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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Today’s News

Stevens returns and Byrne makes way as Ireland squad finalised for Switzerland tonight

Enda Stevens missed the draw with Georgia due to suspension.

Ireland waiting to make decision on appealing Aki's three-game ban

The Connacht man’s World Cup is over unless Ireland launch a successful appeal.

All-Ireland winners confirmed for Kilkenny selector roles and Nowlan Park set to be renamed

DJ Carey, Peter Barry and Michael Rice will be involved with various teams next season.

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Rodgers leads Packers to victory over Lions

It might not have been pretty, but the Green Bay Packers are now the best team in the NFC North following Monday’s win.

Players to have say in hunt for Galway manager as Forde and Larkin turn down job

Galway hurling board chairman Michael Larkin confirmed that the players’ leadership group would be consulted during the process.

Ronaldo on 700th career goal: 'Records come naturally'

Cristiano Ronaldo hit the 700-goal mark for club and country on Monday, but had mixed feelings following Portugal’s 2-1 loss to Ukraine.

'To go somewhere and be paid to play would definitely be a breath of fresh air'

After her player-of-the-match display against Ukraine, Rianna Jarrett is the latest guest on The Football Family.

World Rugby refers Scottish Rugby Union to independent disputes committee

The Scots threatened legal action against the game’s governing body last week.

McCarthy bemused by lack of positivity but few signs pointing to Irish win in Geneva

Based on the evidence of last weekend, Ireland will struggle tonight to find the result that can send them to Euro 2020 with a game to spare.

Nigel Owens appointed to referee Ireland's clash with the All Blacks

Angus Gardner and Pascal Guazere will be on the sidelines for the clash in Tokyo.

Ireland's Sexton and Hammond recall visit to Japan as 16-year-olds

St Mary’s College visited Japan in 2002 for a schools rugby competition.

'Guys were very emotional at the last World Cup after winning a pool game'

Ireland believe they’re mentally in a better place to make history against the All Blacks on Saturday.

All Blacks claim they got the quarter-final they wanted after avoiding Japan

Steve Hansen said he was keen to steer clear of the in-form hosts, who topped Pool A.

Yesterday’s News

Tottenham re-sign Dutch goalkeeper Vorm after releasing 35-year-old in June

Michel Vorm has now returned to the club in order to provide cover for Hugo Lloris.

Giroud on target against Turkey but France forced to wait on Euro 2020 qualification spot

Olivier Giroud put France ahead at the Stade de France but Kaan Ayhan nodded in an equaliser.

South Africa international Etzebeth takes rights watchdog to High Court over racism case

The 27-year-old Springbok is accused of using racist slurs against four men.

England smash six past Bulgaria but racist chants sees play stopped twice in Sofia

Racist chants overshadowed proceedings on the pitch in Sofia on Monday night.

Ukraine clinch place at Euro 2020 despite Ronaldo scoring 700th career goal

Andriy Shevchenko’s side have joined Poland, Russia, Italy and Belgium at next summer’s Euros.

'Absolutely huge' - Ireland crowned European AFL champions after remarkable showing in London

Mike Currane’s Irish Banshees won five games from five, and didn’t concede a single score.

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England match halted as Bulgaria fans warned for racist behaviour

The Three Lions’ Euro qualifier was stopped twice after abuse was registered from the stands.

Paddy McNair scores twice as Northern Ireland triumph against Czechs in five-goal thriller

A superb first-half display from Northern Ireland was enough to secure a 3-2 win over Czech Republic.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?

Mick McCarthy has some big calls to make after Saturday’s frustrating stalemate against Georgia.

McCarthy dismisses Schmeichel jibe and tight-lipped on Connolly start ahead of Swiss clash

The Irish manager said he would ‘absolutely’ take a draw in Geneva tomorrow.

'Joe Schmidt will have an array of plays ready for this New Zealand defence'

Murray Kinsella and Eoin Toolan look ahead to Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against the All Blacks.

Kerry, Donegal, Dublin, Cork and Kilkenny GAA club games set for TV coverage

There’s plenty to get stuck into on RTÉ and TG4 for the rest of October.

Phil Neville's son Harvey makes Ireland U19s debut in Denmark defeat

Tom Mohan’s side lost 2-0 in a friendly at the Showgrounds this afternoon.

'It's like having 10 men when Bale plays': Real Madrid star slammed by Toshack

Ex-Wales boss John Toshack believes certain aspects of Bale’s game make him more susceptible to injury.

Illinois and Nebraska to open 2021 college football season at the Aviva Stadium

25,000 fans are expected to travel to Ireland for the game.

Lyon replace ex-Arsenal and Barca defender with former Roma boss Garcia

The Ligue 1 club sacked Brazilian coach Sylvinho after their terrible start to the season.

Brain injury charity criticises Giggs and James over concussion 'acting'

The Manchester United star played the full 90 minutes of Wales’ draw with Croatia despite appearing to be knocked out in a heavy collision.

Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban

The Connacht man was red-carded for a high tackle against Samoa on Saturday.

From Gascoigne grabbed woman's face and kissed her 'completely out of the blue', court hears Courts

Gascoigne grabbed woman's face and kissed her 'completely out of the blue', court hears

The 52-year-old ex-England footballer denies a single count of sexual assault.

Roscommon follow Dublin, Mayo and Wexford in appointing commercial chief

Elphin’s Aidan Brady has been brought on board as Roscommon’s first commercial director.

After 14 years at the top, Armagh stalwart Vernon retires from inter-county football

‘I end my career in the knowledge that I have given it my all to drive Armagh football forward,’ the two-time Ulster champion signed off.

Leinster club football veterans McCormack and Dolan add to extensive medal hauls

Brian ‘Bruno’ McCormack lifted his 16th Laois senior crown with Portlaoise while Garrycastle’s Dessie Dolan won his eighth Westmeath SFC medal.

Three Irish referees set for Champions Cup duty as appointments confirmed

Frank Murphy, Andrew Brace and George Clancy will take charge of pool stage fixtures next month.

European Tour announces first mixed-gender event

The inaugural Scandinavian Mixed will be held in Sweden in June 2020.

Carnacon exit after 'outstanding' Galway star Divilly shines, Leinster and Ulster finalists confirmed

A wrap of this weekend’s ladies football provincial action.

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The breathtaking Shels goal that sparked the title race to life needs to be watched over and over

Elsewhere yesterday, Saoirse Noonan was the hero for Cork City.

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