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Earls returns to the Munster starting line-up

Munster have named their side to take on Racing 92 on Sunday in Bordeaux for the Champions Cup semi-final with Keith Earls returning and Simon Zebo on the bench.

Henshaw back for Champions Cup showdown with Scarlets

Ireland centre Robbie Henshaw will make his Leinster comeback against the Scarlets in the semi-final of the Champions Cup tomorrow in the Aviva Stadium.

7 contenders to replace Arsene Wenger

As Arsenal seek a first new manager in 22 years, we run the rule over a few likely contenders for one of the most attractive jobs in English football.

Experience could count for Irish sides - O'Sullivan

Eddie O'Sullivan believes Munster and Leinster's experience on the big occasions will help them in this weekend's semi-finals.

'Everyone thinks they have the prettiest wife at home'

As Arsene Wenger announces he is to leave Arsenal, we look back at some of the most memorable quotes from the Frenchman's time in charge of the Gunners.

Donnacha Ryan relishing strangeness of playing Munster

It will be a strange afternoon for Donnacha Ryan on Sunday as he and his new teammates will strain everything to prevent Munster reaching a European Cup final for the first time in a decade.

Arsenal confirm Wenger will leave in the summer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will leave the club at the end of the season, ending a 22 year association with the club.

Napoli to face Liverpool at Aviva in August

Liverpool will play Napoli in a pre-season friendly at the Aviva Stadium on 4 August the FAI have confirmed.

Waterford hurler calls for oxygen tanks in GAA clubs

A Waterford hurler has revealed how a routine belt of a hurl in a match on 1 April left him unable to breathe and very seriously ill, and is calling on the GAA to consider installing oxygen tanks in clubs across the country.

LOI Digest: In-form Dundalk and Derry set to clash

Dundalk host Derry City in the clash of the weekend while reigning champions Cork City travel to Dalymount Park to face a Bohemians who will try to replicate their Dublin derby form against the rest of the league.

Anthony Stokes set to be sacked by Smyrni

Greek side Apollon Smyrni have announced they intend to terminate the contract of Republic of Ireland striker Anthony Stokes for going absent without leave.

Wenger backs Vieira as future Arsenal manager

Arsene Wenger believes former Arsenal favourite Patrick Vieira has the potential to manage the club in the future.

Dragons player forced to retire with brain injury

Dragons centre Adam Hughes has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect due to a brain injury.

Success or apathy: The nascent revival of Welsh regions

Are the Welsh sides about to take a permanent place at the top table of European club rugby? And why have they struggled for so long?

Premier League clubs enjoy record profits

Premier League clubs posted record profits last season thanks to strong broadcast revenues and Financial Fair Play rules keeping wage inflation under control, Deloitte has announced.

Murray to the fore at Valero Texas Open

Grayson Murray took the early lead with a round of 67 in the first round of the Valero Texas Open, but it was a tough day for Ireland's Seamus Power, who was well off  the pace with a round of 76.

Southampton fail to win again as troubles deepen

Southampton halted their losing run but a goalless draw at Leicester does little for their Premier League survival hopes.

Waterford successful with appeal as bans are reduced

Waterford FC have confirmed the suspensions handed down to Bastien Hery and Stanley Aborah following the melee against Cork City have been partially reduced.

Jackman: Munster need Zebo against a team like Racing

Dragons coach and RTÉ rugby analyst Bernard Jackman believes that Munster should stick with Simon Zebo at full back for their semi-final clash against Racing 92 on Sunday afternoon.

Moses grabs winner as Burnley's European dreams falter

Victor Moses was the match-winner as Chelsea eased the pressure on London rivals Arsenal by denting Burnley's surge for sixth place.
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