This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 17 November, 2019

Today’s News

Defending champions St Martin's set for Leinster replay as St Rynagh’s seal intermediate crown

It finished 0-10 apiece in the senior provincial final.

Racing hammer weakened Sarries to join Munster on maximum points in Pool 4

The French side secured a bonus-point win against the champions in Paris.

Kerry, Mayo and Clare clubs prevail on busy day as Ulster hurling final decided by penalties

Naomh Éanna and Tooreen both won provincial silverware.

Branagan's goal decisive as Kilcoo move to within touching distance of long-sought Ulster title

The Down champions saw off their Fermanagh foes in today’s semi.

Ronaldo reaches 99 international goals as holders Portugal qualify for Euros

A late tap-in took Cristiano Ronaldo to within touching distance of a new landmark as Portugal beat Luxembourg.

'When you're desperate you'll do anything' - the Irishman on the cusp of history in the US

Niall McCabe could win a third straight USL championship with Louisville City FC later today.

Commercials stage dramatic late raid to set up repeat of 2015 Munster decider with Nemo

The Clonmel side trailed until the 55th minute before rallying to reach the provincial final.

From Meath star Graham Geraghty's GAA medals stolen in burglary Leinster Medals

Meath star Graham Geraghty's GAA medals stolen in burglary

The medals were stolen on Friday evening.

'In a weird way, that's actually what builds this team. It makes you have character'

Andy Friend’s Connacht will have a ‘red-hot crack’ at Toulouse after beating Montpellier.

Doyle the hero as two stunning injury-time scores book first-ever Leinster final for St Mullin's

There was thrilling late drama at Netwatch Cullen Park as the Carlow champions marched on at the death.

Nemo cruise into Munster final at expense of Austin Stacks

The Cork champions had 18 points to spare over their Kerry neighbours at Páirc Uí Rinn.

Friend's Connacht overcome injury crisis to notch impressive win over Montpellier

Conor Fitzgerald’s penalty edged the western province to their impressive victory.

Harden scores 49 points in Rockets win, Kawhi-less Clippers crush Hawks NBA

Harden scores 49 points in Rockets win, Kawhi-less Clippers crush Hawks

James Harden led the Houston Rockets to their seventh successive win on Saturday, while Paul George starred for the Los Angeles Clippers.

Captain Duffy eager to give Richard Keogh something to celebrate after latest Danish clash

The Brighton defender will lead Ireland out for the first time in tomorrow’s effective play-off at the Aviva Stadium.

McCarthy: 'I guess the only surprise to everyone tomorrow will be if we win'

The Irish manager may believe his side are being written off ahead of tomorrow’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Denmark, but he isn’t lacking in confidence.

As it happened: Connacht v Montpellier, European Rugby Champions Cup

Catch up on all the action as Andy Friend’s side scored a thrilling win over the Top 14 outfit.

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar Back Of The Net This post contains videos

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar

Roy O’Donovan helped his side rally from 2-0 down to secure the win.

Ireland star striker Jarrett caps off impressive season with Player of the Year award

The Wexford Youths star was honoured at the Women’s National League awards banquet.

'The ball's in their court' - Kaepernick sends strong message after holding rearranged workout

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been out of the league since 2016.

'The first day I met him was in the LIT canteen 15 years ago and I was going, 'Jesus, I'm here with Davy Fitz''

In the second installment of a two-part coaching series, The42 chats with Wexford hurling coach Seoirse Bulfin.

'We nearly tried to beat ourselves at the end' - Relief for Ulster after dramatic win

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland praised his players after defeating Bath in their Champions Cup opener.

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland winners Dublin lead the way with seven All-Stars

Siobhán McGrath was named Player of the Year, while Mayo legend Christina Heffernan was inducted into the LGFA Hall of Fame.

Sadio Mane's legendary generosity and more of the week's best sportswriting

Here’s a selection of some of our favourites pieces that were published over the past seven days.

Jim Donnelly: the greatest Irish football story you've never heard of

The Ballina native became one of the most revered and highly-regarded coaches in Europe.

'I worked in Stillorgan Shopping Centre... My dad said: Manchester United want to speak to you'

Former Ireland star Mick Martin reflects on his career at club and international level.

Injury-depleted Connacht out for stirring win on return to Champions Cup

Andy Friend’s men welcome Top 14 outfit Montpellier to Galway this afternoon.

'Game-changing' Conway try and late calm thrills Van Graan

The South African has been left frustrated by opening round draws in his previous seasons.

John Joe Nevin drops Freddy Fonseca en route to classy, career-best win as a pro

Elsewhere, Andy Lee’s Top Rank-promoted prospect Paddy Donovan cruised to 2-0 in the professional ranks.

Yesterday’s News

Kilkenny win New York Hurling Classic after 24-point success over Limerick

Tipperary and Wexford lost the semi-final ties in Citi Field.

Germany, Croatia and Austria join list of teams qualified for Euro 2020

16 teams have now qualified for the 24-team tournament.

Comfortable win in Baku sets Wales up for crunch Euro 2020 qualifier on Tuesday

First-half goals from Kieffer Moore and Harry Wilson were enough for Wales in Baku.

McGettigan shoots 0-6 as Donegal champions book spot in Ulster decider

Naomh Conaill saw off Monaghan’s Clontibret in this evening’s semi-final.

'You can never take for granted getting five points away from home'

Munster yielded a maximum return from a far from perfect display.

Conor O'Shea steps down as head coach of Italy

O’Shea last game in charge was the a defeat to South Africa in the World Cup.

Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win

Jeremy Loughman scored and created a brilliant try on his first European start, but James Cronin’s late try could prove invaluable.

Galway, Kerry and Kilkenny clubs amongst the winners on hectic day of activity

Oughterard, Kilmaine and Blackhill won provincial football club titles today.

Cullen challenges 'far from perfect' Leinster to improve

The head coach admitted his team will need to be better after conceding three tries at home to Benetton.

Faugheen wins at Punchestown as Klassical Dream upset by Saldier

The 2015 Champion Hurdle Winner got off to a winning start over fences.

Ringrose hat-trick the highlight as sluggish Leinster make winning start to Champions Cup campaign

Leo Cullen’s side had some frustrating moments at the RDS against an ill-disciplined Benetton team.

1 2 3 4 5