Pat Lam has made four changes to his Connacht side for Saturday’s visit of the Ospreys. Photograph: Inpho

Pat Lam has made four changes to his Connacht side for Saturday’s Pro 12 clash with the Ospreys. With the teams below them not playing until Sunday, (...)

Andy Murray eased through the first round of the Australian Open. Photograph: AFP

At the risk of alerting those investigators tasked with detecting even a hint of financial risk-taking on Planet Tennis, Andy Murray is looking a good(...)

Johnny Sexton was named man of the match as Leinster moved to the top of the Pro 12 table with a 9-22 win away at the Ospreys. Photograph: Inpho

Ospreys 9 Leinster 22 Jonathan Sexton was back to his imperious best as he won his personal duel with Dan Biggar to help send Leinster top of the Gui(...)

Andy Murray celebrates with his team-mates after beating Belgium’s David Goffin to win the Davis Cup for Britain. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

On the final day of his most consistent season, Andy Murray’s strength, skill and determination coalesced to deliver the Davis Cup to Br(...)

Britain’s Andy Murray with his team mates during the Davis Cup practice at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Andy Murray has backed Dan Evans to handle the pressure of his unexpected Davis Cup opportunity. Evans was only called into the squad on Tuesday after(...)

Seventeen-year-old Bjorn Thomson. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Ireland’s Bjorn Thomson’s great run at the FBD Irish Open in Fitzwilliam came to an end when he lost in straight sets to Lloyd Glasspool. Thomson, who(...)

The FBD Insurance Irish Men’s Tennis Open continues at Fitzwilliam LTC. Photograph: Inpho.

Ireland’s Bjorn Thomson continued his dream run at Fitzwilliam when he beat Jamie Whiteford to reach the semi-finals. Thomson, whose competition be(...)

A view of the artificial grass court in use at the Irish Open at Fitzwilliam. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Joshua Pim, Helen Wills Moody, Maureen Connolly and Rod Laver, winner of four Wimbledon titles and the Irish Championship in 1962, decorate the sta(...)

Sam Barry from Limerick defeated Britain’s Julian Cash in the Irish Open at Fitzwilliam LTC. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Day Two at the FBD Men’s Irish Open was a happy one for the Irish as two players progressed to the quarter-finals of the singles event at Fitzwilli(...)

 Paddy Butler scores Munster’s  third try in the Guinness Pro 12 play-off at  Thomond Park. Photo:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster 21 Ospreys 18 Wild celebrations yes, but relief wasn’t the half of it as Munster nearly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory before then s(...)