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# Changes
Ronayne steps down as Waterford football boss after one season in charge
The news comes as speculation mounts regarding a move to the helm of the Cork ladies footballers.
# Ins and outs
Liverpool, Celtic and Wexford Youths stars called into Ireland squad for Australia friendly
Leanne Kiernan, Izzy Atkinson and Aoibheann Clancy come in for Éabha O’Mahony, Megan Connolly and Roma McLaughlin.
# Changes
Gay and bisexual men can donate blood sooner under new rules in the North
The Republic still has strict rules in place.
# Changes
Big blows for Springboks as De Klerk and Du Toit ruled out of Lions decider
Cobus Reinach and Lood de Jager have been called into the starting XV.
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Potential opportunity for Irish international as Begovic leaves Bournemouth
Mark Travers could be set for a run in the first team following the Bosnia international’s departure.
# Changes
Murray the biggest winner from a tumultuous day for Gatland's Lions
Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric were ruled out of the tour.
# Change Of Plan
Copa America moved to Brazil after co-hosts Argentina and Colombia stripped of tournament
The news has been announced less than two weeks out from the event’s scheduled start on 13 June.
# Changes
Ex-Fulham boss takes charge at relegated Sheffield United
Slavisa Jokanovic succeeds Chris Wilder, who left the club in March.
# Switches
Rugby's European finals moved from Marseille once again
The Covid-19 pandemic has again forced the changes.
# Team news
Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland
Cian Healy, Rob Herring, and Keith Earls have returned to the starting XV, with Conor Murray on the bench.
# Changes
World Rugby allow larger squads and more rest at 2023 World Cup
Teams have been guaranteed at least a five-day break between pool matches, which means that tournament will run one week longer than in Japan.
# Changes
Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol
Andy Friend’s men hope to deliver more of the good stuff from Paris last weekend.
# Changes
Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries
Exeter boss Rob Baxter said it was ‘disingenuous’ for people not to recognise the steps rugby had taken to make the sport safer, meanwhile.
# Changes
Out-half Van der Walt set for Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday
Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his team for the visit to Dublin.
# Changes
Women's Rugby World Cup to be expanded to 16 teams
The change will take place from 2025.
# Depth
'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland
The head coach is excited about the nine changes he has made for Georgia.
# Changes
All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side
If the All Blacks fail to win on Saturday against the Pumas, they will become the first New Zealand team to lose three in a row since 1998.
# Blow
Henderson and Stockdale ruled out as Ireland make late changes
Andrew Conway and Quinn Roux come into the starting XV against Wales.
# Changes
'We're not promising anything' - Ireland's seven changes give XV a different look
Andy Farrell has handed out seven new caps so far in his tenure, with two more to come on Friday.
# Moving On
Hunt for new football boss begins as Louth GAA 'will not be offering' Kierans a third year
The Wee county has released a statement, while Kierans says his involvement was ‘a real privilege’.
Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season
It’s part of the car industry’s move away from internal combustion engines.
# Changes
Postponed clashes re-fixed and others up in the air as Covid-19 continues to impact club GAA schedule
Cork and Galway have recently seen matches postponed due to positive cases, with Donegal also affected.
# Changes
Sport pilot events in England limited to 1,000 people with return of fans under review
Plans for horse racing, football, basketball, and speedway events have changed after a rise in Covid-19 cases.
# Possible XV
Ross Byrne set for starting chance with Ryan in line for Leinster return
The reigning champions could make a few changes for the Pro14 final against Ulster.
# Changes
Fifa relaxes rules on release of players for internationals
Clubs are usually obliged to release players to national teams during those parts of the calendar.
# Changes
Northern Ireland U21 international set to switch allegiance to the Republic
23-year-old midfielder Mark Sykes plays for Oxford in League One.
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F1 scrap United States, Mexico, Brazil and Canada races
Organisers have instead added three races in Europe.
# Changes
Explainer: What's in the FF-FG-Green programme for government?
The details of the programme for government negotiated by the three parties.
# Changes
No MNF and fake crowd noise - How Sky are broadcasting Premier League football in the Covid-19 era
Here’s how the Sky broadcast of the restarted Premier League will look from tomorrow, along with an explanation of how the piped-in crowd noise works.
# Calendar
SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered
South Africa hope to have their professional teams back in action by August.
# Changes
Rugby could work as a summer sport, according to RFU chief
Sweeney did not rule out next year’s Lions tour of South Africa being rescheduled.
# Changes
Overhaul of Direct Provision system recommended by expert group tasked with improving residents' welfare
Direct Provision was set up as a temporary measure in 1999.
# Changes
Groups of up to six people allowed to meet indoors or outdoors from Monday
Up to 15 people can also meet for outdoor sporting activities, including summer camps for children.
# Changes
Phase One: Here's what's allowed from today as Covid-19 restrictions eased
Hardware stores, garden centres and golf are all a possibility now.
# Changes
Football's lawmakers approve use of five substitutions per match
The International Football Association Board have also given the green light to any competition that wishes to scrap VAR.
# Changes
Covid-19: Here's what restrictions will be in place from today
On Friday, the government announced changes to the coronavirus guidance for cocooners.
# Changes
Some nations inch toward reopening as virus deaths rise
The number of deaths officially attributed to coronavirus has topped 200,000 globally.
# Changes
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont vows to 'make the sport more accessible' if re-elected
The ex-England captain faces a challenge from Agustin Pichot.
# road to england
Women's Euro 2021 officially rescheduled for July 2022
Ireland are on track to qualify for the tournament in England.
# New Era
‘There’ll be very little change’ – The man entrusted to succeed Stephen Kenny
Jim Crawford on his recent appointment as Ireland U21 boss.