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Today’s News

'We're very happy that she's taken the risk to take this path for us' - Ireland boss welcomes centurion's U-turn

Áine O’Gorman has ended her international retirement, but there’s bad injury news on Manchester City star Megan Campbell.

Leinster hooker Byrne makes loan move to Pat Lam's Bristol

Pat Lam needed short-term cover at hooker due to an injury to Harry Thacker.

From North London to the North Georgia Mountains: Cameron Saul's adventures continue in Donegal

Finn Harps’ new striker has experienced a lot in his career so far and now the 24-year-old is ready to start a new one with Finn Harps.

Jacob Stockdale: ‘I am playing a lot better now than I performed in 2018’

Ireland wing says he is not worried by his try-scoring drought.


Ryan Manning extends QPR contract after impressing in left-back berth

The 23-year-old has been with the Championship side since his move from Galway United in 2015.

'I'm out' - McIlroy opposed to joining breakaway Premier Golf League

The world number one is not interested in competing in the proposed new tour.

No changes in Ireland line-up - except for Bono replacing Christy Moore

Andy Farrell and Conor Murray both spoke about performing on the big stage – something their guest speaker, Bono, is an expert on.

Hyde returns, Soroka steps in for Hernan as Ireland U20s head for England

Noel McNamara has made four changes to the side that defeated Wales last time out.

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Brian Barry-Murphy the favourite to succeed Simon Grayson as manager of League One side

The 41-year-old Corkman is currently in charge at Rochdale.

The disarming genius Mullins, chats about Faugheen over pints and the change from Ruby to Townend

Willie Mullins has so many big names, horses and owners, yet he nearly always seems to get his way.

'These allegations are simply not true' - Man City vow to fight two-year European ban and €30m fine

Chief executive Ferran Soriano claims Uefa’s case ‘seems to be less about justice and more about politics’.

Aine O'Gorman ends international retirement and is included in Irish squad for upcoming qualifiers

Vera Pauw’s side face crucial Euro 2021 qualifiers against Greece and Montenegro next month.

Six different League of Ireland clubs to be shown live on television next month

Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bohemians, Sligo Rovers, Shelbourne and St Patrick’s Athletic all picked by eirSport in March.

Bono and Paul O'Connell answer Ireland's call

U2 frontman and former Ireland captain, O’Connell, appear in Ireland’s camp ahead of Sunday’s showdown against England.

Continuity the key, Doris has to settle for bench, and Earls at 23 again

Ireland head to Twickenham looking to seal the Triple Crown.

Three changes for a Scottish side in pursuit of their first Six Nations win

Gregor Townsend’s team will kick off the weekend’s action against Italy on Saturday afternoon.

Corofin club star returns as Galway make 3 changes for clash with Tyrone

Liam Silke has been named at centre-back for Sunday’s game.

Ireland name unchanged team for England clash as Doris returns on bench

Head coach Andy Farrell has opted for the same starting XV that beat Wales last time out.

'The biggest heavyweight fight of the last 50 years,' Fury labels rematch with Wilder

This weekend sees the pair face off once again in Las Vegas.

Weather conditions result in Munster U20 football game postponed

Clare and Waterford will meet tomorrow night in a re-scheduled fixture.

Andy Robertson criticises Atletico players for ‘falling over’

The Scottish defender has aimed a dig at the Rojiblancos stars for their antics at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Record-breaking Haaland upstaged the world's two most expensive players last night

The 19-year-old Norwegian has reached 10 Champions League goals quicker than any other player thanks to his brace against PSG.

2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury

Native River will miss the marquee race next month.

'The club was afraid and in the end it was me who suffered' - Neymar

The Brazilian star has criticised PSG’s handling of his injury.

Canoeist Liam Jegou becomes first Irish athlete formally selected for Tokyo Olympics

The Clare native won a race-off to earn the coveted nomination.

Man United fans condemned for alleged homophobic chants

Chelsea said a number of supporters were prevented from entering the ground.

Wenger proposes new offside rule for Euro 2020 which would benefit attackers

Football’s offside rule is expected to be discussed by its lawmaking body in Belfast on 29 February.

De Bromhead in no rush to commit to Honeysuckle target

Champion Hurdle or Mares’ Hurdle await for the unbeaten six-year-old.

Klopp confident of Anfield boost in return leg as Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool

The Liverpool manager is hopeful that the “power” of the home stadium will get them over the line in the second leg of the Champions League tie.

'We always back ourselves - against any team'

England’s Lewis Ludlam believes Eddie Jones’ side can finish the championship with wins over Ireland, Wales and Italy.

'Show me any good that comes out of them' - Donaghy calls for GAA to 'shut down' fan forums

Kieran Donaghy is ‘fearful’ for the current generation due to the rise of online trolls.

Bad news for Ireland - Tuilagi winning battle to be fit for Sunday

The giant centre picked up a groin injury against France earlier this month but was put through an intense training session yesterday.

What's new with Eddie Jones' England as Ireland prep for Twickenham tussle?

The English have a new forwards coach, attack coach, number eight, and fullback.

Madden dismisses 'ridiculous' doubts over Ireland prospects of 'top-notch' Whelan

Glenn Whelan’s team-mate at Fleetwood Town says the veteran midfielder will be up to the task in Bratislava.

'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs

The scrum-half speaks to The42 ahead of the Pro14 clash between sides old and new.

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion' HIA

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'

Ireland hooker Cliodhna Moloney details her recent HIA return, reflects on the Six Nations so far and looks to England.

'He's the real deal' - Brogan backs clubmate to make his mark with Dublin

Sean Bugler impressed off the bench against Monaghan in the previous round.

Adaptable Ward another welcome tank out of Tullow

The Ireland U20 prop is willing to switch to either side of the scrum.

News on Carbery's fitness expected next week

Carbery has been dogged by injuries across the last 12 months.

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