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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 11 July, 2020

Yesterday’s News

Wexford SHC heads up listings as TG4 brings live GAA back to your screen

The broadcaster has unveiled its July listings as club championships return.

Sunday 5 July, 2020

Ordinary Roy, a community's wounds and more of the week's best sportswriting

Lockdown’s over, but you don’t have to go anywhere.

Saturday 4 July, 2020

'The intention was always to champion what these guys achieved'

Director Jason Branagan has worked tirelessly to bring the story of Ireland’s first bobsleigh team to the screen.

Friday 3 July, 2020

Wing Wootton moves from Munster to Connacht for the year ahead

The 25-year-old joins Conor Oliver and Sam Arnold in swapping Munster for Connacht.

Second round 66 leaves Seamus Power with share of the lead in Detroit

The Irishman is breaking up the American dominance heading into 4th of July weekend.

Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Here's the draw for the group stages of the LGFA Championships GAA

Here's the draw for the group stages of the LGFA Championships

Reigning champions Dublin are in group 3 with Donegal and Waterford. The draws for Junior and Intermeditate also took place this evening.


Monday 29 June, 2020

Fulham's Mitrovic hit with three-match ban for early elbow against Leeds

The Championship’s joint-leading scorer was fortunate to escape a red before Fulham lost 3-0 at Elland Road.

Watch: The tale of Ireland's bobsleigh team is coming to the big screen

Jason Branagan’s first documentary feature charts the unorthodox push to bring Ireland to the Winter Olympics.

Sunday 28 June, 2020

'The wrong summer to go', Klopp the hero and more of the week's best sportswriting

Football’s back and dominating our picks this week.

Callaghan raring to be 'unleashed' on the world's mountains after refreshing home runs

The Dubliner stripped back some of the structure from his training routine and set out to enjoy his bike during lockdown.

Saturday 27 June, 2020

Post-match red cards fly as Rooney penalty keeps pace in Derby's promotion chase

Tom Lawrence and Matt Miazga got caught up the emotion of a tight contest in an empty stadium.

Ulster and Connacht Coronavirus-free as provinces set for full return

Leinster and Munster delivered zero positives after testing last week.

Quiz: What do you remember of Ireland's run to the 2016 U20 World Cup final?

James Ryan, Jacob Stockdale and the boys lit up the tournament.

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Messi still waiting on 700th goal as Rakitic seals Barca win over Bilbao

The 699-goal Argentine had to be content with an assist as Athletic Bilbao were shaded.

Harry Kane back on the score-sheet as Spurs see off West Ham

Jose Mourinho’s side comfortably secured a 2-0 win over the Hammers.

Leagues scrapped as camogie calendar takes shape with round-robin Championship GAA

Leagues scrapped as camogie calendar takes shape with round-robin Championship

Camogie’s showpiece competition is set to be played between October and December.

Saturday 20 June, 2020

Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo

Under very different circumstances, this weekend would have been the central focus of Ireland’s Sevens season.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Fraser declines contract extension, will miss most of Bournemouth's relegation battle

The south coast club successfully signed up four players to play beyond 30 June, but the midfielder will only be eligible for two fixtures.

Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Irish amateur wrestler given four-year ban for doping violation

The athlete failed her doping control test in November and the four-year ban is place since December.

Ian McKinley among 8 players ready for Benetton exit

The Italian club may well field some of the players released again if the 2019/20 season is to resume.

Saturday 30 May, 2020

Another few links to 2016 glory slip away from Connacht

Niyi Adeolokun, Eoin McKeon and Tom McCartney were huge figures in the province’s greatest day.

Quiz: Can you name these Irish rugby players from the 90s?

You’ve spotted Simon Geoghegan, now see how you fare with the rest.

Thursday 28 May, 2020

'I had an eye on Donegal': Pat Gilroy blames himself for Dublin's 2012 loss to Mayo

‘I saw (Donegal) as the real danger that year.’

Sunday 24 May, 2020

Thompson on Jordan, Kimmage on Kimmage and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, absorbing pieces with Lee Hendrie and tracking Evan Tanner’s last steps.

Friday 22 May, 2020

CVC buys 28% stake in Pro14 Rugby in €140 million deal

Along with the deal, the Italian federation will become a member of Celtic Rugby DAC.

Monday 18 May, 2020

FAI medical director hopes to see players tested before return to training

Dr Alan Byrne is keen on gathering data so football can discover where its ‘acceptable risk’ lies.

Six Nations issues statement over mooted series without France and Italy

A report suggested that France and Italy would be excluded from the contingency ‘home nations’ competition.

Ireland's sailors get back on the water in Dun Laoghaire

It’s far from full tilt, but the athletes will be thrilled to be training in their boat again.

Saturday 16 May, 2020

Quiz: Have you been paying attention to caps in Irish rugby?

The little number next to every player on the team-sheet tells a story, but do you know them by heart?

Friday 15 May, 2020

July Test rugby finally postponed, but rescheduling only poses more problems

Rugby seasons are arduous enough without cramming a backlog of fixtures in.

Thursday 14 May, 2020

Dublin boss Bohan calls for 2020 Championship to be scrapped

‘I’d hate to see the competition just put on for the sake of a few games,’ he said of the mooted knock-out Championship.

'Arrangements are all in place': Aviva Stadium ready to host matches

10 years on from its official reopening, the Lansdowne Road venue is planning for another.

Derry City declare support for all-island league, urge other clubs to follow

‘We would encourage other clubs to acknowledge the fragility of the present arrangements,’ say the Candystripes as they give unwavering support for a new format.

Monday 11 May, 2020

June fixture list unveiled for Kiwi Super Rugby sides

Reports in Australia say their sides, including the revived Western Force, may follow suit in July.

Saturday 9 May, 2020

The great Irish rugby captains quiz

Where’s our, flippin’ pride? It’s in the track records of these fine upstanding gentlemen.

Monday 4 May, 2020

Too soon to talk about Serie A, FA doesn't expect fans at matches 'any time soon'

European football is nudging towards resumption at various speeds.

Sunday 3 May, 2020

A little added nature in your exercise goes a long way

With sportspeople off, healthcare workers are the high-performance operators still standing and they, like the rest of us, can take a benefit from meaningful time outdoors.

Saturday 2 May, 2020

Quiz: What do you remember about Stephen Ferris' impactful career?

His career was too short, but he left an imprint all across Irish rugby.

Friday 1 May, 2020

Shay Given heads up group to source PPE for frontline healthcare staff 'working to save our lives'

The not for profit will use funds raised to manufacture masks approved for use in the NHS.

Thursday 30 April, 2020

French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September

Covid-19 has ended France’s top division after 17 rounds.

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