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Provinces name strong sides for Champions Cup clashes

13:05 | 15/11/19

All four Irish provinces have named strong sides for their Champions Cup pool openers this weekend with several big name internationals returning to action following the World Cup.


Maguire relieved to break international scoring duck

12:16 | 15/11/19

Sean Maguire has expressed his relief at breaking his international scoring duck following his goal in the 3-1 friendly win over New Zealand on Thursday.

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Gatland reveals he turned down All Blacks chance

Former Ireland and Wales coach Warren Gatland has revealed that he turned down the chance to join a list of potential replacements for departing New Zealand coa...

Cardiff City and Warnock part ways

Neil Warnock has left Cardiff City after three years in charge....

Southgate praises England's "clinical finishing"

England manager Gareth Southgate hailed his side's "clinical finishing" after Thursday's 7-0 Euro 2020 qualifier victory over Montenegro at Wembley....

Pellegrini rues "big mistakes" as West Ham extend winless run

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini admitted he is worried by "big mistakes" after a 3-0 defeat at Burnley condemned his side to a sixth winless league game in a ro...

Soccer News


Elbouzedi strike secures victory for U21 side

Zack Elbouzedi finished off a flowing move midway through the second half to secure a precious 1-0 victory over Armenia for the Republic of Ireland U21 side in ...

Man City earn reward for patience, says Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola praised his players for their patience after coming from behind to beat battling Southampton 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium....

Sponsor demands Galway spending review

Galway GAA sponsors Supermac's have asked the county board to account for how the money they provided was spent over the past few years by making the results of...

Doc: Passing It On: Ballymun Kickhams

This is the story of how a north Dublin GAA club provided a focal point for local youth in times of economic and social hardship and how it came to embody the i...

Connacht trio sign contract extensions

Tiernan O'Halloran, Sean O’Brien and Tom Farrell have all signed contract extensions with Connacht which will keep them at The Sportsground until the end of the...

Jones confesses to World Cup error

England head coach Eddie Jones has admitted that he probably should have drafted in a couple of fresh faces for the World Cup final against South Africa on Nove...

MMA PFL play-offs LIVE on eir sport

Join us for LIVE MMA action from 9pm this Thursday night on eir sport 1 as we bring you full coverage of the latest round of PFL play-offs from the Mandalay Bay...

McGregor announces return date

Conor McGregor is set to return to the octagon in Las Vegas on January 18th....

Boxing News


Documentary: Broken Rings

This fascinating two-part documentary looks at the Irish boxing team’s ill-fated trip to the Rio Olympics in 2016 as, one by one, their medal hopes were cruelly...

Taylor set for headline bout

Ireland’s Katie Taylor is set for a headline bout in the UK in November, her promoter has revealed....

New content - update to the eir sport pack

Virgin Media and eir have agreed a deal to carry their key sports channels on each other’s TV platforms in a deal which will significantly benefit Irsh sports f...

Doc of the Week: Hit It Hard

Famous for his big hitting off the tee, golfer John Daly is one of the most recognisable figures in sport. He is also one of the most controversial, with his pr...

Niki Lauda dies aged 70

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70....

Kubica secures Williams seat

Robert Kubica will make his full-time return to Formula 1 with Williams in 2019, eight years after suffering "life-changing" injuries in a rally accident....

Tennis News


Sam Barry: Behind The Baseline

Filmed over a two-year period, this fascinating observational documentary charts the trials and tribulations of Limerick native Sam Barry as he tries to break i...

Doc of the Week: Dha Chuirt

This is the story of Vere St Leger Goold, a wealthy Irish aristocrat and former Wimbledon finalist whose dissolute lifestyle led eventually to robbery and murde...

Motor Sports News


Niki Lauda dies aged 70

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70....

Red Bull are off the pace, admits Verstappen

Max Verstappen says Red Bull are "too far away" to claim pole position at this weekend's Singapore GP on the basis of Friday's practice sessions....

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Doc: Atlantic’s Edge: A Year in Lahinch

A fascinating three-part tale of life in the small west Clare town of Lahinch which is recognised as one of the top surfing destinations in the world. eir s...

Barney faces Harris at NZ Darts Masters

The draw for this weekend’s New Zealand Darts Masters in Hamilton pits legend Raymond van Barneveld against local favourite Cody Harris. ...


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