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Ex-GAA President set to see his Kerry club realise Croke Park dream
Seán Kelly introduced All-Ireland finals at Croke Park for lower grades and now his club Kilcummin are playing there.
Don't expect Niall Quinn to be a white knight for the League of Ireland
The former Ireland international’s proposals are not encouraging, writes John O’Sullivan.
Galway, Kilkenny and Monaghan clubs book All-Ireland hurling final places
The deciders take place in Croke Park on 10 February.
New champions emerge, joyous scenes, mass brawl - 5 talking points after Sunday's club action
Castlerahan, Clonoulty-Rossmore, Naomh Eanna and Crossmaglen were some of the teams to lift titles yesterday.
6 talking points after champions fall and titles are handed out in the weekend's club hurling action
Cuala, Kilcormac-Killoughey and Thurles Sarsfields were some of the big names to bow out yesterday.
Connacht must make progress across the board after Keane sacking
The westerners haven’t performed as expected on the pitch but have strides to make off it too.
Disbanding of the B&I Cup represents real opportunity for AIL to grow
Joe Schmidt recently said the club game is “the base” rugby in Ireland is built on.
'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’'
Dubliner Warren O’Hora was snapped up by Brighton just seven months after making his first-team debut for Bohemians.
'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’'
Dubliner Warren O’Hora was snapped up by Brighton just seven months after making his first-team debut for Bohemians.
Tasty top of the table clash in Division 1A and all of the weekend's AIL previews
All of your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.
Lansdowne tighten their grip on the top spot and all of last night's Division 1A action
Reports from Friday night’s four games. Buccaneers and Cork Con face off at 2.30pm today.
Lethal Lansdowne continue their 100% start: catch up on all of today's action in UBL Division 1A
Terenure, Clontarf and Cork Con all kept pace at the business end with wins on Saturday.
Table-toppers Lansdowne face Garryowen in classic clash and all of the weekend's AIL previews
All of your Ulster Bank League previews are right here.
Young Munster see off Cork Con with last gasp penalty, while pacesetters Terenure College suffer 1st loss
Here’s your weekend AIL review.
Table-toppers Terenure face last season's runners-up and all of the weekend's AIL previews
All of your Ulster Bank League previews are right here.
No Carbery, but Cork Con and Clontarf can show UBL has lots more talent
This Sunday sees a repeat of last season’s Division 1A final at the Aviva Stadium.
'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'
Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.
Garryowen tumble down the table as 1A leaders Lansdowne lose
Here is your round-up of the weekend’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A action.
Struggling Terenure shock champions, Cookies beat Garryowen and more from last night's UBL
The four Division 1A matches last night were played in tough conditions, but still provided plenty of scores.
Lansdowne still top of 1A after Christmas break despite loss and all the weekend's UBL action
Meanwhile, St Mary’s College came out on top against south Dublin rivals.
Lansdowne stay top of 1A for the winter break, while Buccaneers can also enjoy the festive season that bit more
All the weekend’s action from both Division 1A and 1B.
Joy Neville made her latest piece of Irish rugby history yesterday
Grand Slam winner becomes the first woman to referee a UBL Division 1A fixture.
Don't forget the UBL - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action
Division 1A leaders after six rounds, Young Munster travel to play Terenure this afternoon.
Munster centre Arnold set for return and all your UBL 1A and 1B previews
Meanwhile in Division 1B, Shannon will look for their first win of the season in the Mardyke.
Never mind the Pro12 - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action
Old Belvedere and Terenure kick off the Division 1A action in Anglesea Road this evening.
Lansdowne power top of the table and all the rest of the weekend's UBL action
Young Munster produced an impressive display with a little help from a raucous crowd in Cork.
There's a busy line-up of domestic action for Ireland's rugby clubs this weekend
Promoted Dublin University host college rivals UCD in a Division 1A derby on Saturday afternoon.
Bohemians return to historical home in the Phoenix Park with the help of the FAI
The Dublin club’s schoolboy teams will play at the Fifteen Acres for the foreseeable future.
The cream of Ireland's domestic rugby talent back in action this weekend
Here are the fixtures across the divisions today in the Ulster Bank League.
Smeeth's Trinity surprise Terenure on opening night of Ulster Bank League
Dublin University made a winning return to Division 1A.
GAA, FAI and IRFU share €7.4 million government investment
The announcement was made at the National Sports Campus this morning.
From Killybegs to Saint-Denis: charting Seamus Coleman's rise to the top
In the second of a three-part series, we track the Everton defender’s rise from humble beginnings at St Catherine’s in Donegal.
From Gortnahoe to the Stade de France: charting Shane Long's incredible rise
In the first of a three-part series, we track the Southampton hitman’s rise from humble beginnings at Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s in Tipperary.
We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them
John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.
Stuart Pearce, 53, joins 'England's worst football team' for relegation battle
Longford AFC have lost 19 games from 19 and have a goal difference of minus 180.
After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down
The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.
Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'
The Sky Sports pundit and ex-Ireland striker isn’t looking for a career change anytime soon.
Brian Kerr: System isn't good enough and that's why other countries have moved ahead of us
The former Ireland underage and senior manager believes our most-talented kids should be getting more regular contact with the country’s best coaches.
'If we’re going to throw stones at Fifa over transparency, let’s make sure we’re not living in glass houses'
Former Cork City chief John O’Sullivan talks transparency in Irish domestic football.
Rugby could be the winner in planned switch to summer football
National leagues at U17 and U19 level will align with the SSE Airtricity League from March of next year, writes John O’Sullivan in his latest column.