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Today’s News

Portlaoise's former world champion Doheny to return to action in Dubai

The 33-year-old Portlaoise man will look to dust off some cobwebs before making another world-title tilt later in the year.

Ireland head coach Ford to head home from tour of South Africa due to injury

An x-ray in South Africa confirmed that Ford had fractured vertebrae and three ribs in a slip at his home on the eve of his flight.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

McKenna brothers join forces with legendary trainer Freddie Roach

The Hall-of-Fame trainer will take the Smithborough siblings under his wing at his Wild Card gym in Hollywood.

Friday 14 February, 2020

Longtime Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away aged 65 RIP

Longtime Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away aged 65

Fitzgerald served as the province’s chief executive for 20 years, spearheading Munster’s success during the professional era.

Manchester City banned from Champions League for two years and fined €30m by Uefa

Uefa confirmed the landmark decision on Friday night.

Thursday 13 February, 2020

'Monster' Inoue to make US debut in unification clash with fellow three-weight world champion

The Japanese star will face Johnriel Casemiro of the Philippines at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, on 25 April.

Reidy sees form for Ulster rewarded with two-year contract extension

The openside tops the tackle-count table in the Pro14 this season and has featured in all of Ulster’s Champions Cup games since 2016.

Cork City sign 21-year-old defender on loan from Arsenal

Joseph Olowu joins until June after featuring 11 times for Arsenal’s U23s this season.

UFC to return to Dublin this August

The organisation will end a five-year Irish absence when it returns to the 3Arena on 15 August.


U20 Grand Slam winner Hodnett to debut as Munster name team to face Southern Kings

The West Cork man starts at seven while a couple of internationals also return for provincial game time.

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'I'd be the first to say Colm meant no harm' - Gough explains why he called out O'Rourke's language

‘Colm may not have known that the language was a homophobic slur but we need to be big enough to say that it is.’

Irish Elite champion Harty, 19, turns professional with Frank Warren

Rathkeale Boxing Club’s Jason Harty won national Intermediate and Elite titles late last year, and joins his brother-in-law in the pro ranks.

World champion Warrington splits with Warren and re-signs with former promoter Hearn

‘I am happy to say that we delivered for Josh on every level and helped him realise his goals in the sport,’ said Warren in a statement.

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'

Katelynn Phelan, 19, took her inspiration not from Bray, but from Brooklyn, and wants to blaze a trail down a road less travelled.

Tuesday 11 February, 2020

More out-half woe for Wales as Williams is ruled out for rest of Six Nations

Wales are already without Gareth Anscombe and Rhys Patchell, while Dan Biggar was forced off in the first half against Ireland.

Monday 10 February, 2020

Another blow for Scotland as Jonny Gray is ruled out for remainder of Six Nations

The 25-year-old lock suffered a hand injury during Saturday’s defeat to England.

Farrell releases 13 players back to provinces as 23-man group heads to Cork for camp

Ireland will host an open session in CIT on Thursday.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Massive boost for Tyrone as McShane opts against Australian move

Adelaide Crows confirmed the talismanic forward’s decision on Wednesday night Irish time.

Edouard nets brace for rampant Celtic while Hagi keeps Rangers in touch with late winner

The champions won 4-0 at third-placed Motherwell while Gheorge Hagi’s son kept the gap at seven points as he fired Rangers past Hibs.

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'

‘There’s nothing really to her,’ said the Puerto Rican puncher, who is set to meet her Irish adversary this spring.

Last season's League of Ireland leading scorer Ogedi-Uzokwe joins Israeli top-flight club

The 25-year-old scored 14 league goals for Derry City during the 2019 campaign, helping them to a European place.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Conlan to continue Madison Square Garden tradition in clash with Colombian

The unbeaten Irish featherweight will face Belmar Preciado in front of a sea of green at MSG on Tuesday, 17 March.

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected

Taylor and longtime rival, seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano, could clash in London for the Irishwoman’s undisputed title.

Celtic call for probe and Sky Sports pull Morelos interview amid translation 'inconsistencies'

The Rangers striker was quoted by the broadcaster as accusing Celtic fans of racism, but his words appear to have been greatly distorted.

Sunday 2 February, 2020

Sensational Cully seizes Irish title inside a round, while Olympian Joyce beats former world champ One And Done This post contains videos

Sensational Cully seizes Irish title inside a round, while Olympian Joyce beats former world champ

Hometown hero Sean McComb also picked up a career-best victory.

Saturday 1 February, 2020

'Let's see, now that that crutch has been removed, whether they do start taking those edges'

With many expecting Ireland’s backs to be freed up under Mike Catt, Shane Horgan questions some of the ‘revisionism’ of Joe Schmidt’s tenure.

Friday 31 January, 2020

Richie Hogan returns for Cats as Cody makes three changes for Carlow

Throw-in at Netwatch Cullen Park is at 2pm this Sunday.

Cork ring the changes, Tipp make just one, for league clash on Leeside

Cork have made changes in most areas of the field while for Tipp, Cian Darcy comes in at centre-forward.

Farrell makes two changes to starting Dublin XV for trip to Mayo

Rory O’Carroll and Paul Mannion, the latter of whom was originally pencilled in to start last week, will be in the fold from throw-in.

Cork City announce trio of young recruits from English football

Neale Fenn has added Joe Redmond, Reyon Dillon and Henry Ochieng to his ranks on Leeside.


Man City defender Angelino seals deadline-day exit from the Etihad

The 23-year-old made just four league starts for Pep Guardiola’s men this season.

Sligo Rovers return to their roots with fan-researched home jersey for 2020 season

‘Our last stripe jersey was five years ago, so I think it’s time to go back to our roots,’ said the club’s CEO, Colin Feehily.

'King' Eric Cantona has Liam Gallagher for a butler in video for Oasis frontman's new single Red And Blue This post contains videos

'King' Eric Cantona has Liam Gallagher for a butler in video for Oasis frontman's new single

Gallagher expressed his delight at being able to work with ‘the last rock ‘n’ roll footballer.’

Thursday 30 January, 2020

Doyle rejoins Swindon on permanent deal after Bradford recall Ginger Pele This post contains videos

Doyle rejoins Swindon on permanent deal after Bradford recall

The Dubliner was recalled from his remarkable loan spell earlier this month, but will return to the County Ground.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Aaron McKenna's first fight of 2020 booked for March

The 20-year-old will look to move to 11-0 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, in eight weeks’ time.

Cardiff begin process of bringing criminal charges against Nantes over Sala transfer

The Championship club have asked for an investigation into Nantes’ role in the events which led to the striker’s tragic death.

Copa Libertadores hero 'Gabigol' joins Flamengo from Inter on permanent basis

The 23-year-old scored 43 goals in 58 appearances last season and had been linked with West Ham among other European clubs.

Monday 27 January, 2020

O'Sullivan, Coombes and McHenry earn senior deals as Munster announce six new contracts

Stephen Archer, Dan Goggin and Liam O’Connor have each extended their senior deals by two years.

Leeds recruit French striker from Bundesliga leaders Leipzig to boost promotion bid

He scored 20 goals in 67 appearances for Leipzig before joining Monaco on loan at the start of this season.

Saturday 25 January, 2020

As it happened: Tipperary v Limerick, Allianz Hurling League Division 1, Group A

Join us for live updates as The Premier host The Treaty in Thurles, with throw-in at 5:15pm.

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