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Farrell wants 'dynamic' and 'ruthless' Ireland

Andy Farrell hopes Ireland can lift the nation's mood when they take on Italy on Saturday but doesn't want to heap any more pressure on his team's shoulders than necessary.

Golf courses to close in Level 5 lockdown

Golf courses will be closed under Level 5 restrictions that come into effect at midnight.

Offaly minor boss left frustrated by third lockdown

Just months after emerging from the county's second lockdown, Offaly minor hurling manager Leo O'Connor says it's frustrating to have the inter-county underage season paused yet again.

Ada Hegerberg: 'The women at our level deserve more'

2018 Ballon d'Or Féminin winner and Lyon footballer Ada Hegerberg shares her view about the fight for equality in sport and her decision to leave the Norway national team at the KPMG 20x20 finale event.

Under-20 and minor games to stop 'until further notice'

The GAA have confirmed that Under-20 and minor inter-county competitions will pause from midnight "until further notice" as the country moves to Level 5 restrictions in dealing with Covid-19.

All you need to know: Dundalk v Molde in Europa League

Dundalk will play in the Europa League group stages for the second time in their history. First up on Thursday are Molde at Tallaght Stadium on Thursday. Here's all you need to know about the group opener.

Martina Navratilova: 'Being silent isn't acceptable'

Tennis great Martina Navratilova shares her thoughts on the battle for equality for women's sports at the KPMG 20x20 finale event.

Connors and Keenan to make Ireland debuts against Italy

Will Connors and Hugo Keenan will make their Ireland debuts in Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy at the Aviva Stadium.

Ireland agree friendly with England at Wembley Stadium

The Republic of Ireland will play England in a international friendly at Wembley Stadium next month.

Woodward wants fans to return as United profits slump

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has urged the British government to allow fans back into stadiums, saying he is frustrated by inconsistencies in the approach to Covid-19 restrictions.

20x20: Participation & crowds at women's sport rising

Participation and attendance at women's sport have grown in the past two years, according to research carried out by the 20x20 campaign.

O'Connor takes Giro stage as top contenders stay quiet

Australian Ben O'Connor made up for a previous second-place finish as he claimed victory on stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia with a solo effort on Madonna di Campiglio.

Ozil hits out at Arsenal after being dumped from squad

Mesut Ozil is "deeply disappointed" to be axed from Arsenal's Premier League squad and insists his loyalty to the club has not been reciprocated.

Barcelona initiate pay cuts despite player opposition

Barcelona have formally begun the process to introduce a wage cut on players and staff, the latest move to mitigate the crippling effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on its finances.

Lions to take on Japan before South Africa tour

The British and Irish Lions will play Japan at Murrayfield next summer in a curtain-raiser Test match for their 2021 South Africa tour.

Frustrated Basketball Ireland seek clarity on Covid

Basketball Ireland are seeking clarification from the government after their plans for the start of the new Super League and Division One seasons were thrown into disarray by new Covid-19 restrictions.

Russell set for Scotland return after a year's absence

Finn Russell is set to make his first Scotland appearance since the World Cup when Gregor Townsend's team take on Georgia at Murrayfield on Friday night.

Tiger Roll returns with Flat engagement at Navan

Dual Grand National hero Tiger Roll makes his eagerly-awaited seasonal reappearance - and Flat turf debut - at Navan on Thursday.

'Pressure is a privilege' - Littlejohn ready to roll

Ruesha Littlejohn has urged her Republic of Ireland team-mates not to let Friday's huge qualifier against Ukraine pass them by as they aim to take a massive step towards qualification for Euro 2022.

Wijnaldum: Pickford's high challenge was 'stupid'

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum were united in their condemnation of the Everton tackles which sidelined Virgil Van Dijk for several months and ruled Thiago Alcantara out of their Champions League opener against Ajax.