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Yesterday’s News

Curran's Roscommon U20s book Connacht final while Walsh bags 4 goals for Mayo minors

Roscommon U20s and Mayo minors sealed places in the provincial final tonight.

Collina 'surprised' by furore over refereeing at Women's World Cup

There have been several controversial refereeing decisions at the Women’s World Cup, but Pierluigi Collina has defended the new laws.

Barcelona sell goalkeeper to Valencia in €35 million deal

Jasper Cillessen makes the move to the Mestalla after three seasons at Camp Nou

Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win

Cillian Kiely fired over a stunning 20 points as Offaly advanced to the last four.

Kerry complete comeback win over Cork to lift sixth consecutive Munster JFC crown

The Kingdom trailed at the break but turned it around to remain on track for another All-Ireland tilt.

Egypt footballer banned over sexual harassment claims

Amr Warda won’t be playing in any further matches at the African Cup of Nations.

Man United agree €50 million deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka - reports

The fee for the Crystal Palace full-back could rise as high as €55m with add-ons.

Lampard 'better equipped' than any other to succeed at Chelsea, claims Terry

The former Blues midfielder’s arrival at Stamford Bridge would be ‘perfect timing’ for both player and club, according to his old accomplice.

Huge medal haul shows 'great signs', but it's still all about Tokyo for Dunne's young boxing squad

‘…they’re into the next step which is going to start on Friday. And d’you know what? We’re ready.’

Bayern consider bid for out-of-sorts Barcelona winger - report

Ousmane Dembele has emerged as a potential plan B option if they fail to sign Leroy Sane from Manchester City.

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

Cameroon defender apologises for spitting on England player during heated World Cup clash

Augustine Ejangue has expressed regret over the incident involving her and Toni Duggan.

Ward targets Premier League return after being snapped up by Stoke City

The former Republic of Ireland international has signed a one-year contract with the Championship club.

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Toner returning to full fitness for career's final big stretch

The second row hopes to soon be back in full training ahead of what he expects to be his last World Cup.

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report

The 30-year-old forward could miss the 2019-20 NBA season while recovering from surgery on his Achilles tendon.

Shamrock Rovers announce signing of highly-rated UCD winger Neil Farrugia

The Hoops have also added the Students’ Gary O’Neill.

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September

The Icelandic fighter will take on Thiago Alves, while the main event for the card is yet to be announced.

Ireland's sevens teams move into new IRFU high-performance facility Sports Campus This post contains videos

Ireland's sevens teams move into new IRFU high-performance facility

The new multi-million Euro training centre features three outdoor pitches as well as a three-quarter length indoor pitch.

Brighton beat Aston Villa and Arsenal to sign prolific Belgian winger

Leandro Trossard scored 22 goals for Genk last season and becomes Graham Potter’s second signing at Brighton.

Scottish Premiership club open the door for ex-Dundalk striker to depart

David McMillan is ‘available for loan or a permanent transfer’ according to St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright.

Carbery excited to pick the brains of childhood influence Larkham at Munster 10s

Carbery excited to pick the brains of childhood influence Larkham at Munster

The Ireland out-half sees a correlation between his career and that of the new Munster senior coach.

Dublin star in fitness battle after suffering 'small' hamstring tear

Eoghan O’Donnell is unsure if he’ll return in time for the All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-final.

Lampard to Chelsea not a done deal, says Derby owner Morris

The former Blues midfielder was given permission to speak to the club on Tuesday but Mel Morris holds out hope of keeping his manager.

'It's not what we do': Toner laments post-Pro14 final incidents, but backs culture to hold firm

Apologies have been made for two high-profile incidents at Leinster events last month.

Stephen Ward in line for Championship move following Burnley exit

The veteran Irish left-back could be set to join James McClean and Nathan Collins at Stoke City.

IRFU secures new five-year sponsorship deal for All-Ireland League

Energia are also coming on board to sponsor the Women’s AIL on a long-term agreement.

Relief for Dublin as James McCarthy's knee injury not as bad as first feared - reports

The three-time All-Star was forced off in Sunday’s Leinster final.

Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move

It’s been confirmed that the Spaniard will be seeded behind Roger Federer this year despite their world ranking positions.

Ireland boss 'frustrated' as Tottenham's Parrott one of several high-profile absences from Euros training squad

Aaron Connolly, Conor Coventry and Nathan Collins are also among the notable names missing.

'Eighth or ninth is not for me' - Mourinho rejects Newcastle links

The Portuguese has no interest in succeeding Rafael Benitez at an English club for the second time.

Another injury blow for Mayo as captain O'Connor set to miss remainder of championship

Diarmuid O’Connor fractured his wrist in training last night.

Meath County Board to investigate McEntee's tunnel argument with local journalist

“I’ll take the fucking head off you if I see you near the fucking dressing room again,” McEntee alleged to have told reporter after Leinster final defeat.

Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart

The legendary Italian goalkeeper recently announced his intention to leave PSG after one season.

New 50:22 kicking rule among World Rugby's latest law proposals

Reducing the number of permitted substitutions will also be discussed by the governing body’s review group in London this week.

Wallaby back row joins Connacht's Champions Cup pool opponents

Caleb Timu has signed for Top 14 outfit Montpellier on a long-term deal.

Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream Hard Luck This post contains videos

Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream

Lieke Martens’ late spot-kick sent Japan crashing out of the Women’s World Cup at the hands of Netherlands.

GAA turn down Curragh's request to move Kildare and Tyrone qualifier at Newbridge

‘It’s just an unfortunate clash as they are both important events,’ Curragh boss Derek McGrath said.

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