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Yesterday’s News

Ruben Neves rescues point for Wolves in another 1-1 draw with Newcastle
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

Ruben Neves rescues point for Wolves in another 1-1 draw with Newcastle

2 hours ago 760 Views 0 Comments

The Magpies had taken a 52nd-minute lead through Jamaal Lascelles before Neves earned a point for the visitors.

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'
# Forecast
# Forecast

'In seven to eight years this team will be competitive with everyone'

3 hours ago 5,891 Views 3 Comments

Italy head coach Franco Smith was speaking after their Six Nations defeat to Ireland today.

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Eddie Jones avoids blaming referee after 'unusual' decisions in Wales defeat

3 hours ago 5,158 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side lifted the Triple Crown after amassing their highest Test score against England.

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'To be honest, from 2017 to 2019, I heard something in every single game about my weight'

Updated 3 hours ago 32,597 Views 10 Comments

Meath All-Ireland winner and Intermediate Player of the Year Vikki Wall speaks candidly about the regular verbal abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.

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Mackin sees off competition from Dublin duo to claim Player of the Year award
# Recognition
# Recognition

Mackin sees off competition from Dublin duo to claim Player of the Year award

3 hours ago 4,423 Views 0 Comments

The Dubs have six players in the Team of the Championship.

Leipzig keep pace with Bayern thanks to dramatic comeback from two down

Leipzig keep pace with Bayern thanks to dramatic comeback from two down

4 hours ago 1,942 Views 0 Comments

Marcus Thuram helped Borussia Moenchengladbach take a 2-0 lead, but Leipzig battled back to take all three points.

El Ghazi fires Aston Villa to victory at Leeds with early goal
# Premier League
# Premier League

El Ghazi fires Aston Villa to victory at Leeds with early goal

4 hours ago 1,324 Views 0 Comments

The winger scored the only goal of the game in the fifth minute as Villa moved to within a point of the top six.

Jamie McGrath scores late winner to hit double figures for the season
# Oh When The Saints
# Oh When The Saints

Jamie McGrath scores late winner to hit double figures for the season

4 hours ago 3,350 Views 0 Comments

St Mirren are now four points clear of Dundee United in their bid for a top-half finish.

Dominant Barcelona see off Sevilla to move up to second in La Liga
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

Dominant Barcelona see off Sevilla to move up to second in La Liga

5 hours ago 2,609 Views 1 Comment

Ousmane Dembele fired Barca ahead in the first half before Lionel Messi wrapped up the victory.

No further clarity on 2021 season as new GAA President 'delighted' to see new rules for cynical fouls
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

No further clarity on 2021 season as new GAA President 'delighted' to see new rules for cynical fouls

5 hours ago 2,952 Views 2 Comments

Larry McCarthy addressed the media as he prepares to become the 40th president of the association.

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam
# Triple Crown
# Triple Crown

Wales put 40 points on England to stay on course for Grand Slam

5 hours ago 28,077 Views 39 Comments

The defeat all but ended reigning the champions’ hopes of a successful title defence.

Tritonic powers to Adonis victory as Cape Gentleman conquers Dovecote rivals
# Kempton
# Kempton

Tritonic powers to Adonis victory as Cape Gentleman conquers Dovecote rivals

5 hours ago 1,109 Views 1 Comment

Tritonic, more than useful on the Flat for Alan King and placed at Royal Ascot, has clearly taken to his new discipline very well.

McCarthy remains unbeaten at Cardiff and Judge scores stunning free-kick in Ipswich win
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

McCarthy remains unbeaten at Cardiff and Judge scores stunning free-kick in Ipswich win

6 hours ago 5,409 Views 1 Comment

Nine games without defeat for the ex-Ireland boss.

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby
# Worth The Wait
# Worth The Wait

'I don't want to sit back and be happy with being third choice': Casey ready for more Test rugby

6 hours ago 7,620 Views 23 Comments

The 21-year-old scrum-half was made to wait over 140 minutes as a replacement before winning his first cap.

Teahupoo gives Elliott further Cheltenham options
# Fairyhouse
# Fairyhouse

Teahupoo gives Elliott further Cheltenham options

6 hours ago 1,568 Views 4 Comments

Jason The Militant struck for Henry de Bromhead and Rachael Blackmore in the Red Mills Trial Hurdle.

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

'It doesn't mean everything is fixed now' - Ireland have tougher tasks ahead

6 hours ago 3,990 Views 8 Comments

After a six-try win in Rome, Ireland now look towards a visit to Edinburgh.

Celtic make winning start to life after Neil Lennon
# Too Little Too Late
# Too Little Too Late

Celtic make winning start to life after Neil Lennon

7 hours ago 3,940 Views 0 Comments

A goal from Odsonne Edouard made the difference against Aberdeen today at Parkhead.

Out of 10: How did you rate Ireland's victory in Rome?

Out of 10: How did you rate Ireland's victory in Rome?

7 hours ago 11,597 Views 17 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men secured their first win of the Championship with a rout of Italy..

Joint captains are now banned from lifting GAA trophies together
# One At A Time
# One At A Time

Joint captains are now banned from lifting GAA trophies together

7 hours ago 6,984 Views 15 Comments

The move was rubber-stamped at Congress today.

West Brom boost survival hopes after farcical scenes in win over Brighton
# Boing Boing
# Boing Boing

West Brom boost survival hopes after farcical scenes in win over Brighton

7 hours ago 5,131 Views 4 Comments

The officials stole the headlines at The Hawthorns.

'His attitude reminds me of what I read about Wilkinson' - Casey and Baird debut
# New Caps
# New Caps

'His attitude reminds me of what I read about Wilkinson' - Casey and Baird debut

7 hours ago 13,381 Views 14 Comments

The 21-year-old pair won their first Ireland caps in the final quarter of the win over Italy.

Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory
# Cycling
# Cycling

Second place for Sam Bennett in UAE Tour's final stage as Pogacar claims overall victory

7 hours ago 2,000 Views 1 Comment

Caleb Ewan won today’s seventh stage.

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Farrell's Ireland notch first win of Six Nations with six-try success over Italy

7 hours ago 23,414 Views 51 Comments

Will Connors scored a brace for Ireland as Craig Casey and Ryan Baird made their Test debuts.

Sin-bin to be introduced in hurling and temporary blood subs for suspected head injuries
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Sin-bin to be introduced in hurling and temporary blood subs for suspected head injuries

9 hours ago 5,550 Views 8 Comments

New penalties for aggressive and cynical fouls have been approved in both hurling and football.

Manchester City make it 20 wins in a row with victory over West Ham
# Relentless
# Relentless

Manchester City make it 20 wins in a row with victory over West Ham

10 hours ago 4,373 Views 2 Comments

The defenders scored the goals as the Premier League leaders marched on at the Etihad Stadium.

French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations
# Sacre Bleu
# Sacre Bleu

French government warns it could pull Les Bleus' approval to play in Six Nations

11 hours ago 7,772 Views 2 Comments

The Sports Minister wants more information on the Covid-19 outbreak in the France camp.

Tipp's O'Dwyer bags goal for leaders Brisbane Lions as Premiership battle heats up
# Flying High
# Flying High

Tipp's O'Dwyer bags goal for leaders Brisbane Lions as Premiership battle heats up

11 hours ago 5,808 Views 0 Comments

O’Dwyer’s side are now seven points clear at the top of the AFLW ladder following their win over Fremantle Dockers.

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

11 hours ago 50,837 Views 22 Comments

Ireland tok on Italy this afternoon in Rome in round three of this year’s Six Nations.

All-Ireland finals set for July as motion proposing GAA split-season passed
# New Era
# New Era

All-Ireland finals set for July as motion proposing GAA split-season passed

11 hours ago 6,326 Views 2 Comments

The new format will come into effect in 2022.

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
# Comeback
# Comeback

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'

12 hours ago 8,161 Views 6 Comments

Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.

Tributes for Irish goalkeeping coach Des McAleenan who has died aged 53
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes for Irish goalkeeping coach Des McAleenan who has died aged 53

12 hours ago 13,409 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliner was on the staff of the Colombian national team.

'I'll never shut up' LeBron James tells Zlatan
# Stick To Sports
# Stick To Sports

'I'll never shut up' LeBron James tells Zlatan

13 hours ago 8,943 Views 14 Comments

Ibrahimovic said athletes like the Lakers star should “stay out” of politics.

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

'We want to play that brand of rugby' - Henshaw keeps faith in Ireland's attack

15 hours ago 10,335 Views 14 Comments

The centre says Andy Farrell’s team are determined to develop their offloading game.

Jurgen Klopp refusing to blame his Liverpool players for poor run of form
# Collective Responsibility
# Collective Responsibility

Jurgen Klopp refusing to blame his Liverpool players for poor run of form

15 hours ago 2,841 Views 11 Comments

The champions are 19 points off Premier League leaders Manchester City.

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'
# Back At It
# Back At It

'You don’t have to give up everything once you have a child'

15 hours ago 2,819 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon footballer Alice Kelly has returned to the county panel after becoming a mother for the first time last August.

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy
# The42 Reads
# The42 Reads

The days when Ireland couldn't buy a win against Italy

16 hours ago 19,631 Views 13 Comments

The story of Ireland’s hat-trick of Italian humiliations in the mid-90s is one of farce and bad planning.

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight
# All-stars Align
# All-stars Align

Deadly Dublin duo or Armagh ace? The stars in the running for Player of the Year tonight

17 hours ago 3,602 Views 1 Comment

The best of the best ladies football talent will be honoured in a very different awards show tonight.

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision
# Meet The New Boss
# Meet The New Boss

Finding a sponsor, hosting a World Cup and not needing to read Champagne Football - New FAI boss lays out his vision

18 hours ago 13,635 Views 14 Comments

Jonathan Hill is the FAI’s first permanent CEO since John Delaney, and yesterday he explained how he plans to drag Irish football from its miserable recent past.

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

18 hours ago 13,399 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

In time, Carbery could solve a lot of Ireland's problems without replacing Sexton

19 hours ago 9,889 Views 24 Comments

Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey discussed the Munster man’s positional future ahead of his return to action last night.

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