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Fitzpatrick starts in do-or-die France 'cup final'

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 01:00:16 PM
Ireland's two-try hero against Japan, Paula Fitzpatrick, comes back into the starting 15 for the do-or-die World Cup showdown against France at the Belfield Bowl, with head coach Tom Tierney ready for a Pool C "cup final".

CCCC unhappy with Gleeson scenario

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 02:41:46 PM
The Central Competitions Control Committee are extremely unhappy that they have been unable to look into the incident involving Waterford's Austin Gleeson in last Sunday's All-Ireland Hurling Championship semi-final, RTÉ Sport understands.

Maguire honoured as best amateur in world once again

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 12:27:42 PM
Leona Maguire has once again been named the best amateur player in women's golf, landing the Mark H McCormack Medal for the third year in a row and the Annika Award for a second time after another brilliant season.

Wenger fears Sanchez could leave for nothing next year

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 02:42:10 PM
Arsenal risk losing striker Alexis Sanchez for free next season, according to manager Arsene Wenger, who confirmed the club have made no progress on a new contract for the Chilean striker.

Hansen wants All Blacks backlash to Lions frustration

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 02:42:36 PM
New Zealand's failure to overcome the British and Irish Lions may end up being very bad news for their Rugby Championship rivals as the world champions look to wash away the bitter aftertaste of the drawn series over the next seven weeks.

MMA fighter Rondel Clark dies after Boston event

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 02:05:16 PM
MMA fighter Rondel Clark has died after competing at an event in Boston last Saturday.

Serena eyes title defence 12 weeks after giving birth

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 12:06:02 PM
Serena Williams aims to defend her Australian Open title next year, the American saying the rapid return to action would only give her around three months to prepare after giving birth to her first child.

Sigurdsson set for Everton switch after passing medical

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 01:26:06 PM
Gylfi Sigurdsson is on the verge of completing his highly anticipated move from Swansea to Everton for £45m.

Brennan: Rugby an example in implementing helmet rule

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 01:40:25 PM
Eddie Brennan feels the GAA should take a leaf out of rugby's book when it comes to adjudicating on contentious on-the-field matters.

Ruling due on gloves for McGregor versus Mayweather

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 01:39:44 PM
Conor McGregor's former sparring partner doesn't feel the Nevada State Athletic Commission's ruling on the gloves to be worn in the eagerly-awaited bout will have a major impact on the outcome of the fight.

Jese Rodriguez joins Stoke City on loan

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 10:33:14 AM
Stoke have announced the signing of Spanish forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St Germain.

York on Gordon Lord Byron agenda after Curragh scare

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 08:20:56 AM
Gordon Lord Byron could make a swift return to action at York next week after having avoided serious injury in the Phoenix Sprint Stakes at the Curragh.

Tipperary mourn Liam Devaney after passing

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 08:08:38 AM
Five-time All-Ireland Hurling Championship winner Liam Devaney has died at the age of 82.

Three locations in the mix for new Connacht stadium

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 12:11:01 PM
Connacht CEO Willie Ruane has confirmed that the province has narrowed their search for a new stadium to three possible locations.

Rodgers: Celtic can handle Champions League pressure

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 07:31:33 AM
Brendan Rodgers reckons his nerveless Celtic side are ready to show Astana just how much they have matured since last year's Champions League clashes.

Championship round-up:Hourihane scores as Villa slip up

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 10:21:10 PM
Conor Hourihane was on the scoresheet for Aston Villa, but an own goal from Glenn Whelan helped Reading to a 2-1 victory on a night when Cardiff maintained their 100 per cent start to the campaign.

Goalscorer Alexander-Arnold in Liverpool dreamland

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 07:48:17 AM
Trent Alexander-Arnold admitted his goal-scoring exploits in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in their Champions League play-off first-leg was "a thing of dreams".

Advantage Liverpool as Reds secure away win in Germany

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 09:50:46 PM
Liverpool took a giant step towards the Champions League group stages after securing a 2-1 away win in the first-leg of their third round qualifier against Hoffenheim.

Ever-green Gareth Barry joins the Baggies

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 07:38:34 PM
Gareth Barry has completed his move from Everton to West Brom on on an initial one-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Maughan: Mayo peaking at the right time

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 07:37:03 AM
Former Mayo manager John Maughan believes his county are coming good at the right time as they prepare to take on Kerry in Sunday's All-Ireland Football semi-final.

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