The Ireland Under-20s again showed their canny knack to win a tight game as they prevailed in a pacy U-20 Six Nations contest with France at Donnybrook.

League of Ireland round-up: Here's what happened on the opening night

It's the opening night of the new League of Ireland season.

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10-man Birmingham win Midlands derby to give Gianfranco Zola his second victory in 13 games

Birmingham manager Gianfranco Zola enjoyed a badly-needed win as his team secured a 2-1 success against local rivals Wolves at Molineux.

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Munster blow lead as Scarlets win at Thomond for first time in 14 years

Scarlets claimed the scalp of Guinness PRO12 leaders Munster with a stunning 30-21 comeback win at Thomond Park.

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Leinster go top with big win over Dragons

Leinster moved to the top of the Guinness PRO12 table after hammering Newport Gwent Dragons 54-22.

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Dublin's John Horan elected as new GAA President

Dublin's John Horan is the President elect of the GAA after being elected by landslide at the GAA Congress this evening.

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Cardiff come away with the points at Edinburgh in barely-deserved win

Cardiff boosted their chances of a top-six finish in the Guinness PRO12 with a barely-deserved 18-17 win over Edinburgh in an error-strewn game.

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This 766-shot table tennis rally is surely the longest in living memory...

If there’s been a longer one, we don’t want to see it.

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Jose Mourinho is NOT pleased about Man Utd's Europa League draw against Rostov

Jose Mourinho has described Manchester United's Europa League pairing with FC Rostov as "a bad draw in every aspect".

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Rory McIlroy: I was intrigued how Donald Trump could run for President

Rory McIlroy has revealed his fascination with US President Donald Trump after recently playing a round with him.

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Claudio Ranieri: Yesterday my dream died

Claudio Ranieri has said his "dream died" when Leicester sacked him.

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France's forwards coach says their focus will be away from Johnny Sexton tomorrow

In 2015, Sexton wound up with a black eye during the France game.

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WATCH: Rugby League team turn to ballet for strength and flexibility

Their teacher admitted there were some giggles when the beefy players first entered the studio but the smiles soon disappeared.

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Everyone lost their chill when Gent drew Genk in the Europa League

It truly is the beautiful game.

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Jose Mourinho pays tribute to Claudio Ranieri in surprisingly friendly Instagram post

We expect the former Leicester boss to reply with a Snapchat.

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Rory Best wary of 'lethal' French

“They are very dangerous, especially if we give them turnover ball in broken field.”

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Manchester United to take on FC Rostov in Europa League last 16

There was also an all-German match-up as Schalke were paired with Borussia Monchengladbach.

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Landofhopeandglory flies the flag at Fairyhouse for Joseph O'Brien

"Hopefully he'll run well and it will leave him right for Cheltenham."

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Bowe to reach 150 cap mark for Ulster on Sunday

Kiss has made nine changes to the starting team that recorded a bonus point win over Glasgow last week.

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The week in Fantasy Premier League: Selling Sanchez and Zlatan, Liverpool midfielders and the surprise Double Gameweek

Usually during these cup breaks, the emotional state of your average Fantasy Premier League manager lies somewhere between quiet reflection to outright boredom. ...

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Was Claudio Ranieri's sacking a disgrace or a rational decision?

The Premier League, ladies and gentlemen.

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Celtic fined by UEFA over crowd trouble against Manchester City

The governing body announced the sanctions on Friday morning.

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Pitch inspection at Finn Park ahead of Airtricity league opening night

Holders Dundalk welcome Rovers to their new surface at Oriel park.

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Gary Lineker: I cried over Claudio Ranieri sacking

The former England striker claimed the Italian's dismissal was a panic-driven move which showed a staggering "lack of gratitude".

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Premier League rumours: Eden Hazard bound for pastures new in the summer

The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online.

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Commentary box smashed and race declared void on stormy day at Chelmsford

The smashed windows of the commentary box left racecourse commentator Mike Cattermole running for cover.

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Five reasons why Leicester have struggled this season

N’Golo Kante was irreplaceable.

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Limerick, Sligo and Tipperary captains speak against proposed 'Super 8' format

“The most frustrating thing with the whole issue is that it doesn’t seem to address a lot of the inequalities that have developed over the last few years."

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Football fans are devastated over Claudio Ranieri's shock departure from Leicester

No-one can quite believe the Italian manager has been relieved of his duties.

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5 possible contenders to replace Claudio Ranieri at Leicester

Could there be a new job for Nigel Pearson or Roy Hodgson on the cards?

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Dilly-ding, dilly-gone: Ranieri’s exit shows cut-throat face of modern football

Can something be shocking yet also inevitable? Claudio Ranieri’s fate feels just that way, writes Simon Peach.

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Spurs’ Europa League ambitions put to the sword by Gent

Tottenham have been knocked out of the Europa League, 3-2 on aggregate after a 2-2 home draw with Gent.

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Down GAA hit out at "vile and unfair commentary" around player unrest speculation

GAA officials in county Down have tonight issued a strong rebuttal to claims of player unrest, claiming “vile and unfair commentary and misrepresentation on ...

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Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester

Leicester have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri less than a year after their incredible run to the Premier League title.

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Chelsea boss visits England rugby coach Eddie Jones to tap into winning mentality

"We spoke about our experience and it was very interesting to speak to him"

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Wayne Rooney: 'I am staying at Manchester United'

The rumours can stop

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This defender's reaction to getting stuck in traffic teaches a valuable lesson in time management

“Rather than just sit why not get out and get some glute work done.”

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Ireland Women missing three as team announced to play France

Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell will miss the game.

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Schmidt backs Sexton to cope with physical French challenge

Schmidt said Sexton is 'highly motivated' for Saturday's game.

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Safes bolted to wall ripped out in 'despicable attack' on Tyrone GAA club

St Enda's GAA club in Omagh was the victim of a "despicable attack" by burglars

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Munster make five changes for visit of Scarlets

Five changes to the team that beat the Ospreys

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France make three changes for Ireland clash

This is the team coming to Dublin.

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GPA chief executive calls on Congress delegates to oppose Super 8 motion

Dermot Earley has called on Congress delegates to shoot down the “Super 8” All-Ireland senior football championship proposal

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Amir Khan could fight Manny Pacquiao in UAE welterweight showdown

Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao are in talks over a potential fight this summer.

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Liam Kearns expresses disappointment with Tipperary's Super 8 vote

'They’ve voted for it, in spite of our views'

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