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Today’s News

Four London-born players to start against Mayo at Ruislip on Sunday

The London team also features three Mayo men who’ll face their own county in the Connacht quarter-final.

World championship silver for Kellie Harrington after defeat in close-fought final

Wenlu Yang of China is the new women’s world champion at 64kg.

Injury keeps Nacewa out of Pro12 fnal, but Rob Kearney returns just in time

The fullback was struggling with an ankle injury since the final day win over Treviso, but was named in Ireland’s squad for South Africa this week.

Pat Lam names Connacht side aiming to deliver the Guinness Pro12 title

They take on Leinster in tomorrow’s final at Murrayfield, in case you hadn’t heard.


Kiwi back row Harrison handed England debut in post-season Test against Wales

Dan Lydiate will captain Wales in Twickenham.

Manny Pacquiao says he won't fight at the Olympics this summer

Controversial vote next week could open the door to professional boxers in Rio.

Simply the best! Jose Mourinho has (finally) been confirmed as Man United manager

Mou agrees three-year Old Trafford deal – with an option to stay until 2020.

10, 15 lads 'who had never held a rugby ball before' built up to compete on international stage this weekend

Some of Ireland’s best gay rugby players kick off their Bingham Cup in Nashville today.

Court date will force Messi to clock up a lot of air miles before Copa America kick-off

Messi and his father face three counts of tax fraud.

'Jose, Rafa and Rodgers face the same challenge: to make slightly lost clubs feel good again'

Which is the better way to hire a manager, asks Tommy Martin.

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Splash Back! Golden State keep their season alive with a big win in Game 5

Curry and the Warriors ready for “the toughest game of our lives.”

'She's over the moon but she's not stopping there': Kellie Harrington has her sights set on gold

Jimmy Halpin is confident that Irish boxing’s newest star can bring home the world title.

12 of the most memorable Ireland-Netherlands encounters

The two teams are set to meet for the 22nd time at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

'I made my Dutch youth squad debut against Ireland, I'm looking forward to tonight'

Instead of preparing for Euro 2016, Netherlands are in town trying to bounce back from a disappointing year.

'You walk through town now and you see kids in Connacht jerseys all over the place'

Tiernan O’Halloran hopes Connacht can top off their remarkable rise with a Pro12 trophy.

Working in Wales, trying athletics and boxing before becoming Mayo regular

Tom Parsons has been patient before nailing down a midfield spot with Mayo.

A fighter once dubbed the best in the world is about to enter the UFC's featherweight division

Renan Barao returns to the octagon this weekend at 145lbs.

Clare hurler flew to Austria with a punctured lung before learning he required surgery

‘He probably shouldn’t have gone but he did,’ says Davy Fitzgerald.

'I hope Tipperary don't anyway, I wouldn't be approving of it if they did'

You won’t find Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan backing the craze of sweepers in hurling.

Yesterday’s News

Big changes for Irish schoolboy football as DDSL clubs vote in favour of summer season

The motion was passed at the league’s AGM tonight.

Martin Skrtel set for Liverpool exit after falling out of favour under Klopp

The Slovakia centre-back is being linked with Turkish club Besiktas.

McDowell joins Lowry in making solid start at PGA Championship

There’s a three-way lead at Wentworth.

Ulster Championship debuts for Faulkner and Buchanan in Cavan team to face Armagh

Terry Hyland has made three changes from the league final meeting with Tyrone.

Expert view: 'Jose Mourinho walking into a situation like this is perfect...for him'

Mike Forde, who was Director of Football Operations at Chelsea for six years, gives his take on the signing of the season.

Video analysis: Connacht's intelligent attack means they can be history makers

Pat Lam’s side bring their superb attacking form into the Pro12 final against Leinster in Edinburgh.

Westmeath could lose one of their brightest stars as Connellan heads to Australia

The 21-year-old is spending a month on trial with St Kilda.

We'll Leave It There So: Numbers crunch Taylor, Harrington goes for gold and all today's sport

Here’s all the sport you need to get your teeth around before you hit Friday like a train.

Memphis Depay: I have some games on the bench for 90 minutes, it p****d you off

In a video posted on his social media pages, the Man United winger offered an honest appraisal of his season.

Cork midfielder denies rumours he has left the squad

Daniel Kearney remains part of Kieran Kingston’s panel.

'Fitness has never been a problem for me' - O'Shea plays down Sunderland struggles

The Sunderland defender is hoping his issues at club level won’t impact on his international chances.

Damien Shaw just denied yellow jersey as the Rás arrives in Clonakilty

Clemens Fankheuser hangs on to the overall lead but contenders are stacking up behind him.

Are we there yet? It looks like Mourinho will be announced as United manager tomorrow

Reports that Mourinho and United have dotted the is and crossed the ts on their deal.

Ex-Connacht lock Kearney warns Westerners they won't have a monopoly on hunger

Far from having a foot in both camps, Mick Kearney says it’s ‘radio silence’ with his old team-mates before Saturday’s Pro12 final.

5 facts that capture how stunning Westmeath's U21 hurling win over Kilkenny was

The 14/1 outsiders caused a major shock in Mullingar last night.

'The number of times he's played over the last few seasons would be a concern'

Martin O’Neill has acknowledged that it’s been a difficult season for Everton’s Darron Gibson.

'People say you forget everything when you're on the pitch playing football but I didn't'

Mikey Drennan opens up about his battle with depression.

Schalk Burger to miss South Africa's summer Tests against Ireland

The veteran flanker sustained an ankle injury while playing for the Stormers last weekend.

Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers 'a possibility' to feature for Ireland tomorrow night

Martin O’Neill also indicated he does not expect Shay Given to continue playing for Ireland after Euro 2016.

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