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Michael O’Neill sets his sights on guiding Northern Ireland to Euro 2024
# Familiar Face
# Familiar Face

Michael O’Neill sets his sights on guiding Northern Ireland to Euro 2024

Updated 19 minutes ago 774 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract which will run until Euro 2028.

Cooney on Soccer: The Air Conditioning World Cup
# Newsletter
# Newsletter

Cooney on Soccer: The Air Conditioning World Cup

Updated 46 minutes ago 3,871 Views 1 Comment

Our latest letter from Doha discusses one of the defining parts of the Qatar World Cup: Air Conditioning.

Damien Comer will be back from travelling for start of new season
# Overseas
# Overseas

Damien Comer will be back from travelling for start of new season

52 minutes ago 1,158 Views 0 Comments

Galway manager Pádraic Joyce says All-Star forward will be ‘back for the turkey’.

Lawn Tennis Association fined for its ban on Russian and Belarusian players
# Sanctioned
# Sanctioned

Lawn Tennis Association fined for its ban on Russian and Belarusian players

1 hour ago 657 Views 0 Comments

It is also understood that the LTA has been threatened with expulsion from the Tour if it repeats the suspension.

'They've made the right call' - Ballygunner boss on pre-Christmas choice of Croke Park
# Croker Calling
# Croker Calling

'They've made the right call' - Ballygunner boss on pre-Christmas choice of Croke Park

1 hour ago 2,118 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford champions take on Ballyhale Shamrocks on Sunday 18 December.

David Moran waiting on call over Kerry future as he skips Dubai trip for Munster final
# FOMO
# FOMO

David Moran waiting on call over Kerry future as he skips Dubai trip for Munster final

1 hour ago 2,789 Views 0 Comments

Moran is grateful to his team-mates for sending Kerins O’Rahillys into Saturday’s final against Newcastle West after his semi-final red card

Cameron McJannet named November player of the month after FAI Cup win
# Award
# Award

Cameron McJannet named November player of the month after FAI Cup win

2 hours ago 291 Views 0 Comments

The Derry City star’s two goals in the 4-0 win over Shelbourne ensured he took the accolade.

Exeter's Rob Baxter rules out England job, expresses surprise at timing of Eddie Jones’ exit
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Exeter's Rob Baxter rules out England job, expresses surprise at timing of Eddie Jones’ exit

3 hours ago 2,880 Views 3 Comments

Exeter have confirmed long-term deals for Baxter, head coach Ali Hepher, forwards coach Rob Hunter and skills coach Ricky Pellow.

Ranking the 8 remaining teams at the 2022 World Cup
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ranking the 8 remaining teams at the 2022 World Cup

Updated 3 hours ago 36,488 Views 18 Comments

Brazil and the other sides who are in contention to triumph.

'He’s gone and it’s the past': Ten Hag gives first interview since Ronaldo’s messy departure
# Moving On
# Moving On

'He’s gone and it’s the past': Ten Hag gives first interview since Ronaldo’s messy departure

3 hours ago 4,042 Views 4 Comments

The Dutchman insisted his focus was on the future as he looks to continue the rebuilding job at Old Trafford.

Belgium’s Eden Hazard retires from international football
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Belgium’s Eden Hazard retires from international football

4 hours ago 4,027 Views 4 Comments

Hazard won 126 caps for his country.

Cork GAA chief hits out at 'false rumours' that aimed to create player-board divide
# Report
# Report

Cork GAA chief hits out at 'false rumours' that aimed to create player-board divide

4 hours ago 3,333 Views 0 Comments

Chief executive Kevin O’Donovan has delivered his annual report.

EFL looks to on-pitch audio and dressing room footage to expand TV coverage
# EFL
# EFL

EFL looks to on-pitch audio and dressing room footage to expand TV coverage

5 hours ago 1,725 Views 1 Comment

The Championship is the third most attended division in Europe, behind only the Premier League and the Bundesliga.

Historic appointment as Patsy Reddy is named New Zealand Rugby chair
# All Blacks
# All Blacks

Historic appointment as Patsy Reddy is named New Zealand Rugby chair

7 hours ago 4,247 Views 0 Comments

The country’s former governor general is the first woman to hold the position in the 130-year history of the governing body.

'It would be great to see club rugby at the heart of what will happen'
# Decider
# Decider

'It would be great to see club rugby at the heart of what will happen'

8 hours ago 4,539 Views 0 Comments

Railway Union and Blackrock will meet in the Women’s AIL final on Friday.

Portugal's 21-year-old hero 'never dreamt' of hat-trick
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Portugal's 21-year-old hero 'never dreamt' of hat-trick

9 hours ago 4,266 Views 0 Comments

Goncalo Ramos was handed a surprise start ahead of five-times Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

Leinster set for Russell's 'full box of tricks' for Racing 92
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

Leinster set for Russell's 'full box of tricks' for Racing 92

9 hours ago 9,993 Views 4 Comments

Hugo Keenan is expecting a big challenge in the backfield this Saturday.

'A sea of red' - Toulouse expecting raucous atmosphere in Thomond Park
# Red Army
# Red Army

'A sea of red' - Toulouse expecting raucous atmosphere in Thomond Park

9 hours ago 5,764 Views 0 Comments

Pita Ahki says Munster will be out for revenge after last season’s shoot-out defeat.

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Portugal boss explains decision to drop Cristiano Ronaldo
# Controversial
# Controversial

Portugal boss explains decision to drop Cristiano Ronaldo

17 hours ago 16,332 Views 3 Comments

Fernando Santos insists the call to leave the former Man United star on the bench was ‘purely strategic’.

Michael O’Neill agrees deal to return as Northern Ireland manager
# Going Again
# Going Again

Michael O’Neill agrees deal to return as Northern Ireland manager

Updated 18 hours ago 6,743 Views 1 Comment

The 53-year-old guided his country to a first major tournament in 30 years when he led them to Euro 2016.

Ronaldo's replacement stars as Portugal seal World Cup last-8 spot in style
# Heir Apparent
# Heir Apparent

Ronaldo's replacement stars as Portugal seal World Cup last-8 spot in style

18 hours ago 38,313 Views 17 Comments

It was a memorable night for Goncalo Ramos against Switzerland.

'If it was up to me I would stay all my life' - Enrique
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

'If it was up to me I would stay all my life' - Enrique

19 hours ago 10,121 Views 4 Comments

The Spain boss fielded questions about his future in the aftermath of their shock World Cup loss.

Germany great resigns as sporting director
# Woe
# Woe

Germany great resigns as sporting director

19 hours ago 10,430 Views 0 Comments

Oliver Bierhoff has stepped aside two years early after his country crashed out in the group stage for the second consecutive World Cup.

Ex-Cameroon striker Eto’o sorry for fan 'altercation' but slams Algeria 'provocation'
# Doha
# Doha

Ex-Cameroon striker Eto’o sorry for fan 'altercation' but slams Algeria 'provocation'

19 hours ago 11,723 Views 4 Comments

A video widely shown on social media showed the four-time African player of the year breaking free from people seeking to restrain him.

Morocco players celebrate with Palestinian flag after Spain upset
# Joy
# Joy

Morocco players celebrate with Palestinian flag after Spain upset

20 hours ago 11,836 Views 4 Comments

Fifa regulations prohibit the display of banners, flags and fliers that are deemed to be ‘political, offensive and/or discriminatory nature.’

Kylian Mbappe misses France training ahead of England clash
# Main Man
# Main Man

Kylian Mbappe misses France training ahead of England clash

20 hours ago 8,822 Views 5 Comments

The Paris St German star has scored five times in Qatar.

Kilkenny duo step away for 2023 season as Cats suffer further losses
# Blow
# Blow

Kilkenny duo step away for 2023 season as Cats suffer further losses

21 hours ago 21,452 Views 3 Comments

It was revealed last week that key midfielder Conor Browne will also be unavailable next year.

Cristiano Ronaldo dropped for Portugal's last-16 clash
# Omission
# Omission

Cristiano Ronaldo dropped for Portugal's last-16 clash

21 hours ago 9,625 Views 6 Comments

The former Manchester United forward has cast a shadow over Fernando Santos’ side during their time in Qatar.

Ronan O'Gara commits future to La Rochelle after England link
# Boost
# Boost

Ronan O'Gara commits future to La Rochelle after England link

21 hours ago 17,481 Views 6 Comments

The Irish coach has extended his contract until 2027.

Magnificent Morocco shock toothless Spain in penalty shoot-out
# ON THE SPOT
# ON THE SPOT

Magnificent Morocco shock toothless Spain in penalty shoot-out

21 hours ago 23,332 Views 29 Comments

Morocco won 3-0 on spot kicks after a tense, goalless 120 minutes.

Five nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Five nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year

21 hours ago 8,433 Views 4 Comments

Rhasidat Adeleke, James Culhane, Eve McMahon, Isreal Olatunde and Lisa O’Rourke are in the running for the award.

All-Ireland semi-final meeting of Ballyhale and Ballygunner to clash with World Cup final
# What To Watch
# What To Watch

All-Ireland semi-final meeting of Ballyhale and Ballygunner to clash with World Cup final

22 hours ago 7,079 Views 5 Comments

Croke Park will host a double-header on 18 December, with St Thomas’ and Dunloy going head-to-head first.

Brazil hit back at 'irrelevant' Roy Keane after his criticisms last night
# Don't Feel Like Dancing
# Don't Feel Like Dancing

Brazil hit back at 'irrelevant' Roy Keane after his criticisms last night

22 hours ago 15,516 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland and Manchester United captain was unimpressed with the players’ goal celebrations.

Kinsella on rugby: Leinster the favourites as Champions Cup enters new era
# European Adventure
# European Adventure

Kinsella on rugby: Leinster the favourites as Champions Cup enters new era

23 hours ago 7,126 Views 5 Comments

Province should have won another European trophy since 2018 and will be determined to put it right.

Trainer Ronan McNally ‘deeply disappointed’ by IHRB findings
# Charges
# Charges

Trainer Ronan McNally ‘deeply disappointed’ by IHRB findings

Tue 3:40 PM 3,857 Views 2 Comments

McNally will face a sanctions hearing in due course, but expressed his dismay at the findings and will “almost certainly” appeal.

Waterford and Ballygunner’s new star Fitzgerald hailed as 'Dessie Hutchinson 2.0’
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

Waterford and Ballygunner’s new star Fitzgerald hailed as 'Dessie Hutchinson 2.0’

Tue 3:20 PM 4,386 Views 0 Comments

The teenager scored 1-4 in Munster final win over Ballyea.

Rory McIlroy confirmed for 2023 Irish Open
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

Rory McIlroy confirmed for 2023 Irish Open

Updated Tue 3:04 PM 10,354 Views 12 Comments

The world number one will return to the K Club where he secured his first professional victory on Irish soil in 2016.

Munster boosted by return of Murray and Haley but Zebo set for spell on sidelines
# Back At It
# Back At It

Munster boosted by return of Murray and Haley but Zebo set for spell on sidelines

Tue 2:58 PM 6,283 Views 8 Comments

The province welcome French giants Toulouse to Thomond Park on Sunday.

Connacht to rest Irish internationals during European pool games
# Challenge Cup
# Challenge Cup

Connacht to rest Irish internationals during European pool games

Tue 2:31 PM 7,140 Views 5 Comments

The province kick-off their Challenge Cup campaign against Newcastle Falcons on Saturday.

Former Athlone Town player named caretaker manager of Charlton Athletic
# At The Helm
# At The Helm

Former Athlone Town player named caretaker manager of Charlton Athletic

Tue 1:43 PM 4,585 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Hayes comes in to take charge after Ben Garner was sacked.

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