Jean Kleyn out until the new year while Peter O'Mahony will miss Bayonne clash

The South African suffered an eye injury against Leinster, while O’Mahony’s shoulder has not yet recovered.

Ronnie O'Sullivan fires parting shot at World Snooker Tour before as he heads to China

O’Sullivan maintains the view maintains the view that some officials want him to hand in his resignation.

Spurs' bravery is vindicated, Liverpool benefit from falling behind, and ripped-off TV viewers

Plus – are Man City finally showing signs of complacency?

Ireland's back three key but Farrell would love more competition

There is a hefty gap from the frontline trio to most of the chasing pack in Irish rugby.

Donegal's Bonner calls time on AFLW career after impressive stints with Crows and Giants

Bonner kicked six goals in 10 games after joining the Crows this season.

Graphic footage emerges of brutal tactics used by Chantelle Cameron against Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor’s win against Chantelle Cameron in Dublin earlier this month was instantly etched into boxing’s Hall of Fame as an all-time classic, yet the losing camp have been venting their annoyance in the days since. British fighter Cameron suffered the first defeat of her professional career as she was outpointed by Taylor in a brutal contest, w...

Perez opens up on F1 2023 slump - "I cannot be this bad, something's going on"

Sergio Perez has opened up about how his Red Bull struggles in 2023 made Formula 1 'no longer fun', and why he didn't consider walking away after his "worst weekend ever".

Connacht receive Bundee Aki boost

The 33-year-old has now fully recovered from a hamstring injury.

The best stadiums to watch sports in the world

Sports stadiums are hallowed grounds for eager sports fans. The bump of the crowd, the rhythm of the game, the silence of a pass in mid-air. But not all stadiums are created equal. In this gallery, we highlight the stadiums with the most iconic atmospheres in sport today. These are the arenas that define the essence of sports culture, inviting you to witness the magic that unfolds within their storied walls. Ready? Swipe through to take a look at sports' most sacred stadiums.

Ronnie O’Sullivan makes history but admits lack of ‘buzz’

The world number one beat Ding Junhui 10-7 in the final in York.

'It's as good as it gets' - Leinster raring for latest crack at La Rochelle

Leinster head to France for their Champions Cup opener this weekend.

Dónal Óg Cusack criticises decision to put Munster hurling games behind GAAGO paywall

38 championship games to be screened by GAAGO, with four Munster hurling games set aside.

Arsenal host Liverpool and Newcastle face FA Cup derby clash at Sunderland

The Premier League giants will meet at the Emirates Stadium while Sunderland host neighbours Newcastle.

‘If it doesn’t work they can always change it back’ – Pádraig Harrington weighs in on golf’s big debate

Pádraig Harrington has launched when he admits is a “biased” defence of the proposed golf ball roll back and called for the governing bodies to look next at the size of the driver head and the number of clubs allowed. In a 1,000-word thread on X, formerly Twitter, the three-time Major winner explained why he was for or against other controversial r...

FIA will wait until 2026 to act on F1’s outwash 'loopholes'

The FIA said it will wait until 2026 to close off the ‘loopholes’ that Formula 1 teams are exploiting to increase outwash, despite concerns they are hurting the racing.

How Terry Venables inspired Pep Guardiola to become the greatest-ever football manager

Heckingbottom to become first victim of the Premier League sack race

11 defeats in 14 games leaves Blades looking for a bounce for Christmas.

KSI takes pride in competing hard against Tommy Fury

KSI is proud of the way he was able to compete against Tommy Fury in October's fight after taking some to time to digest his defeat.

Morikawa fumes at referee but not Matt Fitzpatrick after rules query leads to penalty

Collin Morikawa said he had no issue with Matt Fitzpatrick after being docked two strokes for a rules breach in the third round of the Hero World Challenge. Morikawa’s caddie, Jonathan Jakovac, was found to have used numbers he had written in a greens book to offer advice as a putt was being lined up on the fourth hole of round three. Jakovac had u...

Michael Conlan left staring at retirement after defeat by Jordan Gill

Belfast fighter stopped in the seventh round, while Lewis Crocker was too strong for Tyrone McKenna

Kerry legend receives award from Mary Immaculate College Limerick

Former Kerry footballer and five-time All-Ireland medallist Tomás Ó Sé has received an ‘Alumni of the Year’ award from Mary Immaculate College (MIC) Limerick. And Tomás said the College played its part not only in launching him towards a teaching career, but also in instilling some of the values he took with him through his sporting days. Tomás – a...

Angry Erling Haaland could be in hot water after 'Wtf' tweet

The City striker was incensed after being denied the opportunity to play advantage in the closing moments of a thrilling Premier League clash.

Former Athlone assistant appointed as new Bohemians manager

Ken Kiernan also has experience coaching boys and girls at League of Ireland academy level with Shelbourne.

St Brigid's crowned Connacht champions after stunning win over Corofin

1-7 for Ben O’Carroll as Roscommon side reign supreme for first time in 11 years.

Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals as Adam Idah nets 95th-minute winner

Jason Knight’s goal could not prevent Bristol City’s defeat to Norwich.

Ferguson, Forrester and McCabe among winners at PFAI Awards

Host of stars honoured at last night’s ceremony in Dublin

Kelleher earns rare Premier League start as Liverpool win 7-goal thriller

The Reds got two late goals to get out of jail against Fulham.

‘I got my last pair of gloves, my last pair of boots… And I set them alight’

Ex-Ireland international David Forde reflects on how he found inner peace after many years of suffering.

'It is amazing to be where we are' - Ballygunner's road of setbacks to Munster hurling masters

The Waterford champions made history yesterday in Thurles.

Tsunoda pays tribute to “biggest supporter” Tost after AlphaTauri F1 exit

Yuki Tsunoda has paid tribute to “biggest supporter” Franz Tost, the outgoing AlphaTauri Formula 1 boss who stopped the driver from ‘getting lost’ during his formative seasons.

'Beating Leinster in the final twice in a row... Until recently, that was a utopia'

La Rochelle’s supporters have a strong bond with their Irish boss, Ronan O’Gara.

'I hope we’ll make a really big statement on Friday night'

Pete Wilkins looks ahead to Connacht’s Champions Cup opener after defeat to Leinster on Saturday.

The Marquez problem Yamaha is about to face with its MotoGP superstar

Having gone from champion to title runner-up to nowhere across three years, Yamaha’s dip in form is badly timed, as it coincides with its ace Fabio Quartararo’s contract coming to an end. He has proven himself cut above the rest of the marque’s stable since coming to MotoGP, and now the marque faces a race against time to secure him beyond 2024

Caoimhin Kelleher endures tough day at Anfield as Liverpool produce late heroics to beat Fulham

Liverpool staged a dramatic late comeback to beat Fulham 4-3 after some hapless defending wasted two world-class strikes from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Alexis Mac Allister and left them staring at a rare Anfield defeat. The Cottagers looked like being the first side since Real Madrid in February to win at Anfield – and the first in the Premier Lea...

‘The game against St Vincent’s was so intense' – Dickboro’s Ciara Phelan

Dicksboro are getting used to the cameras and lights. They’ll be playing under the Croke Park bulbs in the AIB All-Ireland camogie senior final against Galway's Sarsfields on December 17. Their Leinster final win over St Vincent’s prepared them well for last Saturday’s semi-final success against Antrim’s Loughgiel Shamrocks. The Leinster final saw ...

Jake O’Brien continues fine form in France with a brace in Lyon defeat

Irishman Jake O’Brien is giving the fans of crisis side Lyon something to hope for as he netted twice to join World Cup winner Alexandre Lacazette as the club’s joint top scorer this season. The one-time giants of the French game are having their worst season in recent decades with a 3-2 defeat to Lens on Saturday leaving them rooted to the bottom ...

Champions Kilkerrin-Clonberne and Ballymacarbry set up All-Ireland showdown

It took extra-time to separate the Galway kingpins from Kilmacud Crokes, while Ballymac booked their first decider spot since 1998.

UK Government backs all 10 recommendations in Karen Carney’s review of women’s game

The review was commissioned shortly after England won the Women’s Euros on home soil.

Portlaoise and Navan venues to host All-Ireland SHC club semi-finals

St Thomas’ of Galway take on Ballygunner while Cushendall face O’Loughlin Gaels.

Both Ireland sides stopped in quarter-finals at Dubai Sevens

They lost out to Fiji and Canada at the inaugural SVNS Series leg.

'There's some real competition for places. I'll pick the team as late as possible'

Munster head coach Graham Rowntree is gearing up for a big week.

Irish duo feature as Celtic survive scare

Liam Scales started for the Bhoys while Mikey Johnston came off the bench.

'Day after day, it was just complete brutality... everybody knew the game was a tinderbox'

Some 30 years on from Northern Ireland hosting the Republic of Ireland at Windsor Park, things couldn’t be more different ahead of the women’s meeting.

F1 champion Verstappen says 'Alonso only wants to return to Le Mans if it's with me'

Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen has revealed Fernando Alonso has sounded him out about teaming up at the Le Mans 24 Hours in the future.

Rory McIlroy blames manufacturers and fellow pros in golf ball row: “Yet again in this game, money talks”

Rory McIlroy blames money for resistance by manufacturers and tour pros to proposals to roll back the ball for everyone in the game, and insists it will make little difference to recreational golfers. Recent reports by Golf Digest suggest the R&A and USGA are preparing to announce a universal roll back early next week. The governing bodies original...

History makers! Ballygunner complete Munster senior hurling three-in-a-row

The Waterford champions reigned in Thurles today.

'I think he has and he has the ability to play six at a very high level'

Tom Ahern’s Munster form was up for discussion on today’s Rugby Weekly Extra.

Tiger Woods' delight after completing comeback

The 47-year-old was competing for the first time since undergoing ankle surgery.

After 4 forgettable years, why is Spurs' €32 million man finally coming good?

Giovani Lo Celso impressed as Tottenham earned a creditable point away to Man City this afternoon.

'I play winning football': Sam Allardyce interested in Ireland job

The FAI are on the hunt for Stephen Kenny’s successor.