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Dublin: 3 °C Monday 17 February, 2020

Today’s News

Ulster rule out Kiwi back for the rest of the season due to injury

Matt Faddes is set to undergo surgery for a shoulder problem.

'Sexuality does not affect your athletic performance... We don't want people taking their own life' This post contains videos

'Sexuality does not affect your athletic performance... We don't want people taking their own life'

Marc Leckie of the Harlequins Foundation talks to The42 about their research into the use of homophobic language in sport.

Yesterday’s News

Kilkenny rally from nine points down but Morris' seven points helps Wexford to crucial win

Davy Fitzgerald’s side held off a gutsy comeback from the Cats at home.

As it happened: Wexford beat Kilkenny and Clare triumph - Sunday hurling match tracker

Clare, Cork and Wexford all grabbed hard-fought wins in the jaws of Storm Dennis.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

Meath seal Leinster U20 semi-final clash with holders Dublin as Kildare also advance

The Lilywhites will face either Laois or Westmeath whose quarter-final clash was postponed.

Callanan to make first league start for Tipp while Dublin and Waterford also ring the changes

There’s plenty of inter-county hurling action this weekend.

Friday 14 February, 2020

Former Ireland international Jimmy Conway dies aged 73 RIP

Former Ireland international Jimmy Conway dies aged 73

The Dubliner earned 20 international caps during his career.

Ireland internationals return as Connacht chase Pro14 play-offs

Andy Friend’s side take on Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground.

Chelsea become first football club in the world to tailor training to players' menstrual cycles

Team manager Emma Hayes first came up with the idea after her side’s defeat in the 2016 FA Cup final.

Thursday 13 February, 2020

'The GAA need to look at this competition and give it the respect it deserves' - UCC boss

Tom Kingston was speaking after his side’s Fitzgibbon back-to-back triumphs.

'I twisted my ankle so from high to low in a second' - Cork star missed last few minutes of UCC triumph Late Drama This post contains videos

'I twisted my ankle so from high to low in a second' - Cork star missed last few minutes of UCC triumph

Darragh Fitzgibbon finished with two crucial points to help secure back-to-back Fitzgibbon Cup titles.

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'He is the Messi of hurling' - UCC boss hails Kerry star after heroic nine-point haul

Shane Conway was superb for the Fitzgibbon Cup champions.

14-man UCC come from 6 points down to win Fitzgibbon Cup final against IT Carlow

Shane Conway was man-of-the-match in UCC’s win.

Cork and Kerry stars combine for 1-12 as CIT clinch Trench Cup with 14-point win

Mary I were outgunned by the Cork victors at DCU.

Monday 10 February, 2020

'We wouldn’t have the highest profile' - the history chasing IT out to halt UCC's drive for 40th title

DJ Carey’s Carlow side are looking to win the third-level competition for the first time this Wednesday.

DJ Carey: 'If you ask a referee what they’re doing, they tell you where to go'

The IT Carlow manager also bemoaned the hectic schedules his players are facing at this time of year.

Saturday 8 February, 2020

Late drama as Cork's Coleman shows nerves of steel to send UCC to Fitzgibbon decider

The reigning champions will seek to defend their crown against IT Carlow next week.

IT Carlow smash five goals past Mary I to book Fitzgibbon Cup final spot with 14-point win

Wexford’s Cathal Dunbar bagged a brace on the way to a comfortable win.

Thursday 6 February, 2020

Ireland's Meadow three off the lead in Australia while Maguire also in contention

The pair are in action at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Feeling like a 'prison warden' over releasing players and freeing the GAA from 'elitism sh**'

Cork U20 boss Keith Ricken offers his thoughts on coaching and how to develop players.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Helping a four-time All-Ireland winner adapt to manager role and the Kerry job 'I couldn't turn down'

Mike Quirke spoke to John Sugrue after replacing his fellow Kingdom native as the new Laois boss.

Kerry U20 boss dismisses 'media fascination' about captaincy rule

John Sugrue says he doesn’t understand the level of interest in who skippers the Kingdom teams.

Monday 3 February, 2020

Kerry to keep status quo as motion to change captaincy rule defeated

Delegates voted on the issue at a county board meeting this evening.

Tipperary awarded league victory following confusion over final scoreline

The Camogie Association awarded the result to the Premier County following a review.

Sunday 2 February, 2020

Consequences of Cantona's kung-fu kick, Kobe Bryant's greatness and more of the week's best sportswriting

A selection of our favourite bits of sportswriting from around the world over the past seven days.

Saturday 1 February, 2020

Lamenting Finn Russell's absence and finding 'gratitude' after an almost fatal neck injury

Former Scotland international Thom Evans suffered a serious neck injury in 2010.

Friday 31 January, 2020

'Who's going to be captain if Johnny goes off? It seems there isn't a huge amount putting their hand up'

Tommy Bowe has some concerns about who will step in to skipper Ireland if the Leinster man is absent at any stage.

Gheorghe Hagi's son joins Rangers on loan

The 21-year-old Ianis will be with Steven Gerrard’s side until the end of the season.

Thursday 30 January, 2020

'I'd have been disappointed if they hadn't gone over' - Young Dubs keeper on three-point haul for DCU

Evan Comerford was flawless from dead ball situations in the Sigerson Cup final.

'It mightn't be Copper Face Jacks for me but I'll spend a few hours with the lads' - DCU boss Christie

The Glasnevin college won their fifth Sigerson Cup title on Wednesday night.

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Dublin and Monaghan stars lead the way as DCU crowned Sigerson Cup champions

The third-level decider took place at the DCU Sportsground, and it’s a fifth title for the hosts.

Injections for a broken finger to play All-Ireland final and working alongside Cats legend Reid

Katie Power is working as a nutritional coach at TJ Reid’s health and fitness facility.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Ireland defender Lenihan on target while Rooney scores first Derby goal in dramatic defeat

There were eight games down for decision in the Championship this evening.

Saracens' interim CEO resigns less than a month into his year-long term

Edward Griffiths returned to the club earlier this month after leaving in 2015.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Long queues into Croke Park for Dublin v Kerry due to 'very late arrival of supporters'

The GAA have issued a statement following the Division 1 game at the weekend.

'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant Mamba This post contains videos

'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant

Emmet Donnelly guarded the NBA legend during a high school game.

Sunday 26 January, 2020

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Longford edge out Louth while Antrim begin with six-point win over Galvin's Wexford Wrap This post contains videos

Longford edge out Louth while Antrim begin with six-point win over Galvin's Wexford

There was plenty of first-round action in Division 3 and Division 4 of the Allianz Football league.

Saturday 25 January, 2020

Open Thread: Who will win the Division 1 hurling league title?

The action gets underway this weekend.

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