We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# the big one

Last week
7th April 2024 - 13th April 2024
Leinster name Will Connors and Jason Jenkins in team to face La Rochelle
Last year
The Royal Showdown: Tailteann Cup contenders to arm wrestle for quarter-final spot
'You don’t see many URCs on the jersey' - 5th European star the focus for Porter
All time
It's on: Katie Taylor to meet Amanda Serrano in landmark Madison Square Garden headliner
Liverpool's Klopp fears 'incredible' Man Utd despite patchy form
Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier
'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham
Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown
We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden
'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'
Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight
Schmidt expects Sexton to be fully fit for Six Nations opener against England
'Every game is a big game but this is a special one for the people of Munster'
Munster ramping up for 'game of the season' against fully-loaded Leinster
'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night
Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin
Wilder likely next up for Joshua in either September or November, says Hearn
Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash
Gleeson loss, elder Déise lemons, X-Factor up front - Galway-Waterford talking points
6 of the brightest Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling talents chasing Croke Cup glory
A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared
Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia
Senior influence, history repeating and more All-Ireland U21 football final talking points
6 players to watch as Dublin and Kerry battle it out for National Football League glory
Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight
Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris
France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win
6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland senior football final
TJ Dillashaw has got an opponent and date for his next UFC title defence
6 talking points ahead of Tipperary and Waterford's Munster hurling final
Five reasons to tune in for tonight's clash of the League of Ireland's top two
Many Clouds takes the Grand National while AP McCoy can only finish fifth in Aintree farewell
So, will you be paying the €25 fee to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in your own home?
Schmidt stays grounded as potential Six Nations decider against England looms
Bayern wins $5m Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose after surviving stewards' inquiry
Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis'
This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything?
In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run
Heaslip ready to meet familiar fire with fire