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Thursday 13 February, 2020

Reidy sees form for Ulster rewarded with two-year contract extension

The openside tops the tackle-count table in the Pro14 this season and has featured in all of Ulster’s Champions Cup games since 2016.

‘The English are arrogant. But to be arrogant you have to be good. They’ll beat Ireland’

After two weeks of the tournament, we ask a team of experts to assess how this Six Nations season is going for Ireland.

'The GAA need to look at this competition and give it the respect it deserves' - UCC boss

Tom Kingston was speaking after his side’s Fitzgibbon back-to-back triumphs.

Five players agree contract extensions with Connacht

Tom Daly, Peter Robb, Dominic Robertson-McCoy, Shane Delahunt and Conor Kenny have all signed new deals with the provinces.


How well do you know your League of Ireland history?

Ahead of the new season, we look back at previous years.

Dublin star warns that bringing black card into hurling could lead to time-wasting

‘Maybe people are looking from the football end of things and trying to transfer that to hurling,’ says Chris Crummey.

Chris Shields signs contract extension at Dundalk

Dundalk have been given a boost on the eve of the new season.

Eight-try Clongowes eventually surge past St Gerard's to book semi-final spot

In a 79-point affair, Gerard’s fought back to level proceedings in the second half but Clongowes powered home in the final quarter.

Cork City sign 21-year-old defender on loan from Arsenal

Joseph Olowu joins until June after featuring 11 times for Arsenal’s U23s this season.

Allianz scrap sponsorship with Saracens

The German insurance group has been Saracens’ main sponsor since 2012 but have pulled the plug on their arrangement with the troubled club.

England dealt fresh injury blow ahead of clash with Ireland

Anthony Watson is out of the Twickenham game and may yet miss the entire Six Nations.

UFC to return to Dublin this August

The organisation will end a five-year Irish absence when it returns to the 3Arena on 15 August.

St Pat's swoop for Burnley defender on the eve of the new season

Ollie Younger has joined Stephen O’Donnell’s side on a loan deal that will last until July.

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears

The Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens will now be played in October,

21-year-old Doris back in contention for Ireland ahead of England clash

Head coach Andy Farrell also signalled a clean bill of health for Robbie Henshaw.

Stephanie Meadow makes strong start at Australian Open

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, was slower out of the blocks.

Guardiola: Man City could sack me if I lose against Real Madrid

The pressure is on Pep to deliver his club’s maiden European Cup.

'I twisted my ankle so from high to low in a second' - Cork star missed last few minutes of UCC triumph Late Drama This post contains videos

'I twisted my ankle so from high to low in a second' - Cork star missed last few minutes of UCC triumph

Darragh Fitzgibbon finished with two crucial points to help secure back-to-back Fitzgibbon Cup titles.

FAI confirm fixture list for 2020 first division

There has been a small change to the promotion play-off series.

U20 Grand Slam winner Hodnett to debut as Munster name team to face Southern Kings

The West Cork man starts at seven while a couple of internationals also return for provincial game time.

Ajax confirm move of Moroccan star to Chelsea in July for initial €40m fee

Hakim Ziyech is heading to the Premier League.

Ireland defender Duffy among Brighton players filmed inhaling balloons in Spain Winter Break This post contains videos

Ireland defender Duffy among Brighton players filmed inhaling balloons in Spain

The Premier League club say they are investigating the video.

Ex-Ireland international opens new Manchester City era on winning note

Alan Mahon is in interim charge of the WSL side following Nick Cushing’s departure.

'He tried to hit McClean and hit me instead!' - Browne avoids injury to boost Preston's promotion bid

The Ireland midfielder found the net in last night’s win.

Man United's new signing Ighalo kept away from Carrington due to coronavirus quarantine

The 30-year-old has not been regaining his fitness at the club’s training facility.

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier

Tickets to Tokyo are on the line in London in March.

Dublin All-Star set for Aussie Rules debut after illness as 16 Irish selected for round two

Niamh McEvoy joins Sinéad Goldrick in the Melbourne side to face Aisling McCarthy and Katy Herron’s Western Bulldogs.

Celtic 'taking nothing for granted' as Lennon's Hoops move 10 clear of Rangers

The champions took a big step towards nine-in-a-row last night, as Rangers slipped up.

Farrell's Ireland forced to cancel open training session in Cork

Heavy overnight rain in the city means the IRFU had to move training to Musgrave Park.

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars Wrap This post contains videos

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars

The defending NBA champions finally lost on another busy night of NBA action.

'What does the League of Ireland mean to me? Everything. I'd be homeless and unemployed without it'

With the 2020 season about to get underway, The42 asked some of those players, managers and volunteers on the coalface one simple question…

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

'He is the Messi of hurling' - UCC boss hails Kerry star after heroic nine-point haul

Shane Conway was superb for the Fitzgibbon Cup champions.

Napoli beat Inter to close in on Italian Cup final and PSG stroll into French Cup last four

Elsewhere in Europe tonight there were cup wins for PSG, Ajax and Athletic Bilbao.

Five-star Celtic extend lead in Scotland as Rangers crash to defeat

Celtic hit the net four times in the second half against Hearts.

Browne goal keeps Preston's Championship play-off challenge on track Irish Eye This post contains videos

Browne goal keeps Preston's Championship play-off challenge on track

Preston won 2-0 at Stoke while Fulham were held to a 1-1 draw by Millwall.


Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal

23-year-old Conán O’Donnell has linked up with the Kiwi franchise as injury cover.

Phil Healy breaks 17-year-old Irish record at Athlone IT Grand Prix

Ciara Mageean and Tom Barr also set new indoor PBs in Athlone tonight.

14-man UCC come from 6 points down to win Fitzgibbon Cup final against IT Carlow

Shane Conway was man-of-the-match in UCC’s win.

Brian Murphy returns home to Waterford FC following long career in English football

‘I’m happy to be back,’ says veteran keeper.

GPA not happy after GAA annual reports and hit out at 'problem child' tag

The players’ group are disappointed that the ‘so-called unsustainable costs’ of the inter-county games have been highlighted.