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Dublin: 5°C Saturday 28 November 2020

Today’s News

'It's amazing. I got messages from all over the country' - reaching 100 inter-county appearances

Jenny Higgins reached a milestone in her career with the Roscommon ladies.

Georgia's out-half for tomorrow is a former Terenure College RFC man

21-year-old Tedo Abzhandadze had a spell with the Dublin club in the 2017/18 season.

‘I had a really deep trauma from everything that happened’

Former Ireland international Ciara McCormack reflects on a remarkable career.

Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals this weekend? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals this weekend?

The last four clashes take place in Croke Park this evening and tomorrow afternoon.

Yesterday’s News

Wilson and Joelinton strike late on as Newcastle win at Palace

Following back-to-back defeats, Newcastle returned to winning ways and are unbeaten in three clashes in London this season.

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut

The squad are set to take a collective cut worth €122 million.

Galway name unchanged line-up for Limerick test

Limerick, meanwhile, have made two changes to their side.

Kilkenny hand All-Ireland semi-final starting role to Richie Hogan

Waterford, meanwhile, have named an unchanged side.

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Ferguson hails Rashford and makes child food poverty pledge

Ferguson is set to pledge up to £2million towards the FareShare charity.

Golf clubs to reopen from Tuesday, while gyms to be used for individual training only - not classes

Players will be able to play at golf clubs outside of their own county from 18 December, in line with the general easing of travel restrictions from the same date.

Leeds re-name East Stand in honour of Jack Charlton

‘His legacy will now be engrained at Elland Road forever’, say the club.

Oisin Murphy receives three-month ban after testing positive for cocaine

The panel were persuaded by a combination of a hair sample and Murphy’s testimony that the positive test arose from an unintentional, environmental contamination.

Dundalk hit out over 'vile comments' aimed at players on social media

It comes in the wake of the team’s 3-1 defeat to Rapid Vienna last night at the Aviva Stadium.

Ulster's Kieran Treadwell hit with three-week ban

The forward will miss both of Ulster’s Champions Cup fixtures next month.

From starring in Cork's All-Ireland wins to watching on from New Jersey

Orla Cotter scored the winning point when Cork and Kilkenny met in the 2018 All-Ireland final, she’ll watch tomorrow’s semi-final from Jersey City.

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Preston defender suspended for grabbing opponent’s genitals

The incident involving Darnell Fisher during a game against Sheffield Wednesday was not seen by the match officials.

Connacht-Ospreys match postponed after positive Covid-19 case

The decision was made after one of Welsh side’s players tested positive.

'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp

The Argentina legend died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

Mike Tyson prepares for boxing return this weekend

The controversial showdown between two great former champions now in their 50s has been met with understandable criticism.

'We were watching the final at 4 in the morning' - 2017 All-Ireland hero back to serve Dubs

Sarah McCaffrey spent some time living and working in New Zealand between 2018 and 2019.

Ireland fall 6 places in latest Fifa rankings, as World Cup seeding blow confirmed

As expected, Stephen Kenny’s side have been placed in Pot 3.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

There’s plenty of live action to look forward to this weekend.

Bradley banned from touchline for FAI Cup semi-final - and the final if Shamrock Rovers progress

The Hoops boss was sent to the stands in the league win over Shelbourne earlier this month.

Georgia make six changes for Ireland clash

Ireland’s opponents on Sunday have lost their opening two Nations Cup matches to England and Wales.

Ex-England defender Lescott in line to come out of retirement with Spanish fourth-tier club

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2017, but could appear for Racing Murcia against Levante in the Copa Del Rey.

The two teams most likely to topple Liverpool face off

Tottenham and Chelsea will be aiming to outline their title credentials on Sunday.

All-Ireland winner Kerrigan retires after 13 seasons with Cork

Paul Kerrigan made his Cork debut in 2008 and was one of the last playing non-Dublin All-Ireland winners.

Rooney to take sole charge of Derby County from this weekend

The former England striker has been part of an interim coaching team with Shay Given, Liam Rosenior and Justin Walker since Philip Cocu’s sacking, but will now be responsible for team selection and tactics.

Paul Boyle to captain Connacht in Ospreys clash

There may also be a debut for replacement centre, Sean O’Brien.

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Connacht's Papali'i given five-week ban for Zebre red card

Papali’i was sent off during the second half of Sunday’s Pro14 win over Zebre.

Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony

Only family members and close friends were permitted to attend the burial of the football icon.

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving

In the other NFL matchup, Washington moved into first place in the NFC East after beating Dallas.

'We're all delighted. He's had a rough road over the last two years'

Connacht man Sean O’Brien made his return last weekend after two years of injuries.

'I couldn't believe it' - unlikely Australian adventure to look forward to but football first for now

Lauren Magee is heading for Melbourne after her involvement in Dublin’s four-in-a-row bid.

Henderson gets first Ireland start since February as he resumes lineout calling

The 28-year-old has had a frustrating time with injury, suspension, and a medical issue.

'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland

The head coach is excited about the nine changes he has made for Georgia.

Thursday 26 November, 2020

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in

Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’

Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence

French athletes have in the past generally been reluctant to take overtly political stances.

'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win

Players stepped out onto the pitch wearing his number 10 jersey before their victory over Rijeka.

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