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Ex-Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Willian leaves Corinthians following death threats
# Departure
# Departure

Ex-Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Willian leaves Corinthians following death threats

11 minutes ago 548 Views 0 Comments

It was only a year ago that the 34-year-old only rejoined the club where he made his professional debut in 2006.

Afghanistan fight back in Ireland T20 series
# Resilience
# Resilience

Afghanistan fight back in Ireland T20 series

20 minutes ago 153 Views 0 Comments

The series continues at Stormont on Monday.

7-time winner Lionel Messi misses out on 30-strong list for Ballon d'Or
# Snub
# Snub

7-time winner Lionel Messi misses out on 30-strong list for Ballon d'Or

40 minutes ago 1,416 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Manchester United’s Ronaldo is nominated again this year.

Dundee United boss apologises after 7-0 rout in Europe
# Contrition
# Contrition

Dundee United boss apologises after 7-0 rout in Europe

49 minutes ago 1,324 Views 0 Comments

Jack Ross was critical of his side after their defeat to AZ Alkmaar.

Jermain Defoe returns to Tottenham in new role
# Familiar Face
# Familiar Face

Jermain Defoe returns to Tottenham in new role

58 minutes ago 1,249 Views 1 Comment

The former striker scored 143 goals for Spurs.

Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings
# Quick Fix
# Quick Fix

Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings

1 hour ago 10,403 Views 8 Comments

The cash-strapped Catalan club have sold part of their media production unit.

St Pat's confirm two players racially abused amid CSKA loss
# Statement
# Statement

St Pat's confirm two players racially abused amid CSKA loss

1 hour ago 1,508 Views 2 Comments

The incidents have been reported by the club to Uefa, the Football Association of Ireland and Sport Against Racism Ireland.

McSharry third fastest and safely through to breaststroke final in Rome
# Swimming
# Swimming

McSharry third fastest and safely through to breaststroke final in Rome

Updated 3 hours ago 1,729 Views 0 Comments

The European Aquatics Championships are continuing.

Sligo Rovers' Leipzig loanee Hartmann ruled out for rest of season due to registration issue
# Admin Error
# Admin Error

Sligo Rovers' Leipzig loanee Hartmann ruled out for rest of season due to registration issue

3 hours ago 2,812 Views 1 Comment

The 21-year-old winger is on loan until next July and will remain with the Bit O’ Red until he becomes available to play from next January.

RTÉ to broadcast both legs of Shamrock Rovers' Europa League play-off
# On The Box
# On The Box

RTÉ to broadcast both legs of Shamrock Rovers' Europa League play-off

3 hours ago 2,101 Views 2 Comments

Next Thursday evening’s away leg and the following week’s home leg will both be shown on RTÉ 2 and the RTÉ Player.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Down To Quizness
# Let's Get Down To Quizness

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

4 hours ago 13,916 Views 7 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports news this week?

FAI recommend water breaks for all fixtures this weekend
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot
# Feeling Hot Hot Hot

FAI recommend water breaks for all fixtures this weekend

4 hours ago 804 Views 0 Comments

A Status Yellow High Temperature warning is in place for the country.

TG4 to broadcast Ireland's Test matches against Japan on historic summer tour
# On The Box
# On The Box

TG4 to broadcast Ireland's Test matches against Japan on historic summer tour

4 hours ago 2,478 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side will be in action on 20 and 27 August.

What do you think of Manchester United's new green third kit?
# New Threads
# New Threads

What do you think of Manchester United's new green third kit?

4 hours ago 8,216 Views 12 Comments

Erik ten Hag’s side will wear it against Brentford tomorrow.

Chelsea boss Tuchel has ‘close bond’ with reported target Aubameyang
# Auba
# Auba

Chelsea boss Tuchel has ‘close bond’ with reported target Aubameyang

5 hours ago 2,772 Views 0 Comments

Tuchel worked with the striker at Borussia Dortmund.

'I don’t want to lose him' - Ten Hag plans to keep Rashford amid PSG links
# NOT FOR SALE
# NOT FOR SALE

'I don’t want to lose him' - Ten Hag plans to keep Rashford amid PSG links

5 hours ago 2,787 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Man United boss would not be drawn on whether Cristiano Ronaldo will start against Brentford tomorrow evening.

Former Derry footballer agrees new AFL deal with Greater Western Sydney Giants
# Pen To Paper
# Pen To Paper

Former Derry footballer agrees new AFL deal with Greater Western Sydney Giants

6 hours ago 3,524 Views 0 Comments

Limavady Callum Brown has earned a one-year extension, having made the move to Australia at the age of 18.

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport

6 hours ago 17,026 Views 8 Comments

The European Championships get underway while there’s a host of soccer and rugby action.

Leona Maguire tied for second place at Galgorm Castle
# In The Hunt
# In The Hunt

Leona Maguire tied for second place at Galgorm Castle

7 hours ago 1,918 Views 1 Comment

The Cavan golfer is on eight-under par, three shots off the lead, heading into the weekend.

Tyson Fury's latest retirement U-Turn sees him wish the sport 'bon voyage'
# Decision
# Decision

Tyson Fury's latest retirement U-Turn sees him wish the sport 'bon voyage'

7 hours ago 6,450 Views 6 Comments

The WBC world heavyweight champion was expected to fight the winner of Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch with Anthony Joshua that takes place on Saturday week

Heartbreak for Dubliner Jake Carroll as knee injury rules him out for rest of Motherwell's season
# Long Road
# Long Road

Heartbreak for Dubliner Jake Carroll as knee injury rules him out for rest of Motherwell's season

8 hours ago 3,161 Views 3 Comments

“He is going to be a big loss for us and I am absolutely gutted for the boy,” manager Steven Hammell said.

Jurgen Klopp adamant Liverpool won't panic buy to replace injured Thiago
# Patience
# Patience

Jurgen Klopp adamant Liverpool won't panic buy to replace injured Thiago

8 hours ago 4,527 Views 5 Comments

“The transfer market only makes sense if you can bring in the right player, not a player,” the Anfield boss said.

Waterford return - Davy Fitzgerald begins the next chapter in his colourful career
# Comment
# Comment

Waterford return - Davy Fitzgerald begins the next chapter in his colourful career

9 hours ago 16,747 Views 20 Comments

2023 will mark 15th season as a senior inter-county manager.

Davy's Waterford comeback: 'I started my inter-county career down there and we didn’t do too bad'
# Hotseat
# Hotseat

Davy's Waterford comeback: 'I started my inter-county career down there and we didn’t do too bad'

9 hours ago 5,324 Views 5 Comments

The Clare native is taking charge of Waterford for the second time.

Ireland’s first BMX Freestyle representative qualifies for the European Championship final
# Cycling
# Cycling

Ireland’s first BMX Freestyle representative qualifies for the European Championship final

10 hours ago 1,880 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Henderson is through to tomorrow’s final.

Three Irish rowing wins seal final places, while illness forces withdrawals
# Munich
# Munich

Three Irish rowing wins seal final places, while illness forces withdrawals

10 hours ago 3,012 Views 0 Comments

Sanita Puspure and Zoe Hyde had to withdraw from their Women’s Double Sculls event this morning

Provocative player celebration sparked fracas following Pat’s European clash in Tallaght
# Trouble
# Trouble

Provocative player celebration sparked fracas following Pat’s European clash in Tallaght

Updated 12 hours ago 42,548 Views 14 Comments

Adam O’Reilly and Bradley De Nooijer were sent off after the final whistle amid a frustrating night for the Saints.

Lowry leads Irish challenge in FedEx Cup play-offs
# Golf
# Golf

Lowry leads Irish challenge in FedEx Cup play-offs

12 hours ago 5,348 Views 2 Comments

Shane Lowry is six shots off the leader, Kim Si-Woo.

Ex-England player and rising star out, US-based youngster in for Ireland's tour to Japan
# Squad News
# Squad News

Ex-England player and rising star out, US-based youngster in for Ireland's tour to Japan

14 hours ago 6,431 Views 2 Comments

Greg McWilliams: ‘I truly believe in this squad and the direction that they’re going in.’

St Pat's boss hits out at officiating - 'That's a huge decision’
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

St Pat's boss hits out at officiating - 'That's a huge decision’

19 hours ago 6,104 Views 4 Comments

Tim Clancy disagreed with a number of the decisions by Romanian referee Horatiu Fesnic and his assistants.

Yesterday's News

O'Connor deputises for Cooper as Wallabies and Pumas make four changes apiece
# Rugby Championship
# Rugby Championship

O'Connor deputises for Cooper as Wallabies and Pumas make four changes apiece

21 hours ago 7,227 Views 1 Comment

Australia and Argentina meet again in San Juan on Saturday.

NBA to honour legendary Bill Russell by retiring no.6 jersey across the league
# One Of A Kind
# One Of A Kind

NBA to honour legendary Bill Russell by retiring no.6 jersey across the league

21 hours ago 4,963 Views 0 Comments

The 11-time NBA champion and civil rights activist died last month aged 88 and will be the first player to receive such an honour from the league.

Fifa officially moves World Cup forward by a day for Qatar
# Schedule
# Schedule

Fifa officially moves World Cup forward by a day for Qatar

22 hours ago 4,556 Views 3 Comments

The change allows the Qataris to play in the tournament’s opening fixture.

Ireland take 2-0 series lead over Afghanistan
# T20
# T20

Ireland take 2-0 series lead over Afghanistan

22 hours ago 1,974 Views 1 Comment

George Dockrell’s 25 not out saw the hosts home for a five-wicket win.

More boxing upheaval as IABA chairman and CEO announce their resignations
# Boxing
# Boxing

More boxing upheaval as IABA chairman and CEO announce their resignations

22 hours ago 24,221 Views 17 Comments

Fergal Carruth and Ciaran Kirwan’s decision ‘follows the rejection by delegates of the proposals on good corporate governance at the IABA’s EGM in Roscommon on 10 July.’

Sligo Rovers restore pride but brilliant European journey reaches end against Viking
# Saga
# Saga

Sligo Rovers restore pride but brilliant European journey reaches end against Viking

23 hours ago 9,345 Views 1 Comment

The Norwegians progressed 5-2 on aggregate despite tonight’s 1-0 defeat at The Showgrounds.

Heartbreak for St Pat's as late penalty sees them dumped out of Europe
# Report
# Report

Heartbreak for St Pat's as late penalty sees them dumped out of Europe

23 hours ago 26,589 Views 34 Comments

Ivan Turitsov’s spot kick sealed CSKA’s win after Harry Brockbank was penalised for a handball.

Leona Maguire star of the show on day one in Antrim and sparkles with finish
# Golf
# Golf

Leona Maguire star of the show on day one in Antrim and sparkles with finish

Thu 8:47 PM 5,565 Views 0 Comments

Maguire carded a five-under 68 at Galgorm Castle and sits tied for second place.

Liam Kearns selected as new Offaly senior football boss
# At The Helm
# At The Helm

Liam Kearns selected as new Offaly senior football boss

Thu 8:36 PM 8,951 Views 1 Comment

He takes over from John Maughan.

Davy Fitzgerald confirmed as the new Waterford senior hurling manager
# Deise Davy
# Deise Davy

Davy Fitzgerald confirmed as the new Waterford senior hurling manager

Thu 8:34 PM 42,763 Views 43 Comments

Fitzgerald is back in a role he previously filled between 2008 and 2011.

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