Munster have been playing with a much more varied gameplan this season, backing their skills in areas where previously more traditional, conservative traits
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
Ireland's three semi-finalists were defeated at Henley Royal Regatta this afternoon.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
Tottenham will play Liverpool in the Champions League final after a 3-2 semi-final second-leg win over Ajax gave Spurs an aggregate victory on away goals.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
We’ve been down this road before, on seven different occasions now since Paul O’Connell, in tandem with Ronan O’Gara, lifted the Heineken Cup aloft in Cardiff 11 years ago after Munster beat the tournament’s greatest side to that point in a memorable 16-13 win over Toulouse.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Saracens continued their recent dominance of Munster as they subjected the Irish province to another mauling and consigned the Reds to a third straight European semi-final defeat.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2019
Saracens would have hoped for a quieter week than the one just gone but Maro Itoje, for one, is aiming to block out the outside noise against old foes Munster in the Champions Cup semi-final on Saturday in Coventry.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Saracens captain Brad Barritt is facing a race against time to be fit for the Champions Cup semi-final against Munster on April 20.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2019
Saracens have loomed large on Keith Earls’s horizon since he first broke into Munster’s professional ranks more than a decade ago.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Two tries from Keith Earls and a brilliant defensive effort kept Edinburgh at bay and helped Munster book a place in the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals in a close-fought tussle at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Ireland underage star Troy Parrott helped fire Tottenham past Barcelona in the Uefa Youth League yesterday.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
When Spurs last visited Eindhoven, the home of the Phillips electrical empire, it was a low-wattage Uefa Cup game, when Juande Ramos was in charge of a Spurs side that included the likes of Steed Malbranque, Pascal Chimbonda, and Jamie O’Hara.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
Jose Mourinho has dismissed speculation about his future at Manchester United by restating his belief that he is “one of the greatest managers in the world”.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
Tonight’s Europa League semi-final first leg between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid brings together two teams and clubs who are mirror opposites in many ways — including the personalities and philosophies of managers Arsene Wenger and Diego Simeone.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
Mark McCall looked back with pride on Saracens’ two-year reign as European titleholders but admitted his side’s grip on the Champions Cup was dislodged by a better Leinster team.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Champions League talking points with
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
“His personality and character ticked all the boxes for us.”
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
The release of black cab rapist John Worboys from a prison in England has been put on hold after victims won the first step in a legal challenge.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham’s players were hit by a virus last week but insisted that was no excuse for their sloppy display against Southampton.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
Whatever 2018 has in store for Jarlath Regan, it will be difficult to top last year.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018
Leaders Manchester City powered to their 16th successive win in the Premier League with a 4-1 thrashing of Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham all won on a historic Champions League night for English football.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Manchester City powered on at the top of the Premier League with a convincing 3-1 win over Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium.
Sun, 05 Nov, 2017
One hopes the TV lip-reader was right: “When you’ve won the Premier League, let me know.” That, allegedly, is what Ashley Young said to Spurs’ Alli during a set-to on Saturday. In the “show-us-yer-medals” culture that is English football, there is no effective rejoinder to that.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
The Horrors live at Tivoli, Dublin - 5/5
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
Harry Kane stole the show as Premier League title challengers Tottenham cruised to a 4-0 win over Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
Theresa May has raised concerns with Donald Trump over his claim that the perpetrators of the Parsons Green Tube bombing had been "in the sights" of Scotland Yard.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
A manhunt has been launched after a bomb was detonated in a terror attack on a packed London Underground train.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Former England manager Roy Hodgson will be lavished with a £1m bonus if he rescues Crystal Palace, the Daily Mail reports.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Uber is adding a surcharge to its fares to help pay for cleaner vehicles.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
Londoners are being offered the chance to get paid to spend sunny weekends in the park - to watch what picnickers do with their litter.
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
London is no stranger to massive construction projects, but the Battersea Power Station venture must surely rank as the most ambitious of recent times.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Though it may be running a little scared, the City props up the UK, and a report by PwC says London is resilient, agile, and great at adapting, writes
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Twelve people have died and more are feared dead this evening after a huge fire destroyed a tower block in west London.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
While the media slavers over every bloody moment, rehashing and draining the last drop of gore from every single incident, ordinary people march on, writes.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
"London is open. Our resilience, unity and defiance of those evil individuals who seek to harm us and destroy our way of life will never change."
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
London remains one of the safest cities in the world, the capital's top police officer declared, while warning people to remain vigilant amid the continued terror threat.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
As armed police take to the streets of London,and ask if the city has become safer or more dangerous
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
Outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny has labelled the latest London terrorist attack as “sheer madness” that represents a “cowardly” and “warped world view”.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
Saracens’ trophy hunters may not have achieved greatness yet, but Billy Vunipola believes they are striving to bring Barcelona-esque levels of domination to European rugby.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is confident his players can handle the growing pressure as their Champions League hopes come down to their final two matches.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
As the Irish group formerly known as Lynched transition to their new moniker of Lankum,looks at some of the other bands who’ve changed their title in mid stream
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017