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Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 25 March, 2017

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'Magic' Super 8 occasions, Dublin's dominance over the rest and McAliskey's cruciate recovery

The Tyrone boss is a fan of the recent changes made at GAA Congress.

Caulfield refuses to bite on Dundalk baloney LOI

Caulfield refuses to bite on Dundalk baloney

The Cork City boss says the champions remain the team to beat ahead of Saturday’s showdown.

Martin McGuinness disposed of 'bomb' hours before beloved Candystripes took on Benfica

McGuinness was called to assist Derry City officials hours before a huge European Cup clash.

Ultan Dillane unlikely to be fit in time for Ireland's summer tour

The Connacht second row underwent surgery on his shoulder this week.

'Too fat' to work out some say? Why body-shaming is the worst thing you can do at the gym

‘When you walk into a gym, regardless of your size or your goals, you have a right be there,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle

Two Waterford defenders out injured until championship as Shanahan to appeal red card

Philip Mahony and Darragh Fives are both currently sidelined.

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Hodgson defends Kane on corner duty and his reign as England manager

The former Three Lions boss believes criticism of his tenure was unfair, with calls made for the good of the team and its ongoing development

One more year? Totti still undecided on Roma future at the age of 40

A club legend in the Italian capital has suggested that he could still extend his playing career by one additional season, with no call made yet

View from Wales: 'People will be wary of Shane Long'

Welsh football journalist Chris Wathan gives an insight into Ireland’s Group D rivals ahead of Friday’s match.

Wenger denies PSG agreement: It's fake news!

He’s going nowhere.

Olympics: Paris and LA interested in 2024 Games only

The consolation prize of the 2028 Olympic Games is of no interest to Paris and Los Angeles.

'You grew up going to Croke Park watching Wexford play, or Waterford... or Kilkenny' Anniversary This post contains videos

'You grew up going to Croke Park watching Wexford play, or Waterford... or Kilkenny'

Ireland and Wales met at the GAA’s headquarters 10 years ago this week.

Rio Ferdinand says he turned to drink following tragedy

Rebecca Ferdinand died in March 2015

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia

The Ireland WNT look to build on their impressive start under new management at Tallaght Stadium next month.

'We are a very good team when we're at our best': Bale and Ramsey fit and ready for Dublin

Chris Coleman has a full deck to choose from ahead of Friday’s clash with Ireland.

'If you think our mindset is a draw, then you are sadly mistaken. We’re here to win' - Keane No Excuses This post contains videos

'If you think our mindset is a draw, then you are sadly mistaken. We’re here to win' - Keane

Ireland’s assistant boss insists they will be ready for Wales despite several missing players.

Every manager in the country wanted Ryan McBride but his roots were in Derry

“He was everything good about the game.”

72 hours after All-Ireland final loss, two Clare footballers returned to club hurling action last night

Ballyea’s Pearse Lillis and David Egan took to the field again last night.

'There's always a puncher's chance but I feel it's a landslide towards Floyd': McGregor's old foe Duffy Maygregor This post contains videos

Katie Taylor to face former world title challenger in fourth professional fight

The Bray boxer is back in the ring this Saturday.

Absorbing Six Nations throws up selection headaches in Gatland's Lions XV

Former Ireland centre Lynne Cantwell and The42′s Murray Kinsella picked their Lions XVs.

Patrick McEleney shows exactly why he is so highly-rated with superb solo run and finish Thing Of Beauty This post contains videos

Larmour's outstanding U20 Six Nations shows why Joe Schmidt is a fan

‘You could put Jordan at nine or 10 and he’d probably do as well, he’s just an outstanding player.’

Analysis: Ireland and England's scrum battle bodes well for the Lions

It was a true back-and-forth contest in Dublin on Saturday evening.

Di Maria, Memphis and now Schweinsteiger - 6 of LVG's signings have left Man United

Jose Mourinho is slowly stamping his mark on Man United’s squad.

Dillane's season over as Connacht suffer Healy and Fox-Matamua blows

Pat Lam can at least welcome back Ireland international Kieran Marmion this week.

'Decompression' days key for Irish internationals with season-shaping weeks ahead

There’s not much time for players to settle into a provincial rhythm before the European Cup quarter-final.

McIlroy ready for Woodland revenge bid as draw made for World Match Play

The World Match Play takes place in Texas this week.

Injury crisis worsens for Ireland as ninth player ruled out of Wales showdown

Daryl Murphy has returned to Newcastle after a scan on his calf.

VIDEO: Michael Quinlivan's goal of the season contender for Tipperary against Offaly Pick It Out This post contains videos

VIDEO: Michael Quinlivan's goal of the season contender for Tipperary against Offaly

The 2016 All-Star netted this brilliant effort in the 53rd minute.

Munster lose services of Dave Foley as second row signs for French club Pau

The Ireland international is leaving the province after seven years.

Gold Cup-winning jockey reveals special goggles were key to success on Sizing John

Robbie Power has suffered with double vision since fracturing an eye socket in a fall last July.

Murray, Ringrose and Furlong among six Irish-based nominees for European Player of the Year

Six of the Champions Cup quarter-finalists are represented.

Watch: Quade Cooper handed three-week ban for this high shot in Super Rugby Seeing Red This post contains videos

Watch: Quade Cooper handed three-week ban for this high shot in Super Rugby

The Australia fly-half pleaded guilty to a dangerous tackle on Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg.

Kante’s not all he’s cracked up to be - Joey Barton

The Burnley man has said that pundits are too willing to talk up the performances of the France international.

Jamie Vardy received death threats after Leicester sacked Claudio Ranieri

The striker revealed he was on the end of some sickening abuse following the departure of the Ranieri.

Mourinho: Manchester United lack 'super personalities' like Keane

The manager has suggested he signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to compensate for this problem.

Watch: Soccer Republic's touching tribute to Ryan McBride RIP This post contains videos

Watch: Soccer Republic's touching tribute to Ryan McBride

A number of the leading figures in Irish football have paid their respects to the late Candystripes defender.

Bastian Schweinsteiger leaves United for Chicago Fire (and €4.1 million)

The German midfielder is poised to link up with the MLS side next week after departing Old Trafford for a designated player deal.