal in Premier League history

The Tipperary native found the net after just seven seconds.

Analysis: James Lowe's try showcases Cullen's Leinster at their best

Over the course of nine phases, 13 of the 15 players touched the ball.

Saracens winger to retire at the end of the season after 17-year career

David Strettle started the Premiership club’s Champions Cup win over Munster last weekend.

Hudson-Odoi to potentially miss start of next season after surgery on ruptured Achilles

Callum Hudson-Odoi’s season is over after Chelsea confirmed he is to have surgery on Tuesday.

Guardiola: Old Trafford 'not scary' for Man City anymore

Victory will keep the reigning champions on course to become the first team in English football history to win a domestic treble.

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