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'If half the players that leave here were from Scandinavia, would they be worth half a million? Of course they would'
# LOI
# LOI

'If half the players that leave here were from Scandinavia, would they be worth half a million? Of course they would'

27 minutes ago 765 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Bradley gives his opinion on how Irish clubs can demand higher transfer fees for their players.

Rugby Weekly: Carty or Carbery? What's up with Welsh rugby?
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

Rugby Weekly: Carty or Carbery? What's up with Welsh rugby?

29 minutes ago 145 Views 0 Comments

The Irish provinces’ progress in the Champions Cup was also discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Women's Six Nations to have a title partner for first time in its history with TikTok on board
# SixNationsRugby
# SixNationsRugby

Women's Six Nations to have a title partner for first time in its history with TikTok on board

35 minutes ago 284 Views 0 Comments

The TikTok Women’s Six Nations signals the first time the Women’s Championship has had a title partner and will commence from the 2022 competition.

'Outstanding' Tighe stars in new position as Fremantle make it four wins from four
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

'Outstanding' Tighe stars in new position as Fremantle make it four wins from four

52 minutes ago 622 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan were on the losing Collingwood side.

Six Nations expectations soaring in Scotland despite scepticism from outside

Six Nations expectations soaring in Scotland despite scepticism from outside

55 minutes ago 812 Views 1 Comment

Scotland have beaten Australia, England, France and Wales in the last 15 months.

Formula One agrees deal to keep Singapore Grand Prix on the calendar until 2028
# F1
# F1

Formula One agrees deal to keep Singapore Grand Prix on the calendar until 2028

1 hour ago 402 Views 1 Comment

Racing at the Marina Bay Street Circuit will resume this year in a seven-year deal.

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final
# History Maker
# History Maker

Top seed Barty crushes Keys to make Australian Open final

1 hour ago 1,106 Views 0 Comments

Barty is aiming to become the first Australian winner of the tournament since Chris O’Neil in 1978.

Fresh start paying dividends for Ireland U21 international Ronan in Scotland
# Connor's Pass
# Connor's Pass

Fresh start paying dividends for Ireland U21 international Ronan in Scotland

2 hours ago 1,045 Views 0 Comments

The St Mirren midfielder – on-loan from Wolves – says a senior Boys In Green call-up is ‘probably at the back of my mind’.

'The aim is 100% to kick on and push the boundaries even further' - Farrell
# First Day Of Camp
# First Day Of Camp

'The aim is 100% to kick on and push the boundaries even further' - Farrell

2 hours ago 6,076 Views 13 Comments

Andy Farrell has challenged his Ireland squad to improve on their impressive November campaign in this year’s Six Nations.

Surging Cavs surprise reigning champions Bucks as Suns scorch Jazz
# NBA
# NBA

Surging Cavs surprise reigning champions Bucks as Suns scorch Jazz

3 hours ago 520 Views 0 Comments

The Cleveland Cavaliers continued their NBA resurgence with a 115-99 victory over the Bucks that helped propel them into third place in the Eastern Conference.

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final
# Land Down Under
# Land Down Under

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final

3 hours ago 4,877 Views 4 Comments

The wild cards defeated Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos overnight.

China tells US to 'stop interfering' in Winter Olympics, IOC to meet Peng Shuai in Beijing
# Beijing 2022
# Beijing 2022

China tells US to 'stop interfering' in Winter Olympics, IOC to meet Peng Shuai in Beijing

3 hours ago 1,090 Views 0 Comments

The situation between Russia and Ukraine was also discussed on a call on Thursday.

Jack Carty gets his reward for 'not giving up' on Ireland dream
# Jack's Back
# Jack's Back

Jack Carty gets his reward for 'not giving up' on Ireland dream

4 hours ago 3,946 Views 2 Comments

Andy Farrell has been impressed with how the out-half has responded to his feedback this season.

'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint
# Familiar Foes
# Familiar Foes

'He performed above what we expected' - Wales boss Wayne Pivac on Tadhg Beirne's Scarlets stint

4 hours ago 5,976 Views 0 Comments

The Munster player was coached by Pivac during his time with the Welsh region.

Rowntree: 'To get that performance, to get that result in front of the fans: we needed that'
# Release
# Release

Rowntree: 'To get that performance, to get that result in front of the fans: we needed that'

5 hours ago 2,581 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Munster forwards coach is expecting a close-fought race for the Six Nations.

Yesterday’s News

Mohamed Salah scores winning spot-kick as Egypt edge past Ivory Coast
# The Egyptian King
# The Egyptian King

Mohamed Salah scores winning spot-kick as Egypt edge past Ivory Coast

Updated 13 hours ago 6,621 Views 3 Comments

The sides remained locked together at 0-0 after 120 minutes.

Celtic survive second-half scare to win at Hearts and keep pressure on Rangers
# Scotland
# Scotland

Celtic survive second-half scare to win at Hearts and keep pressure on Rangers

13 hours ago 4,580 Views 5 Comments

Hearts missed a penalty while trailing 2-1.

France boss Galthié wary of 'very strong' Ireland ahead of Six Nations title bid
# In Form
# In Form

France boss Galthié wary of 'very strong' Ireland ahead of Six Nations title bid

13 hours ago 6,463 Views 1 Comment

Les Bleus host Andy Farrell’s side in Paris on 12 February.

10 points for Galway star Niland to fire NUIG into Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals
# On Fire
# On Fire

10 points for Galway star Niland to fire NUIG into Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals

14 hours ago 7,890 Views 2 Comments

The Galway University recorded an eight-point win over Mary I to ensure their progression to the next stage.

Loughlin stars as Ulster University too strong for Cork opponents despite Buckley efforts
# Sigerson Cup
# Sigerson Cup

Loughlin stars as Ulster University too strong for Cork opponents despite Buckley efforts

14 hours ago 6,109 Views 1 Comment

Earlier NUI Maynooth claimed a dramatic win to seal their last eight place.

Tipp and Cork forwards shine in UCC win, second group success for IT Carlow
# Fitzgibbon Cup
# Fitzgibbon Cup

Tipp and Cork forwards shine in UCC win, second group success for IT Carlow

14 hours ago 9,031 Views 0 Comments

The third-level hurling action continued tonight.

'It's great to have new faces' - Hansen and Lowry add energy to Ireland camp
# Competition
# Competition

'It's great to have new faces' - Hansen and Lowry add energy to Ireland camp

14 hours ago 16,040 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell is sure that Gavin Coombes will be looking to prove a point.

Vitor Pereira upset by fan reaction to his potential appointment at Everton
# Hotseat
# Hotseat

Vitor Pereira upset by fan reaction to his potential appointment at Everton

14 hours ago 6,185 Views 0 Comments

The club’s search for a seventh permanent boss in six years took a bizarre twist when Pereira appeared on television to discuss his credentials.

BBC Sport NI to stream live GAA league games for the first time
# Tune In
# Tune In

BBC Sport NI to stream live GAA league games for the first time

15 hours ago 5,140 Views 3 Comments

The coverage begins this weekend.

Munster v Leinster rescheduled for May, but Ed Sheeran concerts puts Thomond in doubt
# Hassle On The Hill
# Hassle On The Hill

Munster v Leinster rescheduled for May, but Ed Sheeran concerts puts Thomond in doubt

15 hours ago 27,104 Views 25 Comments

Munster CEO Ian Flanagan says the southern province ‘will do everything possible in exhausting all avenues to play the game at Thomond.’

Leinster football finals set for historic Croke Park double-header in 2022
# Strong Alliance
# Strong Alliance

Leinster football finals set for historic Croke Park double-header in 2022

16 hours ago 4,755 Views 2 Comments

This will be the first time that the provincial finals will share the same venue.

Irish youngster James Abankwah completes transfer to Serie A side Udinese
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Irish youngster James Abankwah completes transfer to Serie A side Udinese

17 hours ago 11,762 Views 7 Comments

The 18-year-old defender will remain at St Patrick Athletic while he completes his Leaving Certificate.

The world-class Irish internationals and the Ballinasloe ties that bind
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

The world-class Irish internationals and the Ballinasloe ties that bind

18 hours ago 13,822 Views 1 Comment

Heather Payne, Beibhinn Parsons and many more stars in the same age bracket have crossed paths in the sporting hotspot on the Galway/Roscommon border.

Clubs must have at least four Covid cases in squad to apply for postponement, new rules state
# New Instructions
# New Instructions

Clubs must have at least four Covid cases in squad to apply for postponement, new rules state

18 hours ago 4,394 Views 2 Comments

The rule comes into effect after Premier League sides decided on a change to criteria.

France duo Dupont and Ntamack 'doing well' after positive Covid tests
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

France duo Dupont and Ntamack 'doing well' after positive Covid tests

19 hours ago 2,543 Views 0 Comments

Les Bleus’ preparation for the Six Nations has been severely disrupted by several withdrawals from the 42-man squad.

'Unacceptable' - Fifa president Infantino comes under fire for remark on African migrants
# Not On
# Not On

'Unacceptable' - Fifa president Infantino comes under fire for remark on African migrants

19 hours ago 5,464 Views 4 Comments

Infantino controversially referenced migrants risking drowning in the Mediterranean during a speech.

O'Dwyer stars again as Brisbane win, Gilroy reveals surgery after being bitten by spider
# Irish In Oz
# Irish In Oz

O'Dwyer stars again as Brisbane win, Gilroy reveals surgery after being bitten by spider

19 hours ago 5,847 Views 0 Comments

The pair have been among the brightest stars of the 2022 AFLW’s 14-strong Irish contingent.

Medvedev rallies from brink of shock exit to book semi-final date with Tsitsipas
# Onwards
# Onwards

Medvedev rallies from brink of shock exit to book semi-final date with Tsitsipas

19 hours ago 2,574 Views 1 Comment

The pair were in action in the Australian Open quarter-finals.

GAA confirm removal of water breaks and return of Maor Uisces
# Change
# Change

GAA confirm removal of water breaks and return of Maor Uisces

20 hours ago 25,225 Views 13 Comments

The Association confirmed the change in its latest Covid-19 update for members this afternoon.

Rowntree has 'huge plans' for Knox and Salanoa as he urges Munster young guns to seize chance
# To The Fore
# To The Fore

Rowntree has 'huge plans' for Knox and Salanoa as he urges Munster young guns to seize chance

21 hours ago 9,595 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, the forwards coach says his stance hasn’t changed in relation to potentially succeeding Johann van Graan in the top job at Munster.

Stephen Bradley and Kylie Murphy recognised with Soccer Writers' Personalty of the Year awards
# Prestige
# Prestige

Stephen Bradley and Kylie Murphy recognised with Soccer Writers' Personalty of the Year awards

21 hours ago 1,600 Views 1 Comment

The Shamrock Rovers manager won the long-running men’s award, while Murphy is the inaugural winner of the women’s award.

Italy boss says he would welcome promotion-relegation for Six Nations
# Wooden Spoon
# Wooden Spoon

Italy boss says he would welcome promotion-relegation for Six Nations

23 hours ago 9,371 Views 17 Comments

Kieran Crowley hopes the Italians can quell the relegation chat in the coming years.

Connor Ronan can play his way into Ireland reckoning, says St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin
# More To Come
# More To Come

Connor Ronan can play his way into Ireland reckoning, says St Mirren boss Jim Goodwin

23 hours ago 2,671 Views 0 Comments

Goodwin believes the on-loan midfielder can follow in Jamie McGrath’s footsteps.

Djokovic to play in Dubai after vaccine controversy - reports
# No-vax
# No-vax

Djokovic to play in Dubai after vaccine controversy - reports

23 hours ago 3,408 Views 1 Comment

The world number one’s deportation from Australia prevented a tilt at a record 21st Grand Slam title.

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