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Today’s News

Cork manager McCarthy's appeal against 12-week ban is rejected by DRA
# Unsuccessful
# Unsuccessful

Cork manager McCarthy's appeal against 12-week ban is rejected by DRA

1 hour ago 973 Views 1 Comment

The suspension to the Cork manager was handed out for the team’s training session on a beach in Youghal in January.

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated 1 hour ago 8,379 Views 2 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

Orla O'Dwyer stars as Lions book Grand Final spot
# MANE WOMAN
# MANE WOMAN

Orla O'Dwyer stars as Lions book Grand Final spot

1 hour ago 2,622 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe’s ‘Pies were narrowly beaten.

'Peak6 will hold everyone at the club responsible' - Keegan backs Dundalk to fix problems after latest defeat
# LOI
# LOI

'Peak6 will hold everyone at the club responsible' - Keegan backs Dundalk to fix problems after latest defeat

2 hours ago 1,717 Views 1 Comment

The Lilywhites were beaten by Bohs last night.

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The Good Information Project: A Shared Island

Over the past four weeks, The Good Information Project – a new initiative from The Journal – has focussed on the question, What could a shared island look like?
WOMEN’S SIX NATIONS ON THE42
The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby - plus previews, profiles and more
McGinley urges McIlroy to 'clear his head' after early Masters exit
# Time Out
# Time Out

McGinley urges McIlroy to 'clear his head' after early Masters exit

3 hours ago 3,624 Views 9 Comments

McIlroy has not won a major championship since 2014.

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular
# Grand Designs
# Grand Designs

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular

3 hours ago 1,402 Views 1 Comment

World’s greatest steeplechase is back, but taking place behind closed doors for the first time

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated 4 hours ago 17,509 Views 6 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

'We want to be the ones being the aggressors' - Slade has Leinster scalp in his sights
# Chiefs
# Chiefs

'We want to be the ones being the aggressors' - Slade has Leinster scalp in his sights

6 hours ago 5,726 Views 16 Comments

The Exeter centre is looking to make a statement ahead of the impending Lions squad announcement.

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming
# Friendly Fires
# Friendly Fires

World Cup qualification the goal as Ireland's Liverpool star 'still not over' Euros shortcoming

6 hours ago 1,272 Views 0 Comments

‘It was a bit sickening to be honest, still a really hard pill to swallow,’ says Niamh Fahey.

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter
# Exet Strategy
# Exet Strategy

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter

6 hours ago 2,006 Views 1 Comment

The 2018 European champions meet last year’s Champions Cup winners in the European quarter-finals tonight.

McCloskey: 'It is a new goal for us - we'll try our best to win it'
# Ulster
# Ulster

McCloskey: 'It is a new goal for us - we'll try our best to win it'

6 hours ago 2,669 Views 8 Comments

Ulster face Northampton in tonight’s Challenge Cup quarter-final.

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
# W6N
# W6N

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them

7 hours ago 922 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.

Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Rory McIlroy misses cut at the Masters, Justin Rose maintains narrow lead

12 hours ago 27,059 Views 30 Comments

Defending champion Dustin Johnson also made an early exit at Augusta National.

Yesterday’s News

Northern Ireland beat Republic's conquerors to close in on Euros qualification
# Winning
# Winning

Northern Ireland beat Republic's conquerors to close in on Euros qualification

13 hours ago 5,094 Views 1 Comment

Kenny Shiels’ side won 2-1 away to Ukraine in Friday night’s play-off first leg.

Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season
# Pep Talk
# Pep Talk

Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season

14 hours ago 3,445 Views 2 Comments

It was announced last week Aguero, City’s record goalscorer, would leave the club when his contract expired in the summer.

Former Shamrock Rovers star scores first goal since move to Scotland
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Former Shamrock Rovers star scores first goal since move to Scotland

14 hours ago 5,988 Views 2 Comments

Aaron McEneff was on target as Hearts moved to within two points of the title.

Kop legend Dalglish dreaming of another Anfield miracle against Real
# King Kenny
# King Kenny

Kop legend Dalglish dreaming of another Anfield miracle against Real

14 hours ago 5,529 Views 2 Comments

Liverpool are 3-1 down against Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals.

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Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons
# Off Form
# Off Form

Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons

14 hours ago 8,363 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old carded an opening 76 at Augusta National and played the first 10 holes of round two in four over par to fall well outside the projected cut.

Edinson Cavani's Man United future in doubt
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Edinson Cavani's Man United future in doubt

15 hours ago 7,586 Views 11 Comments

The 34-year-old Uruguay international arrived at Old Trafford as a free agent in October on a deal until the end of the campaign.

Fulham's Premier League survival hopes dealt a major blow after late drama
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Fulham's Premier League survival hopes dealt a major blow after late drama

15 hours ago 5,076 Views 0 Comments

Wolves’ Adama Traore scored a last-gasp winner for his side.

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return
# Wat-a-win
# Wat-a-win

Ismaila Sarr at the double as Watford take step closer to Premier League return

15 hours ago 2,130 Views 0 Comments

The Hornets were 2-0 winners at home to Reading.

Athlone win in Cork to go top of the table
# Flying High
# Flying High

Athlone win in Cork to go top of the table

15 hours ago 3,231 Views 2 Comments

James Doona’s cool finish with 12 minutes to go proved to be the difference between the two sides

Kelly's goal sends Bohs to victory and piles even more pressure on Dundalk
# Georgie Boy
# Georgie Boy

Kelly's goal sends Bohs to victory and piles even more pressure on Dundalk

15 hours ago 3,195 Views 1 Comment

Big spending club have collected just one point from four games.

Kilkenny 8-time All-Ireland winner Larkin joins Wicklow hurling backroom team
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Kilkenny 8-time All-Ireland winner Larkin joins Wicklow hurling backroom team

16 hours ago 4,636 Views 0 Comments

The James Stephens clubman joins Eamonn Scallan’s set-up in a coaching and advisory role.

Lowry finishes with a flourish with three birdies in seven holes
# Masters
# Masters

Lowry finishes with a flourish with three birdies in seven holes

16 hours ago 39,218 Views 20 Comments

The Offaly man got off to a superb start yesterday but had a tougher round today.

World Cup winner De Rossi hospitalised with Covid-19 - reports
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

World Cup winner De Rossi hospitalised with Covid-19 - reports

16 hours ago 6,107 Views 5 Comments

The 37-year-old was one of four members of Italy’s staff who were infected during recent 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over

16 hours ago 40,848 Views 7 Comments

‘Clearly we didn’t want him to go away on international duty and firmly believe that has hindered his recovery.

Alan McManus announces retirement after defeat in qualifiers
# End Game
# End Game

Alan McManus announces retirement after defeat in qualifiers

16 hours ago 3,811 Views 1 Comment

The former world number six was beaten 6-3 by Chinese teenager Bai Langning.

From DCU to Down Under: The team-mates, house-mates and friends dreaming of AFLW glory
# Ties That Bind
# Ties That Bind

From DCU to Down Under: The team-mates, house-mates and friends dreaming of AFLW glory

Updated 17 hours ago 14,886 Views 2 Comments

‘It was as if they were operating on a professional level even back then.’ Now, Collingwood duo Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan are one step away from the biggest stage in their adopted sport.

Derry finish with 10 men as second-half brace sends St Pat's top of Premier Division table
# The Summit
# The Summit

Derry finish with 10 men as second-half brace sends St Pat's top of Premier Division table

17 hours ago 2,124 Views 3 Comments

Robbie Benson and substitute Darragh Burns were both on target at Richmond Park.

Monday 19 April is D-Day for FAI's Euro hopes
# Manic Monday
# Manic Monday

Monday 19 April is D-Day for FAI's Euro hopes

18 hours ago 1,489 Views 3 Comments

Irish fans will find out in 10 days if Dublin will get to host four games in this year’s tournament.

Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team

18 hours ago 3,448 Views 0 Comments

Therese Maher is expected to link up with the squad when Cathal Murray’s backroom team is ratified at a County Board meeting.

Positive Covid-19 case sees Cabinteely v Galway United called off
# Postponed
# Postponed

Positive Covid-19 case sees Cabinteely v Galway United called off

19 hours ago 2,271 Views 0 Comments

John Caulfield’s side were due to face the First Division leaders at Stradbrook tonight.

Four Irish crews book their place in European Rowing Championship finals
# Rowing For Gold
# Rowing For Gold

Four Irish crews book their place in European Rowing Championship finals

20 hours ago 2,541 Views 1 Comment

Women’s four and women’s pair crews qualify for A Finals along with Lydia Heaphy and Gary O’Donovan.

Fakir D’oudairies wins Marsh Chase emphatically for JP McManus and Joseph O'Brien
# Aintree Festival
# Aintree Festival

Fakir D’oudairies wins Marsh Chase emphatically for JP McManus and Joseph O'Brien

20 hours ago 1,762 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair Chase runner-up lands deserved Grade One prize.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

20 hours ago 25,250 Views 8 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

What has happened to Trent Alexander-Arnold?
# Out Of Sorts
# Out Of Sorts

What has happened to Trent Alexander-Arnold?

20 hours ago 8,201 Views 20 Comments

Having previously excelled, the Liverpool full-back has struggled this season.

Cheltenham-Aintree double as Belfast Banter claims Fahey and Sexton's first Grade 1 prize
# Top Novice
# Top Novice

Cheltenham-Aintree double as Belfast Banter claims Fahey and Sexton's first Grade 1 prize

20 hours ago 1,603 Views 1 Comment

County Hurdle winner may now be aimed at Galway Hurdle later this summer.

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to right the wrongs of Villa Park
# Revenge Mission
# Revenge Mission

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to right the wrongs of Villa Park

21 hours ago 2,438 Views 1 Comment

The Reds were beaten 7-2 by Dean Smith’s side in October.

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