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We'll Leave It There So: Double boost for Connacht, death of a Brazil legend and today's sport Tuesday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Double boost for Connacht, death of a Brazil legend and today's sport

Elsewhere, talk is building that Katie Taylor will turn professional, Keith Earls is facing a disciplinary hearing and the shortlist for the Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year has been revealed.

Inside the Hurricanes, current champions of Super Rugby

John Plumtree and Jason Holland told us about the Canes’ philosophy and their role in New Zealand rugby.

5 players cut from Cork hurling squad as several youngsters added before 2017 campaign

Manager Kieran Kingston has begun assembling his preliminary squad.

Are Mario Balotelli and Nice set to be this season's great underdog story?

The former Liverpool striker looks rejuvenated since moving to Ligue 1.


Man United's horror week gets even worse as Bailly is ruled out for two months

The Ivorian defender’s absence will be a major blow for Jose Mourinho.

All-Ireland winning Tipperary defender O'Brien announces his inter-county retirement

The 31 year-old won two All-Ireland senior medals.

Analysis: How one simple move caused total confusion in the Jags defence

The Oakland Raiders caught the Jags off guard on Sunday, though it should not have been that easy.

'I felt like I was at home here' - Aki and Dillane saw Connacht as best option

The centre and lock explain why they signed new contracts with the western province.

Carlos Alberto, captain of the 1970 World Cup-winning Brazil side, has died RIP

Earls in danger of missing All Blacks clash as disciplinary hearing confirmed

The Munster wing could face a suspension for his dangerous tackle on Fraser Brown.

Paul Pogba's agent made €27m on Man United move

Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta revealed the news when asked about the French footballer.

James McClean hits out at Derry City manager's 'silly and stupid comments'

The former Candystripes midfielder says that, while he remains a fan of his hometown club, the manager should not be a “comedian”.

'I didn't feel too off the pace': Another game and Sean O'Brien will be ready for November

After 80 minutes over two weekends, the Tullow Tank is almost ready to roll again.

Eddie Hearn tight-lipped following reports that he's signed Katie Taylor to pro deal

The former Olympic gold medallist has reportedly signed with Matchroom Sports.

Anthony Foley commemorative programmes to be reprinted by Munster

They will be available to buy online and in person.

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster

The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.

Man United stars shocked by 'cold' and 'distant' Mourinho - reports

It is claimed that it is assistant boss Rui Faria who is leading training at the club.

Here are the 6 nominees for Irish sports book of the year

Books on Paul O’Connell, Jason McAteer and John Kavanagh have made the cut.

Chris Ashton set to join Toulon

The England winger will join the French side at the end of the season.

Injury concern for Ireland as Iain Henderson ruled out of Munster clash

Les Kiss will be without a number of players for Friday’s Pro12 game.

France Football explain why Eden Hazard was left off Ballon d'Or shortlist

The organisers have cited the player’s “insipid form” last season.

Double boost for Connacht as Bundee Aki and Ultan Dillane sign new contracts

The pair have played an integral part in the province’s recent success.

Giggs hits out at 'laughing' Man United players following Chelsea battering

The former Red Devils winger was not impressed at how a number of the club’s current stars conducted themselves.

Two All Blacks included in exciting Maori squad to face Munster

The province welcome the tourists to Thomond Park on 11 November.

Brock Osweiler shows the Broncos they were right to let him go MNF

Brock Osweiler shows the Broncos they were right to let him go

The big money Houston Texans QB failed to sparkle on his return to Denver.

Mourinho challenges his players to show they are 'men' in Manchester derby

United face another big game in the English Football League Cup on Wednesday.

A fitness goal not written down is just an idea - get SMART and make it happen this winter

Running coach John O’Regan on the importance of goal setting.

Cody Garbrandt gets UFC title shot as mentor Urijah Faber announces retirement

Garbrandt will face Dominick Cruz for the 135lb title at UFC 207.

Bayer Leverkusen manager banned after calling opposition coach a 'nutter'

Roger Schmidt was found himself in a spot of bother for the second time this season.

Ryan O'Dwyer - A year from a serious assault in Birmingham to a Dublin county hurling final

A decider with Kilmacud Crokes awaits next Saturday.

Premier League club could face points deduction after allegedly 'forging' bank letters

Watford are under investigation by the Football League.

Michael Cheika names three uncapped players in squad for November Tests

Australia are in Dublin on 27 November.

After tough week to start, Tomás O'Leary is ready to make the most of Montpellier chance

The scrum-half says it was a frustrating start to the season at Munster, but is relishing the four months ahead in France.

'I'm definitely coming to the end of my career, whether it's over or not I just don't know'

Kieran Donaghy has yet to decide whether he’ll have another shot at Sam with Kerry.

'He needs to play' - Ex-Man United midfielder baffled by Mkhitaryan's lack of football

The summer signing’s absence from the first team is puzzling to former Red Devils player Owen Hargreaves.

Yesterday’s News

McCarthy looks set to miss Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier with Austria

The Everton midfielder is reportedly looking at “several weeks” on the sidelines with a torn hamstring.

Ogbene double sees Cork hammer Youths and resign them to relegation play-off

Finn Harps are safe after the Leesiders put five unanswered goals past Shane Keegan’s side at Turner’s Cross.

Quiz: How well do you remember the League of Ireland season?

Let’s test your knowledge as another year of action in the #GreatestLeagueInTheWorld comes to an end.

Klitschko injury means December title fight with Joshua won't be happening

A heavyweight showdown won’t take place until next year.

Bundee Aki set to sign new contract to stay with Connacht

The 26-year-old has been attracting major interest but is set to stay in Galway.

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