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Dublin: 12°C Thursday 22 April 2021

Today’s News

Uefa poised to shun Super League clubs when pondering Euro 2020 stadium options
# Reprisal
# Reprisal

Uefa poised to shun Super League clubs when pondering Euro 2020 stadium options

10 minutes ago 318 Views 0 Comments

Uefa’s executive committee is set to make a final decision on Euros hosting on Friday, with Dublin likely to lose its rights to host games.

‘I could have quit’ – Jesse Lingard opens up on mental health struggles
# Revitalised
# Revitalised

‘I could have quit’ – Jesse Lingard opens up on mental health struggles

36 minutes ago 918 Views 1 Comment

The Manchester United player has rediscovered his love of football on loan at West Ham after a change of approach in lockdown.

What do you think of the new Galway GAA jerseys?
# First Look
# First Look

What do you think of the new Galway GAA jerseys?

1 hour ago 2,155 Views 1 Comment

The Tribesmen have launched their home and away kits ahead of the 2021 season.

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers
# Rebels
# Rebels

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers

Updated 1 hour ago 9,972 Views 15 Comments

United’s owners have come under renewed criticism following the failed European Super League.

O'Shea departs Mayo training session with knee injury on first night back
# Worrying
# Worrying

O'Shea departs Mayo training session with knee injury on first night back

1 hour ago 2,831 Views 2 Comments

The Mayo captain is expected to undergo a scan later this week.

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season
# Heading Home
# Heading Home

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season

2 hours ago 3,418 Views 5 Comments

The 34-year-old tighthead won four Ireland caps after arriving in 2012.

Harry's game but will Kane be able to face Man City in Carabao Cup final?
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

Harry's game but will Kane be able to face Man City in Carabao Cup final?

3 hours ago 1,880 Views 0 Comments

Tottenham caretaker boss Ryan Mason is hopeful the Spurs talisman will be fit to line out against City on Sunday.

Coleman: Super League proposal 'left a horrible feeling... it didn’t feel good or right'
# Greed Game
# Greed Game

Coleman: Super League proposal 'left a horrible feeling... it didn’t feel good or right'

3 hours ago 1,095 Views 0 Comments

Coleman believes that the opposition to the idea among players, managers and fans was ‘unanimous’.

Galway's Emma Slevin makes history by qualifying for European Gymnastics final
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Galway's Emma Slevin makes history by qualifying for European Gymnastics final

4 hours ago 1,343 Views 0 Comments

Irish duo produce ‘a superb day for women’s gymnastics in Ireland’.

Derry City part company with manager Declan Devine
# Devine Intervention
# Devine Intervention

Derry City part company with manager Declan Devine

4 hours ago 1,716 Views 1 Comment

Devine has paid the price for a poor start to the season, with Derry lying bottom of the Premier Division.

O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024
# ROG
# ROG

O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024

4 hours ago 7,800 Views 35 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland out-half will lead the Top 14 club form next season onwards.

'There’s a lot more going on in the world to worry about my poxy break-off'
# Little Break
# Little Break

'There’s a lot more going on in the world to worry about my poxy break-off'

4 hours ago 5,496 Views 4 Comments

Mark Williams furious at ‘farcical’ attempts to ban his controversial tactic.

Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers
# Buzzer Beaten
# Buzzer Beaten

Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers

5 hours ago 1,359 Views 0 Comments

Embiid barely missed a full-court shot at the buzzer which would have tied the game for Philadelphia.

Prolific try-scorer Penny set to resume superb season against Munster
# Potential
# Potential

Prolific try-scorer Penny set to resume superb season against Munster

5 hours ago 5,347 Views 13 Comments

The 21-year-old flanker is aiming to improve his defensive chat and breakdown skills.

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'
# Temple Of Hume
# Temple Of Hume

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'

5 hours ago 4,234 Views 6 Comments

Youngster James Hume has nailed down his jersey and is trying to get ahead of the curve in dealing with the external pressure that comes with it.

Warburton: Injury struggles could hurt Sexton's Lions chances
# Doubt
# Doubt

Warburton: Injury struggles could hurt Sexton's Lions chances

6 hours ago 3,956 Views 10 Comments

The two-time Lions captain thinks a spot in the starting team may be too big an ask for the out-half.

Yesterday’s News

Karim Benzema’s brace helps Real Madrid to LaLiga summit
# Top Of The Table
# Top Of The Table

Karim Benzema’s brace helps Real Madrid to LaLiga summit

14 hours ago 3,059 Views 1 Comment

Los Blancos were back in action for the first time since the European Super League project crumbled.

Leaders Inter draw, Dortmund stay in Champions League hunt and Neymar scores as PSG win in cup
# On The Continent
# On The Continent

Leaders Inter draw, Dortmund stay in Champions League hunt and Neymar scores as PSG win in cup

14 hours ago 2,453 Views 5 Comments

AC Milan lost to Sassuolo in Serie A.

Man City come from behind against Aston Villa to close in on Premier League title
# Breaking From The Pack
# Breaking From The Pack

Man City come from behind against Aston Villa to close in on Premier League title

14 hours ago 4,152 Views 3 Comments

Phil Foden starred as both sides were reduced to 10 men.

Bournemouth consolidate Championship play-off spot as Reading's promotion hopes suffer blow
# Wrap
# Wrap

Bournemouth consolidate Championship play-off spot as Reading's promotion hopes suffer blow

15 hours ago 2,464 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Wycombe kept their slim survival hopes alive with a do-or-die win against Bristol City.

'The whole Pro14 Rainbow Cup has turned into a mishmash competition'
# Celtic League
# Celtic League

'The whole Pro14 Rainbow Cup has turned into a mishmash competition'

15 hours ago 9,266 Views 13 Comments

Former Wales captain Sam Warburton thinks the Pro14 is making too many changes.

Leigh Griffiths leaves it late as Celtic snatch draw at Aberdeen
# Scotland
# Scotland

Leigh Griffiths leaves it late as Celtic snatch draw at Aberdeen

15 hours ago 2,269 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Liam Craig scored a late penalty as St Johnstone denied Rangers

Bilbao dropped as Euro 2020 host by UEFA - Basque authorities
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Bilbao dropped as Euro 2020 host by UEFA - Basque authorities

15 hours ago 3,775 Views 0 Comments

The Local Organising Committee has hit out at Uefa’s “unilateral” decision and are seeking compensation.

As debate over long-term future continues, Ireland must make short-term progress
# Analysis
# Analysis

As debate over long-term future continues, Ireland must make short-term progress

15 hours ago 11,360 Views 10 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were poor in a number of areas during last weekend’s hammering by France.

Maguire four shots off the lead in Los Angeles after first round on LPGA Tour
# Golf
# Golf

Maguire four shots off the lead in Los Angeles after first round on LPGA Tour

16 hours ago 3,015 Views 3 Comments

The Cavan native fired a 69 in her opening round.

The Super League has collapsed at the end of 'football's craziest 48 hours' - What happens now?
# Recounting The Drama
# Recounting The Drama

The Super League has collapsed at the end of 'football's craziest 48 hours' - What happens now?

16 hours ago 19,598 Views 16 Comments

We look at why the Super League proposal collapsed, and the changes it may bring to football.

Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League
# Back To Basics
# Back To Basics

Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League

17 hours ago 6,690 Views 7 Comments

It has been a tumultuous 72 hours for Tottenham following the departure of Jose Mourinho and European Super League shame.

Kerry drawn with Meath and Down in Joe McDonagh Cup, Offaly to face Sligo in Christy Ring opener
# Hurling Tiers
# Hurling Tiers

Kerry drawn with Meath and Down in Joe McDonagh Cup, Offaly to face Sligo in Christy Ring opener

17 hours ago 4,009 Views 13 Comments

The draws for the hurling competitions were made this evening.

Taking a knee and other forms of athlete protest to be banned at Tokyo Olympics
# Vote
# Vote

Taking a knee and other forms of athlete protest to be banned at Tokyo Olympics

18 hours ago 2,268 Views 4 Comments

The IOC has approved a recommendation from its own Athletes’ Commission to curtail the right to protest on the field of play.

'We apologise unreservedly': Joel Glazer vows to rebuild trust in open letter to Man United fans
# Super Sorry
# Super Sorry

'We apologise unreservedly': Joel Glazer vows to rebuild trust in open letter to Man United fans

19 hours ago 18,938 Views 45 Comments

United, like the other English clubs involved, have been forced into an hasty and embarrassing retreat.

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions
# Change Of Plans
# Change Of Plans

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions

20 hours ago 3,965 Views 5 Comments

Third/fourth-place playoff will now take place in Donnybrook on Saturday.

'A real coup' as Connacht sign Irish-qualified Hansen from Brumbies
# Mack's Back
# Mack's Back

'A real coup' as Connacht sign Irish-qualified Hansen from Brumbies

20 hours ago 18,302 Views 16 Comments

Versatile back will arrive at the Sportsground this summer on a two-year deal.

'Most important for them is the money' - Barcelona boss Koeman slams Uefa
# Super League
# Super League

'Most important for them is the money' - Barcelona boss Koeman slams Uefa

21 hours ago 14,032 Views 8 Comments

The European governing body is pushing forward with a plan to expand the Champions League from 32 to 36 teams.

‘June is too soon’ – Varadkar doubts Dublin will host Euro 2020 matches
# Unlikely
# Unlikely

‘June is too soon’ – Varadkar doubts Dublin will host Euro 2020 matches

Updated 22 hours ago 14,578 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s capital city is set to be stripped of the games this Friday.

‘Big Six’ could yet face Premier League punishment over Super League plans
# Payback
# Payback

‘Big Six’ could yet face Premier League punishment over Super League plans

22 hours ago 6,960 Views 19 Comments

The six English clubs have withdrawn from the competition in the wake of fan protests.

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight
# Moon Boy
# Moon Boy

Paul Townend continuing Punchestown fitness fight

23 hours ago 2,869 Views 3 Comments

Rider is having a protective boot made ahead of Festival.

Atletico Madrid and Italian clubs follow English exodus to leave Super League in ruins
# Dead In The Water
# Dead In The Water

Atletico Madrid and Italian clubs follow English exodus to leave Super League in ruins

Updated Wed 12:50 PM 7,429 Views 12 Comments

The group of 12 is now down to just two — Real Madrid and Barcelona.

'You were very clear it would not stand' - Liverpool owner apologises to fans over Super League
# Hands Up
# Hands Up

'You were very clear it would not stand' - Liverpool owner apologises to fans over Super League

Updated Wed 12:00 PM 28,364 Views 44 Comments

John W Henry said in a video on Twitter that the project would only have worked with the support of fans.

Sonia O'Sullivan 'looking forward' to new role coaching Nike athletes in the US
# Stateside
# Stateside

Sonia O'Sullivan 'looking forward' to new role coaching Nike athletes in the US

Wed 11:01 AM 5,808 Views 4 Comments

The legendary Irish runner is heading from Melbourne to a training camp in Portland, Oregon.

Pro14 confirm that the South African teams are out of the Rainbow Cup
# No Go
# No Go

Pro14 confirm that the South African teams are out of the Rainbow Cup

Wed 10:18 AM 9,906 Views 27 Comments

Tournament organisers insist this will not affect the long-term partnership with SA Rugby.

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