An investigation is under way after a 17-year-old amateur boxer died shortly after collapsing in the ring.
The consensus was almost instant a couple of Saturdays ago.
Concern for the welfare of their stricken captain Seamus Coleman rather than the road to Russia was the overriding emotion of Ireland’s players after their scoreless draw against Wales.
Leinster v Cardiff Blues: Leo Cullen must plan without Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip for next week’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Wasps, after the pair underwent surgery last week.
It really is one of the great contradictions. The evidence provided by the Cheltenham festival - an unprecedented 19 winners for Ireland - tells us that the National Hunt game in this country is absolutely flying, writes Pat Keane.
World number two Rory McIlroy faces an uphill battle to regain the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play title after losing to Soren Kjeldsen in their opening group match in Austin.
Sizing John was Moone, Co Kildare trainer Jessica Harrington’s first runner in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and last week he duly landed the biggest prize of the jumping calendar, writes Joe Finnegan.
Renault driver Niko Hulkenberg has the kind of name that sounds like big could be his thing.