Liverpool progressed to the fourth round of the League Cup after the beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in an epic penalty shoot-out at Anfield on Wednesday night.
A stunning strike from Nathaniel Clyne and a penalty from Dusan Tadic helped Southampton make it five wins in a row as they came from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates.
Rotherham United midfielder Paul Green is the only new face in the provisional 37-man squad for Ireland's upcoming games against Gibraltar and Germany.
Munster Rugby have confirmed that lock Donnacha Ryan will now require surgery on his injured toe.
Ryan McHugh thinks Donegal will recover from their All-Ireland final defeat and come back stronger next year.
Ravel Morrison is set to move on loan from West Ham United to Cardiff City in the next few days.
Rory McIlroy believes his fellow Northern Irishman Darren Clarke should skipper Europe in the next Ryder Cup in the United States.
Former England defender Rio Ferdinand is a shock candidate to replace Jim Boyce as Britain’s Fifa vice-president.
Connacht’s Tiernan O’Halloran will undergo surgery on Wednesday on the knee injury that has kept him out of action so far this season.
Ireland full-back Rob Kearney expects South Africa to provide the toughest test of the three November internationals.