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Dublin: 15°C Saturday 31 October 2020

Today’s News

Lewis Hamilton recalls the death of Ayrton Senna ahead of first F1 race at Imola

Five days on from his record-breaking 92nd victory at last Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix, the six-time champion was back at work.

'Roy Keane always showed up on the big days - I wanted to be like that'

Sean O’Brien believes Ireland need a Keane-like mentality if they are to get the result they need in Paris today.

Cristiano Ronaldo Covid-free after 19 days, but virus hits other Serie A teams

Juventus next play at promoted Spezia on Sunday, with all matches now behind closed doors.

'I remember I was the D team captain. In fourth year, I was sub for the social team'

Hugo Keenan has been a slow-burning success as he gets set for his second Ireland cap tonight.

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

6 key questions for the hurling teams in championship action today

Big semi-finals take place in Leinster and Munster today.

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'

The All-Ireland ladies football senior championship is off the mark – and it’s shaping up to be one to remember.

'He's so explosive and powerful but it's also his mindset that separates him'

33-year-old prop Cian Healy wins his 100th cap for Ireland in Paris this evening.

Never getting obsessed with hurling and 'imbalances' in the body as Canning goes again

The Portumna star is facing into a Leinster semi-final against Wexford this weekend.

'I was closed in Munster. I was happy with my lot, but my eyes got opened in Crusaders'

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O’Gara says connecting with players is as important as anything else.

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment

Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.

Yesterday’s News

Harrington four off the lead in darkness-halted second round at Bermuda Championship

Americans Wyndham Clark and Ryan Armour share the lead.

Wolves up to third while Crystal Palace finish with 10 men after VAR review

Rayan Ait-Nouri marked his Wolves debut with a goal to help them to a 2-0 win.

Armagh and Tyrone hit nine goals but McCoy hat-trick powers Orchard county to impressive win Back Of The Net This post contains videos

Armagh and Tyrone hit nine goals but McCoy hat-trick powers Orchard county to impressive win

There was 12 points between the sides at the end of this Group 4 clash.

Kilkenny and Dublin confirm starting sides for Leinster semi-final

Eoin Cody and Ciaran Wallace are among the players that have been given the nod.


Cork team named for Munster semi-final showdown with Waterford

Kieran Kingston names an experienced side for the clash.

One change for Limerick while Tipp name experienced side for Munster last-four clash

Páirc Uí Chaoimh will host this battle on Sunday.

Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford and Offaly name football sides for openers

The All-Ireland senior football championship returns this weekend.

Wexford and Galway show their hand for Leinster semi-final clash

The sides will do battle in Croke Park on Saturday evening.

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world

Lorenzo Sonego won the quarter-final of the Vienna ATP tournament 6-2, 6-1.

Here's the draw for the FAI Cup semi-finals

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk could meet in the final after being kept apart.

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall

The Slovenian’s third win in this year’s race earned him a 10 seconds bonus.

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Envoi Allen extends unbeaten run with easy win, Aspire Tower too good for Abacadabras

The De Bromhead runner surprised the hot favourite at Down Royal.

Seven debutants get the nod for Mayo's championship opener

Sunday’s Connacht quarter-final against Leitrim is due to take place at Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.

How the French rediscovered their mojo

After a decade of farcical selections and disastrous results, new head coach Fabien Galthié has turned France’s fortunes around.

'Most nights, I cried myself to sleep': Former Wallabies prop Palmer pens powerful column on his sexuality

Former Australian rugby international Dan Palmer opens up on his sexuality, noting that Isreal Folau’s homophobic comments spurred him to speak out.

Former Ireland U20 international to provide second-row cover for Connacht

Cormac Daly, who trained with the province last season, has signed a short-term deal with Andy Friend’s side.

Can Tottenham's world-class duo inspire an unlikely title challenge?

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min in particular have caught the eye since the season began.

Liverpool say Van Dijk's operation was a success but don't give return date

Jurgen Klopp also confirms that Fabinho is out of this weekend’s game against West Ham.

Munster sign Ulster prop Callum Reid on emergency loan

Dave Kilcoyne, Jeremy Loughman, Liam O’Connor and James French have all been ruled out with injury prompting the call to Reid.

Sexton is 'a role model for me,' says 21-year-old France out-half Ntamack

Meanwhile, Antoine Dupont is a major threat to Andy Farrell’s Ireland.

Mick McCarthy in line to take over at Cypriot side APOEL

The 61-year-old has been out of work since parting ways with the FAI in April.

Introducing The42 GAA Weekly podcast with Shane Dowling and Marc Ó Sé

Dowling and Ó Sé team up with The42 for exclusive members GAA podcast.

Bamford's England call-up 'dream' effectively rules out Ireland chances after stunning Leeds form

The Leeds United striker has scored six goals in as many games this season, including a hat-trick last weekend.

Atlanta Falcons hold on for come-from-behind win over rivals on the road

Matt Ryan and Todd Gurley II both scored rushing touchdowns as the Falcons beat the Carolina Panthers.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

There’s a lot of GAA, soccer and rugby action to get stuck into over the weekend.

'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification Irish Eye This post contains videos

'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was relegated to last after crossing line first at yesterday’s Vuelta.

If there was ever a year to beat Dublin, this is it, says ex-Donegal boss McGuinness

The All-Ireland winning manager on Dublin and their dominance, Galway, and the battle of Donegal and Tyrone.

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