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Dublin: 8°C Saturday 31 October 2020

Today’s News

LIVE: France v Ireland, Six Nations

France face Ireland in the climactic game of this year’s Six Nations tournament.

Dublin survive the shock of their lives as freak goal sees them past Donegal Spooked This post contains videos

Dublin survive the shock of their lives as freak goal sees them past Donegal

Sinead Aherne’s fortuitous strike proved decisive as Donegal’s comeback attempt fell short.

George heroics set up first Cup semi for Athlone in 22 years

Hat trick from Dean George fires Midlanders into the FAI Cup semis after they shock Shelbourne 4-1.

Here's what Ireland need to win the Six Nations after England's victory in Rome

Eddie Jones’ men scored five tries but didn’t have it all their own way.

Nugent seals draw for Antrim with brilliant last-second goal while Conway inspires Kerry to big win in Westmeath Thriller This post contains videos

Nugent seals draw for Antrim with brilliant last-second goal while Conway inspires Kerry to big win in Westmeath

Conway scored 1-12 in Kerry’s 11-point win over 14-man Westmeath, while Carlow and Antrim produced another classic at Netwatch Cullen Park.

James McClean goal sees Stoke close in on Championship play-off spots

The Ireland international proved the matchwinner for Michael O’Neill’s side.

Bayern prove they can cope without Lewandowski to go top of Bundesliga

RB Leipzig can go back to the top of the table if they beat Borussia Moenchengladbach tonight.

After trailing Kilkenny by 16 points, Dublin produce epic comeback but fall just short

Kilkenny are into the Leinster SHC final while Dublin head for the qualifiers.

Gaudu climbs to victory on 11th stage of Vuelta but Roglic keeps lead

David Gaudu pulled away from Spaniard Marc Soler of Movistar in the final metres.

Galway stun Bray Wanderers in play-offs to set up clash with Longford

In the other game, UCD were defeated in a thriller.

Clare’s second half surge secures quarter-final slot

Elsewhere Cork defeated Wexford by 3-12 to 1-8

Galligan the hero as Cavan win it at the death against Monaghan

Cavan keeper Raymond Galligan struck an incredible free to secure one point – 2-15 to 1-17 win – for Cavan against their bitter rivals.

€40 million man scores first Premier League goal as Chelsea ease to win

Hakim Ziyech was among the scorers as Frank Lampard’s men comfortably beat Burnley.

Galway prevail despite Moloney's heroics

Lucy Gannon’s goal was crucial for Galway as they beat Tipperary by 1-15 to 1-14.

Wales' miserable run continues as Scotland end Six Nations with away win

Gregor Townsend’s men edged it as Wayne Pivac’s difficult start to his tenure continued.

'It's over', Guardiola rules out return as Barca boss

Spaniard won 14 trophies in four years at Nou Camp.

Hazard scores first goal in over a year as revived Real Madrid thump Huesca

Madrid will hope the dip that put manager Zinedine Zidane under pressure earlier this month is over.

The Storyteller wins Champion Chase after thrilling Down Royal finish

Elliott runner claims narrow verdict in Grade One heat.

As it happened: Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker

Couple of huge hurling championship games today in Semple Stadium and Croke Park.

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to pole position in Italy

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was third.

Man City close in on top four with hard-fought win

Pep Guardiola’s side overcame a struggling Sheffield United outfit.

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons

Academy prop Josh Wycherley makes his first start for the province.

'I remember I was the D team captain. In fourth year, I was sub for the social team'

Hugo Keenan has been a slow-burning success as he gets set for his second Ireland cap tonight.

Cabinteely express disappointment after being controversially denied a play-off spot

Originally, the club’s 0-0 draw with Wexford had been awarded as a 3-0 win to the Dublin side.

New Zealand thrash Australia to retain Bledisloe Cup

Richie Mo’unga bagged 23 points to ensure bragging rights went to the All Blacks.

Lewis Hamilton recalls the death of Ayrton Senna ahead of first F1 race at Imola

Five days on from his record-breaking 92nd victory at last Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix, the six-time champion was back at work.

'Roy Keane always showed up on the big days - I wanted to be like that'

Sean O’Brien believes Ireland need a Keane-like mentality if they are to get the result they need in Paris today.

Cristiano Ronaldo Covid-free after 19 days, but virus hits other Serie A teams

Juventus next play at promoted Spezia on Sunday, with all matches now behind closed doors.

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

6 key questions for the hurling teams in championship action today

Big semi-finals take place in Leinster and Munster today.

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'

The All-Ireland ladies football senior championship is off the mark – and it’s shaping up to be one to remember.

'He's so explosive and powerful but it's also his mindset that separates him'

33-year-old prop Cian Healy wins his 100th cap for Ireland in Paris this evening.

Never getting obsessed with hurling and 'imbalances' in the body as Canning goes again

The Portumna star is facing into a Leinster semi-final against Wexford this weekend.

'I was closed in Munster. I was happy with my lot, but my eyes got opened in Crusaders'

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O’Gara says connecting with players is as important as anything else.

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment

Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.

Yesterday’s News

Harrington four off the lead in darkness-halted second round at Bermuda Championship

Americans Wyndham Clark and Ryan Armour share the lead.

Wolves up to third while Crystal Palace finish with 10 men after VAR review

Rayan Ait-Nouri marked his Wolves debut with a goal to help them to a 2-0 win.

Armagh and Tyrone hit nine goals but McCoy hat-trick powers Orchard county to impressive win Back Of The Net This post contains videos

Armagh and Tyrone hit nine goals but McCoy hat-trick powers Orchard county to impressive win

There was 12 points between the sides at the end of this Group 4 clash.

Introducing The42 GAA Weekly podcast with Shane Dowling and Marc Ó Sé

Dowling and Ó Sé team up with The42 for exclusive members GAA podcast.

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