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Billy Vunipola of Saracens after the victory over Munster. Asked if he’d anything to say to the Munster fans who’d booed him during the game he replied : “Naw, from my point of view I believe in what I believe in”. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Well, that was one weird Saturday afternoon in the company of BT Sport. Indeed, if you’d missed why Billy Vunipola had been in the news in the prece(...)

A view of the Pegasus team huddle. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Pegasus sealed the Hockey League title in some style on Saturday with their eighth successive and biggest win of the campaign, their 6-0 defeat of Muc(...)

Loreto last won the Irish Senior Cup in 2010 and face Railway Union on Saturday for a place in this year’s final.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The unavailability of senior internationals for Sunday’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals, members of the Irish squad also unable to appear for their club(...)

 Jesse Lingard of Manchester United celebrates  after scoring during his team’s match against Liverpool  at Anfield. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

It was, perhaps, the moment when Marouane Fellaini’s attempt on goal knocked over a steward sitting on a stool behind the corner flag that saw Gary Ne(...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

“Basically,” Fernando Nuno LaFuente told Seán O’Rourke on Wednesday morning, “I’m not dead.”

So, all those minutes of silence, expressions of grief and offers of condolences were for nothing. “Basically,” Fernando Nuno LaFuente told Seán O’Ro(...)

Ireland’s Róisín Upton, Chloe Watkins and Anna O’Flanagan celebrate winning the penalty shoot-out in their World Cup semi-final against Spain in August. Photograph: Sandra Mailer/Inpho

They’re most probably still perched on cloud nine after the summer they experienced, but it’s back down to earth this weekend for a clutch of Ireland’(...)

Dublin’s  Carla Rowe  scoring  her side’s second goal during the All-Ireland  senior championship final in  Croke Park. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

For the most part the Dublin camp had been insistent all through the build-up to the All-Ireland final that it was neither here nor there that Cork ha(...)

Dublin manager Mick Bohan celebrates at the final whistle. “For anyone trying to promote women’s sport - that was brave, honest, relentless.” Photograph: Inpho

When Dublin manager Mick Bohan was told that his Cork counterpart Ephie Fitzgerald believed his team had been disrespected during the build-up, their (...)

Former Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy is announced  as a new panellist for Virgin Media Sport. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

You tell Mick McCarthy that the man in the flowery shirt sitting across the way is a judge from Dancing With The Stars. Would he ever be tempted to gi(...)

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