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Dublin: 2°C Wednesday 14 April 2021

Today’s News

O'Connell the perfect fit for Lions if Gatland is going to add 'extra resource'
# Nous
# Nous

O'Connell the perfect fit for Lions if Gatland is going to add 'extra resource'

26 minutes ago 197 Views 0 Comments

The Lions head coach said they ‘may bring someone else in a little bit later on.’

Yesterday’s News

Kante-inspired Chelsea survive late Porto stunner to advance to first CL semi in 7 years
# Midas Tuch
# Midas Tuch

Kante-inspired Chelsea survive late Porto stunner to advance to first CL semi in 7 years

7 hours ago 4,638 Views 17 Comments

A sensational overhead kick by Mehdi Taremi put the squeeze on late but Chelsea advanced to the last four.

Northern Ireland see off Ukraine in second leg to qualify for first ever major tournament
# Euros-bound
# Euros-bound

Northern Ireland see off Ukraine in second leg to qualify for first ever major tournament

8 hours ago 3,252 Views 5 Comments

Kenny Shiels’ side beat the Republic’s conquerors 4-1 on aggregate to progress to next year’s finals.

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with champions Bayern despite second-leg defeat
# Continental Classic
# Continental Classic

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with champions Bayern despite second-leg defeat

8 hours ago 12,479 Views 9 Comments

Neymar twice hit the woodwork for PSG in the first half and Choupo-Moting then put Bayern in front five minutes before the break.

Jones has 'captain’s material' as Gatland starts whittling down Lions selection
# Take Your Pick
# Take Your Pick

Jones has 'captain’s material' as Gatland starts whittling down Lions selection

8 hours ago 5,175 Views 3 Comments

Premiership players could miss out if their clubs don’t grant them early release.

'He’s still as good as ever' - Sexton very much in the mix for third Lions tour
# Experience
# Experience

'He’s still as good as ever' - Sexton very much in the mix for third Lions tour

8 hours ago 6,630 Views 12 Comments

The 35-year-old is hoping to be part of the trip to South Africa this summer.

This wonder goal by Burke from halfway line helps Shamrock Rovers to victory over Derry City
# Pick It Out
# Pick It Out

This wonder goal by Burke from halfway line helps Shamrock Rovers to victory over Derry City

Updated 8 hours ago 4,481 Views 2 Comments

Graham Burke’s strike put the league champions ahead 2-0 at half-time.

Irish duo start as Swansea go third in the Championship and Sunderland promotion hopes dented
# Around The Grounds
# Around The Grounds

Irish duo start as Swansea go third in the Championship and Sunderland promotion hopes dented

9 hours ago 4,394 Views 0 Comments

Another win for Conor Hourihane and Ryan Manning tonight.

'I still love that team. I love what we stood for and how we rebelled against the status quo'
# 10 Years On
# 10 Years On

'I still love that team. I love what we stood for and how we rebelled against the status quo'

10 hours ago 19,752 Views 5 Comments

10 years on from a landmark U21 football title for Cavan, goalkeeper Alan O’Mara reflects on the significance of that win.

'I've never seen anyone like Haaland at this club' - Reus
# Difference Maker
# Difference Maker

'I've never seen anyone like Haaland at this club' - Reus

10 hours ago 6,645 Views 3 Comments

The Dortmund captain is back to his best after struggling with poor form and injury this season.

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

10 hours ago 4,409 Views 1 Comment

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
# Title Race
# Title Race

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics

11 hours ago 3,888 Views 4 Comments

Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.

Sam Allardyce says VAR is becoming a laughing stock
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Sam Allardyce says VAR is becoming a laughing stock

11 hours ago 2,785 Views 2 Comments

Another controversial decision was made in West Brom’s 3-0 win against Southampton.

Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback
# Hope
# Hope

Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback

11 hours ago 2,493 Views 0 Comments

Left-back Andy Robertson said the players have a responsibility to create the atmosphere themselves.

Promising prop Thomas Clarkson among 4 players rewarded with new contracts by Leinster
# 3 Is The Magic Number
# 3 Is The Magic Number

Promising prop Thomas Clarkson among 4 players rewarded with new contracts by Leinster

12 hours ago 13,225 Views 68 Comments

The 21-year-old tighthead featured on nine occasions in the Guinness Pro14 this season.

O'Mahony fit to resume training ahead of Munster's latest clash with Leinster
# Fighting Fit
# Fighting Fit

O'Mahony fit to resume training ahead of Munster's latest clash with Leinster

13 hours ago 7,817 Views 18 Comments

Munster will wait until next week for a decision on James Cronin and Tadhg Beirne.

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland
# W6N
# W6N

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland

13 hours ago 1,906 Views 2 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team have eyed the France fixture as a chance to record a potential upset.

Leinster's Champions Cup semi v La Rochelle will not be shown on free-to-air TV
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

Leinster's Champions Cup semi v La Rochelle will not be shown on free-to-air TV

14 hours ago 23,379 Views 30 Comments

Leinster’s Champions Cup semi fixed for Sunday 2 May, with Ulster’s Challenge Cup trip to Leicester set for Friday 30 April.

Elite sport exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine to be granted on 'case-by-case basis'
# Let The Games Begin
# Let The Games Begin

Elite sport exemptions to mandatory hotel quarantine to be granted on 'case-by-case basis'

15 hours ago 14,130 Views 18 Comments

Minister of State for Sport Jack Chambers says any exemptions will be approved by the HSE and policed by Sport Ireland.

Sancho to miss Champions League return leg with Manchester City
# Still On The Sidelines
# Still On The Sidelines

Sancho to miss Champions League return leg with Manchester City

16 hours ago 2,828 Views 4 Comments

The German side go into the game looking to overturn a 2-1 deficit.

Fixture details confirmed for opening three rounds of the Rainbow Cup
# Schedule
# Schedule

Fixture details confirmed for opening three rounds of the Rainbow Cup

17 hours ago 9,318 Views 25 Comments

The games begin a week from Friday.

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week
# Getting Closer
# Getting Closer

Draws for 2021 GAA championships to take place next week

Updated 18 hours ago 8,765 Views 6 Comments

The draws for both the hurling and football championships will be made across next Monday and Tuesday.

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions
# Priorities
# Priorities

Gatland knew 'a long time ago' that Farrell wouldn't be available to Lions

18 hours ago 8,727 Views 0 Comments

Farrell will lead Ireland on their tour to the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.

Limerick hurling S&C coach says GAA pre-seasons were far too long
# Less Is More
# Less Is More

Limerick hurling S&C coach says GAA pre-seasons were far too long

18 hours ago 8,847 Views 4 Comments

‘A six-week pre-season is more than ample for professional players and that’s what we see ourselves as.’

Perez voted in for sixth term as president of Real Madrid
# Los Blancos
# Los Blancos

Perez voted in for sixth term as president of Real Madrid

19 hours ago 3,221 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile Real captain Sergio Ramos has tested positive for Covid-19.

Coetzee granted early release from Ulster contract due to injury
# Exit
# Exit

Coetzee granted early release from Ulster contract due to injury

20 hours ago 8,922 Views 8 Comments

Last month’s Pro14 defeat to Leinster will now represent his last game for the provice.

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team
# Lions Lions Lions
# Lions Lions Lions

Leinster's McBryde confirmed as part of Gatland's Lions coaching team

20 hours ago 21,550 Views 22 Comments

Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy, and Neil Jenkins have also been appointed.

Ancelotti says Everton are still in the Europe fight despite Brighton draw
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Ancelotti says Everton are still in the Europe fight despite Brighton draw

22 hours ago 2,309 Views 3 Comments

The result leaves Everton eighth, four points behind sixth-placed Liverpool and seven behind West Ham in fourth.

Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record
# NBA
# NBA

Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record

22 hours ago 3,284 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old passed Chamberlain’s mark as Golden State downed the Denver Nuggets.

'Feels like yesterday making my first' - 50th Irish cap for Arsenal star as World Cup qualifiers loom
# Milestone
# Milestone

'Feels like yesterday making my first' - 50th Irish cap for Arsenal star as World Cup qualifiers loom

23 hours ago 2,207 Views 1 Comment

Katie McCabe reached the half century mark against Belgium on Sunday.

Monday 12 April, 2021

Super Bowl-winning wide receiver retires after brilliant career with New England Patriots
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Super Bowl-winning wide receiver retires after brilliant career with New England Patriots

Mon 11:22 PM 10,540 Views 4 Comments

Julian Edelman won three Super Bowls in his 12 seasons with the Patriots.

France hooker out until June with broken tibia
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

France hooker out until June with broken tibia

Mon 11:14 PM 8,430 Views 1 Comment

Camille Chat will be sidelined for up to two months with a leg injury suffered in Racing 92′s European Champions Cup loss.

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption

Updated Mon 10:30 PM 8,827 Views 4 Comments

France is being added to the government’s quarantine list on Thursday.

Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton
# Escape To Victory
# Escape To Victory

Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton

Updated Mon 10:28 PM 9,588 Views 6 Comments

Albion are eight points from Premier League safety with seven games left.

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'
# Don't Mind The Gap
# Don't Mind The Gap

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'

Mon 9:30 PM 47,543 Views 8 Comments

Eyes? Pressure? Les Bleues? Bring them all on, says Ireland’s 19-year-old star woman, Béibhinn Parsons.

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

Mon 8:00 PM 35,767 Views 103 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

Rangers-Celtic Cup tie among sports events moved to avoid clash with Duke of Edinburgh's funeral
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Rangers-Celtic Cup tie among sports events moved to avoid clash with Duke of Edinburgh's funeral

Updated Mon 6:21 PM 7,421 Views 17 Comments

A host of sporting fixtures in the UK have switched times to avoid overlapping with the ceremony.

Cricket Ireland temporarily suspend elite men's training after positive test for Covid-19
# Precaution
# Precaution

Cricket Ireland temporarily suspend elite men's training after positive test for Covid-19

Mon 6:04 PM 1,868 Views 0 Comments

The player has used only one training hub but has close contacts who have trained at other locations.

Blackmore: 'For me, in racing, the gender thing was never an issue – and I’ve just carried that forward'
# Just One Of The Greats
# Just One Of The Greats

Blackmore: 'For me, in racing, the gender thing was never an issue – and I’ve just carried that forward'

Mon 5:27 PM 5,304 Views 1 Comment

The Tipperary woman became the first woman to triumph in Aintree showpiece.

Munster and Ireland flanker Tommy O'Donnell announces retirement
# Tipp Top
# Tipp Top

Munster and Ireland flanker Tommy O'Donnell announces retirement

Mon 5:00 PM 36,678 Views 34 Comments

‘I feel it is the right time for me and my family to step away from rugby and this season will be my last.’

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