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Dublin: 8°C Saturday 28 November 2020

Today’s News

Irishman Cormac Sharvin finds form at Alfred Dunhill Championship

Ulsterman is ranked 404th in the world but posted a superb 68 today to finish third round in a tie for 21st.

Midfielder McNamee re-signs with Harps for 2021

‘Barry is a great player and was very good for us on that run to end the season,’ said boss Ollie Horgan.

Riyad Mahrez hits hat-trick as Manchester City earn comfortable win

Benjamin Mendy and Ferran Torres also scored in Burnley’s fourth successive 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium.

Referee timekeeping correct in both All-Ireland semi-finals, camogie officials insist

There was some confusion over the timekeeping in both games.

LIVE: Kilkenny v Waterford, All-Ireland SHC semi-final

An All-Ireland final place is up for grabs in Croke Park.

Lewis Hamilton seals another dominant pole position in Bahrain

This marked Mercedes’ 11th front-row lockout of the campaign.

Bonnar steps down as Carlow boss in wake of McDonagh Cup exit

Kerry and Antrim will meet in the final of the second tier competition.

Epatante secures comfortable win in dramatic Fighting Fifth Hurdle

The reigning champion was an effortless victor in Newcastle’s Grade One.

Klopp's post-match interview turns into tense, eight-minute debate with BT Sport reporter Kelly Gloves Off This post contains videos

Klopp's post-match interview turns into tense, eight-minute debate with BT Sport reporter Kelly

Des Kelly took issue with Klopp’s attempts to blame BT and their fellow broadcasters for the Premier League’s unforgiving schedule, and a lengthy argument ensued.

Ireland still among the world’s best, says Georgia captain Merab Sharikadze

Andy Farrell’s side aren’t far off the top level, according to the visitors.

Champions Galway hold off gutsy Tipp effort to join Kilkenny in repeat of last year's All-Ireland final

Cathal Murray’s side were pushed all the way for their win.

'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season

However, no decision has been made over the 2020/21 Men’s National Cup.

Late drama sees Liverpool held by Brighton

A last-gasp penalty denied the Reds a victory.

0-7 for Gaule as Kilkenny edge out thriller to reach fifth All-Ireland final in-a-row

Only two points separated the old rivals in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

‘We’re expecting a battle up front and are prepared for one’

Georgia may be ranked 12th in the world but their front row is top class, says Ireland scrum coach, John Fogarty.

'Don’t identify yourself as an ex-rugby player; you are unemployed right now and it’s fine to say that'

What happens when the music stops? How do rugby players cope with the sporting afterlife? A new book has all the answers.

All Blacks restore pride with crushing Argentina win

New Zealand paid tribute to Diego Maradona before the haka.

‘Outstanding’ Georginio Wijnaldum gives everything for Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp

The Dutch midfielder is out of contract next summer but Klopp would like to keep him at Anfield.

'We can't bring Gary back but we can try and help other people'

Dublin star Lauren Magee speaks about a recent family tragedy in the hope of helping others.

How 'a bit of good fortune' has left an Irish footballer working for two Hollywood stars

Fiacre Kelleher is excelling for a club that was recently taken over by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.

'International rugby can’t wait for you. It makes you start fast'

Keith Earls feels Ireland need to find more composure with their attack.

From Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence Buenos Aires

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence

Maradona’s lawyer has been leading calls for such an investigation.

'We’ve beaten Dublin before and have no fear of them' - Orchard eye another Gaelic games upset

Armagh face the three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions in today’s semi-final – and the underdog tag suits them just fine.

Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory

Waterford, Limerick, Galway and Kilkenny are still in the hunt for the big prize.

'It's really important for others to see players as people with problems, and not just players'

Tipperary dual star Roisin Howard discusses the WGPA column she penned ahead of today’s All-Ireland camogie semi-final.

Hot-stepping Lyttle honing in on rounding out his skillset with Ulster

‘I’m not the biggest so I have to avoid people some way.’

'It's amazing. I got messages from all over the country' - reaching 100 inter-county appearances

Jenny Higgins reached a milestone in her career with the Roscommon ladies.

Georgia's out-half for tomorrow is a former Terenure College RFC man

21-year-old Tedo Abzhandadze had a spell with the Dublin club in the 2017/18 season.

‘I had a really deep trauma from everything that happened’

Former Ireland international Ciara McCormack reflects on a remarkable career.

Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals this weekend? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals this weekend?

The last four clashes take place in Croke Park this evening and tomorrow afternoon.

Yesterday’s News

Wilson and Joelinton strike late on as Newcastle win at Palace

Following back-to-back defeats, Newcastle returned to winning ways and are unbeaten in three clashes in London this season.

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut

The squad are set to take a collective cut worth €122 million.

Galway name unchanged line-up for Limerick test

Limerick, meanwhile, have made two changes to their side.

Kilkenny hand All-Ireland semi-final starting role to Richie Hogan

Waterford, meanwhile, have named an unchanged side.


Ferguson hails Rashford and makes child food poverty pledge

Ferguson is set to pledge up to £2million towards the FareShare charity.

Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes

Players will be able to play at golf clubs outside of their own county from 18 December, in line with the general easing of travel restrictions from the same date.

Leeds re-name East Stand in honour of Jack Charlton

‘His legacy will now be engrained at Elland Road forever’, say the club.

Oisin Murphy receives three-month ban after testing positive for cocaine

The panel were persuaded by a combination of a hair sample and Murphy’s testimony that the positive test arose from an unintentional, environmental contamination.

Dundalk hit out over 'vile comments' aimed at players on social media

It comes in the wake of the team’s 3-1 defeat to Rapid Vienna last night at the Aviva Stadium.

Ulster's Kieran Treadwell hit with three-week ban

The forward will miss both of Ulster’s Champions Cup fixtures next month.

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