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Dublin: 14°C Tuesday 29 September 2020

Today’s News

Coleraine striker and ex-Derry GAA star handed six-match ban for urinating on pitch

The incident involving Eoin Bradley in July was caught by TV cameras.

Cruel setback for Ulster's Will Addison as he's ruled out for several months

Meanwhile, Tom O’Toole has been sidelined for several weeks with an ankle issue.

Skrtel and Dubravka absent from Slovakia squad to take on Ireland

The European Championship play-off semi-final is due to be played in Bratislava on 8 October.

'I've had such an amazing career' - Former Connacht man Eoin McKeon retires

The 29-year-old helped his native province to their Pro12 title in 2016.


Ulster to welcome 600 fans for Friday's Pro14 opener in first for Irish rugby

The northern province are the first to welcome supporters back since Covid-19 struck.

Byrne and Williams named in 25-man Ireland squad for Slovakia play-off

Robbie Brady and Callum O’Dowda have also been included by Stephen Kenny despite carrying injuries.

Munster's Daly picks up injury ahead of Pro14 opener as Murray remains sidelined

The Ireland scrum-half suffered a thigh injury a month ago against Leinster.

Furlong remains hopeful of being fit for restart of Ireland's Six Nations campaign

The 27-year-old Leinster tighthead hasn’t played since rugby got back up and running in August.

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'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'

Daniel Taylor, a veteran of many of Alex Ferguson’s infamous press conferences, is our guest on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

Mahomes wins quaterback battle against Jackson as Kansas City breeze past Baltimore

The Chiefs moved to 3-0 to show why they are the favourites to retain the Super Bowl this season.

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

Tampa Bay Lightning overcome Dallas Stars in Game 6 to clinch Stanley Cup

Tampa Bay wrapped up the seven match series with a 2-0 win.

'We're not going to go out and sign five or six overseas players'

Stuart Lancaster says the province won’t be ripping up their plans after defeat to Saracens.

'I remember sitting down with John Small two or three years ago and I was really worried at where Ballymun was'

James McCarthy reflects on Ballymun’s first Dublin SFC title in eight years.

Shortage of experienced goalkeepers could pose problems for Stephen Kenny

An extensive look at the goalkeeping options available to the Republic of Ireland manager.

Lancaster would welcome 'positive addition' of South African sides to Pro16

The Lions, Bulls, Stormers, and Sharks could join the competition from 2021 onwards.

Yesterday’s News

'Maybe he spoke about another game': Klopp takes issue with Roy Keane's analysis

Keane later joked that Klopp was ‘very sensitive’.

Robertson involved at either end as Liverpool come from behind to beat Arsenal

Diogo Jota volleyed in a debut goal late on for the Reds.

Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match

Poor Corentin Moutet said he ‘could not feel anything in his body’ after losing the three-hour final set.

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Conor Hourihane on target in Aston Villa win

It’s the 29-year-old midfielder’s first Premier League goal since December.


'I would like to fight for the Carabao Cup but I don’t think I can' - Mourinho

Spurs face Chelsea on Tuesday and a Europa League qualifier on Thursday ahead of a weekend trip to Man Utd in the Premier League.

Cricket great Andrew Flintoff mulls over seeking help for ongoing bulimia battle

The 42-year-old former all-rounder first revealed he was suffering from the eating disorder in 2014.

'It's great to be back there' - After semi-final epic, now a chance to end 18-year wait for Cork hurling giant

Blackrock are hoping to land a first title since 2002 in next Sunday’s Cork senior final.

Former referee sorry for officials over penalty ’embarrassment’

George Courtney has been left perplexed following a weekend full of controversy.

3 players who could break into Stephen Kenny's Ireland squad

The Irish boss names his squad for the crucial Euros play-off against Slovakia tomorrow.

Ulster take solace in battle-hardiness and fresh start of new season

The northern province claimed just one win in their five matches since rugby restarted in August.

What other club could lose All-Ireland winning boss, centre-back and forward star but stay successful?

Even the departure of big names could not derail the Ballyhale Shamrocks winning hurling machine.

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

Liverpool confirm loan exit for Loris Karius

Kamil Grabara has also left on loan, confirming Caoimhin Kelleher’s status as third-choice ‘keeper at Anfield.

Lampard says his new-look Chelsea team needs time to gel

The Chelsea boss has also stuck up for goalkeeper Kepa.

SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition

The Cheetahs, Pumas, and Griquas have joined the four existing Super Rugby sides.

Ballymun boss adds voice to calls for club All-Ireland to run off in January and February

As it stands there will be no repeat of Ballymun Kickhams’ trip to the All-Ireland final in 2013.

Ireland left-back Cunningham completes return from injury with first Championship outing in a year

The Galway native played 90 minutes for Cardiff City on Saturday.

Roma legend Totti visits girl awakened from coma by his voice

The teenage girl was left in a coma last December by a car accident.

More frustration for Leinster's Furlong as he picks up new calf injury

Meanwhile, Dan Leavy won’t be making his return on Friday night against the Dragons at the RDS.

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines

The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Rodgers on Vardy: 'He has an incredible view of football. He understands the game'

Jamie Vardy grabbed a hat-trick in Leicester City’s 5-2 win over Man City yesterday.

Manchester City set to spend €68 million on another new defender

Ruben Dias set to join City from Benfica, with Nicolas Otamendi moving the other way.

Rodgers powers Packers past Saints, Bills blow big lead but beat Rams NFL

Rodgers powers Packers past Saints, Bills blow big lead but beat Rams

The Green Bay QB now has nine touchdown passes in his first three games.

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