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LIVE Champions League and Europa League is back

16:52 | 4/8/20

Watch every Europa League and Champions League game on the eir sport pack courtesy of Virgin Media Sport from this Wednesday, August 5th.


Watch Derry City v Shamrock Rovers LIVE this Sunday

14:45 | 5/8/20

LIVE SSE Airtricity League football makes a welcome return to eir sport this Sunday as Derry City host high-flying Shamrock Rovers at The Brandywell (from 4.45pm on eir sport 1).

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FA Cup Stories: The Extraordinary Adventures Of Bert Trautmann

He was a former German army paratrooper and POW whose signing for Manchester City saw 20,000 take to the streets in protest. But after playing the latter stages...

LIVE boxing returns to eir sport

We are delighted to announce the return of LIVE sport to our channels starting next Tuesday, June 9th at midnight with an exciting boxing card from the MGM Cent...

Lions coach Gatland admits Lancaster contact

Warren Gatland has admitted approaching Stuart Lancaster to try to get the former England head coach to join his backroom staff for next year’s Lions tour to So...

LIVE PRO14 rugby from Aug 21st on eir sport

Live rugby returns to eir sport with rounds 15 and 16 of the Guinness PRO14 set to hit our screens from Friday, August 21st....

Soccer News


Ambitious Dier signs new Tottenham deal

England international midfielder Eric Dier has signed a new four-year contract with Tottenham which will keep him at the club until 2024....

Documentary: Kerr's Kids: The Story of Irish Football’s Golden Generation

It is more than 20 years since Ireland's underage teams enjoyed a summer to remember on the international stage. Join us this Wednesday, July 22nd on eir sport ...

Treaty star Dowling forced to retire

Shane Dowling, one of the star’s of Limerick’s 2018 All-Ireland-winning side, has announced his retirement from hurling due to injury....

Dublin overcome Carlow in heated affair

Dublin booked their Leinster Football Championship semi-final spot with a comfortable 0-19 to 0-07 win over ten-man Carlow at O’Moore Park....

Contract extensions at Ulster

Ireland internationals Jordi Murphy, Jacob Stockdale and Will Addison are among a number of players who have agreed contract extensions to remain with Ulster....

IRFU: No rugby training until June

The IRFU has dashed hopes of an early resumption to the rugby season by telling players and provinces that there can be no return to training until June 8th at ...

McGregor is the greatest UFC featherweight of all-time, says Rogan

UFC expert Joe Rogan has descibed Conor McGregor has as the greatest featherweight in the franchise’s history....

It's on! McGregor to fight Mayweather in August

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor's highly-anticipated fight with Floyd Mayweather has been confirmed for August 26 in Las Vegas....

Boxing News


Frampton set for Belfast bout

Carl Frampton has confirmed he will return from his first professional defeat on July 29 in Belfast....

Judge of Burnett fight won't officiate again in UK

The judge who wrongly marked his card in Ryan Burnett’s victory over Lee Haskins in their IBF bantamweight title fight on Saturday night will never officiate ag...

Mickelson to miss US Open

Phil Mickelson will skip the US Open later this month as the tournament clashes with his daughter's graduation....

McIlroy confirms he will play at US Open

World number two Rory McIlroy says he will be fit to play in this year's US Open following a troublesome rib injury....

Alonso ready to return to his 'day job' in Formula 1

After taking part in the Indianapolis 500, Fernando Alonso has said he is ready to return to his “day job” as a Formula 1 driver....

McLaren "near limit" with Honda

McLaren executive director Zak Brown says he has "serious concerns" over whether they can win the world championship with engine partner Honda....

Tennis News


Nadal sails into last eight of French Open

Rafael Nadal cruised into the French Open quarter-finals for the 11th time, with an dominant performance over Roberto Bautista Agut, winning 6-1 6-2 6-2....

Murray into French Open quarter-finals

Andy Murray has booked his passage into the French Open quarter-finals with a straight sets victory over Russian Karen Khachanov....

Motor Sports News


Dovizioso upsets the odds to win Japanese MotoGP

Andrea Dovizioso took his fifth MotoGP win of the season at Twin Ring Motegi, beating off Marc Marquez to close the distance in the title race....

Marquez moves closer to MotoGP title

Honda's Marc Marquez moved closer to the title after victory at the Australian GP at Phillip Island....

Other Sports News


Ferguson quits as Godolphin boss

John Ferguson has stepped down as chief executive and racing manager of Godolphin after calling his position "untenable"....

Churchill heads Palace entries

Churchill heads the 11 horses declared for Tuesday's St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot....


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