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Today’s News

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier

Uncapped Lansdowne flyer Peter Sullivan and Kerry man Jack Daly will hope to win their first international Sevens caps in Twickenham.

Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract

The Leinster prop has agreed a new two-year national contract.

'I feel very sorry for Kevin Martin...the county board need to take a hard look at themselves'

Michael Duignan has criticised Offaly’s decision to move on from Martin.

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or

The PSG striker believes his Argentine counterpart is the favourite for the coveted accolade in 2019 after another stunning season.

Mkhitaryan given safety assurances ahead of Europa League final

The Armenian playmaker’s involvement in the game against Chelsea in Azerbaijan remains in doubt.

Guardiola convinced Kompany will be back at Man City 'sooner or later'

Pep hails Belgian as ‘a real captain’.

Caster Semenya to race over 3,000m at Diamond League event next month

Double Olympic champion can compete at the distance without being required to reduce testosterone levels.

'I know I don’t have the skill of Hoggie or Lehane or Cadogan' - Walsh happy to fill hard working role in Cork attack

Aidan Walsh played a key role in Sunday’s win in the Gaelic Grounds.

Bologna earn 'miracle' Serie A survival in six-goal Lazio thriller

Bologna had won just twice in 21 games before Sinisa Mihajlovic took over.

Golden State win OT thriller to complete series sweep without Kevin Durant

Warriors reach NBA finals for fifth straight season.

The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under

Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.

From Legendary F1 driver Niki Lauda dies aged 70 World Champ

Legendary F1 driver Niki Lauda dies aged 70

Lauda survived horrific injuries in a crash during a race in 1976 but went on to win further world championships.

O'Brien a major doubt for Pro14 final as Kearney recovers from head knock

The Leinster flanker is battling to overcome a hip problem in time for Saturday’s clash against Glasgow Warriors.

Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi's last match ends in disappointment

The midfielder’s dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis.

'F*ck! Come on!' - Gotze says 'teeth grinding' Klopp has an intimidating side

The midfielder spoke of the very serious and funny sides of the current Liverpool manager.

Yesterday’s News

18-year-old's first senior goal sees Cork condemn UCD to 8th straight defeat

Cian Bargary proved the matchwinner in Belfield this evening.

Rovers stay joint top as Greene, Watts and Finn steer them past Finn Harps on the road

The Donegal men were unbeaten in their last four, but couldn’t have any complaints tonight.

96th-minute penalty sees Dundalk edge past 10-man Bohs

The Dublin side had shocked the league leaders after just two minutes when Danny Grant finished well from a difficult angle.

Relive the action as Leinster triumph over Munster and Ulster well beaten to Pro14 final Highlights This post contains videos

Relive the action as Leinster triumph over Munster and Ulster well beaten to Pro14 final

Leinster and Glasgow face off in Saturday’s decider at Celtic Park.

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

Veteran Bundesliga star to retire next year - aged 41

Claudio Pizarro says that he will end his playing career in 2020.

Bale staying at Madrid impossible as Zidane is 'not keen'

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon believes the Wales forward will leave.

PSG insist Madrid target Mbappe is staying put after his comments about future

The France star raised eyebrows by saying he could seek greater responsibility ‘elsewhere’.

Who is Noel Mooney, the man tasked with helping to turn the FAI around?

We profile the FAI’s new General Manager, who will soon begin a six-month secondment from Uefa.

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery

It was the 19-year-old European Pommel Horse Champion’s first competitive outing since the injury.

'It's very disappointing' - Six-time All-Ireland club winners set to be without Armagh star

Jamie Clarke will not be available for Crossmaglen this season according to club team-mate Aaron Kernan.

More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation

‘Survival is essential,’ as two-time All-Ireland winner Joachim Kelly takes over from Kevin Martin.

Analysis: After a 21-month absence, how Alan Cadogan shone for Cork on the championship stage

The Douglas forward played a major role in yesterday’s win.

'He gets the crowd off their feet' - 16-year-old Dembele impresses on Celtic debut Future Star This post contains videos

'He gets the crowd off their feet' - 16-year-old Dembele impresses on Celtic debut

Hoops boss Neil Lennon heaped praise on the teenager after his second-half cameo at Parkhead yesterday.

The42's Emma Duffy wins 20x20 award for excellence in journalism on Women in Sport

Interview with teenage soccer star Isibeal Atkinson wins April prize.

Reilly stars for Cavan while Down and Armagh bag super goals - Ulster football lighting up championship For The Purist This post contains videos

Reilly stars for Cavan while Down and Armagh bag super goals - Ulster football lighting up championship

There were plenty of examples of exciting play in the games so far this season.

Brighton name Graham Potter as Chris Hughton's replacement

The 44-year-old earned a reputation as one of Europe’s brightest young coaches in Sweden, before taking charge of Swansea last season.

'This has to be clear, Johnny was not dropped'

Leinster’s message is clear: their captain was not left out of the team at the weekend for performance-related reasons.

How is the race to advance from Leinster shaping up after yesterday's late hurling drama?

“Nothing less than two wins will get us through,” said Dublin manager Mattie Kenny after their draw with Wexford.

9 months on from All-Ireland glory, Limerick hit by scoring slump and second-half setback in 2019 opener

A tough start for John Kiely’s side in Munster yesterday.

Bolton starlet Connell a surprise inclusion as McCarthy finalises squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

The England-eligible teenager has impressed in the Championship this season.

Ireland U21 playmaker rewarded with new contract at Wolves

Connor Ronan has had his deal with the Premier League club extended for a further two years.

Owens appointed to referee Pro14 showdown between Leinster and Glasgow

John Lacey and Mike Adamson will be the touch judges at Celtic Park.

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