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Today’s News

Henderson ‘delighted’ as Buveur D’Air returns to training

Dual Champion Hurdle hero on the comeback trail following long lay-off.

Brad Thorn's Reds come up short as Brumbies claim Super Rugby AU title

Promising out-half Noah Lolesio scored 13 points for Dan McKellar’s side.

LIVE: Ireland v Germany, European Championship qualifier

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face into a top-of-the-group showdown as they look to reach a first-ever major tournament.

Jurgen Klopp not worried about keeping players happy after Liverpool sign Thiago

Once the £20million new arrival is up to speed he is likely to be one of the first choices for a spot in the middle of the park.

'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'

Caelan Doris came through Ballina RFC and Blackrock College to establish himself as a major prospect for Irish rugby.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says United are still working hard to bring in players

The Old Trafford club have not done much business ahead of the new Premier League campaign.

County returns and club continues but what football managers have full squads available?

Some managers can focus on training while club championships are ongoing in other counties.

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead

The Lakers started quickly in the Western Conference final.

'Leinster have yet to be fully tested - Saracens is a step up on what they've faced'

Leinster and Ireland legend Nick Popplewell relives his glory days and predicts a classic between Europe’s leading club sides in today’s Champions Cup quarter-final.

The importance of this Ireland team reaching a first-ever major tournament can't be stressed enough

Captain Katie McCabe’s class act before Germany clash shows how important encouragement and visibility is.

'My parents haven’t missed a match, ever' - aiming for 39 in-a-row without biggest fans watching on

Ballymacarbry joint-captain Aileen Wall hopes to lead her club to a 39th straight Waterford SFC title this weekend.

Henderson tips John Cooney to bounce back from Pro14 final omission

The Ulster scrumhalf will start tomorrow’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Toulouse after surprisingly being dropped last Saturday.

IRFU are not ruling out option of moving Ireland's matches abroad

Staging Ireland matches temporarily in Belfast also a possibility if UK government decides to open up events to fans.

Galway and Tipp hurling coaches face off as Limerick club game feels outside influence

Doon and Na Piarsaigh battle for the Limerick title tonight with new coaches at the helm.

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again

It’s been 16 months and zero defeats since Leinster faced Mark McCall’s European champions. They’re eager to avenge the result in Newcastle.

Reed takes outright lead as McIlroy slips away on tough second round at US Open

Winged Foot is belatedly justifying its fearsome reputation on the second day’s play.

Yesterday’s News

Liverpool agree fee with Wolves for Diogo Jota

Jurgen Klopp’s Champions have completed a second major signing in as many days.

Guardiola admits Aguero could miss another two months with injury

The striker has not played since undergoing knee surgery in June.

Holders Rovers to face Harps, Bohs to play Dundalk in FAI Cup quarter finals

Athlone Town, the last of the remaining First Division sides, will face Shels.

Bray make statement with Longford win as Caulfield's revival of Galway continues

Drogheda meanwhile were winners against UCD.

Dawson Devoy shines again as Bohs beat Sligo Rovers Dawson's Streak This post contains videos

Dawson Devoy shines again as Bohs beat Sligo Rovers

Andre Wright scored the only goal as Bohs were winners at the Showgrounds.

Bayern Munich rout Schalke 8-0 in historic Bundesliga start

Just 26 days after winning the Champions League final, Bayern picked up where they left off last season with their 22nd-straight win.

'If this goes on indefinitely you have to question if pro rugby is sustainable'

IRFU chief warns ‘existence of professional rugby in Ireland’ is under threat in 2021 as sporting bodies seek government help.

From TheJournal.ie Work under way to get more sports fans into stadiums, Oireachtas committee told Bums On Seats

Work under way to get more sports fans into stadiums, Oireachtas committee told

Government officials said they ‘recognise that it is a very pressing matter’, amid coronavirus restrictions.

Fifa vote to change rules around players' international eligibility

The new rules would, in theory, allow players in a similar situation to Michael Obafemi change their allegiance.

Pat's draw a blank again in dour draw with Derry City

Pat's draw a blank again in dour draw with Derry City

It’s a sixth-straight game without a goal for Stephen O’Donnell’s side.

How does moving into Level 3 affect sport in Dublin?

New restrictions for Dublin will take effect from midnight tonight.

'We're honoured to have him as captain... Seamus can play until he's 40'

The Republic of Ireland full-back will make his 250th Premier League start tomorrow against West Brom.

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey

Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.

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Dublin defender Darren Daly announces retirement from inter-county football

‘I’ve tried to push the body one more time but unfortunately it’s not to be,’ the 33-year-old said.

Thiago Alcantara is officially a Liverpool player

The Spain international has left Bayern Munich to sign a long-term deal with the Premier League champions.

'Exceptional' Connors a key selection as Leinster bid to unseat Saracens

Dropping an established international like Josh van der Flier is testament to Leinster’s depth and their ability to use it.

Can a familiar face bail out Mourinho and Spurs?

Gareth Bale is set to re-join the North London club.

Here's the GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming this weekend

RTÉ are live from Limerick tomorrow night while TG4 have live matches in Tipperary and Mayo on Sunday afternoon.

Mourinho slams football's top brass as Spurs face fixture chaos

Spurs are fighting on all fronts this season.

Two European debutants start as Sexton returns for Leinster's crunch clash with Saracens

Sean Cronin also earns the nods after the line-out struggles against Ulster.

Cooney recalled but Coetzee misses out as Ulster eye up semi-final spot

Dan McFarland has made four changes to the side that were defeated by Leinster in last week’s Pro14 final.

Juventus parting with Higuain to cost €18.3 million

The former Real Madrid and Napoli forward is reportedly set to join David Beckham’s Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains tight-lipped on pursuit of Dortmund's Sancho

The 20-year-old England international has been in the Old Trafford giants’ crosshairs all summer.

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