The news that Limerick city is hosting a Pride Parade on Saturday in addition to the All-Ireland semi-final replay has led to fears of traffic chaos on the day.

Balotelli posts Beatles tribute poster showing him as all four band members

Liverpool’s latest signing, controversial Italian Mario Balotelli posted some pretty strange pictures to his Instagram account to try and win over Reds' fans.

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Rooney named new England captain

Roy Hodgson has named Wayne Rooney as the new England captain.

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Palace close in on Zaha return

Crystal Palace are expected to confirm forward Wilfried Zaha’s season-long loan from Manchester United.

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Munster's O'Mahony is concentrating on club before country

Peter O'Mahony's targeted return to action from two shoulder reconstructions suggests the Six Nations-winning back row has his eye on Ireland's November Tests, but ...

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Brennan out of Sunday’s semi-final

Dublin have confirmed that Ger Brennan will not be available to play this Sunday in their All-Ireland SFC semi-final clash with Donegal.

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McGeeney appointed as new Armagh manager

Kieran McGeeney has been handed a five-year term as Armagh’s new senior football manager.

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FIFA urged to act on concussion

World governing body FIFA has been urged to stop young children from heading footballs and faces an accusation of leaving players vulnerable to brain injuries caused ...

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Hero defender saves two penalties to send side through to Champions League

Ludogorets Razgrad are through to the group stages of the Champions League for the first time in their history thanks to this incredible display by defender Cosmin ...

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Platini will not challenge Blatter

Michel Platini has ruled out standing against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency and will instead run for re-election as UEFA president.

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Hull hunting Uruguay hitman Hernandez

Hull have turned to Palermo forward Abel Hernandez to plug the gap left by Shane Long’s move to Southampton.

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Irish sports bodies set to merge

The Irish Sports Council and the National Sports Campus Development Authority are merging and will become Sport Ireland.

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Sharapova tested as Radwanska falls

Maria Sharapova survived an attritional battle against Romania’s Alexandra Dulgheru to reach the third round of the US Open but Agnieszka Radwanska became the first ...

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Captaincy pride eases Evans pain

Jonny Evans will look back with pride on his first game as Manchester United captain – despite the humiliating result.

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