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Today’s News

Relentless Chiefs hit Stormers for 60 to set up mouthwatering semi-final against Hurricanes

The Chiefs clearly didn’t pay any mind to their poor record on South African soil.

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever' Talent This post contains videos

19-year-old Olympic prodigy 'among the greatest endurance athletes ever'

The US swimmer is redefining the limits of athletic performance.

Tipperary into first-ever All-Ireland senior football quarter-final after heroic comeback

The Premier County have secured a trip to Croke Park to face Galway after late drama against Derry this evening.

Brilliant early score helps the Lions to victory in 8-try clash with Crusaders

The south islanders were the first Kiwi side to fall in this weekend’s knock-out stage.

Here are the details of next week's All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals Fyi

Here are the details of next week's All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals

A double header in Croke Park on Sunday, 31 July, is due to take place.

Family affair as Podge Collins celebrates Clare victory with father and mother Joy

Family affair as Podge Collins celebrates Clare victory with father and mother

The dual star featured in his side’s memorable victory earlier.

Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title, Dan Martin still in top 10

With only Sunday’s virtual procession into Paris to come, the event is all but over.

Scholes: Pogba is not worth £100million right now

The Manchester United legend is a former team-mate of the club’s main summer target.

Holders Galway steamroll Antrim to book place in All-Ireland minor hurling quarters

The Tribesmen had a 20-point victory at Kingspan Breffni Park and face either Dublin or Tipperary in the last-four.

Aileen Wall scores 2-4 as Waterford stun Armagh in All-Ireland Ladies SFC

Last year’s intermediate champions claimed a notable scalp this afternoon.

Clare claim All-Ireland 1/4 final berth with commanding display against Roscommon

After a free-flowing opening, both sides were handed red cards in a fiery second half.

Kerry and Mayo set up second successive All-Ireland junior final clash

The Kingdom earned a 4-17 to 3-10 victory against Lancashire today.

Irish goalkeeper joins Nottingham Forest

Dubliner Stephen Henderson has signed for the Championship club on a free transfer.

As it happened: Tipperary v Derry, All-Ireland SFC qualifier

Would it be Tipp or Derry who booked their place in the last eight? Catch up on all of the action from Breffni Park.

'If not for Spain, I would be Wolves boss'

But for the slow mechanics of a takeover bid, the manager would be coaching the Championship club.

'I've learnt more in three weeks than in my entire career' - Guardiola's early impact hailed

The Catalan’s City reign might be in its infancy, but one player in particular has been impressed by the ex-Barca coach

Juventus youngster Carlos Blanco scores with inch-perfect halfway line strike Pick It Out This post contains videos

Juventus youngster Carlos Blanco scores with inch-perfect halfway line strike

The Italian champions were beaten on penalties by Melbourne Victory, however.

Kolo Toure is about to link up with his old manager at Celtic

The veteran defender looks set to join the Scottish Premiership champions.

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Men's hockey

It’s their first time to qualify for the Olympic Games and they’re determined to make it count.

Man United unveil new two-tone home kit

The Red Devils are currently travelling around China on a preseason tour.

As it happened: Clare v Roscommon, All-Ireland SFC qualifier

We went minute-by-minute for this round 4A showdown.

Rugby League's World Cup boss resigns after leaving abusive and threatening voicemail

“I left a voice message that said I’m really disappointed and pissed off and I’m going to go for you and I was going to tell the world about the lies.”

'It’s not ideal. Starting with a new club you want to make a massive impact from the get-go'

Leinster’s new centre has had to deal with the set-back of a bad knee injury ahead of his debut season.

TJ Perenara stars as Hurricanes blow Sharks away in Super Rugby 1/4 final Masterclass This post contains videos

TJ Perenara stars as Hurricanes blow Sharks away in Super Rugby 1/4 final

The only downside to the 41 – 0 win was an injury to Dane Coles.

4-year-old GAA analysts and Limerick donkey derbies: It's Comments of the Week

Our readers have little time for Russian playacting while they’re experts at GAA directions.

Mourinho presence makes Rooney excited to learn again

After almost linking up with Jose Mourinho at Chelsea in 2013, Wayne Rooney finally has the opportunity to play for the Portuguese manager.

Hurricanes come up with terrific early try in atrocious conditions

Jason Woodward made handling a bar of soap look easy.

'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism

The 22-year-old previously represented the US in the sport.

'I don't think the end is anywhere near': Richie Power on Cody's Kilkenny future

Retired Cats ace can’t see past another Tipp-Kilkenny clash on the first Sunday of September.

Poll: Who do you think will win today's All-Ireland football qualifiers? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win today's All-Ireland football qualifiers?

It’s a big day for the footballers of Clare, Roscommon, Tipperary and Derry.

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Ellis O'Reilly

O’Reilly will be the first female gymnast to represent Ireland at an Olympic Games.

Jumping on Leicester's bandwagon, playing against Brady and Hendrick, Tipp football ambitions

Michael Quinlivan hopes to smash through the last eight barrier with Tipperary today.

Yesterday’s News

Two of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls had their final prep runs before Rio tonight

Ciara Mageean ran an 800m PB while Mark English recorded his best time of the season.

Derek McGrath sends the same Waterford 15 back into battle after Tipp nightmare

Wexford make one change for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Semple Stadium.

Froome crashes at the Tour de France... but still manages to extend his lead

Dan Martin finished a brilliant seventh to consolidate his top-10 place with two stages remaining.

Bolt cruises to 200m win - but says he needs more work before Rio

Fastest man on the planet shakes off injury concerns on his comeback.

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Derry take all 3 points from Dalymount and close the gap on Cork Rory's Story This post contains videos

Derry take all 3 points from Dalymount and close the gap on Cork

Rory Patterson scored the only goal as Derry beat Bohs.

Unstoppable! Limerick make it 17 wins from 18 in the First Division

Aaron Greene and Robbie Williams scored a goal in either half against Athlone.

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Arthur Lanigan O'Keeffe

The Thomastown native will be taking part in the Modern Pentathlon.

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