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# In form
'The move to Connacht came at a point in my career where I was kinda lost'
Carlow man Tom Daly is playing the best rugby of his career under Andy Friend.
# decision
Jake Ball ends 49-cap Wales career to return to Australia
The Scarlets lock was born in Berkshire but grew up in Australia, qualifying for Wales through his father.
# decision
'In a collision sport, accidents happen' - Connacht to appeal Papali'i red card
Meanwhile, Tom Farrell has been ruled out for at least six weeks due to a knee injury.
# decision
Laois GAA 'disappointed' as Eddie Brennan steps down as senior hurling boss
The Kilkenny man confirmed today that he is moving on from the role after two seasons in charge.
# decision
France awarded 28-0 win following cancelled match against Fiji
The Autumn Nations Cup fixture had been called off after five Fijians tested positive for Covid-19.
# Cardiff Boy
Irish-eligible out-half Callum Sheedy included in Wales squad for autumn Tests
The 24-year-old previously played for the Ireland U18 Sevens team and an England XV.
# decision
Aidan O'Brien's planned runners withdrawn from ParisLongchamp following positive urine samples
The samples indicated the presence of a banned substance from contaminated feed.
# decision
Leitrim make 'shock' call to hold knockout stages of club championships behind closed doors
The county board say that the limit of 200 attendees at a game is not enough to satisfy demand.
# decision
Linfield handed Champions League walkover after two opposition players test positive for Covid-19
The Belfast side will face Poland’s Legia Warsaw in the first round.
# decision
Irish rugby agrees player wage cuts and deferrals
The period will run from 1 July to 31 December this year.
# suftum
'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there'
Robbie Diack played for Ulster 205 times during a decade with the northern province.
# decision
Belgian Pro League set to become first in Europe to cancel remainder of season and name champions
The decision is set to be formally validated at a General Assembly on 15 April, meaning Club Brugge would be declared champions.
# Promoted
Official: Newcastle will replace relegated Saracens in the Premiership
The Falcons had won 15 games from 15 in the Championship before it was cancelled.
# End of the road
2020 Ladies National Football Leagues cancelled - and will not be completed
The LGFA confirmed the news amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
# decision
Ireland's Euro 2021 qualifier against Germany next month to be played behind closed doors
The game is scheduled for 11 April.
# decision
Coppa Italia semi-final between Juventus and Milan postponed due to coronavirus fears
The Coppa Italia semi-final second leg between Juventus and Milan will not go ahead as planned on Tuesday.
# decision
English FA reveal racist language used by Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla
The commission was were told that during the match Casilla was alleged to have shouted: “You f****** n*****” towards Leko after an altercation during a corner.
# decision
Man City's clash with West Ham is off 'in the interests of supporter and staff safety'
The Premier League fixture has been postponed as a result of the impact of Storm Ciara.
# decision
Saracens escape points deduction and are fined just €50,000 at hearing
The English club are free to face Leinster in the quarter-finals, although EPCR can appeal the decision.
# decision
'They decided to go to the corner and unfortunately it didn't work out for us'
Johann van Graan says Munster’s trip to face Racing 92 in Paris next month is now a knock-out tie.
# decision
Crusaders to change logo but retain name after review sparked by mosque shootings
The club will begin using the new logo immediately but it will not make an on-field debut until 2021.
# future tbd
Sarri calls on Chelsea to sack him 'immediately' if job depends on winning Europa League final
The Italian has again had to field questions about his future amid Juventus rumours.
# decision
United and Juve-linked defender vows to stay at Real Madrid for next season
‘We will see the best Varane again,’ the 26-year-old says.
# decision
FAI give schoolboy clubs green light to revert to winter football
Underage teams had originally been instructed to switch from their traditional season by 2020.
# Gaelic Football
Controversial proposal to play Cork club games without county players defeated
Option C, which suggested playing some club games without inter-county players, received the second-highest number of votes.
# Kick it out
Sheffield United terminate striker's contract after she's banned for racial abuse
The club acted swiftly following the outcome of the FA’s disciplinary hearing.
# decision
'We are what we repeatedly do' - Joe Schmidt has transformed Irish rugby
The Ireland head coach is set to confirm the big decision on his future tomorrow.
# future plans
'You’ve just got to sit down and make a decision. You can’t let it linger'
Joe Schmidt’s Ireland begin their November Tests campaign against Italy in Chicago today.
# decision
Declan Rice nearing England switch after further Southgate talks - reports
It looks like the tug of war could be over.
# too many options
The older you get, the worse at making decisions you may become
Younger children are more likely to take both numerical and social information into account, new research has found.
# Close Call
Analysis: The CJ Stander non-try that could have changed the first Test
The Ireland number eight says he knew Rob Herring was in support but backed himself.
# Will to change
'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws?
A Supreme Court decision made today has led to continued calls for a change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.
# decision
Golovkin stripped of IBF middleweight title, drops demands for Canelo rematch
Undefeated champion GGG had a busy day yesterday.
# Joey
'The sooner a decision is made the better for everyone involved'
Leinster man Joey Carbery’s future looks set to be decided in the coming days.
# decision
Five Spain players hit with lengthy bans following controversial World Cup qualifier
They accosted Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu after their 18-10 defeat to Belgium.
# decision
IRFU and Ulster 'revoke contracts' of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding
Jackson says he is ‘deeply disappointed’ by the decision.
# Trouble Brewing
'Calm before the storm' - is Trump about to abandon the Iran nuclear deal?
Trump must make a decision on the Iran nuclear accord by 15 October.
# endometriosis
Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition
The woman found her hours greatly reduced after she underwent a surgical procedure aimed at alleviating her condition.
# Analysis
Opinion: In defence of Scott Hogan's belated decision to declare for Ireland
There has been a mixed reaction to confirmation today that Aston Villa star was applying for an Irish passport.
# Calm
'I respect the decision' - Pacquiao gracious after controversial defeat
Few could believe it when Jeff Horn was awarded victory, but his opponent refused to blame the judges.