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Dublin: 12°C Saturday 8 May 2021

Today’s News

EFL open to moving play-offs to allow Champions League final at Wembley
# Other Options
# Other Options

EFL open to moving play-offs to allow Champions League final at Wembley

21 minutes ago 328 Views 0 Comments

The all-English Champions League final between Man City and Chelsea is currently scheduled to take place in Istanbul on Saturday, 29 May.

Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired

39 minutes ago 499 Views 0 Comments

‘We have been blessed to have owned some special horses, but Faugheen will always have a special place amongst them.’

Davy Fitz and Cheddar Plunkett name sides for tomorrow's Wexford-Laois clash
# Lovely Hurling
# Lovely Hurling

Davy Fitz and Cheddar Plunkett name sides for tomorrow's Wexford-Laois clash

51 minutes ago 889 Views 0 Comments

Best known as a forward, Seamus Casey starts in goal for Wexford, with Mark Fanning on the bench.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus defend Super League in face of Uefa 'threats'
# Statement
# Statement

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus defend Super League in face of Uefa 'threats'

1 hour ago 1,402 Views 1 Comment

The clubs released a joint statement this morning.

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead this summer, says IOC official
# Full Steam Ahead
# Full Steam Ahead

Nothing can stop Olympics from going ahead this summer, says IOC official

2 hours ago 409 Views 1 Comment

The Tokyo Games are due to start on 23 July, though polls show that most Japanese people support cancellation or another delay.

Bogdanovic’s career-high 48 points pushes Utah Jazz past Denver Nuggets
# Wrap
# Wrap

Bogdanovic’s career-high 48 points pushes Utah Jazz past Denver Nuggets

2 hours ago 1,003 Views 0 Comments

The Croatian starred in the battle of Western Conference contenders.

'Munster attacked us really well - and a lot of our guys were beaten in collisions'
# Hurting
# Hurting

'Munster attacked us really well - and a lot of our guys were beaten in collisions'

4 hours ago 5,438 Views 4 Comments

Ulster left nursing emotional and physical bruises after last night’s 38-10 defeat in Thomond Park.

The tale of the 'team of 40-year-olds' from Cork who rattled Bayern Munich
# Dowcha Davey
# Dowcha Davey

The tale of the 'team of 40-year-olds' from Cork who rattled Bayern Munich

4 hours ago 16,475 Views 16 Comments

Thirty years ago, the draw for the first round of the Uefa Cup paired the Bundesliga giants with Cork City.

'The big games we've lost in the past, it never really leaves you'
# Regrets
# Regrets

'The big games we've lost in the past, it never really leaves you'

4 hours ago 3,691 Views 2 Comments

Leinster hooker James Tracy reflects on the province’s Champions Cup loss to La Rochelle.

Connacht will sense opportunity to record rare double against wounded Leinster
# Back It Up
# Back It Up

Connacht will sense opportunity to record rare double against wounded Leinster

5 hours ago 9,446 Views 6 Comments

Andy Friend’s side impressed against Ulster last time out but struggle for consistency.

Yesterday’s News

'We wanted to make a statement for all our fans - this is for them'
# Fan-tastic
# Fan-tastic

'We wanted to make a statement for all our fans - this is for them'

13 hours ago 12,002 Views 15 Comments

Munster won 38-10 against Ulster tonight.

Klopp 'convinced' Liverpool can get the best out of Thiago after difficult season
# More To Come
# More To Come

Klopp 'convinced' Liverpool can get the best out of Thiago after difficult season

13 hours ago 4,612 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder is one of a number of Liverpool players who has struggled for form.

Lille win derby at Lens to tighten grip on Ligue 1
# Inching Closer
# Inching Closer

Lille win derby at Lens to tighten grip on Ligue 1

13 hours ago 4,320 Views 3 Comments

The leaders are now just two wins from the title.

Newcastle stun Leicester to inch closer to safety and keep top-four race alive
# All To Play For
# All To Play For

Newcastle stun Leicester to inch closer to safety and keep top-four race alive

14 hours ago 21,030 Views 9 Comments

Callum Wilson scored twice in a 4-2 win at the King Power Stadium.

Dundalk slip to defeat against 10-man Sligo Rovers
# Bit O'Red
# Bit O'Red

Dundalk slip to defeat against 10-man Sligo Rovers

14 hours ago 3,020 Views 6 Comments

A brilliant Jordan Gibson effort was the difference between the sides.

Six-try Munster destroy Ulster in bruising battle at Thomond
# Emphatic
# Emphatic

Six-try Munster destroy Ulster in bruising battle at Thomond

14 hours ago 35,197 Views 39 Comments

Munster defeated Ulster 38-10 at Thomond Park.

Shelbourne scrape past Athlone to continue unbeaten start to First Division season
# Wrap
# Wrap

Shelbourne scrape past Athlone to continue unbeaten start to First Division season

14 hours ago 2,167 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, UCD came from behind to beat Treaty United and Cork Cork had a big win at home to Wexford Youths.

Two senior debutants in Tipperary side for Limerick game as Callanan stays captain for 2021
# Premier Pride
# Premier Pride

Two senior debutants in Tipperary side for Limerick game as Callanan stays captain for 2021

14 hours ago 8,599 Views 13 Comments

Tipperary head to the Gaelic Grounds tomorrow.

Cork select new faces and Waterford name 9 of All-Ireland final team
# Teamsheets
# Teamsheets

Cork select new faces and Waterford name 9 of All-Ireland final team

14 hours ago 7,204 Views 5 Comments

The Division 1 Group A clash takes place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh at 3.45pm.

Celtic assure fans club is ‘working hard’ to complete appointment of new manager
# The Wait Goes On
# The Wait Goes On

Celtic assure fans club is ‘working hard’ to complete appointment of new manager

14 hours ago 2,573 Views 1 Comment

New Lennon stepped down as Hoops boss in February.

Galway native Glennon to make Westmeath debut and Rushe at centre-back for Dublin
# Team News
# Team News

Galway native Glennon to make Westmeath debut and Rushe at centre-back for Dublin

14 hours ago 5,136 Views 1 Comment

Glennon has transferred from the county he won an All-Ireland medal with in 2017.

Akintunde spares Derry's blushes with stoppage-time equaliser against Longford
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Akintunde spares Derry's blushes with stoppage-time equaliser against Longford

16 hours ago 1,493 Views 0 Comments

The point ensured Derry consolidated seventh spot but the Candystripes’ wait for a home win stretched to seven games.

Premier League's 'Big Six' among nine clubs sanctioned by Uefa over Super League project
# Paying The Price
# Paying The Price

Premier League's 'Big Six' among nine clubs sanctioned by Uefa over Super League project

16 hours ago 5,395 Views 3 Comments

However three clubs, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, continue to hold out.

After Covid shutdown, postponed All-Ireland U20 and minor finals to take place in July
# Dates For The Diary
# Dates For The Diary

After Covid shutdown, postponed All-Ireland U20 and minor finals to take place in July

Updated 17 hours ago 4,864 Views 1 Comment

The GAA have announced the dates for the fixtures which were postponed in January.

McIlroy surges up Wells Fargo leaderboard with second-round 66
# Back In The Mix
# Back In The Mix

McIlroy surges up Wells Fargo leaderboard with second-round 66

17 hours ago 3,592 Views 0 Comments

However it was a disappointing day for both Shane Lowry and Seamus Power.

Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve
# Catch Him If You Can
# Catch Him If You Can

Sam Bennett's superb form continues with second stage win at Volta ao Algarve

17 hours ago 3,454 Views 5 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir man also came out on top in stage one.

One man has been more integral than most to Man City's remarkable season
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

One man has been more integral than most to Man City's remarkable season

18 hours ago 6,884 Views 9 Comments

Rúben Dias has shone at the heart of the Etihad outfit’s defence.

Completing 2020 All-Ireland club championships a possible option in camogie proposal document
# Decisions
# Decisions

Completing 2020 All-Ireland club championships a possible option in camogie proposal document

18 hours ago 1,579 Views 0 Comments

A consultation document has been circulated to members about how to structure the 2021 season.

Uefa in talks to move Champions League final to England after Turkey added to UK red list
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Uefa in talks to move Champions League final to England after Turkey added to UK red list

18 hours ago 3,564 Views 5 Comments

The game between Manchester City and Chelsea was due to be hosted by the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on 29 May.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

19 hours ago 26,208 Views 10 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans
# Must Do Better
# Must Do Better

Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans

20 hours ago 4,470 Views 19 Comments

The supporters have said ‘change is needed and the club must act now’, setting out a five-point plan.

Jurgen Klopp criticises pundits’ push for protests
# Keep Calm
# Keep Calm

Jurgen Klopp criticises pundits’ push for protests

20 hours ago 5,175 Views 3 Comments

Last weekend’s match against Manchester United at Old Trafford was postponed.

Pep Guardiola set for Champions League final dress rehearsal
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Pep Guardiola set for Champions League final dress rehearsal

21 hours ago 2,569 Views 1 Comment

Man City face Chelsea this weekend.

Ireland star Shane Duffy ends Celtic spell after 'a tough year on and off the field'
# Farewell
# Farewell

Ireland star Shane Duffy ends Celtic spell after 'a tough year on and off the field'

21 hours ago 26,283 Views 22 Comments

The defender endured a torrid time following a loan move to his boyhood club.

Lions seeking hotel quarantine exemption after South Africa tour
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Lions seeking hotel quarantine exemption after South Africa tour

21 hours ago 5,893 Views 7 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland says the team faces up to 10 weeks in their bubble environment if they are forced to quarantine.

Leinster include Lions trio as Butler and Arnold set to return for Connacht
# Team News
# Team News

Leinster include Lions trio as Butler and Arnold set to return for Connacht

23 hours ago 10,151 Views 22 Comments

The provinces have unveiled their selections for tomorrow’s Rainbow Cup fixture at the Sportsground.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated Fri 12:00 PM 22,043 Views 13 Comments

There’s plenty in store.

Mullen makes injury return and Conlon at centre-back as Kilkenny and Clare unveil teams
# Team News
# Team News

Mullen makes injury return and Conlon at centre-back as Kilkenny and Clare unveil teams

Fri 11:16 AM 7,922 Views 1 Comment

Adrian Mullen will captain Kilkenny for the first time.

McIlroy struggles at Wells Fargo as focused Mickelson leads by two
# Lefty
# Lefty

McIlroy struggles at Wells Fargo as focused Mickelson leads by two

Fri 8:27 AM 2,907 Views 0 Comments

Shane Lowry and Seamus Power, meanwhile, are both on level par.

Paul George leads from the front as Clippers beat Lakers in LA battle
# LA Story
# LA Story

Paul George leads from the front as Clippers beat Lakers in LA battle

Fri 8:10 AM 1,654 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Mavericks and Warriors.

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