Scotland "ready to take legal action" against World Rugby if Japan clash is cancelled – reports

Reports have emerged in Scotland that the Scottish Rugby Union is “ready to take legal action” against World Rugby if their clash with Japan on Sunday is cancelled.

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Japan coach Joseph hits back at Scotland in typhoon war of words

Jamie Joseph insists Japan are desperate for Sunday’s clash with Scotland to avoid falling prey to Super Typhoon Hagibis after declaring his team want to seize their place among the elite.

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Desmond and Broadhurst miss out on World Championship medals

Christina Desmond and Amy Broadhurst have missed out on medals at the women’s World Boxing Championships in Siberia.

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Pro14 team news: Connacht, Leinster and Munster make changes for Friday fixtures

Dave Kearney returns for defending champions Leinster for their Guinness PRO14 clash with Edinburgh at the RDS tomorrow evening.

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Fan anger and confusion at cancelled #RWC2019 matches

Rugby fans in Japan and around the world bemoaning cancellations due to Typhoon Hagibis.

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Parisse bemoans ‘ridiculous’ call to cancel All Blacks clash

Sergio Parisse has hit out at World Rugby’s “ridiculous” decision to cancel Italy’s World Cup match against New Zealand.

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Tributes following death of ‘true son of Down’ Eamonn Burns, aged 56

Burns lined out at midfield in 1991 for Pete McGrath’s men as Down ended a 23-year wait for a senior crown. He scored two points in the two-point win over Meath.

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Bowlers win tight game for Ireland against Nepal

Ireland’s George Dockrell and Mark Adair claimed three wickets apiece to lead their side to a 13-run victory against Nepal today.

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Argentina secure place at next World Cup after dominant victory

Argentina secured the consolation of qualification for the 2023 World Cup as they wrapped up their 2019 campaign with a 47-17 win against the United States.

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#RWC2019 Newsletter: Sobering stats for Irish camp as Boks run in 10 tries

Around the same time that Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe was breaking down the facts and figures of his Budget, the South Africans were crunching numbers and opponents of their own when hammering Canada 66-7 in Kobe.

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Connacht football draw keeps Mayo and Galway apart

Mayo face Leitrim in Connacht championship.

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Munster football finalists drawn against each other in next year’s semi-finals

Cork and Kerry have been drawn to face each other in the semi-finals of the Munster football championship next year.

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Rebel Óg: Magpies see off Glen to claim final glory

After a terrific encounter, Midleton claimed their second consecutive Rebel Óg Premier 1 MHC title at Páirc Uí Rinn tonight, while also gaining revenge for the 2017 decider which went the way of Glen Rovers.

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Ministers congratulate Ireland’s show jumpers on qualifying for Olympics

Ireland’s show jumping team has qualified for the Olympic Games for the first time in 15 years.

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Defending champions Dublin get Westmeath in Leinster football draw

The draw has been made for the first round and quarter-finals for the Leinster football championship.

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Ross King hits injury-time winner against Camross

Ross King scored a dramatic injury-time goal to seal a place in the Laois SHC final for Rathdowney-Errill at the expense of Camross yesterday.

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Around the World Cup (Day 17)

Your round-up of the stories behind the headlines from Day 17 of #RWC2019

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Donal Moloney announces he will not seek appointment as Clare senior hurling manager

Louis Mulqueen is now considered the front-runner for the Clare senior hurling manager’s position after outgoing co-boss Donal Moloney pulled out of the race today.

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WATCH: Israel Adesanya Produced The Greatest Walkout Of All-Time Before Becoming MiddleWeight Champ Last Night
There are many old school fans who believe any kind of eccentric walkout just leads to fighters being fatigued and see it as wasted showboating but Israel Adesanya walked the walk and talked the talk last night as he became the undefeated, undisputed Middleweight champion of... Read more
Italy pair Andrea Lovotti and Nicola Quaglio hit with three-game bans

Italy props Andrea Lovotti and Nicola Quaglio have both been banned following an incident during Friday’s World Cup clash against South Africa.

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