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Dublin: 6°C Thursday 24 September 2020

Yesterday’s News

Hat-trick for Havertz, 7 up for Newcastle, Arsenal and Everton also advance

German star Kai Havertz opened his account in English football as Chelsea trounced Barnsley.

Troy Parrott makes debut but Millwall are knocked out by Jimmy Dunne and Burnley

The youngster played the first 45 minutes of his side’s 2-0 loss.

World Rugby vice-chairman Bernard Laporte released from police custody

It comes amid an investigation into suspicions that the 56-year-old favoured Top 14 club Montpellier.

Five-time world champion Van Barneveld to come out of retirement in 2021

‘I think the decision (to retire) was the right one, but I have now had a lot of time to think about it.’

Munster awaiting HSE guidance after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19

Three Academy players and one senior player have been identified as potential close contacts.

Rangers 'bemused' by 'bizarre charge' handed to Gerrard over Morelos incident

The Colombian was stretchered off with a nasty gash after a tackle by Dundee United’s Ryan Edwards.

De Boer appointed Netherlands boss after being sacked by MLS club

The former Atlanta United manager succeeds Ronald Koeman as Dutch national team boss.

Premier League kick-off times amended due to new pub opening hours

The changes come into effect from Monday.

'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'

Simon Zebo made his return from injury last weekend as Racing secured a Champions Cup semi-final.

2020 inter-county championship fixture details confirmed in Munster

Senior action begins when the hurlers of Clare and Limerick meet in Thurles on 25 October.

'How are we supposed to be on par with the men's game?' - Two county finals in 26 hours for 16 players

Tipperary football star Aishling Moloney outlines Cahir’s frustrating dual fixture clash to The42.

'We don't want to sell him' - Celtic look to ward off Milan's interest in Ajer

Speaking ahead of Thursday night’s Europa League clash with Riga, Neil Lennon says he’s hoping to keep hold of the Norwegian defender.

One half of legendary WWE tag team dies RIP

One half of legendary WWE tag team dies

Road Warrior Animal, who made a name for himself in the Legion of Doom, has passed away at the age of 60.

Former Ireland underage striker swaps Waterford for Scottish Premiership

Michael O’Connor is set to join Ross County, Waterford FC has confirmed.

Monday Night Rugby comes to Pro14 for 2020/21 season as new fixtures announced Mnr

Monday Night Rugby comes to Pro14 for 2020/21 season as new fixtures announced

Leinster open their title defence at the RDS while Munster kick off the Monday Night Rugby era at Thomond.

De Bruyne and Bayern Munich pair make up shortlist for Uefa Men’s Player of the Year award

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been nominated for Men’s Coach of the Year.

'I have nothing to hide' - Tour de France team leader denies doping after hotel room search

French police are investigating the Arkea-Samsic team of former Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana winner Nairo Quintana.

Pro14 confirm expansion talks to include high-profile South African teams

However, there won’t be any South African involvement in the new season until 2021 at the earliest.

Wolves sign Barcelona right-back to replace Matt Doherty

Portugal international Nelson Semedo has agreed a three-year deal with the club.

Rob Howley handed chance to rebuild coaching career with Canada

It is his first role since serving a ban for betting on rugby matches.

Mason Greenwood offered heading practice after Man United win

The England international was introduced late on alongside Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes as United struggled to see off their hosts.

Major boost for Ireland as former captain Claire Molloy returns from sabbatical

The Wasps back row has returned to the international fold.

Leeds reach agreement to sign Spain international

Diego Llorente started his career at Real Madrid and moved to Sociedad in 2017.

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

Hooper backed to continue as Australia captain despite speculation

Rugby Australia on the back foot as Qantas announce decision to end 30-year sponsorship of the Wallabies.

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Saracens' Rhodes has citing complaint over Henshaw incident dismissed

Rhodes was cited for headbutting Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw during his side’s Heineken Champions Cup win, but a panel dismissed the charge.

Drogheda keep heat on Bray at top of the table with dramatic win over Rovers II

Mark Doyle scored a hat-trick as Drogs went second in the First Division.

Manchester United labour to unspectacular victory over Luton

Juan Mata scored a penalty in a 3-0 win for Solskjaer’s side.

Padraig Amond on target as Newport cause an upset in Carabao Cup

Elsewhere, West Ham hammered Hull and Brentford won a shootout against Premier League West Brom.


Goalkeeper Mendy on verge of Chelsea move

The Senegal ‘keeper is expected to replace error-prone incumbent Kepa.

Irish international Arter joins Championship club in permanent deal

The midfielder has left Bournemouth for Nottingham Forest.

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence

The French club’s attack coach is enjoying working with compatriots Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan.

Irish international Josh Cullen and manager David Moyes among three cases of Covid-19 at West Ham

The pair, along with Issa Diop, learned of their results ahead of tonight’s game with Hull.

RTÉ to televise Dundalk v Shamrock Rovers this Sunday

The leaders will take on the reigning champions at Oriel Park.

'In some ways, he was somebody who was desperate to be loved by everybody' BTL

'In some ways, he was somebody who was desperate to be loved by everybody'

Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan, authors of the remarkable Champagne Football, are our guests on this week’s Behind the Lines.

Tyrone All-Ireland winner Cavanagh announces inter-county retirement

The 33-year-old was part of the 2008 team who lifted the Sam Maguire.

Middlesbrough hand first professional contract to son of ex-Ireland midfielder Graham Kavanagh

Calum Kavanagh has penned a three-year deal with the side.

'I think with GAA matches taking place, hopefully the winter months will slip along without us noticing'

The Cork great believes if the championship goes ahead, it will be a huge boost to watching fans.

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