Game in 60 seconds: Leinster continue unbeaten start to Pro14 title defence

With the clock ticking and Munster trailing 13-6, the home side won a crucial penalty inside the Leinster 22 after a sustained period of pressure and kicked for the corner.

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Benetton Treviso get better of Zebre despite Juan Ignacio Brex’s early red card

Hooker Hame Faiva scored a hat-trick of tries as Benetton Treviso overcame the early dismissal of Juan Ignacio Brex to gain a 36-25 win over Zebre in the Guinness Pro14 clash at Stadio Monigo.

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Five-try Ulster thrash Connacht

Ulster scored five tries to beat Connacht 35-3 in the PRO14 derby at Kingspan Stadium tonight.

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Fabulous Faugheen rolls back the years to beat Samcro at Limerick

Nine times victorious at the top level over the smaller obstacles, the 2015 Champion Hurdle hero showed he was still a formidable force – just days short of turning 12 years old – to lower the colours of another star name in Samcro.

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Clan Des Obeaux wins again to give Nicholls 11th King George

Last year’s winner Clan Des Obeaux provided Paul Nicholls with a record 11th victory in the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase.

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Notebook pens convincing Leopardstown victory as Laurina disappoints

Notebook continued his unbeaten record over fences with a convincing victory in the Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown.

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Epatante dazzles in Kempton Christmas Hurdle

Epatante proved herself a mare out of the very top drawer with a hugely impressive display in the Ladbrokes Christmas Hurdle at Kempton.

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Green Bay Packers win NFC North title

Aaron Jones found the end zone twice in the second half as Green Bay Packers sealed the NFC North title with a 23-10 win over Minnesota Vikings.

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Scott in contention at Australian PGA as Yuan leads heading into weekend

Carl Yuan carded a 65 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the Australian PGA Championship but had former world number one Adam Scott breathing down his neck on the Gold Coast.

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Dubliner Eoin Morgan lands €650k contract to play in seven-week IPL next year

Morgan didn’t play in the competition last season but returns to the highly lucrative tournament that will be used by man of the world’s top stars as a warm-up to the T20 World Cup next year.

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Former referee thinks VAR is a ‘must’ for the GAA

Former All-Ireland Hurling final referee Brian Gavin has said he is in favour of the introduction of VAR in gaelic games.

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Survey reveals Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment of the year

A Teneo Sports survey also reveals Ireland’s team of the year, the most admired sports star and the country’s most popular sport.

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‘Huge personal honour’ as Shane Lowry named AGW’s Golfer of the Year

The Open champion topped the poll to claim the Golf Writers Trophy for 2019.

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‘I’m just a normal country lad from Clara’ – Lowry scoops top gong at RTÉ Sport Awards

Shane Lowry claimed the ‘Sportsperson of the Year’ for 2019 at the RTÉ Sport Awards at the RTÉ TV Studios in Donnybrook.

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Late Robin Copeland try caps Connacht comeback win over Gloucester

Robin Copeland’s last-gasp try rescued a 27-24 win from the jaws of defeat as Connacht pipped Gloucester in a dramatic Heineken Champions Cup clash at the Sportsground.

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International team still have the edge in Presidents Cup

The International team hold a 10-8 lead after the third day of the Presidents Cup in Melbourne.

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John Cooney torments Harlequins again as Ulster ease to victory

John Cooney was Harlequins’ tormentor-in-chief once again as he kept Ulster’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final prospects firmly on course with a 34-10 bonus-point victory.

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Ian Foster appointed new All Blacks head coach

The 54-year-old succeeds Steve Hansen in the position after eight years serving as his assistant.

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Tipperary county board secretary advocates for club-only weekends during inter-county season

Tipperary county board secretary Tim Floyd is in favour of club-only weekends being built into the inter-county summer season.

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USGA and R&A to modernise rules for amateur golfers

The United States Golf Association and the R&A are conducting a review in order to modernise the rules surrounding amateur golfer status.

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