# women's champions league
McCabe and Arsenal suffer battling defeat to Bayern in quarter-final first leg
The Gunners will fancy their chances of overturning the 1-0 deficit in next week’s home return.
# lock
James Ryan has taken his game to a completely new level with Ireland
Still only 26, the Ireland second row is well on track to be a centurion.
# Analysis
Kinsella on Rugby: How Ireland clinched the Grand Slam while playing below their standard
Players will know that the game against England never should have been as fraught as it became in the third quarter.
# Womens Six Nations
'There’s definitely huge potential, you just want them to go and fulfil that'
Niamh Briggs and Maeve Óg O’Leary look ahead to a new Six Nations campaign.
# Setback
Arsenal suffer injury blow as Takehiro Tomiyasu is ruled out for the season
The defender picked up a knee injury against Sporting Lisbon last week.
Munster expecting a bounce from returning internationals
The province resume their URC campaign at Thomond Park on Saturday against Glasgow Warriors.
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# Teamsheets
Senior forwards to start for Waterford and Limerick in Munster U20 hurling opener
Throw-in at the Fraher Field in Dungarvan tomorrow night is 7pm.
# Tommy Bowe
Andy Farrell backed for Lions job after leading Ireland to the Grand Slam
Farrell served as Lions defence coach in 2013 and 2017.
# Not good enough
'Not good enough' - Cavan Ladies hit out at county board over player treatment
The issues relate to expenses, gear and player welfare.
# Injury Crisis
'Why are so many people getting injured? It seems to be out of control with GAA players'
Offaly chairman Michael Duignan says the amount of cruciate injuries needs to be looked at ‘on a national scale’.
# On the Move
Donegal captain becomes latest Irish recruit to join AFLW for 2023 season
Niamh McLaughlin has penned a deal with Gold Coast Suns.
# earned his spurs
Matt Doherty defends Antonio Conte over post-game rant at players
Doherty has also spoken about his experiences under Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid.
# evan almighty
Evan Ferguson to earn first Irish start against Latvia
The teenager will make his full senior debut at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.
# like a fine wine
41-year-old Ibrahimovic set to make history, aims to play at Euros next year
The veteran striker will likely break Italian goalkeeper Dino Zoff’s age record in a Euro qualifier of 40 years and 90 days, set in 1983.
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# Update
Connacht hopeful of Bealham return before end of season
Meanwhile, Jack Carty and Denis Buckley are set to miss the Edinburgh tie.
Referees confirmed for Champions Cup round-of-16 clashes
The matchups include Leinster v Ulster and Cell C Sharks v Munster Rugby.
# Exit
'I am an honest player' - Hojbjerg calls on Conte to 'elaborate' after Spurs rant
Tottenham appear set to sack their head coach following his furious outburst after Saturday’s 3-3 draw at Southampton.
# Development
Qataris to make second bid for Manchester United
Meetings held last week were described as positive and constructive by sources close to Sheikh Jassim.
# The Possibilities
The future of rugby bursting with potential after Ireland U20's back-to-back Grand Slam glory
Richie Murphy’s side is packed with talent that could make the breakthrough with the Ireland senior team.
# Long Time Coming
'I usually just send the family group a text: ‘By the way, fighting 20 May... Chantelle Cameron’'
Katie Taylor says she has to pinch herself now that her homecoming bout is actually happening.
# Leader
Mbappe named new France captain ahead of Euro qualifier with Ireland
Lloris had been skipper for more than a decade.
# PGA Tour
McIlroy, Lowry and Power discover groups for World Match Play in Texas
The action begins tomorrow.
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# Boxing
'It takes the absolute piss' - Eddie Hearn on Croke Park costs for Taylor fight
The promoter defended Matchroom’s approach ahead of Taylor’s fight at the 3Arena on 20 May.
# Premier League
Hodgson returns as Crystal Palace boss, Dubliner McCarthy stays as assistant
The 75-year-old former England boss replaces the sacked Patrick Vieira.
# Conundrum
‘One year, I played 7 games for Ireland and 3 for Sunderland… That was new to me’
Keiren Westwood on Irish memories, future plans, and the challenges of balancing club with international form.
# Taking Charge
New Zealand name Scott Robertson as All Blacks coach from 2024
Robertson will replace Ian Foster.
# pushing on
'We want to be World Cup champions' - The Tipp GAA player dreaming big in rugby
Brian Gleeson is already looking to the next target after his man-of-the-match display for the Ireland U20s.
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# back from a bad back
'I’d love a foot race, see how quick I am' - Returning Omobamidele eager for Mbappe test
Andrew Omobamidele has recovered from a lengthy lay-off, and is hoping he gets the chance to face off against France next Monday.
# Contract
Ireland lock Henderson has big decision to make after offer from Japan
The 31-year-old also has a contract extension offer to stay at home.
# Sigerson Cup
Champions UCC lead the way in GAA third-level football team of the year
Sigerson Cup winners UCC have six representatives, while there’s five from runners-up UL.
# Punishment
Aleksandar Mitrovic, Marco Silva and Fulham charged after FA Cup meltdown
The FA said the standard three-match ban for violent conduct would be ‘clearly insufficient’ for striker Mitrovic.
# Horse Racing
Donn McClean: Reflections from an extraordinary week at Cheltenham
Emotion, firsts, lasts – looking back on the 2023 Cheltenham Festival.
# reflections
Best moment? Ireland's star? World Cup hopes? Our writers review 2023 Six Nations
The curtain came down on the tournament on Saturday night.
# Opinion
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Latvia?
Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make amid a crucial international window.
# misfortune
Ireland's rivals France and Netherlands suffer blows ahead of clash
Frenkie de Jong and Steven Bergwijn are among the players ruled out, while Mike Maignan has been confirmed as Les Bleus’ new number one
# Dates For Diary
Five GAA games live on TV next weekend as hurling league semi-final fixtures confirmed
Limerick face Tipperary on Saturday night in the Gaelic Grounds, while Kilkenny host Cork on Sunday afternoon in Nowlan Park.
# Treatment Table
Sexton set for scan on groin injury picked up in Six Nations game
The out-half limped off towards the end of Saturday’s game.
# rugby weekly extra
'There’s work to be done on growing the game where it’s really not on the radar at all'
This is an opportune time to get more people involved in rugby, RWE pundits say.
# Additions
Is there room for a home-based bolter in Vera Pauw's World Cup squad?
Shamrock Rovers youngster Jaime Thompson impressed at Tolka Park on Saturday.
# Update
Bangladesh-Ireland ODI washed out after record innings
Mushfiqur Rahim’s century was the fastest ODI ton by a Bangladeshi batsman.