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Today’s News

20-year-old Tsitsipas knocks defending champion Federer out of Australian Open

Tsitsipas, seeded 14, becomes the first Greek in history to reach the quarter-finals of a Slam.

'To win in France is a great achievement': Friend and Connacht march on

The western province snatched a dramatic comeback win over Bordeaux to book their place in the Challenge Cup last eight.

'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important'

After questioning whether she’d ever play again, Niamh Briggs has bounced back from two injury-ravaged seasons to rediscover her love of rugby, even after being overlooked for Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

Eddie Jones says Johnny Sexton has a 'bat phone to the referee'

The England boss suggested that Ireland’s out-half receives preferential treatment from match officials.

Stunning first-round knockout win for Cejudo against Dillashaw to retain flyweight title

Meanwhile former NFL defensive linesman Greg Hardy was disqualified in UFC main card debut

The shed out the back where the McKenna brothers' boxing dream began Something's In The Water This post contains videos

The shed out the back where the McKenna brothers' boxing dream began

Aaron and Stevie McKenna now live in California while pursuing their dreams of world titles.

3-time Slam champion Kerber stunned as Nadal powers into quarter-finals

American Danielle Collins had never won a Grand Slam match before this year but defeated Kerber.

'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout

Pacquiao possibly set the stage for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who watched the bout from ringside.

'It's a pretty dark experience to have to go through when you're so far away from home'

After being released by St Kilda, a new Australian Rules adventure begins for Westmeath native Ray Connellan.

First quarter-final since 2014 is major achievement for Ulster boss McFarland

Yesterday’s comeback win against Leicester saw Ulster secure knock-out rugby in Europe.

'I really like the idea of my family having different experiences'

Former Munster assistant coach Ian Costello is enjoying his challenging task with Wasps.

The Ireland and Liverpool star unwilling to settle for second best

After a trophy-filled career, Niamh Fahey hopes her club success can finally translate to international level.

The lows of a 17-point defeat to Galway, a first-ever U21 All-Ireland with Clare and 2013 'euphoria'

Clare hurler Cian Dillon announced his inter-county retirement earlier this month.

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'

Former Wexford Youths winger Eric Molloy discusses moving to New Zealand and playing at last month’s Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

Van Graan hails 'pure class' Carbery after he kicks Munster to quarter-final

The Athy man stayed cool is a red-hot atmosphere to keep Munster’s winning run at Thomond Park in tact.

Leinster have home quarter-final in their sights on return to Coventry

The defending champions have already qualified for the quarter-finals, but are bidding to secure a home tie in the knockout rounds.

Yesterday’s News

3 red cards and 0-9 for McCurry as Tyrone edge Armagh in Dr McKenna Cup final

The half-forward notched nine of Tyrone’s 16 points in tonight’s game at the Athletic Grounds.

Big win for Lansdowne, but Cork Con maintain lead atop Division 1A

A round-up of today’s AIL action.

Knee knock the only down side to another brilliant Tadhg Beirne performance

The lock will undergo a scan after his man-of-the-match display in Munster’s narrow win over Exeter.

Weah scores on debut as Celtic march on in Scottish Cup

Their bid for a ‘treble-treble’ remains alive after today’s win over Airdrie at Parkhead.

'Maybe they shouldn't be playing at this level' - Sarri eviscerates 'mentally weak' Chelsea players

The Blues were toothless in their efforts against Arsenal, prompting a post-match outburst from their manager.

Altior enhances superstar reputation with 17th consecutive win at Ascot

The nine-year-old was heavy favourite heading into today’s feature race, the Grade 1 Clarence House Chase.

Snowflakes? Mourinho reveals fragile ego of mystery Man United star

The Portuguese coach was sacked by the Red Devils in December after a wretched run of results.

Cardiff make €17 million Nantes striker their club-record signing

The 28-year-old Argentine forward will be tasked with saving the Bluebirds from relegation.

Witsel winner keeps Dortmund six points clear in Bundesliga

Second-placed Bayern, the defending champions, had trimmed their rivals’ lead to three points on Friday.

Key PSG midfielder 'seriously injured' ahead of Man United clash

The French champions may have to dip into the market after Marco Verratti joined the injury list

Munster show their mettle under pressure to take quarter-final berth with win over Chiefs

Tadhg Beirne led the way as Munster found a way to beat a brilliant Exeter side.

Arsenal overcome Chelsea to leapfrog Man United and boost top-four hopes

First-half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny were enough for the Gunners to prevail.

I deserved red card, says Wolves boss

Diogo Jota’s thrilling hat-trick goal in stoppage time earned a 4-3 win over Leicester.

Solskjaer: I'll remember managing United for the rest of my life

A seventh win from seven in all competitions left the Red Devils boss beaming.

Leeds' week of controversy ends in defeat, Irish midfielder Browne claims 9th goal of the season

Goals from Sam Clucas and Joe Allen helped Stoke upset Championship leaders

Ireland international Cooney the composed catalyst in Ulster's turnaround

Iain Henderson was man of the match for Ulster on his return from a thumb injury.

Palace win a 'massive relief' for Liverpool boss Klopp

The Reds were forced to come from behind to prevail in Saturday’s seven-goal thriller.

Salah scores landmark goal as Liverpool survive scare to extend lead at top

Man City have a chance to reduce Jurgen Klopp’s side’s deficit to four points if they win at Huddersfield tomorrow

Casemiro wonder goal helps Madrid defeat Sevilla Take A Bow This post contains videos

Casemiro wonder goal helps Madrid defeat Sevilla

Los Blancos began the day 10 points adrift of leaders Barcelona

Martin O'Neill's first game back in management ends in defeat

The Derry native, a former Forest player, could not inspire a win on his return today, as the hosts were beaten 1-0 by Bristol City.

Fitzgibbon points Charleville to All-Ireland intermediate club final despite late scare

The Cork side beat Kilkenny’s Graigue-Ballycallan by two points at Semple Stadium.

Connacht face Sale rematch as Challenge Cup quarter-final line-up confirmed

Andy Friend’s side will travel to the AJ Bell Stadium on the last weekend of March.

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