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Yesterday’s News

Kathryn Dane handed first Ireland start for Saturday's clash with Italy

Adam Griggs has made one change to his side for the meeting with the Italians in Parma.

'Not even Jesus Christ pleased everybody' - Chelsea loanee Morata on jeers from his own fans

The striker joined Atletico Madrid on an 18-month deal back in January.

UFC to put interim title on the line in the absence of middleweight champ Whittaker

A bout between Kelvin Gastelum and undefeated star Israel Adesanya will take place at UFC 236.

Lomachenko will defend WBA and WBO lightweight titles against Britain's Crolla

The Staples Center in Los Angeles is set to host the bout on 12 April.

'A goalless draw is the best draw you can get'

Jamie Carragher was positive about Liverpool’s chances of progression following the first-leg encounter with Bayern Munich.

1982 World Cup winner suspended from TV punditry over sexist remarks

The announcement came after Fulvio Collovati said women could not ‘speak about tactics’.

Ulster wing Kernohan starts as U20s name four uncapped players on bench

Billy Scannell, Callum Reid, Ben Healy and Ronan Watters are hoping to win their first caps.

After a blistering start to life at Milan, €35m striker wants to make the club great again

23-year-old Krzysztof Piatek has hit six goals in his first five matches for the Rossoneri.

Programme that brought Irish to AFLW to hold first overseas camp on these shores

CrossCoders will run a camp in Ireland from 17-19 May.

Bleyendaal and Mathewson among 5 Munster players to sign new contracts

Ciaran Parker, in addition to academy duo Sean O’Connor and Keynan Knox, have also put pen to paper.

Man City team up with robot-makers to buy Chinese club

Sichuan Jiuniu are based in the western Chinese metropolis of Chengdu.

Here are the draws for the 2019 Dublin football and hurling championships

The groups are in with a number of exciting ties on the horizon.

'A great boost' for Sheedy as Eamon O'Shea rejoins Tipp management team

‘Eamon O’Shea has been a central figure in the evolution of Tipperary hurling over the past decade.’

20-year-old Doris keeps head down as Leinster back Mayo man's talents

A former Ireland U20s captain, the number eight is highly-rated.

Laurina out to cement her status as a live Champion player in Quevega Hurdle

Racing gets underway at 1.30pm later this afternoon at Punchestown.

Guardiola labels Bernardo Silva Portugal's 'biggest star' ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Silva has been a standout performer this term with Guardiola suggesting he has usurped Ronaldo in Portugal.

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books

The 20-year-old back row made her debut in the Six Nations two weekends ago.

Marmion misses out on Ireland's Italy trip but set for 150th Connacht game

Meanwhile, the province feel Jack Carty is ready for a possible Ireland debut.

O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish

The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.

5 players to watch in tonight's Sigerson Cup final

The final between UCC and St Marys takes place in O’Moore Park at 7.30pm.

'I was only expecting to get maybe one cap this year but I'm delighted'

19-year-old openside flanker Scott Penny has already made four senior starts for Leinster.

'The circumstances this year have been very funny' - Gordon Elliott looks ahead to Cheltenham festival

After a curious year, the trainer previews the biggest racing festival of them all.

Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Where's your mum? I pay her rent now': Joshua and Miller get feisty at New York presser I'm Your Landlord This post contains videos

'Where's your mum? I pay her rent now': Joshua and Miller get feisty at New York presser

In the first media event ahead of their heavyweight title fight on 1 June, the pair traded insults at Madison Square Garden.

'The tie is not over' - Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool to recover after below-par display

The usually free-scoring Reds now face a daunting task in the second leg at the Allianz Arena.

Just 3 points separate 4 teams at the top of the Championship after tonight's late drama

Jake Livermore boosted West Bromwich Albion’s bid for promotion to the Premier League.

Steve Stricker set to be named US Ryder Cup captain - reports

The Wisconsin native is set to be Padraig Harrington’s opposite number at Whistling Straits.

Player ratings: How Liverpool fared against Bayern Munich

The Reds ultimately failed to unlock their opponents’ stubborn defence.

No breakthrough for Barcelona with Lyon holding La Liga leaders to goalless draw

Ernesto Valverde’s side dominated possession and attempts on goal but failed to break the deadlock.

Nothing to separate Liverpool and Bayern as Champions League first-leg ends in stalemate

Jurgen Klopp’s men could not find a breakthrough against the Bundesliga champions on Tuesday night.

Juventus star will miss Atletico clash to undergo heart treatment

The Old Lady confirmed Sami Khedira has an “atrial arrhythmia”.

PSG's Neymar 'cried for two days' after injury

The Ligue 1 club are hopeful the Brazilian star will be back in time for the Champions League quarter-finals.

'Roy demands high standards. You need to be mentally strong with him': Andy Reid defends Keane amid criticism Got Your Back This post contains videos

'Roy demands high standards. You need to be mentally strong with him': Andy Reid defends Keane amid criticism

The former Ireland midfielder has defended Keane after facing criticism for his management style.

'I read an article a while ago that I had retired from international football - I nearly lost the plot!'

Stephanie Roche is back doing what she loves: playing football and enjoying it.

Guardiola agrees with Twitter critics over 'Messidependencia'

The Catalan says he cannot argue with those who say he only won the Champions League because he had great players at his disposal.

As it happened: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Champions League last-16

What promised to be a thrilling first-leg proved to be fairly…dull.

Naomi Osaka upset in first match as world number one days after splitting from coach Defeat This post contains videos

Naomi Osaka upset in first match as world number one days after splitting from coach

Playing as world number one without a full-time coach, Osaka crashed out of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Iain Henderson avoids ban having been cited for incident against Ospreys

The Ulster forward is free to play in Ireland’s remaining Six Nations fixtures.

Season-ending injury confirmed for Irish defender Tommie Hoban

The Watford player, who’s on loan at Aberdeen, has suffered a torn anterior cruciate knee ligament.

Rangers director hits out at BBC Scotland's coverage of his club

Stewart Robertson accused the broadcaster of ‘vilifying’ Alfredo Morelos.

Sean Maguire was 'manhandled six or seven times' by Martin O'Neill's Forest

There was just one booking as Preston extended their unbeaten run in the Championship to seven games.