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Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 22 September 2020

Today’s News

World Rugby vice-chairman Laporte placed in police custody for questioning

The chief organiser of the 2023 World Cup has also been questioned.

Former Manchester United midfielder Ravel Morrison finds new club

The 27-year-old has signed for Dutch side ADO Den Haag until the end of the Eredivisie season.

Gareth Bale agent criticises 'disgraceful' Real Madrid fans

The 31-year-old has returned to Tottenham on a loan deal, having left them in 2013.

22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster

The talented playmaker showed his promise after moving to out-half against Toulouse.


Ex-Liverpool winger Ibe joins Derby on a free following release from Bournemouth

Having cost the Cherries a club-record £15 million in 2016, the 24-year-old was released over the summer.

Morata heads to Juve as Suarez accused of cheating on Italian passport exam

The Serie A champions are looking to strengthen their forward line.

IRFU refs Brace and Murphy appointed to European semi-final clashes

Nigel Owens and Mike Adamson will be in charge of the other two fixtures.

Barcelona offload Chilean midfielder Vidal to Inter Milan

The Catalan giants have said they need to sell players before Ronald Koeman can bring his transfer targets in.

Chris Wilder laments officials’ calls in loss to Villa

The Sheffield United boss said he was “completely confused” after a game which saw John Egan dismissed.

Raiders make winning start in Las Vegas

In their first home game since relocating from Oakland, the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 34-24.

Yesterday’s News

Man City survive Wolves scare to make winning start

Phil Foden got himself on the scoresheet tonight.

Jordan Conroy named in Sevens Dream Team after sensational season

The 26-year-old Tullamore native scored 30 tries in 28 games during the truncated 2020 World Series.

Rovers bounce back from Milan defeat with hammering of Waterford

Six different players found the scoresheet for the Tallaght outfit.

Patrice Evra attacks Manchester United hierarchy for ‘damaging’ club

The Frenchman took aim at the way the club is run under Ed Woodward.


Postponed clashes re-fixed and others up in the air as Covid-19 continues to impact club GAA schedule

Cork and Galway have recently seen matches postponed due to positive cases, with Donegal also affected.

From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory

Darragh Egan has been central to the rise of his club Kiladangan in Tipperary.

Selection calls, getting 'spooked', scrum woes - Leinster left with regrets

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster will be self-critical in reviewing their side’s defeat to Saracens.

Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe

An investigation is underway into a “small part” of the Arkea-Samsic team.


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Ireland's Egan controversially sent off as Aston Villa enjoy winning start

John Egan denied Ollie Watkins a clear goalscoring opportunity according to referee Graham Scott.

Saracens flanker Rhodes cited for striking Robbie Henshaw with his head

The incident occurred in the second minute of Saturday’s game.

'It's a little bit of rocks or diamonds from him' - Stockdale struggles in Toulouse

The Ulster wing’s performance was up for discussion on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Robbie Brady an injury doubt for Kenny's Ireland ahead of Euro play-off

Burnley boss Sean Dyche confirmed the news – and praised Dundalk’s Jimmy Dunne after his Premier League debut.

Celtic and Aberdeen fined over breaches by players of Covid-19 protocols

Celtic’s Boli Bolingoli played against Kilmarnock days after failing to quarantine following a trip to Spain.

Toulouse sensation Cheslin Kolbe continues to thrill in a sport full of giants

The 26-year-old World Cup winner was a difference-maker for Toulouse against Ulster.

Penalties viewed as cruel by some but what is the just way to conclude a GAA championship tie?

Shootouts in Tyrone and Offaly football brought the system into focus again.

'The taking of the knee is now not dissimilar to a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge,' says Ferdinand

Les Ferdinand feels the gesture’s ‘message has been lost’.

'Absolute heroics' - Ireland teenage keeper Bazunu's star continues to rise at Rochdale Safe Pair Of Hands This post contains videos

'Absolute heroics' - Ireland teenage keeper Bazunu's star continues to rise at Rochdale

The 18-year-old Dubliner was named in the League One Team of the Week after an impressive performance.

GAA respond as Arlene Foster among those to voice 'deep concern' over celebrations in Omagh

The Association defended its pandemic protocols but echoed the First Minister’s concerns about celebratory gatherings.

Man City's Ilkay Gundogan tests positive for Covid-19

The midfielder’s positive test will have no implications for the rest of City’s squad ahead of their Premier League visit to Wolves.

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

'I wanted him to go for it. He's the man, he's got the skills' - The Tipperary final scoring hero

Kiladangan manager Bryan Lawlor hailed his team after their dramatic Tipperary final success.

Newton comes up agonisingly short as Seahawks thwart Pats comeback

Cam Newton was stopped on the goalline with the final play of the game as the Pats fell to 1-1.

Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three

A shot on the hooter from Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018-19 Premier League season?

Man City won their fourth Premier League title.

Cullen looks for answers after Leinster lose out in their 'war on two fronts'

The province’s head coach didn’t believe his team were physically overpowered by the English side’s pack.

Sunday 20 September, 2020

Bryson DeChambeau does it his way to win 2020 US Open

DeChambeau solved the Winged Foot equation as he won by six shots from Matthew Wolff.

Ronaldo helps the Pirlo era at Juventus get off to a winning start

Ronaldo helps the Pirlo era at Juventus get off to a winning start

Match played in front of 1,000 spectators as Serie A stadiums reopen on a limited basis.

Real Madrid drop points in first game of La Liga title defence

Zinedine Zidane’s side held to scoreless draw by Real Sociedad.

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