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Dublin: 9°C Wednesday 23 September 2020

Today’s News

Rob Howley handed chance to rebuild coaching career with Canada

It is his first role since serving a ban for betting on rugby matches.

Mason Greenwood offered heading practice after Man United win

The England international was introduced late on alongside Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes as United struggled to see off their hosts.

Major boost for Ireland as former captain Claire Molloy returns from sabbatical

The Wasps back row has returned to the international fold.

Leeds reach agreement to sign Spain international

Diego Llorente started his career at Real Madrid and moved to Sociedad in 2017.

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation

Rugby Australia on the back foot as Qantas announce decision to end 30-year sponsorship of the Wallabies.

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

Yesterday’s News

Saracens' Rhodes has citing complaint over Henshaw incident dismissed

Rhodes was cited for headbutting Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw during his side’s Heineken Champions Cup win, but a panel dismissed the charge.

Drogheda keep heat on Bray at top of the table with dramatic win over Rovers II

Mark Doyle scored a hat-trick as Drogs went second in the First Division.

Manchester United labour to unspectacular victory over Luton

Juan Mata scored a penalty in a 3-0 win for Solskjaer’s side.

Padraig Amond on target as Newport cause an upset in Carabao Cup

Elsewhere, West Ham hammered Hull and Brentford won a shootout against Premier League West Brom.


Goalkeeper Mendy on verge of Chelsea move

The Senegal ‘keeper is expected to replace error-prone incumbent Kepa.

Irish international Arter joins Championship club in permanent deal

The midfielder has left Bournemouth for Nottingham Forest.

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence

The French club’s attack coach is enjoying working with compatriots Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan.

Irish international Josh Cullen and manager David Moyes among three cases of Covid-19 at West Ham

The pair, along with Issa Diop, learned of their results ahead of tonight’s game with Hull.

RTÉ to televise Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers this Sunday

The leaders will take on the reigning champions at Oriel Park.

'In some ways, he was somebody who was desperate to be loved by everybody' BTL

'In some ways, he was somebody who was desperate to be loved by everybody'

Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan, authors of the remarkable Champagne Football, are our guests on this week’s Behind the Lines.

Tyrone All-Ireland winner Cavanagh announces inter-county retirement

The 33-year-old was part of the 2008 team who lifted the Sam Maguire.

Middlesbrough hand first professional contract to son of ex-Ireland midfielder Graham Kavanagh

Calum Kavanagh has penned a three-year deal with the side.

'I think with GAA matches taking place, hopefully the winter months will slip along without us noticing'

The Cork great believes if the championship goes ahead, it will be a huge boost to watching fans.

Donegal postpone county senior football final due to Covid-19 case

The match between Kilcar and Naomh Conaill has been refixed for Wednesday 7 October.

Arsenal send promising Irish youngster McGuinness on loan to Ipswich Town

The central defender, who’s an Ireland U19 international, will spend the season with the League One club.

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'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well'

Micah Richards has defended fellow pundit Alex Scott for the ongoing abuse she receives online.

Spurs' Cup tie with Leyton Orient called off at late notice over Covid cases

A number of players at the League Two club tested positive for the virus yesterday, after a round of tests paid for by Spurs.

McClean exit 'highly unlikely' as O'Neill challenges winger to regain his place

The 31-year-old has been omitted from Stoke City’s squad for both of their Championship fixtures this season.

Kearney and McFadden bid farewell to Leinster after superb service

The 34-year-old pair have had many great days with their native province.

Murray 'progressing well' in recovery from thigh injury as Kleyn and Goggin return

Andrew Conway is continuing his return-to-play protocols as Munster prepare for the new season.

World Rugby vice-chairman Laporte placed in police custody for questioning

The chief organiser of the 2023 World Cup has also been questioned.

The return of fans to sports venues in England could be on hold for six months

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a range of restrictions in the House of Commons this afternoon.

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan star

The individual said Andre Villas-Boas’s side have evidence of the Brazil forward making the comments on two occasions.

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

The former basketball star also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team.

Former Manchester United midfielder Ravel Morrison finds new club

The 27-year-old has signed for Dutch side ADO Den Haag until the end of the Eredivisie season.

Gareth Bale agent criticises 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans

The 31-year-old has returned to Tottenham on a loan deal, having left them in 2013.

22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster

The talented playmaker showed his promise after moving to out-half against Toulouse.

Ex-Liverpool winger Ibe joins Derby on a free following release from Bournemouth

Having cost the Cherries a club-record £15 million in 2016, the 24-year-old was released over the summer.

Morata heads to Juve as Suarez accused of cheating on Italian passport exam

The Serie A champions are looking to strengthen their forward line.

IRFU refs Brace and Murphy appointed to European semi-final clashes

Nigel Owens and Mike Adamson will be in charge of the other two fixtures.

Barcelona offload Chilean midfielder Vidal to Inter Milan

The Catalan giants have said they need to sell players before Ronald Koeman can bring his transfer targets in.

Chris Wilder laments officials’ calls in loss to Villa

The Sheffield United boss said he was “completely confused” after a game which saw John Egan dismissed.

Raiders make winning start in Las Vegas

In their first home game since relocating from Oakland, the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 34-24.

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