Australia outhalf Bernard Foley is challenged by three Welsh tacklers. Foley kicked all his team’s points via five penalties. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Australia 15 Wales 6 Lady luck decided to bestow her favours on Australia. The accepted wisdom is that good fortune is earned by dint of hard (...)

Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring the second goal for West Ham Reuters / Graham Stuart

Sunderland 2-2 West Ham Dick Advocaat could only look on in horror as Sunderland squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with West Ham amid spec(...)

A passersby picks up free flowers at the Cath Kidston flower cart in central Cardiff ahead of this Sunday’s Mothers Day. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

So you’re celebrating Mother’s Day on Sunday are you? Actually, you’re probably not. Mother’s Day, like hot dogs and baseball, is an American c(...)

Derry City 0 UCD 1UCD boss Aaron Callaghan heaped praise on his players following last night’s shock victory over FAI Cup finalists, Derry City, at a (...)

This big: James Hetfield

Metallica will open their headlining slot at the Glastonbury festival in two weeks’ time with a cover of Oasis’s Wonderwall. It’s a neat move, repl(...)

Internet criminals, security experts say, are attracted to bitcoin because of its stratospheric rise in value. Photograph: Jim Urquhart/Reuters

Criminals may already have made off with up to $500 million worth of bitcoins since the virtual currency launched in 2009 - and you can double (...)

Ulster captain Johann Muller is excited about his final four months with the province before he retires as a player. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Joe Schmidt’s dabs appear to be all over tonight’s Ulster team selection. Schmidt recently had Darren Cave playing inside centre for the Irish Wolfhou(...)

Lukas Podolski (left) celebrates with Theo Walcott after scoring Arsenal’s third goal during the Premier League match against West Ham United at Upton Park. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images.

Arsenal are back on track. There was a period early in the second half, after Carlton Cole had put West Ham United in front and the home team suddenly(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic captain Conor Kenna lifts the Airtricity League Premier Division trophy alongside his team-mates at Richmond Park. Photograph: Sportsfile

ST PATRICK’S ATHLETIC 1 DERRY CITY 1: It was party-time at Richmond Park last night as newly-crowned Airtricity League Premier Division champions St P(...)

Entrepreneurial outreach: Prof Suzi Jarvis outside the Clinton Building at UCD. photograph: eric luke

A university should be part of its broader community.That conviction has led Prof Suzi Jarvis, head of UCD’s Innovation Academy, to launch a new Rural(...)