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Dublin: 6°C Saturday 10 April 2021

Yesterday’s News

La Liga finds no evidence of racist slur against Diakhaby
# Probe
# Probe

La Liga finds no evidence of racist slur against Diakhaby

22 hours ago 1,876 Views 2 Comments

Juan Cala of Cadiz was alleged to have abused the Valnecia player last weekend.

'It's a special feeling to wear the green jersey, and to get Player of the Match topped that off'
# Joy Of Six
# Joy Of Six

'It's a special feeling to wear the green jersey, and to get Player of the Match topped that off'

22 hours ago 2,342 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Jamie Finn was excellent against Denmark – and global superstar Pernille Harder – last night.

Irish women's hockey squad pull out of trip to Malaysia
# Last Minute Call
# Last Minute Call

Irish women's hockey squad pull out of trip to Malaysia

22 hours ago 2,019 Views 0 Comments

It’s the second time in just over a year the trip has been cancelled.

Cullen: ‘The group is as motivated as ever – Exeter is a huge challenge’
# Clash Of The Titans
# Clash Of The Titans

Cullen: ‘The group is as motivated as ever – Exeter is a huge challenge’

22 hours ago 8,881 Views 17 Comments

Leinster take on Premiership and Champions Cup winners Exeter Chiefs tomorrow at Sandy Park.

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Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last
# Big Game
# Big Game

Messi happy again but Barca wonder if this Clasico will be his last

23 hours ago 2,827 Views 1 Comment

The winners will move Atletico Madrid off top spot for the first time since December.

Dalymount Park redevelopment to progress following announcement of government grant
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

Dalymount Park redevelopment to progress following announcement of government grant

23 hours ago 17,237 Views 20 Comments

It’s hoped that the 6,000-seater stadium will open in time for the start of the 2025 League of Ireland season.

Henderson absent again as Ulster side to face Northampton Saints is unveiled
# Suftum
# Suftum

Henderson absent again as Ulster side to face Northampton Saints is unveiled

Fri 12:31 PM 8,141 Views 12 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has selected an unchanged starting XV from the win over Harlequins.

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row
# Team News
# Team News

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row

Fri 12:08 PM 15,643 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men didn’t play last weekend after their clash with Toulon was cancelled.

Shane Lowry 'proud' after recovering from errors to stay in Masters hunt
# Reaction
# Reaction

Shane Lowry 'proud' after recovering from errors to stay in Masters hunt

Fri 11:38 AM 4,509 Views 3 Comments

The Offaly man was hindered by slip-ups on the 10th and 15th holes, before shooting birdies on 16 and 18.

GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign
# Sanction
# Sanction

GAA expected to announce new Farrell ban and rule him out of Dublin's league campaign

Fri 11:08 AM 7,622 Views 10 Comments

Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney is facing a suspension that could see him miss an early round Ulster SFC game.

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns
# Hoops
# Hoops

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns

Fri 8:47 AM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

The Utah Jazz continued their run of form at home.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer impressed by display of Marcus Rashford in win over Granada
# Just Europa
# Just Europa

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer impressed by display of Marcus Rashford in win over Granada

Fri 8:07 AM 3,986 Views 8 Comments

United take a 2-0 lead back to Old Trafford.

Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland
# W6N
# W6N

Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland

Fri 8:00 AM 3,165 Views 0 Comments

Last season Wales lost all four of their games in the Six Nations and conceded a total of 166 points.

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport

Fri 7:30 AM 7,335 Views 5 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'They actually empower the players to do a huge amount of the strategy' - Jackman on Exeter

Fri 7:15 AM 3,544 Views 2 Comments

Rob Baxter and co. have put the weight on their players to beat Leinster this weekend.

A chance for Sligo Rovers to show that they're in for the long haul
# Clash Of The Rovers
# Clash Of The Rovers

A chance for Sligo Rovers to show that they're in for the long haul

Fri 7:05 AM 3,007 Views 1 Comment

After a promising start to the season, Liam Buckley’s side host champions Shamrock Rovers this weekend.

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
# Ireland Women
# Ireland Women

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain

Fri 7:00 AM 5,418 Views 3 Comments

The head coach is hoping his squad can reap the benefits of all their time together on the training pitch.

'You want to be performing to a level where it’s not up for debate, you just have to be picked'
# Ambition
# Ambition

'You want to be performing to a level where it’s not up for debate, you just have to be picked'

Fri 6:30 AM 9,035 Views 24 Comments

Ulster’s Eric O’Sullivan is eager to push his game on and hit new targets in his career.

Lowry in contention while McIlroy hits dad Gerry with wayward shot at Masters
# Fore!
# Fore!

Lowry in contention while McIlroy hits dad Gerry with wayward shot at Masters

Updated Fri 12:00 AM 91,470 Views 28 Comments

Justin Rose is in the lead after the opening round at Augusta National.

Thursday 8 April, 2021

'I’m very, very proud of them in the guts that they showed against an opponent like this'
# Encouraging Signs
# Encouraging Signs

'I’m very, very proud of them in the guts that they showed against an opponent like this'

Thu 11:58 PM 4,022 Views 2 Comments

Vera Pauw’s Ireland suffered a 1-0 defeat to Denmark tonight, but there were lots of positives to take from the international friendly.

Former NFL player kills five people before dying by suicide
# RIP
# RIP

Former NFL player kills five people before dying by suicide

Thu 11:30 PM 12,570 Views 9 Comments

Authorities said that former San Francisco 49ers player cornerback Phillip Adams fatally shot the five victims.

Wasteful Arsenal concede late away goal equaliser in Europa League quarter-final
# Frustration
# Frustration

Wasteful Arsenal concede late away goal equaliser in Europa League quarter-final

Thu 10:33 PM 4,872 Views 4 Comments

Nicolas Pepe had broken the deadlock for Arsenal but Slavia Prague grabbed a late equaliser at the Emirates.

Rashford and Fernandes ensure United brush off Granada
# Away Days
# Away Days

Rashford and Fernandes ensure United brush off Granada

Thu 10:11 PM 6,180 Views 5 Comments

The away side sealed a 2-0 victory to take charge of the Europa League quarter-final first leg.

Irish taekwondo star loses European Championships quarter-final
# Defeat
# Defeat

Irish taekwondo star loses European Championships quarter-final

Thu 9:26 PM 3,522 Views 1 Comment

22-year-old Jack Woolley lost to eventual silver medalist Adrian Vincente of Spain.

Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly
# Next Chapter
# Next Chapter

Ireland edged out by early Denmark goal but plenty of positives in Pauw's first friendly

Thu 9:02 PM 12,003 Views 3 Comments

Nicoline Sorensen scored the decisive goal in the ninth minute at Tallaght Stadium.

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them

Thu 7:02 PM 3,478 Views 2 Comments

‘There’s no doubt about what’s being put in by individuals and how they’re maximising every resource they have, but you can always have more support.’

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Denmark, International friendly
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Denmark, International friendly

Thu 6:05 PM 24,714 Views 5 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side took on the Danes at Tallaght Stadium as preparations for the 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign ramp up.

'We're only one rule away from the game becoming like Australian Rules' - Jim Gavin
# PREDICTION
# PREDICTION

'We're only one rule away from the game becoming like Australian Rules' - Jim Gavin

Thu 5:38 PM 18,572 Views 5 Comments

The former Dublin boss was speaking on the JC DC Am Seo Podcast.

Abacadabras just magic for Gigginstown in Aintree Hurdle
# Aintree Festival
# Aintree Festival

Abacadabras just magic for Gigginstown in Aintree Hurdle

Thu 5:27 PM 2,714 Views 0 Comments

Champion Hurdle exit forgotten with Grade One strike.

Lanigan-O'Keeffe rediscovers form to cruise into Sofia final
# Timely
# Timely

Lanigan-O'Keeffe rediscovers form to cruise into Sofia final

Thu 5:21 PM 4,550 Views 0 Comments

With valuable Olympic qualification points at stake this month, the Kilkenny man began to hit his stride.

Larry McCarthy: Dublin and Monaghan breaches have caused 'reputational damage' to the GAA
# Protocols
# Protocols

Larry McCarthy: Dublin and Monaghan breaches have caused 'reputational damage' to the GAA

Thu 4:13 PM 4,382 Views 18 Comments

He confirmed that Dessie Farrell and Seamus ‘Banty’ McEnaney can’t have any involvement with their teams for the duration of their bans.

Aintree delight as Alex Ferguson celebrates Grade One treble
# Fergie Time
# Fergie Time

Aintree delight as Alex Ferguson celebrates Grade One treble

Thu 3:43 PM 7,987 Views 3 Comments

There was victory in the Betway Bowl Chase for Clan Des Obeaux, with Tiger Roll having to settle for fourth.

GAA unveils 2021 roadmap with leagues starting in May and All-Ireland finals in August
# Master Fixture Plan
# Master Fixture Plan

GAA unveils 2021 roadmap with leagues starting in May and All-Ireland finals in August

Thu 3:32 PM 33,263 Views 42 Comments

A club-only window will run from 4/5 September.

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener
# Intent
# Intent

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener

Thu 3:30 PM 2,249 Views 2 Comments

The head coach believes his squad now have a better understanding of what is required to win Test matches.

'Apart from an accent, it is the absolute world. It means everything to me and my family'
# Amazing Grace
# Amazing Grace

'Apart from an accent, it is the absolute world. It means everything to me and my family'

Updated Thu 3:00 PM 41,070 Views 0 Comments

Goalkeeper Grace Moloney on representing Ireland, her exceptional season at Reading and how she used lockdown to improve.

Swansea City to boycott social media following 'abhorrent abuse' of players
# Taking A Stand
# Taking A Stand

Swansea City to boycott social media following 'abhorrent abuse' of players

Thu 2:47 PM 2,319 Views 2 Comments

‘As a club we are acutely aware of how social media can impact on the mental health of players and staff…’

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Thu 2:25 PM 3,045 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

Dundalk blow as Brian Gartland set for surgery on ACL tear
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Dundalk blow as Brian Gartland set for surgery on ACL tear

Thu 2:07 PM 2,559 Views 2 Comments

Lilywhites stalwart will have an operation later this month.

Monaghan GAA suspend manager 'Banty' McEnaney for 12 weeks following training breach
# Banty Ban
# Banty Ban

Monaghan GAA suspend manager 'Banty' McEnaney for 12 weeks following training breach

Thu 12:42 PM 25,355 Views 47 Comments

Monaghan boss admits ‘serious error of judgement’.

Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal
# Stepping Up
# Stepping Up

Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal

Thu 10:49 AM 3,532 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old opened the scoring against Porto with a memorable strike.