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Wednesday 22 March 2023

# New Deal

All time
# Prospect
One year after joining from UCC, highly-rated defender signs new deal with Cork City
Seán McLoughlin has signed a new contract with the Premier Division champions until the end of 2019.
# Premier League
35-year-old Waterford goalkeeper signs new Cardiff deal ahead of Premier League return
Former Bohemians and Ipswich Town shot-stopper Brian Murphy has signed a new contract with Cardiff ahead of next season.
# Irish Abroad
Irishman Mark McCall extends contract as Saracens' director of rugby
The former Ulster head coach has guided the English club to major success in recent years.
# New Deal
Barcelona great Xavi signs up for two more years in Qatar and could play beyond the age of 40
Former Barcelona and Spain star Xavi is set to extend his playing career beyond the age of 40.
# New Deal
Guardiola extends City stay after record-breaking season
The former Barcelona boss will stay on until the end of the 2020/21 season.
# TV Rights
Pro14 confirm Premier Sports as new UK and Northern Ireland broadcaster
Sky Sports will no longer be broadcasting the Pro14 from next season onwards.
# 2020 vision
Pen to paper! Boost for Ulster as Jacob Stockdale signs new deal
The contract extension keeps the Ireland international at Kingspan Stadium until the summer of 2020.
# Munster
Andrew Conway signs new contract to remain at Munster until 2020
Stephen Fitzgerald has also been given a fresh deal, extending his development contract for another year.
# Leader
Best's new contract close to finalised ahead of Six Nations campaign
The 35-year-old Ireland captain is close to finalising a contract extension.
# steady eddie
Eddie Jones signs England contract extension
The new deal includes a succession plan for the 2023 World Cup.
# riposte
Dortmund star takes dig at media as he confirms new deal
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s future is now tied to the Bundesliga club until 2021.
# New Deal
Boost for Cork City as another key player commits to the club for 2018
Garry Buckley has played over 130 games for the Leesiders.
# Good Sheppard
Sheppard ends Dundalk speculation as he commits to Cork City for two more years
‘I can’t wait for next season, as we go out to try and defend our double.’
# New Deal
'It is a great time in the club’s history': Caulfield agrees new deal with champions Cork City
John Caulfield has joined a number of players in signing new deals at Turner’s Cross.
Michael Ryan agrees new 3-year term as Tipperary manager
Meanwhile, it was also this evening confirmed that Liam Kearns would remain in charge of the Tipperary footballers.
# Lions King
Lions make Matthew Stafford the highest-paid NFL player of all time
The deal, worth $135 million, has over $90 million in guarantees.
# Boost
4 months after being without a club, Irish international Quinn signs new deal at Arsenal
The 27-year-old centre-back from Blessington County Wicklow had faced an uncertain future.
# New Deal
Burnley give Irish international Ward new contract until 2019
The 31-year old scored in their win over champions Chelsea at the weekend.
# sticking around
Huge boost for Dundalk as Stephen Kenny puts pen to paper on a new deal
The Dubliner has signed up with the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions until the end of 2020.
# Pen to Paper
Conte commits to Chelsea as he signs new two-year deal
‘Now we must work even harder to stay at the top,’ the Italian said after signing the deal.
# New Deal
You'll only need one sports subscription to watch the Champions Cup from next year
BT Sport has secured exclusive rights to both the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in 2022.
# deserved
Ireland star Campbell rewarded with new deal at Manchester City
The extension comes a just reward for her glittering FA Cup final contribution, and an early birthday present.
# New Deal
Brighton show faith in Richie Towell as his contract is extended
The new deal runs to 2019.
# Gunners
Wenger tight-lipped on £300k-a-week Alexis Sanchez offer
The Arsenal boss also praised the Chilean on his PFA Player of the Year nomination.
# Show Me The Money
Dab hand: Jesse Lingard signs new four-year Man United deal worth €120k per week
The 24-year-old has been at the club for 17 years.
# New Deal
Just done it! McIlroy signs multi-million, multi-year extension with Nike
Ahead of the Masters, the world number two got a big boost.
# New Deal
Lallana the latest Liverpool star to commit his long-term future to the club
The midfielder has made 117 appearances for the club, scoring 20 goals.
# New Deal
IRFU confirm new Heaslip contract until after 2019 World Cup
The 33-year-old has agreed to remain in Ireland with native province Leinster.
# New Deal
Good news for Liverpool fans as Coutinho commits future to the club
The 24-year-old has signed a long term deal at Anfield.
# One to Watch
Galway youngster Manning signs new deal with QPR following impressive run
The deal keeps him at Loftus Road until the summer of 2019.
# Rights Issue
TV3 claims exclusive rights to Cheltenham festival and Aintree Grand National
The broadcaster will be showing the big races from Britain next year, not RTÉ.
# the steel deal
Former St Pat's midfielder James Chambers pens new deal in the US
He’s signed a new multi-year deal at Bethlehem Steel.
# CR7
Done deal! Cristiano Ronaldo signs new Real Madrid contract until 2021
He joins Gareth Bale in extending his deal with the Spanish club.
# 2020 vision
Just 9 months after his last one, Sean Reidy signs another new deal with Ulster
The versitile back row has committed to the province until 2020.
# New Deal
Beauden Barrett re-signs with New Zealand until after 2019 World Cup
Barrett has re-committed to New Zealand in a huge boost for the All Blacks and Hurricanes.
# Sign Him Up
Leicester reward Ranieri with a new contract until 2020
The Italian guided the club to it’s first ever top-flight title last year.
# New Deal
'A win-win for everybody', funding ex-GAA players surgeries and aiding nutrition costs
Dessie Farrell and Seamus Hickey reflect on the new GAA-GPA deal.
# Winner winner
Rashford to get serious pay rise after agreeing new United deal
Teen defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has also signed a four-year contract with the club.
# New Deal
Payne to paper - Jared signs new two-year IRFU contract
The 30-year-old will remain with Ulster until 2018.
# party time
It just gets better and better for Leicester as Vardy pens new deal
England striker commits to the Foxes until 2019.