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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# New Season

This year
Chinese Grand Prix will not be replaced as F1 confirms record 23 races for 2023
The race in Shanghai – which had been due to take place on April 16 – was cancelled last month amid ongoing coronavirus restrictions in the country.
Last year
Ireland 7s aim to 'dictate' way to Olympics qualification on the Series
Head coach Aiden McNulty’s squad are motivated to bounce back from World Cup disappointment.
All time
2022 GAA football championship provincial draws to take place this Saturday
The draws will be made live on RTÉ Radio 1.
Connacht confirm 50% capacity for opening home games of 2021/22 season
The province welcome London Irish to Galway for a pre-season friendly on Friday.
Champions Man City handed Tottenham trip in opener as Premier League fixtures unveiled
Manchester United open their 2021-22 campaign against old foes Leeds at Old Trafford.
'The attitude really was the big question today, I think they passed that test' - Limerick start again
John Kiely on Limerick’s return to action in 2021.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Football has changed... it's a different game'
The United boss believes the Premier League is very different this season.
The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles
Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.
'I'm not afraid to say that I want to go on a Lions tour and that's my ambition'
Andrew Conway is feeling refreshed after lockdown and wants to continue his growth as a player.
The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad
The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.
Horan hands out four debuts as Mayo open league defence
All-Star defender Paddy Durcan captains Mayo against Donegal.
Dublin Derby the pick of the bunch on opening night as 2020 League of Ireland fixtures released
Elsewhere Cork City host Shelbourne, while Dundalk are at home to Derry City.
Reigning champions Cork Con edge Munster derby and new boys run Terenure close as AIL kicks off in style
Elsewhere, Lansdowne beat UCD as the 2019/20 Energia All-Ireland League got underway this weekend.
Leinster host Benetton while Munster travel for Ospreys clash in Champions Cup openers
The fixtures details for the European pool stages have been announced.
Munster and Connacht name teams for opening Celtic Cup games
All four of the provinces’ ‘A’ teams are in action this weekend.
'Will Ireland survive 2050?' RTÉ turns focus to climate change as it unveils new schedule
Some 157 young people in Ireland will come together to form the RTÉ youth assembly and debate climate issues in the Dáil.
Cullen's Leinster to open Pro14 title defence with a trip to Italy
Competiton organisers have confirmed dates and kick-off times all the way up to round 20.
Liverpool begin under Friday Night Lights, United face Chelsea in opener as Premier League fixtures announced
City open their defence at West Ham, with the full 2019/20 schedule confirmed this morning.
Limerick team to face Tipperary tonight includes eight starters from All-Ireland final
The clash at Gaelic Grounds throws-in at 7.30pm.
Munster centre Scannell hungry for more Ireland caps after missing out on Oz
The 24-year-old is excited about some of the signings Johann van Graan has made.
North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season
We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.
2016 champions Carbery Rangers and 2014 winners Ballincollig enjoy Cork SFC opening round wins
Nemo Rangers began the defence of their county title with a win on Saturday.
All-Ireland champions Cork face some tricky tests in the group stages of their title defence
Cork and All-Ireland finalists Kilkenny will be in separate pools for the group stages of the senior camogie championship
Liam Rushe sent off as Dublin get their Walsh Cup campaign off to a winning start
Alex Quinn and Cian O’Sullivan found the net as the Metropolitans saw off a spirited Carlow side.
Ex-Connacht winger Fionn Carr included in Ireland 7s squad for Dubai
Munster’s Shane Daly and Leinster centre Jimmy O’Brien are also named for the first time.
'If we do the same things we did last year, we won't be in the top six'
Pat Lam’s Connacht know they will have to bring new attacking ideas into the mix.
Which Major League Soccer team should you support?
As MLS returns for a new season, are you motivated by Irish interest, a successful history or entertaining individuals?
These are the 2016 Major League Soccer kits but which is your favourite?
The new MLS season gets underway on Sunday.
Quiz: How well do you remember last season's Pro12 season?
Were you paying attention last season?
'I think in Ireland it's been deemed to be too easy as a competition'
The Guinness Pro12′s new managing director, Martin Anayi, has plenty of work to do.
14 important things we learned from the RTÉ One programme launch
We chatted to Tubs, Daithí and more.
Ray D'Arcy, the 'new Love/Hate' - and everything else RTÉ One has in store this season
What’s on the telly? RTÉ have just told us.
Hurler of the year Hogan helps himself to 0-11 as Kilkenny see off Cork
It was a weakened Kilkenny team but a winning one.
Second Captains Live makes solid outing on third series return
The show returned last night, and included an in-depth interview with Kilkenny GAA star Henry Shefflin.
Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of the 2015 GAA draws tonight
The draw for next season’s SHC and SFC takes place tonight at 7pm on RTÉ 2.
How do Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace rate Munster ahead of the new season?
The Sky Sports analysts discuss Anthony Foley, Robin Copeland, Ian Keatley and much more.
5 pressing questions for Leinster ahead of the new rugby season
Seanie’s back so everything’s going to be okay, right?
7 talking points ahead of the new Premier League season
We look ahead to the first round of games as another exciting-looking campaign gets underway.
Here's how 41 of Martin O'Neill's Ireland hopefuls are looking ahead of the new season
With the new campaign set to begin for many players this weekend, we cast our eye over Ireland’s stars.
Video: Rio Ferdinand takes you through his signing for QPR
The veteran defender brought the cameras with him as he completed his move to Loftus Road.