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Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Easterby and Ireland set about fixing their lineout and maul problems

Missed lineouts and missed maul chances were the story of the day at Twickenham last weekend.

'A betting man wouldn’t put their house on us, but stranger things have happened. Just look at the GAA'

Ireland and FC Köln’s Donegal-born striker Amber Barrett takes inspiration from elsewhere ahead of her German reunion.

Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy

Head coach Andy Friend is pleased to see some young players coming through.

Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Nervy PSG hold on for crucial win to ignite Champions League campaign

A Neymar penalty was enough for the French capital club to steal a march on Leipzig ahead of next week’s trip to Old Trafford.


Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second

The top two pulled further clear in the promotion chase following their respective relegations from the Premier League last season.

Haaland breaks another Champions League record as Dortmund close in on last-16 spot

Lazio were also in action this evening as they defeated Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Barcelona clinch 4-0 victory to power through to Champions League last-16

Juventus also progressed to the knockout stages after defeating Ferencváros.

Fernandes bags brace as Man United do more than enough against dangerous Basaksehir

Marcus Rashford scored a penalty and Daniel James ended his goal drought late on, but United faced some nervy moments – particularly in the second half.

Tipperary will revert to blue and gold jerseys for All-Ireland semi-final

The Premier County will take on Mayo in their final-four clash.

Giroud takes his chance as Chelsea strike in stoppage time to book spot in last 16

Chelsea missed a series of chances after Rennes levelled but their out-of-favour Frenchman came to the Blues’ rescue.

Message from Ireland camp clear: prove your point in European games first

Many supporters were hoping to see 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne called up.

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time

The hard-hitting Irishman will face Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly on 4 December and will aim to put the big dogs at 135 on notice.

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds

Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.

England star Grealish smelt of ‘intoxicating liquor’ after crash, court told

The footballer, who admitted careless driving, was also said to be ‘unsteady on his feet’ after the incident during the March lockdown.

UFC confirm the signing of Irish fighter Dean Barry

The 28-year-old Dubliner is preparing to make his debut on the biggest stage in MMA in 2021.

'Were we thinking we had a good chance? Probably not' - Inside Louth's shock move for Harte

Mickey Harte was announced as the new Louth manager last night.

Jurgen Klopp feels Roberto Firmino is key component in Liverpool’s ‘orchestra’

The Brazil international has been well short of his best form this year.

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48

The wing/fullback scored 25 tries for his country in 67 caps.

From Judge orders arrest of footballer Anthony Stokes, who is accused of headbutting man in Temple Bar Dublin

Judge orders arrest of footballer Anthony Stokes, who is accused of headbutting man in Temple Bar

The former Celtic striker and Republic of Ireland star claims he acted in self-defence.

'We don't want to just be handing out caps' - Ireland stick with autumn squad

Simon Easterby is confident Ireland can remedy their lineout issues.

'In a collision sport, accidents happen' - Connacht to appeal Papali'i red card

Meanwhile, Tom Farrell has been ruled out for at least six weeks due to a knee injury.

Laurina retired following Ascot disappointment

The classy mare was found to have burst blood vessels again.

Laois GAA 'disappointed' as Eddie Brennan steps down as senior hurling boss

The Kilkenny man confirmed today that he is moving on from the role after two seasons in charge.

Moving semi-final out of Croke Park would give Cavan better chance against Dublin, admits Galligan

But Breffni star Thomas Galligan has no issues with taking on the All-Ireland champions in HQ.

All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline

New Zealand will take on Argentina this weekend.

'I was just so down. It was the most upsetting part of my career, to be totally honest'

Having put the Ukraine heartbreak behind her, Ireland star Denise O’Sullivan feels ‘anything can happen’ against Germany.

QPR looking to send Ireland U21 defender Masterson out on loan

The former Liverpool academy player needs regular first-team football, according to manager Mark Warburton.

Anthony Cunningham is staying on with the Roscommon footballers

The former Galway hurling boss will remain in charge until 2022.

Ulster prop O'Sullivan called up to Ireland squad ahead of Georgia clash

The 24-year-old loosehead has been in strong form for the northern province.

Eriksen set for Inter Milan exit as dream Italy move turns sour

The Danish playmaker made the switch to Serie A in January.

'He’s put me on the ropes, and just as I’m about to verbally swing back… 'Anyway son, it’s great to see you'

Andy Mitten grants an insight into how Alex Ferguson operated on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

Rams move top of NFC West with narrow victory over Buccaneers

Tom Brady’s Bucs will struggle to catch the conference-leading New Orleans Saints.

'I just put in an emotional plea to them' - From Sydney approval to a Tipperary Munster champion

Colin O’Riordan on going from AFL to a Tipperary football triumph.

Stockdale hoping for return to Ireland XV after first replacement outing

The 24-year-old scored off the bench against England last weekend.

Monday 23 November, 2020

Coombes on the mark again as Munster battle to bonus point win in Glasgow

The southern province’s impressive winning start to the new season goes on.

Walcott scores first goal of second stint, but Saints held by Wolves

The game’s opener bridged a 15-year gap between Walcott’s goals for Southampton.

Magic. Special. What it's all about: Cavan's fairytale Ulster triumph just means more

The42′s Emma Duffy reflects on a day that will live long in the memory of Cavan people.

Mickey Harte takes on role as Louth manager

The Tyrone legend has been confirmed in the role on a three-year term.

'I was an absolute emotional wreck, from laughing to nearly breaking down in tears' - Tipperary's day of glory

Tipperary football’s long-serving stalwart on finally getting a Munster senior title win.

Decision on Tipperary's jersey for All-Ireland semi-finals to be made this week

The Premier will retain the white and green strip for the 2021 season.