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Today’s News

Alfredo Morelos equals Rangers record with 21st European goal in Lech Poznan win

The Colombian netted the only goal of the game at Ibrox after coming on as a second-half substitute.

Dogged Dundalk have errors punished in Europa League defeat to Arsenal

A quickfire double just before half-time paved the way for the Gunners to overcome the Lilywhites.

Waterford hand championship debuts to Ballygunner star and Meath native for Munster semi-final

Dessie Hutchinson and Jack Fagan are named to start by manager Liam Cahill.

Jamie Vardy scores from the spot as Leicester win in Athens

The Foxes remain joint top of Group G in the Europa League.


Tottenham beaten by Royal Antwerp despite half-time overhaul

Lior Refaelov’s 29th-minute strike deservedly earned the Belgian side a Europa League victory.

Mohamed Elyounossi brace not enough as Celtic held to draw by Lille

Hoops keeper Scott Bain also saved a penalty.

As it happened: Arsenal v Dundalk, Europa League

Arsenal hosted Dundalk, as the Irish side prepared for their biggest game in recent memory.

Meath GAA wish All-Ireland winning captain Geraghty well after successful operation

The 1999 All-Ireland winning captain had become ill in recent days.

'All the coaches used to look away when he came out because invariably someone would end up injured'

On Thursday’s The42 Rugby Weekly France-v-Ireland preview special, Bernard Jackman provided some chilling insight into one particular French forward.

Galway hurler hit with proposed 48-week suspension over alleged Covid-19 issue

John Moylan, who has commuted from Boston over the past few years to play for his native Beagh, has requested a hearing.

13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches

The unnamed individuals have been charged after their actions led to last weekend’s game against England being cancelled.

Wexford win appeal over fielding ineligible player, Galway United replace Cabinteely in play-offs

Pat Devlin’s side are set to lose out after today’s decision.

Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters

Monday’s impressive debutant Josh Wycherley is one of only two fit looseheads at the southern province’s disposal.

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

Connacht's clash with Benetton postponed due to Covid cases in Italian club

The Guinness Pro14 game was due to take place in Galway on Sunday.

Two-time Grand Slam winner and Lions legend JJ Williams dies aged 72

The Llanelli icon was described as ‘a man who inspired a generation’ as the tributes poured in for one of the finest finishers rugby has ever seen.

A return to Umbro and no sponsor as new Ireland home and away jerseys released

The range also includes bespoke women’s shirts for the first time.

Super-sub union as Solskjaer hails high-flying Rashford after stunning hat-trick

Manchester United enjoyed a thumping 5-0 win over RB Leipzig last night.

'Loved in Wales, admired around the world' - Alun Wyn Jones to become most capped Test player in rugby history

Warren Gatland has paid tribute to the Wales captain ahead of his landmark appearance, which makes 149 the new record.

'I asked for Thierry as my confirmation name' - Dundalk star and lifelong Arsenal fan relishing glamour tie European Dream This post contains videos

'I asked for Thierry as my confirmation name' - Dundalk star and lifelong Arsenal fan relishing glamour tie

Tonight’s Europa League clash is surreal for Michael ‘Thierry’ Duffy – named after his ‘idol’ Henry, of course.

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

Man United's recent signing Alex Telles tests positive for Covid-19

The deadline-day signing from Porto impressed in his debut for the Red Devils at Paris St Germain last week.

Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen links up with struggling Australian rugby league side

The World Cup-winning Kiwi will work as a high-performance consultant at the Canterbury Bulldogs.

France move Fickou to wing as 21-year-old Vincent starts against Ireland

Fullback Anthony Bouthier has been deemed fit to start in Paris.

'The game is kind of made for her. She's one of the best I've ever played with anyway'

Two of Bríd Stack’s former team-mates and an old foe are backing the Cork great to shine in the AFLW.

'I wanted to know who he is, what he is trying to do': Arteta studies Giovagnoli ahead of Dundalk clash

The sides will meet in their Europa League group game tonight.

'It's great to see Munster being brave and selecting some of the younger guys'

Paul O’Connell has been impressed by the likes of Ben Healy and John Hodnett.

'Get the ball in his hands and make people tackle him': Payne excited by Stockdale threat

The Ulster defence coach has watched the 24-year-old evolve his understanding of a new position over the past year.

'It’s about him holding his body together' - Gatland on Sexton's Lions chances

The Lions head coach indicated he is keen to bring Andy Farrell on board again for next year.

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End

A supporters’ trust established in 2007 has controlled the club since the beginning of the 2010 season.

Leinster's supply to Ireland means challenge for start of Champions Cup campaign

Stuart Lancaster and co. will take on Montpellier and Northampton in the pool stages.

Sheedy 'the luckiest man on earth' to miss out on GAA's top job in light of Covid crisis

Tom Ryan pipped Liam Sheedy to the director general position in 2018.

Farrell's attack up against 'winner and fighter' Edwards' French defence

The Ireland boss and French defence coach were team-mates at Wigan in the 1990s.

James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader

The 24-year-old has enjoyed taking responsibility for running the Ireland lineout.

'He can do it all' - O'Connell backs Dan Leavy as a Lions bolter

The 26-year-old made his return from injury for Leinster last weekend.

Yesterday’s News

League Two club sack Irish boss Coughlan after nine games of the new season

The 45-year-old Dubliner has parted company with Mansfield Town, where he took charge last December.

Morata has three goals ruled out as Barca inflict first defeat of Pirlo's Juve reign

Lionel Messi starred in Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence.

Djokovic set to emulate 'childhood hero' as he virtually assures year-end top ranking for sixth time

The 33-year-old Serb is poised to equal Pete Sampra’s record.

Finn Harps boost survival hopes with dramatic - and rare - home win over St Pat's

Ryan Connolly was the match-winner as Harps won in Ballybofey for just the second time this season.

Irish internationals at the wheel as Millwall move up to fourth in the Championship

Alex Pearce and Shaun Williams have formed part of an interim managerial trio in the absence of Gary Rowett.

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