Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano believes Manchester United have secured the services of one of the top 10 players in the world after signing Angel di Maria this week.
Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna says attracting American football, including NFL games, to the stadium is part of a long-term strategy designed to help the GAA to maintain its financial independence.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has welcomed record buy Angel di Maria to Old Trafford with a strong hint more signings could quickly follow.
The venue is unfamiliar, some of the faces new and the job descriptions changed, but Anthony Foley has demanded some timeworn rugby essentials from his Munster players against London Irish this evening in Waterford (7.30pm).
Stephen Gallacher is the only player who controls his Ryder Cup destiny, but it was Francesco Molinari who did most to boost his chances of making the European team in the Italian Open.
Dermot Weld’s Tested cruised to victory in the Group 3 Coolmore Stud Fairy Bridge Stakes at Tipperary last night.
Just over three weeks ago, James Horan sat in Hotel Ballina’s Ox Room and dished out quotes ahead of last Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry with all the usual boxes being ticked before journalists, players and coaches went their separate ways into the still balmy night.
Sarah Ennis greatly appreciated the lack of applause as she cruised into an impressive 10th place on Horseware Stellor Rebound at the Alltech World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, yesterday.