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Dublin: 12°C Tuesday 29 September 2020

Today’s News

O'Leary handed new three-year contract by Championship high-fliers Bristol City

The 23-year-old goalkeeper was called up to an Ireland training camp by Mick McCarthy last year.

Dortmund reject Man United's €100m euro offer for Sancho - reports

The 20-year-old has not travelled with the squad for their upcoming German Super Cup clash.

England suffer double injury blow in Northampton’s win over Sale

Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes both limped off.

Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot

The Bulls, Stormers, Sharks, and Lions are set to join the expanded competition.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Football has changed... it's a different game'

The United boss believes the Premier League is very different this season.

Liverpool’s Thiago Alcantara self-isolating after positive Covid-19 test

The Reds confirmed the positive case in a statement this evening.

Fulham boss Parker criticises owner over apology to fans

Tony Khan posted an apology on social media after Fulham were beaten 3-0 by Aston Villa.

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

Southampton send Ireland U21 international on loan to League One side

Thomas O’Connor is set for a second spell at Gillingham, where he impressed while on loan last season.

Kenny leaves door open to playing Doherty and Coleman in the same team

Stephen Kenny spoke to the press today as he announced a 25-man squad for an upcoming triple-header, one of which is the Euros play-off with Slovakia.

Irish U21 striker leaves Celtic on loan

Jonathan Afolabi will spend the season at second-tier Dundee.

Recalling schooldays admiring Kearney's prowess, and 'frustrating' Leinster selection battles

Josh van der Flier pays tribute to Rob Kearney as he prepares to join Australian side Western Force.

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'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'

Daniel Taylor, a veteran of many of Alex Ferguson’s infamous press conferences, is our guest on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

David Walsh’s The Russian Affair is among the contenders for the big prize.

'He'll be the same for a number of weeks and months' - No update on Carbery

There was more positive news on Munster’s Conor Murray and Dave Kilcoyne, however.

Coleraine striker and ex-Derry GAA star handed six-match ban for urinating on pitch

The incident involving Eoin Bradley in July was caught by TV cameras.

Cruel setback for Ulster's Will Addison as he's ruled out for several months

Meanwhile, Tom O’Toole has been sidelined for several weeks with an ankle issue.

Skrtel and Dubravka absent from Slovakia squad to take on Ireland

The European Championship play-off semi-final is due to be played in Bratislava on 8 October.

'I've had such an amazing career' - Former Connacht man Eoin McKeon retires

The 29-year-old helped his native province to their Pro12 title in 2016.

Ulster to welcome 600 fans for Friday's Pro14 opener in first for Irish rugby

The northern province are the first to welcome supporters back since Covid-19 struck.

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

Munster's Daly picks up injury ahead of Pro14 opener as Murray remains sidelined

The Ireland scrum-half suffered a thigh injury a month ago against Leinster.

Furlong remains hopeful of being fit for restart of Ireland's Six Nations campaign

The 27-year-old Leinster tighthead hasn’t played since rugby got back up and running in August.

Mahomes wins quaterback battle against Jackson as Kansas City breeze past Baltimore

The Chiefs moved to 3-0 to show why they are the favourites to retain the Super Bowl this season.

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

Tampa Bay Lightning overcome Dallas Stars in Game 6 to clinch Stanley Cup

Tampa Bay wrapped up the seven match series with a 2-0 win.

'We're not going to go out and sign five or six overseas players'

Stuart Lancaster says the province won’t be ripping up their plans after defeat to Saracens.

'I remember sitting down with John Small two or three years ago and I was really worried at where Ballymun was'

James McCarthy reflects on Ballymun’s first Dublin SFC title in eight years.

Shortage of experienced goalkeepers could pose problems for Stephen Kenny

An extensive look at the goalkeeping options available to the Republic of Ireland manager.

Lancaster would welcome 'positive addition' of South African sides to Pro16

The Lions, Bulls, Stormers, and Sharks could join the competition from 2021 onwards.

Yesterday’s News

'Maybe he spoke about another game': Klopp takes issue with Roy Keane's analysis

Keane later joked that Klopp was ‘very sensitive’.

Robertson involved at either end as Liverpool come from behind to beat Arsenal

Diogo Jota volleyed in a debut goal late on for the Reds.

Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match

Poor Corentin Moutet said he ‘could not feel anything in his body’ after losing the three-hour final set.

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Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win

It’s the 29-year-old midfielder’s first Premier League goal since December.


'I would like to fight for the Carabao Cup but I don’t think I can' - Mourinho

Spurs face Chelsea on Tuesday and a Europa League qualifier on Thursday ahead of a weekend trip to Man Utd in the Premier League.

Cricket great Andrew Flintoff mulls over seeking help for ongoing bulimia battle

The 42-year-old former all-rounder first revealed he was suffering from the eating disorder in 2014.

'It's great to be back there' - After semi-final epic, now a chance to end 18-year wait for Cork hurling giant

Blackrock are hoping to land a first title since 2002 in next Sunday’s Cork senior final.

Former referee sorry for officials over penalty ’embarrassment’

George Courtney has been left perplexed following a weekend full of controversy.

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad

The Irish boss names his squad for the crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia tomorrow.

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