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Today’s News

Duel stars: the boxers in opposite corners at Croke Park today

Olympian Darren O’Neill and pro champion Matthew Macklin hurled for club and county before excelling in the ring.

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Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback

Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in his first fight since facing Conor McGregor in 2016.

Open Thread: Who is in pole position for the 2019 hurling All-Stars?

We’re down to the final two in the All-Ireland hurling championship race.

'I'm as ready as I've ever been': Conan hungry to make up for 2015

The Leinster number eight is in the form of his career and wants to start at the base of Ireland’s scrum at the World Cup.

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Poll: What's your prediction for today's All-Ireland hurling final?

Who will be celebrating today in Croke Park?

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Icebergs, death and a tornado - The remarkable story of an Irishwoman's journey around the world

Angela Heath reflects 30 years on from her momentous 167-day trip as part of the Maiden crew.

How playing outfield for club and college primed Murphy and Hogan for modern goalkeeping roles

Kilkenny’s Eoin Murphy and Brian Hogan of Tipperary honed their skills as outfield players.

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VAR controversy hides chasm between Man City and Spurs

The difference in the shot count was telling, as Tottenham mustered three to the hosts’ 30.

Thomas fires incredible 61 to seize six-shot PGA lead

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy sits joint 13th on 10-under par.

Yesterday’s News

Bayern sign €10 million French starlet as Sane bid on ice

Borussia Moenchengladbach confirmed on Saturday that they had sold midfielder Mickael Cuisance.

Wexford heavyweight Niall Kennedy suffers first defeat of his career in Boston against Vargas

The Garda came up short against former American Olympic team captain Devin Vargas in Boston.

France hammer Scotland in Nice, as 13-try Italy run riot against Russia

Ireland’s opening World Cup opponents were handed a reality check on Saturday evening.

'Ronaldo was an egotist in the dressing room, not like Beckham,' says Forlan

The former Red Devils forward was less than impressed with the attitude of the Portuguese superstar.

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Out-of-favour Liverpool defender eyeing Roma move

Dejan Lovren has been overlooked for selection by the Reds this season.

'It needs fixing' - Pep Guardiola laments VAR faults after last-gasp goal disallowed

The drama was reminiscent of last season’s Champions League quarter-final when City were also denied late on.

Galway see off Cork and return to All-Ireland final for the first time in four years

The National League champions will be looking for a first All-Ireland Camogie Championship since 2013.

'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape

Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.

Munster and Leinster score half a dozen to start inter-pros on a winning note

The 2019 championships got underway today.

Cummins double stuns England after Smith makes brave 92 in second Test

Australia know early wickets on Sunday could leave them in a position to press for a victory.

McKey's 88th-minute equaliser sees champions Wexford lose further ground on top spot

A dramatic Lynsey McKey equaliser earned Galway a late point at Ferrycarrig Park against Wexford Youths.

Zidane confirms Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid

Having failed to find a suitable buyer for the Welsh forward over the course of the transfer window, the club will retain his services another year.

'He had a great tournament in the Euros' - Ireland U19 international completes Celtic move

Jonathan Afolabi has penned a two-year contract with the Scottish champions.

'It's normal for a Liverpool goalkeeper to tick that box': Klopp backs Adrian after howler

The goalkeeper’s mistake nearly cost the Reds, but Klopp was quick to support the Spaniard.

Man City drop Premier League points for the first time since January after late VAR drama

Lucas Moura scored 19 seconds after coming on to earn Tottenham a point.

Quilty stars with 1-9 as Kilkenny return to All-Ireland final for sixth time in seven seasons

The Cats came good against Tipperary to return to the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship final.

Teenage star Gillespie wins brilliant bronze at Junior Track World Championships

The Wicklow cyclist claimed Ireland’s first medal at the championships.

As it happened: Man City v Tottenham, Premier League

Man City played Tottenham, as the reigning champions faced the first big test of their season.

Condon's 2-2 helps Tipperary seal Intermediate final spot with 10 point defeat of Sligo

The Munster champions were full value for their victory on Saturday as they now prepare to face Meath.

Free-scoring Meath bag 4-20 to set up All-Ireland Intermediate final against Tipperary

Emma Duggan, Orla Byrne, Fiona O’Neill and Vicki Wall all scored goals for Meath at Nowlan Park.

Leo Cullen: Leinster must learn and 'be better' after off-field incidents

The province’s head coach said steps have been taken to ensure there isn’t a repeat of the events of last May.

Nkosi's two tries helps South Africa trump Argentina as countdown to World Cup continues

Nkosi's two tries helps South Africa trump Argentina as countdown to World Cup continues

The 23-year-old winger struck in each half for the Springboks on Saturday.

Ireland suffer heavy defeat to Netherlands in European opener

The reigning champions were far too strong for Alexander Cox’s men in Antwerp.

Gareth Bale bags assist upon return as 10-man Real Madrid survive Modric straight red card

Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Lucas Vazquez were on target for Madrid on Saturday.

England star Sancho helps Dortmund stroll past Augsburg to go top of the Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund ran riot against Augsburg on Saturday to go top of Bundesliga.

Dan Biggar makes his point against England as Wales go top of the world for the first time

George North scored the only try in a 13-6 win over England.

Hogan bags a brace for Stoke, Leeds among Championship's early pace-setters

The Ireland striker scored twice for the Potters but they had to settle for a draw with Derby County.

Adrian howler makes for nervy ending but Mane and Firmino deliver Liverpool three points

Jurgen Klopp’s men secured a 2-1 win at St Mary’s on Saturday afternoon.

Cullen's Leinster blow off the cobwebs with seven-try defeat of Coventry

The Pro14 champions fielded a young side and performed impressively at Donnybrook.

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