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Wednesday 23 April, 2014

‘Conor Murray can handle out-half pressure if Munster come calling’ – James Hart

The Grenoble scrum-half knows a thing or two about facing the Top 14′s best following his breakthrough season with Grenoble.

Roche, Martin and Deignan confirmed as Irish riders for Giro D’Italia

The four Irish riders, including Chris Juul Jensen will battle it out with 217 other riders for the pink jersey.

Paul O’Connell compares Toulon with All Blacks ahead of Munster semi final

The veteran lock says the Heineken Cup champions are better than the side that beat his province heavily in France in 2011.

Ireland to play Australia in one-off International Rules Test

The clash will take place at Paterson Stadium in Perth this November.

Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy

The Donegal boxer surrendered his national title in February, sparking speculation he was to leave the amateur ranks.

VIDEO: Samoan rugby player sparks roars of laughter after his dive is exposed

Let us hope the reaction of the crowd prevents any copycat attempts in the future.

Former Limerick boss Donal O’Grady speaks out on ‘efforts to discredit me’

Having stepped down from his role with the Treaty County, O’Grady defended himself on RTE’s Morning Ireland show.

‘Under the radar’ Donegal targeting summer success ahead of Division 2 final

Forward Patrick McBrearty says his teammates are giving Monaghan their full concentration in the lead-up to Sunday’s clash at Croke Park.

JJ Hanrahan, Rob Kearney and Jonny Sexton up for 2014 Try of the Year Best Tries This post contains a poll

JJ Hanrahan, Rob Kearney and Jonny Sexton up for 2014 Try of the Year

We have video clips of the three scores and want to know which one you think is best.

Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Roy Keane: Manchester United players ‘should be ashamed of themselves’

The former Red Devils midfielder is on Champions League duty for ITV this evening.

McGrath and Murphy hoping to wrest young player award from Henshaw Bright Sparks This post contains a poll

McGrath and Murphy hoping to wrest young player award from Henshaw

The three players all made their Ireland debuts this season and have excelled for their provinces.

O’Mahony, Trimble and Toner nominated for Irish players’ Player of the Year Awards Season This post contains a poll

O’Mahony, Trimble and Toner nominated for Irish players’ Player of the Year

The trio will discover who their peers have voted for on 7 May.

In pictures: Munster’s players in training ahead of Heineken Cup semi final

22-year-old academy out-half Jonathan Holland trained with the senior squad as JJ Hanrahan underwent fitness tests.

‘We took a guy off the bar to play 10 minutes for Connacht, that’s where we’re at’

Connacht coach Pat Lam lamented his squad’s injury crisis after another heavy defeat all but ended his side’s European Cup hopes.

Munster should resist calls to start Simon Zebo at fullback against Toulon

There have been suggestions that Munster should go with an attacking back three of Zebo, Conway and Earls.

A heartbreaking yet heartwarming story of tragic, young baseball fan meeting his heroes

Matthew Miller received second and third degree burns while trying to save his brother from a fire in their Queens home.

Monday 21 April, 2014

‘Some Munster players will have to go beyond where they have been before to beat Toulon’

Head coach Rob Penney is calling on his team to play the best game in their history to knock off the reigning champions.

Sunday 20 April, 2014

Munster-bound Robin Copeland sent off for stamping on Liam Williams’ head

The Cardiff Blues No.8 may have played his last game for the Welsh club.

Prince William catches the Izzy Folau show and Brodie Retallick goes topless

Gareth Anscombe, meanwhile, left his last-ditch penalty attempt against Crusaders a few, crucial yards short.

As it happened: Everton v Manchester United, Premier League

Everton took on Manchester United, as David Moyes had an unhappy return to his former club.

‘We’ll need to be at our very best, and then some, to beat Toulon’ – Rob Penney

The Munster coach was pleased that his side picked up a bonus point win, and no injuries, in Galway.

Fez checks out the merchandise as Dubliner finishes third at Circuit of Ireland Rally

Robert Barrable and his teammate Stuart Loudon finished just under two minutes back from the eventual winners.

Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback

The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.

VINE: Raheem Sterling scores an absolute belter and sets up Suarez goal

The young English winger has come to the championship party in a huge way.

19-year-old Gambian upstages goal-scoring Robbie Keane as Galaxy struggles continue

Kekuta Manneh last home a late equaliser for the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place.

Five reasons why Jose Mourinho should win Manager of the Year

The Special One became the Happy One before a ball was kicked and a huge visit to Anfield could see him return in title-winning style.

Basta breeds them big: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week

Also featuring a jubilant Ken Doherty, Eoin Cadogan and a child who simply would not share.

Borini’s phone still ‘buzzing’ with messages from Liverpool teammates

The on-loan ‘Pool striker scored the winner against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Saturday 19 April, 2014

Sexton and Racing Métro secure European Cup rugby as Toulon hit Perpignan for 46

James Hart kicked 11 points for Grenoble but they Bayonne back into a game they really should have won.

Human shot clock forced to yell out ‘Horn’ every 24 seconds in NBA playoff match

If life hands you a broken shot clock, make do in comedic fashion.

Baseball star shows off severely swollen face after being struck by 90mph fastball

The Houston Astros prospect will find Easter Egg munching difficult this weekend.

Munster on verge of home semi final after bonus point win over Connacht

Robbie Henshaw and Eoin McKeon errors have been well and truly punished by their interprovincial rivals.

VIDEO: Stunning Diarmuid Murtagh point sends Roscommon into All-Ireland U21 final

Cork conceded a late free as their substitute Sam Ryan was penalised in injury time from breaking a little known rule.

Clontarf win Ulster Bank League as Old Belvedere crumble at relegated Garryowen

The Dubliners are the top dogs in Irish club rugby for the first time in their 138-year history.

SNAPSHOT: Striker celebrates breaking scoring record by… breaking a vinyl record

We can only hope the vinyl he snapped was a Richie Kavanagh effort and not an obscure, early Yardbirds jam session.

VIDEO: Was this Anthony Stokes goal a thing of beauty or a back-post cross?

We are siding with the Irishman on this one.

Friday 18 April, 2014

Jurgen Klopp sprints out of press conference for urgent ‘call of nature’

The Borussia Dortmund coach sparked riotous laughter after running from a pre-match briefing.

19-year-old Connacht hooker seeking to put a dent in Munster’s Pro12 ambitions

Jack Dinneen has been drafted into the senior squad following an injury crisis in the front row.

Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season

The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.

Saturday 12 April, 2014

The first Irish goalkeeper to win the FA Cup, his friendship with Seán Lemass and IRA past

Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.

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