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Dublin: 7°C Wednesday 28 October 2020

Today’s News

'The pinstripe punk' urges Dundalk to 'be brave' in tomorrow's clash with Arsenal

‘We come here to play and not just to defend,’ insists Lilywhites boss Filippo Giovagnoli.

Dungarvan stripped of county title in Waterford due to Covid-19 breach

The club has accepted the sanctions.

Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree

The 22-year-old Leinster back row feels he saves his best performances for the biggest games.

'It goes down to the female attitude of, 'We just get on with it.' We don't value our time enough'

The WGPA released the findings of a report today into the lives and experiences of female inter-county players.

Blow for Munster as Ireland prop Kilcoyne facing extended layoff after ankle surgery

The province say he is ‘expected to be rehabbing for up to eight weeks’.

Dan Martin finishes third once again to stay in the hunt at Vuelta as Roglic wins stage eight

Martin is third overall while Sam Bennett is also flying the flag in Spain.

'It was somewhere north of €50,000' - multi-All-Ireland winner on fuel costs during Cork career

Aoife Murray travelled between Dublin and Cork for much of her inter-county playing days.

Ronaldo furious at missing Juventus game against Barcelona

The 35-year-old, who is showing no symptoms of the virus, has been left out of Andrea Pirlo’s squad for tonight.

Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed

Leinster will face Northampton Saints and Montpellier, while Connacht take on Pat Lam’s Bristol and Racing 92.

'You've got the older players coming back and wondering, 'Am I being rested now or have I lost my place?''

Cillian O’Connor says Mayo’s new wave of youngsters have been a breath of fresh air for the squad.

Manchester United modify Old Trafford to host 23,500 socially-distant fans

The stadium is ready to safely hold a limited number of fans when stadiums reopen.

Farrell intent on imposing 'plan that we know' on France

The Ireland head coach insists his side won’t be playing high-risk rugby in search of a four-try win in France.

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland

The Lions head coach has urged Premiership Rugby to remove its block on players.

SA Rugby investigating player death during unsanctioned tournament

Vizicelo Zondani died after playing in an amateur tournament at the weekend.

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash

Garry Ringrose misses out due to the broken jaw he sustained last weekend.

Callanan: If you can't get motivated without a crowd 'you're in the wrong place'

Tipperary open up their Munster SHC against Limerick on Sunday.

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

'When you start out you hope to just get one' - Irish jockey Murphy on reaching 1,000 UK winners

The 25-year-old had cause for celebration at Southwell yesterday.

Female inter-county players spending up to €200 per week on fuel costs to get to training

The WGPA have released their findings from a new report, entitled ‘Levelling The Field’.

Here's the new Lions jersey for next summer's tour of South Africa

South Africa tour is due to kick off in June 2021.

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner

The Foras board of management and the club’s administrative staff have both publicly backed a yes vote.

Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays

The Dodgers’ Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive for coronavirus, but later appeared in the on-field celebrations.

Sexton settled into Ireland rhythm and ready to duel France

The skipper feels improvements in training as he looks forward to a return to Paris.

Heffernan mining confidence from the work he puts in after long wait for second cap

The Connacht hooker is grateful to Andy Friend and Jimmy Duffy for guiding him back to peak form.

Yesterday’s News

Cristiano Ronaldo set to miss out on reunion with Lionel Messi - reports

Portuguese TVI reported that the Juventus player ‘has once against tested positive for Covid-19′.

Liverpool sweating over Fabinho's potential hamstring issue following early withdrawal

The 27-year-old midfielder came off after 29 minutes, but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed Jordan Henderson’s half-time substitution was planned.

Irish star Manning makes debut as Swansea move up to second in the Championship

Jay Fulton and Kasey Palmer scored either side of the break.

Atalanta claw back two-goal deficit but fall behind group leaders Liverpool

Duvan Zapata scored twice to prevent visitors Ajax from taking all three points in Bergamo.

Last-gasp leveller spares Real Madrid from second successive group defeat

The Spanish champions found themselves 2-0 down to Borussia Monchengladbach but salvaged an unlikely point deep into stoppage time.

Double from Portuguese prodigy inspires crucial comeback win for Atletico

A dramatic double from Joao Felix salvaged a 3-2 win for the hosts, who were 2-1 down before his intervention.

Man City take charge of group as they sweep aside Villas-Boas' Marseille

Ferran Torres struck in the first half before further goals from Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling after the break wrapped up a convincing victory.

Drogheda seal promotion to Premier Division

Tim Clancy’s men have pipped Bray Wanderers to the title.

Diogo Jota scores Liverpool's 10,000th goal in Champions League win

Jurgen Klopp’s under-strength side overcame FC Midtjylland this evening.

Barca president Bartomeu and board of directors resign following disastrous reign

The outgoing president confirmed that he had accepted a proposal on the club’s behalf to compete in a future European Super League.

'I will never consider ourselves title contenders' - Mourinho

The Portuguese coach has played down talk of Tottenham challenging for the Premier League.

Kimmich secures 13th-straight CL win for Bayern, while Inter are held away to Shakhtar

Real Madrid can move second despite a shock defeat to Shakhtar last week after the Ukrainians kept Inter winless in Group B.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains Donny van de Beek’s Man United absence

The Holland international has struggled to make the starting line-up since his move to Old Trafford.

Cork manager hits out at Longford for 'appalling' decision that creates 'dangerous precedent'

Ronan McCarthy is unhappy that last Sunday’s Division 3 fixture did not take place.

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be

Every single player had a role in Claire Molloy’s try just before half-time against Italy.

Michael Woods wins Vuelta stage seven, Dan Martin third overall

The 34-year-old finished alone, ahead of the Spanish duo of Omar Fraile (Astana), who was second, and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) in third.

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