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Friday 25 October, 2019

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27
# Hanging Up The Gloves
# Hanging Up The Gloves

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

Oct 25th 2019, 6:15 PM 9,690 Views 7 Comments

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

West Ham win race to sign Ireland U17 striker who scored 35 goals for Man United last season
# Prospect
# Prospect

West Ham win race to sign Ireland U17 striker who scored 35 goals for Man United last season

Oct 25th 2019, 2:04 PM 17,486 Views 19 Comments

The Hammers have completed a move for highly-rated forward Ademipo Odubeko.

Kelleher handed first Leinster start since returning as Cullen's men travel to face Zebre
# Team News
# Team News

Kelleher handed first Leinster start since returning as Cullen's men travel to face Zebre

Oct 25th 2019, 12:22 PM 8,692 Views 15 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side face Zebre tomorrow afternoon aiming to make in four wins on the bounce.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa
# Out Of Action
# Out Of Action

Wales full-back Liam Williams set to miss World Cup semi-final against South Africa

Oct 24th 2019, 5:18 PM 8,345 Views 10 Comments

The 28-year-old suffered an ankle injury during training on Wednesday.

Sunday 20 October, 2019

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'
# Dedication
# Dedication

'Anything that's strange, people are going to poke at it. I wouldn't play football too often, I had to turn parties down'

Oct 20th 2019, 11:39 AM 32,072 Views 5 Comments

Gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan has risen to become one of Ireland’s most exciting Olympic prospects.

Saturday 19 October, 2019

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'When you're 17-0 down, you start chasing the game. It's not a good place to be against New Zealand'

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 8,044 Views 15 Comments

James Ryan said the Irish dressing room was bitterly disappointed with their 32-point defeat to New Zealand.

Friday 18 October, 2019

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Oct 18th 2019, 5:00 PM 28,162 Views 18 Comments

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood becomes board member at non-league side Cheadle Town
# Boardroom
# Boardroom

Ireland goalkeeper Keiren Westwood becomes board member at non-league side Cheadle Town

Oct 16th 2019, 11:47 AM 5,101 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old Sheffield Wednesday shot-stopper has joined the Manchester club’s executive board.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Oct 15th 2019, 8:37 PM 92,959 Views 111 Comments

Mick McCarthy’s side faced Switzerland on Tuesday night in Euro 2020 qualification.

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'
# Dream Come True
# Dream Come True

'I cried like a baby, if I'm honest. I was 8 years old telling my mum I wanted to go to the Olympics'

Oct 15th 2019, 4:58 PM 4,455 Views 2 Comments

Rhys McClenaghan won Ireland’s first-ever World Gymnastics medal in Stuttgart on Saturday.

Monday 14 October, 2019

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Switzerland?

Oct 14th 2019, 8:00 PM 42,734 Views 63 Comments

Mick McCarthy has some big calls to make after Saturday’s frustrating stalemate against Georgia.

Friday 11 October, 2019

Bohemians just one point from Europa League football thanks to Wade-Slater and Wright
# The Gypsies
# The Gypsies

Bohemians just one point from Europa League football thanks to Wade-Slater and Wright

Oct 11th 2019, 9:57 PM 3,816 Views 0 Comments

Keith Long’s side secured an impressive 2-1 win against Dundalk on Friday.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'I still can't believe it, to be honest. It's something I've dreamed of since I was a little kid'
# Goal Machine
# Goal Machine

'I still can't believe it, to be honest. It's something I've dreamed of since I was a little kid'

Oct 9th 2019, 2:54 PM 3,766 Views 0 Comments

Prolific Wexford Youths attacker Rianna Jarrett scored her first senior international goal last night.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Galway GAA sponsors Supermacs say complaints from 'parents and mentors' prompted statement
# Return Of The Mac
# Return Of The Mac

Galway GAA sponsors Supermacs say complaints from 'parents and mentors' prompted statement

Oct 8th 2019, 9:30 PM 14,019 Views 28 Comments

The fast food chain wants to know how sponsorship money has been spent by the Galway county board.

Clare hurling panel frustrated by 'lack of clarity' surrounding managerial selection
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

Clare hurling panel frustrated by 'lack of clarity' surrounding managerial selection

Oct 8th 2019, 8:35 PM 8,717 Views 4 Comments

The Banner County’s senior hurling panel has released a statement raising a number of concerns.

The League of Ireland's future will be decided at a convention in Dublin next month
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

The League of Ireland's future will be decided at a convention in Dublin next month

Oct 8th 2019, 5:40 PM 6,412 Views 9 Comments

FAI General Manager Noel Mooney today chaired a ‘positive’ seminar where all 20 clubs were represented.

World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35
# Warrior
# Warrior

World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement aged 35

Oct 8th 2019, 4:27 PM 5,765 Views 10 Comments

The legendary German midfielder helped Bayern secure a historic treble in 2013.

Monday 7 October, 2019

Swiss captain Xhaka in line to feature against Ireland after wife gives birth to baby daughter
# Qualifier
# Qualifier

Swiss captain Xhaka in line to feature against Ireland after wife gives birth to baby daughter

Oct 7th 2019, 5:19 PM 6,140 Views 11 Comments

The 27-year-old will join up with the Swiss squad on Wednesday after becoming a father for the first time.

'He’s only 19, but from day one he showed his quality': Brighton boss impressed by Connolly
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

'He’s only 19, but from day one he showed his quality': Brighton boss impressed by Connolly

Oct 7th 2019, 1:22 PM 7,140 Views 2 Comments

Galway teenager Aaron Connolly scored twice on his first Premier League start for Brighton.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold
# Athletics
# Athletics

Ciara Mageean sets new personal best at World Championships as Hassan clinches double gold

Oct 5th 2019, 7:07 PM 10,317 Views 12 Comments

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished in 10th place at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

As it happened: Liverpool v Leicester City, Premier League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Leicester City, Premier League

Oct 5th 2019, 3:55 PM 49,572 Views 18 Comments

Liverpool welcomed Leicester City and old boss Brendan Rodgers back to Anfield in the Premier League.

19-year-old Galway striker Aaron Connolly scores twice on first Premier League start
# Back Of The Net
# Back Of The Net

19-year-old Galway striker Aaron Connolly scores twice on first Premier League start

Oct 5th 2019, 1:13 PM 61,731 Views 52 Comments

The Ireland U21 striker was named man-of-the-match at the AMEX on Saturday.

Friday 4 October, 2019

Waterford cruise to victory as O'Connor brace inflicts big blow on Saints' Europa League hopes
# On The Double
# On The Double

Waterford cruise to victory as O'Connor brace inflicts big blow on Saints' Europa League hopes

Oct 4th 2019, 9:39 PM 4,662 Views 5 Comments

Two goals from the 21-year-old striker sealed all three points for Alan Reynold’s side at Richmond Park.

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'
# Over The Moon
# Over The Moon

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Oct 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,119 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha
# IAFF World Championships
# IAFF World Championships

Ciara Mageean powers through to 1,500m final at World Championships in Doha

Oct 3rd 2019, 9:18 PM 7,399 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old Portaferry native finished with a time of 4:15.49 on Thursday night.

As it happened: AZ Alkmaar v Man United, Europa League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: AZ Alkmaar v Man United, Europa League

Oct 3rd 2019, 6:50 PM 40,972 Views 30 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men traveled to Holland to take on AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League.

'We could've sold the game out twice. I've everyone looking for tickets at the moment'
# Next Generation
# Next Generation

'We could've sold the game out twice. I've everyone looking for tickets at the moment'

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:33 PM 6,548 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s U21 qualifier against Italy at Tallaght Stadium next Thursday is a sell-out.

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'
# Aaron Connolly
# Aaron Connolly

19-year-old Brighton star expected to stay with U21s but senior Ireland call-up 'a possibility'

Oct 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 6,044 Views 7 Comments

Aaron Connolly has recently played against Man City, Burnley, Newcastle, Aston Villa and Chelsea.

Wednesday 2 October, 2019

As it happened: Liverpool v RB Salzburg, Champions League
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v RB Salzburg, Champions League

Oct 2nd 2019, 9:20 PM 47,385 Views 38 Comments

Jurgen Klopp’s side welcomed RB Salzburg to Anfield in the group stages of the Champions League.

'Caoimhín was behind Alisson and Mignolet but the U21 games have given him extra confidence'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'Caoimhín was behind Alisson and Mignolet but the U21 games have given him extra confidence'

Oct 2nd 2019, 5:48 PM 7,644 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny praised Caoimhín Kelleher after making his senior Liverpool debut against MK Dons.

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty
# All Better Now
# All Better Now

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty

Oct 2nd 2019, 4:24 PM 22,027 Views 8 Comments

The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.

Obafemi and Ronan return as Kenny names U21 squad for Italy and Iceland qualifiers
# Squad Goals
# Squad Goals

Obafemi and Ronan return as Kenny names U21 squad for Italy and Iceland qualifiers

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM 9,619 Views 10 Comments

Ireland are currently top of their group with three wins from three.

Saturday 28 September, 2019

Conor Corbett and Seán McDonagh named Minor Footballer and Hurler of the Year
# High Flyers
# High Flyers

Conor Corbett and Seán McDonagh named Minor Footballer and Hurler of the Year

Sep 28th 2019, 8:26 PM 6,165 Views 2 Comments

The talented young forwards were integral as Cork and Galway were crowed Minor All-Ireland champions.

Dublin SFC quarter-finals confirmed as champions Kilmacud Crokes welcome Clontarf
# Roundup
# Roundup

Dublin SFC quarter-finals confirmed as champions Kilmacud Crokes welcome Clontarf

Sep 28th 2019, 7:36 PM 22,669 Views 1 Comment

The last five games in the group stages of the Dublin Senior Football Championship took place today.

Hat-trick hero Dave Kearney inspires Leinster to dramatic Pro14 victory in Treviso
# Three Of The Best
# Three Of The Best

Hat-trick hero Dave Kearney inspires Leinster to dramatic Pro14 victory in Treviso

Sep 28th 2019, 7:29 PM 9,984 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side secured a five-point win against Benetton on Saturday evening.

'We can choose to feel sorry for ourselves or we can go again. I believe in the dressing room'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'We can choose to feel sorry for ourselves or we can go again. I believe in the dressing room'

Sep 28th 2019, 3:47 PM 5,453 Views 4 Comments

Keith Long’s Bohemians exited the FAI Cup with a semi-final defeat to Shamrock Rovers last night.

‘It’s a proud moment to bring this special club back to the Aviva. This club belongs in cup finals’
# Bradzer
# Bradzer

‘It’s a proud moment to bring this special club back to the Aviva. This club belongs in cup finals’

Sep 28th 2019, 7:45 AM 3,848 Views 8 Comments

Stephen Bradley believes Shamrock Rovers belong in cup finals after beating rivals Bohemians last night.

Friday 27 September, 2019

Burke and Greene on target as Shamrock Rovers beat Bohemians to book FAI Cup final spot
# Dublin Derby
# Dublin Derby

Burke and Greene on target as Shamrock Rovers beat Bohemians to book FAI Cup final spot

Sep 27th 2019, 9:51 PM 12,952 Views 33 Comments

Bohemians had Danny Mandroiu sent off as Rovers booked their place in the FAI Cup final.

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'Listen, my heart is torn': Davy Fitzgerald will decide future this week amid Galway rumours
# The Decision
# The Decision

'Listen, my heart is torn': Davy Fitzgerald will decide future this week amid Galway rumours

Sep 25th 2019, 3:00 PM 32,940 Views 45 Comments

The 48-year-old has been heavily linked with the vacant Galway job.

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

'We don’t think it was a red card': Stoke City to appeal Irish 18-year-old's League Cup dismissal

Sep 25th 2019, 11:35 AM 6,815 Views 3 Comments

Ireland U21 defender Nathan Collins was sent off during Stoke’s League Cup defeat to Crawley last night.

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