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Today’s News

Morgan: 'Crazy' World Cup triumph doesn’t feel like a fair result

The England captain is slightly uncomfortable with the nature of his side’s victory.

No Connolly but Brogan makes bench as Gavin names Dublin team for Roscommon clash

Jim Gavin’s men are aiming to build on last weekend’s 13-point victory against Cork.

Cheika prepared to leap before he’s pushed after World Cup

Australia endured a miserable 2018 and there is no room for error in a World Cup year. But can their mixed bag of a squad succeed?

New boss Bruce watches from the stands as Newcastle beat West Ham

Steve Bruce was unable to be pitch-side because of Chinese visa restrictions.

Tomic fails with Wimbledon prize money appeal and receives ticking off

Grand slam board director Bill Babcock said there could be little justification for Bernard Tomic to be reimbursed.

Zidane: Bale staying 'not a problem' for Real Madrid

Gareth Bale’s future remains uncertain, but Zinedine Zidane said he will respect the forward for as long as he remains at Real Madrid.

Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations?

IRFU CEO Philip Browne says the competition has to “embrace the change.”

Hat-trick hero Zlatan dominates LA derby Unstoppable This post contains videos

Hat-trick hero Zlatan dominates LA derby

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the perfect hat-trick as LA Galaxy closed the gap on LAFC to nine points at the top of MLS.

Dortmund sink youthful Liverpool in US tour opener

Borussia Dortmund made it two wins from two in the United States after a 3-2 win over Liverpool at Notre Dame Stadium.

'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks

IRFU CEO Philip Browne believes the union and Connacht made the right call.

'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week'

Unpacking the St Vincent’s star’s sensational return to the Dublin squad.

McEntee shows hand for Meath's Super 8s showdown with Mayo

The Royals are unchanged for the round 2 clash.

Success stories, life lessons, turbulent times and silver linings: Wexford's dual diamond

At just 22, Chloe Foxe has established herself as one of the best dual players in the country.

'Players are in the public spotlight, they have to behave accordingly'

Ireland international Sean O’Brien was sanctioned by the IRFU last month for inappropriate behaviour.

The pros and cons of talent development in Irish football

Laura Finnegan chats to The42 about the issue.

Ireland 'really happy' with Carbery's progress as Sexton sits out

The Munster out-half has been working closely with Richie Murphy in camp.

Yesterday’s News

18-year-old Shels new boy helps them extend lead at the top as Drogheda move into second place

A wrap of tonight’s action from the SSE Airticity League First Division.

Floodlight failure delays kick-off but Derry shine in win over Sligo

Declan Devine’s side are on a roll.

James Horan rings the changes for Mayo's battle Royal

The Connacht side have shown their cards ahead of Sunday’s clash.

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final Champions This post contains videos

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final

On the back foot for the majority of the game, Algeria defended their early lead against Senagal to lift the title for the second time.

Massive boost for Finn Harps' survival hopes as Place's penalty downs Waterford

A 1-0 win on the road comes as a huge result for the Donegal outfit.

Archer's 3-8 steers Dublin young guns to first-ever Leinster U20 crown against Laois

Tom Grey’s side were 13-point winners tonight, with Galway up next.

Reece in the limelight as World Cup looms large over international rugby season kick-off

The tick-tock of Rugby World Cup countdown is getting louder, though New Zealand and South Africa are holding back on opening weekend.

Home hero Alaphilippe stuns Thomas in Tour time-trial and extends overall lead

Ireland’s Dan Martin finished 33rd today and slipped to 11th in the general rankings while Nicolas Roche was 115th.

Two changes to Kerry side for Donegal Super 8s showdown in Croke Park

Peter Keane has shown his hand ahead of Sunday.

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close The Open This post contains videos

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close

The dream is over for McIlroy despite a sensational second-day charge, with Tiger Woods also falling short.

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

'Some of their players are going to be playing in the top leagues over the next few years' Promise This post contains videos

'Some of their players are going to be playing in the top leagues over the next few years'

Niall Morahan and Kameron Ledwidge were impressed by France as Ireland suffered a narrow 1-0 loss.

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2

The Offaly man showed delight and disappointment in equal measure on his final hole today, but he shares the lead with JB Holmes.

18-year-old O'Connor wins Ireland's first heptathlon medal with brilliant silver in Sweden

What an incredible performance from Dundalk’s Kate O’Connor at the European U20 Athletics Championships.

Watch: Ireland U21 playmaker's half-volley that helped Slovakian side progress in Europe Irish Eye This post contains videos

Watch: Ireland U21 playmaker's half-volley that helped Slovakian side progress in Europe

Connor Ronan was on target for Dunajská Streda in the Europa League last night.

Camogie association 'continue to liaise' with Waterford after damning statement on fixture notice

Waterford are playing Cork on Sunday to accommodate dual players in the Rebel county.

Addison's return adds to 'incredibly hard' selection decisions for Ireland

Joe Schmidt and his coaches must whittle down an extended panel of 45 to just 31 for Japan.

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Cunningham makes just one change as Roscommon gear up for Dubs clash at HQ

Brian Stack replaces Hubert Darcy in the Rossies’ half-forward line.

Brewster hopes to fill Sturridge's ‘big boots’ at Liverpool

The 19-year-old attacker is determined to repay the faith shown in him by Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.

England's World Cup winning captain returning home to play for Dublin Chiefs

Rush native Eoin Morgan is set to be involved in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam next month.

Wayne Barnes installed as referee for Ireland's pivotal RWC clash with Scotland

The veteran English official hasn’t always been a good omen for Ireland.

Newcastle midfielder flattered by Man United transfer links

21-year-old Sean Longstaff insists he is focused on the Magpies, after the arrival of Steve Bruce this week.

Derby weekend shows new boss at the Curragh needs to win back local support

The redeveloped venue has a challenge ahead, writes Johnny Ward.

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