Tipperary’s James Barry is brought out to centre back with Tomás Hamill getting a run at full back against Dublin at Thurles. Photograph: Alan Betson
Weekend GAA previews

SATURDAY (Matches at 7.0 unless stated) AIB All-Ireland club SFC semi-finals Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) v Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary), O’(...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams is tackled during his side’s win over Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster 13 Glasgow Warriors 10 The goal was to bank a third successive win midway through this six-game segment and in that regard the primary aim was(...)

Outhalf Sam Windsor is expected to make his competitive debut for Ulster against Glasgow. Photograph; Matt Mackey/Inpho.

Ulster v Glasgow, Kingspan Stadium, Friday, 7.30pm (Sky Sports 3) Ulster have reason to be excited about the arrival Charles Piutau, Marcel Coetzee(...)

Crossmaglen Rangers’ Tony Kernan: “We thought maybe the amount of Ulster clubs and All-Irelands we had, that was going to be our lot.” Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

On Saturday night in Breffni Park the AIB All-Ireland semi-final between Crossmaglen and Castlebar is expected to produce the club that will win this (...)

Britain’s Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers said ‘full disclosure’ would be provided to the HIU so that it could fully investigate killings. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has stated that the British government and its agencies would provide “full disclosure” to a proposed new (...)

Ulster’s new signing Marcell Coetzee in action for the Sharks. Photograph: Getty Images

Ulster have confirmed the signing of South Africa international back row forward Marcell Coetzee on a three-year contract. The 24-year-old has been c(...)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors residential property survey shows while demand is increasing in certain postcodes, the overall market in the North is still in recovery

Bidding wars on highly sought after homes in the greater Belfast area are again becoming a feature of the property market as “supply remains a key iss(...)

The Ireland team shows three changes and a positional switch from that beaten by Wales for Friday night’s Under-20 Six Nations Championship clash wit(...)

Coach Pat Lam talks to his players during a Connacht training session at the  Sportsground, Galway, this week. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Newport-Gwent Dragons v Connacht, Rodney Parade, 7.30pm TV: BBC Wales USA outhalf AJ MacGinty will make his fifth start in a Connacht jersey as coa(...)

South Africa’s flanker Marcell Coetzee in  action against Ireland in 2014. Photograph: Getty Images

Ulster Rugby will confirm the signing of South African flanker Marcell Coetzee in the coming weeks according to media reports in the province. Having(...)