Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 22 September 2020

Yesterday’s News


Saturday 19 September, 2020

Spurs announce arrival of Real Madrid duo as Gareth Bale returns to Premier League

Sergio Reguilón joins Bale at White Hart Lane.

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'

Leinster boss Leo Cullen had major regrets over his side’s first-half showing against Saracens.

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow

Sam Bennett almost certain to win green jersey while Pogacar’s successful time trail today means he is now likely to secure Tour de France crown.

Leeds edge seven-goal thriller to record first Premier League win

Five different players scored for the promoted teams as United held on to claim all three points at Elland Road.


Donegal senior football panel in isolation after player tests positive for Covid-19 GAA

Donegal senior football panel in isolation after player tests positive for Covid-19

This comes after three Dublin camogie players returned positive tests.

Celtic score two goals in three minutes and hold off late rally in five-goal battle to go top

Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Albian Ajeti were on target for Neil Lennon’s side.

Ireland boss Pauw: '3-0 against Germany is not a bad result at all... the next game is D-day' The Vera Era This post contains videos

Ireland boss Pauw: '3-0 against Germany is not a bad result at all... the next game is D-day'

Ukraine next month is the big one, as the Girls In Green look to make history in reaching Euro 2022.

Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest

Johnny Sexton and co. were second best against Mark McCall’s outstanding Sarries.

Brace of early goals sees UCD Ladies clinch third Senior Cup title in four years

Hannah McLoughlin, Michelle Carey and Katherine Egan were all on target for the victors.

Eoin Kelly scores 2-5 as his club Mullinahone claim victory in Tipperary hurling final

Mullinahone won the Seamus Ó Riain Cup final against Lorrha-Dorrha.

Heavyweights Germany shine but Ireland's Euro dream lives on despite defeat

The Girls In Green were beaten 3-0 in Essen.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin bags a hat-trick as Everton thump 10-man West Brom

James Rodriguez also starred for Everton while Seamus Coleman was in flying form.

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

Two of the game’s great rivals faced off in Dublin.

Henderson ‘delighted’ as Buveur D’Air returns to training

Dual Champion Hurdle hero on the comeback trail following long lay-off.

Brad Thorn's Reds come up short as Brumbies claim Super Rugby AU title

Promising out-half Noah Lolesio scored 13 points for Dan McKellar’s side.

As it happened: Ireland v Germany, European Championship qualifier

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green’s bid to reach a first-ever major tournament continues despite defeat in Essen.

Jurgen Klopp not worried about keeping players happy after Liverpool sign Thiago

Once the £20million new arrival is up to speed he is likely to be one of the first choices for a spot in the middle of the park.

'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'

Caelan Doris came through Ballina RFC and Blackrock College to establish himself as a major prospect for Irish rugby.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says United are still working hard to bring in players

The Old Trafford club have not done much business ahead of the new Premier League campaign.

County returns and club continues but what football managers have full squads available?

Some managers can focus on training while club championships are ongoing in other counties.

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead

The Lakers started quickly in the Western Conference final.

'Leinster have yet to be fully tested - Saracens is a step up on what they've faced'

Leinster and Ireland legend Nick Popplewell relives his glory days and predicts a classic between Europe’s leading club sides in today’s Champions Cup quarter-final.

The importance of this Ireland team reaching a first-ever major tournament can't be stressed enough

Captain Katie McCabe’s class act before Germany clash shows how important encouragement and visibility is.

'My parents haven’t missed a match, ever' - aiming for 39 in-a-row without biggest fans watching on

Ballymacarbry joint-captain Aileen Wall hopes to lead her club to a 39th straight Waterford SFC title this weekend.

Henderson tips John Cooney to bounce back from Pro14 final omission

The Ulster scrumhalf will start tomorrow’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Toulouse after surprisingly being dropped last Saturday.

IRFU are not ruling out option of moving Ireland's matches abroad

Staging Ireland matches temporarily in Belfast also a possibility if UK government decides to open up events to fans.

Galway and Tipp hurling coaches face off as Limerick club game feels outside influence

Doon and Na Piarsaigh battle for the Limerick title tonight with new coaches at the helm.

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again

It’s been 16 months and zero defeats since Leinster faced Mark McCall’s European champions. They’re eager to avenge the result in Newcastle.

Reed takes outright lead as McIlroy slips away on tough second round at US Open

Winged Foot is belatedly justifying its fearsome reputation on the second day’s play.

Friday 18 September, 2020

Liverpool agree fee with Wolves for Diogo Jota

Jurgen Klopp’s Champions have completed a second major signing in as many days.

Guardiola admits Aguero could miss another two months with injury

The striker has not played since undergoing knee surgery in June.

Holders Rovers to face Harps, Bohs to play Dundalk in FAI Cup quarter finals

Athlone Town, the last of the remaining First Division sides, will face Shels.

Bray make statement with Longford win as Caulfield's revival of Galway continues

Drogheda meanwhile were winners against UCD.

Dawson Devoy shines again as Bohs beat Sligo Rovers Dawson's Streak This post contains videos

Dawson Devoy shines again as Bohs beat Sligo Rovers

Andre Wright scored the only goal as Bohs were winners at the Showgrounds.

Bayern Munich rout Schalke 8-0 in historic Bundesliga start

Just 26 days after winning the Champions League final, Bayern picked up where they left off last season with their 22nd-straight win.

'If this goes on indefinitely you have to question if pro rugby is sustainable'

IRFU chief warns ‘existence of professional rugby in Ireland’ is under threat in 2021 as sporting bodies seek government help.

From Work under way to get more sports fans into stadiums, Oireachtas committee told Bums On Seats

Work under way to get more sports fans into stadiums, Oireachtas committee told

Government officials said they ‘recognise that it is a very pressing matter’, amid coronavirus restrictions.

Fifa vote to change rules around players' international eligibility

The new rules would, in theory, allow players in a similar situation to Michael Obafemi change their allegiance.

Pat's draw a blank again in dour draw with Derry City

Pat's draw a blank again in dour draw with Derry City

It’s a sixth-straight game without a goal for Stephen O’Donnell’s side.

How does moving into Level 3 affect sport in Dublin?

New restrictions for Dublin will take effect from midnight tonight.