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Today’s News

Police find weapons and class A drugs as 50 PSG fans denied entry to Chelsea women's game

One fan has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Gibraltar?

We assess who could get the nod for Mick McCarthy’s first game back in charge.

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020

The all-conquering gymnast, 22, is the first woman to win four all-around world titles.

'He told me that I was Ireland captain and then the Debs went out the window!'

FAI U19 Player of the Year Niamh Farrelly has had a remarkable rise through the ranks.

Fixture details confirmed for the 2019 Connacht football championship

Galway are hoping to defend the senior crown.

'He was 15 or 16 in a social conversation with friends' - Southgate shows support for Rice

The England manager has played down the latest controversy involving his newest recruit.

Juventus avoid US tour in case Ronaldo is detained over rape investigation - report

The Italian champions will instead play their pre-season matches in Asia, according to the New York Times.

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England

Eddie Jones says psychology has been an issue for England since the last World Cup, but Billy Vunipola sees it differently.

Irish jockey wins appeal against 10-day ban received at Cheltenham

Declan Lavery was hit with a suspension for his ride on Jerrysback.

Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham hero Bryony Frost out of the Grand National

The 23-year-old jockey won’t be fit to ride at Aintree on 6 April.

3 'Dublin vs Cork' ties in opening round of FAI Cup qualifiers

The draw was made-up of 16 intermediate and four junior clubs.

'There are multiple relatively easy fixes' but approach must change for Ireland

Players respond to freedom, says Andy Dunne on this week’s podcast.

'Up the Ra' - Declan Rice apologises after pro-IRA Instagram comments surface

The recently-declared England midfielder admits his remarks from 2015 were ‘naive’.

Graham: Balancing Cavan and Mullinalaghta jobs was 'mentally tough'

Mickey Graham had a hectic start to 2019 as he combined club and county roles.

The Euro 2020 qualifiers kicked off in nightmare fashion for Scotland this afternoon By Eck This post contains videos

FAI offers to bring forward John Delaney's Oireachtas hearing

The association’s chief executive is likely to come under scrutiny, after it emerged he gave a €100,000 loan to the association in 2017.

Harrington makes solid start in Malaysia on return from broken wrist Steady As She Goes This post contains videos

Harrington makes solid start in Malaysia on return from broken wrist

The three-time Major is five shots off the lead at the Maybank Championship after suffering the injury in December.

5 Irish players earn starting berths for AFL openers this weekend

Kilkenny’s Darragh Joyce and Pearce Hanley of Mayo will be in opposition

After month-long absence, disgruntled Inter star returns to training

Mauro Icardi complained of a knee injury but the club insisted a scan has not revealed any new injury.

'Common sense prevails' as controversial Hogan Cup semi-final date changed

Naas CBS were due to play Pobscoil Corca Dhuibhne just three days after winning the Leinster title

'My performances are judged differently abroad' - Former Liverpool midfielder Can on Germany snub

The Juventus player was left out of the national team reckoning once again, after Joachim Low named his most recent squad.

'When I was at Ireland, I wasn't good enough to play for England'

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined his reasons for representing the Boys in Green at underage level.

'They need to pay' – Emiliano Sala's mother criticises Cardiff 'disrespect'

The Bluebirds have still not paid the fee for the fallen striker and his family are calling for answers as investigations continue.

Ireland trio called upon for Connacht's clash with in-form Benetton

Ultan Dillane has been named to start, with Kieran Marmion and Jack Carty among the replacements.

Boost for Leinster as McGrath, Leavy and Tomane make injury returns

Nick McCarthy has also recovered to take a spot on the bench against Edinburgh.

3 years on from record-breaking €35 million move, Renato Sanches 'not happy' at Bayern

The midfielder has started just four Bundesliga matches this term under Niko Kovac.

5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival

Klassical Dream, A Plus Tard, Delta Work, City Island and Minella Indo are all worth watching.

'It's after success that we make the biggest bulls**t mistakes' - Didier Deschamps

The France boss can boast leading his side to football’s greatest honour, but he is keen to avoid sliding back into bad habits.

'I'm the most unstoppable player in the league,' declares Embiid after 76ers finally beat Celtics NBA

'I'm the most unstoppable player in the league,' declares Embiid after 76ers finally beat Celtics

Joel Embiid finished with 37 points, 22 rebounds and four assists for Philadelphia.

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

'We all love getting up in the morning hoping we are going to see something special'

Legendary trainer John Oxx ready for the new flat racing season after joining forces with Patrick Prendergast.

Manchester City victory in the title race 'the better of two evils' for Rio Ferdinand

‘This is the worst possible case scenario for someone that likes, supports and has played for Man United.’

Caroline Currid, a key part of Limerick's All-Ireland success, not involved this year

The highly regarded performance psychologist has moved on from the Treaty hurling set-up.

Tyrone defender McCarron announces his retirement from inter-county game

McCarron had suffered a season-ending knee injury last July in Croke Park.

'We won't be playing this Saturday' - another team enters stand-off with GAA

Naas CBS have called for “common sense to prevail” in their Hogan Cup semi-final which is fixed for Saturday.

Tom Farrell senses noticeable improvement after Ireland camp

The Connacht centre remains uncapped, but already feels his reaction time and decision-making improved in Carton House.

Van Graan sees bright future for Grand Slam-winners, but won't rush them into action

The head coach preached patience as he hinted last year’s U20s still lead the queue for first team honours.

Yesterday’s News

'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis Rapid Decline This post contains videos

'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis

Philip Doyle delivered a passionate argument for change on Off The Ball this evening.

92nd-minute winner spares Wales' blushes as they're pushed all the way by Trinidad and Tobago

Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn scored the late goal for Giggs’ men in the international friendly.

'Watershed moment' as English Women's top flight lands multi-million pound sponsorship

There’s good news for Irish stars across the water with Barclays coming on board as the first title sponsor of the WSL.

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