Chelsea's defence holds firm in Spain
Atletico Madrid and Chelsea were locked at 0-0 after their Champions League semi-final first leg after the Spanish side failed to break down their ultra-cautious visitors at the Calderon. Van Gaal heads betting for vacant United post
Louis van Gaal has emerged as the early favourite to replace David Moyes after he was axed by Manchester United just 10 months into his six-year contract. Limerick board responds to O'Grady departure
Limerick GAA officials have released a statement saying they are disappointed that Donal O'Grady has decided to step down as joint-manager of the county's senior hurling squad. Three Irish riders to compete in Giro
Donegal rider Philip Deignan has been named in Team Sky's provisional squad for the Giro d'Italia, which begins in Belfast on 9 May. Eamon Dunphy: David Moyes 'inherited a mess'
The sacking of David Moyes as Manchester United manager was a predictable end to an appointment that was always going to end badly, according to Eamon Dunphy. Moyes sacking a sign of short-termism
David Moyes' sacking as Manchester United manager after just 295 days is further evidence of the precarious nature of modern football management, writes Padraic Ryan. SSE Airtricity League team of the week
With plenty of goals over Easter, and some stunners in there, our team of the week has a definite attacking look to it. See who made the grade here. IRUPA awards nominations revealed
Munster flanker Peter O'Mahony, Leinster lock Devin Toner and Ulster winger Andrew Trimble have been nominated for the Irish Rugby Union Players' Association's players' player of the year award. Doherty to face McManus at World Championship
Ireland's Ken Doherty will face fellow veteran Alan McManus in the second round of the World Championship after the Scot overcame compatriot John Higgins on a 10-7 scoreline at the Crucible. Mirallas ruled out of Everton run-in
Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Mirallas will miss the rest of the season.