You might see Wayne Rooney immortalised in an Angry Birds game in the future

Wayne Rooney is already a globally-recognised footballer but the Everton striker could be set for worldwide stardom of a different kind with his potential immortalisation ...

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Eamonn Fitzmaurice expected to stay on as Kerry football boss

It has been reported that Kerry senior football manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice will stay on in the role for another year.

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Tony Pulis fumes over penalty and slams 'cheating' Alexis Sanchez

Tony Pulis accused Arsenal's "cheating" Alexis Sanchez of diving and believes West Brom should have been awarded a penalty during their 2-0 defeat at the Emirates ...

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Scientists want tackling and scrums banned in school rugby

Schools should ban "harmful contact" from rugby games, experts have said.

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John Caulfield delighted with 'phenomenal' display

Massive pride and acute disappointment: John Caulfield’s mixed emotions reflected the rollercoaster nature of a night at Turner’s Cross which had promised so much ...

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Loris Karius: We take a few risks, but we know where we can do better in defence

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius insists that his team's defence should not be the sole focus for why they concede goals - pointing out taking risks usually pays ...

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More NFL teams, including 'America's Team', show solidarity after national anthems protest

The Arizona Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys sent their own defiant message to United States president Donald Trump before their game on Monday night with a new form ...

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West Brom beaten by Lacazette double at the Emirates

Alexandre Lacazette's first double in English football continued Arsenal's excellent home form as they beat West Brom 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium.

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Cork City v Dundalk - Lessons Learned

One hand on the trophy, Cork’s recent poor run of form came back to haunt them but Caulfield’s side remain in pole position and should wrap up the title in the coming ...

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Cork City hopes of league victory delayed by Dundalk equaliser

CORK City will have to wait another few weeks to finally relieve defending champions Dundalk of their league crown and smash their four in-a-row bid after a highly-charged ...

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2,000 turn out for Dublin All-Ireland celebrations in Malahide

Newly crowned All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Champions Dublin were feted tonight at St Sylvesters, Malahide, with over 2,000 people in attendance.

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Bob Geldof and W.B. Yeats lend their voices to Ireland's 2023 RWC bid

They may have left the island but they've never really left Ireland behind.

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NFL star Tom Brady brands Trump’s protest comments 'divisive'

Brady has called Mr Trump a "good friend" in the past and one of the president's "Make America Great Again" hats was spotted in Brady's locker in 2015.

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‘It’s just lifted everything!’: Derry footballer gets engaged after All-Ireland final draw

“I’ll never forget this (day). It’s been my dream to play in Croke Park and to get my goal, and now to be proposed to is just amazing. I’m just over the moon, so ...

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NFL chief 'proud' of American football stars' defiant response to Donald Trump

Trump posted a series of tweets today, in which he insisted "the issue of kneeling has nothing do with race".

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Pictures show Marty Morrissey out on the town with Westmeath's lady footballers

Twitter was alight over the weekend with pictures of Marty Morrissey out on the town in London with the Westmeath's lady footballers - and a couple of All Ireland ...

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Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid is ‘bulletproofed’, says Shane Ross

Shane Ross said the ticketing arrangements for the bid have been forensically checked.

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IRFU chief promises Irish 2023 Rugby World Cup bid is ‘risk-free’

“This bid is an extraordinarily powerful declaration of intent by the IRFU, our friends in the GAA, the governments, state bodies from North and South and the Irish ...

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Jose Mourinho escapes suspension for dismissal

Unlike players, there are no automatic bans for red-carded managers.

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Theresa May backs Ireland's bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

May has written to the Rugby World Cup organisation, affirming the UK's support for the tournament to be hosted in Ireland.

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Jonah Lomu’s sons make emotional plea for France to host 2023 World Cup

The late All Black's sons were on hand as France presented its proposal to tournament bosses in London, along with fellow bidders Ireland and South Africa.

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Cork hurling sends gesture of friendship to the Keady family

The depth of affection for the late Tony Keady far beyond Galway’s borders was underlined again on Saturday when a deputation from Cork visited Oranmore to make ...

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John Sheridan ends third spell as Oldham manager

The former Ireland international has left his position after a shocking start to the season.

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Graeme Souness: Liverpool squad not strong enough to compete on two fronts

"They had a clear run last year but there's no doubt about it more games means you need more players and I don't think he's got that strength in depth."

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Baby joy for Jessica Ennis-Hill

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has given birth to her second child.

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Jamie Vardy wants to keep taking penalties despite miss against Liverpool

Jamie Vardy says he will step up to take Leicester's next penalty despite seeing his latest spot-kick cost his side a battling point.

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Man City goalkeeper Ederson accepts Sadio Mane's apology

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has accepted an apology from Liverpool's Sadio Mane over their clash earlier this month.

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Donald Trump's national anthem comments spark mass of protests by American football players

US president Donald Trump's criticism of American football players who kneel during the national anthem has sparked a mass increase in such protests around the NFL, ...

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Europe on top in Laver cup

Team Europe have defeated Team World 15-9 to win the inaugural Laver Cup.

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Zaza nets winner as Valencia edge Real Sociedad

Striker Simone Zaza was Valencia's hero once again as he snatched victory in a five-goal thriller at Real Sociedad in which both sides were reduced to 10 men.

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Bjerregaard claims first individual European Tour title in Portugal

Lucas Bjerregaard claimed his first individual European Tour title with an impressive display of front-running in the Portugal Masters today.

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Home favourite Ding brushes aside Kyren Wilson to rack up 13th ranking title

Ding Junhui delighted his home fans with a comprehensive 10-3 victory over Kyren Wilson to claim his 13th ranking title in the Yushan World Open.

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Cork senior hurling quarteri-finals end in draws

Both today’s Cork SHC quarter-finals ended in draws, with goalkeeper Declan Dalton salvaging a replay for Imokilly with a point from a free in the sixth minute of ...

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Here's the wrap on all your Tipperary hurling

Thurles Sarsfields will meet Borris-Ileigh in Tipp final for first time since 1955.

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A night of goals leaves only one draw in seven Serie A matches

Duvan Zapata won his family battle by inspiring Sampdoria to a 2-0 win over AC Milan in Serie A.

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The crazy moment Chris Sutton got flattened by a surprise tackle from fellow pundit Stephen Craigan

“One of the funniest things you will see today.”

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Take a moment of your time to appreciate John Fleck’s jaw-dropping free-kick

The Scottish midfielder curled a 25-yard free-kick into the corner to give United the lead against Sheffield Wednesday.

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The internet is so here for the Federer-Nadal bromance at Laver Cup

The two tennis giants teamed up as doubles partners for the Europe side.

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Kevin Volland brace secures only win in the Bundesliga tonight

Kevin Volland scored a brace as Bayer Leverkusen returned to winning ways with a comfortable 3-0 Bundesliga victory over Hamburg at BayArena.

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Ranieri's Nantes come from behind to secure third straight Ligue 1 victory

Nantes came from behind to win at Strasbourg for a third straight league victory.

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Hemed leads Brighton to victory over Newcastle

Tomer Hemed's hooked strike denied Newcastle the chance to move fourth in the Premier League as Brighton prevailed 1-0 at the Amex Stadium.

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Steelers 'will not be on the field' for US national anthem after Trump comments

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said his players would not take the field for the national anthem as NFL teams responded to criticism from United States ...

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Heartbreak for Mayo as late goals help Dublin win All-Ireland Ladies Football final

Dublin, who had lost the last three finals to Cork, finally got their hands on the Brendan Martin Cup.

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Holders Dr Crokes and South Kerry complete Kerry semi-final line-up

South Kerry completed the semi-final line-up in the Kerry SFC, holding on against Rathmore in a ragged quarter-final tie.

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Successful day for Team Ireland at World Rowing Championships

Plenty to celebrate after day one.

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NFL players kneel for US anthem at Wembley in wake of Donald Trump comments

Players from the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Baltimore Ravens knelt during the American anthem at Wembley on Sunday in defiance of United States president Donald ...

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Aisling McCarthy the star as Tipperary win All-Ireland ladies intermediate football final

Shane Ronayne’s charges ground out a three-point victory over Tyrone – to seal senior championship football for themselves in 2018.

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