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    Opportunity knocks for late runners in Japan race

    Opportunity knocks for late runners in Japan race


    As the evenings shorten and the temperature drops, so the rugby season takes another step towards the important...

    As the evenings shorten and the temperature drops, so the rugby season takes another step towards the important business.
    Connacht insist Muldoon's conversion 'not disrespectful' despite Healy claim

    Connacht insist Muldoon's conversion 'not disrespectful' despite Healy claim


    Connacht players and management have rejected Cian Healy's claims they offended Leinster and 'did not take them seriously' when dishing out a 37-point hammering at the Sportsground last...

    Connacht players and management have rejected Cian Healy's claims they offended Leinster and 'did not take them seriously' when dishing out a 37-point hammering at the Sportsground last April.

    Sorry United crash out to pile pressure on Mourinho


    Up in the seats where the non-playing members of Jose Mourinho's squad mess about with their phones while keeping an eye on the game, Paul Pogba probably reflected that after the day he had just been through, this was one humiliation he was happy to...

    Up in the seats where the non-playing members of Jose Mourinho's squad mess about with their phones while keeping an eye on the game, Paul Pogba probably reflected that after the day he had just been through, this was one humiliation he was happy to miss.
    Conor's sketches make big impression

    Conor's sketches make big impression


    Irish funnyman Conor Moore was such a hit in the European team room that Tommy Fleetwood is probably still laughing at his Francesco...

    Irish funnyman Conor Moore was such a hit in the European team room that Tommy Fleetwood is probably still laughing at his Francesco Molinari.
    Fardy keeping open mind about making Aussie return

    Fardy keeping open mind about making Aussie return


    Scott Fardy is not ruling out the possibility of returning to Australia to make a late bid for their World Cup squad - and, if he did, you wouldn't bet against...

    Scott Fardy is not ruling out the possibility of returning to Australia to make a late bid for their World Cup squad - and, if he did, you wouldn't bet against him.
    O'Brien dominates Beresford entries in bid for eight in a row

    O'Brien dominates Beresford entries in bid for eight in a row


    Aidan O'Brien is making an all-out assault on Sunday's lucrative Naas card where the €400,000 prize fund is headed by the Group Two Beresford Stakes, a race in which the Ballydoyle maestro is bidding for an eighth successive triumph and an astonishing...

    Aidan O'Brien is making an all-out assault on Sunday's lucrative Naas card where the €400,000 prize fund is headed by the Group Two Beresford Stakes, a race in which the Ballydoyle maestro is bidding for an eighth successive triumph and an astonishing 18th in total.
    New three-year deal paves way for Kleyn to play for Ireland

    New three-year deal paves way for Kleyn to play for Ireland


    South African powerhouse Jean Kleyn has committed his future to Munster in a move that paves the way for him to play for...

    South African powerhouse Jean Kleyn has committed his future to Munster in a move that paves the way for him to play for Ireland.
    How captains can lose the Ryder Cup

    How captains can lose the Ryder Cup


    Captaining Europe's Ryder Cup team is said to be worth €2-3 million in subsequent commercial tie-ups. But making a hash of it can impoverish a reputation in ways money cannot...

    Captaining Europe's Ryder Cup team is said to be worth €2-3 million in subsequent commercial tie-ups. But making a hash of it can impoverish a reputation in ways money cannot rectify.
    Maurice Fitzgerald emerges as surprise favourite to succeed Eamonn Fitzmaurice in Kerry

    Maurice Fitzgerald emerges as surprise favourite to succeed Eamonn Fitzmaurice in Kerry


    A decision on the next Kerry senior football manager is imminent with Maurice Fitzgerald emerging as a potential candidate to join front-runners from the outset, Jack O'Connor and Peter...

    A decision on the next Kerry senior football manager is imminent with Maurice Fitzgerald emerging as a potential candidate to join front-runners from the outset, Jack O'Connor and Peter Keane.
    Foden gives City teenage kicks

    Foden gives City teenage kicks


    It was only a Carabao Cup tie against a side near the foot of League One but Phil Foden again provided a tantalising glimpse of his potential as Manchester City overcame Oxford 3-0 to reach the fourth...

    It was only a Carabao Cup tie against a side near the foot of League One but Phil Foden again provided a tantalising glimpse of his potential as Manchester City overcame Oxford 3-0 to reach the fourth round.
    Pat's may turn to O'Brien after Buckley exit

    Pat's may turn to O'Brien after Buckley exit


    Managers of the big clubs in Ireland usually leave their posts on bad terms, but sadness, not anger, was the mood in Inchicore yesterday as Liam Buckley left his post as manager of St Patrick's Athletic, after almost seven...

    Managers of the big clubs in Ireland usually leave their posts on bad terms, but sadness, not anger, was the mood in Inchicore yesterday as Liam Buckley left his post as manager of St Patrick's Athletic, after almost seven years.
    Give Rice more time - O'Shea

    Give Rice more time - O'Shea


    Former England assistant manager Gary Neville and retired Irish international John O'Shea have said Declan Rice should be given more time to decide on his international...

    Former England assistant manager Gary Neville and retired Irish international John O'Shea have said Declan Rice should be given more time to decide on his international future.

    United Cup exit adds to Mourinho woe after Pogba rift


    Paul Pogba's fractured relationship with Jose Mourinho hit an all-time low yesterday when the Manchester United supremo told the Frenchman in front of team-mates that he will never captain the club...

    Paul Pogba's fractured relationship with Jose Mourinho hit an all-time low yesterday when the Manchester United supremo told the Frenchman in front of team-mates that he will never captain the club again.
    Moy appeal Tyrone's decision not to pursue action over Cavanagh incident

    Moy appeal Tyrone's decision not to pursue action over Cavanagh incident


    Moy have appealled against Tyrone County Board's decision not to pursue further action over the incident which saw Seán Cavanagh sustain concussion and a number of facial...

    Moy have appealled against Tyrone County Board's decision not to pursue further action over the incident which saw Seán Cavanagh sustain concussion and a number of facial injuries.
    Mannion: It's not possible to put it down to money

    Mannion: It's not possible to put it down to money


    Anyone following the progress of Paul Mannion's career has witnessed a radical physical transformation since breaking onto the Dublin scene as a fresh-faced 20-year-old in...

    Anyone following the progress of Paul Mannion's career has witnessed a radical physical transformation since breaking onto the Dublin scene as a fresh-faced 20-year-old in 2013.
    Sheedy's second coming with enigmatic Premier County outfit promises so much

    Sheedy's second coming with enigmatic Premier County outfit promises so much


    If you want to assess the impact that Liam Sheedy's return could have on Tipperary hurling, the impact of his departure is perhaps the best starting...

    If you want to assess the impact that Liam Sheedy's return could have on Tipperary hurling, the impact of his departure is perhaps the best starting point.
    Davey hopes three-in-a-row dream keeps Bohan at helm

    Davey hopes three-in-a-row dream keeps Bohan at helm


    After guiding Dublin's ladies to successive All-Ireland senior football crowns, Mick Bohan is being touted for a host of posts including the vacant Roscommon job but the Dubs are hopeful that the lure of a three-in-a-row will keep him on board for...

    After guiding Dublin's ladies to successive All-Ireland senior football crowns, Mick Bohan is being touted for a host of posts including the vacant Roscommon job but the Dubs are hopeful that the lure of a three-in-a-row will keep him on board for 2019.
    McIlroy eager to 'embrace' American target on his back

    McIlroy eager to 'embrace' American target on his back


    As the Ryder Cup mind games start to crank up, Rory McIlroy says he isn't the least bit bothered by being a marked man this...

    As the Ryder Cup mind games start to crank up, Rory McIlroy says he isn't the least bit bothered by being a marked man this week.
    Hurley topping class for Ireland at European Tour qualifying school

    Hurley topping class for Ireland at European Tour qualifying school


    Gary Hurley is well placed after a strong opening round in the first stage European Tour qualifying school event at Frilford Heath,...

    Gary Hurley is well placed after a strong opening round in the first stage European Tour qualifying school event at Frilford Heath, Oxfordshire.
    Munster Council silent on Waterford 'Fraher Field or forget it' venue vow

    Munster Council silent on Waterford 'Fraher Field or forget it' venue vow


    The Munster Council has refused to be drawn on Waterford chairman Paddy Joe Ryan's 'Fraher Field or forget it' declaration in relation to where the county will play their home games in the 2019 Munster...

    The Munster Council has refused to be drawn on Waterford chairman Paddy Joe Ryan's 'Fraher Field or forget it' declaration in relation to where the county will play their home games in the 2019 Munster SHC.

    Paul Pogba stripped of Manchester United vice-captaincy by Jose Mourinho


    Jose Mourinho has stripped Paul Pogba of the vice-captaincy but the Manchester United manager denied claims he has fallen out with the...

    Jose Mourinho has stripped Paul Pogba of the vice-captaincy but the Manchester United manager denied claims he has fallen out with the midfielder.
    The Left Wing: Player privacy, Joey Carbery’s journey and controversial new tackle laws

    The Left Wing: Player privacy, Joey Carbery’s journey and controversial new tackle laws


    On this week’s episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined in studio by Irish Independent rugby correspondent Cian Tracey to discuss the start of the...

    On this week’s episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined in studio by Irish Independent rugby correspondent Cian Tracey to discuss the start of the season.

    Jose Mourinho tells Paul Pogba he will never captain Manchester United again in front of his team-mates


    Jose Mourinho has told Paul Pogba that he will never captain Manchester United again while he is in charge of the club and he made his point in an address to his entire squad, according to sources close to the...

    Jose Mourinho has told Paul Pogba that he will never captain Manchester United again while he is in charge of the club and he made his point in an address to his entire squad, according to sources close to the club.

    Former teammates pay tribute to Liam Miller with benefit match in Cork


    Former Celtic, Republic of Ireland and Manchester United players paid tribute to Liam Miller as a match held in his memory ended 2-2 at Pairc Ui Chaoimh before being settled by a penalty...

    Former Celtic, Republic of Ireland and Manchester United players paid tribute to Liam Miller as a match held in his memory ended 2-2 at Pairc Ui Chaoimh before being settled by a penalty shoot-out.

    Newcastle boss Benitez charged by FA over Marriner comments


    Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been charged over comments he made about referee Andre Marriner before Saturday’s match against Crystal Palace, the Football Association has...

    Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been charged over comments he made about referee Andre Marriner before Saturday’s match against Crystal Palace, the Football Association has announced.

    Ed Woodward promises funds for transfers as he backs Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho


    Ed Woodward has backed Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho, pledging investment aimed at winning trophies and maintaining the club's place as the "biggest sports team in the...

    Ed Woodward has backed Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho, pledging investment aimed at winning trophies and maintaining the club's place as the "biggest sports team in the world".

    Mohamed Salah will only get better says Egypt coach Michel Salgado


    Liverpool star Mohamed Salah will continue to improve for club and country, according to Egypt’s assistant coach Michel...

    Liverpool star Mohamed Salah will continue to improve for club and country, according to Egypt’s assistant coach Michel Salgado.

    Klopp wowed by Chelsea’s progress under Sarri


    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has expressed his admiration for Chelsea counterpart Maurizio Sarri and stressed that the Blues are strong contenders for the Premier League...

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has expressed his admiration for Chelsea counterpart Maurizio Sarri and stressed that the Blues are strong contenders for the Premier League title.

    Colm Keys: Equality of JP McManus act gives GAA food for thought


    County board secretaries across the country may have briefly experienced that Christmas-morning feeling as they opened an envelope yesterday to discover a letter on Martinstown Stud-headed paper with a €100,000 cheque enclosed as a gift from JP McManus...

    County board secretaries across the country may have briefly experienced that Christmas-morning feeling as they opened an envelope yesterday to discover a letter on Martinstown Stud-headed paper with a €100,000 cheque enclosed as a gift from JP McManus in honour of Limerick's All-Ireland hurling triumph.

    Woodward’s words and United’s revenues may mean Mourinho cashes in


    Ed Woodward has backed Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho, pledging investment aimed at winning trophies and maintaining the club’s place as the “biggest sports team in the...

    Ed Woodward has backed Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho, pledging investment aimed at winning trophies and maintaining the club’s place as the “biggest sports team in the world”.
    Manchester United keep composure in penalty shootout to beat Ireland/Celtic

    Manchester United keep composure in penalty shootout to beat Ireland/Celtic


    It will be a hugely emotional occasion at Páirc Uí Chaoimh today as former Manchester United, Celtic and Republic of Ireland players come together to raise money for the family of the late Liam Miller and the Marymount Hospice in...

    It will be a hugely emotional occasion at Páirc Uí Chaoimh today as former Manchester United, Celtic and Republic of Ireland players come together to raise money for the family of the late Liam Miller and the Marymount Hospice in Cork.
    Roy Keane pays tribute to Liam Miller's 'cheeky smile and playful side' in programme notes for charity game

    Roy Keane pays tribute to Liam Miller's 'cheeky smile and playful side' in programme notes for charity game


    ROY Keane says he was privileged to have played with, and managed, the late Liam Miller at club level. Miller followed in Keane's footsteps as a Cork native who played for Manchester United in midfield, and Keane went on to sign Miller for Sunderland...

    ROY Keane says he was privileged to have played with, and managed, the late Liam Miller at club level. Miller followed in Keane's footsteps as a Cork native who played for Manchester United in midfield, and Keane went on to sign Miller for Sunderland from the Old Trafford club.
    Liam Buckley and St Patrick's Athletic part company

    Liam Buckley and St Patrick's Athletic part company


    St Patrick's Athletic are looking for a new manager after Liam Buckley, until now the longest-serving manager in the league, left his post by mutual...

    St Patrick's Athletic are looking for a new manager after Liam Buckley, until now the longest-serving manager in the league, left his post by mutual consent.
    'We are filled with gratitude and feel truly blessed' - Liam Miller's wife 'overwhelmed' by reaction to tribute game

    'We are filled with gratitude and feel truly blessed' - Liam Miller's wife 'overwhelmed' by reaction to tribute game


    LIAM Miller's wife and three children stressed today there are "no words" to describe the sadness and heartbreak they have endured since the death last February of the Ireland, Celtic and Manchester United star aged just...

    LIAM Miller's wife and three children stressed today there are "no words" to describe the sadness and heartbreak they have endured since the death last February of the Ireland, Celtic and Manchester United star aged just 36.
    Tony Ward: Kearney feeling the pressure as sky is the limit for Larmour

    Tony Ward: Kearney feeling the pressure as sky is the limit for Larmour


    Thankfully it didn't set the tone for the weekend but for the second time in a fortnight on the road, this time in the Arms Park, an even stronger Munster line-up were...

    Thankfully it didn't set the tone for the weekend but for the second time in a fortnight on the road, this time in the Arms Park, an even stronger Munster line-up were abysmal.
    Comment: Generous GAA gesture from JP McManus comes with a caveat

    Comment: Generous GAA gesture from JP McManus comes with a caveat


    If you wish to thank JP McManus in person for his generous donation to every GAA club in the land you will have to catch him on one of the 182 days he is allowed to spend in Ireland each year while he retains his status as a tax...

    If you wish to thank JP McManus in person for his generous donation to every GAA club in the land you will have to catch him on one of the 182 days he is allowed to spend in Ireland each year while he retains his status as a tax exile.
    Declan Rice offered 'fast-track route' into the England team as decision looms large

    Declan Rice offered 'fast-track route' into the England team as decision looms large


    Declan Rice has been informed that he will be given a fast route to the England senior side if he opts to commit his international future to the country of his...

    Declan Rice has been informed that he will be given a fast route to the England senior side if he opts to commit his international future to the country of his birth.
    Richard Dunne: We'll honour Liam Miller the person, the husband, the father and the footballer today

    Richard Dunne: We'll honour Liam Miller the person, the husband, the father and the footballer today


    When you finish your playing career, you always think that you’ll just see former players, the lads you played with, at some stage. It’s one of those things, you take it for granted that you will see someone...

    When you finish your playing career, you always think that you’ll just see former players, the lads you played with, at some stage. It’s one of those things, you take it for granted that you will see someone again.
    Tiger Woods an 'inspiration', says Ian Poulter ahead of his Ryder Cup return

    Tiger Woods an 'inspiration', says Ian Poulter ahead of his Ryder Cup return


    Ian Poulter has joined the growing chorus of players past and present in praise of Tiger Woods after the American at the weekend completed one of the most remarkable turnarounds in sport when he won the Tour Championship a year after dropping to 1,100 in...

    Ian Poulter has joined the growing chorus of players past and present in praise of Tiger Woods after the American at the weekend completed one of the most remarkable turnarounds in sport when he won the Tour Championship a year after dropping to 1,100 in the world rankings.
    Martin O'Neill and Seamus Coleman's Fifa The Best Award selections revealed

    Martin O'Neill and Seamus Coleman's Fifa The Best Award selections revealed


    Luka Modric was named FIFA men's player of the year at a star-studded show in London on Monday, but neither of the men who have dominated the prize for a decade were there to congratulate...

    Luka Modric was named FIFA men's player of the year at a star-studded show in London on Monday, but neither of the men who have dominated the prize for a decade were there to congratulate him.

    Football rumours from the media


    Declan Rice has been offered a new contract at West Ham, but he may end up leaving the Hammers for a better pay deal, according to the Daily Mail. The paper reports Rice, 19, turned down a £12,000-a-week deal and the Sun says other defenders on the...

    Declan Rice has been offered a new contract at West Ham, but he may end up leaving the Hammers for a better pay deal, according to the Daily Mail. The paper reports Rice, 19, turned down a £12,000-a-week deal and the Sun says other defenders on the club’s books, like Fabian Balbuena and Issa Diop, are paid more.
    Rescued Irish and Indian sailors head for island to undergo medical assessment

    Rescued Irish and Indian sailors head for island to undergo medical assessment


    An Indian and an Irish sailor rescued from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean will reach an island on Tuesday and undergo medical assessments, an official...

    An Indian and an Irish sailor rescued from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean will reach an island on Tuesday and undergo medical assessments, an official said.
    Comment: Tiger Woods rebuilds image and his golf as fans hail their hero's resurrection

    Comment: Tiger Woods rebuilds image and his golf as fans hail their hero's resurrection


    The tide of admirers behind Tiger Woods on the 18th fairway in Atlanta was borderline scary - certainly for the sheriffs who strode with him and kept looking back nervously. People who might not have crossed the road to support Woods two years ago were...

    The tide of admirers behind Tiger Woods on the 18th fairway in Atlanta was borderline scary - certainly for the sheriffs who strode with him and kept looking back nervously. People who might not have crossed the road to support Woods two years ago were now flooding across the greensward to pay homage.
    Sheedy gets three years to turn Tipperary around

    Sheedy gets three years to turn Tipperary around


    Liam Sheedy's return as Tipperary hurling manager was confirmed last night when he was ratified for a three-year term at a county board meeting in...

    Liam Sheedy's return as Tipperary hurling manager was confirmed last night when he was ratified for a three-year term at a county board meeting in Thurles.

    Treatment of Shaqiri shows Klopp's new layer of ruthlessness


    You finally make your first start for your new club. You are 3-0 up and have been the game's best performer. Your final contribution in the first half is to crash a superb free-kick against the crossbar, the rebound from which is bundled into the net for...

    You finally make your first start for your new club. You are 3-0 up and have been the game's best performer. Your final contribution in the first half is to crash a superb free-kick against the crossbar, the rebound from which is bundled into the net for that third goal. You have made your mark; you have arrived. The crowd show their appreciation. This is what it is all about.
    Irish sailor who helped injured rival is rescued

    Irish sailor who helped injured rival is rescued


    An Irish sailor has been evacuated from his vessel in the Indian Ocean after suffering difficulties during a...

    An Irish sailor has been evacuated from his vessel in the Indian Ocean after suffering difficulties during a storm.
    'People like to see the bigger prizes being spread out' - Prendergast

    'People like to see the bigger prizes being spread out' - Prendergast


    Rarely has there been an outpouring of emotion like that which greeted the victory of Skitter Scatter in the Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh on Champions...

    Rarely has there been an outpouring of emotion like that which greeted the victory of Skitter Scatter in the Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh on Champions Weekend.
    Family to be focus of Miller tribute match

    Family to be focus of Miller tribute match


    Liam Miller's wife and children will receive moving personal tributes today from some of the greatest footballers who played alongside the late Ireland...

    Liam Miller's wife and children will receive moving personal tributes today from some of the greatest footballers who played alongside the late Ireland midfielder.
    'I didn't want to live with the pain I was in' - Tiger Woods arrives in Paris a winner after fearing career was over

    'I didn't want to live with the pain I was in' - Tiger Woods arrives in Paris a winner after fearing career was over


    The raw emotion of Tiger Woods's resurgence to the summit of golf has been laid bare by his admission that he feared, at his lowest ebb, that he would never again be able to live free of...

    The raw emotion of Tiger Woods's resurgence to the summit of golf has been laid bare by his admission that he feared, at his lowest ebb, that he would never again be able to live free of pain.
    'Liam Miller was such a lovable guy' - Stars collide in Cork to celebrate a city's favourite son

    'Liam Miller was such a lovable guy' - Stars collide in Cork to celebrate a city's favourite son


    Cork will play host to a poignant celebration for one of its special sons this afternoon but the whole country will be invited to publicly declare their appreciation for the former Ireland, Manchester United and Celtic star Liam Miller, who tragically...

    Cork will play host to a poignant celebration for one of its special sons this afternoon but the whole country will be invited to publicly declare their appreciation for the former Ireland, Manchester United and Celtic star Liam Miller, who tragically died, aged just 36, last April, after succumbing to pancreatic cancer.

    Lampard insists former boss still special ahead of Mourinho reunion


    Frank Lampard has been struggling with sleepless nights ahead of his encounter with Jose Mourinho, the manager he still believes is the Special...

    Frank Lampard has been struggling with sleepless nights ahead of his encounter with Jose Mourinho, the manager he still believes is the Special One.

    Bjorn backs Sergio to shine on big stage


    European captain Thomas Bjorn believes his pep talks with Sergio Garcia have had the desired effect ahead of this week's Ryder...

    European captain Thomas Bjorn believes his pep talks with Sergio Garcia have had the desired effect ahead of this week's Ryder Cup.
    'Arsenal way' was more important than points - Cech

    'Arsenal way' was more important than points - Cech


    Arsene Wenger put the 'Arsenal way' of playing above winning matches and trophies in his final years at the Emirates Stadium, according to goalkeeper Petr...

    Arsene Wenger put the 'Arsenal way' of playing above winning matches and trophies in his final years at the Emirates Stadium, according to goalkeeper Petr Cech.
    IRFU guru Cowman outlines physical toll of Test matches

    IRFU guru Cowman outlines physical toll of Test matches


    It is the jewel in their crown and yesterday the IRFU offered an insight into the player management regime that plays such a part in their...

    It is the jewel in their crown and yesterday the IRFU offered an insight into the player management regime that plays such a part in their success.
    Carty expects Leinster clash to have 'a bit more spice'

    Carty expects Leinster clash to have 'a bit more spice'


    Connacht only managed to put back-to-back wins together once in the league last season but out-half Jack Carty is hoping they back up their excellent win over Scarlets at the weekend when they entertain champions Leinster at the Sportsground on...

    Connacht only managed to put back-to-back wins together once in the league last season but out-half Jack Carty is hoping they back up their excellent win over Scarlets at the weekend when they entertain champions Leinster at the Sportsground on Saturday.
    Brady 'almost ready' for full return after run with Burnley reserves

    Brady 'almost ready' for full return after run with Burnley reserves


    Robbie Brady insists he is "almost ready" for a full return to first-team action after playing a second reserve team game in a week for...

    Robbie Brady insists he is "almost ready" for a full return to first-team action after playing a second reserve team game in a week for Burnley.

    Murray steps up recovery from troubling neck injury


    Conor Murray has begun taking contact in training, boosting hopes that he can make an imminent return from a troubling neck...

    Conor Murray has begun taking contact in training, boosting hopes that he can make an imminent return from a troubling neck injury.

    Paul Taylor gets green light to begin new era in Sligo


    Sligo have a new football manager with former sharpshooter Paul Taylor taking the reins left vacant by the exit of Cathal...

    Sligo have a new football manager with former sharpshooter Paul Taylor taking the reins left vacant by the exit of Cathal Corey.
    Gosden has Enable primed for Arc repeat

    Gosden has Enable primed for Arc repeat


    John Gosden reports last year's heroine Enable and three-time Group One winner Cracksman are in rude health ahead of next week's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at...

    John Gosden reports last year's heroine Enable and three-time Group One winner Cracksman are in rude health ahead of next week's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.

    Bjorn: We don't fear Tiger factor


    Thomas Bjorn insists Europe do not "fear" Tiger Woods or the USA as they bid to win back the Ryder Cup in Paris this...

    Thomas Bjorn insists Europe do not "fear" Tiger Woods or the USA as they bid to win back the Ryder Cup in Paris this week.
    Dundalk keep eyes on prize with finish line in sight for champions elect

    Dundalk keep eyes on prize with finish line in sight for champions elect


    It's so close now they can nearly touch it. And Dundalk have promised there will be no slip-ups this evening as they aim to bring the Premier Division trophy back to Oriel Park after a one-year stay in...

    It's so close now they can nearly touch it. And Dundalk have promised there will be no slip-ups this evening as they aim to bring the Premier Division trophy back to Oriel Park after a one-year stay in Cork.
    'I have grave questions over van Graan' - Matt Williams criticises Munster coach after slow start to the season

    'I have grave questions over van Graan' - Matt Williams criticises Munster coach after slow start to the season


    Former Leinster coach Matt Williams has hit out at Munster boss Johann van Graan after his side were heavily beaten by the Cardiff Blues last weekend to fall to their second away defeat of the...

    Former Leinster coach Matt Williams has hit out at Munster boss Johann van Graan after his side were heavily beaten by the Cardiff Blues last weekend to fall to their second away defeat of the season.
    Niamh Briggs the surprise omission as Ireland name squad for November internationals

    Niamh Briggs the surprise omission as Ireland name squad for November internationals


    Nine new faces have been named in the Ireland women's squad for the November internationals but the surprise omission of Niamh Briggs is the most notable decision made by head coach Adam...

    Nine new faces have been named in the Ireland women's squad for the November internationals but the surprise omission of Niamh Briggs is the most notable decision made by head coach Adam Griggs.
    Watch: Sky Sports presenter Geoff Shreeves apologises to Alexandre Lacazette after swearing confusion

    Watch: Sky Sports presenter Geoff Shreeves apologises to Alexandre Lacazette after swearing confusion


    Sky Sports presenter Geoff Shreeves has apologised to Arsenal striket Alexandre Lacazette telling him to be "steady with the language" after he answered a question on the performance of Petr...

    Sky Sports presenter Geoff Shreeves has apologised to Arsenal striket Alexandre Lacazette telling him to be "steady with the language" after he answered a question on the performance of Petr Cech.
    Tiger Woods' triumph at East Lake adds to Ryder Cup intrigue

    Tiger Woods' triumph at East Lake adds to Ryder Cup intrigue


    The spiralling interest in the Ryder Cup means the biennial golf showpiece hardly needs hyping up but the stunning return to form of Tiger Woods, culminating in his first tournament victory for five years on Sunday, has undoubtedly added some extra...

    The spiralling interest in the Ryder Cup means the biennial golf showpiece hardly needs hyping up but the stunning return to form of Tiger Woods, culminating in his first tournament victory for five years on Sunday, has undoubtedly added some extra French frisson to the event starting in Paris on Thursday.
    Tiger Woods can match my record after completing astonishing comeback at Tour Championship, says Jack Nicklaus

    Tiger Woods can match my record after completing astonishing comeback at Tour Championship, says Jack Nicklaus


    The chase has resumed. Jack Nicklaus reacted to Tiger Woods's first victory in five years by declaring it is realistic for the 42-year-old to win at least four more majors and so equal the Golden Bear’s record haul of 18...

    The chase has resumed. Jack Nicklaus reacted to Tiger Woods's first victory in five years by declaring it is realistic for the 42-year-old to win at least four more majors and so equal the Golden Bear’s record haul of 18 majors.