Cian Lynch and his Limerick team-mates celebrate their All-Ireland win over Galway at Croke park in August. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All Blacks We waited 111 years for Ireland’s first victory over New Zealand, now we have two in two years. It’s becoming a habit. “As of now Ireland (...)

Fernando Nuno La-Fuente with his mum Amparo.  Photograph: Paddy Power/PA Wire

An amateur footballer who was falsely declared dead by his former club has spoken of his new-found fame in his native Spain after he hit headlines aro(...)

Fernando Nuno La Fuente said he found it “funny” to see his own death reported “because, basically, I’m not dead”.

The Leinster Senior League has sanctioned Dublin football club Ballybrack for bringing the game into disrepute for falsely reporting the death of a pl(...)

Fernando Nuno La Fuente: Spaniard who Ballybrack FC reported ‘dead’ is alive and well and living in Galway

The Leinster Senior League met on Thursday night to consider what punishment Ballybrack should face after the Dublin club falsely reported the death o(...)

A football player who was reported dead by Dublin club Ballybrack so the team could avoid playing an away game has said the first he knew of his demise was on Tuesday evening, when he received calls from friends and colleagues. Photograph: Ballybrack FC/Facebook

A football player who was reported dead by Dublin club Ballybrack so the team could avoid playing an away game has said the first he knew of his demis(...)

The Leinster Senior League will decide Ballybrack FC’s punishment on Thursday after they faked  a player’s death in order to have a fixture postponed. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

The Leinster Senior League will meet on Thursday evening to decide what punishment will be handed down to Ballybrack after the club falsely reported t(...)