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Last year
'It just felt like it was the right decision at the time' - Ireland captain Ryan
Andy Farrell hailed his players’ mental strength after a narrow defeat to France.
Shamrock Rovers avoid stadium ban for season opener
Rovers were instead fined €5,000 for a dangerous firework incident involving two of their supporters away at Waterford in November.
Conte followed 'club line' in dropping Ndombele against Chelsea
The midfielder was booed off during Sunday’s FA Cup win over Morecambe and he missed Tottenham’s Carabao Cup exit.
Postponed Champions Cup ties won't be rescheduled, as Leinster's 28-0 loss to Montpellier remains
Five postponed Champions Cup fixtures and two Challenge Cup games have been recorded as 0-0 draws.
Ex-Brighton midfielder no longer 'comfortable in football culture' as he quits the game at 30
Davy Propper was capped 19 times by the Netherlands.
All time
Premier League clubs opt against suspending season to combat rise in Covid cases
Six of the 10 matches due to be played in the top flight last weekend were postponed due to outbreaks.
Mane in control of 'emotions' as Klopp admits he 'hated' substituting star
The forward had been targeted by Atletico Madrid from the first whistle and the Liverpool boss replaced him at half-time.
Cork's Orla Cronin gets eleventh-hour reprieve to play in today's All-Ireland final
The forward was handed a three-match ban for her sending-off in the semi-final against Kilkenny.
Sweden pull plug on 'idiotic' training camp in Qatar over workers' rights
Qatar, which hosts next year’s World Cup, has repeatedly come under the spotlight over worker welfare issues.
Athlone Town on the hunt for a new manager as Adrian Carberry departs
The development comes in the wake of the First Division club’s 6-0 defeat to UCD last Friday evening.
Shane Ryan withdraws from Tokyo backstroke event due to pain
He will still compete in the men’s 100m butterfly and the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay.
Serena Williams the latest tennis star to opt out of the Olympics
The 39-year-old has four Olympic gold medals and made her debut at the Sydney Games in 2000.
Peter Schmeichel: Denmark did not want to play after Christian Eriksen collapse
“As you can hear from yesterday’s press conference, the coach, he seriously regrets putting the players back on to the pitch.”
Third Covid-19 case in Wexford squad sees game against Kilkenny called off
Two players had tested positive earlier this week, with a third case being confirmed today.
Solskjaer wants Cavani to stay after Spurs display
Cavani scored Man Utd’s second goal after having an earlier effort controversially ruled out.
AstraZeneca is 'safe and effective' vaccine, says EMA, paving way for Ireland to begin using it again
Head of the EMA Emer Cooke said that the vaccine is safe and the benefits outweigh the risks.
Head of the EMA Emer Cooke said that the vaccine is safe and the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks.
World Health Organization experts have also recommended countries continue to use the AstraZeneca jab.
HSE will 'immediately endeavour' to begin using AstraZeneca jab again if EMA gives all clear
Covid-19 reinfections are rare, but more common in people 65 and older, study finds
Leaving Cert students say they are relieved with clarity and choice, but some issues remain
“I trust my teachers, but I don’t trust the algorithm,” one student said.
'Unfortunately, Connacht just made the wrong decision in this case'
The final scrum offered Andy Friend’s men a 15v13 chance to win late on against Munster.
Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision
The Top 14 clubs could be forced to withdraw from two rounds of games this month.
'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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Irish rugby agrees player wage cuts and deferrals
The period will run from 1 July to 31 December this year.
'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.
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.
Official: Newcastle will replace relegated Saracens in the Premiership
The Falcons had won 15 games from 15 in the Championship before it was cancelled.
2020 Ladies National Football Leagues cancelled - and will not be completed
The LGFA confirmed the news amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Ireland's Euro 2021 qualifier against Germany next month to be played behind closed doors
The game is scheduled for 11 April.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.