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Dublin: 8°C Saturday 31 October 2020

Yesterday’s News

Kilkenny and Dublin confirm starting sides for Leinster semi-final

Eoin Cody and Ciaran Wallace are among the players that have been given the nod.

Cork team named for Munster semi-final showdown with Waterford

Kieran Kingston names an experienced side for the clash.

One change for Limerick while Tipp name experienced side for Munster last-four clash

Páirc Uí Chaoimh will host this battle on Sunday.

Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford and Offaly name football sides for openers

The All-Ireland senior football championship returns this weekend.

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Wexford and Galway show their hand for Leinster semi-final clash

The sides will do battle in Croke Park on Saturday evening.

Djokovic suffers heaviest defeat to lucky loser ranked 42nd in the world

Lorenzo Sonego won the quarter-final of the Vienna ATP tournament 6-2, 6-1.

Here's the draw for the FAI Cup semi-finals

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk could meet in the final after being kept apart.

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall

The Slovenian’s third win in this year’s race earned him a 10 seconds bonus.

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Envoi Allen extends unbeaten run with easy win, Aspire Tower too good for Abacadabras

The De Bromhead runner surprised the hot favourite at Down Royal.

Seven debutants get the nod for Mayo's championship opener

Sunday’s Connacht quarter-final against Leitrim is due to take place at Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.

How the French rediscovered their mojo

After a decade of farcical selections and disastrous results, new head coach Fabien Galthié has turned France’s fortunes around.

'Most nights, I cried myself to sleep': Former Wallabies prop Palmer pens powerful column on his sexuality

Former Australian rugby international Dan Palmer opens up on his sexuality, noting that Isreal Folau’s homophobic comments spurred him to speak out.

Former Ireland U20 international to provide second-row cover for Connacht

Cormac Daly, who trained with the province last season, has signed a short-term deal with Andy Friend’s side.

Can Tottenham's world-class duo inspire an unlikely title challenge?

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min in particular have caught the eye since the season began.

Liverpool say Van Dijk's operation was a success but don't give return date

Jurgen Klopp also confirms that Fabinho is out of this weekend’s game against West Ham.

Munster sign Ulster prop Callum Reid on emergency loan

Dave Kilcoyne, Jeremy Loughman, Liam O’Connor and James French have all been ruled out with injury prompting the call to Reid.

Sexton is 'a role model for me,' says 21-year-old France out-half Ntamack

Meanwhile, Antoine Dupont is a major threat to Andy Farrell’s Ireland.

Mick McCarthy in line to take over at Cypriot side APOEL

The 61-year-old has been out of work since parting ways with the FAI in April.

Bamford's England call-up 'dream' effectively rules out Ireland chances after stunning Leeds form

The Leeds United striker has scored six goals in as many games this season, including a hat-trick last weekend.

Atlanta Falcons hold on for come-from-behind win over rivals on the road

Matt Ryan and Todd Gurley II both scored rushing touchdowns as the Falcons beat the Carolina Panthers.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

There’s a lot of GAA, soccer and rugby action to get stuck into over the weekend.

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'What bullsh*t' and 'it wasn't a fair action' - opinions split on on Bennett’s dramatic declassification

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was relegated to last after crossing line first at yesterday’s Vuelta.

If there was ever a year to beat Dublin, this is it, says ex-Donegal boss McGuinness

The All-Ireland winning manager on Dublin and their dominance, Galway, and the battle of Donegal and Tyrone.

Leinster's O'Brien takes inspiration from Keenan and Connors' rise to Ireland caps

The 22-year-old back has impressed for the province in recent weeks.

'He's physically ready. He's mentally ready' - the next Ballyhale forward set for Kilkenny senior rise

Jackie Tyrrell has tipped Ballyhale’s Eoin Cody to make major strides this winter.

Murray not willing to throw box-kick away just yet

The scrum-half took on the skill just twice last weekend, but isn’t willing to sound its death knell.

Jim McGuinness 'waiting on the right opportunity' with focus on soccer after US stint

Donegal’s All-Ireland winning boss wants to continue his coaching journey in the soccer world despite piquing interest in GAA circles again.

Italy coach Mancini unhappy Balotelli is still without a club

The coach says the out-of-sorts striker would have been ‘very useful’ for the national team.

Thursday 29 October, 2020

Eddie Jones wants England to restore rugby's image after Barbarians 'laughing stock'

They could be crowned Six Nations champions with a big win over perennial strugglers Italy.

Filippo Giovagnoli praises Dundalk on a night they made Europa League history

The Lilywhites became the first team not to concede a foul over the 90 minutes since the competition began.

'My future choices are going to be very easy' - Jose Mourinho

The Spurs boss was not happy after seeing his side suffer a surprise Europa League loss.

Barcelona presidential candidate wants Pep Guardiola return

Victor Font believes the best way to keep Lionel Messi at the club will be to entice the former boss back.

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Arsenal boss Arteta commends Dundalk for sticking to their guns

The Premier League club recorded a 3-0 win over the Oriel Park outfit in the Europa League tonight.

Alfredo Morelos equals Rangers record with 21st European goal in Lech Poznan win

The Colombian netted the only goal of the game at Ibrox after coming on as a second-half substitute.

Dogged Dundalk have errors punished in Europa League defeat to Arsenal

A quickfire double just before half-time paved the way for the Gunners to overcome the Lilywhites.

Waterford hand championship debuts to Ballygunner star and Meath native for Munster semi-final

Dessie Hutchinson and Jack Fagan are named to start by manager Liam Cahill.

Jamie Vardy scores from the spot as Leicester win in Athens

The Foxes remain joint top of Group G in the Europa League.

Tottenham beaten by Royal Antwerp despite half-time overhaul

Lior Refaelov’s 29th-minute strike deservedly earned the Belgian side a Europa League victory.