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Today’s News

Kurt Walker advances on mixed day for Irish at World Championships

There was disappointment for Kirill Afanasev, meanwhile.

All-Ireland ladies final attracts record crowd of 56,114 to Croke Park Attendance This post contains videos

All-Ireland ladies final attracts record crowd of 56,114 to Croke Park

Fans turned out in their droves in spite of the ceaseless rain in Dublin.

AP first ahead of Ruby at 'special' Pat Smullen race event

Quizzical came home first in the star-studded event.

Wilson on the double as Bournemouth down Toffees

Eddie Howe’s side claimed an important three points.

Leeds strike late to go top of the Championship

Marcelo Bielsa’s side got the job done in the end.

Moloney masterclass steers Tipperary to All-Ireland crown and back to senior ranks

The Premier county, also intermediate champions in 2017, beat Meath by five points at Croke Park.

Peter Keane 'terribly, terribly proud' of his Kerry players in defeat

The Kingdom watched Dublin complete the five-in-a-row yesterday.

As it happened: Dublin v Galway, All-Ireland senior ladies football final

Who’ll lift the Brendan Martin Cup today?

Rassie's revolution makes for a mouth-watering opening weekend

No prizes for predicting who will qualify from Pool, but in what order?

Ex-Irish defender Darren O'Dea appointed manager of Celtic's U18s

He adds to the growing Irish influence among the club’s youth ranks.

Eileen Gleeson appointed assistant to new Ireland boss Vera Pauw

‘Eileen knows the Ireland players and the Irish game inside out,’ says FAI High Performance Director, Ruud Dokter.

Louth seal All-Ireland junior crown with impressive win over Fermanagh

Kate Flood led the way for the Wee County.

Solskjaer proud of United effort despite accepting 'we didn't play a great game' against Leicester

The Old Trafford defeat defeat of Leicester City was not high in quality, although the United boss appreciated his players’ work rate.

Jim Gavin says he'll 'sit down with the county board and review' position over coming weeks

The Dubs boss says now is not the time for decisions and he’ll reflect on things in good time.

'Five is very special' - Schmidt's squad catch up on All-Ireland final in Japan

Joe Schmidt’s squad watched the game first thing this morning in their team room.

All Blacks scotch Sonny Bill injury rumours

Social media in New Zealand has been abuzz with reports that the centre was heading home.

Wales great Gareth Thomas reveals HIV positive diagnosis

The former international says he refuses to live in “fear and shame” of having HIV and wants to “break the stigma” over the virus.

Justin Gaethje stuns Donald Cerrone with first round stoppage

“The Irishman’s retired, I want a real fighter. I want the winner of Tony and Khabib,” he said afterwards.

'I remember just watching and thinking, 'That could be me next year if I put my mind to it''

Cuala 19-year-old Jennifer Dunne is hoping to put the icing on her incredible Dublin breakthrough.

Fury wants to face 'bum' Wilder in February after surviving scare

Fury wants to face 'bum' Wilder in February after surviving scare

After coming through against Otto Wallin, Fury again called out Deontay Wilder.

Direct provision, Derry, Ireland and more of the week's best sportswriting

Lock the door, stick the kettle on and dive into some of the best sports stories the internet had to offer this week.

'The nearly team' so many times, but there's something different about Galway now

The Tribe, captained by Tracey Leonard, are contesting a first All-Ireland final since 2005 this afternoon.

Michael Owen on seeking help: 'I just wanted to try to understand myself a little bit better' Interview This post contains videos

Michael Owen on seeking help: 'I just wanted to try to understand myself a little bit better'

The former Liverpool striker on overcoming his addiction to football and fame.

From TheJournal.ie A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup? Explainer

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

How experienced are Ireland compared to the other World Cup contenders?

We’ve tallied up the caps and average ages of the leading nations involved in Japan.

Kerry player ratings: Geaney and Clifford lead the line for wasteful Kingdom

Here’s what we thought, but readers can also vote for each player on a rating of 1-10.

Sevu Reece's rapid rise - aided by ROG - leads to World Cup in Japan

The 22-year-old’s contract with Connacht was cancelled last year after a court appearance.

Poll: Who will win today's All-Ireland senior football final in Croke Park? Prediction Time This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's All-Ireland senior football final in Croke Park?

Dublin and Galway will meet in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon.

Dublin player ratings: Kilkenny the star man, closely followed by Con and Mannion

Here’s how we rated the All-Ireland champions, but how did you think they fared?

'We'll probably stay in Ireland for some time. We've become pretty settled there'

Ireland boss Joe Schmidt and his squad are settling in well in Japan.

Ireland 'hopeful' on Henshaw but Addison pulled for Ulster as precaution

The Leinster man suffered a hamstring injury in training and is due to undergo a scan in Japan today.

Yesterday’s News

Do you agree with the Sunday Game football Team of the Year?

Con O’Callaghan was chosen as the panel’s Footballer of the Year, but there was no room for Young Player of the Year David Clifford in the best XV.

Dundalk seal first leg of treble as they edge thrilling EA Sports Cup final on penalties

The Premier Division leaders twice trailed hosts Derry but won 6-5 on penalties.

Ciarán Kilkenny named All-Ireland final man of the match after majestic display

Over 40% of The42 readers selected Kilkenny as their man of the match in our poll from earlier.

Imperious Nevin books World Championships last-16 tie with home favourite

He’ll face Russia’s number eight seed Gleb Bakshi in the last 16 on Monday.

Sanchez debuts as Inter maintain 100% Serie A start

With Romelu Lukaku out of sorts and Alexis Sanchez making a late cameo, Stefano Sensi was the difference maker for Inter.

16-year-old Fati stars as Barca thump Valencia without Messi

Albert Celades’ Valencia reign began with a 5-2 loss to Barcelona, in which Ansu Fati once again made headlines.

Dublin confirm their greatness, Kerry kick big chance away and potential retirements

5 talking points after Dublin defeated Kerry in the replay to complete the five-in-a-row.

'He inspires people around him, Stephen is well able to talk, he’s very articulate'

Jim Gavin hailed the Dublin captain and his team-mates for their role in tonight’s success.

Ireland's Turner secures bronze at World Para Championships with remarkable finish

The Laois woman came from fifth position in the final 10m of a race which saw the world record broken.

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