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Dublin: 13°C Thursday 13 May 2021

Today’s News

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10
# Flying It
# Flying It

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10

51 minutes ago 1,775 Views 3 Comments

Martin is now just 47 seconds behind the new leader Attila Valter after stage six.

Veteran Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Fleetwood Town
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

Veteran Irish midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Fleetwood Town

1 hour ago 1,784 Views 2 Comments

The 37-year-old signed a contract extension last summer.

'A bit of a disaster really... We’re just glad it’s sorted now' - Moving on from camogie controversy
# Onwards
# Onwards

'A bit of a disaster really... We’re just glad it’s sorted now' - Moving on from camogie controversy

2 hours ago 2,339 Views 2 Comments

Cork’s Amy O’Connor says she’s relieved that the saga has been resolved.

Addison's Ulster season over as he receives four-match ban for red-card challenge on Daly
# Before It Started
# Before It Started

Addison's Ulster season over as he receives four-match ban for red-card challenge on Daly

2 hours ago 2,998 Views 14 Comments

Addison was sent off for a challenge on Munster’s Shane Daly on what was his first start for 16 months.

Eddie Jones links up with Super League outfit Hull FC for two-day coaching role
# Lending A Hand
# Lending A Hand

Eddie Jones links up with Super League outfit Hull FC for two-day coaching role

3 hours ago 1,609 Views 1 Comment

The England head coach is taking an active role in training ahead of Monday’s clash with Catalans Dragons.

Cork and Tipp to kick off this year's League as fixtures confirmed
# LGFA
# LGFA

Cork and Tipp to kick off this year's League as fixtures confirmed

4 hours ago 2,017 Views 0 Comments

Cork meet Tipperary on Friday week – with the game set to be screened live on TG4.

Lukaku fined for birthday celebrations in Milan hotel
# Party's Over
# Party's Over

Lukaku fined for birthday celebrations in Milan hotel

5 hours ago 3,731 Views 2 Comments

Police were called with all present receiving fines for breaking coronavirus rules.

Doris returns for Leinster while Ulster make 12 changes for Irish derby
# Team News
# Team News

Doris returns for Leinster while Ulster make 12 changes for Irish derby

6 hours ago 7,834 Views 22 Comments

Robbie Henshaw is named in Leo Cullen’s starting XV for his first game since being called into the British and Irish Lions squad.

'Could you manage for a year on €12,000? Probably not. So why are we expecting elite-level athletes to do it?'
# Unacceptable
# Unacceptable

'Could you manage for a year on €12,000? Probably not. So why are we expecting elite-level athletes to do it?'

Updated 6 hours ago 22,787 Views 27 Comments

Derval O’Rourke has called for a ‘full review’ into the funding system in Irish sport.

Nine changes for Munster while Daly captains Connacht for first time
# Rainbow Cup
# Rainbow Cup

Nine changes for Munster while Daly captains Connacht for first time

6 hours ago 8,891 Views 8 Comments

The two teams meet in Thomond Park on Friday.

Porto confirmed as venue for Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea
# Estadio Do Dragao
# Estadio Do Dragao

Porto confirmed as venue for Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea

6 hours ago 3,324 Views 7 Comments

The match had been due to take place in Istanbul.

'It's something that we deeply regret' - Rock apologises for Dublin's training breach
# Regret
# Regret

'It's something that we deeply regret' - Rock apologises for Dublin's training breach

Updated 8 hours ago 17,181 Views 27 Comments

Dean Rock has admitted it’s strange not having suspended manager Dessie Farrell among the group.

Ajax melt down Eredivisie trophy to make gifts for season ticket holders
# For The Fans
# For The Fans

Ajax melt down Eredivisie trophy to make gifts for season ticket holders

8 hours ago 6,579 Views 5 Comments

‘When we said, ‘This title is for you’ we were expressing how we were doing it for the fans. Sharing the trophy is the ultimate proof that we really are.’

Premier League clubs agree to three-year domestic TV rights rollover
# On The Box
# On The Box

Premier League clubs agree to three-year domestic TV rights rollover

8 hours ago 2,262 Views 0 Comments

The deal will run from 2022 to 2025.

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March
# Irish Interest
# Irish Interest

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March

8 hours ago 2,109 Views 0 Comments

14 Irish players were on the books of AFLW sides in 2021.

New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks clinch places in NBA playoffs
# Playoff Picture
# Playoff Picture

New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks clinch places in NBA playoffs

10 hours ago 1,470 Views 0 Comments

The Lakers kept their hopes of a top-six spot alive with a narrow win over Houston.

'I'm just delighted the Camogie Association listened to the players' voice'
# Relief
# Relief

'I'm just delighted the Camogie Association listened to the players' voice'

11 hours ago 2,196 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s Leah Butler was relieved to see a split season come in after a U-turn from camogie’s governing body.

'You get comfortable and you want to push on' - Casey has Ireland's summer Tests in his sights
# Thinking Big
# Thinking Big

'You get comfortable and you want to push on' - Casey has Ireland's summer Tests in his sights

11 hours ago 5,763 Views 12 Comments

The Munster scrum-half made his international debut in February.

Where do Kerry's older All-Ireland winning crew stand ahead of 2021 season?
# Elder Statesmen
# Elder Statesmen

Where do Kerry's older All-Ireland winning crew stand ahead of 2021 season?

11 hours ago 7,003 Views 0 Comments

Only five players that featured in the 2014 final win are still involved with the Kingdom.

Yesterday’s News

'It’s not a deserved win for Arsenal' - Tuchel
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

'It’s not a deserved win for Arsenal' - Tuchel

18 hours ago 6,292 Views 3 Comments

Emile Smith Rowe struck the winner at Stamford Bridge.

Atletico Madrid edge closer to sensational La Liga triumph
# Boost
# Boost

Atletico Madrid edge closer to sensational La Liga triumph

19 hours ago 8,766 Views 5 Comments

Yannick Carrasco and Angel Correa made a dominant first-half count for their side.

Jurgen Klopp puts no blame on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over weakened side
# Support
# Support

Jurgen Klopp puts no blame on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over weakened side

19 hours ago 7,023 Views 23 Comments

The Reds boss is no stranger to fixture congestion.

Seven-goal Milan run riot as Juve keep Champions League hopes alive
# Review
# Review

Seven-goal Milan run riot as Juve keep Champions League hopes alive

20 hours ago 6,490 Views 0 Comments

The battle for elite European football remains tight in Italy.

Mbappe scores twice but PSG need to win shootout to reach French Cup final
# Spot On
# Spot On

Mbappe scores twice but PSG need to win shootout to reach French Cup final

20 hours ago 2,433 Views 0 Comments

Spot kicks were required after the two sides were all square at 2-2 after normal time in Montpellier

Irish midfielder McGrath scores 17th of the season amid 6-goal thriller
# In Form
# In Form

Irish midfielder McGrath scores 17th of the season amid 6-goal thriller

20 hours ago 6,583 Views 3 Comments

The former Dundalk star has attracted interest from other clubs after impressing at St Mirren.

Jorginho howler sees Arsenal stun Chelsea
# Report
# Report

Jorginho howler sees Arsenal stun Chelsea

20 hours ago 27,944 Views 32 Comments

The Blues’ top-four hopes suffered a setback this evening.

Ewan wins Giro fifth stage as contender Landa out after crash
# Wrap
# Wrap

Ewan wins Giro fifth stage as contender Landa out after crash

20 hours ago 1,658 Views 1 Comment

After today’s results, Dan Martin is 19th in the general classification, while Nicolas Roche is 58th.

Former Man United star Valencia announces retirement
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Former Man United star Valencia announces retirement

21 hours ago 8,785 Views 9 Comments

The Ecuador international won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, two League Cups, three Community Shields and the Europa League during a 10-year stay at Old Trafford

Brown's final home game as Celtic hammer St Johnstone and Rangers thrash Livingston
# Old Firm
# Old Firm

Brown's final home game as Celtic hammer St Johnstone and Rangers thrash Livingston

Updated 21 hours ago 5,716 Views 4 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s side move to within one game of unbeaten league campaign

Waterford appoint former QPR and Millwall player as new boss
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Waterford appoint former QPR and Millwall player as new boss

21 hours ago 8,340 Views 3 Comments

Marc Bircham has been named as the permanent successor to Kevin Sheedy.

Celtic remove Palestinian flags from stadium after accusing fans of exploiting Scott Brown tribute
# Parkhead
# Parkhead

Celtic remove Palestinian flags from stadium after accusing fans of exploiting Scott Brown tribute

22 hours ago 41,428 Views 36 Comments

The Scottish club allowed supporters to display messages for the departing captain ahead of tonight’s visit of St Johnstone.

Stephen Quinn becomes the latest Irish international to enter free agency
# On The Move
# On The Move

Stephen Quinn becomes the latest Irish international to enter free agency

23 hours ago 7,357 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old hasn’t been offered a new deal at Burton Albion by Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

Uefa seeking clarity over fans before switching Champions League final to Portugal
# Late Changes
# Late Changes

Uefa seeking clarity over fans before switching Champions League final to Portugal

Wed 5:31 PM 3,772 Views 1 Comment

It is understood the British government’s position regarding quarantine exemptions for sponsors, VIPs and broadcasters was a sticking point to hosting the game on 29 May.

Shamrock Rovers confirm Richie Towell's return to the League of Ireland
# Rovers Get Rich
# Rovers Get Rich

Shamrock Rovers confirm Richie Towell's return to the League of Ireland

Wed 5:29 PM 9,076 Views 3 Comments

Former PFAI Player of the Year will be eligible to line out for Rovers from 1 July.

'We're in a different world to when I was playing, there is way more pressure'
# Davy
# Davy

'We're in a different world to when I was playing, there is way more pressure'

Wed 5:18 PM 16,357 Views 6 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald says he understands why some players feel the need to take a break from hurling.

Premier League set to renew existing TV deal with Sky, BT and Amazon until 2025
# On The Telly
# On The Telly

Premier League set to renew existing TV deal with Sky, BT and Amazon until 2025

Wed 4:50 PM 2,938 Views 1 Comment

Financial Times reports that a three-year rollover of the current €5.8 billion deal is imminent.

Casey Stoney to step down as Manchester United Women head coach
# What Casey Did Next
# What Casey Did Next

Casey Stoney to step down as Manchester United Women head coach

Wed 4:33 PM 3,750 Views 1 Comment

Stoney had previously guided the team to the Championship title following their launch as a professional outfit in 2018.

Masters winner Matsuyama latest Japanese star to join chorus of Olympic concerns
# Doubts
# Doubts

Masters winner Matsuyama latest Japanese star to join chorus of Olympic concerns

Wed 3:40 PM 2,930 Views 2 Comments

The golfer admitted he was “in two minds” about whether the event should go ahead.

No positive Covid-19 results at Dundalk following players' bonding trip to Belfast
# Apology
# Apology

No positive Covid-19 results at Dundalk following players' bonding trip to Belfast

Updated Wed 3:19 PM 10,203 Views 6 Comments

The club have apologised for a ‘serious error of judgement.’

Ospreys sign Irishman Jack Regan from Super Rugby's Highlanders
# On The Road Again
# On The Road Again

Ospreys sign Irishman Jack Regan from Super Rugby's Highlanders

Wed 3:06 PM 11,164 Views 12 Comments

The Offaly native has signed a three-year deal with the Welsh side.

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