Former Ireland rugby star Ronan O’Gara has just experienced one of the more unsettling aspects of life in his new home in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Plymouth defender Ryan Edwards has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, the League One club have announced.
Man City 3 - Newcastle 1: When it comes to Manchester City, the rest of the Premier League has quite the conundrum to contend with at the moment.
Southampton 1 - Tottenham 1: Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham’s players were hit by a virus last week but insisted that was no excuse for their sloppy display against Southampton.
It proved a case of two steps forward, one step back for Catholic Institute in the Munster Women’s Division One title race as no sooner had they cracked open the race with UCC they were pegged b
Our man inside the game is baffled by rumours of Crouch or Carroll to Chelsea. But he’s no longer bitter
Fitzgibbon Cup Group D: NUIG 2-22 - Trinity College, Dublin 0-13: NUIG kickstarted their Fitzgibbon Cup Group D campaign with a comfortable victory over Trinity College at Abbotstown yesterday.
Clare’s Pádraig Egan (Subaru) won the head-to-head in the four-wheel drive category of the Herospec Rallysprint in Mondello Park yesterday, while Wexford’s Jason O’Keeffe (Peu
Steve McClaren has warned Alexis Sanchez’s wages could create dressing-room disharmony at Manchester United.
Monday morning Quarterbacking with Daniel Storey.
Fitzgibbon Cup Group B: University of Limerick 3-29 - Dublin Institute of Technology 4-17: It proved all too easy for the hurlers of University Limerick in this Fitzgibbon Cup clash.
Fitzgibbon Cup: IT Carlow 1-22 - Mary Immaculate, Limerick 0-22: Fourteen-man IT Carlow, coached by Kilkenny legend DJ Carey, laid down an impressive marker when taking the scalp of defending Fitzgibb
Munster 48 - Casters 3: The weather may have halted Munster temporarily but when they did get started it was worth the wait as the province secured a 17th European quarter-final by topping Champions C
Jean Kleyn paid tribute to Munster’s togetherness after the province emerged from a week of controversy off the field to book a place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.
Connacht 50 Oyonnax 14: The road to Bilbao has now become clear for Connacht.
Peter Jackson looks at what the weekend’s European rugby action has thought us.
Wasps 26 - Ulster 7: Wasps ended their European Champions Cup group campaign on a winning note with a convincing 26-7 victory over Ulster at the Ricoh Arena.
And then there was eight, writes Donal Lenihan.
For those teams looking forward to Cup final duels, this weekend was a delicate balance of keeping players healthy and Superleague momentum on track.
Tommy Fleetwood admitted he had been determined to retain his hunger after successfully defending the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.