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RONALDO DROPS HINT HE MAY LEAVE REAL AFTER FINAL TRIUMPH

‘In the next few days I'll give an answer to the fans who have always been by my side'

BALE CONSIDERING MADRID FUTURE DESPITE DECISIVE DISPLAY IN FINAL

‘I need to be playing week in, week out and that has not happened this season'

 
 
 

A GAME OF TEARS IN BONKERS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL

A cruel auld game for Liverpool in Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid

ROSCOMMON BACK INTO CONNACHT FINAL AFTER LEITRIM WIN

Cathal Cregg impresses off the bench in 14 point win in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada

 
 
 

ANTRIM WAIT GOES ON AS DOWN MARCH ON TO ULSTER SEMI-FINAL

Antrim tactics backfire in Newry as Mournemen triumph

JULIAN VARLEY WINS PENULTIMATE STAGE OF THE RÁS TAILTEANN

Best of Irish was Lindsay Watson in sixth, as Mark Dowling put in strong performance

 
 
 

ISA NACEWA BOWS OUT WITH BREAK IN TRADITION AND SILVER ALOFT

Kiwi suggests he may remain with Leinster in another capacity after Pro14 final triumph

REAL MADRID SECURE THREE-IN-A-ROW AS GARETH BALE PUNISHES LIVERPOOL

Wales star scores stunning overhead kick before adding to Loris Karius's nightmare night

 
 
 

FIVE-STAR WEXFORD HAND OUT TULLAMORE THRASHING TO OFFALY

Davy Fitzgerald's side continue excellent form as Offaly finish with 12 men

LUKE CONNOLLY'S PERFECT 10 SENDS CORK PAST TIPP INTO MUNSTER FINAL

Returning forward impresses as Rebels book place in decider

 
 
 

THE GAME THAT WAS: WHO WENT AND GOT JOHNNY SO ANGRY?

Sexton puts on another masterclass; Toner shunted over; Larmour does a Campese

LEINSTER SECURE HISTORIC DOUBLE TO CAP GREATEST EVER SEASON

Late tries take flatter Scarlets as they are well beaten at the Aviva Stadium

 
 
 

RORY MCILROY GETS THE RUB OF THE GREEN AND THE SPECTATORS AT WENTWORTH

Former champion shoots eventful 71 to take a share of the lead into final round

PAUL KINGSTON GRABS HAT-TRICK AS LAOIS RUN UP A SCORE AGAINST WESTMEATH

Four-goal second half helps Laois to 10-point victory in Tullamore

 
 
 

FULHAM FILL THEIR BOOTS AS CAIRNEY GOAL BAGS €180M PREMIER LEAGUE RETURN

Aston Villa miss out on return to top flight after pulsating Wembley encounter

BUTTLER AND BESS KEEP ENGLAND ALIVE AGAINST PAKISTAN

England avoid humiliation of a three-day defeat at Lord's

 
 
 

ROMANISED GATECRASHES THE PARTY TO CLAIM 2,000 GUINEAS

Ken Condon's 25-1 shot denies Aidan O'Brien at the Curragh

SARACENS SECURE THIRD PREMIERSHIP TITLE IN FOUR YEARS AGAINST EXETER

USA international Chris Wyles scores two tries at Twickenham in final pro game

 
 
 

ARTHUR LANIGAN-O'KEEFFE WINS GOLD AT PENTATHLON WORLD CUP

The Kilkenny native won a gold medal at the UIPM 2018 pentathlon World Cup in Sofi

YOUR WEEKEND HURLING PREVIEWS

The round-robin series continues this weekend in both Munster and Leinster

 
 
 



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