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Thomas and Cian Boyle completed an impressive father-son double in the Josie Crean Cup at Whitechurch.
Yanworth is set to sidestep Saturday’s stanjames.com International Hurdle at Cheltenham and could instead contest the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton.
Douvan is the star name among 12 entries for the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork on Sunday.
Pádraig Harrington insists that temperamental Thomas Bjorn will not be a liability as Ryder Cup captain and conceded that his own captaincy ambitions will have to be reviewed if he’s not
Rory McIlroy believes a “happy” Tiger Woods can be a force again and the Ulsterman’s team does not rule out an Irish Open appearance by the 14-time major winner at Portstewart next y
Ciaran Kilduff insists Dundalk’s European adventure isn’t over yet and is confident they can put their recent setback against AZ Alkmaar behind them by beating the Dutch side and Maccabi T
Cork City manager John Caulfield says that the club’s squad-building for 2017 is “nearly done” after Kevin O’Connor became the latest player to re-sign for the FAI Cup winners.
Manchester City 1 Celtic 1: Patrick Roberts scored against his parent club as Celtic held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in their final Champions League Group C game.
Basle 1 Arsenal 4: Lucas Perez was an unlikely hat-trick hero as the Spanish striker came into the cold to win Arsenal their Champions League group for the first time in six years.
Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has dismissed any fears over his future, but admits the club’s owner is not happy with their form.
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld will return for their final Champions League group game against CSKA Moscow.
Modesty and an acute awareness of the fickle nature of sport prevents Conor Murray from strutting around Munster’s High Performance Centre like a prize peacock.
Former England internationals Andy Farrell and Steve Borthwick look set to be among the assistant coaches announced today for next summer’s British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.
Connacht have begun the process of replacing Pat Lam as head coach after the province’s top officials met at the Sportsground yesterday and CEO Willie Ruane insists it is Connacht, not the IRFU,
It’s three years since Northampton and Leinster last crossed paths twice in the space of a week and both clubs will be drawing on lessons learned the hard way as they approach the first of their
If Joe Schmidt and Eddie Jones have every reason to feel good about themselves after a very productive Autumn series for Ireland and England respectively then Lions coach, Warren Gatland, will be equa
Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony has yet to decide if he will continue with the Kingdom for a 15th campaign.
Cork hurling legend Charlie McCarthy and former Limerick footballer John Quane are the latest individuals to be inducted into the Munster GAA Hall of Fame.
Recently-retired Kilkenny star Jackie Tyrrell has delivered a stinging broadside against Ger Loughnane for his recent comments about Brian Cody.
Tipperary manager Liam Kearns fears GAA director general Páraic Duffy’s new football championship proposals will make life more difficult for developing sides like his.
The San Antonio Spurs erased an early 10-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-91 Tuesday and extend their perfect record on the road to 13-0.
Dillian Whyte will defend his British heavyweight title against Dereck Chisora on Saturday. You will be able to read Sportsmail's report but before then, here is all you need to know.
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF heavyweight title for the second time on Saturday. Standing in his way is Eric Molina, the 34-year-old from America, and here's all you need to know.
In the absence of any specialist opener, Parthiv Patel faced the new ball with Vijay, and the wicketkeeper-batsman impressed everyone with his gritty performances.
German big man scores 15 points, comes up with big block late to seal victory        
Leicester City will play it safe and field a second-string side in their inconsequential final Group G Champions League match against Porto on Wednesday, manager Claudio Ranieri has said. The Italian
The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Wednesday the plea of BCCI seeking disbursal of Rs 1.33 crore for holding two test matches between India and England.
Secretary, Ajay Shirke, said that the board was in constant touch with the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association and everything is being monitored.
Michigan's Duncan Robinson answeres questions after U-M's 53-50 win over Texas Tuesday at Crisler Center. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
Michigan coach John Beilein on the Wolverines' narrow win over Texas, 53-50, Tuesday in Ann Arbor. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
India are sweating over fitness concerns to their leading pace bowler Mohammed Shami who had complained of soreness in his knee after the third Test against England at Mohali. The post India vs Englan
The Durban resident won the Fina Short Course World Championships 200 metres butterfly for the third time in four attempts.
Perez hit three goals as the Gunners wrapped up a comprehensive 4-1 victory in Switzerland, with Alex Iwobi adding the fourth and Seydou Doumbia grabbing a late consolation for the hosts.
An upbeat Indian cricket team will be locking horns with England on Thurday (Dec 8) in the fourth Test match against at Mumbai's iconic Wankhede Stadium.

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