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# Rules

This year
Handpass controversy to be tackled in playing rules experiment
Hurling and football set for a suite of rule changes to be used in college competitions.
Last year
Boost for unvaccinated NBA star as New York relaxes rules
Kyrie Irving has not played any home games for the Nets this year
All time
'A lot of players taking painkillers' - Physio and ex-Dubs hurler reports injury increases in 2020
Joey Boland says he has seen a lot of players present with hamstring and ankle injuries.
Cristiano Ronaldo broke coronavirus rules - reports
The Juventus striker allegedly travelled to Courmayeur for his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez’ birthday.
Graduated system of fines to be drafted for breaking Covid-19 rules
Laws will now be drafted by Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and Justice Minister Helen McEntee.
Boost for Rennie's Wallabies with tweak to policy on overseas-based players
Rugby Australia will allow the head coach to pick two players who don’t fulfil the ‘Giteau Law’ requirements.
Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events
Manchester City are due to host Real Madrid in the Champions League in August.
Twitter bans 'dehumanising' posts towards religious groups
The social media giant now bans posts that liken religious groups to rats, viruses or maggots.
Ban on backpasses to goalkeepers set to be next Gaelic football rule debate
October’s GAA Special Congress will debate the experimental rules in Gaelic football.
'It can come across that players are whinging and complaining... but the rules have to change with the game'
Kilkenny star and 2018 Player of the Year Anne Dalton delivered yet another passionate call for change to The42.
'I think the sin bin was probably a bit more punishing than the actual black card' - new rules find favour with Mayo star
Lee Keegan was happy to get used to new playing rules in this spring’s league campaign.
'Nobody wants to see a free-taking competition as a game' - Galway captain the latest to call for change
Tribes defender Sarah Dervan on the need for change in camogie, and her side’s recent league final win.
Saracens reject report they've broken Premiership salary cap regulations
The club’s owner Nigel Wray is involved in a number of business partnerships with some of the club’s top earners.
Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer
It could be a number of years before these ‘counsellors’ are outlawed.
'It's not surprising. People generally are sceptical of change. That's true in any walk of life.'
The new rules for Gaelic football have sparked plenty reaction.
The asking price for a typical three bed semi-detached in Dublin is now at €310,000
The report looks at house prices over the year up until the end of Q2 of this of this year.
World Rugby to trial new low tackle laws in bid to reduce risk of head injuries
The trials will take place during this summer’s U20 World Championship and U20 Trophy.
May moots 'associate membership' of EU agencies, concedes neither side can have 'exactly what we want'
The British PM said that she was not cherry-picking but just negotiating in the same way as any trade deal is put together.
Tourists won't be barred from taking certain photos in Uzbekistan anymore
The strict rules are being eased in a bid to… attract tourists.
Poll: Should a person's rental history help them to get a larger mortgage?
At present, the amount a person can borrow is governed by the Central Bank’s mortgage rules, first introduced in 2015.
One of the Open favorites had a 2-stroke penalty waived in controversial ruling
There were more questions for Jon Rahm at the Irish Open recently of course.
Connacht left frustrated by EPCR registration issue before play-off
The western province had planned to start Eoin Griffin at outside centre.
You won't be able to ring into golf tournaments and cost players majors after today
One eagle-eyed TV viewer cost Lexi Thompson a four-stroke penalty and a major championship recently.
Golf set for its biggest rules shake-up in centuries
It’s hoped the new rules will help to speed up play.
Landlords will have to provide an oven, fridge and microwave under new rules
Simon Coveney said the regulations “aim to ensure that properties tenants are renting are safe, efficient, durable and comfortable”.
How different is professional rugby to the good old days of amateurism?
We’ve taken a look at the Ireland v Scotland games from the 1995 Five Nations and 2016 Six Nations.
The consumer watchdog will probe 'suspected anti-competitive conduct' in the ticket industry
The CCPC has launched a full investigation into the sector.
Did you get a drone for Christmas? Don't fly it straight away
You should check a few things first before you go on your maiden flight.
Grieving father and husband calls for tougher rules on unaccompanied learner drivers
Noel Clancy lost his wife in a road crash before Christmas last year.
This girl drew up an insane list of 20 rules for her boyfriend ahead of his lads' holiday
“No tattoos. I will even check ur willy.”
'It is wrong' - World Rugby vice-chairman slams three-year residency rule
Agustín Pichot says a change is required to international eligibility laws.
How Donegal Mountain Rescue Team is using drones to save people
Tests from the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team will help shape EU regulations.
10 rules of Whatsapp chats that must be respected
When can I actually watch the golf? Augusta's rules and how they affect coverage
Nothing is straightforward when it comes to the US Masters.
The 10 Unwritten Rules of Irish Rail
Buck up, everyone.
Just what can election candidates use Dáil envelopes for?
The Standards in Public Office Commission dictates what they can and can’t be used for.
15 people who don't give a damn about your 'rules'
Break the system.
The 14 unwritten real rules of Dublin Bus
Please observe.
Here's what those hand signals made by NFL referees mean
Impress your friends by knowing what has happened before the commentators tell you.
Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?
Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?