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Dublin: 5°C Monday 18 January 2021

Thursday 14 January, 2021

Bilbao stun Real Madrid to reach Super Cup final
# Upset
# Upset

Bilbao stun Real Madrid to reach Super Cup final

Thu 10:35 PM 5,711 Views 0 Comments

Raul Garcia scored twice in the first half, the second a penalty.

Support for ‘incredible human’ Sol Bamba after cancer diagnosis
# Love
# Love

Support for ‘incredible human’ Sol Bamba after cancer diagnosis

Thu 10:23 PM 6,520 Views 3 Comments

The Ivory Coast defender – 36 on Wednesday – has started chemotherapy.

Arsenal left frustrated, as winning run comes to an end
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Arsenal left frustrated, as winning run comes to an end

Thu 9:55 PM 6,853 Views 3 Comments

Mikel Arteta’s side couldn’t find a way past Crystal Palace this evening.

Ex-Mayo senior forward appointed new county U20 football boss
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Ex-Mayo senior forward appointed new county U20 football boss

Thu 9:45 PM 9,321 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Sheridan has agreed to undertake the role.

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
# The Master
# The Master

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

Thu 9:28 PM 18,010 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

Sam Allardyce: I can’t promise players won’t hug if they score
# Non Committal
# Non Committal

Sam Allardyce: I can’t promise players won’t hug if they score

Thu 8:56 PM 3,574 Views 11 Comments

Premier League managers and captains are attending virtual meetings to discuss new protocols over goal celebrations.

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55
# RIP
# RIP

3-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Thu 8:35 PM 10,821 Views 0 Comments

She was the quiet half of a powerful partnership with the outgoing Marnie McBean.

After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

After just 3 senior appearances, Chelsea's longest-serving player leaves club

Thu 8:14 PM 20,558 Views 14 Comments

The Blues signed Lucas Piazon from Sao Paulo in 2011.

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'The opportunity is going to be lost for some guys who have been late developers'

Thu 8:08 PM 19,581 Views 5 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly included a discussion on the pandemic’s impact on Irish rugby’s talent pipeline.

Striker Wright fails to impress on trial at Kilmarnock after leaving Bohemians
# Not The Wright Fit
# Not The Wright Fit

Striker Wright fails to impress on trial at Kilmarnock after leaving Bohemians

Thu 6:02 PM 7,302 Views 2 Comments

The Englishman scored a total of 16 goals for Keith Long’s side and was named in the PFAI Team of the Year in 2020.

Ings to miss Southampton's trip to Leicester but nearing return following Covid isolation period
# Ings Can Only Get Better
# Ings Can Only Get Better

Ings to miss Southampton's trip to Leicester but nearing return following Covid isolation period

Thu 5:48 PM 2,305 Views 0 Comments

The Saints have had no further positive tests since the striker was confirmed to have the virus.

Real Madrid's €60m striker heads to Bundesliga on loan
# Out Of Favour
# Out Of Favour

Real Madrid's €60m striker heads to Bundesliga on loan

Thu 5:45 PM 15,310 Views 7 Comments

Serbian forward Luka Jovic is rejoining former club Eintracht Frankfurt until the end of the season.

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby
# New Plan
# New Plan

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby

Thu 5:09 PM 46,580 Views 20 Comments

The remaining games in the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup group stage have been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.

Bielsa: 'Ridiculed, humiliated, nightmare - we accept that'
# Mortified
# Mortified

Bielsa: 'Ridiculed, humiliated, nightmare - we accept that'

Thu 4:42 PM 9,430 Views 6 Comments

The Leeds United boss will study Bayern template as he seeks to lift his team after FA Cup disaster.

Additional independent person sought to help examine documents seized from FAI
# Investigation
From TheJournal.ie
# Investigation

Additional independent person sought to help examine documents seized from FAI

Thu 4:13 PM 14,487 Views 0 Comments

Some 280,000 files were seized by the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.

Ulster give starts to Hyde and Doak for tomorrow's 'A' game against Leinster
# Hyde And Go Seek
# Hyde And Go Seek

Ulster give starts to Hyde and Doak for tomorrow's 'A' game against Leinster

Thu 3:57 PM 5,647 Views 10 Comments

Leinster due to name their side tomorrow.

Joey Carbery: 'It is a year since I played but hopefully things can change soon'
# New Year New Dawn
# New Year New Dawn

Joey Carbery: 'It is a year since I played but hopefully things can change soon'

Thu 3:36 PM 11,957 Views 19 Comments

The Munster out-half has been out for a year with an ankle injury.

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away
# RIP
# RIP

'A legend in his own lifetime' - 10-time All-Ireland-winning manager Éamonn Ryan passes away

Thu 2:28 PM 29,146 Views 10 Comments

The iconic Cork GAA figure steered the Rebel County’s ladies footballers to 10 All-Irelands in 11 years.

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension
# Banned
# Banned

Williams to miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Ireland due to suspension

Thu 1:26 PM 11,927 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was sent off during the Scarlets’ defeat to Cardiff Blues last weekend.

All-Ireland senior winner joins new Cork minor football management
# Appointments
# Appointments

All-Ireland senior winner joins new Cork minor football management

Thu 1:00 PM 9,147 Views 1 Comment

Donncha O’Connor comes on board as selector, while appointments have also been announced for the Rebels’ minor hurling management team.

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals
# Warning
# Warning

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals

Thu 12:26 PM 7,031 Views 14 Comments

Players who continue to hug and kiss after scoring have been reminded about unnecessary contact.

'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin
# Time To Say Goodbye
# Time To Say Goodbye

'Thank you for the memories' - Seven-time All-Ireland winner Andrews retires from Dublin

Thu 12:00 PM 24,306 Views 45 Comments

The St Brigid’s forward calls time on his Dublin career after 12 years of service.

Hughton's Forest make approach to end Duffy's torrid spell in Celtic — report
# Offer
# Offer

Hughton's Forest make approach to end Duffy's torrid spell in Celtic — report

Thu 11:35 AM 9,932 Views 8 Comments

Shane Duffy and Chris Hughton worked together at Brighton.

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test
# Tennis
# Tennis

Murray's Australian Open in doubt after positive virus test

Thu 11:15 AM 2,136 Views 0 Comments

The former world number one is isolating at home in London.

Connacht hoping to extend head coach Friend's contract into next season
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Connacht hoping to extend head coach Friend's contract into next season

Thu 11:00 AM 6,167 Views 6 Comments

The Australian has proven hugely popular with players and supporters alike since arriving in 2018.

Second postponement in a week for Aston Villa as Everton match falls victim to Covid-19
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Second postponement in a week for Aston Villa as Everton match falls victim to Covid-19

Thu 10:53 AM 2,706 Views 1 Comment

Newcastle’s game against Villa will now take place on January 23, during the FA Cup fourth-round weekend.

US Olympic gold medalist charged over Capitol riot by Trump supporters
# Investigation
# Investigation

US Olympic gold medalist charged over Capitol riot by Trump supporters

Thu 8:25 AM 68,692 Views 21 Comments

Klete Keller was filmed as part of the crowd that illegally entered the Capitol after violent protesters broke through.

Giannis earns 20th triple-double in win over Pistons while Lakers extend winning streak to four
# Wrap
# Wrap

Giannis earns 20th triple-double in win over Pistons while Lakers extend winning streak to four

Thu 8:08 AM 2,657 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Charlotte Hornets while the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks.

Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team
# Rossies Rising
# Rossies Rising

Cunningham looks to former Carlow coach Poacher to bolster Roscommon backroom team

Wed 11:47 PM 7,575 Views 4 Comments

The Down man joins the Rossies’ set-up for 2021.

Bayern dumped out of German Cup, Barca prevail, and Neymar returns as Poch's PSG lift silverware
# European Matters
# European Matters

Bayern dumped out of German Cup, Barca prevail, and Neymar returns as Poch's PSG lift silverware

Wed 11:12 PM 8,183 Views 1 Comment

A busy night of domestic cup action across Europe.

21-year-old rescues Juve in extra-time to join Napoli, Inter, Milan in Italian Cup quarters
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

21-year-old rescues Juve in extra-time to join Napoli, Inter, Milan in Italian Cup quarters

Updated Wed 11:05 PM 7,125 Views 0 Comments

Tunisian midfielder Hamza Rafia came off the bench to book the Old Lady’s place in the quarter-finals of the competition.

Harden joining Durant and Kyrie at Brooklyn Nets after blockbuster 4-team NBA trade
# In Houston He Had A Problem
# In Houston He Had A Problem

Harden joining Durant and Kyrie at Brooklyn Nets after blockbuster 4-team NBA trade

Wed 10:36 PM 8,062 Views 5 Comments

The Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers were also involved in the trade.

Fulham silence Mourinho with late leveller to deny Spurs
# Draw
# Draw

Fulham silence Mourinho with late leveller to deny Spurs

Wed 10:26 PM 9,966 Views 5 Comments

Cavaleiro struck in the closing stages for Parker’s side.

Cobh Ramblers announce plans to field women's team again after lengthy absence
# Boost
# Boost

Cobh Ramblers announce plans to field women's team again after lengthy absence

Wed 9:32 PM 3,010 Views 0 Comments

The Leeside outfit are hoping to play Women’s National League football in 2022.

Whisper it, but could 2021 be Brian Cody's last season in charge of Kilkenny?
# Speculation
# Speculation

Whisper it, but could 2021 be Brian Cody's last season in charge of Kilkenny?

Updated Wed 9:30 PM 22,857 Views 32 Comments

The 11-time All-Ireland winner was ratified for his 23rd campaign in charge this week, but there are murmurs of discontent on Noreside.

Foden goal sends Man City past battling Brighton and into third
# TIGHT AT THE TOP
# TIGHT AT THE TOP

Foden goal sends Man City past battling Brighton and into third

Wed 8:31 PM 4,664 Views 15 Comments

The English youngster netted his eighth of the season just before half-time.

Casey bids Bohs farewell as he opts to take his career to California
# The Casey For The Defence
# The Casey For The Defence

Casey bids Bohs farewell as he opts to take his career to California

Wed 8:30 PM 7,921 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old former Ireland youth international has joined Sacramento Republic in the USL Championship.

'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'
# Fearless
# Fearless

'We played the boys' U17 minor team last year and she was unbelievable in those games'

Updated Wed 8:07 PM 25,623 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny manager Brian Dowling pays tribute to Anne Dalton following her retirement from inter-county camogie.

'Clearly it was a mistake' - Celtic chief apologises for club’s controversial trip to Dubai
# Regrets
# Regrets

'Clearly it was a mistake' - Celtic chief apologises for club’s controversial trip to Dubai

Wed 8:02 PM 4,188 Views 2 Comments

‘Things haven’t gone the way we wanted to and the outcome is clearly very regrettable,’ says Peter Lawwell.

Preston boss expresses delight after Ireland midfielder signs long-term deal
# Golden Browne
# Golden Browne

Preston boss expresses delight after Ireland midfielder signs long-term deal

Wed 7:15 PM 9,570 Views 1 Comment

Club captain Alan Browne has committed himself to the Championship outfit until the summer of 2024.