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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 27 October, 2016

We’ll Leave It There So: Johnson faces up to 10 years in jail, Euro Super League and all today’s sport

Elsewhere, some good news for Joe Schmidt while Ulster’s Rory Scholes is on his way out of the province

Manchester United v Watford - Barclays Premier League - Old Trafford The statue of George Best, Denis Law and Bobby Charlton captured beautifully against the evening sky as Old Trafford prepared to host Manchester United v Watford. Source: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport


Rugby Union - RBS 6 Nations - Wales v Italy - Millennium Stadium Source: EMPICS Sport/EMPICS Sport


Britain Soccer Premier League Source: Scott Heppell

The Best Thing We Shared

Leinster have been putting together a number of interesting videos about some of the newer faces in their squad this season.

The latest episode features new Irish international Josh van der Flier who, thankfully, confirms how to pronounce his surname.

Source: Leinster Rugby TV/YouTube

On The Record

Honestly, and without fudging the lines or you thinking I am not telling you anything, I literally will do whatever Jim tells me what to do, and that’s as simple as being a Maor Uisce, sitting in at a training sessions or kicking balls back out to boys that are kicking.”Former world boxing champion Bernard Dunne is just thrilled to be a part of the Dublin football setup as a performance and lifestyle coach.  

Where We Were Today

Ryan Bailey was hanging out with former Tottenham and Arsenal midfielder David Bentley in Dublin, ahead of a bumper Saturday on the Setanta Sports pack that includes the North London derby and McGregor v Diaz at UFC 196.

David Bentley Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Showbiz, Baby!

We’re just days away from McGregor v Diaz and the build-up is tipping along nicely. It’s been helped by Countdown to UFC 196 which is essential viewing if you’d like to get in the mood ahead of Saturday.

Source: UFC - Ultimate Fighting Championship/YouTube


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