With the exception of the goalkeeping department, Martin O’Neill has tended to overlook League One players during his time as Ireland manager.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has unequivocally backed Eddie Jones to take England through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, but has warned
Player welfare was very much on the agenda yesterday as the newly re-branded International Rugby Players announced their move to Dublin with the help of
Last night the race organiser announced that today’s route, due to end with a summit finish at the ski station at Vallter 2000, would be
Two-time World Cup-winning All Black Conrad Smith believes Joe Schmidt could walk into the New Zealand job without first working with a Super Rugby side.
Leo Cullen has warned Leinster’s young Ireland stars that a Grand Slam medal is no guarantee of a place in the Blues team for the
Tom Ryan has emerged as favourite to be named as the new GAA director-general on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy mounted a desperate late rally before falling to a shock 2 and 1 defeat to Peter Uihlein on the opening day of the
One of the first things you notice about Aidan O’Brien is that the word ‘I’ is not part of his vocabulary.
Trevor Carson cast aside holiday plans and shopping catalogues when a Celtic move failed to materialise, but after Saturday the journeyman Northern Irish goalkeeper may
Carlow made a stand for Leinster last Sunday and now it’s Longford’s turn to try to provide another boost for a province whose counties currently
Leinster are bracing themselves for “a year of pain” as they look to redevelop the RDS stadium in time for the start of the 2020-21
As a teenager, Shane Duffy used to shake with nerves in the early stages of Premier League matches with Everton.
If Mayo are to find any plus-point from being in a relegation showdown with Donegal on Sunday, it comes under the heading of ‘familiar territory’,
Eadaoin Liddy’s desperation to make tackles summed up the difference between these teams in this closely-fought decider at Dubarry Park, Athlone.
It was goodbye to the old Donnybrook and hello to the new Energia Park as the signs were unveiled yesterday when hosting the final of
Johnny Sexton wants him to stay but before the Six Nations kicked off, Ireland coach Joe Schmidt dropped a broad hint that the 2019 World
Jack Wilshere has revealed how Arsene Wenger told him he probably did not have a future at Arsenal and could leave – and admitted he
Kilkenny received the shock news last night that former All-Star defender Paul Murphy and attacker Colin Fennelly could miss most of the Round Robin series
Punters should get used to close-fought battles between Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins as their duel for the Irish trainers’ championship heats up and the
Seán Maguire has urged Martin O’Neill to consider his Preston team-mate Callum Robinson for an international call-up.
Tottenham officials have given little hint that they will yield to the wage demands of defender Toby Alderweireld over the last few months, with his
It was a bad day for the world number one and the newly-crowned Arnold Palmer Invitational winner.
One of world football’s superpowers has applied to join the second tier of the Women’s Super League for the 2018-19 campaign.
The organisers of the Tour de France will refuse to let Chris Froome race in this year’s event if his salbutamol case has not been
20-year-old Naomi Osaka defeated the 23-time major winner by straight sets — the first time Williams has lost her first match at an American hard
Jack Wilshere would like his Arsenal future sorted before the World Cup and has revealed he was told he could leave by Arsene Wenger at
Pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy faces an uphill task to avoid an early exit from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play after losing to Peter Uihlein in
Carl Magney will never score a better goal as long as he lives.
DCU were crowned champions once again after defeating UL tonight.
Colin O’Riordan is aiming to progress this season.
The IBF and WBA champion has told the WBC title-holder to get realistic and come fight in the UK.
Alexis Sanchez expected better of himself following his move to Manchester United.
Watching Ireland’s Grand Slam victory from the stands at Twickenham was a novel but exhilarating experience, says rugby legend Jamie Heaslip.
The ex-Manchester United winger takes charge for the first time on Thursday.
With a number of high-profile players absent, Martin O’Neill is set to field an experimental side.
It was another boost for hurling in DCU.
The Chilean has scored just one Premier League goal and has been struggling for form at Old Trafford.
Britain’s foreign secretary believes Vladimir Putin will ‘glory’ in the global sporting event, which Russia is hosting in June.
West Indies have booked their place at next summer’s World Cup – much to the relief of the International Cricket Council.
Alexis Sanchez has admitted that his performances since joining Manchester United in January have been below the standard he expects of himself.
Daryl Horgan has backed his Preston team-mate Seanie Maguire to make a big impact in the Ireland team in 2018, as he suggested his in-form
Ireland face Slovakia and the Netherlands next month.
Tom Henderson, Ben Brownlee, Max Patterson all crossed for Blackrock as they beat St Mary’s in this year’s decider.
IT’S all about progress. No football club can flourish without it and Jose Mourinho is failing in that fundamental pursuit.
The road for some has been longer than others, but Ireland’s class of ’92 is starting to come together.
The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.
The Kilkenny outfit will meet Presentation College Athenry in the final.