Virgin Media and eir agree deal to carry each other’s sport channels

Both broadcasters say there will be no additional charge to customers.

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Sam Bennett completes hat-trick of stages on ‘broken’ bike

Ireland’s Sam Bennett completed a hat-trick of victories after a photo finish to stage three of the BinckBank Tour in Aalter.

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Geordan Murphy pays tribute after death of former teammate Steve Booth

Former Leicester and Bath wing Steve Booth has died at the age of 42.

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David Gough to referee Dublin-Kerry All-Ireland final

David Gough will take charge of the All-Ireland Senior Football final between Dublin and Kerry.

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Tipp manager Lillis: ‘We’re as far as we were last year. The plan is to progress that one step further’

Niamh Lillis did not begin the year as Tipperary manager but she was a key member of Bill Mullaney’s backroom staff so there was no way the ambition would alter when she took over the hot seat after Mullaney stood down for health reasons early in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.

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Wawrinka holds off late rally from Dimitrov in Cincinnati

Stan Wawrinka won a see-saw contest against Grigor Dimitrov at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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Venus Williams fells defending champion as sister Serena withdraws in Cincinnati

Venus Williams ousted defending champion Kiki Bertens at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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‘I can’t believe it’: Sam Bennett wins back-to-back stages at BinckBank Tour

Sam Bennett completed back-to-back stage wins at the BinckBank Tour after edging a bunched sprint on stage two.

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‘You need a neutral referee’: O’Mahony joins Fitzmaurice call against Gough refereeing All-Ireland final

Aidan O’Mahony has added his voice to calls in Kerry for the GAA not to appoint David Gough as referee for the All-Ireland final.

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‘Limited number’ of Nally Terrace tickets go on public sale for All-Ireland Hurling final

A “limited number” of terrace tickets for Sunday’s All-Ireland Hurling final have gone on public sale.

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Champion Hurdle hero Espoir D’Allen set to miss title defence

Champion Hurdle winner Espoir D’Allen is unlikely to run in the 2019-20 National Hunt season after an accident at home.

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Eddie Brennan criticises cost and distribution of All-Ireland final tickets

“It’s disappointing to see families saying they cannot go because they cannot afford it.”

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Ciarán Archer and Keith Ricken win U20 Footballer and Manager of the Year awards

The 18-year-old Rush attacker scored 10-35 in five games as Dublin lost the All-Ireland final to Cork.

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Sam Bennett claims victory on opening stage of BinckBank Tour

The Tipperary man, who rides for Bora-Hansgrohe, overtook Edward Theuns and Mike Teunissen in the final 100 metres as he came out on top in a bunch sprint at the end of the 167.2km section from Beveren to Hulst.

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‘Hurling is as multifaceted as a diamond’, says Michael Moynihan

Michael Moynihan on how the acclaimed RTÉ TV series captures a game “as multifaceted as a diamond”.

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‘The black card in the Meath game was very harsh’ – Kerry to appeal Stephen O’Brien suspension

Kerry will be appealing Stephen O’Brien’s suspension which would rule him out of the All-Ireland football final against Dublin on September 1.

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PGA Tour to consider expanding pace-of-play policy after Eddie Pepperell apologises for ‘twit’ comment

The PGA Tour has announced plans to review its current pace-of-play policy after golf’s slow-play debate turned personal.

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Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup after Serena Williams retires injured

Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian winner of the Rogers Cup in the Open era after Serena Williams was forced to retire during the early exchanges of the final in Toronto.

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Shane Breen wins €350,000 Longines Grand Prix of Ireland

Tipperary’s Shane Breen has today made history at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS, after he claimed victory in the €350,000 Longines Grand Prix of Ireland.

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Cavan ensure Championship status for next year as Westmeath face relegation play-off

Cavan secured their place in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship again next year with a decisive win against Westmeath this afternoon, while the Lake County ladies now face a winner-takes-all Relegation Final with Monaghan next weekend.

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