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Galway beat Dublin to land Leinster title 5 weeks after losing to them in 2020 decider
# Sweet Revenge
# Sweet Revenge

Galway beat Dublin to land Leinster title 5 weeks after losing to them in 2020 decider

Updated 12 minutes ago 2,832 Views 0 Comments

Galway had seven survivors from the side that lost in Tullamore last month.

Cork and Waterford to meet in Munster final after wins over Limerick and Tipperary
# Wrap
# Wrap

Cork and Waterford to meet in Munster final after wins over Limerick and Tipperary

27 minutes ago 2,167 Views 0 Comments

It’s Cork’s first minor provincial hurling decider since 2017 while Waterford last reached it in 2014.

Manchester United agree deal to sign Real Madrid defender
# Swoop
# Swoop

Manchester United agree deal to sign Real Madrid defender

Updated 1 hour ago 6,354 Views 10 Comments

The transfer of Raphael Varane is reportedly worth €40million rising to €49million with add-ons.

FAI Cup second round draw pits Bohemians against Shamrock Rovers
# Out Of The Hat
# Out Of The Hat

FAI Cup second round draw pits Bohemians against Shamrock Rovers

1 hour ago 1,779 Views 7 Comments

The clash between the Dublin rivals was the standout tie in the draw.

'Robbie is a quality player and I think we’ll complement each other'
# Slow Burner
# Slow Burner

'Robbie is a quality player and I think we’ll complement each other'

3 hours ago 6,553 Views 1 Comment

Chris Harris will become a Test Lion at the age of 30 on Saturday.

Former Ireland international Lee Carsley appointed England U21s head coach
# New Job
# New Job

Former Ireland international Lee Carsley appointed England U21s head coach

3 hours ago 4,040 Views 5 Comments

Ex-Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will be Carsley’s assistant.

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout
# More Than He Can Chew
# More Than He Can Chew

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout

Updated 4 hours ago 29,905 Views 13 Comments

A Tokyo 2020 statement called Baalla’s actions ‘intolerable.’

Manchester United are ready to win trophies – Bruno Fernandes
# Confident
# Confident

Manchester United are ready to win trophies – Bruno Fernandes

4 hours ago 3,095 Views 2 Comments

United finished second in the Premier League and lost the Europa League final on penalties last season.

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Tearful Simone Biles withdraws from gymnastics team event citing mental health reasons

Updated 5 hours ago 60,365 Views 17 Comments

The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee won the gold medal in Biles’ absence.

Bastien Hery leaves Bohemians for loan spell at Derry City
# On The Move
# On The Move

Bastien Hery leaves Bohemians for loan spell at Derry City

6 hours ago 3,104 Views 1 Comment

The midfielder has struggled for game time at Dalymount Park.

Gatland calls on Murray's control as Lions get set for an 'arm wrestle'
# Selection
# Selection

Gatland calls on Murray's control as Lions get set for an 'arm wrestle'

6 hours ago 6,515 Views 5 Comments

The Lions head coach has also brought Chris Harris into his midfield.

Toby Alderweireld secures Qatar move as Spurs’ rebuild gathers pace
# The Belgiums
# The Belgiums

Toby Alderweireld secures Qatar move as Spurs’ rebuild gathers pace

7 hours ago 5,717 Views 5 Comments

The Belgium international had two years left on his contract but was keen to leave this summer.

'I'm not Jaco Johan' - Erasmus distances himself from suspect Twitter account
# Boks Office
# Boks Office

'I'm not Jaco Johan' - Erasmus distances himself from suspect Twitter account

7 hours ago 6,934 Views 6 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby has been suspected of running the Jaco Johan account.

Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo
# Big Impression
# Big Impression

Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo

7 hours ago 6,591 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old fails to progress to the final however.

Springboks make three changes for second Test against British and Irish Lions
# Team News
# Team News

Springboks make three changes for second Test against British and Irish Lions

8 hours ago 13,683 Views 3 Comments

Steven Kitshoff, Frans Malherbe and Jasper Wiese all come into the starting team.

Tributes paid as former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach Connolly passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid as former Dundalk manager and Ireland underage coach Connolly passes away

9 hours ago 6,929 Views 3 Comments

The Dundalk native’s association with the Lilywhites spanned over 40 years.

The42 GAA Weekly: and then there were six in the race for Liam
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

The42 GAA Weekly: and then there were six in the race for Liam

9 hours ago 1,483 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Brosnan, Fintan O’Toole and Colin Ryan enjoy a sos uisce and some hurling chat.

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test
# Team News
# Team News

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test

9 hours ago 40,258 Views 21 Comments

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half comes into the starting XV in place of Ali Price.

'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final
# Family Pride
# Family Pride

'A lot of people don't come back from glandular fever' - McSharry's path to Olympic final

10 hours ago 3,759 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo native finished in eighth place in the final of the 100m Breaststroke.

All Blacks suspend Frizell for two games as he appears in court following nightclub assaults
# Dunedin
# Dunedin

All Blacks suspend Frizell for two games as he appears in court following nightclub assaults

10 hours ago 6,589 Views 3 Comments

The back row faced two charges of assaulting a woman and one of common assault on 9 May.

Osaka felt pressure was ‘a bit much’ after crashing out of home Olympics
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

Osaka felt pressure was ‘a bit much’ after crashing out of home Olympics

10 hours ago 5,323 Views 20 Comments

‘I’m disappointed in every loss, but I feel like this one sucks more than the others.’

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race
# Plain Sailing
# Plain Sailing

Dream Olympic start for Irish sailors Dickson and Waddilove with victory in first race

Updated 11 hours ago 18,689 Views 6 Comments

It’s been a perfect start for Ireland in the 49er class.

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final
# Sligo's Finest
# Sligo's Finest

'Still trying to get my head around it' - McSharry after incredible eighth-place finish in Olympic final

Updated 12 hours ago 48,112 Views 49 Comments

The 20-year-old clocked a time of 1:06.94 in an exceptional field.

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video
# Off The Chain
# Off The Chain

Australian swim coach apologises for tearing off mask in viral video

12 hours ago 10,353 Views 9 Comments

Dean Boxall flipped out after his swimmer Ariarne Titmus clinched gold in the 400m freestyle at the Olympics.

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics
# Concern
# Concern

Tropical storm nears Japan, disrupting Tokyo Olympics

Updated 13 hours ago 3,051 Views 3 Comments

Irish 49er sailing duo Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove are experiencing a delay as a result.

Ireland 7s book 9th/10th place play-off spot after 31-point win over South Korea
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Ireland 7s book 9th/10th place play-off spot after 31-point win over South Korea

13 hours ago 12,377 Views 17 Comments

Ireland will now face either Kenya or Japan in the play-off.

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy back on track after two top-10 finishes
# Improvements
# Improvements

Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy back on track after two top-10 finishes

Updated 13 hours ago 8,240 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner is up to 20th overall after starting the day in 31st.

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four
# Icymi
# Icymi

Olympic Breakfast: Mixed bag for the Irish as big stories unfold elsewhere on day four

14 hours ago 52,146 Views 5 Comments

Mona McSharry’s final, contrasting fortunes for the 7s and boxers, and Osaka’s exit – catch up on all you missed.

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics
# Upset
# Upset

Home favourite Osaka crashes out of Olympics

15 hours ago 5,898 Views 1 Comment

She suffered a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova.

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo
# Dream Debut
# Dream Debut

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo

17 hours ago 6,341 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old is one win away from an Olympic medal.

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes
# Dejection
# Dejection

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes

18 hours ago 11,605 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side made a promising start but conceded a late score to miss out.

Ireland's Hayes finishes 23rd after impressive performance in gruelling triathlon
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Ireland's Hayes finishes 23rd after impressive performance in gruelling triathlon

20 hours ago 7,850 Views 4 Comments

Flora Duffy won Bermuda’s first-ever Olympic gold medal in the event.

Yesterday’s News

Work finally begins on Everton’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock
# Move
# Move

Work finally begins on Everton’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock

23 hours ago 8,398 Views 4 Comments

Stadium development director Colin Chong was keen to stress the importance of the locality.

Lions and Springboks will name teams tomorrow ahead of second Test

Lions and Springboks will name teams tomorrow ahead of second Test

23 hours ago 5,858 Views 2 Comments

Both camps will have weighed up changes to their starting XVs.

Pop star Pink offers to pay 'sexist' fine handed to Norwegian women's beach handball team
# Gesture
# Gesture

Pop star Pink offers to pay 'sexist' fine handed to Norwegian women's beach handball team

23 hours ago 11,696 Views 10 Comments

The players wore shorts instead of bikini bottoms and were fined €150 each by the European Handball Federation.

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come
# Player Watch
# Player Watch

Why Mayo's third quarter blitz of Galway suggests there's more to come

23 hours ago 19,580 Views 16 Comments

Matthew Ruane typified Mayo’s energy in the second period of yesterday’s Connacht SFC final.

Man United closing in on Varane deal as they agree fee with Real Madrid
# Real Deal
# Real Deal

Man United closing in on Varane deal as they agree fee with Real Madrid

Updated Mon 9:22 PM 15,665 Views 12 Comments

A deal worth £41m including add-ons is nearing completion.

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney
# Ah For
# Ah For

Ireland midfielder Knight's untimely injury reportedly caused by tackle by Derby boss Rooney

Mon 8:36 PM 43,455 Views 11 Comments

The 20-year-old will miss three World Cup qualifiers in September as well as the start of crisis-club Derby’s season.

Coltor claims top honours for Weld in Galway
# Opening Day
# Opening Day

Coltor claims top honours for Weld in Galway

Mon 7:31 PM 2,425 Views 0 Comments

The 14-1 shot prevailed in the feature amateur riders’ event.

'Tony is the best hurler I have ever played with. It's just phenomenal to have him on your team'
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

'Tony is the best hurler I have ever played with. It's just phenomenal to have him on your team'

Mon 7:30 PM 17,487 Views 0 Comments

Clare All-Ireland Colin Ryan joined The42 GAA Weekly to review another big weekend of hurling.

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