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Today’s News

IRFU will judge Sexton on form rather than age ahead of contract talks

The 35-year-old Ireland captain is one of those out of contract in June 2021.

Matera 'deeply ashamed' after Argentina strip captaincy for past racist posts

Matera called his nine-year-old tweets ‘barbarisms’.

Puck-out battle where Galway lost the game against Limerick

Five Limerick scores came directly off Galway keeper Eanna Murphy’s restarts.

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night

It all comes down to this for Vera Pauw’s Ireland as they face formidable Germany in their last-ditch Euro 2022 qualifier.

'There have been dark days over the years' - similarities between the Tipp and Ballymun success stories

Paddy Christie has witnessed the rise in fortunes of his home club and adopted county.

'One of the weapons Cavan did have is their captain and manager would bawl and cry as it would mean that much to them'

Cavan writer Paul Fitzpatrick is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Ireland's first LGBT+ inclusive club celebrates turning 15

The Dublin Devils have enjoyed good growth since starting out as a casual kickabout.

Nucifora backs 'experienced' Ireland coaches to make big impact in 2021

The union’s performance director says Ireland will be going out to win next year’s championship.

Yesterday’s News

Eighth-tier Marine to host Premier League leaders Spurs in FA Cup third round

Liverpool will travel to Villa Park for an all-PL tie, while Manchester United will host Watford.

Glasgow make approach for promising Munster out-half Ben Healy

The 21-year-old, who is understood to be Scottish-qualified, has shown his quality recently.

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre

Johann van Graan’s men were far too good for the Italians at Thomond Park.

West Ham go fifth after Aston Villa have stoppage-time strike ruled out by VAR

Ollie Watkins missed a penalty and had a late goal disallowed.

Hat-trick for hooker Andrew as Ulster run away with bonus-point win in Edinburgh

John Cooney also scored a brace of tries as Ulster romped home in the Scottish capital.

'Richie Hogan going off: that's a huge boost for Waterford. I think things were done the wrong way around'

Shane Dowling believes Brian Cody and Kilkenny got a key selection decision wrong in their All-Ireland semi-final defeat to The Déise.

Another FA Cup goal leaves Irish striker Pádraig Amond on the cusp of history

The man from Carlow has now scored as many goals in the competition as the likes of Robbie Keane.

Lookman on the mark as Fulham move out of drop zone with shock victory at Leicester

Ivan Cavaleiro ended Fulham’s penalty curse, converting a crucial second goal from 12 yards.

'We want to create that sporting joy... but if a result doesn’t come around, it’s not going to stop the progress'

Ireland’s Louise Quinn on tomorrow night’s all-important showdown against Germany, and her new Italian Job.

Even in defeat and injury, Canning puts on a memorable sideline scoring show

The Galway star exited the 2020 championship but his sideline cuts will live long in the memory.

Waterford's high-profile camogie management team steps down after one season in charge

Fergal O’Brien, Dan Shanahan and Pauline Casey have departed the set-up.

Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured

Fans gathered outside the stadium calling for manager Neil Lennon to be sacked after a defeat to Ross County.

Ó Sé and O'Sullivan dismiss 'bullsh*t' rumours of player heave against Kerry boss Keane

The Kingdom legends wrote off the speculation as idle gossip.

Thiago still 'weeks' away from return as Klopp rues costly Everton clash

The Anfield side face Ajax tomorrow.

IRFU strongly in favour of South African teams joining expanded Pro16

The union is keen to see the Pro14 become a more competitive proposition.

Alan Reynolds appointed assistant manager at Shels

The Ireland U21 assistant will continue to work alongside Jim Crawford.

'If players choose not to play rugby in Ireland, it's unlikely we would select them'

The IRFU and the provinces are not currently entering contract negotiations with players.

Ex-Liverpool and Spurs striker reveals drink problem meant he could not make training on a Monday

Paul Walsh says he was ‘drunk-driving’ everywhere.

'This is unacceptable' - Pauw hits out at test results delay and reveals hopes to narrow Tallaght pitch

The Ireland boss criticised Uefa, as her side look to beat Germany and keep their Euro 2022 qualification dream alive.

Government relax rules to allow full GAA panels attend games

Inter-county teams could only name panels of 26 players to now, which drew criticism from a number of inter-county managers.

'If we played her, we could destroy her career' - Ireland forced to plan without West Ham star

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Germany tomorrow night in a last-ditch bid to salvage a Euro 2022 play-off spot.

'10 years ago Limerick hurling was on the floor, to put it mildly'

Shane Dowling mapped the Treaty’s return to the All-Ireland final and explains where yesterday’s game was won on The42 GAA Weekly.

Women's Rugby World Cup to be expanded to 16 teams

The change will take place from 2025.

Canning recovering at home in Galway after being discharged from hospital

Canning is recovering at home in Galway from a suspected concussion.

F1 driver Grosjean on the mend after 140mph crash, says controversial halo device saved his life

The Frenchman’s car split in two and burst into flames after he pierced through a steel barrier during yesterday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Sickening clash of heads leaves Wolves striker Jimenez with a fractured skull

The Mexican international has undergone surgery after he was involved in an incident with Arsenal defender David Luiz on Sunday.

'It's maybe not the colours on the shirt you play for, it's probably the people'

Bill Johnston has no regrets about his move from Munster to Ulster last year.

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Mahomes powers NFL champions Chiefs past Brady-led Bucs, Rodgers shines for Packers

A wrap of last night’s NFL action Stateside.

Man United's Cavani could face disciplinary charge for using racial term on Instagram

The Uruguayan striker replied to a message of congratulations following his two goals against Southampton.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've nothing to hide': Maradona's doctor defends treatment of 'unmanageable' patient Leopoldo Luque

'I've nothing to hide': Maradona's doctor defends treatment of 'unmanageable' patient

A preliminary autopsy report established that Maradona died in his sleep of “acute lung oedema and chronic heart failure”.

Exciting Munster talent on show as they bid for seventh win of Pro14 campaign

An experimental Zebre are in Thomond Park this evening.

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era

The Ireland head coach needs to find some answers ahead of the third-place play-off in Dublin.

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