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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Kevin Durant nails an incredible four-pointer while falling backwards off the court KD

Kevin Durant nails an incredible four-pointer while falling backwards off the court

The MVP-elect produced this highlight reel moment as the clock ran down against the Grizzlies last night.

From The Score Ryan Giggs named interim manager after Man United sack Moyes Next In Ryan

Ryan Giggs named interim manager after Man United sack Moyes

“The club will make no further comment on this process until it is concluded.”

From The Score United job was ‘a step too far’ for Moyes, says Paul McGrath Moyes OUt

United job was ‘a step too far’ for Moyes, says Paul McGrath

Decision to sack Moyes was “ruthless”, admits the former Manchester United and Ireland defender.

Monday 21 April, 2014

From The Score 3 each-way shots you should consider in the Irish Grand National Mark Your Card

3 each-way shots you should consider in the Irish Grand National

Thirty runners go to post at Fairyhouse this afternoon — and we’re hoping for another surprise winner.

Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Score Mike Tyson, handball, and the story behind Ireland’s newest sports magazine Reading List

Mike Tyson, handball, and the story behind Ireland’s newest sports magazine

Two “handball nerds” are working to give one of the GAA’s original sports the coverage that it deserves.

From The Score ‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain Final Four

‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain

All-Star midfielder is enjoying his hurling again as Tipp bid for a place in the league final.

Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Score Shefflin starts as Kilkenny change five for league semi v Galway Final Four

Shefflin starts as Kilkenny change five for league semi v Galway

Michael Fennelly will make his first start of the season in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.

From The Score GAA will ‘reserve judgement’ before thinking about black card changes Rule Book

GAA will ‘reserve judgement’ before thinking about black card changes

Football Review Committee member Paul Earley advocates “wait and see” approach before making any changes.

From The Score Want to go to some live sport over the four-day weekend? Event Guide

Want to go to some live sport over the four-day weekend?

If the weather stays like this, only a fool would stay on the couch.

From The Score Could a date change save the International Rules series? Land Down Under

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

From The Score A great Johnny Doyle anecdote about working with Kieran McGeeney Mind Matters

A great Johnny Doyle anecdote about working with Kieran McGeeney

Former Kildare boss is now working on mental preparation with the Tipperary hurlers.

From The Score 5 reasons why you should be watching the League of Ireland this weekend Preview

5 reasons why you should be watching the League of Ireland this weekend

It’s first v third and second v fourth on a very Good Friday of domestic football action.

Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Score Waterford hurling legend Tony Browne has retired A Legend Departs

Waterford hurling legend Tony Browne has retired

“I have loved and embraced every moment wearing the Waterford jersey from my earliest days.”

From The Score IRFU: ‘Absolutely no point’ in forcing Henshaw to switch provinces Western Boy

IRFU: ‘Absolutely no point’ in forcing Henshaw to switch provinces

IRFU focused on players’ “best interests in terms of getting to progress to with the national team.”

From The Score Hull’s green army must focus for cup glory, warns McPhail Wembley Way

Hull’s green army must focus for cup glory, warns McPhail

The Shamrock Rovers midfielder was the last Irishman to captain his side in an FA Cup final.

From The Score ‘The best deal is a deal where nobody is entirely happy’ – The IRFU’s take on Europe’s new rugby deal Champions Cup

Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Score Frustrated tennis player yells ‘Son of a Biscuit’… and still gets a warning from the umpire Mind Your Ps And Qs

Frustrated tennis player yells ‘Son of a Biscuit’… and still gets a warning from the umpire

Maybe Donald Young won’t choose his words quite so carefully this next time.

From The Score The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year Funding

The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year

Irish Sports Council funding aims to encourage and create opportunities for young people.

From The Score Daniel Sturridge could be fit for Liverpool’s game this weekend Injury Update

Daniel Sturridge could be fit for Liverpool’s game this weekend

One half of the ‘SAS’ limped off injured during Sunday’s win over Manchester City.

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score Giroud shows sublime touch to put Arsenal ahead, kisses armband in Hillsborough tribute Race For Fourth

Giroud shows sublime touch to put Arsenal ahead, kisses armband in Hillsborough tribute

The Frenchman fired Arsenal into the lead on 55 minutes.

From The Score In pictures: Fans unite to mark 25th Hillsborough anniversary and continue the fight for justice JFT96

In pictures: Fans unite to mark 25th Hillsborough anniversary and continue the fight for justice

Memorials were held at Anfield, Goodison Park, Hillsborough and in Nottingham this afternoon.

From The Score Shay Given promoted to Villa coaching staff as club suspend Lambert assistant Stop The Rot

Shay Given promoted to Villa coaching staff as club suspend Lambert assistant

Villa only four points clear of relegation zone after four straight defeats in the league.

From The Score As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal New Sky Thinking

As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

From The Score No change with black card, says the man on the end of last year’s most talked-about tackle Black Card

No change with black card, says the man on the end of last year’s most talked-about tackle

The stats show higher scoring but Monaghan’s Conor McManus says it’s as hard as ever to get away from defenders.

From The Score Quick league start even better than we expected, says Clare’s McInerney Final Four

Quick league start even better than we expected, says Clare’s McInerney

Davy Fitz’s Banner face Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds this Sunday.

Monday 14 April, 2014

From The Score The Long Walk: a new documentary about the Irish golfers battling to make it as professionals TV Guide

The Long Walk: a new documentary about the Irish golfers battling to make it as professionals

The two-part documentary begins on Setanta Ireland this week.

From The Score This, by Matt Kuchar, was the shot of the Masters Kuuuuuuuch

This, by Matt Kuchar, was the shot of the Masters

Kuch finishes six shots back despite this miracle approach to the 11th.

From The Score Manny Pacquiao’s mam really gets into it when her son fights Pac-Mam

Manny Pacquiao’s mam really gets into it when her son fights

If Mrs Pacquiao was praying for a unanimous points decision, her prayers were answered.

Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Score The Masters hangout: how the final day unfolded at Augusta Masters 2014

The Masters hangout: how the final day unfolded at Augusta

Bubba Watson produced a masterclass to clinch his second green jacket. Here’s how it happened on Masters Sunday.

From The Score 20-year-old Jordan Spieth chips in from the bunker to grab his Masters chance The Masters

20-year-old Jordan Spieth chips in from the bunker to grab his Masters chance

Bidding to be the youngest player ever to wear the green jacket, Jordan Spieth briefly led by three shots this evening.

From The Score Who are you backing to win the Masters tonight? Pick The Winner This post contains a poll

Who are you backing to win the Masters tonight?

It’s all set up for a cracking finale to the season’s first Major.

From The Score ‘None of your business’ – Gerrard gave Geoff Shreeves nothing after Liverpool’s win Title Race

‘None of your business’ – Gerrard gave Geoff Shreeves nothing after Liverpool’s win

Liverpool’s skipper keeps his feet on the ground after a big, big win in the title race.

From The Score This Irish start-up is making snacks for some of the world’s top athletes Sports Nutrition

This Irish start-up is making snacks for some of the world’s top athletes

Dubliner Dave McGeady is trying to elbow his way into the sports nutrition market with his company Wyldsson.

Saturday 12 April, 2014

From The Score Jim Gavin: If the GAA ever lost its amateur ethos, we’d all walk away Capital Affair

Jim Gavin: If the GAA ever lost its amateur ethos, we’d all walk away

Dubs in “bonus territory” as they prepare for tomorrow’s National Football League semi-final against Cork.

Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Score St Pat’s benefit from controversial penalty to edge Shamrock Rovers Decisions

St Pat’s benefit from controversial penalty to edge Shamrock Rovers

Referee Dave McKeon’s name was on the lips of both sets of supporters.

From The Score Suarez and Gerrard BOTH win Player of the Month (and Rodgers makes it a hat-trick) Title Race

Suarez and Gerrard BOTH win Player of the Month (and Rodgers makes it a hat-trick)

Liverpool won all five games in March to surge to the top of the Premier League table.

From The Score Sang-Moon Bae’s 40-yard eagle chip is the shot to beat at the Masters The Masters

Sang-Moon Bae’s 40-yard eagle chip is the shot to beat at the Masters

Augusta’s 15th hole only gave up one eagle yesterday, but it was a good one.

From The Score Thibaut time? Courtois CAN PLAY against Chelsea in Champions League semis, UEFA say Green Light

Thibaut time? Courtois CAN PLAY against Chelsea in Champions League semis, UEFA say

“Any provision in a private contract between clubs… is null, void and unenforceable,” UEFA warned this morning.

From The Score It’s Real v Bayern, Atletico v Chelsea in the Champions League semi-finals Champions League
From The Score My brother Stevie got the skills, says Special Olympics ambassador Seamus Coleman Collection Day

My brother Stevie got the skills, says Special Olympics ambassador Seamus Coleman

Annual collection hopes to raise €500,000 towards the cost of the Special Olympics Ireland Games this June.

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