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Hurling - Premium - Dropped by Galway, shut by Covid but still daring to dream - how Davy Glennon started again in Westmeath - Davy Glennon remembers the date vividly: February 4, 2020, the day before his 29th birthday. Shane O'Neill had been ratified as Galway hurling manager in November and now, some three months later, he was calling with bad news.

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Women's Sport - Premium - Sinéad Kissane - Opinion - The FAI must step up to resolve dispute between Vera Pauw and Tyler Toland if the priority really is to save the career of the teen star - In an interview the week before her first game as the new Republic of Ireland manager in October 2019, Vera Pauw talked about conflict in a team environment.

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Vincent Hogan -- Limerick shadow will be hard to escape for hurling's chasing pack

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Munster Rugby - Conor Murray shows Lions class as Munster blow limp Ulster away

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John Mullane -- Surprise element may be gone from Waterford but Cahill's no-nonsense style can prevail

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Munster Rugby - Premium - Joey Carbery: 'There were a few days when I didn't think I would make it back on the pitch'

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Connacht Rugby - Premium - 'I wish I had moved to Connacht earlier' - how Tom Daly thrived in life after Leinster

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Soccer - Premium - Jamie Carragher - Opinion - Jamie Carragher: Pep Guardiola is on the verge of his greatest achievement

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Cycling - Premium - Nicholas Roche's Giro d'Italia diary: A couple of years ago I would have been panicking now

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Premier League - Mark Critchley - Opinion - Two number ones doesn't add up for Solskjaer and United

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Hurling - Premium - Goalkeeping heirs finally get their time to shine

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Premier League - Super League six facing heavy fines over their plans to rebel

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Talking points, team news and TV times – your complete guide to the GAA weekend

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Rory McIlroy surges up the leaderboard at Wells Fargo Championship after superb second-round 66

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Women's Sport - Dynamic Dr Dora Gorman defying all the odds to excel on the pitch for Peamount while juggling work at the Mater Hospital

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Horse Racing - Wayne Bailey - Opinion - Adayar can score for the home team and deny Aidan O'Brien in Lingfield Derby Trial

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Hurling -- Colm Keys -- Brian Cody has created a barometer that measures success in All-Irelands only

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GAA - Your county-by-county guide to the National Hurling League Division 1

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Lions Tour -- Rúaidhrí O'Connor -- Lack of an Irish voice in final Lions selection meetings will have stars sweating

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Lions Tour - Premium - Rúaidhrí O'Connor - Opinion - Shock omissions shouldn't take away from achievement - Ireland's eight Lions can have a big influence

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Premium - Vincent Hogan - Opinion - A hero on the road to USA '94 – Alan McLoughlin was a straight talker, unafraid to take on the FAI suits

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Premium - Gallery - Paul Kimmage meets Ger Gilroy: Building Off The Ball, challenging RTÉ and replacing the Second Captains

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Declaring for Ireland, THAT goal and life after death - Ireland legend Alan McLoughlin in his own words

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Premium - 'We shared pints in the airport but on the pitch we just ignored each other - Jim Beglin on Irish rivalry in Liverpool v Man Utd battles

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Lions Squad winners and losers: The durability issue, Bundee the bolter and the Tuilagi omission

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'We didn't have confidence Johnny could get through a tough, physical tour' - Gatland gives verdict on Sexton omission

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Golf -- 'I now feel ready to take the next step' – Olivia Mehaffey to turn professional with Orlando debut set -- Arizona State and Ireland star Olivia Mehaffey has announced her intention to turn professional and make her debut on the Symetra Tour's Mission Inn Resort and Club Championship in Orlando from May 28-30.

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Women's Sport -- Ireland captain Katie McCabe 'absolutely delighted' to sign new long-term deal with Arsenal -- Ireland captain Katie McCabe has signed a new 'long-term' contract with Arsenal.

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GAA - Premium - Colm Keys - Opinion - Case for integration is getting stronger with each new controversy in ladies arena - Less than four weeks ago, the Camogie Association passed a motion at its annual Congress that formally recognised dual players who also had a connection with ladies football.

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Olympics -- 'I am very grateful ' - Tanya Watson becomes first Irish female diver to qualify for Olympics -- Tanya Watson has become the first Irish female diver in history to qualify for the Olympic Games.

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The Throw In -- 'I think that's a big thing for Liam Sheedy going into this, that he knows what people are saying about 2019'

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Hurling - Premium - Kiely sees no more need for endless inter-county pre-season

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Hurling -- Faithful under pressure to deliver as Lilies look set for strong league

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Hurling -- Seamas 'Cheddar' Plunkett returns for a second time in a bid to turn mere mortals Laois into hurling giants

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League of Ireland -- Waterford forced to field U-19 side against Drogheda after Covid-19 incident

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Premier League -- Man United fans plan another protest before Liverpool clash as Joel Glazer vows to improve communication

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Soccer -- Man United lose Roma battle but win war to book Europa League final place

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League of Ireland -- Shamrock Rovers to send Ireland U21 international Neil Farrugia to specialist in London over hamstring problem

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Lions Tour -- 'Some really bizarre decisions, and some contradictory ones' – Luke Fitzgerald gives his verdict on Lions squad

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Lions Tour -- I couldn't rely on Johnny Sexton to get through tour – Lions coach Warren Gatland questions Irishman's 'durability'

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Lions Tour - Premium - Neil Francis - Opinion - Scottish players in Lions squad are not good enough to play in the Test teamlions

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Rugby -- Munster can expose renewed frailties in Ulster ranks

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Top 50 Holes in Irish Golf - Premium - Play - The Top 50 Holes in Irish Golf - top ten: Portmarnock, Ballybunion or Royal County Down - which is the best?

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