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Today’s News

Leinster to face Saracens as Champions Cup quarter-final ties are confirmed

Ulster will play Toulouse away from home.

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'You slaughtered Mourinho when he was in the job' - Things get heated between Keane and Carragher

The punditry duo fought it out over the merits of United’s many managers since Alex Ferguson retired.

Lewandowski scores yet again as Bayern go second in Bundesliga

RB Leipzig’s lead at the top is down to four points.

United rocked with Rashford set for lengthy injury absence

The talismanic striker has suffered a stress fracture to his back.

Murphy's Letterkenny IT progress to historic Sigerson semi-final while UCD also prevail

The Donegal outfit will face IT Carlow in the last four of the competition.

Late heartbreak for Connacht in thriller with Montpellier

The Westerners recovered from a 21-0 deficit but were ultimately beaten in a dead-rubber in Pool 5.

IT Carlow shock UCC to blow Sigerson Cup wide open

The holders are out following a four-point defeat this afternoon.

Van Dijk and Salah send Liverpool 16 points clear at the top

Manchester United were beaten 2-0 at Anfield.

Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row

Conor Cunningham grabbed the all-important goal for the Galway side.

Kingston hits 0-7 as UCC book Fitzgibbon quarter-final spot with win over CIT

The holders are through to the last eight.

'Freak' training ground knock kept Farrell from lining out for Munster

Meanwhile, Johann van Graan lamented the ‘moments’ that ensured Munster fell just short of the knock-out stages.

7 goals for DCU in 26-point win as they book Sigerson Cup semi-final with UCD

Paddy Christie’s side overcame Queen’s University Belfast.

Pope saves Vardy penalty to help struggling Burnley to big win over Leicester

Ashley Westwood’s winner ends Burnley’s run of four straight league defeats.

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Footpad flounders as Real Steel lands feature at Thurles

Mullins hopeful cut as short as 10/1 for the Ryanair Chase following Sunday’s win.

Mary Immaculate fire 4-24 in Fitzgibbon Cup victory over 13-man Limerick IT

Mary I now face WIT on Thursday with the winner securing a home quarter-final.

As it happened: Liverpool vs Manchester United, Premier League

Follow all the action from Anfield.

14-man Saracens grind out Racing win to put themselves in frame for European quarter-finals

The victory came at an – ahem – cost, with Billy Vunipola forced off with a reported broken arm.

Ballyhale retain All-Ireland club title for first time with win over battling Borris-Ileigh

A three point success for the Kilkenny champions today.

Nottingham Forest boost promotion bid with Luton victory

Sabri Lamouchi’s side are now ensconced in the Championship play-off places.

Cold comfort as Munster force five-try win over Ospreys

Craig Casey’s try-scoring cameo was a highlight as Munster played out a final pool match with knockout hopes already dashed.

As it happened: Corofin (Galway) v Kilcoo (Down), All-Ireland SFC club final

The Galway club are chasing three-in-a-row.

Lee Westwood wins Abu Dhabi Championship by two shots

Lee Westwood wins Abu Dhabi Championship by two shots

His compatriot Tommy Fleetwood came up agonisingly short of matching the course record.

LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Champions Cup

Qualification is out of their reach, but can Munster end a disappointing Champions Cup campaign on a high?

'To get a sense of the world, you have to stop thinking everything revolves around you'

Shelbourne’s Oscar Brennan spent seven weeks travelling South America this winter but his outlook on life was changed long before that.

'You're either a f***ing player or you're not' - Why United have more in common with Rochdale than Liverpool

The former Reds captain and manager lays down the law to The42 about the failings at Old Trafford and what could be an historic season – for all the wrong reasons.

Saracens accept 'unprecedented' automatic relegation following salary cap breaches

Sarries board want to restore confidence and rebuild trust after accepting punishment.

Monfils nursing injury after hurting hand playing computer game

The men’s tenth seed gets his Australian Open campaign underway on Tuesday.

John Dempsey: The King’s Road, Steve McQueen, and Chelsea and Ireland in the 1970s

Born in London to Irish parents, Dempsey was a member of the first Chelsea team to win the FA Cup, but found success harder to come by with Ireland.

'It's like being in Disney World for the last three months' - All-Ireland glory for Tommy Walsh

The Kilkenny great triumphed with his club Tullaroan last night.

Ireland face Sunday decider as second West Indies T20 washed out

Kieran Pollard held Ireland to just 147-9 before rain stopped play.

The prodigious Irish teens with Olympic medal ambitions

Chris and Sean McCarthy are two of Irish karate’s best prospects, and they aim to qualify for this year’s Olympics.

'A Gaelic style' Aussie Rules goal award and marvelling at a team-mate's recovery from triple-leg break

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner speaks to The42 ahead of the new AFLW season.

'A lot of countries would choose Stuart McCloskey in their Six Nations squad'

Ulster boss Dan McFarland said the centre is ‘really disappointed’ after missing out.

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Put your feet up and dive into some of the best pieces of writing we’ve enjoyed over the past week.

'We are all looking forward to a clean slate with Ireland'

Chris Farrell is hoping to bounce back from the pain of Munster’s Champions Cup exit and Ireland’s dismal World Cup.

'As hard as it is, you just embrace it' - A Kerryman's solo cycle home from New Zealand

Tomás Mac an t-Saoir has already conquered Africa and America. His attention now turns to the rest of the world.

Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9

The scrum-half returns to the Connacht team for the first time since November against Montpellier today.

'United haven't been this bad for 30 years': why 1990 remains so relevant ahead of Anfield clash

The most essential ingredient for a successful football manager is the capacity to dominate – Jurgen Klopp has it in abundance.

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