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Today’s News

Fans have fears over paywall as Six Nations enters broadcast discussions

Fans have fears over paywall as Six Nations enters broadcast discussions

4 hours ago 872 Views 2 Comments

CEO Ben Morel insists there must be ‘balance’ between commercial gain and exposure.

Yesterday’s News

Experienced Galway boss - who steered U21s to All-Ireland final - takes charge of Tribe ladies
# Ratified
# Ratified

Experienced Galway boss - who steered U21s to All-Ireland final - takes charge of Tribe ladies

5 hours ago 1,064 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Fahy succeeds Tim Rabbitt in the role, having been involved in his backroom team in 2020.

Ten-man Atalanta see off Lazio in Coppa thriller as Juve cruise past SPAL
# Calcio
# Calcio

Ten-man Atalanta see off Lazio in Coppa thriller as Juve cruise past SPAL

6 hours ago 728 Views 0 Comments

Andrea Pirlo’s side will face Inter in the two-legged semis.

Under-fire Celtic and runaway leaders Rangers both win on busy night for Irish in Scotland
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

Under-fire Celtic and runaway leaders Rangers both win on busy night for Irish in Scotland

6 hours ago 1,734 Views 2 Comments

St Mirren’s Irish contingent impressed again, while Cork youngster Jaze Kabia scored his first Livingston goal.

Messi scores as Barca advance but Copa night belongs to this incredible Sevilla team goal
# Puskas Nominee Surely
# Puskas Nominee Surely

Messi scores as Barca advance but Copa night belongs to this incredible Sevilla team goal

6 hours ago 2,536 Views 2 Comments

Luuk de Jong supplied the finishing touch to a crazy Sevilla move, while Barca came from behind to see off Rayo Vallecano.

James Rodriguez scores stunner for Everton but Pickford's error gifts Leicester a point
# Honours Even
# Honours Even

James Rodriguez scores stunner for Everton but Pickford's error gifts Leicester a point

6 hours ago 2,682 Views 5 Comments

Youri Tielemans rescued the draw for Leicester.

Hourihane grabs Swansea equaliser on league debut while McCarthy's reign opens with draw
# Championship Matters
# Championship Matters

Hourihane grabs Swansea equaliser on league debut while McCarthy's reign opens with draw

7 hours ago 2,872 Views 0 Comments

A great start to life at Swansea for Conor Hourihane.

Basement Blades shock lacklustre Man United at Old Trafford
# Major Upset
# Major Upset

Basement Blades shock lacklustre Man United at Old Trafford

7 hours ago 29,554 Views 126 Comments

Sheffield United’s shock victory keeps the hosts second, a point behind neighbours Man City.

Brighton’s winless home run goes on after scoreless draw with Fulham
# Point Apiece
# Point Apiece

Brighton’s winless home run goes on after scoreless draw with Fulham

7 hours ago 1,334 Views 2 Comments

Lewis Dunk made a late clearance off the line to deny Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Wood caps vintage Clarets comeback against Aston Villa
# Seesaw Battle
# Seesaw Battle

Wood caps vintage Clarets comeback against Aston Villa

9 hours ago 3,878 Views 0 Comments

Villa led twice but were stunned by a lucky late goal from Dwight McNeil and Chris Wood’s crucial header.

'It’s not about 'whether' the Games take place, it’s about 'how'' - full steam ahead for Olympics
# IOC
# IOC

'It’s not about 'whether' the Games take place, it’s about 'how'' - full steam ahead for Olympics

9 hours ago 946 Views 1 Comment

‘We are working day and night to organise a safe Olympic Games in Tokyo.’

Tuchel’s Chelsea reign starts with frustrating Wolves stalemate
# Blue Beginning
# Blue Beginning

Tuchel’s Chelsea reign starts with frustrating Wolves stalemate

9 hours ago 5,126 Views 7 Comments

The hosts laboured to a galling goalless draw in which they struggled to break down a stubborn Wolves defence.

'I feel I can probably pass on some knowledge from where I went wrong'
# Sheppard's Bye
# Sheppard's Bye

'I feel I can probably pass on some knowledge from where I went wrong'

9 hours ago 16,408 Views 0 Comments

His playing career is now over, but Karl Sheppard isn’t finished with football just yet.

Pogba to discuss future with Man United and ‘see what’s going on’
# Enjoying Himself
# Enjoying Himself

Pogba to discuss future with Man United and ‘see what’s going on’

10 hours ago 5,180 Views 8 Comments

‘For now, my objective, my goal is to win something,’ said the French midfielder. ‘That is all I’m thinking about.’

'Hopefully they'll be all sorted out over the next week or two' - Contract talks rumble on for Ireland players
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

'Hopefully they'll be all sorted out over the next week or two' - Contract talks rumble on for Ireland players

10 hours ago 4,485 Views 0 Comments

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton is just one of a number of players out of contract at the end of the season.

Celtic confirm Bundesliga switch for Dutch full-back Jeremie Frimpong
# Transfer
# Transfer

Celtic confirm Bundesliga switch for Dutch full-back Jeremie Frimpong

10 hours ago 4,532 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old has joined Bayer Leverkusen, who are currently third in the German top flight.

Harrington going 'full steam ahead' for Ryder Cup amid ongoing uncertainty
# Dancing In September
# Dancing In September

Harrington going 'full steam ahead' for Ryder Cup amid ongoing uncertainty

11 hours ago 1,599 Views 0 Comments

‘I don’t believe there is wiggle room for pushing this back,’ said Europe’s captain today.

Uefa remain committed to 12-city Euro 2020 plan and hope to have fans
# Rocky Road To Dublin
# Rocky Road To Dublin

Uefa remain committed to 12-city Euro 2020 plan and hope to have fans

11 hours ago 1,717 Views 5 Comments

Despite the pandemic, multiple hosts are still to be used for the delayed Euros.

Olympic chief calls for 'patience and understanding' on Tokyo Games decision
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Olympic chief calls for 'patience and understanding' on Tokyo Games decision

11 hours ago 1,030 Views 0 Comments

The emergence of new strains has sparked debate on whether the Games should take place.

The FAI has settled a €368k bill with An Garda Síochána for policing major football matches
# Clean Slate
From TheJournal.ie
# Clean Slate

The FAI has settled a €368k bill with An Garda Síochána for policing major football matches

11 hours ago 17,727 Views 9 Comments

The FAI’s ability to repay the monies owed follows a €55 million government package which saved the organisation last year.

'We all agree that if it can, it should go ahead this year' - Six Nations captains don't want Lions delay
# Lions
# Lions

'We all agree that if it can, it should go ahead this year' - Six Nations captains don't want Lions delay

11 hours ago 2,530 Views 0 Comments

There is still major uncertainty surrounding this summer’s planned British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa.

10 days out from Six Nations, organisers still await final decision from France
# Green Light
# Green Light

10 days out from Six Nations, organisers still await final decision from France

12 hours ago 12,805 Views 4 Comments

French authorities have expressed concerns over the ‘UK strain’ of Covid-19.

Ulster sign prodigiously-talented Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa
# Baller
# Baller

Ulster sign prodigiously-talented Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa

12 hours ago 10,916 Views 25 Comments

Meanwhile, Ian Madigan and Rob Herring have signed up to two-year extensions.

'There was an energy about her... then she'd sing and lift the roof off Thomond Park'
# SUAF
# SUAF

'There was an energy about her... then she'd sing and lift the roof off Thomond Park'

13 hours ago 6,238 Views 3 Comments

Soprano Cara O’Sullivan is fondly remembered in rugby circles.

Alun Wyn Jones set to be fit for Wales’ Six Nations opener against Ireland
# Keeping Up With Jones
# Keeping Up With Jones

Alun Wyn Jones set to be fit for Wales’ Six Nations opener against Ireland

14 hours ago 1,806 Views 0 Comments

The Wales captain has not played since December.

Jose Mourinho expects Dele Alli to stay at Tottenham
# Dele Dallying
# Dele Dallying

Jose Mourinho expects Dele Alli to stay at Tottenham

14 hours ago 2,108 Views 0 Comments

Alli has been heavily linked with a move to Paris St Germain.

Women's Six Nations could stay in standalone spring window in the future
# Plans
# Plans

Women's Six Nations could stay in standalone spring window in the future

14 hours ago 1,441 Views 1 Comment

CEO Ben Morel says a specific window could ‘enhance and give appropriate visibility’ to the championship.

Irish players facing 'stress and strain' as difficult contract talks continue
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Irish players facing 'stress and strain' as difficult contract talks continue

Updated 14 hours ago 20,527 Views 24 Comments

Munster lock Billy Holland highlights how difficult a time this is for rugby players.

European clubs chief Agnelli warns of losses up to €8.5 billion due to pandemic
# Financial Trouble
# Financial Trouble

European clubs chief Agnelli warns of losses up to €8.5 billion due to pandemic

14 hours ago 1,920 Views 1 Comment

The biggest clubs in football face enormous losses because of Covid-19, says the head of the powerful European Clubs Association.

Allaho sparkles in Grade Two double for Mullins and Townend
# Hail Allaho
# Hail Allaho

Allaho sparkles in Grade Two double for Mullins and Townend

14 hours ago 1,366 Views 0 Comments

Colreevy was also on target at Thurles.

Teenager stabbed to death in East Wall named locally as Josh Dunne (16)
# Dublin
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin

Teenager stabbed to death in East Wall named locally as Josh Dunne (16)

Updated 15 hours ago 114,295 Views 24 Comments

Tributes are being paid to the teenager.

'You little donkey' - what Ibrahimovic supposedly said in fiery clash with Lukaku
# Icy Relations
# Icy Relations

'You little donkey' - what Ibrahimovic supposedly said in fiery clash with Lukaku

15 hours ago 10,223 Views 6 Comments

The former Man United team-mates had a heated exchange in last night’s Milan derby.

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland
# Paulie
# Paulie

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland

15 hours ago 3,161 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell says Paul O’Connell has been brought on board ‘to be himself’.

Real Madrid midfielder and former Norwegian wonderkid completes loan move to Arsenal
# Relocation
# Relocation

Real Madrid midfielder and former Norwegian wonderkid completes loan move to Arsenal

17 hours ago 6,555 Views 10 Comments

Martin Odegaard will be with the Gunners for the remainder of the season.

Former senior stars and Dublin club winning boss part of Wexford U20 management
# Yellow Bellies
# Yellow Bellies

Former senior stars and Dublin club winning boss part of Wexford U20 management

17 hours ago 6,470 Views 0 Comments

Ex-Dublin manager Joe Fortune is getting involved with his native county.

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
# 2020 Survey
# 2020 Survey

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star

Updated 17 hours ago 16,129 Views 41 Comments

Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.

Sexton 'hopeful' of winning fitness battle while Farrell offers positive update on Stockdale

Sexton 'hopeful' of winning fitness battle while Farrell offers positive update on Stockdale

17 hours ago 4,135 Views 11 Comments

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton says he is on course to feature in Ireland’s Six Nations opener against Wales.

Johnny Ward: Sport of kings and rogues Hoarding the headlines
# Racing
# Racing

Johnny Ward: Sport of kings and rogues Hoarding the headlines

18 hours ago 1,821 Views 3 Comments

And our racing columnist earmarks one Cheltenham fancy.

Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury
# Treatment Table
# Treatment Table

Cork's Keane out 'for extended period' from AFL action after surgery on finger injury

18 hours ago 3,097 Views 0 Comments

Keane suffered the injury in training for Collingwood.

Trae Young’s 38-point haul leads Atlanta Hawks to win over LA Clippers
# Forever Young
# Forever Young

Trae Young’s 38-point haul leads Atlanta Hawks to win over LA Clippers

21 hours ago 1,338 Views 0 Comments

It was just the fifth Clippers loss this season.

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