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Dublin: 3°C Thursday 4 March 2021

Yesterday’s News

Barcelona into Copa del Rey final after dramatic extra-time win over Sevilla
# On-field Matters
# On-field Matters

Barcelona into Copa del Rey final after dramatic extra-time win over Sevilla

6 hours ago 1,943 Views 1 Comment

The 3-2 aggregate win came just two days after a police raid on the club and the arrest of their former president.

Neville: United could miss out on top four if they keep 'sleepwalking' in games
# Stumble To Second Place
# Stumble To Second Place

Neville: United could miss out on top four if they keep 'sleepwalking' in games

7 hours ago 2,966 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists he is under no additional pressure from the club’s owners to qualify for the Champions League.

Late, late penalty salvages Serie A draw for faltering Milan
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

Late, late penalty salvages Serie A draw for faltering Milan

7 hours ago 1,451 Views 0 Comments

A 1-1 draw with Udinese does little for Milan’s title prospects, however.

McIlory moving in the right direction as he looks to continue good record at Bay Hill
# Rory
# Rory

McIlory moving in the right direction as he looks to continue good record at Bay Hill

7 hours ago 1,260 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old sees ‘some positive signs’ ahead of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Norwich win top-of-table clash to close in on instant Premier League return
# Far From Pedestrian
# Far From Pedestrian

Norwich win top-of-table clash to close in on instant Premier League return

7 hours ago 2,593 Views 3 Comments

The Canaries are now 10 points clear at the top.

Man United drop points but stay second after drab stalemate at Crystal Palace
# Mist Opportunity
# Mist Opportunity

Man United drop points but stay second after drab stalemate at Crystal Palace

7 hours ago 4,297 Views 14 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men were held to a 0-0 draw.

Disappointment for Quinn and Fiorentina as Man City in Champions League driving seat
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Disappointment for Quinn and Fiorentina as Man City in Champions League driving seat

8 hours ago 2,026 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere this evening, Chelsea survived an early red card and two penalties to defeat Atletico Madrid 2-0.

Uefa set 7 April deadline as doubts grow over Dublin's ability to host Euro 2020 games
# Grounds For Concern
# Grounds For Concern

Uefa set 7 April deadline as doubts grow over Dublin's ability to host Euro 2020 games

8 hours ago 17,381 Views 23 Comments

The Aviva Stadium must be able to host crowds if the four games are to go ahead as planned.

'Oh my God, this Irish girl can run': The rise and rise of Nadia Power
# Star
# Star

'Oh my God, this Irish girl can run': The rise and rise of Nadia Power

9 hours ago 27,947 Views 11 Comments

An in-depth look at the 23-year-old DCU student, after her incredible few weeks.

Steven Gerrard sent off at half time of Rangers’ victory over Livingston
# To The Stand
# To The Stand

Steven Gerrard sent off at half time of Rangers’ victory over Livingston

9 hours ago 5,537 Views 10 Comments

Gerrard’s temper earned him two yellow cards.

Leicester and Aston Villa both drop points and suffer blows to their European aspirations
# Midweek Action
# Midweek Action

Leicester and Aston Villa both drop points and suffer blows to their European aspirations

9 hours ago 3,160 Views 7 Comments

David McGoldrick scored the winner for Sheffield United against Villa, while Leicester were held 1-1 at Burnley.

‘Ask Madrid’ – Jose Mourinho on why Bale took so long to find form at Spurs
# Real Questions
# Real Questions

‘Ask Madrid’ – Jose Mourinho on why Bale took so long to find form at Spurs

10 hours ago 5,184 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old spent much of the first half of the season in the treatment room or on the bench following his return to Tottenham on loan.

New Zealand 'fully committed' to hosting Women's Rugby World Cup in 2022
# Postponement
# Postponement

New Zealand 'fully committed' to hosting Women's Rugby World Cup in 2022

10 hours ago 957 Views 0 Comments

World Rugby confirmed yesterday that the tournament will be postponed due to challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Johnny Ward: Elliott deserves punishment but he should get a break too

Johnny Ward: Elliott deserves punishment but he should get a break too

11 hours ago 6,729 Views 15 Comments

The trainer often gave others a second chance, something he now needs himself.

Nowell suffers further injury setback as Lawes is ruled out until early summer
# Comeback Delay
# Comeback Delay

Nowell suffers further injury setback as Lawes is ruled out until early summer

11 hours ago 3,037 Views 0 Comments

Both England internationals will still harbour ambitions of making a Lions squad, though wing Nowell is yet to play this season.

Police execute search warrant for 'black box' of Tiger Woods' crashed car
# Further Investigation
# Further Investigation

Police execute search warrant for 'black box' of Tiger Woods' crashed car

12 hours ago 40,536 Views 19 Comments

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department want to look at the vehicle’s telematics to help them understand the nature of the crash.

Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents
# High Court
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# High Court

Second barrister appointed to help with inspection of seized FAI documents

14 hours ago 12,213 Views 0 Comments

Delaney’s application to have the hearing held in private remains outstanding.

Irish runner McElhinney out of European Indoors following Covid positive
# Athletics
# Athletics

Irish runner McElhinney out of European Indoors following Covid positive

15 hours ago 3,373 Views 3 Comments

Cork’s McElhinney was due to compete in the men’s 3000m in Poland.

'Quite a blow' - Irish midfielder expected to be ruled out for five weeks with injury
# Setback
# Setback

'Quite a blow' - Irish midfielder expected to be ruled out for five weeks with injury

16 hours ago 7,452 Views 0 Comments

Jack Taylor picked a tendon issue in his hamstring against Wigan last weekend.

Lazio made to wait before match is abandoned as Torino fail to show up for Serie A fixture
# Quarantined
# Quarantined

Lazio made to wait before match is abandoned as Torino fail to show up for Serie A fixture

18 hours ago 5,964 Views 0 Comments

The home side were eventually informed by the referee that Torino were considered to have forfeited the game in a 3-0 loss.

FFR clear France head coach Galthié of wrongdoing after Covid-19 outbreak
# Investigation
# Investigation

FFR clear France head coach Galthié of wrongdoing after Covid-19 outbreak

18 hours ago 4,932 Views 4 Comments

Les Bleus’ head coach left the French Six Nations bubble to watch his son play a game.

'Privileged' Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona job
# Elections
# Elections

'Privileged' Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona job

19 hours ago 7,133 Views 8 Comments

The 38-year-old says he is ‘happy’ as Arsenal manager, amid speculation that Barca presidential candidate Joan Laporta wants him to return to the Catalan giants.

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal
# Fallout
# Fallout

Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal

20 hours ago 50,484 Views 73 Comments

eCOMM Merchant Solutions have ended their arrangement with Elliott, while a local GAA club has voiced its support for the trainer.

LeBron eclipsed as Suns down Lakers
# Phoenix Nights
# Phoenix Nights

LeBron eclipsed as Suns down Lakers

21 hours ago 2,756 Views 0 Comments

Suns leapfrog Lakers into second place in the Western Conference with victory.

Munster urge patience with Carbery but back him to return to his best
# Joey
# Joey

Munster urge patience with Carbery but back him to return to his best

22 hours ago 9,268 Views 12 Comments

The 25-year-old made his return from a long-term injury last Friday in Cardiff.

'What you don’t want to do is mess around with somebody like Ports'
# Trading Places?
# Trading Places?

'What you don’t want to do is mess around with somebody like Ports'

22 hours ago 17,756 Views 30 Comments

Robin McBryde says the tighthead needs to be included in any discussions about his best position going forward.

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo
# Turner's Cross
# Turner's Cross

'Swimming isn’t going to last forever. I want to excel in my sport' - deferring the Leaving Cert twice for Tokyo

22 hours ago 13,564 Views 4 Comments

18-year-old Nicole Turner is targeting the podium at this summer’s Paralympic Games.

'I’d love for it to be debated more' - Wexford captain has 'real worry' over new cynical play rule
# Congress
# Congress

'I’d love for it to be debated more' - Wexford captain has 'real worry' over new cynical play rule

23 hours ago 5,429 Views 3 Comments

Matthew O’Hanlon is concerned how the new hurling rule will be implemented at club level.

Connacht ready to go toe-to-toe with Munster maul
# Roll Deep
# Roll Deep

Connacht ready to go toe-to-toe with Munster maul

23 hours ago 5,281 Views 4 Comments

The southern province profited from the set-piece in January, but Connacht are wary of getting stuck in the same trap.

'He’s still one of the premier wingers in Ireland' - Conway back in action
# Key Man
# Key Man

'He’s still one of the premier wingers in Ireland' - Conway back in action

23 hours ago 10,748 Views 18 Comments

The 29-year-old hasn’t featured in the Six Nations but made his Munster comeback two weekends ago.

GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'
# CPA
# CPA

GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'

Wed 12:01 AM 6,875 Views 2 Comments

The CPA has now called on the GAA to implement the split season as voted through by Congress.

Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat
# The Comeback Kid
# The Comeback Kid

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat

Tue 10:48 PM 9,440 Views 4 Comments

The Scot lost 4-1 to Matthew Selt in the first round of the Gibraltar Open.

Sancho fires Dortmund into German Cup semi-finals
# Last Four
# Last Four

Sancho fires Dortmund into German Cup semi-finals

Tue 10:13 PM 3,597 Views 1 Comment

It was a frustrating night for Gladbach head coach Marco Rose against his future employers.

Manchester City leave it late to beat Wolves and make it 21 wins in a row
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

Manchester City leave it late to beat Wolves and make it 21 wins in a row

Tue 10:10 PM 5,337 Views 2 Comments

The result extended City’s lead at the top of the table to 15 points.

Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Ronaldo on target as Juve boost hopes of 10th straight title with win in Serie A

Tue 9:58 PM 3,822 Views 1 Comment

A 3-0 victory for the champions tonight over Spezia.

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

Tue 9:37 PM 35,145 Views 13 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard
# Henry De Bromhead
# Henry De Bromhead

'I'll ring him soon' - De Bromhead to consult with Elliott after Cheveley Park move horses to his yard

Tue 9:03 PM 10,810 Views 0 Comments

The unbeaten Envoi Allen has moved to Henry De Bromhead’s yard.

Scotland’s Six Nations match with France lined up for 26 March
# Finale
# Finale

Scotland’s Six Nations match with France lined up for 26 March

Tue 7:32 PM 6,725 Views 1 Comment

Premiership and Top14 clubs are willing to release their Scotland internationals, per Press Association.

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

Tue 6:38 PM 7,310 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga
# Response
# Response

Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga

Tue 6:10 PM 7,738 Views 1 Comment

LGFA CEO Helen O’Rourke says Tim Rabbitt ‘attempted to destroy the integrity’ of the association.

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