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Counties plan as GAA clarify social distancing stance

County boards are putting plans in place to stage club games in preparation for any acceleration of the Government's reopening of the economy, as GAA President John Horan states 'social distancing is the priority at two metres'

Premier League set for 17 June restart

The English Premier League will resume on 17 June with two games - including Manchester City v Arsenal - according to reports in English media.

Keane finding solace in team vibe outside of the pool

Paralympian Ellen Keane had not been out of a swimming pool for more than three weeks since the age of nine years old, telling RTÉ Sport of the struggles it has brought.

Power: Physical prowess set apart phenomenal Fennelly

Richie Power won all of his eight All-Ireland medals with Kilkenny alongside Michael Fennelly and says the way the Ballyhale man led his club to success in recent years despite injuries is nothing short of "phenomenal".

Irish Open 'critical' as European Tour plans July start

The European Tour will resume on 22 July with a run of six tournaments over six weeks in the UK, however the Tour have yet to set a date for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

GAA 'hopeful' Cúl Camps will take place this summer

The GAA said it is "hopeful" Cúl Camps will be staged this summer, but contingency plans have been drawn up as the Association continues to work on a roadmap for the reopening of pitches around the country.

Sarries' Nick Isiekwe joins Northampton on loan

England lock Nick Isiekwe has joined Northampton on a season-long loan as part of his new four-year contract with Saracens.

Swim Ireland awaiting Government green light to return

Having released a revised plan for a return to action in 2020-2021, Swim Ireland are hopeful of getting the all-clear to welcome their elite swimmers back to training at the National Aquatic Centre (NAC) in Dublin.

New rugby rules for Covid-19 prevention approved

World Rugby's executive committee has approved optional law trials that provide member unions with measures to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission.

Three positive Covid tests from 1,030 in Championship

Two Fulham players have tested positive for coronavirus in the latest round of testing in the Championship.

A-League set to return in mid-July

Australia's A-League, which was suspended in March because of Covid-19, will resume in mid-July providing an agreement can be reached with broadcasters.

The road less travelled - Reid's remarkable journey

From a childhood in a "crack den" and hopping from foster home to foster home, to becoming one of the fastest 200-metre sprinters in the world, Irish sprinter Leon Reid has had quite the journey.

Favourite Sporting Moment: Carruth's 1992 Olympic gold

As part of the Morning Ireland sporting moment series, we've been looking back on some of the best moments in Irish sport. Today it's a Michael Carruth's gold medal from the 1992 Olympic Games.

Hart: City rejection impacted my mental health

Joe Hart has talked about the impact not feeling wanted by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had on his mental health.

Gareth Taylor appointed Man City Women new manager

Manchester City Women have appointed former Wales international Gareth Taylor as their new manager on a three-year deal.

King Boylan had magic dust in his pocket - Liam Hayes

Liam Hayes was part of the awesome Meath team that dominated the footballing landscape in the second half of the 1980s, but he was four years in the jersey before he tasted his first Championship victory.

Troy Deeney opens up on abuse over Covid-19 stance

Watford skipper Troy Deeney has had to deal with people wishing his baby son gets coronavirus after being targeted for expressing his concerns over soccer's return.

Villa boss Dean Smith's father dies from Covid-19

The father of Aston Villa head coach Dean Smith has died after contracting Covid-19.

'Potential is the greatest currency' - London calling

Lisa Fallon has said that one of the driving factors that led her to take over as head coach of London City Lionesses was the potential that she saw at the club.

Boost for LOI as players & staff tests are negative

All the League of Ireland players and staff who underwent testing for Covid-19 on Monday have returned negative results.