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Today’s News

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
# Finalists
# Finalists

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought

16 minutes ago 737 Views 1 Comment

Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.

Ulster need this win - for their self-respect as much as anything else
# Reaching For The Prize
# Reaching For The Prize

Ulster need this win - for their self-respect as much as anything else

47 minutes ago 371 Views 0 Comments

Leinster have lorded it over Ulster in this fixture for years – but Dan McFarland’s side have every reason to be confident tonight.

Maguire six off the lead heading into the weekend in Florida
# Drive On
# Drive On

Maguire six off the lead heading into the weekend in Florida

6 hours ago 454 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan woman is tied for sixth, while Antrim’s Stephanie Meadow finished her second round just inside the cut mark.

McIlroy still in contention at Bay Hill after second-round 71
# Arnold Palmer Invitational
# Arnold Palmer Invitational

McIlroy still in contention at Bay Hill after second-round 71

7 hours ago 1,049 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Irishman is two shots off new leader Corey Conners of Canada.

Yesterday’s News

Klopp: Liverpool will never be without Champions League football for long
# Calming Voice
# Calming Voice

Klopp: Liverpool will never be without Champions League football for long

8 hours ago 2,748 Views 7 Comments

Klopp insists the Reds will not return to the wilderness years of the early part of the last decade.

McCarthy's unbeaten start at Cardiff continues with stalemate on 1,000th game of career
# Milestone
# Milestone

McCarthy's unbeaten start at Cardiff continues with stalemate on 1,000th game of career

8 hours ago 3,284 Views 2 Comments

The result meant the Bluebirds missed out on an opportunity to climb into the Championship’s play-off positions.

'Big games get won by special moments' - Van Graan hails Haley's solo score
# Magic Moment
# Magic Moment

'Big games get won by special moments' - Van Graan hails Haley's solo score

8 hours ago 6,859 Views 31 Comments

The Munster fullback produced a brilliant solo score to help his side secure a Pro14 final spot.

Gerrard accepts one-match ban as Morelos booking is rescinded
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

Gerrard accepts one-match ban as Morelos booking is rescinded

9 hours ago 2,442 Views 13 Comments

The decision leaves Gerrard free to take his place in the Celtic Park dugout later this month.

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Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht
# Decider
# Decider

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht

9 hours ago 25,932 Views 159 Comments

The southern province will have a chance to end their 10-year trophy drought later this month.

'They worshipped him' - RTÉ's emotive tribute to the late, great Jerry Kiernan
# What Did Jerry Say
# What Did Jerry Say

'They worshipped him' - RTÉ's emotive tribute to the late, great Jerry Kiernan

11 hours ago 9,467 Views 4 Comments

There were tears in the studio and doubtless tears at home, too, as the legendary long-distance runner was remembered this evening.

Phil Healy storms into European final after stunning semi-final win
# On Fire
# On Fire

Phil Healy storms into European final after stunning semi-final win

Updated 12 hours ago 16,326 Views 5 Comments

There was also success for Mark English and Cian McPhillips who both qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s 800 metres.

Gordon Elliott banned from training horses for six months following photo investigation
# Suspended
# Suspended

Gordon Elliott banned from training horses for six months following photo investigation

Updated 13 hours ago 75,146 Views 161 Comments

Elliott says he will ‘never again disrespect a horse living or dead’.

Serbia name squad for upcoming World Cup qualifier with Ireland
# MAKING CHANGES
# MAKING CHANGES

Serbia name squad for upcoming World Cup qualifier with Ireland

13 hours ago 4,564 Views 5 Comments

There is no room for Aleksandar Kolarov or Luka Milivojevic.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

14 hours ago 20,294 Views 3 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention these past seven days?

'I'm not afraid to take risks' - Ibrahimovic hitches motorbike ride to sing at Italian music festival
# Singstar
# Singstar

'I'm not afraid to take risks' - Ibrahimovic hitches motorbike ride to sing at Italian music festival

14 hours ago 5,186 Views 2 Comments

The AC Milan striker tells the story of how he performed a duet with Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.

'The level of expectation they have of themselves is massive' - the challenge of coaching star players
# How To Win At Dominoes
# How To Win At Dominoes

'The level of expectation they have of themselves is massive' - the challenge of coaching star players

15 hours ago 4,243 Views 0 Comments

Former Wexford and Kildare manager Jason Ryan is Shane Keegan’s latest guest on How To Win At Dominoes.

'People are telling you to go die in a hole' - Ex-England international on personal online abuse
# Response
# Response

'People are telling you to go die in a hole' - Ex-England international on personal online abuse

15 hours ago 3,885 Views 1 Comment

Alex Hartley was targeted in the wake of her tweet during England’s two-day Test defeat to India last week.

Handball rule changed after Fulham-Tottenham controversy
# New Interpretation
# New Interpretation

Handball rule changed after Fulham-Tottenham controversy

15 hours ago 8,596 Views 5 Comments

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) made the announcement in a statement.

Where has it all gone wrong for Liverpool?
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Where has it all gone wrong for Liverpool?

16 hours ago 18,984 Views 54 Comments

Alex Ferguson set the template for transitioning successful Premier League sides ahead of the 1995-96 season.

Highly rated teenager pens five-year contract at Bayern
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Highly rated teenager pens five-year contract at Bayern

16 hours ago 5,143 Views 0 Comments

Jamal Musiala joined the club from Chelsea in 2019.

Dean Henderson takes Man United goalkeeping gloves as David De Gea granted time out
# Replacement
# Replacement

Dean Henderson takes Man United goalkeeping gloves as David De Gea granted time out

16 hours ago 9,326 Views 8 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has allowed his number one to stay in Spain after his partner gave birth.

Northern Ireland drawn against Ukraine in Euro 2022 play-off
# Draw
# Draw

Northern Ireland drawn against Ukraine in Euro 2022 play-off

18 hours ago 2,751 Views 0 Comments

Ukraine women’s team finished narrowly ahead of the Republic of Ireland in Group I as runners-up.

Phil Healy and Nadia Power make flying starts at European Indoor Championships
# On Fire
# On Fire

Phil Healy and Nadia Power make flying starts at European Indoor Championships

18 hours ago 9,514 Views 7 Comments

The Cork superstar was just one hundredth of a second off her lifetime best as she cruised into tonight’s semi-finals.

Drogheda United's ground renamed to promote mental health awareness
# Head In The Game
# Head In The Game

Drogheda United's ground renamed to promote mental health awareness

18 hours ago 3,148 Views 3 Comments

The Drogs will play their home games at Head in the Game Park for their return to the Premier Division.

Ins and outs, more goals and a potential 'blood bath' - what to expect from the Irish Down Under
# Weekend Preview
# Weekend Preview

Ins and outs, more goals and a potential 'blood bath' - what to expect from the Irish Down Under

18 hours ago 2,089 Views 0 Comments

An expert’s view from Australia, with nine Irish stars featuring across Round Six this weekend.

Leinster welcome back handful of Ireland players as Byrne returns to out-half
# Team News
# Team News

Leinster welcome back handful of Ireland players as Byrne returns to out-half

18 hours ago 9,173 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men face Ulster on Saturday night.

Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster
# Suftum
# Suftum

Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster

19 hours ago 6,120 Views 25 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has made a total of four personnel changes for the game at Kingspan Stadium.

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson
# Sportswriting
# Sportswriting

Join us for a special live sportswriting event with Wright Thompson

19 hours ago 949 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Cooney will host a live episode of Behind The Lines.

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this weekend of sport

Updated 19 hours ago 17,638 Views 8 Comments

Plenty of sport to watch over the next few days.

Former Cork City defender tipped for 'a very bright future' after earning long-term Hull contract
# Reward
# Reward

Former Cork City defender tipped for 'a very bright future' after earning long-term Hull contract

19 hours ago 4,493 Views 0 Comments

A new three-year deal for Sean McLoughlin.

'It gave me a very quick introduction' - replacing Paul Galvin as Wexford boss
# Hot Seat
# Hot Seat

'It gave me a very quick introduction' - replacing Paul Galvin as Wexford boss

20 hours ago 3,536 Views 0 Comments

New Wexford manager Shane Roche is hopeful a league campaign will be played before the championship resumes.

Ireland's Aaron Connolly emerges as another injury doubt for Brighton this weekend
# Set-back
# Set-back

Ireland's Aaron Connolly emerges as another injury doubt for Brighton this weekend

20 hours ago 2,160 Views 15 Comments

The 21-year-old will undergo a fitness check on a back issue.

IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy
# Church
# Church

IRFU confirms one-year contract extension for Cian Healy

21 hours ago 6,965 Views 40 Comments

‘My drive for success at both Leinster and Ireland is as strong as ever. I’m loving my rugby as much now as I did at the very start of my career.’

Cavan's Leona Maguire two off the lead after flying start in Florida
# Driving On
# Driving On

Cavan's Leona Maguire two off the lead after flying start in Florida

22 hours ago 1,580 Views 0 Comments

Maguire and Stephanie Meadow are in action at the LPGA Drive On Championship.

Envoi Allen settling in after high-profile move to Henry de Bromhead
# New Home
# New Home

Envoi Allen settling in after high-profile move to Henry de Bromhead

23 hours ago 3,530 Views 18 Comments

Fellow Festival contenders Quilixios and Ballyadam also doing well.

Off the beaten track: Adventure sport operators primed for a crucial summer
# Call Of The Wild
# Call Of The Wild

Off the beaten track: Adventure sport operators primed for a crucial summer

Fri 7:00 AM 3,525 Views 1 Comment

There is cause for optimism in Ireland’s adventure tourism sector as ‘the crisis before the current crisis’ takes a tentative step towards reform.

'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts
# Experience
# Experience

'It's about consistency at this level to prove your worth' - Farrell sees sense in new IRFU contracts

Fri 6:30 AM 8,264 Views 4 Comments

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony both agreed new deals this week.

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick
# On The Verge
# On The Verge

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick

Fri 6:00 AM 6,875 Views 6 Comments

Both sides have made notable changes for the clash at Thomond Park.

Thursday 4 March, 2021

Mick Schumacher proud to follow in legendary father's footsteps
# Heir Apparent
# Heir Apparent

Mick Schumacher proud to follow in legendary father's footsteps

Thu 11:59 PM 4,236 Views 4 Comments

The 21-year-old son of seven-time world champion s set to be on the grid for American team Haas at the season-opening race in Bahrain.

Rory McIlroy taking Tiger Woods’ approach at Bay Hill
# Imitation
# Imitation

Rory McIlroy taking Tiger Woods’ approach at Bay Hill

Thu 11:55 PM 3,638 Views 4 Comments

The 2018 champion shot an opening 66 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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