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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 23 February, 2020

Today’s News

Leaders Cork Con extend their 100% campaign, and the rest of the weekend's AIL action

Wins for Dublin University, Garryowen, Young Munster and UCD in Division 1A this weekend.

Kevin Seaward runs second-fastest Irish marathon time ever to hit Olympic mark

Seaward joins Paul Pollock and Stephen Scullion as Tokyo 2020 qualifiers.

Kildare's double Grand National-winning jockey Leighton Aspell retires at 43

Kilcullen jockey retires after racing at Fontwell today.

Belfast's Leah McCourt wins historic headliner at Bellator Dublin

Belfast featherweight beat Judith Ruis by unanimous decision in the 3Arena.

'Only one team can win a league or a cup, but everyone can do good things in their area'

Bohemians and Derry City are just two of many League of Ireland clubs doing good work in their local communities.

Italy v Scotland Women's Six Nations match postponed due to coronavirus

Italian authorities have cancelled all sporting events in the region.

O'Connor brothers shine, Wexford composure, and referee doling out 16 cards unpopular with both sides

Dublin and Wexford played out a fascinating encounter at Croke Park.

'I knew that I couldn't be selfish anymore. It was time to put my family first'

Kevin Foley could have kept a handy number coaching in Wolves’ academy. Instead, the former Republic of Ireland international tells The42 why he has taken on a completely different challenge in America.

'We shouldn't alter our game much just because the opposition is the second-best team in the world'

Ireland will take on the defending Six Nations champions England later today.

From Mayo football to national politics - 'I was conscious that people would say he's just the GAA man'

Former Mayo footballer Alan Dillon is adjusting to his new role in Leinster House.

'Any time that you are able to lift a trophy for your country is huge'

Ireland are on the hunt for a Triple Crown against England at Twickenham today.

Big night for Cluxton's understudy while forgotten man returns after 7 years in the wilderness

Evan Comerford made two important saves for Dublin while Craig Dias enjoyed his first appearance since 2013.

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Fury outclasses Wilder with seventh-round stoppage to win heavyweight title

Fury wins WBC showdown in Vegas as Wilder’s corner throw in the towel.

Thomas seizes one-stroke lead in Mexico as McIlroy sits in joint-fourth

Justin Thomas leads Patrick Reed and Erik van Rooye at the WGC Mexico Championship.

Yesterday’s News

Shamrock Rovers II lose league opener to Longford and Drogheda claim away win over Cobh

2-0 victories for Longford Town and Drogheda United tonight in First Division of the League Of Ireland.

Hazard injured as Real Madrid suffer shock defeat ahead of Man City tie and El Classico

Jose Luis Morales scored an eye-catching late winner to secure Levante a 1-0 win over Real Madrid, who trail Barcelona ahead of El Clasico.

No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs

Tries from Ireland prop Tom O’Toole and winger Robert Baloucoune sent Ulster ten points clear of the Cheetahs.

13 point loss on opening night but Cavan footballers now flying high in Division 2 after latest win

A three-point win for Cavan over Fermanagh in tonight’s Ulster derby.

Both sides finish with 14 men as late Mannion goal steers Dublin to victory

Dublin snatched a one-point win at Croke Park.

Two goals from Connolly help league leaders Cork recover to defeat Tipperary

A 3-13 to 0-21 victory for the Rebels in Thurles this evening.

Ronaldo matches Batistuta and Quagliarella as Juventus goal glut continues

The Portuguese star was back on target against SPAL.

Jesus strikes late to see Man City past Leicester despite Aguero penalty miss

Pep Guardiola’s team now have a seven-point gap over the Foxes.

France remain on course for Six Nations Grand Slam after beating Wales in Cardiff

Les Bleus claimed a first win on Welsh soil since 2010.

13 yellows and 3 reds as O'Connor brothers lead Wexford to late win over Dublin

Jack O’Connor bagged a late goal while Rory O’Connor shot 0-4.

Haaland continues electric run of form with his 40th goal of the season

Borussia Dortmund picked up 2-0 win at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.

Robinson on target as West Brom hold on to lead at top of Championship table

Meanwhile Alan Browne scored the winner as Preston came from a goal down to beat Hull City at Deepdale.

Messi hits four as Barcelona gear up for massive week

Barca play away at in-form Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday before facing title rivals Real Madrid next weekend.

Long nets for Saints but injury concern for Ireland's Stevens as he's withdrawn after wondergoal

The Ireland defender didn’t return for the second half after scoring a stunning goal.

Hayes the hat-trick hero as The Green end The Sem's reign to claim first Munster title since 2007

Tralee CBS fought off a late comeback by St Brendan’s of Killarney to seal provincial success in a thriller.

Hogg leads by example as Scotland beat Italy to pick up first Six Nations win

The visitors crossed for three tries at the Stadio Olimpico.

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test

The Leinster boss also hailed the scrum as being a big weapon in victory at The Gnoll.

Malarky keeps up winning run for Tizzard and O’Neill

Earlier, Song For Someone produced a power-packed late thrust to get the better of a thrilling finish to the Betway Kingwell Hurdle.

Donegal book Ulster U20 semi-final spot after penalties as Galway advance to Connacht final

There was plenty of action in the Ulster and Connacht provinces today.

'It's not good enough, I'm sorry' - Lampard fumes after VAR botches Lo Celso red

‘It’s harder to speak about it when you’ve lost because people are claiming you’re just shouting, but maybe you need to shout…’

Mourinho: 'We don't have a striker and we have tired players - it's as simple as that'

Troy Parrott, deemed ‘not ready’ by his boss midweek, again missed out as Spurs looked blunt at the Bridge.

As it happened: Dublin v Wexford, Allianz Hurling League, Division 1, Group B

Davy Fitzgerald’s side snatched a two-point win at the death.

Goals from Archer and O'Dell lead Dublin past Meath into Leinster U20 final

The pair bagged 1-2 apiece in Parnell Park.

'We are chasing now' - Friend admits Connacht face uphill battle after Edinburgh loss

The head coach also provided an update on prop Finlay Bealham, who was taken off on a stretcher in the opening minutes.

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