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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 26 January, 2020

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Heffernan eyes vacant Irish hooker slot after inclusion in Farrell's Six Nations squad

‘Obviously Rory Best had the jersey pretty much locked down for the last number of years. There probably is a bit of an opening there.’

Sunday 12 January, 2020

NUIG's Finnerty strikes 1-9 but champions UCC survive test to progress in Sigerson Cup

There was plenty action elsewhere in the Electric Ireland Sigerson Cup today.

0-12 for NUIG's Niland but Conway's 0-7 tally helps UCC to win Fitzgibbon Cup opener

A two-point success today for the champions in Dangan.

Saturday 4 January, 2020

Connacht go to RDS believing they can break Leinster streak

‘Generally when results go against us it’s…us shooting ourselves in the foot.’

Football and education first for two-time Tipp All-Ireland winner, but lure of AFLW remains

‘I have been approached by a few AFL clubs about going over, but it is not something that suits me at the minute,’ says Aishling Moloney.

Thursday 2 January, 2020

Quinn Roux's hopes of Six Nations role dashed by surgery on hand injury

The 29-year-old Connacht lock was recently called into Andy Farrell’s first Irish get-together.

Wednesday 1 January, 2020

McAllister's citing dismissal 'good for rugby' according to Connacht boss Friend

‘I totally get that we need to protect the player, but we play a collision sport where accidents do happen.’

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Connacht struggle for numbers but insist Carty and Aki must be rested

Friend says he is keen to give them time to rest up after a hectic few months.

'You have to move on' - Last year's final failure to fuel St Thomas in showdown with Borris-Ileigh

Donal Cooney says the Galway side are ready to go in the All-Ireland semi-final this weekend.

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Galway add former Mayo manager to set-up, but star player hit with another serious knee injury

Frank Browne joins Tim Rabbitt’s management team, having last been over the Dublin camógs.

Thursday 12 December, 2019

Boyle keen to atone for errors that kept him out of Connacht's loss in Gloucester

The back row was dropped for the trip to England, but is ready to help his side mount an unlikely playoff push.

Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Fainga’a adds to Connacht's injury woes as flanker to miss Gloucester and Munster games

Head coach Andy Friend will also be without Tiernan O’Halloran and Kieran Marmion for the games.

Saturday 7 December, 2019

Former minor star bags 2-4 as Galway begin O'Neill era with victory over Brian Lohan's Clare

The Tribesmen got the better of the Banner in Ballinderreen.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

Porch on the double as Connacht power past Southern Kings

Bundee Aki opened the scoring just days after signing a new contract with the province.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

Corofin survive second-half Pearses surge to deliver fourth straight Connacht title

The Galway kingpins had six points to spare over the Roscommon champions.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

Tom Farrell eager to size himself up against Toulouse

The centre was left as a bystander on the bench when Connacht last travelled to face the French giants.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Friend keen on new deal for Aki 'but that's a decision that rests with the IRFU'

The Connacht head coach hopes the Ireland centre will join Kieran Marmion by signing a new contract.

Saturday 16 November, 2019

'We have a team again, that's hugely important to me. If we capped it off with a win it would be very, very sweet'

Cork legend Rena Buckley has come full circle with her club Donoughmore – and is seeking a 21st national title next weekend.

Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Larkham happy at Munster, but wants Wallabies job 'at some stage'

The departure of Michael Cheika after the World Cup has freed up the top rugby job in his native Australia.

Saturday 2 November, 2019

Goggin determined to avenge Cardiff defeat

Ray Lee-lo will again be in situ for the Blues as a reminder of last season’s 37-13 loss.

Sunday 20 October, 2019

Sice saves the day for All-Ireland club champions Corofin and sends Galway football final to a replay

The seven-in-a-row bid lives on after Corofin avoided a massive upset at the hands of Tuam Stars.

Sunday 15 September, 2019

Louth seal All-Ireland junior crown with impressive win over Fermanagh

Kate Flood led the way for the Wee County.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dublin star Rowe targeting repeat of 'dream come true' performance against Cork in Croker

The top two in ladies football go head-to-head for an All-Ireland final spot at HQ on Sunday.

Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Italy building on Treviso efforts to 'break the chains' of old order

Dean Budd was part of the Benetton side who pushed Munster close at the business end of the Pro14 campaign.

Tuesday 6 August, 2019

'He’s brilliant and he’s a legend': Italy must do everything to hang onto O'Shea, says Goosen

Defence coach Marius Goosen believes it is paramount that the Azzurri hang onto O’Shea.

Sunday 4 August, 2019

'We talk about the snowflake generation. The dedication, the commitment - I'm proud to be a Cork man today'

Keith Ricken lamented his young players after Cork were crowned U20 All-Ireland champions yesterday.

Saturday 3 August, 2019

Rebels reel in Dubs to complete amazing turnaround and claim All-Ireland U20 title

The Rebels were nine points behind at one stage in the first half of the championship decider.

Sunday 28 July, 2019

Cork set up All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo after 12-point win over Monaghan

The beaten Munster minor finalists bounced back today in Tullamore.

Cork advance to All-Ireland U20 final as late surge sees off Tyrone in Tullamore

Goals from Mark Cronin and Jack Murphy proved crucial as the Rebels overturned a seven-point second-half deficit.

O'Shea and O'Connor play starring roles as Kerry see off Tyrone to keep six in-a-row on track

The pair combined to score 10 of the Kingdom’s 15 points, booking an All-Ireland semi-final berth in the process.

Saturday 6 July, 2019

Captain Leonard's 2-3 steers Galway past gutsy Mayo to Connacht three in-a-row

The first clash of the old rivals at the Gaelic Grounds went the Tribes’ way.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

'It is a bit of a complicated fracture’ – Dublin ace Goldrick faces race against time for Leinster final

Dublin face Westmeath in the provincial decider on Sunday.

Sunday 26 May, 2019

Wexford shake off slow start to grind out draw with Galway

Despite some errant first-half shooting, Davy Fitzgerald’s side battled back from the brink to share the points at Pearse Stadium.

Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'This is a good distraction': 46-year old championship debutant lost his job the week of shock call-up

Mulhearne joked that he wasn’t prepared to slog through winter training after enjoying his day in the sun with Waterford.

Sunday 12 May, 2019

Cooney's crucial goal leads unconvincing Galway to six-point win over Carlow

Without Joe Canning, the Tribesmen got off to a winning start at Pearse Stadium.

Saturday 11 May, 2019

Clare hold firm at the death to survive valiant Waterford fightback

The hosts didn’t have it all their own way in this evening’s championship clash in Ennis.

Friday 26 April, 2019

'It’s huge for young people in Connacht': Blade looking forward to Champions Cup days in Galway

The western province have secured their berth in the top tier of European rugby for next season.

Munster's Arnold hopes to put 'frustrating' injury behind him against Connacht

The 23-year-old suffered a fractured leg earlier this season.

Thursday 25 April, 2019

O'Mahony hopes Munster can use semi-final heartache to launch Pro14 title bid

The Munster captain was crowned the club’s player of the year this week.

Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Munster will not risk Carbery or Earls after disappointing European exit

Johann van Graan will not take a chance on the pair’s fitness as they go in search of a Pro14 home semi-final.

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