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Today’s News

Kevin Sheedy dismisses 'baseless rumour' regarding his Waterford future
# Quickly Kevin
# Quickly Kevin

Kevin Sheedy dismisses 'baseless rumour' regarding his Waterford future

26 minutes ago 651 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland legend and assistant Mike Newell have not resigned from their management roles.

Polish striker departs for MLS after just 15 months at Celtic
# Bulls On Parade
# Bulls On Parade

Polish striker departs for MLS after just 15 months at Celtic

1 hour ago 2,398 Views 0 Comments

Patryk Klimala has joined New York Red Bulls.

'She's got things she can still work on' - Griggs on omission of former Ireland captain for Italy clash
# Selection Call
# Selection Call

'She's got things she can still work on' - Griggs on omission of former Ireland captain for Italy clash

1 hour ago 2,104 Views 0 Comments

Claire Molloy has been left out of the matchday 23 for their final Six Nations clash.

'That may be the next iteration of football style - the complete breakdown of different styles'
# BTL
# BTL

'That may be the next iteration of football style - the complete breakdown of different styles'

2 hours ago 1,833 Views 0 Comments

Michael Cox is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Dublin and Kerry footballers to meet again in Thurles as fixtures released for National Leagues
# Trip 2 Tipp
# Trip 2 Tipp

Dublin and Kerry footballers to meet again in Thurles as fixtures released for National Leagues

2 hours ago 8,878 Views 12 Comments

The All-Ireland champions and The Kingdom will reunite at Semple Stadium 20 years on from a famous clash.

'I probably wasn't as clear as I could have been' - Griggs clarifies domestic rugby comments
# Clearing Up
# Clearing Up

'I probably wasn't as clear as I could have been' - Griggs clarifies domestic rugby comments

2 hours ago 2,487 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland head coach previously said he didn’t know who was in charge of the women’s club game.

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix
# Kildare To Dream
# Kildare To Dream

Cheltenham victor Minella Indo tops 11 in Punchestown mix

4 hours ago 1,372 Views 0 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s charge aiming to supplement Gold Cup heroics.

State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland
# Annual Investment
# Annual Investment

State funding of €5.8 million to FAI on hold pending approval by Sport Ireland

5 hours ago 3,799 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the GAA has been granted €2.4 million while €2.25 million has gone to the IRFU.

Three changes to Ireland XV ahead of third-place play-off with Italy
# Team News
# Team News

Three changes to Ireland XV ahead of third-place play-off with Italy

5 hours ago 3,514 Views 2 Comments

Stacey Flood, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, and Brittany Hogan will make their first Test starts.

Addison set for long-awaited Ulster return against Connacht tomorrow
# Comeback
# Comeback

Addison set for long-awaited Ulster return against Connacht tomorrow

5 hours ago 4,534 Views 9 Comments

Both provinces have named strong teams for the Rainbow Cup opener.

Uefa poised to shun Super League clubs when pondering Euro 2020 stadium options
# Reprisal
# Reprisal

Uefa poised to shun Super League clubs when pondering Euro 2020 stadium options

6 hours ago 3,945 Views 6 Comments

Uefa’s executive committee is set to make a final decision on Euros hosting on Friday, with Dublin likely to lose its rights to host games.

‘I could have quit’ – Jesse Lingard opens up on mental health struggles
# Revitalised
# Revitalised

‘I could have quit’ – Jesse Lingard opens up on mental health struggles

6 hours ago 4,527 Views 4 Comments

The Manchester United player has rediscovered his love of football on loan at West Ham after a change of approach in lockdown.

What do you think of the new Galway GAA jerseys?
# First Look
# First Look

What do you think of the new Galway GAA jerseys?

7 hours ago 8,325 Views 8 Comments

The Tribesmen have launched their home and away kits ahead of the 2021 season.

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers
# Rebels
# Rebels

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers

Updated 7 hours ago 19,870 Views 38 Comments

United’s owners have come under renewed criticism following the failed European Super League.

O'Shea departs Mayo training session with knee injury on first night back
# Worrying
# Worrying

O'Shea departs Mayo training session with knee injury on first night back

8 hours ago 6,071 Views 5 Comments

The Mayo captain is expected to undergo a scan later this week.

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season
# Heading Home
# Heading Home

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season

8 hours ago 6,580 Views 13 Comments

The 34-year-old tighthead won four Ireland caps after arriving in 2012.

Harry's game but will Kane be able to face Man City in Carabao Cup final?
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

Harry's game but will Kane be able to face Man City in Carabao Cup final?

9 hours ago 2,733 Views 1 Comment

Tottenham caretaker boss Ryan Mason is hopeful the Spurs talisman will be fit to line out against City on Sunday.

Coleman: Super League proposal 'left a horrible feeling... it didn’t feel good or right'
# Greed Game
# Greed Game

Coleman: Super League proposal 'left a horrible feeling... it didn’t feel good or right'

9 hours ago 1,603 Views 0 Comments

Coleman believes that the opposition to the idea among players, managers and fans was ‘unanimous’.

Galway's Emma Slevin makes history by qualifying for European Gymnastics final
# Euro Vision
# Euro Vision

Galway's Emma Slevin makes history by qualifying for European Gymnastics final

10 hours ago 2,070 Views 0 Comments

Irish duo produce ‘a superb day for women’s gymnastics in Ireland’.

Derry City part company with manager Declan Devine
# Devine Intervention
# Devine Intervention

Derry City part company with manager Declan Devine

10 hours ago 2,440 Views 1 Comment

Devine has paid the price for a poor start to the season, with Derry lying bottom of the Premier Division.

O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024
# ROG
# ROG

O'Gara signs new three-year deal to stay with La Rochelle until 2024

10 hours ago 11,631 Views 38 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland out-half will lead the Top 14 club form next season onwards.

'There’s a lot more going on in the world to worry about my poxy break-off'
# Little Break
# Little Break

'There’s a lot more going on in the world to worry about my poxy break-off'

10 hours ago 7,542 Views 5 Comments

Mark Williams furious at ‘farcical’ attempts to ban his controversial tactic.

Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers
# Buzzer Beaten
# Buzzer Beaten

Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers

11 hours ago 1,888 Views 0 Comments

Embiid barely missed a full-court shot at the buzzer which would have tied the game for Philadelphia.

Prolific try-scorer Penny set to resume superb season against Munster
# Potential
# Potential

Prolific try-scorer Penny set to resume superb season against Munster

11 hours ago 7,104 Views 13 Comments

The 21-year-old flanker is aiming to improve his defensive chat and breakdown skills.

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'
# Temple Of Hume
# Temple Of Hume

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'

11 hours ago 5,215 Views 9 Comments

Youngster James Hume has nailed down his jersey and is trying to get ahead of the curve in dealing with the external pressure that comes with it.

Warburton: Injury struggles could hurt Sexton's Lions chances
# Doubt
# Doubt

Warburton: Injury struggles could hurt Sexton's Lions chances

12 hours ago 4,823 Views 11 Comments

The two-time Lions captain thinks a spot in the starting team may be too big an ask for the out-half.

Yesterday’s News

Karim Benzema’s brace helps Real Madrid to LaLiga summit
# Top Of The Table
# Top Of The Table

Karim Benzema’s brace helps Real Madrid to LaLiga summit

20 hours ago 3,353 Views 1 Comment

Los Blancos were back in action for the first time since the European Super League project crumbled.

Leaders Inter draw, Dortmund stay in Champions League hunt and Neymar scores as PSG win in cup
# On The Continent
# On The Continent

Leaders Inter draw, Dortmund stay in Champions League hunt and Neymar scores as PSG win in cup

20 hours ago 2,707 Views 5 Comments

AC Milan lost to Sassuolo in Serie A.

Man City come from behind against Aston Villa to close in on Premier League title
# Breaking From The Pack
# Breaking From The Pack

Man City come from behind against Aston Villa to close in on Premier League title

21 hours ago 4,355 Views 3 Comments

Phil Foden starred as both sides were reduced to 10 men.

Bournemouth consolidate Championship play-off spot as Reading's promotion hopes suffer blow
# Wrap
# Wrap

Bournemouth consolidate Championship play-off spot as Reading's promotion hopes suffer blow

21 hours ago 2,657 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Wycombe kept their slim survival hopes alive with a do-or-die win against Bristol City.

'The whole Pro14 Rainbow Cup has turned into a mishmash competition'
# Celtic League
# Celtic League

'The whole Pro14 Rainbow Cup has turned into a mishmash competition'

21 hours ago 9,855 Views 13 Comments

Former Wales captain Sam Warburton thinks the Pro14 is making too many changes.

Leigh Griffiths leaves it late as Celtic snatch draw at Aberdeen
# Scotland
# Scotland

Leigh Griffiths leaves it late as Celtic snatch draw at Aberdeen

21 hours ago 2,406 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Liam Craig scored a late penalty as St Johnstone denied Rangers

Bilbao dropped as Euro 2020 host by UEFA - Basque authorities
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Bilbao dropped as Euro 2020 host by UEFA - Basque authorities

21 hours ago 4,010 Views 0 Comments

The Local Organising Committee has hit out at Uefa’s “unilateral” decision and are seeking compensation.

As debate over long-term future continues, Ireland must make short-term progress
# Analysis
# Analysis

As debate over long-term future continues, Ireland must make short-term progress

21 hours ago 11,995 Views 14 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were poor in a number of areas during last weekend’s hammering by France.

Maguire four shots off the lead in Los Angeles after first round on LPGA Tour
# Golf
# Golf

Maguire four shots off the lead in Los Angeles after first round on LPGA Tour

22 hours ago 3,236 Views 3 Comments

The Cavan native fired a 69 in her opening round.

The Super League has collapsed at the end of 'football's craziest 48 hours' - What happens now?
# Recounting The Drama
# Recounting The Drama

The Super League has collapsed at the end of 'football's craziest 48 hours' - What happens now?

22 hours ago 20,218 Views 16 Comments

We look at why the Super League proposal collapsed, and the changes it may bring to football.

Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League
# Back To Basics
# Back To Basics

Ryan Mason makes winning start as Spurs’ focus switches back to Premier League

23 hours ago 6,846 Views 7 Comments

It has been a tumultuous 72 hours for Tottenham following the departure of Jose Mourinho and European Super League shame.

Kerry drawn with Meath and Down in Joe McDonagh Cup, Offaly to face Sligo in Christy Ring opener
# Hurling Tiers
# Hurling Tiers

Kerry drawn with Meath and Down in Joe McDonagh Cup, Offaly to face Sligo in Christy Ring opener

23 hours ago 4,180 Views 13 Comments

The draws for the hurling competitions were made this evening.

Taking a knee and other forms of athlete protest to be banned at Tokyo Olympics
# Vote
# Vote

Taking a knee and other forms of athlete protest to be banned at Tokyo Olympics

Wed 7:15 PM 2,333 Views 4 Comments

The IOC has approved a recommendation from its own Athletes’ Commission to curtail the right to protest on the field of play.

'We apologise unreservedly': Joel Glazer vows to rebuild trust in open letter to Man United fans
# Super Sorry
# Super Sorry

'We apologise unreservedly': Joel Glazer vows to rebuild trust in open letter to Man United fans

Wed 5:26 PM 19,192 Views 45 Comments

United, like the other English clubs involved, have been forced into an hasty and embarrassing retreat.

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