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Dublin: 10°C Thursday 29 October 2020

Today’s News

'Get the ball in his hands and make people tackle him': Payne excited by Stockdale threat

The Ulster defence coach has watched the 24-year-old evolve his understanding of a new position over the past year.

'It’s about him holding his body together' - Gatland on Sexton's Lions chances

The Lions head coach indicated he is keen to bring Andy Farrell on board again for next year.

Cork City vote overwhelmingly in favour of selling club to owner of Preston North End

A supporters’ trust established in 2007 has controlled the club since the beginning of the 2010 season.

Leinster's supply to Ireland means challenge for start of Champions Cup campaign

Stuart Lancaster and co. will take on Montpellier and Northampton in the pool stages.


Sheedy 'the luckiest man on earth' to miss out on GAA 's top job in light of Covid crisis

Tom Ryan pipped Liam Sheedy to the director general position in 2018.

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

Farrell's attack up against 'winner and fighter' Edwards' French defence

The Ireland boss and French defence coach were team-mates at Wigan in the 1990s.

James Ryan went to Paris as 'a kid' in 2018 but returns as an Ireland leader

The 24-year-old has enjoyed taking responsibility for running the Ireland lineout.

'He can do it all' - O'Connell backs Dan Leavy as a Lions bolter

The 26-year-old made his return from injury for Leinster last weekend.

Yesterday’s News

League Two club sack Irish boss Coughlan after nine games of the new season

The 45-year-old Dubliner has parted company with Mansfield Town, where he took charge last December.

Morata has three goals ruled out as Barca inflict first defeat of Pirlo's Juve reign

Lionel Messi starred in Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence.

Djokovic set to emulate 'childhood hero' as he virtually assures year-end top ranking for sixth time

The 33-year-old Serb is poised to equal Pete Sampra’s record.

Finn Harps boost survival hopes with dramatic - and rare - home win over St Pat's

Ryan Connolly was the match-winner as Harps won in Ballybofey for just the second time this season.

Irish internationals at the wheel as Millwall move up to fourth in the Championship

Alex Pearce and Shaun Williams have formed part of an interim managerial trio in the absence of Gary Rowett.

Rashford hat-trick fires five-star United to convincing Champions League win over RB Leipzig

Two from two in Europe for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men.

Ireland's final Women's Six Nations clash off due to Covid outbreak in France set-up

France had previously agreed to play in Dublin instead of Lille.

Chelsea ease to victory in Russia while PSG get off the mark thanks to Everton loanee's double

The win for Paris Saint-Germain was tempered by an injury to Neymar, who limped off in the first half.

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland winners Dublin unveil 37-strong championship panel

Familiar faces return, though others won’t feature in 2020, as Mick Bohan’s side open their title defence against Donegal.

'The pinstripe punk' urges Dundalk to 'be brave' in tomorrow's clash with Arsenal

‘We come here to play and not just to defend,’ insists Lilywhites boss Filippo Giovagnoli.

Dungarvan stripped of county title in Waterford due to Covid-19 breach

The club has accepted the sanctions.

Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree

The 22-year-old Leinster back row feels he saves his best performances for the biggest games.

'It goes down to the female attitude of, 'We just get on with it.' We don't value our time enough'

The WGPA released the findings of a report today into the lives and experiences of female inter-county players.

Blow for Munster as Ireland prop Kilcoyne facing extended layoff after ankle surgery

The province say he is ‘expected to be rehabbing for up to eight weeks’.

Dan Martin finishes third once again to stay in the hunt at Vuelta as Roglic wins stage eight

Martin is third overall while Sam Bennett is also flying the flag in Spain.

'It was somewhere north of €50,000' - multi-All-Ireland winner on fuel costs during Cork career

Aoife Murray travelled between Dublin and Cork for much of her inter-county playing days.

Ronaldo furious at missing Juventus game against Barcelona

The 35-year-old, who is showing no symptoms of the virus, has been left out of Andrea Pirlo’s squad for tonight.

Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed

Leinster will face Northampton Saints and Montpellier, while Connacht take on Pat Lam’s Bristol and Racing 92.

'You've got the older players coming back and wondering, 'Am I being rested now or have I lost my place?''

Cillian O’Connor says Mayo’s new wave of youngsters have been a breath of fresh air for the squad.

Manchester United modify Old Trafford to host 23,500 socially-distant fans

The stadium is ready to safely hold a limited number of fans when stadiums reopen.

Farrell intent on imposing 'plan that we know' on France

The Ireland head coach insists his side won’t be playing high-risk rugby in search of a four-try win in France.

England players could miss out on Lions selection if not released for Japan warm-up Test - Gatland

The Lions head coach has urged Premiership Rugby to remove its block on players.

SA Rugby investigating player death during unsanctioned tournament

Vizicelo Zondani died after playing in an amateur tournament at the weekend.

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash

Garry Ringrose misses out due to the broken jaw he sustained last weekend.

Callanan: If you can't get motivated without a crowd 'you're in the wrong place'

Tipperary open up their Munster SHC against Limerick on Sunday.

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

'When you start out you hope to just get one' - Irish jockey Murphy on reaching 1,000 UK winners

The 25-year-old had cause for celebration at Southwell yesterday.

Female inter-county players spending up to €200 per week on fuel costs to get to training

The WGPA have released their findings from a new report, entitled ‘Levelling The Field’.

Here's the new Lions jersey for next summer's tour of South Africa

South Africa tour is due to kick off in June 2021.

Cork City set to vote today on €1 takeover bid by Preston North End owner

The Foras board of management and the club’s administrative staff have both publicly backed a yes vote.

Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays

The Dodgers’ Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive for coronavirus, but later appeared in the on-field celebrations.

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