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Dublin: 9°C Friday 16 April 2021

Today’s News

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading
# Championship
# Championship

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading

16 minutes ago 519 Views 1 Comment

Wayne Rooney’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.

Nadal falls to shock defeat in Monte Carlo while Evans storms into semi-finals
# Rafa Out
# Rafa Out

Nadal falls to shock defeat in Monte Carlo while Evans storms into semi-finals

38 minutes ago 502 Views 0 Comments

British number one Dan Evans battled to a 5-7 6-3 6-4 victory over 11th seed David Goffin.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated 1 hour ago 9,863 Views 11 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Rob Cornwall goal secures victory for Bohs in Waterford
# LOI
# LOI

Rob Cornwall goal secures victory for Bohs in Waterford

1 hour ago 699 Views 0 Comments

Cornwall’s 43rd minute strike was the only goal at the RSC.

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I wish I shared your excitement – World title ‘anticlimax’ for O’Sullivan
# Bored
# Bored

I wish I shared your excitement – World title ‘anticlimax’ for O’Sullivan

1 hour ago 2,540 Views 4 Comments

O’Sullivan is more excited by Sheffield’s running routes and his new shop at Meadowhall.

Five birdies and an eagle - Shane Lowry lights up RBC Heritage with a 65
# On Song
# On Song

Five birdies and an eagle - Shane Lowry lights up RBC Heritage with a 65

1 hour ago 2,334 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly golfer followed up his opening round 70 with a six-under round of 65 today at Hilton Head in South Carolina.

Daniel Dubois set to make ring return after injury in June
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Daniel Dubois set to make ring return after injury in June

2 hours ago 726 Views 0 Comments

The Londoner suffered a serious eye injury in losing to Joe Joyce last November.

Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott
# Kick It Out
# Kick It Out

Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott

2 hours ago 1,190 Views 0 Comments

The Aston Villa defender was also racially abused in Bulgaria at the end of 2019 on his England debut.

British and Irish Lions for Jersey training camp ahead of South Africa tour
# On Tour
# On Tour

British and Irish Lions for Jersey training camp ahead of South Africa tour

2 hours ago 3,717 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland is due to name his squad on 6 May.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizzness Time
# It's Quizzness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

3 hours ago 13,282 Views 2 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

'The tension between pragmatism and aesthetics on the pitch is always happening and I find it really interesting'
# BTL
# BTL

'The tension between pragmatism and aesthetics on the pitch is always happening and I find it really interesting'

4 hours ago 1,928 Views 0 Comments

Writer, artist, and one-time Longford Town footballer Adrian Duncan is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

What can Ireland expect from France in their Six Nations showdown in Dublin?
# Challenge
# Challenge

What can Ireland expect from France in their Six Nations showdown in Dublin?

4 hours ago 1,570 Views 0 Comments

The winner of tomorrow’s clash in Dublin will advance into the final against England.

Cap-record holder Toner the latest Leinster star to confirm a new deal
# Signed
# Signed

Cap-record holder Toner the latest Leinster star to confirm a new deal

Updated 4 hours ago 13,554 Views 14 Comments

The province have announced a raft of new deals this week.

What now for Matt Doherty?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

What now for Matt Doherty?

4 hours ago 25,734 Views 16 Comments

The Irish international has had a difficult first season at new club Tottenham.

Rodgers backs trio to make better choices in future as he drafts them back in for FA Cup semi
# Dealt With
# Dealt With

Rodgers backs trio to make better choices in future as he drafts them back in for FA Cup semi

5 hours ago 1,587 Views 0 Comments

James Maddison, Ayoze Perez and Hamza Choudhury are available for Sunday’s game against Southampton.

Celtic caretaker manager's comments branded 'disrespectful' by Rangers star
# Old Firm
# Old Firm

Celtic caretaker manager's comments branded 'disrespectful' by Rangers star

7 hours ago 7,312 Views 7 Comments

‘I read the interview and I think that is the biggest joke I heard this year,’ Borna Barisic said.

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown
# Grand Final Preview
# Grand Final Preview

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown

8 hours ago 14,855 Views 1 Comment

It’s Ailish Considine and Adelaide Crows versus Orla O’Dwyer and Brisbane Lions.

World 100m champion Coleman has ban reduced but will still miss Olympics
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

World 100m champion Coleman has ban reduced but will still miss Olympics

8 hours ago 3,172 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old’s ban for breaching anti-doping ‘whereabouts’ rules has been cut from two years to 18 months.

Ulster out-half joins English championship outfit on short-term loan
# Movement
# Movement

Ulster out-half joins English championship outfit on short-term loan

8 hours ago 10,599 Views 15 Comments

Bill Johnston joins the side as injury cover for their next block of games.

Ulster young gun Izuchukwu signs new contract
# Huge Potential
# Huge Potential

Ulster young gun Izuchukwu signs new contract

10 hours ago 4,770 Views 3 Comments

The Tullamore 21-year-old is staying put until 2023, with Brad Roberts also penning an extension.

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

10 hours ago 17,415 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Irish Olympic athletes won't be prioritised for vaccines, says Minister Chambers
# Wait In Line
# Wait In Line

Irish Olympic athletes won't be prioritised for vaccines, says Minister Chambers

10 hours ago 2,165 Views 5 Comments

As things stand, the rescheduled Tokyo Games will kick off in July.

Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Aidy Boothroyd leaves England U21 role after Euro 2021 exit

10 hours ago 2,476 Views 1 Comment

The Young Lions are on the hunt for a new manager, while Boothroyd wishes to focus on a return to club football.

Paul Pogba criticises former manager Jose Mourinho in candid interview
# Special Relationship
# Special Relationship

Paul Pogba criticises former manager Jose Mourinho in candid interview

11 hours ago 7,033 Views 13 Comments

The France midfielder was signed as the world’s most expensive player by Mourinho in 2016, but their relationship eventually soured.

Leona Maguire in the mix after excellent round of 67 in Hawaii
# LPGA
# LPGA

Leona Maguire in the mix after excellent round of 67 in Hawaii

11 hours ago 1,829 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan native is in a tie for 10th position.

Dublin star calls time on Aussie Rules career after two seasons at Melbourne
# Return Of The Mack
# Return Of The Mack

Dublin star calls time on Aussie Rules career after two seasons at Melbourne

12 hours ago 6,128 Views 2 Comments

Niamh McEvoy has been ‘a highly valued and much-loved member of our team,’ the club say.

Giannis Antetokounmpo returns as Bucks beat Hawks
# Greek Freak
# Greek Freak

Giannis Antetokounmpo returns as Bucks beat Hawks

13 hours ago 1,309 Views 0 Comments

The reigning MVP scored 15 points on his return after missing six games due to injury.

Dundalk's joint-longest-serving player until last year lines out in away dressing room for first time
# Familiar Face
# Familiar Face

Dundalk's joint-longest-serving player until last year lines out in away dressing room for first time

14 hours ago 4,645 Views 0 Comments

John Mountney will be hoping to show his former team what they are missing on Saturday.

Yesterday’s News

Shane Lowry posts six birdies and five bogeys in dramatic opening round
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

Shane Lowry posts six birdies and five bogeys in dramatic opening round

22 hours ago 7,214 Views 2 Comments

The Offaly golfer is eight shots off Cameron Smith’s lead after the opening round of the tournament in Harbour Town.

Roma hold Ajax to advance to Europa League semi-finals against Man Utd

Roma hold Ajax to advance to Europa League semi-finals against Man Utd

22 hours ago 5,053 Views 1 Comment

Unai Emery is on course to claim his fourth Europa League crown as a coach after his Villarreal team made short work of Dinamo Zagreb.

Ipswich Town spell looks set to end for Ireland's Alan Judge
# A Certain Trigger
# A Certain Trigger

Ipswich Town spell looks set to end for Ireland's Alan Judge

22 hours ago 8,747 Views 6 Comments

The League One club are ‘not in a position’ to extend his deal, says manager Paul Cook.

Manchester United cruise into Europa League semis after Granada win
# Cruise Control
# Cruise Control

Manchester United cruise into Europa League semis after Granada win

22 hours ago 22,658 Views 18 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side win 2-0 on the night, 4-0 on aggregate.

Arsenal ease past Slavia Prague to book Europa League semi-final with Villarreal
# Prague Spring
# Prague Spring

Arsenal ease past Slavia Prague to book Europa League semi-final with Villarreal

22 hours ago 4,462 Views 8 Comments

Alexandre Lacazette scored twice for the Gunners.

Four Top 14 games postponed over Covid-19 concerns
# Top14
# Top14

Four Top 14 games postponed over Covid-19 concerns

22 hours ago 8,489 Views 8 Comments

Two front row forwards from Bordeaux-Begles tested positive for the British variant of coronavirus last weekend.

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies
# Racing
# Racing

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner Presenting Percy dies

23 hours ago 5,753 Views 2 Comments

Owner Philip Reynolds pays tribute to ‘special athlete with a personality all of his own’.

'A dream of mine ever since I came to the club' - Irish youngster savours Championship debut
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'A dream of mine ever since I came to the club' - Irish youngster savours Championship debut

Thu 8:56 PM 10,149 Views 2 Comments

Festy Ebosele featured for Derby County against Norwich City.

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene
# Raw Materials
# Raw Materials

Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene

Thu 8:34 PM 3,082 Views 0 Comments

Look no further than Ballinasloe RFC to see signs of Béibhinn Parsons’ potential influence on women’s rugby, and indeed women’s sport.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals he contracted malaria on international duty

Thu 8:28 PM 4,642 Views 3 Comments

The Arsenal captain has been in hospital after contracting the illness whilst with Gabon last month.

Ex-Ireland international suspended in Scotland after criticising match official
# Jim Goodwin
# Jim Goodwin

Ex-Ireland international suspended in Scotland after criticising match official

Thu 8:26 PM 7,576 Views 2 Comments

The St Mirren boss had claimed referee Don Robertson “cost” his side a place in the top six.

Swansea vow to continue fight against online abuse as social media boycott ends
# Fighting Back
# Fighting Back

Swansea vow to continue fight against online abuse as social media boycott ends

Thu 7:53 PM 1,406 Views 1 Comment

The Welsh club did not post on social media for seven days after their players suffered repeated racial abuse online.

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