Paul O’Connell to provide competition for RTÉ’s Six Nations coverage

Irish rugby fans face a dilemma over which TV channel’s coverage to watch during the upcoming Six Nations tournament. Of course we’ll watch RTÉ, I hear you cry. Well yes, understandably the draw of Ronan O’Gara, Brent Pope and Shane...

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Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather fight will happen this year, says UFC champion

Once upon a time the idea that Conor McGregor might actually fight Floyd Mayweather would be laughed off if brought up in conversation – all the stories were thought to be meritless rumours fuelled by the two fighters. But something...

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Boris Becker questions Novak Djokovic’s desire and tactics in shock defeat

Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker has criticised the Serbian for lacking fight and playing too defensively during his Australian...

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Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa ‘submits transfer request’

Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa has submitted an official transfer request. The 30-year-old and his representatives have held talks with the...

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Koeman open to moves for Deulofeu and Jagielka

Ronald Koeman would be happy to let Gerard Deulofeu leave Everton – and captain Phil Jagielka could also be nearing...

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Stuart Lancaster keen to see Leinster enjoy home comforts

Stuart Lancaster says the chance of being at home in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals is “a big driver” for...

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Paul Dunne best of the Irish as Henrik Stenson leads in Abu Dhabi

European number one Henrik Stenson made light of his lack of preparation with a stunning opening round in the Abu...

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Bernie Ecclestone casts doubt over his future role in the running of Formula One

Bernie Ecclestone has cast doubt over his long-standing Formula One reign after the sport’s governing body approved the sale of...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Man United beat Barcelona and Real Madrid to top football’s rich list

Manchester United are back on top of the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time since 2005 but the...

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Check out this video of Carlos Tevez getting absolutely mobbed as he arrives in China

Normally when your flight lands in a new country, the best welcome you can hope for is a sleazy looking...

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Leo Cullen: Sean O’Brien not ‘a million miles off’, should be fit for Six Nations

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen believes Sean O’Brien will be fit and available to feature for Ireland from the opening...

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Here’s Neymar starring alongside Samuel L Jackson in the new XXX movie

It’s time to add Neymar to a list of footballing movie stars that already includes Vinnie Jones, Eric Cantona and...

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Strong Irish contingent head to world’s oldest rally in Monte Carlo

The unique atmosphere of Rally Monte Carlo and the debut of the new more powerful and spectacular cars make for...

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Leinster make three changes for Castres clash; Sean O’Brien misses out

Ross Molony replaces the suspended Hayden Triggs in the second row for Leinster’s meeting with Castres in France tomorrow night....

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Manchester City confirm Gabriel Jesus signing in time for crucial Spurs game

Manchester City have formalised the transfer of Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras in time for him to feature against...

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Marco van Basten wants to scrap offsides and football is horrified

Fifa technical director Marco van Basten has raised a few eyebrows after suggesting serious changes that would alter the face...

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WATCH: Steven Gerrard does NOT appreciate Neil Warnock taking the p**s out of Liverpool

Steven Gerrard refused to give Neil Warnock as much as a sympathy chuckle when the Cardiff City manager started making...

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Premier League rumours: Manchester United looking at Bernardo Silva

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is set to fight former club Real Madrid for the signature of Monaco midfielder Bernardo...

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Conor Murray on ‘dangerous’ Glasgow approach: ‘I’m properly pissed off about that’

Conor Murray has hit out at Glasgow’s “unsafe” and “very dangerous” targeting of his standing leg as he kicked from...

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Djokovic dumped out of Australian Open by Uzbekistani wild card

Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open after falling victim to a stunning five-set defeat at the...

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