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'I feel lucky to be alive' - Irish national cycling champion hit by car while training
# Feeling Fortunate
# Feeling Fortunate

'I feel lucky to be alive' - Irish national cycling champion hit by car while training

1 minute ago 177 Views 0 Comments

Imogen Cotter was out riding her bike in Spain when she was struck by a car that was overtaking another cyclist on the other side of the road.

Willie Mullins' Arkle favourite Ferny Hollow ruled out of Cheltenham festival
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Willie Mullins' Arkle favourite Ferny Hollow ruled out of Cheltenham festival

53 minutes ago 536 Views 0 Comments

The gelding has a sore suspensory and connections have decided not to run him again this season.

'I wish I was about 10 years of age right now coming into what is going to happen in the sport'
# Winner
# Winner

'I wish I was about 10 years of age right now coming into what is going to happen in the sport'

Updated 1 hour ago 9,610 Views 1 Comment

Kylie Murphy talks the development of the women’s game in Ireland, and where it has come from.

Liverpool reject initial approaches from Monaco and Leeds for forward Minamino
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Liverpool reject initial approaches from Monaco and Leeds for forward Minamino

1 hour ago 2,491 Views 1 Comment

The Japan international has made 18 appearances this season but only six of those have been starts.

Two-time Super Bowl champion and NFL great Ben Roethlisberger retires after 18 seasons
# Goodbye And Good Luck
# Goodbye And Good Luck

Two-time Super Bowl champion and NFL great Ben Roethlisberger retires after 18 seasons

2 hours ago 1,978 Views 1 Comment

The 39-year-old quarterback spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

'A dream' - Republic of Ireland defender Diane Caldwell joins Man United
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

'A dream' - Republic of Ireland defender Diane Caldwell joins Man United

2 hours ago 1,674 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner will be with the club for the rest of the season after her departure from North Carolina Courage last month.

Tipperary's Billy Seymour scores 0-11 to keep TUS Midwest’s Fitzgibbon hopes alive
# Response
# Response

Tipperary's Billy Seymour scores 0-11 to keep TUS Midwest’s Fitzgibbon hopes alive

3 hours ago 4,233 Views 0 Comments

They bounced back from a 30-point loss to UL last week with an eight-point win over TU Dublin.

Echoes of Numbersixvalverde for Brassil with Longhouse Poet
# Poetry In Motion
# Poetry In Motion

Echoes of Numbersixvalverde for Brassil with Longhouse Poet

3 hours ago 1,222 Views 0 Comments

Aintree could be on the radar for Thyestes Chase winner.

Man United winger Diallo joins Rangers on loan
# In Need Of Games
# In Need Of Games

Man United winger Diallo joins Rangers on loan

Updated 3 hours ago 4,659 Views 0 Comments

The highly-rated 19-year-old arrived for big money from Atalanta last January.

Gilroy, McGrath, Rea and Jones sign one-year extensions with Ulster
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Gilroy, McGrath, Rea and Jones sign one-year extensions with Ulster

3 hours ago 1,866 Views 1 Comment

‘Jack and Craig bring extensive experience, while Marcus and Greg have really grown into their roles within the club,’ said head coach Dan McFarland.

'The board put it on me saying, 'You're the one to do the job, you're after saying what needs to change'
# The Boss
# The Boss

'The board put it on me saying, 'You're the one to do the job, you're after saying what needs to change'

4 hours ago 2,672 Views 2 Comments

Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley is now the longest-serving Shamrock Rovers manager in more than half a century.

It's on: Katie Taylor to meet Amanda Serrano in landmark Madison Square Garden headliner
# The Big One
# The Big One

It's on: Katie Taylor to meet Amanda Serrano in landmark Madison Square Garden headliner

4 hours ago 20,529 Views 24 Comments

The biggest fight in the history of women’s boxing between the Irish icon and the Puerto Rican great will finally take place on 30 April in New York.

Hodnett extends Munster deal as Goggin and French sign new contracts
# Retention
# Retention

Hodnett extends Munster deal as Goggin and French sign new contracts

4 hours ago 5,224 Views 3 Comments

The Rosscarbery man has signed on until the summer of 2024.

Hansen sets early pace at Dubai Desert Classic, Harrington the best of the Irish
# Clubhouse Leader
# Clubhouse Leader

Hansen sets early pace at Dubai Desert Classic, Harrington the best of the Irish

5 hours ago 1,555 Views 0 Comments

Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy and Jonathan Caldwell all shot a one-under-par 71 at Emirates Golf Club.

DCU to face Ulster University as Sigerson Cup quarter-final draw is made
# Last Eight
# Last Eight

DCU to face Ulster University as Sigerson Cup quarter-final draw is made

5 hours ago 3,989 Views 0 Comments

The ties will take place on 1 and 2 February.

Exeter Chiefs to abandon Native American theme as rebrand honours Celtic tribe
# Offensive
# Offensive

Exeter Chiefs to abandon Native American theme as rebrand honours Celtic tribe

7 hours ago 22,626 Views 51 Comments

The new identity, including a change to their logo, will take effect from July.

Ulster make 6 changes with Ireland internationals away in Portugal camp
# Team News
# Team News

Ulster make 6 changes with Ireland internationals away in Portugal camp

9 hours ago 6,148 Views 5 Comments

The Scarlets visit Kingspan Stadium in Belfast tomorrow night.

FA and PFA agree contract change that guarantees maternity cover in women’s game
# Step Forward
# Step Forward

FA and PFA agree contract change that guarantees maternity cover in women’s game

9 hours ago 972 Views 0 Comments

The recently-reached agreement will mean cover for players at the 24 clubs across the Women’s Super League and Championship.

Mayo star Jason Doherty returns to their county side after two-and-a-half years of injury hell
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Mayo star Jason Doherty returns to their county side after two-and-a-half years of injury hell

9 hours ago 11,686 Views 1 Comment

Doherty made his last appearance for Mayo against Donegal in August 2019.

'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'

9 hours ago 6,467 Views 3 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?

9 hours ago 1,953 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

9 hours ago 1,607 Views 1 Comment

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

10 hours ago 2,991 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

10 hours ago 4,314 Views 4 Comments

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

10 hours ago 1,537 Views 2 Comments

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

10 hours ago 3,148 Views 1 Comment

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

11 hours ago 2,333 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

12 hours ago 11,342 Views 23 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

12 hours ago 1,061 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

12 hours ago 8,548 Views 5 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

13 hours ago 1,723 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

13 hours ago 6,316 Views 3 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

14 hours ago 9,198 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'

14 hours ago 3,536 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 22 hours ago 7,285 Views 4 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

23 hours ago 5,223 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

23 hours ago 7,989 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

23 hours ago 9,463 Views 3 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

23 hours ago 6,801 Views 1 Comment

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

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