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Today’s News

'I don’t know how you’re even still alive' - The ex-Ireland international who lived a nightmare

Former player Caroline Thorpe on how football helped save her.

McIlroy produces strong finish but slips three shots behind in Mexico

Three birdies in the last five holes saw McIlroy sign for a two-under-par 69. He’s three shots behind American leader Bryson DeChambeau.

Fury and Wilder each weigh in well over a stone heavier than for original fight Massive This post contains videos

Fury and Wilder each weigh in well over a stone heavier than for original fight

Fury will take into the ring a 42-pound advantage over Wilder, if indeed it is an advantage at all.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: The two sides of Ryan McMenamin

Fermanagh boss is the ultimate outsider who broke the system.

'This game isn't just about rugby, it's about Irishness, we have to win'

What Ireland’s date with England means to the men who’ve played in the fixture, the country’s leading historian and the emigrant who ended up in Downing Street.

Ulster hope to build momentum as Pienaar returns to Belfast

Ulster planning to punish old boy and stay on track for play-offs.

Friends, ferocious competitors, captains, family men - Sexton and Farrell

The Ireland and England leaders are remarkably similar personalities and players.

'It's great to be back competing at inter-county level' - Cavan camogie team return after almost a decade

Breffni captain Erinn Galligan is relishing the long-awaited comeback.

Former Ireland U21 international ready to give his career a belated kickstart

After spending 14 years at Everton, Harry Charsley is finally experiencing regular first-team football.

Sexton backs Ireland's brains and brawn as he sets sight on Triple Crown

Physicality has been a keyword for Ireland this week, but the skipper cautions that it means more than strength.

Gaeilgeor and Connemara man de Buitléar blazes a trail for An Ghaeltacht Rugbaí

The 22-year-old, who is in his third year with Connacht’s academy, features in a new TG4 documentary.

Another title within reach for McNamara's magnificent U20s

Triple Crown last night, Ireland U20s can add the Championship and Grand Slam if they sustain their winning run.

'I feel there is more in me': Herring eager to step up after solid starts

The hard-working hooker has waited patiently for his chance for a run as starter and is keen on growing into the role.

Yesterday’s News

Lewandowski strikes late to see Bayern past bottom side Paderborn

Bayern twice surrendered the lead in Munich before securing the win.

Rooney marks 500th league appearance with panenka

The former Manchester United player put Derby ahead before Aleksandar Mitrovic found the net for Fulham.

Limerick star Hayes to make first league appearance of 2020 while Horgan leads Cork charge

Páirc Uí Chaoimh will host the Round 4 clash on Sunday afternoon.

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford First Class This post contains videos

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford

Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.

Mullen returns as Cody names Kilkenny team to take on Clare

The Leinster side have made three changes ahead of Sunday’s game at Nowlan Park.

O'Halloran double not nearly enough as Edinburgh power to win over Connacht

Jack Carty was one of three Connacht players sin-binned as Edinburgh forced a five-try win.

Galway and Waterford name strong outfits for hurling league clash

The sides will do battle at Walsh Park on Sunday.

Hale and Forrester goals help 10-man Saints past Sligo

The vistors saw Oliver Younger dismissed for picking up two yellow cards.

Burke grabs five goals as ruthless Rovers hit Cork for six

The Rebels slumped to their second defeat after falling at home to Shels last week.

Super sub Liddle strikes late to save point for Derry

The visitors had looked on course to record a first ever league win at the Brandywell.

Sheedy rings the changes as Tipp get back in action after weather-inflicted absence

The Premier County host Westmeath in their Division 1 Group A meeting this weekend.

Sweetnam seals late bonus for Munster against 14-man Zebre

Calvin Nash, Rory Scannell and JJ Hanrahan also crossed in a hard-fought win for the southern province.

Bohemians up and running thanks to 2-0 win at Waterford

Keith Long’s side picked up their first win of the season at a wet and windy RSC.

Exhilarating Ireland U20s tear into England for bonus point win

Noel McNamara’s were in sublime form as they scored six tries in Northampton.

Leinster continue winning run with hard-fought defeat of Ospreys

The hosts recovered from a slow start to hold a surprise 10-7 lead at half-time.

Dundalk spoil the party as top-flight football returns to Tolka

A stunning strike from Gary Deegan set up a tense finish.

Star forward O'Connor named in Wexford line-up while Dublin also show hand

Davy Fitzgerald’s side will take on the Dubs at Croke Park on Saturday.

Laois book place in Leinster U20 final after edging past Kildare

Damon Larkin struck the only goal of the game for Eddie Kinsella’s side.

Keane makes three changes as Kerry look to get back to winning ways against Meath

The sides will meet at Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday.

'I was really thinking about a move to Man Utd' - Lewandowski reveals phone call with Ferguson

The Bayern Munich star had an offer from Manchester United during his Borussia Dortmund days.

Must-win clash at the bottom among highlights of AIL weekend AIL

Must-win clash at the bottom among highlights of AIL weekend

Elsewhere, table-toppers Cork Con face UCC.

'She was scoring 100-metre tries' - Ireland lament loss of teen sensation for remainder of Six Nations

Adam Griggs says he wasn’t surprised to see Beibhinn Parsons make a huge impact in their opening games.

Lampard plays down reports of rift with Chelsea board over goalkeeper decision

The Blues’ boss has lost faith in Kepa, the most expensive ‘keeper on the planet.

One year after his Leinster debut, 22-year-old Kelleher flies out to Twickenham

Ireland’s Josh van der Flier is excited about the breakdown battle ahead against England.

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Ababel Yeshaneh smashes world half-marathon record in controversial Nike shoes

Another world record has fallen to an athlete in Nike Vaporflys.

A wretched week shows why Manchester City will never be as loved as Guardiola and the club want

The club’s reputation has been hugely damaged following an extraordinary seven days.

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