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Today’s News

Dallas Cowboys owner cut off from radio interview after swearing live on air

Jerry Jones said ‘bull****’ in frustration while speaking on 105.3 The Fan.

Goalkeeper hero up for world hockey award after helping Ireland seal Olympic qualification

Ayeisha McFerran has been nominated for the second year in-a-row.

Watford turn to Nigel Pearson to try and keep club in Premier League

Watford turn to Nigel Pearson to try and keep club in Premier League

The 56-year-old succeeds the sacked Quique Sanchez Flores with Watford bottom of the table with just one league win all season.

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Mona McSharry sets new Irish record to clinch place in European final

After taking bronze in the 50m Breastroke on Wednesday, the 19-year-old further announced her arrival in senior international swimming with a time of 1:04.36.

FAI confident of avoiding insolvency as appalling finances laid bare

The FAI’s auditors refused to state that the football body are a going concern in a devastating set of accounts.

'If one of our team-mates was to come out and say they were gay, nothing changes'

Leicester City duo James Maddison and Ben Chilwell have expressed their support of LGBT footballers.

Stay inside the lines and you can win Six Nations tickets in our colouring book competition

We want to celebrate the success of She Can! with a giveaway.

Joshua sheds weight as Ruiz piles on ahead of controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia

The heavyweight fighters meet again for the IBF, WBA and WBO titles in Riyadh on Saturday night.

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January

Today is really an unthinkable situation, Minister for Sport Shane Ross told RTÉ News today.

'It was hard but worth it' - skipping Liam MacCarthy celebrations to prepare for All-Ireland U20 tilt

Tipperary star Jake Morris featured in two All-Ireland deciders over two consecutive weekends this year.

Are Manchester City a team in decline?

There is a growing sense that Pep Guardiola’s men are failing to maintain standards set in previous seasons.

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Cork City announce double defensive signing

The Leesiders have added Rob Slevin and Charlie Fleming to their squad ahead of the new season.

Cullen keen to see Leinster impose attack on Saints

Last time out in Lyon was too close for comfort.

Former world number one Wozniacki announces retirement at 29

The Dane will hang up her racket after next month’s Australian Open.

Leicester respond to Arsenal interest by handing Rodgers new deal until 2025

The County Antrim man has done a tremendous job with the Foxes since taking over.

Carbery's club, Athy RFC, won't be shutting down after securing insurance

The Kildare-based club had faced possible closure next week.

Tullamore man Conroy scores five tries as Ireland 7s notch first win in Dubai

The former Connacht academy flyer was in prolific form in a victory over Scotland.

FAI reveal liabilities of over €55 million in 'shocking' financial report

The 2018 accounts show that the FAI paid a €462,000 settlement to former CEO John Delaney

Ferguson calls on trustworthy Alan Kelly as Everton get to grips with life after Marco Silva

Kelly, who is currently the goalkeeper coach for the Republic of Ireland, held the same role at Everton when David Unsworth was interim boss in 2017.

Captain Butler back to bolster Connacht for Gloucester trip

A training ground injury for Matt Healy has forced Friend to switch John Porch to fullback.

Saracens start Itoje but leave raft of England front-liners at home for Munster trip

Owen Farrell, Mako and Billy Vunipola, Jamie George, George Kruis, and Elliot Daly are all absent.

Jacob Stockdale moves to 15 for Ulster's showdown with Harlequins

Craig Gilroy has been included on the wing as Stockdale covers for the suspended Will Addison.

Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints

Tadhg Furlong, Rob Kearney and Scott Fardy head up a vastly experienced Leinster bench.

Chelsea free to sign players again in January as transfer ban is reduced

The Premier League club have had their suspension shortened to one window by the Court of Abritration for Sport.

Tadhg Beirne in the back row as Munster name team for Saracens clash

Captain Peter O’Mahony moves to openside to make room for Beirne’s positional switch.

Racing 92 have sacked Fiji international Leone Nakarawa

The sensational second row is unlikely to be without a club for long.

Adams hits out over Mertesacker's decision to leave Arsenal academy role

‘You need to build the future of Arsenal Football Club, Per Mertesacker,’ said the former Gunners captain.

Man City flex financial muscle to leave United lagging behind

Pep Guardiola’s side play the Red Devils on Saturday and they are already 11 points ahead of their local rivals.

Real Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change

The 21-year-old has become a key figure in Zidane’s second era.

Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost

Arsenal’s interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg believes his team just need a win to regain some confidence.

Impressive KO wins for Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna in California

‘There’ll be a belt on the line in the next couple of fights for me,’ says Quigley.

Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline

Roma and Milan banned Corriere dello Sport after Thursday’s headline but the newspaper’s editor said: “I don’t have to justify myself.”

Trubisky's four TDs lead Bears past slumping Cowboys

The third defeat on the trot heaps further pressure on under-fire Dallas head coach Jason Garrett.

In-house criticism and The Obstacle guiding John Cooney to peak form

The Ulster scrum-half has been among the stand-out performers in the opening rounds of Europe.

'I was up there for a few drinks with him' - Kilkenny star salutes retiring Galway All-Ireland winner

Eoin Murphy and Colm Callanan became friends through trips abroad with the GAA.

'I'm probably the last guy to try and offload' - Stander embracing Munster attack

The number eight says Stephen Larkham has been giving the players confidence to play.

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

Allegri will wait until June for return amid links to Bayern and Arsenal

Former Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri provided an update on his future.

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