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# confirmed - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Gatland hands out two debuts in experimental Wales team to face Ireland

Saturday will be the head coach’s final game in charge in Cardiff.

# confirmed - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Byrne starts at 10 as Schmidt recalls Ireland's big guns for England

The Leinster man will get his first Test start at Twickenham on Saturday.

# confirmed - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020

The newly announced ODIs form part of Ireland’s involvement in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

# confirmed - Thursday 15 August, 2019

From Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month He's Coming

Mike Pence will back the Good Friday Agreement when he visits Ireland next month

The US Vice President was invited to visit by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar when they met in Washington in March.

# confirmed - Friday 9 August, 2019

Saudi Arabia chosen to host Ruiz Jr versus Joshua rematch in December

The pair will face off for the second time on Saturday 7 December.

# confirmed - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Milan announce deal to sign €35m Portuguese forward

20-year-old Rafael Leao joins the Rossoneri after one season in France with Lille.

# confirmed - Friday 7 June, 2019

Man United make first summer signing with capture of James

The pacy Welsh winger arrives from Championship club Swansea for an initial £15 million.

# confirmed - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib

The undefeated Russian will take on interim title-holder Dustin Poirier in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

# confirmed - Friday 31 May, 2019

Inter announce former Chelsea boss as Spalletti's successor

Antonio Conte will return to coaching in Serie A after being announced as the man to take over at Inter

# confirmed - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Uncapped Kleyn and Haley included in Ireland's World Cup training squad

Dave Kearney is among those called back into the national squad by Joe Schmidt.

# confirmed - Monday 27 May, 2019

Rob Kearney signs new one-year IRFU deal to stay with Leinster

The 33-year-old fullback has extended his deal with the union.

# confirmed - Friday 17 May, 2019

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

The fullback has 72 hours to appeal.

# confirmed - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Ulster confirm signing of Kiwi back Matt Faddes from Highlanders

The 27-year-old Otago man can play in several positions across the backline.

# confirmed - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal

The Ireland international has quickly become a key player for Johann van Graan’s side.

# confirmed - Friday 19 April, 2019

Earls ruled out in major blow for Munster as Bleyendaal starts at 10

The Ireland international failed to come through training this week.

# confirmed - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Europa League semi-final line-up confirmed after Frankfurt's dramatic win and Valencia's dominance

Arsenal face the Spaniards while Chelsea and Frankfurt will go head-to-head in the last four.

# confirmed - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

IRFU confirm Jack McGrath will join Ulster from Leinster next season

The 29-year-old has struggled for form and fitness this season with his native province.

# confirmed - Sunday 31 March, 2019

EPCR confirms dates and kick-off times for Munster and Leinster semi-finals

The southern province are first up against Saracens on Saturday 20 April.

Leinster will welcome Toulouse to Dublin in the Champions Cup semi-finals

The French side won a thrilling quarter-final against Racing 92 despite playing 55 minutes with 14 players.

# confirmed - Friday 8 March, 2019

Seven changes for Ireland as O'Brien misses out on matchday 23

Joe Schmidt has made six changes to his starting pack as several big guns return.

# confirmed - Friday 1 February, 2019

Joseph Duffy to make UFC return on St Patrick's weekend after 16 months out

The 30-year-old former boxer will face Marc Diakese at London’s O2 Arena on 16 March.

# confirmed - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Higuain Premier League-bound as Chelsea confirm loan deal for Argentinian striker

The 31-year-old has linked back up with his old Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri.

# confirmed - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Connacht face Sale rematch as Challenge Cup quarter-final line-up confirmed

Andy Friend’s side will travel to the AJ Bell Stadium on the last weekend of March.

# confirmed - Monday 7 January, 2019

Ireland legend Damien Duff's move to Celtic confirmed

The former Blackburn and Chelsea star leaves his role with Shamrock Rovers to take up the new position.

# confirmed - Friday 7 December, 2018

Shamrock Rovers announce the arrival of former Man City youngster Jack Byrne

The 22-year-old midfielder will attempt to turn his career around in the League of Ireland next season.

# confirmed - Monday 26 November, 2018

Joe Schmidt to leave Ireland post-World Cup, Andy Farrell to take over

The 53-year-old New Zealander is set to step away from coaching altogether.

# confirmed - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'100% committed to Ireland' - Southampton teen releases statement on international future

18-year-old Michael Obafemi, who was called up to Martin O’Neill’s squad this week, is also eligible to line out for Nigeria and England.

# confirmed - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Mayo ladies football manager Peter Leahy to remain in charge until 2021

After a difficult 2018, Leahy was re-appointed earlier this week.

# confirmed - Sunday 7 October, 2018

From 'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court CONFIRMED

'Very, very good': Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to Supreme Court

Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice yesterday in Washington after a fraught nomination that sparked protests.

# confirmed - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Los Angeles' Staples Center to host Wilder-Fury

Los Angeles’ Staples Center will play host to the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

# confirmed - Thursday 6 September, 2018

All Blacks to return to Dublin in 2021, with Wallabies and Boks to come in 2020

The IRFU has confirmed high-profile opposition for the November Tests post-World Cup.

# confirmed - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Joe Schmidt's Ireland confirm 2019 World Cup warm-up schedule

Ireland will take on England, Wales and Italy next year.

# confirmed - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Rookie Olesen secures final automatic spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team

Eight of the 12 berths on Thomas Bjorn’s team have now been filled.

# confirmed - Friday 31 August, 2018

Ireland Women to face England in second November Test

After declining an invitation to tour Australia in June, the IRFU has confirmed the autumn schedule.

# confirmed - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Leinster get Pro14 defence underway in Wales as inter-pro dates rejigged

There will be two rounds of inter-provincial clashes leading into the first European weekend of the season.

# confirmed - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Joey Carbery confirms he is leaving Leinster to join Munster next season

The out-half is moving south after coming through Leinster’s academy system.

# confirmed - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Ibrahimovic on the verge of LA Galaxy move after leaving Man United

The Swedish striker has departed the Premier League club, and a deal to join MLS looks imminent.

# confirmed - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Ruby Walsh ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after aggravating leg break CONFIRMED This post contains videos

Ruby Walsh ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after aggravating leg break

A fall from Al Boum Photo in the RSA Chase today has ended the top jockey’s involvement.

# confirmed - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Confirmed: Jose Mourinho extends stay at Manchester United

The Red Devils boss has signed a new deal.

# confirmed - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the new leader of Sinn Féin New Boss

Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the new leader of Sinn Féin

Gerry Adams will be stepping aside from his role after more than 30 years.