Ronan O’Gara faces stern test in first game as Top 14 head coach

Ronan O’Gara faces a stern test of his head coaching credentials on the opening weekend of the Top 14 season. His La Rochelle side will face an away trip to Clermont Auvergne’s fearsome Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday, where they have...

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One change for Cork ahead of semi-final clash at Croke Park

Cork manager Ephie Fitzgerald has opted for one change in personnel ahead of Sunday’s mouth-watering TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship semi-final against holders Dublin at Croke Park (3.45pm, live TG4). Áine O’Sullivan is handed a starting berth in the...

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Ireland will top World Rankings for first time ever if they beat England

A win over England tomorrow would put Ireland on top of the World Rankings for the first time ever. Last...

Friday, 23/08/19 - 12:55pm Read More

Munster face back-to-back games against Saracens as Champions Cup fixtures released

The importance of Munster getting a good start to their Champions Cup campaign was underlined by the release of the...

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Edouard’s goal crowns impressive night for Celtic

Odsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. Celtic’s...

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Health setback forces Pat Smullen to miss his charity race

A health setback means Pat Smullen will be unable to ride in his Champions Race for Cancer Trials Ireland on...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 11:55am Read More

Joe Ward set for Madison Square Garden debut

Joe Ward will make his professional debut in New York in October. The three-time European amateur light-heavyweight champion is set...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 11:55am Read More

Big guns return for England Test that will see Ross Byrne start

Joe Schmidt has named the team to play England in Twickenham on Saturday. Ross Byrne is set to win his...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 11:45am Read More

Cardiff City Stadium to stage 2020 Guinness PRO14 final

Cardiff City Stadium will host the 2020 Guinness PRO14 final. The game will take place on June 20 next year...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 11:05am Read More

Cork dominate the top 20 players from this year’s U20 All-Ireland Football Championship

EirGrid has revealed the top 20 players of this year’s U20 All-Ireland Football Championship. The U20 Player and Manager of...

Thursday, 22/08/19 - 10:45am Read More

Rory McIlroy questions new format and prize money at Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy has questioned both the radical new format and the focus on the $15m (€13.5m) first prize at this...

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Holloway: I know EU not to blame for handball law – but I’m still sick of FIFA

Pundit Ian Holloway has moved to clarify his comments over Brexit and the new handball law, arguing its introduction at...

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Republic of Ireland U-19 striker signs for Celtic

Republic of Ireland under-19 striker Jonathan Afolabi has said he is “thrilled” to have completed his move to Celtic. He...

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Franck Ribery completes Fiorentina move

Fiorentina have announced the signing of former Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery. Ribery, 36, who left German champions Bayern when...

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Trout passes own season homer record as Los Angeles Angels beat Texas Rangers

Mike Trout notched another career record with his 42nd homer of the year as the Los Angeles Angels nailed a...

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Championship wrap: Wednesday go top; Woodgate gets first ‘Boro win; Williams Blackburn’s match-winner

Sheffield Wednesday moved top of the SkyBet Championship after a 1-0 victory over Luton. Sheffield Wednesday’s Steven Fletcher scores a...

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‘There was absolutely no way it was a sending off’: Hogan responds to red card controversy

Referee James Owens shows Richie Hogan of Kilkenny a red card. Picture: Inpho Richie Hogan has questioned James Owens’ decision...

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Nick Fitzgerald leaves Meath hurling job over ‘additional time pressures’

Meath hurling manager Nick Fitzgerald has announced he is stepping down from his role. The Waterford native steered the Royal...

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Ireland will have a Dressage team in the Olympics for the first time in history

The Irish Dressage team have qualified for an Olympic Games for the first time ever. Anna Merveldt, Judy Reynolds, Heike...

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Edoardo Molinari ‘entirely right’ to highlight slow play problem with tweets – European Tour chief

Edoardo Molinari’s decision to name and shame players was the catalyst behind the European Tour’s slow-play crackdown, according to chief...

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