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13 October 2018 18:45 Matt Doherty makes first start for Ireland as clash with Denmark gets underway

Matt Doherty was handed a first start for the Republic of Ireland as manager Martin O'Neill made six changes for the Nations League clash with Denmark in Dublin. There was a place too for midfielder Harry Arter following his return to the squad after resolving his differences with assistant manager Roy Keane. The pair, along with Kevin Long, Richard 11

04 October 2018 12:47 Luis Enrique selects only one Barca player for Spain squad

Spain coach Luis Enrique has dismissed questions over why he has called up only one Barcelona player for next week's matches against Wales and England. Spain's 23-man squad includes four Real Madrid players but midfielder Sergio Busquets is the only player from Enrique's former team to get the call. "That's a question from the press, but nobody on the street 4

19 September 2018 20:08 DUP MP Ian Paisley awaits outcome of recall petition

Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley has a nervous wait to find out whether his constituents have chosen to unseat him ahead of a midnight count in Westminster’s first ever recall petition. Polling centres where people of North Antrim have had the opportunity to decide Mr Paisley’s fate over the last six weeks closed at 5pm this evening. The petition device 2

02 September 2018 06:35 Gareth Southgate makes no promises to Declan Rice over international future

Gareth Southgate has revealed he has held conversations with Declan Rice over changing allegiances and playing for England – but has made no promises to the Republic of Ireland international. London-born Rice has three senior caps with the Republic but they all came in non-competitive matches, meaning the West Ham defender can still revert to representing 2

23 May 2018 06:41 Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series

The Wallabies star posted a series of anti-gay social media post last month. ISRAEL FOLAU’S ANTI-gay sentiments won’t be a distraction during the Test series against Ireland, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika insisted Wednesday as he demanded a high work-rate from his side. But Cheika said it would not be issue when the Wallabies take on the Six Nations 19

16 May 2018 11:00 Grand Slam winner Larmour handed first Leinster senior contract

The province have confirmed senior deals for 21 players ahead of the 2018/19 season. JORDAN LARMOUR HAS been rewarded for his brilliant breakthrough season with a first Leinster senior contract, while Vakh Abdaladze, Josh Murphy and Caelan Doris have graduated from the province’s academy. 20-year-old Larmour has made 20 appearances for Leinster this term and started 14

03 May 2018 14:36 Ulster and Ireland wing Andrew Trimble announces retirement from rugby

The 33-year-old says it is ‘probably the toughest decision that any professional sportsman will make.’ ULSTER AND IRELAND wing Andrew Trimble has announced that he will retire at the end of the season. The 33-year-old will hang his boots up in the coming weeks after a career that has seen him become Ulster’s most-capped player of all time with 229 appearances 20

20 March 2018 16:24 1.3 million people watched Ireland win the Grand Slam

Joe Schmidt’s side completed a third-ever Six Nations Grand Slam with the win. THE IRISH RUGBY team weren’t the only ones celebrating on Saturday as TV3 saw a massive viewing number for the game against England. Joe Schmidt’s side completed a third-ever Six Nations Grand Slam with the win in Twickenham, with over 1.3 million tuning in. The programme 70

18 March 2018 19:42 Four of Ireland's Grand Slam winning side shortlisted for Six Nations Player of the Championship

France and Italy also have some representation among the nominees. FOUR PLAYERS FROM Ireland’s Grand-Slam winning side have made the six-man shortlist for the 2018 Six Nations Player of The Championship. Keith Earls, Conor Murray, Johnny Sexton and Jacob Stockdale have all been nominated for the award, along with Italy’s Matteo Minozzi and Guilhem Guirado 9

15 March 2018 17:00 World Rugby stand Van der Westhuizen down for England-Ireland clash

The South African official was due to be assistant referee at Twickenham on Saturday. WORLD RUGBY HAVE removed Marius van der Westhuizen from duty for Ireland’s Six Nations grand finale with England at Twickenham on Saturday. The South African official, who was due to be assistant referee this weekend, officiated during an England training session earlier 22