Former Munster lock James Downey has signed a two-year deal with Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho.

Glasgow v Connacht Scotstoun Stadium, 7.35pm Ospreys, Glasgow and Connacht have won their opening three games. Tonight’s meeting will chang(...)

Clare’s Gary Brennan and Anthony Maher of Kerry battle for possession at Cusk Park in the Munster Senior Football Championship semi-final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Kerry 1-17 Clare 1-13 Kerry were made to battle all the way by Clare before eventually emerging with a four-point victory at Cusack Park, Ennis, in fr(...)

Stephen Ferris injured his left ankle in training but is expected to back for Leinster game in a fortnight’s time.

The inclusion of the words ankle injury in a sentence that contains the name Stephen Ferris induces a sharp intake of breath and not (...)

 Leinster’s Sean Cronin in action against Glasgow’s  Chris Cusiter and Tommy Seymour during the RaboDirect Pro12 clash at the RDS. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 28 (Try: N Reid, D Fanning, R Rud(...)

DERRY 0-16 KERRY 0-14Derry’s long trip to Killarney pay rich dividends when the northern side collected a valuable brace of division one points. The v(...)

Robbie Henshaw (right) starts for Connacht against Glasgow after being released from the Ireland’s Six Nations camp. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Pat Lam faces Gregor Townsend with four of his front-line forwards missing this week. Craig Clarke. Nathan White, Sean Henry and Brett Wilkinson are a(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey scores the winning point against Kerry at Croke Park. Photo: Dan Sheridan’/Inpho

Dublin 2-8 Kerry 1-10On a night when one of the biggest names in contemporary Gaelic games decided to step off the Field of Dreams, the next generati(...)

Ireland captain  Paul O’Connell has been ruled out of the game against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell will miss this afternoon’s Six Nations match against Scotland (3pm kick-off) through illness. Dan Tuohy will now start (...)

Kerry 2-12 CIT 0-13 Kerry as expected advanced to face the old enemy Cork in next Sunday’s McGrath Cup final but it was workmanlike more than impressi(...)

Ulster’s Darren Cave evades the tackles of Edinburgh’s Greg Tonks and Tomas Leonardi to set up Paul Marshall for a try. Photo: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Darren Cave’s frustration at being left out of the Irish selection may have bubbled over more than he would have liked this week. But the Ulster centr(...)