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Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 29 April, 2017

Yesterday’s News

Garrett 1st pick of NFL Draft, but Trubisky leads night of QB drama

Myles Garrett was the obvious choice for the Cleveland Browns, but the Bears climbed their way up to take a quarterback at number two.

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies Game 6 This post contains videos

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies

In Milwaukee, the Raptors saw off the Bucks to take their place alongside LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the second round.

Marking Colm Cooper, continuing to improve at 29 and adapting to Kerry's new-found aggression

Philly McMahon reflects his rivalry with the departing Kerry legend, and also looks to the future.

'My vision is achieving excellence and to inspire our athletes to seek it on a consistent basis'

Bernard Dunne is leaving his backroom role with All-Ireland champions Dublin to take over Irish boxing’s high performance unit.

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'Plenty of encouraging signs' from Leinster's Porter after switch to tighthead

The 21-year-old first burst onto the scene as a loosehead prop.

'I wasn’t that fast before I broke my leg but when I came back I was like Usain Bolt!'

Bray Wanderers winger Dylan Connolly has been one of the players lighting up the league this season.

Kieran Marmion explains how his Ireland and Connacht roles are different

Passing, sniping, kicking, defending and organising are all key parts of playing at nine.

IABA's appointment of Bernard Dunne the 'perfect' call

Katie Taylor has backed the new High Performance director to thrive in the role.

'He’s not allowed be part of training': Chin believes Davy Fitz will keep distance from Wexford camp

The Wexford boss has been banned from ‘all GAA activity’ until June 11.

Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks

Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.

Good news for Irish star as Notts County players allowed to join new clubs

Louise Quinn and others were left in limbo following news that the club’s women’s team was liquidated.

Mourinho: 'It's a bit of a red card and a bit of a very smart, very experienced Argentinian player'

The Manchester United boss has been speaking about Marouane Fellaini’s sending off.

Diarmuid Connolly helped St Vincent's to a big win in the Dublin SHC tonight

Elsewhere former Dublin skipper John McCaffrey enjoyed an opening round victory with Lucan Sarsfields.

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty Sensational This post contains videos

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

Ex-Newcastle winger arrested as part of tax fraud investigation

Former midfielder Sylvain Marveaux, who joined Brittany outfit Lorient last year, is among those in hot water.

City left frustrated as 10-man United hold on in Manchester Derby

The race for a top-four spot remains in the balance after tonight’s game at the Etihad Stadium.

From TheJournal.ie Spurs fan attacked by fellow supporter after 'being mistaken for Chelsea fan' Appeal

Spurs fan attacked by fellow supporter after 'being mistaken for Chelsea fan'

Doctors are concerned the 23-year-old may have sustained lasting damage to his eyesight.

'There's huge motivation from having so many people writing you off'

Dundalk skipper Stephen O’Donnell says the champions are driven by doubts from their detractors.

How Championship Manager helped pave the way for Jonny Evans' Northern Ireland debut

The centre-back was on loan at Royal Antwerp from Manchester United at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final Co Antrim Junior Shield

Police investigate after disorder at Belfast football final

Footage that appeared on Twitter from the event appears to show a large number of people become involved.

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Four of Punchestown

We’re all set for another big day of horse racing.

As it happened: Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League

The city rivals met at the Etihad Stadium this evening with fourth place on the line.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had' Darkness Into Light

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal

The Irish pair came from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals.

Mullins closes the gap on Elliott after Unowhatimeanharry's thrilling win at Punchestown

It left Willie Mullins just €167,000 behind Gordon Elliot for the trainers’ championship.

Don't say it too loudly, but Ireland could become a Test-playing nation this summer

Cricket Ireland will submit an application to a new membership council of the International Cricket Council.

Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'

The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.

Relegated Bristol could be handed Premiership lifeline

Pat Lam and Ian Madigan might be heading to a Premiership club after all.

Klitschko records fight prediction on USB stick which he'll auction off for charity

The 41-year-old insists he’s enjoying being underdog and challenger to Anthony Joshua.

Dunne's vast experience and role with Jim Gavin's Dublin made him the 'perfect candidate'

The former world champion was today appointed as the IABA’s new high performance director.

Nina aims to pop idol Katie: 'You've got to box the best to be the best'

The undefeated German faces Katie Taylor this weekend in a title eliminator at Wembley Stadium.

Bundee Aki banned for three games, ruled out of Connacht's Champions Cup play-off

The centre faced a Pro12 disciplinary panel today over comments made to referee Ian Davies.

Ryan set for final home game as 22-year-old Molony makes 'natural step'

The 27-year-old flanker is set to leave the province this summer.

Former Wales and Lions lock Evans forced to retire at 32

Ian Evans, who toured Australia four years ago, has admitted defeat in his bid to regain full fitness.

Barcelona tried to get a discount on Suarez transfer after World Cup bite

“He’d already bitten somebody when you first bid!”

Homegrown stalwart Loughney and Fox-Matamua among 11 bound for Connacht exit this summer

Kieran Keane will take over a squad after some considerable personnel turnover.

Quiz: Can you recognise these former All-Ireland U21 football winners?

Dublin and Galway meet in Saturday’s final.

Coman Get Me Plea! Bayern Munich sign Kingsley on permanent deal until 2020

Bundesliga giants agree €21m deal with Juventus.

Miss the Pat Fox episode of Laochra Gael last night? It's here in full Premier This post contains videos

Miss the Pat Fox episode of Laochra Gael last night? It's here in full

“I’ve seen it all now, a Rabbitte chasing a Fox around Croke Park!”