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Today’s News

LIVE: Limerick v Dublin, Galway v Waterford - Allianz Hurling League semi-finals

This year’s finalists are set to be determined with this afternoon’s double header at Nowlan Park.

Wonderboy stopped for the first time by stunning Pettis 'Superman' KO Showtime This post contains videos

Wonderboy stopped for the first time by stunning Pettis 'Superman' KO

The former lightweight champion made a big statement in his UFC welterweight debut in Nashville.

‘Troy has that bit of streetwise-ness about him’: Parrott's mentality key to young Tottenham star's rise

Colin O’Brien reflects on the rapid progression of Ireland U16 Player of the Year Troy Parrott.

'I looked death in the eye' - Van Dijk recalls life-threatening appendix problem

‘Nobody wanted to raise this issue, but it needed to be dealt with because there was a chance that I would die.’

Rice, the Ra and women at work: It's your sporting Tweets of the Week

Twitter was aflame this week, here’s what you may have missed.

A one-time world champion Irish prodigy's descent into hell and back

Irish racewalker Kate Veale reflects on a difficult few years.

Wasps reveal Edwards talks amid confusion over Wales coach's future

Shaun Edwards had been expected to join Wigan Warriors as head coach for the 2020 Super League season.

'The furore over Tayla Harris photo' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a piece looking at the first-ever women’s match to main-event wrestling’s biggest night, which includes Ireland’s Becky Lynch.

'People will say it can't compare to Arsenal, but I'm extremely proud of what I have here'

Kerry native Sean Kelly reflects on his rollercoaster journey, which included a two-year spell in England.

'It was a rough time: you've got a baby on the way, no new contract - what are you going to do?'

Michael Allen decided to retire from rugby at 26, and he’s delighted he did.

Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw

Tite is not too concerned by the disappointing performance.

Yesterday’s News

Ireland's youngest professional boxer, 17, stops fourth consecutive opponent

Coachford College student James Power is now 4-0 with four KOs after a last-minute flight to Hungary.

Dublin's Lynn Harvey stopped in Spain as European title tilt falls short

The Kilbarrack woman was dropped and halted in a five-round thriller with Caty Diaz.

Highly-rated 19-year-old stars for Italy, Ramos' 'Panenka' helps Spain edge Norway Hot Prospect This post contains videos

Highly-rated 19-year-old stars for Italy, Ramos' 'Panenka' helps Spain edge Norway

Juventus youngster Moise Kean netted in the Azzurri’s win over Finland.

Dublin University boost historic semi-final bid by stunning table-toppers Cork Con

Catch up on all the action from Division 1A of the All-Ireland League.

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'The statement looks like a bit of a whitewash': Brian Kerr says John Delaney should leave FAI Reaction This post contains videos

'The statement looks like a bit of a whitewash': Brian Kerr says John Delaney should leave FAI

Delaney moved into a new position of Executive Vice-President of the FAI with immediate effect on Saturday.

Munster forced to dig deep to secure win over Zebre

In the end, they got the bonus point and go into the Champions Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh on the back of another victory.

Speculation on Delaney's FAI future flies faster than the Gibraltar wind

Hopes that the focus would solely remain on football were not fulfilled in Gibraltar.

In-form Ireland international scores fifth goal in three games

Rianna Jarrett helped Wexford Youths earn a hard-fought victory over Galway today.

Liverpool title win would make me the happiest man in the world, says Gerrard

His focus remains on Rangers but Steven Gerrard says he is starting to feel the pressure of Liverpool’s title bid.

Ulster tune up for Champions Cup derby with bonus-point win over Kings

Ulster go second in Conference B with victory at Ravenhill.

5 talking points from Ireland's unconvincing win over Gibraltar Analysis This post contains videos

5 talking points from Ireland's unconvincing win over Gibraltar

The Boys in Green struggled amid difficult conditions against the lowest seeded team in Group D.

McCarthy admits his Matt Doherty experiment didn't work in Gibraltar struggle

The Irish boss admitted it was a “horrible game” from which he was glad to escape with three points.

'I pretty much hated every minute of that': McCarthy content with three points despite difficult night Reaction This post contains videos

'I pretty much hated every minute of that': McCarthy content with three points despite difficult night

Mick McCarthy got his second tenure in charge of Ireland off to a winning start against Gibraltar.

John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position

Delaney moves to newly-created position of Executive Vice-President with immediate effect.

Donegal get back to winning ways to seal their place in Division 1 semis

Maxi Curran’s side meet Division 1 leaders Galway in their final round robin game.

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Gibraltar

Ireland got Mick McCarthy’s tenure off to a less-than-satisfactory start with a 1-0 defeat of their opponents.

Donegal's Jason Quigley dismantles Finnish opponent inside two rounds in London Sucking Diesel This post contains videos

Donegal's Jason Quigley dismantles Finnish opponent inside two rounds in London

Quigley inflicted a first stoppage defeat upon Mathias Eklund of Finland on his debut on this side of the pond.

Misfiring Ireland shake off Gibraltar and tough conditions to start Euro campaign with a win

A banner critical of John Delaney appeared among the Irish fans as the road to Euro 2020 began with a win.

Jeff Hendrick scores the first Ireland goal of new Mick McCarthy era Rocky Start This post contains videos

Jeff Hendrick scores the first Ireland goal of new Mick McCarthy era

Three points for Ireland – but the performance left a lot to be desired.

Derry and Leitrim finish on winning note ahead of Division 4 decider

Derry beat Wexford to top Division 4 with 100% record.

As it happened: Gibraltar vs Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifier

Mick McCarthy took charge of his first Ireland game in 17 years as the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got underway in Gibraltar.

Ireland's group rivals Switzerland get off to winning start

Vladimir Petkovic’s side were too good for Georgia in Tbilisi today.

Ireland have qualified for the U19 European Championships for the first time since 2011

Tom Mohan’s side are the first to qualify for this summer’s tournament in Armenia.

Dublin name one change as Kenny's side look to clinch league final spot

John Hetherton comes into the half-forward line for the semi-final double-header at Nowlan Park.

'It is really sad that things like this are happening in 2019'

Germany’s stars have condemned racist abuse aimed at two of their players.

Coleman and Doherty picked to start as Mick McCarthy names Ireland team to face Gibraltar

Ireland get their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign underway against Gibraltar at Victoria Stadium this afternoon.

Dr Crokes' All-Ireland winning manager Pat O'Shea steps down after three years in charge

The club said the 52-year-old made his own decision to step away this weekend.

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