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Last year
Leeds continue signing spree with addition of Colombia's Luis Sinisterra
The exciting 23-year-old winger has penned a five-year deal at Elland Road.
Forwards coach Rowntree signs new two-year deal to stay with Munster
The ex-England international will be with the province until June 2024 at least.
All time
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Cap-record holder Toner the latest Leinster star to confirm a new deal
The province have announced a raft of new deals this week.
# Done Deal
Munster confirm signing of South African forward Jenkins on one-year deal
The 25-year-old will join this summer from Toyota Verblitz in Japan.
# New Deals
Leinster announce 28 new contracts as Kearney and McFadden stay short-term
Joe Tomane’s departure has been officially confirmed.
# Tiger
Former Ireland U20 out-half McPhillips signs deal to stay with Leicester
The 23-year-old playmaker joined the Premiership club from Ulster last year.
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Ireland prop Dave Kilcoyne signs new contract to stay with Munster
Meanwhile, hooker Kevin O’Byrne has also signed a two-year contract.
# Done Deal
Stockdale the latest Ireland star to sign new central contract with IRFU
The 23-year-old wing has scored 16 tries in his 26 Tests so far.
# staying on
Felix Jones agrees deal to remain with World Cup-winning Springboks
The 32-year-old is shifting into a new role as a ‘European-based coaching consultant’.
# New Contract
Rob Kearney signs new one-year IRFU deal to stay with Leinster
The 33-year-old fullback has extended his deal with the union.
# Contract
Henshaw signs new three-year deal to stay with Leinster and Ireland
The 25-year-old will be staying in Ireland until 2022 at least.
# sensation
After 18 tries in 18 Tests, All Blacks lock Rieko Ioane into long-term contract
The 21-year-old is already one of the best players in Test rugby.
# Gunners
Done deal! Arsenal confirm signing of Uruguayan midfielder Torreira
He becomes the club’s fourth signing of the summer.
# sealed and delivered
Leicester appoint Shakespeare to top job on permanent basis after impressive trial
The 53-year-old has agreed a three-year deal.
# one loew
Germany boss targeting defence of World Cup after signing another contract extension
Joachim Loew has been in charge of the national team since 2006.
# Big Boost
Kerching! Irish cricket signs multi-million euro 10-year sponsorship deal with Indian investors
The multinational Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group is to make the investment.
# coup
Eto'o signs for Toffees, in line to make debut against Chelsea
The 33-year-old Cameroonian striker joins Everton after agreeing a two-year contract.
# Sealed
Gloucester confirm Laurie Fisher as head coach under Humphreys
The Premiership club have made the move official.
# Big Money Move
Newcastle say goodbye to Cabaye as French midfielder joins Paris St-Germain
The 28 year-old has signed a contract at the Parc des Princes until June 2017.
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Cork's Ciaran Sheehan to join AFL club Carlton Blues
The Rebels forward will move in early January to the Melbourne based club.
# Potential
Introducing the 11-year-old prodigy who Real Madrid have just signed
Remember the name Joshua Pynadath – he might well be one of the world’s biggest stars in years to come.
# Laura
Alan Shatter's steamy book is now selling for €50
Alan Shatter, Minister for Sex.
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Tyrone GAA secure new sponsors in Hunky Dory's
The Red Hands county had been on the lookout for a sponsor since Target Express ceased trading last August.
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Done deal: Manchester United wrap up Robin van Persie signing
United announced in a statement: “Robin van Persie has completed his medical, agreed personal terms and signed for Manchester United on a four-year contract until June 2016.”
# Tasty
The Departures Lounge: Liverpool and Spurs stock up on strikers
Emmanuel Adebayor’s services have been secured by Tottenham while Brendan Rodgers has made his first signing of the year.
# Human Rights
Ireland signs protocol on violence against women
The Government signed the Council of Europe Convention on Violence Against Women, a move which was welcomed by Amnesty International at today’s Universal Periodic Review.