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Today’s News

Cooney's match-winner years in the making Playmaker This post contains videos

Cooney's match-winner years in the making

Head coach Dan McFarland admits he was not initially confident his 9 had made the right call to go it alone.

PSG move 11 clear as Neymar makes his return after six weeks out

Neymar had not played for his club since 5 October, having suffered a hamstring injury playing for Brazil.

Reus strikes late to rescue shell-shocked Dortmund against lowly Paderborn

The captain apologised to fans after his side found themselves 3-0 down at half-time.

Coetzee and Cooney to the fore as Ulster sink Clermont

Tries from Jordi Murphy and John Cooney delivered the result for Ulster.

Tearful Troicki says sorry as Serbia suffer heartbreaking Davis Cup defeat to Russia

Serbia had hoped to mark Janko Tipsarevic’s farewell by winning the Davis Cup, but Russia ruined those plans in Madrid on Friday.

As it happened: Ulster v Clermont, Heineken Champions Cup

As it happened: Ulster v Clermont, Heineken Champions Cup

John Cooney was outstanding as Ulster secured a vital home win.

'I wasn't interested in going with any team, then Clarkie rang me and you can't say no to Clarkie'

In his second year in charge, Kevin Reidy has steered Galway kingpins Kilkerrin-Clonberne to their first All-Ireland final.

Celtic and Lazio fined by Uefa over Mussolini banner and 'illicit' chanting

The governing body’s control, ethics and disciplinary body has disciplined the clubs following October’s heated Europa League clash in Glasgow.

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Sacking Pochettino a mistake all of Daniel Levy's making

The squad needed to be refreshed more than a year ago, but it wasn’t and now Spurs must compromise with Jose Mourinho.

Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off likely to be played at 22,500-capacity stadium in Bratislava

The FAI say they have opened talks with their Slovakian counterparts about ticket allocation for the game.

'You're told, 'You can't play with us because you're a girl.' Then you just want to show them how good you are'

Amy Gavin Mangan and Offaly’s Naomh Ciarán are ready for their first All-Ireland final tomorrow.

Rory McIlroy loses ground after poor day two in Dubai

The battle for the Race to Dubai title is hotting up nicely at Jumeirah Golf Estates.

Klopp says Gomez 'better than good' after Sterling clash

Klopp says Gomez 'better than good' after Sterling clash

And the Anfield boss lamented the sudden departure of Mauricio Pochettino from Spurs.

Solskjaer not feeling pressure now Pochettino is available after Spurs sacking

The Argentine coach has been continuously linked to the Man United job in the past.

Friend shuffles his pack for Connacht team to face Toulouse

The province are looking to back up a brilliant win against Montpellier last week.

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown

Mourneabbey defend their crown against Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Limerick tomorrow.

Munster make three changes as Zebo and Ryan start for Racing in Thomond return

The teams will square off at the Limerick venue in the Heineken Champions Cup tomorrow evening.

'I was f****d mentally for a long time. That was the pressure of everything to do with racing'

Trainer Adrian Joyce has found a new lease of life since linking up with Ger O’Leary at the Curragh, writes Johnny Ward.

Henshaw, Kearney and Furlong among five changes for Leinster

Leo Cullen has welcomed back a number of internationals for Saturday’s trip to face Lyon.

'It's a level playing field except that they've got the home tie' - McCarthy

The Ireland manager expects the Euro 2020 play-off semi-final with Slovakia to be a ‘difficult game’.

Ireland set for away Euro 2020 play-off final if they beat Slovakia Fyi

Ireland set for away Euro 2020 play-off final if they beat Slovakia

Mick McCarthy’s side will face either Bosnia or Northern Ireland, provided they win their semi-final.

Mayweather coming out of retirement (again), promises 'spectacular event' with Dana White

The 42-year-old boxer has announced that he will be back in action next year.

'She’s one of our own' - Dublin star a perfect fit for Cork's All-Ireland club champions

2017 Footballer of the Year Noelle Healy is a huge addition to Mourneabbey, who are chasing another All-Ireland crown tomorrow.

Gareth Bale defended after controversial 'Wales, golf, Madrid' celebration

The Real Madrid forward’s agent responded to criticism of the player.

Lille boss takes swipe at 'classy' Mourinho

Christophe Galtier was not pleased with the Portuguese manager for taking some of his coaches to Tottenham.

A first All-Star after 15 years of breaking scoring records, and ending 2019 on the highest of highs

Limerick star Niamh Mulcahy is in New York for the 2019 Camogie All-Star Tour, and returns home to marry a certain Clare legend.

'I'm not a wandering spirit at all'

Life in Dublin is ticking all the boxes for Leinster’s Scott Fardy.

'The time is right for me to step away' - Limerick All-Ireland winner retires after 11 years

30 and out: Paul Browne has called time on his inter-county career.

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving

‘Achieving political unity in the club’ appears to be the reason behind the dramatic U-turn.

'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash

Padraig Pearses face four-in-a-row chasing Corofin in Sunday’s Connacht club SFC final.

No room for error this time as Clermont call to fortress Ravenhill

Dan McFarland’s men can take a clear lead in Pool 3.

Yesterday’s News

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves

The Holy Family BC fighter secured bronze at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

Schmidt's book offers insight into coaching values but has few World Cup answers

Ordinary Joe includes some poignant human passages.

Lille confirm departure of two Portuguese coaches to join Mourinho at Spurs

Goalkeeping coach Nuno Santos was on the books with Benfica when Mourinho coached the Lisbon side.

German footballer given 3-year ban, his club a six-month suspension, after punching referee Red Mist This post contains videos

German footballer given 3-year ban, his club a six-month suspension, after punching referee

Officials feel the ban could well end up being a lifetime one.

Racing will hope their cultivated club mentality will help in their 'daunting' trip to Thomond Park Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Racing will hope their cultivated club mentality will help in their 'daunting' trip to Thomond Park

Players at the Parisienne club have bought into the jersey, which might bring some consistency back when they need it.

Franco Smith to take over as Italy's interim head coach for Six Nations

The South African will take over from Conor O’Shea, who stood down over the weekend.

Athletics Integrity Unit charge Russia over high-jumper no-show for out of competition tests

Danil Lysenko medalled at the outdoor and indoor world championships in 2017 and 2018.

Solskjaer is best man for United job, says Rashford amid Pochettino links

The former Tottenham manager has been linked with taking over at Old Trafford, but the striker sees no need for a change.

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