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 British & Irish Lions  head coach Warren Gatland has chosen not to start Conor Murray, Farrell and Liam Williams. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Few, if any, Lions first Test selections are met with universal approval. Some of the choices will be questioned on the premise of form, past achievem(...)

Tadhg Furlong during the British and Irish Lions squad training session at the  Stade Santander International in Jersey on Tuesday. Photograph: Gary Grimshaw/PA Wire

As Lions head coach for a third successive tour, Warren Gatland knows as well as anyone the difficulties in both unifying a squad of 37 players drawn (...)

Connacht  head coach Andy Friend during training ahead of his side’s clash with Leicester. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Challenge Cup Round of 16 preview: Leicester Tigers v Connacht Rugby  Saturday 8pm, Mattioli Woods Welford Road Statistics do not lie. Connacht’(...)

Connacht’s   Caolin Blade: set to play at  scrumhalf against Benetton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht v Benetton The Sportsground, 7.35pm - Live TG4, eir sport This rescheduled fixture might not quicken the pulse but it matters to Connacht(...)

Mary McCarthy: ‘Did I embrace the long runs and the sanctioned leave from the kitchen and the kids? Not exactly.’

Nobody was more surprised than me when I ran the Dublin Marathon last year in 4 hours, 21 minutes. This was faster than 40 per cent of participants an(...)

Robbie Henshaw during training ahead of Ireland’s final World Cup warm-up against Wales. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

An ordinary man, nothing special nothing grand. Christy Moore rides to the rescue yet again. If a word of warning comes from Paul O’Connell the Irela(...)

Jonathan Schoop is congratulated by   Adam Jones after scoring in the fifth inning of the Baltmore Orioles’ win over    the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Monday. Photograph: Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

Baltimore Orioles All Star Adam Jones said he was subjected to racial taunting by Boston Red Sox fans during a Monday night game, prompting an apology(...)

Prop John Ryan, in action against Leicester at Welford Road, won his first cap for Ireland against Canada in November. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

John Ryan hasn’t exactly been an overnight sensation. But at 28, Ryan is enjoying something of a breakthrough season. Finally establishing himself as (...)

 Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus  kicks the winning field goal during the overtime period against the Cincinnati Bengals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 20-17 in overtime.

Brandon McManus kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime after missing one at the end of regulation as the Denver Broncos beat the Cincinnati Bengals 2(...)

Justin Tipuric is tackled by Ireland’s Iain Henderson on Saturday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

On Friday I felt Wales required a bigger performance than Ireland. That certainly arrived and that Ireland couldn’t dictate as they did in Cardiff is (...)

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