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Dublin: 1°C Friday 4 December 2020

Today’s News

'I think the example of someone having gone away and it not really helping him is JJ'

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Ben Healy’s future on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Ed Woodward says Project Big Picture was not a ‘behind-closed-doors power grab’

PBP included proposals for a significant reshaping of English football.

'Great craic along the way' - Coen ready to face former UCD team-mates

Mayo’s Stephen Coen played for the south Dublin college alongside Tipperary trio Jimmy Feehan, Liam Casey and Colin O’Riordan.

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

There’s plenty of action to look forward to.


Cheddar Plunkett set for Laois hurling return following Brennan departure

It will be the Portlaoise man’s second stint in charge.

'I'm devastated the campaign is over but I'm really excited about what the future holds for this team'

Another qualification bid comes to a disappointing end, but Ireland skipper Katie McCabe looks to the future with pride.

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'

Andy Friend’s men are aiming for a better balance in their attacking game.

'You're holding back tears. The silence just showed the emotion' - football and family first

Kingscourt Stars man Padraig Faulkner has been central to Cavan’s success this year – and the journey is far from over yet.

Cullen in good Kompany as he bids for a role in World Cup qualifiers

The Anderlecht midfielder impressed after being introduced during Ireland’s recent clash with Bulgaria.

'Something I've always had in my locker': Stockdale glad to let passing skill shine through

The wing-turned-fullback put his passing range on display against Georgia.

'Mam used to be working out of the car. They gave up everything for us, and we were very fortunate for that'

Galway’s Charlotte Cooney talks about the role her parents played in her sporting life.

Andy Farrell says he is ‘big enough and ugly enough’ to deal with the pressure

Ireland coach says he is comfortable under the spotlight as his first year in charge draws to a close.

Yesterday’s News

Interim Barca president said he would have sold Messi

The Argentine star can talk to other clubs in January and leave for free when his contract expires in June.

Kilkenny legend Brennan takes over as new coach of Dublin champions Cuala

Brennan’s departure as Laois senior manager was confirmed last week.

Katie Taylor included on 6-strong shortlist for SPOTY World Sport Star award

LeBron James, Dustin Johnson and Khabib Nurmagomedov also make the list.

Neil Lennon takes positives from Celtic loss

The off-form Scottish champions had already been knocked out of the Europa League.

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Jose Mourinho questions motivation of some Spurs players

Tottenham needed two penalties to secure a point from a 3-3 draw at the Linzer Stadion.

Jubilant scenes as Rangers reach Europa League last 32 for second consecutive year

Steven Gerrard’s side battled back from falling behind twice.

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Brilliant Lacazette effort the highlight, as Arsenal welcome back fans

The Gunners welcomed 2,000 supporters for the first time since March as they took on Rapid Vienna.

Flores scores stunning consolation goal but Molde too strong for Dundalk

The League of Ireland side were comprehensively beaten in tonight’s Europa League fixture in Norway.

Tottenham make sure of Europa League progress with draw in six-goal game in Austria

Spurs struggled and were denied victory by a late equaliser.

Irish teenager on bench as Leicester miss chance to seal Europa League group in Ukraine

Leicester take on Zorya Luhansk in the Europa League.

'It's massively deserved' - Ulster man O'Sullivan set for Ireland debut against Scots

The 25-year-old prop has been included on the bench for Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup clash.

Celtic woes continue as they surrender two-goal lead in going down to AC Milan

The Hoops were already out of the competition.

As it happened: Molde v Dundalk, Europa League

Molde faced Dundalk as the Lilywhites took part in their penultimate Europa League game this season.

'You’re looking for maybe 500 people' - Should families be allowed attend the All-Ireland final?

Limerick forward Tom Morrissey has called for the families of players to be allowed attend.

The All-Ireland hurling winner with three sons chasing football glory in Tipperary colours

John Kennedy lifted the Liam MacCarthy Cup in 1989 and 1991. His sons Colman, Jack and Conal are part of the Tipperary squad that face Mayo on Sunday.

Ireland draft in high-performance coach Gary Keegan to work on mental skills

Keegan was a key figure in the transformation of Irish boxing.

'He took a heavy hit' - Limerick star forward still an injury doubt for All-Ireland final

Aaron Gillane was forced off towards the end of Limerick’s win over Galway.

Premier League agrees €277m rescue package to help Football League clubs in danger of going bust

The news follows months of negotiations between the two governing bodies.

The Rodchenkov Affair wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2020

Dr Grigory Rodchenkov’s exploration of Russian state-sponsored doping wins 2020 award.

Sexton returns from injury as O'Sullivan is lined up for debut

Uncapped Eric O’Sullivan has been named on the bench by Andy Farrell for the Scotland match on Saturday

Out-half Van der Walt set for Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday

Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his team for the visit to Dublin.

All-Irish clash on the cards as draw made for Ally Pally showpiece

The draw was made for the World Championships this morning.

Blade returns for Connacht as Friend's men take on Benetton in Galway

The westerners have been unfortunate with postponements so far this season.

Murphy vows to ‘put things right’ as he serves riding ban

The rider’s defence of environmental contamination from a sexual encounter was accepted by French racing officials.

Rockets ship Westbrook off to Wizards in exchange of point guards

The 2017 MVP has been traded to Washington Wizards for former first round draft pick John Wall.

Gaelic games players' bodies could come together with vote to follow on possible merger

The GPA and WGPA have released a statement, with members to ‘make the final decision on whether or not they want to become part of one new players’ association’.

'About time' - history made as Frappart becomes first female to referee men’s Champions League clash

The Frenchwoman broke more boundaries last night.

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