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We’ll Leave It There So: Injury woes for Ireland, McIlroy’s TRX workout and today’s sport

The All Blacks have a new captain, a Kerry legend has passed away, while we know the finalists for the Sigerson Cup.


Meath Uniflu Model Emma McCormack with Meath hurlers David Donoghue and James Toher pictured at Croke Park. Source: Matt Browne/SPORTSFILE


Britain Rugby WCup New Zealand South Africa New All Blacks captain Kieran Read. Source: Christophe Ena

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Rory McIlroy kills time with a serious TRX workout in between rounds at the Northern Trust Open in California.

On the record

You hear that Schmidt is very controlling and players have often mentioned the stress of Ireland’s video analysis sessions. The perception may be that Schmidt’s style of coaching and his demands are actually removing players’ ability to make decisions for themselves. But I don’t believe that Schmidt is trying to have complete, 100% control of everything because he doesn’t believe the players can do it themselves. Joe is a former teacher and I believe he’s trying to actively teach the players how to manage the game better and make decisions for themselves.” – Read Lynne Cantwell’s latest Six Nations column.

Fixture list

  • Glasgow and Munster meet at Rugby Park in the Pro12 tonight (7.35pm), while and Ospreys play Edinburgh (7.05pm)and Treviso defeated Dragons 19-17 earlier.
  • Tomorrow, Leinster are away to Cardiff Blues (3pm) and Connacht visit Zebre (4.30pm).
  • There are four matches in the FA Cup fifth round tomorrow. See a full fixture list here.
  • Our Lady’s Templemour face Ardscoil Rís in the Dr Harty Cup tomorrow (2pm) and DCU meet UCD in the Sigerson Cup dinal (2.30pm).

Showbiz, baby!

Former cricket star Shane Warne is bitten in the head by an anaconda during Australia’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

What did he think was going to happen?

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