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Integration steering group ask for county board info


Every GAA county board has been asked to make a submission to the Steering Group on Integration in the latest development aimed at equality and amalgamation in the sport.

Muldoon to rejoin Connacht as forwards coach


Connacht have announced the appointment of former club captain John Muldoon to the coaching team on a two-year deal.

IRFU missing a trick as women's team lose ground


The heavy defeat in Wales suggests Ireland are losing ground as the game goes professional and while the IRFU are making progress, Jonny Holland believes greater investment at all levels is crucial.


Koeman 'shocked' by below-par Dutch performances


Irritated Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman said he was shocked by his team's performance in his first week back in charge of the national side and drastic improvement is needed.

Irish Open offers qualification hopes for swimmers


The Irish Open Swimming Championships will feature a number of Olympians and Paralympians when the five-day event at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre in Dublin begins on Saturday.

Tipperary's Moloney and Kennedy seal Geelong AFLW move


Tipperary duo Aishling Moloney and Anna Rose Kennedy have joined AFLW outfit Geelong Cats.

Harrington: Immigration tweet 'not reflective of me'


Kellie Harrington has said she is "all about community, inclusion and diversity" after refusing to address a question about her retweeting of a video that featured anti-immigration sentiment.


'I was called a little rat' - Celtic boss left baffled


Celtic head coach Fran Alonso said he was called a "little rat" as footage appeared to show him being headbutted by a member of the Rangers coaching staff following the two sides' 1-1 draw in the Scottish Women's Premier League.


Conte thanks those who shared his passion in farewell


Antonio Conte has thanked Tottenham fans and those who shared his "passion" after his exit.


Bellingham's potential is through the roof - Henderson


Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson believes he has never seen a young player with the same mentality as Jude Bellingham and said playing alongside his England team-mate at Anfield next season would be "amazing".


Ulster plan to fight fire with fire against Leinster


Ulster know the only way to beat Leinster is with a full-court press, according to head coach Dan McFarland, who has compared Saturday's Champions Cup opponents with Grand Slam winners Ireland.


Ogbene: We're devastated now - but the future is bright


Beaten, but unbowed. That was the message from Chiedozie Ogbene after Ireland's heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to France in their opening Euro 2024 qualifier at the Aviva Stadium on Monday night.


Warning shot fired at group rivals in quest to qualify


Defiant in defeat, the Republic of Ireland sent out a warning shot to group rivals, the Netherlands, as they battled bravely, but ultimately lost 1-0 to France at the Aviva Stadium.


Top seed Allen falls to Ding at Tour Championship


Ding Junhui overcame top seed Mark Allen 10-5 at Hull's Bonus Arena on Monday evening to advance to the semi-finals of the Tour Championship.

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Kenny lauds players' efforts in pushing France to brink


Stephen Kenny expressed pride in his Republic of Ireland players after succumbing to a 1-0 defeat against France in their opening Euro 2024 qualifier.

Euro 2024 wrap: Ake bags brace as Dutch beat Gibraltar


The Netherlands bounced back from being thrashed by France to beat 10-man Gibraltar 3-0 and kick-start their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign.

Player Ratings: Ogbene carries the fight against France


A Benjamin Pavard goal in the second half saw the Republic of Ireland narrowly beaten by France in their Euro 2024 qualifier opener at the Aviva Stadium.


Pavard screamer sees France edge Ireland in Euro opener


Heartbreak for the Republic of Ireland in their opening Euro 2024 qualifier as they were edged out by World Cup finalists France, losing 1-0 at the Aviva Stadium.


Former England midfielder Palmer suffers heart-attack


Former England midfielder Carlton Palmer said he was being kept in hospital for further tests following a "suspected small heart attack" during the Sheffield Half Marathon on Sunday.


McFarland: Ulster take no boost from Sexton absence


Ulster face a monumental task to knock out Champions Cup favourites Leinster on Saturday but Dan McFarland doesn't think their task will be made any easier with the absence of Johnny Sexton.


Ferguson makes competitive debut, Coleman fit to start


Evan Ferguson will make his competitive debut in tonight's Euro 2024 qualifier against France at the Aviva Stadium, while Seamus Coleman has been passed fit to start, kick-off 7:45pm.


Emerson injury adds to turmoil at Tottenham


Emerson Royal has added to Tottenham's growing injury list, with the defender set for surgery on his knee.

Quigley to face new opponent in Dublin return


Jason Quigley's headline fight at the National Stadium on Saturday will now be against Anatoli Hunanyan after original opponent Kim Poulsen withdrew through injury.


FIFA's Club World Cup plans get European clubs' backing


FIFA's plans for an expanded Club World Cup has now received backing from the European Club Association (ECA).


Euro 2024 qualifier: Rep of Ireland 0-1 France reaction


The Republic of Ireland have lost 1-0 to France in their Euro 2024 qualifier at the Aviva Stadium after a second-half goal from Benjamin Pavard.

McGrath: Lyng should let Drennan wear TJ's crown


RTÉ Sport analyst Shane McGrath believes that Kilkenny manager Derek Lyng should seriously consider handing free-taking duties to Billy Drennan for this year's All-Ireland Hurling Championship.


Stuart Hogg to retire from rugby after World Cup


Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has announced that he will be retiring from playing rugby after the World Cup later this year to pursue a new career as he declared that he "always wanted to finish at the top end of the game".

Sexton 'likely' to miss rest of Leinster's season


Leinster have confirmed that Johnny Sexton is "likely" to miss the remainder of the province's season due to a groin injury.


O'Dowda succumbs to injury as Parrott left out


Callum O'Dowda has been ruled out of tonight's Euro 2024 qualifier with France at the Aviva Stadium while Troy Parrott has been omitted from the squad.

Ireland suffer T20 loss to Bangladesh


Ireland suffered a loss in their first T20 international against Bangladesh after falling to a 22-run defeat on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.