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Gatland 'hurt' by O'Brien comments and quits Lions

Warren Gatland has ruled himself out of contention to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2021 and said he was "hurt" by Sean O'Brien's criticism of the coaching staff

'Not many Italians could name a current Irish player'

The view from Croatia, Denmark, Italy and Switzerland on the prospect of being matched with the Republic of Ireland in Tuesday's 2018 World Cup play-off draw.

Mahrez scores late equaliser for Leicester

Leicester were unable to end their home hoodoo against West Brom after a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium.

FAI confirm game at Turner's Cross will go ahead

Turner's Cross has suffered serious damage due to Hurricane Ophelia with the roof partially collapsing on one of the stands but the FAI have confirmed that the Cork City game against Derry City will go ahead on Tuesday.

Aidan O'Shea dedicates win to lost team-mate

An emotional Aidan O'Shea held back tears as he remembered team-mate David Gavin and 12-year-old Faye Lavin in his speech after Breaffy claimed the Division 1A League title.

Michael O'Neill: NI is least favoured nation in playoff

Michael O'Neill hopes Northern Ireland's series of surprises continue in the play-offs as the smallest nation in Wednesday's draw wait to find out who stands between them and the World Cup.

Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

Newcastle United has been put up for sale by its billionaire owner Mike Ashley who hopes to sell up before Christmas

Sam Bennett: Late crash was my own fault

Sam Bennett blamed his own inexperience for his crash on the second last corner of the final stage of the Tour of Turkey on Sunday.

Madrid game a marker of Spurs progress under Pochettino

Despite the loss of Gareth Bale and Luka Modric to Real Madrid, Spurs are a different beast to the team that lost in the Bernabeu six years ago, writes Ben Norland.

Lovren accuses Lukaku of deliberately kicking out

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has accused Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku of deliberately flicking a boot into his face during Saturday's goalless draw at Anfield.

Dempsey impressed as Leinster young guns 'step up'

Leinster may have been without a host of top stars against Montpellier but Girvan Dempsey was impressed with how the young guns stepped up.

Ireland rise to 26 in latest FIFA rankings

Republic of Ireland have risen to 26th in the latest FIFA World Rankings after the wins over Moldova and Wales secured a play-off spot for the 2018 World Cup.

Leinster waiting on Sexton and O'Brien progress

Leinster will not make a decision on Johnny Sexton and Seán O'Brien's availability for this weekend's Champions Cup tie against Glasgow until later in the week.

Éamonn Fitzmaurice's ratification falls foul of Ophelia

The Kerry County Board meeting scheduled for Monday night has been postponed by 48 hours due to Ex-Hurricane Ophelia.

Mayo finalists will have three day prep for decider

Mayo GAA has confirmed that the semi-final replay between Castlebar Mitchels and Garrymore will take place on Wednesday evening, giving the winners just three days' rest ahead of the county final.

Shane Duffy confident he will be fit for play-offs

Shane Duffy has eased fears he could miss the Republic of Ireland's World Cup play-off games next month after being forced out of Brighton's draw with Everton due to a groin injury.

Wales scrap 'Gatland's law' as part of new policy

The Welsh Rugby Union has changed its international player selection policy and scrapped so-called Gatland's Law.

Kaepernick files lawsuit against NFL owners

Colin Kaepernick has filed a lawsuit against NFL owners for what his lawyer Mark Geragos alleges is their collusion in denying the quarterback employment.

NFL: Packers star Rodgers may miss rest of season

The Green Bay Packers lost star quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a possibly season-ending broken collarbone as they lost 23-10 the Minnesota Vikings.

Lukaku not concerned by record against top sides

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has brushed off criticism over his poor record against the top sides.
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