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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Hoops

All time
# Worthy Cause
Henrik Larsson among the Celtic legends coming to Ireland for charity match
The former Hoops striker will line out alongside the likes of Stiliyan Petrov, Alan Stubbs, Regi Blinker and Tommy Boyd at the Carlisle Grounds.
# foul mouthed
'I wasn’t even thinking' - Clarke on that 'f***ing hell' RTÉ interview
The Shamrock Rovers full-back had an expletive-laden chat with Tony O’Donoghue after the recent win over Bohemians.
# Hoops
New Shamrock Rovers video is a brilliant advertisement for the League of Ireland
The people of Tallaght will be queuing at the ticket office after this.
# Out on their own
Dembele and Forrest help runaway leaders Celtic restore 27-point advantage
The Hoops are now 31 games unbeaten after seeing off Motherwell at Parkhead.
# new recruits
Ex-Aston Villa man Burke bolsters Hoops' striking department
Shamrock Rovers have also announced the arrival of former Charlton Athletic youngster Sam Bone, who battled cancer in the past year.
# Hoops
Griffith Swords Thunder and Pyrobel Killester set up thrilling climax to Men’s National Cup
There was also joy for Kildare’s Courtyard Liffey Celtics.
# Getting business done early
Shamrock Rovers announce quartet of new signings
Roberto Lopes, Ryan Connolly, Paul Corry and Daniel Devine have all joined the Hoops.
# He's back
Shamrock Rovers confirm their head coach for next season
Stephen Bradley returns on a permanent basis having held the position as caretaker for the second half of last term.
# if you know your history
Celtic's new bright pink away jersey was inspired by a match ticket
The Lisbon Lions have been remembered in the club’s new kit. Well, sort of.
# big green men
Connacht release new hooped home jersey for this season
Pat Lam’s side will line out in this kit for the upcoming campaign.
# Baller
Kevin Durant meets with Warriors as NBA star ponders next move
Could we have a new Splash Brother?
Steph Curry's wife accuses NBA of being 'rigged for money or ratings' after Game 6
# Hoops
Warriors overpower Cavs in game one of NBA Finals
The Golden State Warriors and their bench stepped up as Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson struggled.
# Basketball
Cavs one win away from NBA Finals after routing Raptors
Game six heads to Toronto with the Cleveland Cavaliers leading 3-2 in the best-of-seven NBA play-off series.
# war of the rovers
McCabe brace beats Sligo Rovers as Hoops hop into third
An energetic Shamrock Rovers attack made it a comfortable win in Tallaght
# Hoops
Spurs take series lead, Cavs poised to sweep Hawks in the NBA playoffs
The San Antonio Spurs lead the Oklahoma City Thunder 2-1 in the west, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are in control in the east.
# Ball So Hard
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul will miss the rest of the playoffs, and the Clippers' window slammed shut
That’s brutal.
# Hoops
The Spurs, Cavs cruise in play-offs
The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs moved a step closer to advancing in the NBA play-offs.
# Hoops
Ronny Deila will leave Celtic at the end of the season
Who’s going to ask Roy Keane about the job then?
# Ball So Hard
Steph Curry nearly got into a fight in Game 1 of the playoff series against the Rockets
And the Warriors talisman is out of Game Two.
# Ball So Hard
NBA jerseys will have sponsors from next season after league decision
Your move, Supermacs.
# Hoops
Curry, Thompson lead Warriors as Cavs seal play-off spot
The Golden State Warriors improved to 62-6, while LeBron James returned to help the Cleveland Cavaliers book a spot in the post-season.
# Dublin Derby
Pat's claim big win in Tallaght as Hoops' run ends
The Inchicore side claimed bragging rights.
# Melo
Carmelo Anthony is starting to sound restless, and the Knicks are about to hit a crossroads
Kristaps Porzingis is the future but Melo has a no-trade clause.
# Dan the Man
North points Rovers in the right direction as Wexford find the early going tough
Shane Keegan’s newly-promoted side were in the game for long spells before Gary McCabe’s late penalty.
# Hoops
Shamrock Rovers continue pre-season build-up with win over Argentina U23s
Rovers boosted their chances of reaching the semi-finals of the Nagjee International Cup thanks to Killian Brennan’s strike.
# Hoops
New York Knicks fire head coach Derek Fisher - reports
It’s the end of the road for D-Fish in Manhattan.
# Hoops
Ex-Ireland and Sunderland striker training with Shamrock Rovers
Stephen Elliott is aiming to regain his fitness with the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division club.
# fitting tribute
Hail Cesar! Celtic unveil statue of greatest ever captain McNeill
Legendary Lisbon Lion McNeill led the Hoops to the European Cup in 1967.
# Europa League
Efe Ambrose's mistake denies Celtic a memorable win over Fenerbahce
The Hoops defender didn’t have the best of nights at Celtic Park.
# commemoration
Celtic will wear special jerseys to remember victims of the Great Irish Famine today
The Hoops are marking National Famine Memorial Day at Celtic Park this afternoon.
# Legend
'I've been living like a monk and I just want to get back on the pitch' - Duff
The latest former Ireland international to join Shamrock Rovers says he’s raring to go.
# Hoops
Miele's on wheels to deliver victory for Shamrock Rovers in Drogheda
The winger’s first half strike gave the Hoops licence to play on the break for most of this game.
# unwanted
Anthony Stokes' days at Celtic appear to be numbered
The Ireland striker has reportedly been told he can find a new club by Hoops boss Ronny Delia.
# Hoops
13 of the best onion rings to eat in Ireland
Mmmm, the real golden circle.
# moving on up
5 goals and 2 red cards as Hoops close the gap with comfortable win
Shamrock Rovers remain unbeaten this season after getting the better of Derry City at Tallaght Stadium.
# Lebron James
LeBron v Curry in the NBA finals tipped off last night and this is what happened
(Other players also featured)
# bow down
Lebron James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead
The King did it again, you guys.
# Hoops
The Warriors and Rockets are going 'full small ball', and it's creating fascinating NBA chess
We’re all about those Xs and Os.
# Hoops
Blake Griffin pulled off this spinning, no-look lay-up... but the Clippers still lost
Elsewhere, the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference final.