Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal as his stoppage-time winner against 10-man Real Madrid breathed life into his side's title challenge.

Manchester United's support for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo received... mixed reviews

Both players are out with cruciate knee-ligament injuries.

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It was Arsene Wenger's day in more ways than one today

Everything’s coming up Wenger!

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We weren't good enough, says Johnny Sexton

Leinster fly-half Johnny Sexton admitted his team made too many first-half mistakes in their 27-22 Champions Cup semi-final defeat at the hands of Clermont Auvergne ...

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Christian Benteke double sinks Liverpool

Liverpool 1 Crystal Palace 2Striker Christian Benteke returned to haunt his old club with both goals in a 2-1 Premier League win which saw Crystal Palace significantly ...

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More to come from Galway, says Johnny Coen

Galway midfielder Johnny Coen reckons the Tribesmen didn’t hit their peak in this afternoon’s 16-point annihilation of Tipperary, claiming “there is a lot more in ...

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Relief for Wenger as Arsenal win dramatic FA Cup semi-final against Man City

Arsenal 2 Manchester City 1 (AET)Alexis Sanchez struck an extra-time winner as Arsenal came from behind to beat Manchester City 2-1 in their FA Cup semi-final at ...

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Tipperary bossed and bullied as Galway take hurling league title

Galway 3-21 Tipperary 0-14This was Galway at their brilliant best. Frighteningly good were Micheál Donoghue’s men.

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Not to be for Leinster as Clermont progress to Champions Cup final

Clermont 27 Leinster 22Leinster exited the European Rugby Champions Cup with a 27-22 semi-final loss to Clermont Auvergne in Lyon this afternoon - but the Irish ...

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Rare strikes from Rooney and Martial put Man United just a point away from City

Burnley 0 Manchester United 2Returning captain Wayne Rooney complemented Anthony Martial's opening goal as Manchester United secured a much-needed victory at Burnley. ...

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Kilkenny tactics pay off against Cork in Camogie League Div 1 final

Kilkenny 2-7 Cork 0-10Kilkenny retained their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 title with an all-round team performance at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick ...

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Donegal sweep Galway aside to reach Lidl Ladies NFL final

Donegal's dynamic duo of Geraldine McLaughlin and Yvonne McMonagle put Galway to the sword in this afternoon’s Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-final ...

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Conor Cooney misses out as Galway prepare to face Tipperary

Conor Cooney does not start for Galway in this afternoon’s Allianz HL final.

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Celtic book place in Scottic Cup final with 2-0 win over Rangers

Brendan Rodgers is now just 90 minutes away from joining Celtic's elite band of treble-winning bosses after his team beat Rangers 2-0 to book their place in the ...

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Four questions we need answering from hurling league final

Can Tipperary function without Callanan?

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Mary Keitany savours 'amazing' London marathon victory in record-breaking time

Kenya's Mary Keitany set a new world record to win the women's London Marathon as Daniel Wanjiru took victory in the men's race.

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Kevin Chappell on course for first PGA tour victory in Texas

America's Kevin Chappell finally got to grips with the windy conditions at the Valero Texas Open to claim the outright lead on day three as he chases his first PGA ...

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Ronnie O'Sullivan nonplussed by thought of sixth world championship crown

Ronnie O'Sullivan insisted he was "really not that bothered" about winning the Betfred World Championship for a sixth time after he reached the quarter-finals on ...

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Wins for Antrim, Kildare and Down in Christy Ring Cup

Antrim staged a remarkable comeback to defeat Carlow in extra-time.

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Galway and Antrim claim All-Ireland Minor titles

Galway waltzed to their second All-Ireland Minor A Camogie title, producing a thunderous second-half performance.

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Ibrahimovic and Rojo facing lengthy spells out with serious knee injuries

The duo both picked up the injuries during Thursday night's Europa League win over Anderlecht.

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Rassie Erasmus confirms he is staying at Munster

“I can’t speak highly enough for what a good coach Rassie is. It’s brilliant that he’s staying around."

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Nemanja Matic thunderbolt sends Chelsea into the FA Cup final in style

Tottenham twice clawed their way back in this thrilling semi-final.

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Nothing happened the way it was supposed to in Saturday's Premier League action

Didn’t see that coming, did you?

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Cork put Dublin to the sword to book Ladies National Football League final place

The Rebelettes continue to hold the Indian Sign over rivals Dublin, as they inflicted yet another knock-out defeat on the Sky Blues.

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Munster v Saracens in 60 seconds

The plaudits go to Saracens as they booked a return trip to the Champions Cup final for the second season running.

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Hull and Swansea pick up vital wins in battle to avoid relegation

Boro, who had Gaston Ramirez sent off after 20 minutes, lost 4-0 at Bournemouth to leave them nine points from safety with just five matches remaining.

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Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley received a massive kiss from one fan and a crown from another after winning promotion

Automatic promotion to the Football League, sealed with a kiss.

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Romania captain Ilie Nastase's behaviour creating an unwelcome distraction at the Fed Cup

Nastase has recently attracted controversy with a comment about Serena Williams’ pregnancy as well.

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Eden Hazard and Diego Costa out of Chelsea starting line-up to face Spurs

Antonio Conte raised eyebrows at Wembley by making five changes.

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Marco van Basten's bicycle kicks aren't what they used to be, but the AC Milan fans still adore him

It’s fair to say he was better at these a couple of decades ago.

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Foley would be proud, we carry him in our hearts every day: Rassie

Munster boss Rassie Erasmus believes Anthony Foley would be really proud of his team’s path to the Champions Cup semi-finals as the province returns to the scene ...

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Never-say-die Munster have the belief to play a wining hand against Saracens

Should we expect anything special from a team that started the Champions Cup campaign as 50-1 outsiders to upset a Saracens side widely regarded as one of the best ...

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Cyclist Michele Scarponi dies aged 37

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died at the age of 37 after being hit by a van while training.Scarponi had returned home to Filottrano, in the province of Ancona, ...

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Sun print apology to Everton's Ross Barkley over Kelvin MacKenzie column

The Sun has published an apology to Everton and England's Ross Barkley over a column by Kelvin MacKenzie in which he compared the midfielder to a gorilla.

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Slaven Bilic considering dropping Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is considering dropping goalkeeper Darren Randolph for Saturday's clash with Everton.

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Ian Poulter loses PGA Tour card

Ian Poulter has lost his PGA Tour card after missing the cut at the Valero Texas Open.

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Cork City continue incredible winning streak with victory against St Pat's

St Patrick's Athletic 0 Cork City 3Club captain Johnny Dunleavy, Karl Sheppard and Garry Buckley scored the match-winning goals as Cork City stretched their winning ...

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No injury setback for Conor Murray, says Munster boss

Munster boss Rassie Erasmus has denied Warren Gatland's assertion that Conor Murray had suffered a setback in his recovery from a shoulder injury.

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Burnley's Joey Barton free to face Man United

His Football Association hearing into betting charges was adjourned.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan fends off Shaun Murphy charge to maintain lead

Murphy knows he needs a fast start tomorrow.

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Watch the Irish Wingsuit Team’s world record-breaking skydive from 35,000 feet

Such was their height, large clouds below were made to look like little cotton balls.

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UEFA to refund Man City €40million

UEFA confirmed the club had complied with sanctions imposed for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to miss the rest of the season

"We are in trouble," Mourinho said. "We are in trouble."

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Athlone Town manager steps down after only 42 days

The club released a statement last month to say “the dressing room is not split and the club is most certainly not in crisis”.

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Arsenal have launched their own Amazon Echo Alexa skill

A new Alexa skill gives Arsenal fans access to club information and live commentary directly from the smart speaker.

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