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Dublin: 10°C Saturday 24 October 2020

Today’s News

Browne and McClean both hit the net in Championship wins as Idah sees red late on

Browne scored twice as Preston defeated Huddersfield.

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Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to Portuguese pole position

Hamilton is looking to surpass Michael Schumacher’s all-time record and claim his 92nd race win in Portimao on Sunday.

Garry Ringrose suffers broken jaw against Italy in blow for Ireland

The Leinster man could be sidelined for four to six weeks, according to Andy Farrell.

Sexton: 'We have it all to do in Paris - but we're a special group. We can win there'

Ireland can still win this year’s Six Nations title but it is advantage England as we head into next week’s final round of fixtures.

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Belgian rider Wellens wins stage five of Vuelta, Roglic keeps race lead

Roglic retains a five-second lead over Ireland’s Dan Martin.

Debutants impress as Ireland secure bonus-point win to keep Six Nations hopes alive

Andy Farrell’s men scored seven tries in a 50-17 win over Italy in Dublin.

Real Madrid ease pressure on Zidane with rousing victory over Barca

Real go six points clear of their rivals in the table.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations

Andy Farrell’s side run in seven tries to hammer Italy at the Aviva.

Ruthless Kilkenny fire home 6-23 to bring high-flying Westmeath back down to earth

Denise Gaule and Miriam Walsh impressed for the Cats as Brian Dowling’s side maintained their good start to the All-Ireland camogie championship.

Fabulous Frodon proves unstoppable at Cheltenham

Gold Cup firmly on the agenda after Ryanair hero defies welter burden.

Limerick claim football league title glory and Wicklow book promotion with key win over Wexford

Antrim finished third after their seven-point success over Waterford today.

Armagh celebrate going up and Laois produce stunning comeback on dramatic final league day

Jack O’Connor’s Kildare team are also safe after they defeated Westmeath.

Smith brothers lead Roscommon to Division 2 crown once again as Cavan dramatically relegated

Donie and Enda Smith combined for 1-7 as the Rossies sealed their return to the top flight.

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Kerry crowned Division 1 champions after heavy win over understrength Donegal

Michael Murphy, Ryan McHugh, Neil McGee and Eoghan Ban Gallagher didn’t travel to Tralee.

Phil Foden earns Man City point after Michail Antonio’s spectacular opener

The Hammers earned a share of the spoils with a 1-1 draw at the London Stadium.

Limerick make full-back line changes and Clare bring in two championship newcomers

The counties meet tomorrow in Semple Stadium.

Valtteri Bottas continues to dominate Portuguese Grand Prix practice

The Finn edged out his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in FP3.

Ireland aim to complete Italian job and get third home win of the season

Adam Griggs’ side are on a revenge mission after losing 29-27 to Italy last year.

Dublin football and hurling teams unveiled for league and championship clashes

Chris Crummey starts at centre-forward for the hurlers against Laois with two debuts in store, while Dessie Farrell keeps his footballers unchanged.

Ulster name experienced pack for visit of Dragons as Madigan continues at 10

Dan McFarland has made six changes to his team from the win away to Ospreys two weekends ago.

Disappointment for Geelong's Irish duo as Richmond win third AFL Premiership in four years

Richmond were impressive winners over Zach Tuohy and Mark O’Connor’s Cats in an absorbing contest.

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low

Andy Friend has reshuffled his team for tomorrow’s visit to Edinburgh in the Pro14.

Solid day for the Irish as Maguire and Meadow make the cut ahead of big weekend in Georgia

Meadow carded a round of 70 to climb the leaderboard at the LPGA Drive On Championship, while Maguire enjoyed a strong showing on the back nine.

Rivalry set aside as Liverpool boss Klopp heaps praise on Rashford for school meals drive

‘What Marcus has started is absolutely incredible. I don’t know him but even I am proud of him.’

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'It's always a pinch me moment' - fronting the TV coverage through a GAA season like no other

Gráinne McElwain – best known as the face of TG4′s ladies football coverage – is Sky Sports’ presenter for the 2020 championship.

'Everything that Bamford gets, he gets because he deserves it' - Leeds boss Bielsa on hat-trick hero

Last night’s hat-trick took Patrick Bamford’s tally to six Premier League goals in as many games for the season

Thomas seizes PGA Zozo lead as Tiger follows 76 with 66 and McIlroy also improves

A better day for Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods in Califronia.

'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'

Rob Kearney has won two Grand Slams, four Six Nations titles and four Champions Cups but he tells Garry Doyle that luck was a key factor in his success.

'We should ask the question if there’s more that can be done' - calls for travel expenses for ladies players

Dublin captain Sinéad Aherne has further highlighted the issue, which has become more of a concern for inter-county ladies footballers and camogie players through the pandemic.

'They gave us a diagnosis that she wasn’t to live past 7. She turns 12 next month'

The heartwarming tale of the Westmeath Camogie manager whose team and daughter are winning against the odds.

Scanning, kicking, more playmakers, solid set-piece - Ireland's attack aims this autumn

Attack coach Mike Catt says teams ‘can’t just be one-dimensional anymore.’

'It's going to be fun': Conway revelling in the competition under Farrell

Training and form carry a great deal more weight under Andy Farrell, the Munster wing says.

Marcus Rea up and running again for Ulster after injury and ice-cream

The 23-year-old waited 18 months between his first and second Ulster caps. He is intent on building momentum for his third.

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'

Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.

Yesterday’s News

Derry City move up to fifth with comfortable win over Shels

Joe Thomson and Walter Figueira struck in a 2-0 win for the hosts.

Bamford hat-trick fires Leeds into third as Villa suffer first defeat

Marcelo Bielsa’s side moved within three points of leaders Everton.

'We feel we've given it away here' - Pauw laments missed opportunity as Ireland are left seeking miracle

Ireland’s bid to qualify for Euro 2021 suffered a significant setback with Pauw’s women now having to either get a result against Germany or depend on an unlikely Ukrainian slip-up.

McFadden apologises after he was among group of 12 Barbarians to breach coronavirus protocols

Several Barbarians players left the team hotel in London earlier in the week resulting in the cancellation of Sunday’s game against England.


Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses

Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.

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