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BEIRNE SHINES AFTER ‘MAD DASH' WITH MUNSTER

Second row now hoping for Six Nations debut after last minute Munster cameo

GAA OPENS COUNTY GROUNDS TO OTHER SPORTS

Congress passes motion to allow use of grounds in ‘exceptional circumstances'

 
 
 

SIX NATIONS: IRELAND LOOK FOR COHESION AND CONTINUITY IN ROME

Schmidt looking for an improved overall performance against plucky Italians

THE BIG INTERVIEW: CONOR MURRAY READY TO KICK ON AFTER FIRST REAL HICCUP

‘I want to be the best, definitely, and I know that in the first two games I can be better'

 
 
 

MICHAEL WALKER: FOR LIVERPOOL, THIS IS THE ONE

Klopp's challenge has credibility lacking in the past - Sunday should be a special renewal

O'SHEA'S RETURN TO TIPP CAMP A SIGNIFICANT FEATHER IN SHEEDY'S CAP

Empathetic insights of players' man will add further ballast to Premier coaching ticket

 
 
 

FAIR IS UNFAIR - ARE MY NIKE 4% RUNNERS A SPORTING ADVANTAGE?

Ian O'Riordan: Vaporflys are now at the front of almost every competitive distance race

SOLSKJÆR FACING BIGGEST AUDITION AT HIS THEATRE OF DREAMS

Scupper the Scousers and the job could be his, defeat by them and it's not so certain

 
 
 

MATT WILLIAMS: THE NUMBERS ARE NOT ADDING UP FOR IRELAND'S ATTACK

Ireland must utilise the attacking kick to play the game in their opponents' half

BLUE WALL PROVES INSURMOUNTABLE TO MAYO DURING JIM'S WATCH

Mayo have started the league well but they have failed to beat Jim Gavin's Dublin in their 13 meetings since 2013

 
 
 

WEEKEND GAA FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: DUBLIN THE ACID TEST FOR HIGH-FLYING MAYO

Kerry face tough assignment in Galway as they seek to extend their 100 per cent record

MARK WALSH AIMING TO HELP FARID EARN CHELTENHAM TICKET

JP McManus's rider a 12-1 shot to be leading jockey at the festival

 
 
 

EDDIE JONES FINALLY FINDS THAT ELUSIVE BACKROW BALANCE

Curry and Wilson will be eager to engage in the breakdown battle against Wales

OWNER UNCONCERNED ABOUT PRESENTING PERCY NOT RUNNING OVER FENCES IN A YEAR

Reynolds decides to skip Fairyhouse with just three weeks to go to Cheltenham Gold Cup

 
 
 

THE DAY IRELAND RAN OUT OF ROAD IN ROME

‘I think it was probably a realisation, a feeling that everything was coming to an end for the coach and staff'

ONUS IS ON WALES TO GET UNDER ENGLAND'S SKIN AND RATTLE THEIR NERVES

England have found their attacking mojo but Wales have no intention of folding meekly

 
 
 

WEEKEND HURLING PREVIEWS: CLARE AIMING TO BOUNCE BACK AGAINST WEXFORD

Tipperary and Kilkenny both in need of a positive result in Thurles showdown

JOHNSON TAKES ADVANTAGE OF MCILROY'S STRUGGLES ON THE GREENS

McIlroy finishes two off the lead after enjoying four-shot lead in second round

 
 
 

KLOPP TALKS DOWN SIGNIFICANCE OF OLD TRAFFORD BATTLE FOR TITLE HOPES

Liverpool boss aware of perception match is the hardest left in his team's title run-in

TIME NOT ON SARRI'S SIDE AS DAUNTING CITY TEST LOOMS

Chelsea boss launches spirited defence of his stewardship but the end may be nigh

 
 
 



Replay: Le superbe game-winner de Paul George

Replay:  Le superbe game-winner de Paul George

Paul George a été fantastique cette nuit et son dernier panier, celui pour la gagne, est à l'image de sa performance globale. Read more ...

Leicester vs Crystal Palace: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Leicester vs Crystal Palace: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

Claude Puel is looking to ease the pressure on him by getting his first victory over Roy Hodgson, who will become the oldest manager in league history Read more ...

Dubious Hernandez goal helps West Ham beat Fulham 3-1

Dubious Hernandez goal helps West Ham beat Fulham 3-1

A controversial goal by Javier Hernandez helped West Ham to a 3-1 come-from-behind victory against relegation-threatened Fulham in the Premier League Read more ...

WATCH: Raptors pay tribute to DeMar DeRozan in return to Toronto

WATCH: Raptors pay tribute to DeMar DeRozan in return to Toronto

First came a standing ovation that lasted through the introduction of coach Gregg Popovich. Then came a tribute video. Read more ...

WGC-Mexico Championship: Dustin Johnson moves into lead, Rory McIlroy 2...

WGC-Mexico Championship: Dustin Johnson moves into lead, Rory McIlroy 2 shots back

Johnson, who won the tournament for the second time in 2017, shot a 4-under 67 on Friday. Read more ...

Matt Duchene reflects on whirlwind day and Blue Jackets debut

Matt Duchene reflects on whirlwind day and Blue Jackets debut

Duchene goes 1-on-1 with Dave Maetzold after his CBJ debut. Read more ...

LIVE: Burnley vs Tottenham

LIVE: Burnley vs Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino's side are looking to close the gap on the Premier League's top two as they face the improving Clarets - follow the action LIVE! Read more ...

Chelsea, Arsenal, Napoli, Inter advance in Europa League

Chelsea, Arsenal, Napoli, Inter advance in Europa League

Chelsea shook off their recent troubles and easily advanced in the Europa League with a 3-0 second leg victory over 10-man Malmo on Thursday, a result that takes some pressure... Read more ...

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur

Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur

Burnley wingers Robbie Brady and Johann Berg Gudmundsson are both fit despite missing the win at Brighton with muscle problems. Tottenham striker Harry Kane and full-back Ben... Read more ...

Premier League Betting: Harry Kane 12/1 to win Golden Boot ahead of...

Premier League Betting: Harry Kane 12/1 to win Golden Boot ahead of Tottenham return

The Spurs striker has been out of action since mid-January but looks set to play a part on Saturday when Pochettino's men travel north to face Burnley Read more ...