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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# New Era

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'We want to play but we won’t be taking stupid risks' - Evolution not revolution under Kenny, says Randolph
The Irish squad trained under their new manager for the first time today, ahead of a Uefa Nations League meeting with Bulgaria on Thursday.
Two new call-ups and several notable absentees as Kenny names his first squad
Michael Obafemi doesn’t make the Republic of Ireland manager’s inaugural squad while Shane Long and James McCarthy return.
NFL ex-Redskins to be Washington Football Team for 2020
The team made the announcement in the wake of growing US social movements against racist symbols and monuments.
‘There’ll be very little change’ – The man entrusted to succeed Stephen Kenny
Jim Crawford on his recent appointment as Ireland U21 boss.
Keane’s Ireland future looks bleak as FAI hold talks with Celtic over Duff
Stephen Kenny’s backroom team will not be announced until a sign-off is secured from Celtic while Keith Andrews prepares for life as Ireland assistant manager.
Winning, fresh faces, and his 'ideas man' - Farrell launches the new Ireland era
‘I’ll always be myself otherwise I wouldn’t be true to what I believe in.’
Clifford on pressure of captain role and Kerry duo set to miss league
David Clifford was named Kerry captain last night.
Heffernan eyes vacant Irish hooker slot after inclusion in Farrell's Six Nations squad
‘Obviously Rory Best had the jersey pretty much locked down for the last number of years. There probably is a bit of an opening there.’
Sexton named captain as Ireland include five uncapped players for Six Nations
Rhys Ruddock, Niall Scannell and Stuart McCloskey are the big-name omissions from Andy Farrell’s 35-man group.
Limerick United accepted into underage leagues amid plans to form senior side
The news comes following the folding of Limerick FC.
Dublin appoint Dessie Farrell as new senior football manager
The 1995 All-Ireland winner takes over from Jim Gavin.
Blow for Mike Quirke's Laois as key Kingston brothers opt out for 2020
The Kerryman is without Donie and Paul Kingston ahead of his first outing in charge.
Jim Gavin's successor as Dublin manager expected to be named next week
The All-Ireland five-in-a-row winning boss stepped down on Saturday.
New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen
The team took the reins as the 28-member union is faced with a mountain of difficulties, including Brexit.
The new European Commission has been voted in ... here are the key players
The incoming European Commission will take office on 1 December.
Murray excited by 'fresh' Farrell era after Ireland's World Cup failings
The Munster scrum-half is focused on enjoying his rugby again after the dejection in Japan.
Hibs hand managerial reins to the man sacked by Sunderland last month
The Edinburgh club, where Daryl Horgan is on the books, today announced the appointment of Jack Ross.
The new Andy Farrell era will be fascinating, exciting and challenging
The 44-year-old Englishman takes over as Ireland head coach from Joe Schmidt.
Women's Rugby World Cup set for gender-neutral rebrand
This change will be applied to their Sevens World Cup competitions as well.
FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'
Kieran Lucid’s plan received positive feedback at a two-day National League strategic planning convention at the weekend.
FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President
The move is in accordance rule changes recommended in the report issued by the Governance Review Group (GRG).
The FAI will tomorrow unveil their plans for reform - why it's important, and what happens next
Big change is proposed for the embattled football body.
Ireland legend calls for more female representation on new FAI board
Áine O’Gorman earned 100 caps for her country before retiring from international duty last year.
Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas
There’s the first Irish Classics of 2019 at the newly-revamped Kildare course, and we throw an eye towards Haydock for the Temple Stakes.
Scotland confirm Steve Clarke as new national team boss
The now-former Kilmarnock boss replaces Alex McLeish, who was sacked after a humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan.
Stephen Kenny promises 'very positive' approach ahead of qualifier debut with Irish U21s
The new manager begins his reign at Tallaght Stadium this Sunday.
'No worries' for Dundalk as life after Stephen Kenny begins in Cork
Georgie Kelly looks ahead to the new season, which starts with Saturday’s President’s Cup clash.
Kerry see off All-Ireland finalists Tyrone as life under Keane begins on the right foot
The Kingdom saw off the Mickey Harte’s side on a scoreline of 0-11 to 0-7.
New Ireland boss Mick McCarthy insists he has no issue with Stephen Kenny arrangement
The outgoing Dundalk manager will take over the Irish senior job after Euro 2020.
'Arsenal must write a new history' - Unai Emery relishing looming Liverpool battle
The Gunners are ready for their top-of-the-table clash against Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten side.
Cork County Board announce Kevin O'Donovan as successor to long-serving secretary Frank Murphy
The recruitment process began in the summer and the appointment represents a seismic change.
'We don't accept that changes can be made without the voice of the players' - GPA chief Flynn
Paul Flynn talks fixture changes, player expenses, rising demands and staying amateur as his reign as CEO of the GPA begins.
Upbeat Henderson hoping Ulster can 'keep steering the ship in the right direction'
The northern province welcome Edinburgh to Kingspan Stadium tonight.
Arrival of head coach McFarland 'the last piece of the jigsaw' for Ulster
There is renewed optimism around the northern province as they look to put a difficult year behind them.
'Number one, rugby is about expressing yourself. You've got to play'
Connacht’s new head coach, Andy Friend, wants his team to play without any fear.
Keane hoping Muldoon's day in the sun can inspire bright days ahead
After a week of looking back on the John Muldoon era, Connacht have to look ahead at how they will improve next season.
'Nowadays, you won't find one player has pinned another against the dressing room by the throat'
Collie O’Neill, manager of the only all-student team in the League of Ireland, on defying the odds and the changing culture in football.
'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'
Former Ireland coach Declan Kidney gave his first press conference as technical consultant at London Irish today.
Gilroy hat-trick crowns Ulster demolition job on Kings to begin Gibbes reign
The bonus point win was tempered for Gibbes as Charles Piutau, Sean Reidy and Rob Lyttle all picked up injuries.
New Dundalk owners have no immediate plans for Oriel Park revamp
Members of the American consortium fielded questions from Dundalk supporters last night.