Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Business end

Last month
May 2023
# Business end
Ireland to face Spain in Euro quarter-final after Barcelona wonderkid strikes
The sides will meet at 7pm this Saturday, with England or France awaiting in the semi-final.
Last year
# Business end
10 Irish stars left standing as AFLW final series line-up confirmed
A total of 22 featured this season.
# Business end
Mount Juliet set for exciting finale despite disappointing showing from Irish stars
2020 champion John Catlin set the early pace with the lowest round of the day.
# no room for error
Pep Guardiola admits any slip by Man City would see Liverpool win title
A 3-0 win at home to Brighton returned the Spaniard’s side to the top of the Premier League table.
# Business end
Can Munster finish the Johann Van Graan era with trophy success?
RG Snyman won’t be back this season but otherwise, the squad is shaping up well.
All time
# Business end
Rowe scores 2-3 as Dublin overcome tough Donegal challenge to book semi with Mayo
Donegal were unable to maintain their electric start and Mick Bohan’s side had five points to spare in the end.
# Business end
Premier power on after Wexford win as All-Ireland quarter-final draw made
It was another busy weekend of camogie action.
# Business end
Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets
A 16-point scoring spree from Blake Griffin sparked Brooklyn’s resurgence.
# Blow
PSG beat Lyon to go top in France as Mbappe scores 100th Ligue 1 goal
League leaders Lille were beaten 2-1 at home by struggling Nimes.
# Business end
Fixture details confirmed for mouth-watering All-Ireland ladies football semi-finals
The heat is on in the race for the Brendan Martin Cup.
# Business end
Tipperary to face Galway in blockbuster All-Ireland hurling quarter-final, Waterford take on Clare
Both ties will be played on Saturday at venues outside of Croke Park.
# Ladies Football
Rivalries renewed on jam-packed weekend with plenty of provincial silverware up for grabs
The four senior provincial champions will be crowned on Sunday.
# managers' views
Big day in Croker ahead with old foes Mayo and Galway going head-to-head for All-Ireland final spot
The ladies football semi-final line-up was confirmed this weekend, with all eyes on 25 August.
# we go again
Late onslaught sees Mayo record crucial Super 8s win over Meath and march on
James Horan’s men were nine-point winners at Croke Park.
# Wrap
Laois knock Derry out as Westmeath and Clare also progress in All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
The curtain came down on Limerick and Leitrim’s campaigns.
# Business end
France's Peters storms solo to Giro stage 17 win as Carapaz keeps pink jersey
Ireland duo Eddie Dunbar and Connor Dunne crossed in 43rd and 133rd respectively today.
# Business end
All-Dublin clash for 2018 finalists DCU - here's the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-final draw
Elsewhere, it’s LIT v NUIG, Mary I v CIT and UCC v IT Carlow.
# Business end
Here are the remaining games set to decide the Premier League title race
There is little between Liverpool and Man City at the moment, while Tottenham remain in with an outside chance.
# Business end
The race is on! Dublin, Cork, Monaghan and Galway clubs vying for All-Ireland glory
A closer look at the ladies football club championships: the state of play and the fixtures that lie ahead.
# Business end
Last four! Here are the Dublin senior football championship semi-final draws
Reigning SFC 1 champions St Vincent’s face the in-form St Jude’s.
# Business end
Keegan v O'Shea - Draw made as Mayo SFC reaches quarter-final stage
Westport will take on Breaffy in the stand-out tie of the last eight.
# Pencil it in
Gaelic Grounds to host All-Ireland quarter-final double-header next Monday
11-time champions Cork and Westmeath face off in the main event.
# Business end
Closer look: The state of play of the TG4 All-Ireland senior football championship
Seven of the eight quarter-finalists have been confirmed, but there’s plenty to play for still in the last round of group games.
# Fixture List
Dr Hyde Park double-header to see 2017 All-Ireland finalists lock horns once again
It’s the last day of group games in the TG4 All-Ireland senior championship on Saturday.
# mark the calendar
Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host All-Ireland camogie quarter-final double-header
Tipperary face Waterford while Galway and Dublin go head-to-head on Saturday 4 August.
# Business end
Closer look: The state of play of the All-Ireland senior camogie championship
The final group games take place across the country on Sunday.
# Back on the Horse
Arnold only man retained as Munster rest front-liners for Ulster clash
All but six members of Munster’s matchday squad in Bordeaux will rest up this weekend.
# Super Sunday
Cork v Mayo, Dublin v Galway - Last four name sides for huge day of league action
Sunday is semi-final day in the Lidl Ladies National League, with decider spots up for grabs across the four divisions.
# full details
Birr and Kinnegad the venues for two exciting league semi-final double-headers
There’s a Division 1 and Division 2 clash on each billing on Sunday.
# ladies football
Kerry docked points for fielding unregistered player as Division 1 heats up
The LGFA confirmed the infringement this afternoon, with Mayo awarded the points.
# full details
Final four! Cork, Kilkenny, Galway and Limerick vying for league final spots
Three in-a-row chasing Kilkenny face Galway in one of Sunday’s semi-finals, while All-Ireland champions Cork meet Limerick.
# serious business
Try-hungry Black Ferns enjoying life in Ireland, but focus is firmly set on end goal
Tomorrow’s pool decider against Canada will be much more of a test than their opening two clashes.
# Business end
Fourth successive semi spot on the line for Dublin, Déise drive, and Armagh look to unlock the Kingdom
There’s an All-Ireland quarter-final double-header down for decision in Nowlan Park today.
# Business end
Cavan poised for tough Déise test as All-Ireland championship heats up
Mona Sheridan’s side face Waterford, with a quarter-final spot against Dublin on the line.
# Business end
Clontarf and Cork Con set up repeat of last year's decider
Young Munster and Lansdowne fell at the semi-final stage today.
# Business end
Sarsfields' missed opportunity, O'Callaghan's frightening talent and other club hurling talking points
Glen Rovers also added to the magic of this year’s championship by reaching their first Munster decider in 40 years.
# Business end
'There are a lot of high-achievers at this club and silverware is our bottom line'
As the season comes to a head, Leinster are aiming to finish strongly and claim a fifth Pro12 title.
# where when who
21 months later: Jerome Garces will take charge of Saracens v Ulster
Nigel Owens will take charge of Munster’s postponed trip to Paris.
# Business end
We now know the 16 clubs through to the Champions League knockout stages
Three of four Premier League clubs have made it out of the groups with Man United dropping into the Europa League.
# Business end
Headache for O'Neill as injuries stacking up on a massive week for Ireland
Seamus Coleman, Cyrus Christie and Marc Wilson are doubts for the visit of Germany this week, while several others are definitely missing.