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Dublin: 2°C Saturday 26 September 2020

Today’s News

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

The fight could be staged in the Middle East though a deal is far from agreed.

‘We were jealous watching Rovers against Zlatan and want our own big day out’

Dundalk’s win over Moldova’s Sheriff Tiraspol on Thursday has left them 90 minutes away from a place in the Europa League group stages and the €3m prize that goes with that. But Shane Keegan, a key member of their management team, says it is about the glory not just the money.

Boston Celtics keep season alive with victory over Miami Heat

“We know what’s at stake: We lose and go home,” Boston’s Jayson Tatum said after the game.

50 years on and still central to Cork club hurling - 'There's a brilliant attitude among these fellas'

Dr. Paddy Crowley played for UCC in the 1970 Cork final, managed them in the ’99 final and is involved again in today’s semi-final.

Big opportunity for memorable week to get better as traditional Cavan football heavyweights return to final

Kingscourt face Crosserlough with senior championship glory on the line in Kingspan Breffni Park tonight.

6 months ago, they were laid off. Now, they're pushing for Europe

Sligo Rovers are feeling stronger after coming through difficult times.

The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français

20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.

Yesterday’s News

Roy Hodgson questions Andros Townsend’s burgeoning radio career

The 29-year-old has made regular appearances on talkSPORT since filling in for Andrew Flintoff in June.

Roche and Mullen feature as Ganna claims Italy's first world time trial crown on home soil

The Italian star pipped Belgium’s Wout Van Aert on home soil in Imola.

Drogheda go top, struggling Wexford seal remarkable win

Bray Wanderers were beaten in tonight’s top-of-the-table clash.

94th and 95th-minute goals see Bohs stun Derry Last Gasp This post contains videos

94th and 95th-minute goals see Bohs stun Derry

Late strikes from Keith Ward and Andre Wright completed a remarkable turnaround.


Debuts for two Irish internationals as Huddersfield edge Forest

Harry Arter and Cyrus Christie both made their first starts for their new club.

Leicester make €32 million bid for Burnley defender

The Foxes are long-term admirers of James Tarkowski.

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry among stars to miss cut at Irish Open As It Stands This post contains videos

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry among stars to miss cut at Irish Open

The Dubliner slipped the wrong side of the projected cut after a bogey on the 18th hole.

Ulster A leave the RDS with deserved four-try victory over Leinster

Bill Johnston scored 14 points as the Ulster back row delivered an excellent performance.

€15 million in funding for GAA, ladies football and camogie associations officially approved Big Money This post contains videos

€15 million in funding for GAA, ladies football and camogie associations officially approved

The additional cash will help ensure this year’s All-Ireland Championships go ahead as planned.

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

Ulster receive suspended fine and docked point over Ian Madigan gaffe

An administrative error meant the player should have been ineligible for two PRO14 fixtures.

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Michael Cheika takes role with Argentina for upcoming Rugby Championship

Pumas boss Mario Ledesma previously worked under Cheika with the Wallabies and Stade Francais.

Can Aaron Connolly succeed where most Irish strikers struggle?

The 20-year-old Galway native was on target against Newcastle last weekend.

Atlético announce arrival of Luis Suárez after Uruguayan passes medical

Suárez has scored 406 times and registered 231 assists in 612 matches in his club career.

GAA developing limited rapid Covid testing approach for players in 2020 championship plans

Inter-county action is set to resume on Saturday 17 October.

Here's the confirmed fixture list for the 2020 GAA inter-county season

The inter-county calendar will conclude with the All-Ireland football final on 19 December.

Under-fire Kepa handed chance to hold off new signing Mendy for Chelsea starting slot

The Blues have added a goalkeeper to take their summer spending past €250m, and they are still being linked with a move for Declan Rice.

Here's the GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming this weekend

RTÉ are showing the Cavan final live on Saturday night while the TG4 cameras are in Dublin and Kilkenny on Sunday afternoon.

Arteta claims to still believe in record signing Pepe - despite benching him

Record signing has still to establish a regular starting place at Arsenal but Arteta believes he can thrive for ‘years to come’ at the club.

Zebo and Ryan both named in starting XV for Racing's semi-final against Saracens

The two Ireland internationals are part of a formidable looking Racing side as the French club aim to reach their third final in five seasons.

Guardiola says Man City only have 13 fit players

The City boss says he will have to supplement his squad with youngsters from the academy over the coming weeks.

Bailly set to benefit from Man United defensive shake-up

The Ivorian centre-half is fit once again and could be in line to replace Victor Lindelof as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bounce back from the Crystal Palace defeat.

Spurs handed bye to face Chelsea in next round of Carabao Cup after Covid-19 postponement

Tottenham’s tie with Leyton Orient was called off on Tuesday after a number of players from the the League Two club tested positive for coronavirus.

Haley returns as Munster and Connacht unleash strong 'A' teams

The sides will meet at Thomond Park on Saturday afternoon.

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan Young Blood This post contains videos

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan

Aaron Hill let his lead slip before rallying to defeat The Rocket at the European Masters.

'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment

Having decided to remain at the club, the Argentine superstar is unhappy with how his departing team-mate has been forced to leave.

Swede Soderberg withdrawn from Irish Open after 'contact' tests positive for Covid-19

The 30-year-old will now self-isolate for 14 days while his playing partners continue to play.

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career

The Covid-19 pandemic ultimately brought an end to this chapter of the 33-year-old’s colourful sporting journey.

Speedster Aaron Sexton and Craig Gilroy line up for Ulster A clash with Leinster tonight

Prop Gareth Milasinovich will make his appearance in Ulster colours.

Tipperary dual club pull out of camogie final due to 'player welfare issues' amidst fixture clash

Cahir will contest the Tipperary senior A football final on Sunday afternoon, but not the camogie decider on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho investigates suspiciously low crossbar in Skopje

‘We got the UEFA delegate to confirm, and yes, it was 5cm smaller.’

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Fitzpatrick fires Miami to big win in Jacksonville

The 37-year-old ensured the Dolphins took the Florida bragging rights in the NFL.

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