Donncha O’Callaghan will lead the team in a pack that shows a slight reshuffle in the backrow. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley has made five changes from the side that secured a bonus point victory over the Dragons for their Guinness Pro12 clash wit(...)

Chris Henry at training. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland’s assistant coach Les Kiss has reinforced the prognosis that Ulster flanker Chris Henry will eventually play rugby again – following his recen(...)

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is examining allegations of misuse of expenses by Stormont Assembly members. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is examining allegations of misuse of expenses by Stormont Assembly members.The allegations, arising from a BB(...)

Chris Henry. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ulster officials remain optimistic that Chris Henry will make a full recovery after undergoing heart surgery on Monday although, understandably, the(...)

Ulster are hopeful Chris Henry can return to professional rugby after operation. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ulster are hoping Ireland flanker Chris Henry can get “back to playing professional rugby” after undergoing surgery on Monday.New Ulster manager Bryn (...)

“The point is to actually break these bastards – that’s the point,” said Gerry Adams on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Newton’s third law is that for every action there will be an equal and opposite reaction. In Northern Ireland that translates as, for every tribal ins(...)

Jonathan Sexton goes off injured with Dr. Eanna Falvey against Australia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 25, 2014, 08:36

Katie Taylor’s fifth consecutive World championship title dominates the sports pages this morning and rightly so. Johnny Watterson has been ringsid(...)

Keith Earls at a Munster squad training session at University of Limerick, Limerick in October. The winger has never played under Joe Schmidt for Ireland. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Keith Earls’ international injury nightmare could be about to come to an end with the Munster winger on track for a January return which could leave (...)

Minister for Communications Alex White: “We will cover the whole map. That’s our intention.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Every home and business in the country will have high-speed broadband by 2020, the Government has said. Minister for Communications Alex White has (...)

Belfast Magistrates’ Court.

A court in Northern Ireland erupted into wolf whistles and applause as a 29-year-old suspected dissident republican was remanded into custody charged (...)