Irish Rugby

Uefa Nations League: What is it, how does it work, when will it start, what group are England in?

The Nations League begins in September as England aim to build on the feelgood factor of their World Cup success.<p>Northern Ireland, the Republic of …


Women's U19s win penalty shootout against the Republic of Ireland | IFA

Northern Ireland Women Under 19s have begun their Home Nations tournament in England with a win over the Republic of Ireland.<p>After taking an early …


Greenore's Matthew Giles selected to represent Leinster and Ireland

Greenore Golf Club’s Matthew Giles has been selected to represent Leinster in the upcoming Boys Interprovincial Championships at Slieve Russell Golf …


Limerick's first win over the Cats in 45 years, Kilkenny show their heart and Cork up next

5 talking points after Limerick’s 0-27 to 1-22 All-Ireland hurling quarter-final victory over Kilkenny.


LIVE: Kerry v Galway, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s

Image : Laszlo Geczo/INPHO<p>Liveblog<p>Sun 3:23 PM 970 Views 1 Comment<p>1 min ago<p>So…. that heatwave, eh?<p>Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO<p>Source: James Crombie/INPHO<p>…


Galway score their first Championship win over Kerry since 1965 to blow their Super 8s group wide open

Galway 1-13 Kerry 1-10<p>It was Galway's first championship victory for the Kingdom since the 1965 All-Ireland final and they are now in pole position …


'The lads in Munster were worse, they were calling me John MulCopey!'

Robin Copeland opted for a move to Connacht this summer.


Paltry crowd turns out at Páirc Uí Chaoimh as Clare book semi-final spot with facile win over Wexford

Clare 0-27 Wexford 1-17<p>The beaten Munster finalists managed to push themselves into a commanding lead at the half-time break and despite a couple of …


Watch: New Connacht signing Kyle Godwin scored a stunning solo try for the Brumbies today

A losing bonus point for the Melbourne Rebels against the Otago Highlanders ended the Brumbies slender playoff hopes prior to their 40-31 victory …


Martin Breheny: Managers facing as many challenges as the players

The 'Super 8s' have dramatically altered the All-Ireland quarter-final dynamic, not least in presenting a much busier schedule which will leave the …


Watch: Ireland's 4x100m relay team win heat to power into World Championship final

A blistering run by Scott, Akpe-Moses, Adeleke and Jumbo-Gula.


U21 Gavin Whyte signs for League 1 side Oxford United | IFA

Oxford United have signed Northern Ireland Under-21 Gavin Whyte for an undisclosed fee.<p>Gavin was was called into the senior Northern Ireland squad …

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Four in-a-row! Galway crowned Connacht minor football champions once again

Winning: Galway with the Connacht MFC title. Source: James Crombie/INPHO<p>GALWAY WERE TONIGHT crowned Connacht minor football champions as they beat …

Hyde Park

Ireland rugby star Jamie Heaslip and wife Sheena O'Buchalla welcome baby girl

Irish rugby star Jamie Heaslip and his wife Sheena O'Buchalla have announced the arrival of their first child.<p>Marketing exective Sheena, 30, gave …

Sport (Rep. of Ireland)

Comment: There's one important reason why England's success could be hugely damaging for Irish football

That fact, uttered by Martin O’Neill during the Jack Grealish debacle, has taken on a new dimension in recent weeks given England’s progress at the …


Ian McIlrath: Former Ulster and Ireland centre appointed as IRFU president

<b>Ballymena native Ian McIlrath has been appointed as the new president of the Irish Rugby Football Union.</b><p>The former Ireland and Ulster centre succeeds Philip Orr in the highest role in Irish rugby.<p>A retired school principal, McIlrath won five caps for Ireland after making his debut against Australia …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Super 8s power rankings: Who's leading the race for Sam?

Updated 4 minutes ago<p><b>8. Kildare</b><p>Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO<p>THE LILYWHITES MIGHT feel aggrieved to find themselves in eighth place after a run of four …


Prince William just made an emotional statement about the World Cup

No we're not crying. You're crying.<p>Last night saw the long-awaited World Cup semi final, seeing England take on Croatia in the furthest match we’ve …

Prince William

Twelfth: Pictures and videos from ALL parades across Northern Ireland

An estimated 30,000 Orangemen, women and juniors have stepped out at 17 Twelfth venues, with crowds across Northern Ireland reaching an estimated …

Northern Ireland

Ireland rugby star Brian O’Driscoll plays Lambeg drum at Twelfth of July event

<b>IRISH rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll has tried his hand at the Lambeg drum during a Twelfth of July event in Co. Armagh.</b><p>The former Munster outside …


Derry's McElhennon looking forward to Ulster Minor Final against Monaghan

Ahead of the Electric Ireland Ulster Minor Football Championship Final between Derry and Monaghan tomorrow night Derry Minor star Eunan McElhennon …

Sport (N. Ireland)

International hockey: Eugene Magee leads Ireland to 5-1 win over USA

<b>Two goals in the opening 66 seconds gave Ireland a 5-1 win over USA in the first game of their two-match series.</b><p>Banbridge captain Eugene Magee got a brace for the home side after Shane O'Donoghue's early opener, while Jeremy Duncan and Michael Robson also scored.<p>Kei Kaeppler scored a consolation …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era

ALTHOUGH THE CLOUDS settled over Ballina RFC in Mayo yesterday, there was no spoiling the feel-good vibes among the visiting Connacht squad.<p>With new …


Women's international hockey: Ireland 1-0 Chile

<b>Ireland continued their World Cup preparations with a 1-0 win over Chile in the first of the 3 Nations warm-up matches.</b><p>Emily Beatty's deft second half finish was enough for the hosts to claim victory in Dublin.<p>Dalriada forward Katie Mullan was a bright spark throughout and perhaps unlucky not to …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Galway intent on scratching a 53-year itch

Kerry have dominated Tribesmen since 1965 All-Ireland<p>Their three-point win over Kerry in Tralee in February marked a significant milestone as their …


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are living their best lives in Dublin

And it's lovely<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set off for their first official royal tour as Duke and Duchess of Sussex yesterday, and to say they …

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Now is not the time to wail about 'toxic masculinity'

The world has just witnessed an incredible display of humanity and solidarity in the Thai cave rescue. A team of divers and medical experts worked …

Cronulla Sharks

Irish rugby stars Rob Kearney and Conor Murray soak up the sun with girlfriends on holiday in Portugal

Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are proof that those who play together, stay together - it seems to be the case for the rugby stars, who are by each …

Rob Kearney


There is strong representation in the Northern Ireland Under-19’s squad from the Danske Bank Women’s Premiership for the upcoming friendlies.<p>Manager …


Acadia announces appointment of new Head Athletic Therapist

WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and the Department of Athletics announced today the appointment of Curtis Arsenault, CAT(c), as Head Athletic …

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