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Dublin: 0°C Saturday 10 April 2021

Today’s News

Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout
# Boxing
# Boxing

Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout

16 minutes ago 676 Views 0 Comments

The unbeaten 24-year-old called out Amir Khan after the fight.

Ibrahimovic sent off for arguing with referee after providing two assists in Milan win
# Mixed Day
# Mixed Day

Ibrahimovic sent off for arguing with referee after providing two assists in Milan win

52 minutes ago 792 Views 0 Comments

AC Milan boosted their Champions League hopes with a 3-1 victory over Parma.

Shane Lowry tied for 19th after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta
# The Masters
# The Masters

Shane Lowry tied for 19th after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta

Updated 1 hour ago 24,963 Views 11 Comments

Lowry was seven shots off the lead as the leaders went through 11 holes on their third round.

Real Madrid edge thrilling Clasico to go top of La Liga

Real Madrid edge thrilling Clasico to go top of La Liga

1 hour ago 4,354 Views 6 Comments

Zinedine Zidane’s side enjoyed a thrilling 2-1 win at Valdebebas.

Spotlight

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
Ulster progress to Challenge Cup semis with comeback win over Northampton
# Marching On
# Marching On

Ulster progress to Challenge Cup semis with comeback win over Northampton

1 hour ago 5,954 Views 27 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side beat the Saints by eight points to secure place in the last four.

'He has quality, he needs to show it' - Tuchel tells Havertz to build on star turn against Palace
# Flying Kai
# Flying Kai

'He has quality, he needs to show it' - Tuchel tells Havertz to build on star turn against Palace

1 hour ago 1,760 Views 0 Comments

The German delivered a superb performance as Chelsea recorded a 4-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Klopp: Alexander-Arnold has nothing to prove
# Support
# Support

Klopp: Alexander-Arnold has nothing to prove

1 hour ago 1,643 Views 8 Comments

The Liverpool defender has struggled for form but hit a late winner against Aston Villa today.

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
# Tyrrell
# Tyrrell

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales

2 hours ago 2,286 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side blew Wales away with a blistering first-half display.

Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury
# Composure
# Composure

Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury

2 hours ago 9,024 Views 27 Comments

Leinster overturned a 14-point deficit to beat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

Injury time goal keeps Harps' unbeaten start on track
# Great Finn-ish
# Great Finn-ish

Injury time goal keeps Harps' unbeaten start on track

2 hours ago 1,754 Views 2 Comments

Finn Harps have now picked up 10 points from a possible 12 so far this season.

Drogheda move up to fourth with 4-0 win at Longford Town
# Top Drogs
# Top Drogs

Drogheda move up to fourth with 4-0 win at Longford Town

3 hours ago 955 Views 0 Comments

The Louth side ran out comfortable winners against at Bishopsgate.

Shamrock Rovers score 88th minute equaliser against Sligo
# Draw
# Draw

Shamrock Rovers score 88th minute equaliser against Sligo

3 hours ago 2,050 Views 1 Comment

Sligo Rovers took the lead in the 82nd minute.

Mbappe strikes in PSG win, Zlatan sees red for Milan and Bayern caught with late equaliser
# On The Continent
# On The Continent

Mbappe strikes in PSG win, Zlatan sees red for Milan and Bayern caught with late equaliser

3 hours ago 1,559 Views 0 Comments

Plenty European action today ahead of the week’s Champion League games.

Havertz and Pulisic shine as Chelsea cruise into fourth place
# The Blues
# The Blues

Havertz and Pulisic shine as Chelsea cruise into fourth place

3 hours ago 2,482 Views 4 Comments

Thomas Tuchel’s side sit two points clear of fifth placed Liverpool.

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

Leinster storm into European semi-final after overcoming 14-point deficit in Exeter

4 hours ago 36,795 Views 111 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men beat the defending champions to surge into the final four of the Champions Cup.

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
# W6N
# W6N

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff

4 hours ago 14,774 Views 10 Comments

The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.

'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'
# Rachael Blackmore
# Rachael Blackmore

'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'

4 hours ago 4,005 Views 5 Comments

The Tipperary native made history today at Aintree.

Celtic warm up for Rangers clash with their biggest win of the season
# Scotland
# Scotland

Celtic warm up for Rangers clash with their biggest win of the season

5 hours ago 5,613 Views 1 Comment

It was an encouraging performance for interim boss John Kennedy as they hit Livingston for six.

Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return
# Championship
# Championship

Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return

Updated 5 hours ago 2,850 Views 0 Comments

A 3-0 win today for Swansea against Millwall.

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

6 hours ago 47,076 Views 47 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Under-fire Alexander-Arnold nets late winner as Liverpool claim Aston Villa comeback
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Under-fire Alexander-Arnold nets late winner as Liverpool claim Aston Villa comeback

6 hours ago 6,871 Views 32 Comments

The right back rifled home a shot to snatch a 2-1 Premier League victory and end the Reds’ worst home league run in their history.

As it happened: Leinster stun champions Exeter in Champions Cup quarter-finals

As it happened: Leinster stun champions Exeter in Champions Cup quarter-finals

6 hours ago 74,861 Views 33 Comments

Leinster came from 14-0 down to defeat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

Ronan O'Gara heads to yet another European semi-final as La Rochelle win
# La ROGhelle
# La ROGhelle

Ronan O'Gara heads to yet another European semi-final as La Rochelle win

6 hours ago 14,111 Views 5 Comments

La Rochelle reach their first Champions Cup semi-final with a 45-21 win over Sale.

Camogie Association vote to formally recognise dual players at Congress
# Rule Changes
# Rule Changes

Camogie Association vote to formally recognise dual players at Congress

6 hours ago 2,937 Views 5 Comments

The hand passed goal was outlawed.

Thyme Hill wins thrilling Stayers Hurdle and Shishkin stays unbeaten over fences with Aintree strike
# Aintree
# Aintree

Thyme Hill wins thrilling Stayers Hurdle and Shishkin stays unbeaten over fences with Aintree strike

Updated 7 hours ago 1,718 Views 0 Comments

My Drogo took his winning run to four with a most convincing performance in the Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
# W6N
# W6N

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

Updated 7 hours ago 24,267 Views 5 Comments

Follow all the action live from Cardiff Arms Park.

England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy
# Title Defence
# Title Defence

England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy

7 hours ago 2,206 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions proved far too strong for the Italians.

Stuart Dallas hits last-minute winner as 10-man Leeds shock Manchester City
# Bielsa Ball
# Bielsa Ball

Stuart Dallas hits last-minute winner as 10-man Leeds shock Manchester City

8 hours ago 6,028 Views 11 Comments

Liam Cooper was dismissed in the final minute of the first half for a poor challenge on Gabriel Jesus.

Papali’i prominent as Connacht Eagles overcome Leinster A in Galway
# Impact
# Impact

Papali’i prominent as Connacht Eagles overcome Leinster A in Galway

8 hours ago 5,857 Views 5 Comments

Vakh Abdaladze made his return in blue but the visitors were second best.

Two Irish boats claim spots in European rowing finals
# Pull
# Pull

Two Irish boats claim spots in European rowing finals

9 hours ago 2,139 Views 0 Comments

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy made a statement of intent with their victory.

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

10 hours ago 3,938 Views 3 Comments

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 11 hours ago 18,099 Views 3 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

11 hours ago 7,817 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

12 hours ago 3,752 Views 2 Comments

The Lilywhites were beaten by Bohs last night.

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

13 hours ago 6,093 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

13 hours ago 2,398 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 14 hours ago 28,822 Views 7 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

16 hours ago 7,444 Views 17 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

16 hours ago 1,743 Views 0 Comments

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

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