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Dublin: 4°C Tuesday 2 March 2021

Today’s News

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat
# The Comeback Kid
# The Comeback Kid

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat

43 minutes ago 1,453 Views 1 Comment

The Scot lost 4-1 to Matthew Selt in the first round of the Gibraltar Open.

Sancho fires Dortmund into German Cup semi-finals
# Last Four
# Last Four

Sancho fires Dortmund into German Cup semi-finals

1 hour ago 1,137 Views 0 Comments

It was a frustrating night for Gladbach head coach Marco Rose against his future employers.

Manchester City leave it late to beat Wolves and make it 21 wins in a row
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

Manchester City leave it late to beat Wolves and make it 21 wins in a row

1 hour ago 2,155 Views 2 Comments

The result extended City’s lead at the top of the table to 15 points.

Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A

1 hour ago 1,496 Views 0 Comments

A 3-0 victory for the champions tonight over Spezia.

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

1 hour ago 13,107 Views 8 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard
# Henry De Bromhead
# Henry De Bromhead

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard

2 hours ago 5,725 Views 0 Comments

The unbeaten Envoi Allen has moved to Henry De Bromhead’s yard.

Scotland’s Six Nations match with France lined up for 26 March
# Finale
# Finale

Scotland’s Six Nations match with France lined up for 26 March

3 hours ago 4,532 Views 1 Comment

Premiership and Top14 clubs are willing to release their Scotland internationals, per Press Association.

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

4 hours ago 4,578 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga
# Response
# Response

Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga

5 hours ago 5,681 Views 1 Comment

LGFA CEO Helen O’Rourke says Tim Rabbitt ‘attempted to destroy the integrity’ of the association.

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
# New Deal
# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated 5 hours ago 23,016 Views 26 Comments

The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.

Good news for Irish contingent in Scotland as women's top-flight football allowed return
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

Good news for Irish contingent in Scotland as women's top-flight football allowed return

6 hours ago 2,669 Views 0 Comments

Several Irish internationals are on the books of Glasgow City and Celtic.

Ex-Barcelona president released from custody after 'Barcagate' arrest
# Latest
# Latest

Ex-Barcelona president released from custody after 'Barcagate' arrest

6 hours ago 1,904 Views 1 Comment

Josep Maria Bartomeu appeared before a judge following yesterday’s police raid and a night in jail.

Ireland defender Derrick Williams set to join LA Galaxy - report
# Heading Stateside
# Heading Stateside

Ireland defender Derrick Williams set to join LA Galaxy - report

6 hours ago 4,909 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old has spent the last four-and-a-half seasons at Blackburn Rovers.

Harry Byrne and Ciarán Frawley both doubts for Leinster's trip to play Ulster
# Pro14
# Pro14

Harry Byrne and Ciarán Frawley both doubts for Leinster's trip to play Ulster

8 hours ago 4,851 Views 2 Comments

The out-half is recovering for a head injury sustained in the win over Glasgow Warriors on Sunday.

O'Hanlon: Decision to ban joint-captains lifting trophies 'nonsensical'
# Strange Move
# Strange Move

O'Hanlon: Decision to ban joint-captains lifting trophies 'nonsensical'

8 hours ago 3,956 Views 7 Comments

The move was rubber-stamped at last weekend’s Congress.

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing
# Envoi Allen
# Envoi Allen

Cheveley Park move all horses from Elliott yard, date announced for hearing

Updated 8 hours ago 29,506 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has announced it will convene on Friday.

'A lot more to come' from Jason Knight as he keeps one eye on World Cup qualifiers
# On The Knight Train
# On The Knight Train

'A lot more to come' from Jason Knight as he keeps one eye on World Cup qualifiers

8 hours ago 3,634 Views 6 Comments

The midfielder has been excelling for Derby County.

From late bloomer to the world stage, Ireland's Lithuanian-born flyer on track for Tokyo
# Proud As Punch
# Proud As Punch

From late bloomer to the world stage, Ireland's Lithuanian-born flyer on track for Tokyo

8 hours ago 4,477 Views 1 Comment

Greta Streimikyte on her meteoric rise, how much representing Ireland means to her and what’s yet to come.

Ireland to play first home games since 2019 with Belfast series against Great Britain
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland to play first home games since 2019 with Belfast series against Great Britain

8 hours ago 1,773 Views 0 Comments

The SoftCo Series will see Ireland play Great Britain at Queen’s University on March 13, 14 and 16.

Munster's Snyman runs for first time since injury but still has 'a long way to go'
# Progress
# Progress

Munster's Snyman runs for first time since injury but still has 'a long way to go'

9 hours ago 8,306 Views 13 Comments

The Springboks lock has stepped up his rehabilitation from a ruptured ACL.

New gaffer for the Irish contingent at Ipswich Town as Paul Cook returns to management
# Appointment
# Appointment

New gaffer for the Irish contingent at Ipswich Town as Paul Cook returns to management

10 hours ago 4,569 Views 4 Comments

The former Sligo Rovers boss is back in the game.

Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing
# Column
# Column

Punishment for Gordon Elliott must reflect the damage done to racing

10 hours ago 7,789 Views 13 Comments

The trainer has put so many jobs at risk, if not the sport’s future funding, writes Johnny Ward.

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive
# The Next Level
# The Next Level

'It's tough to describe it in words but it means so much' - Team Ireland's fundraising drive

10 hours ago 1,945 Views 0 Comments

Paralympics Ireland’s new fundraising campaign ‘The Next Level’ has already raised over €60,000.

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National over 'unfair' weight
# Gigginstown
# Gigginstown

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National over 'unfair' weight

11 hours ago 5,465 Views 2 Comments

The announcement was made by owners Gigginstown House Stud.

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post
# Probe
# Probe

'Wholly disrespectful' - jockey apologises as probe launched into new social media post

Updated 11 hours ago 73,413 Views 72 Comments

The footage was posted on Twitter last night.

Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness
# Legend
# Legend

Liverpool and Scotland great Ian St John dies aged 82 following illness

13 hours ago 5,653 Views 8 Comments

St John “passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside” on Monday evening.

'We can be incredibly positive' - Minister Chambers on 2030 World Cup bid
# Joint Bid
# Joint Bid

'We can be incredibly positive' - Minister Chambers on 2030 World Cup bid

14 hours ago 3,224 Views 6 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers also condemned the controversial photo of Gordon Elliott.

Poll: Would you like to see Ireland co-host the 2030 World Cup?
# A Nation Holds Its Breath
From TheJournal.ie
# A Nation Holds Its Breath

Poll: Would you like to see Ireland co-host the 2030 World Cup?

15 hours ago 41,001 Views 111 Comments

Ireland and the UK are plotting a joint bid, but they’ll face stiff competition.

JJ Watt signs for Arizona Cardinals following Texans exit
# NFL
# NFL

JJ Watt signs for Arizona Cardinals following Texans exit

15 hours ago 4,919 Views 4 Comments

31-year-old has reportedly signed a two-year deal worth $31 million.

Zion Williamson gives dominant performance as Pelicans upset league-leading Jazz
# Wrap
# Wrap

Zion Williamson gives dominant performance as Pelicans upset league-leading Jazz

15 hours ago 1,885 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Kyrie Irving and James Harden led the Brooklyn Nets past San Antonio Spurs.

'You have to take a line' - Stephen Jones on his 'uncompromising' opinions
# BTL
# BTL

'You have to take a line' - Stephen Jones on his 'uncompromising' opinions

15 hours ago 29,243 Views 15 Comments

Stephen Jones, rugby correspondent with The Sunday Times, is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'

16 hours ago 5,511 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Byrne on his new song reflecting on the nostalgia of playing football on the street as a child.

‘It has been a bit of a miserable road over the last few months’
# Jack The Glad
# Jack The Glad

‘It has been a bit of a miserable road over the last few months’

16 hours ago 9,219 Views 2 Comments

Jack Conan is appreciating every moment of life in an Ireland shirt again after a series of injuries interrupted his career.

Yesterday’s News

FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# Statement
# Statement

FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Mon 11:02 PM 18,587 Views 34 Comments

The FAI could launch a bid to host the tournament with the football associations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Real Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage in Spain

Real Madrid held by Real Sociedad to give Atletico advantage in Spain

Mon 10:40 PM 2,848 Views 0 Comments

Real needed a late Vinicius Junior equaliser to secure a 1-1 draw.

Gordon Elliott: 'A moment of madness that I am going to have to spend the rest of my life paying for'
# Apology
# Apology

Gordon Elliott: 'A moment of madness that I am going to have to spend the rest of my life paying for'

Mon 10:31 PM 70,920 Views 89 Comments

The trainer has been speaking further about the controversy to The Racing Post today.

Richarlison effort enough as Everton’s Champions League dreams remain on track
# Job Done
# Job Done

Richarlison effort enough as Everton’s Champions League dreams remain on track

Mon 10:30 PM 3,706 Views 0 Comments

Richarlison scored for the third-successive match inside the first 10 minutes.

'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo
# Response
# Response

'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo

Mon 9:29 PM 35,116 Views 38 Comments

Ruby Walsh also described the incident as ‘indefensible.’

Donegal All-Ireland senior winners join U20 football management team
# Coaching Call
# Coaching Call

Donegal All-Ireland senior winners join U20 football management team

Mon 8:53 PM 6,889 Views 0 Comments

Eamonn McGee and Leo McLoone are on board.

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place
# Controversy
# Controversy

Gordon Elliott barred from racing horses in Britain while investigation into image takes place

Mon 7:42 PM 50,963 Views 44 Comments

The news is a major announcement a fortnight out from the start of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.

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