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# Say Cheese
9 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport
All the action from a different angle.
# Humour
Video: Messi 'watching' the trailer for Ronaldo's movie is brilliant
Take two minutes out of your day to give this a watch.
# Predictions
5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
Everton to clinch the derby, Kane to keep hitting the net, and other tips to think about for this weekend’s fixtures.
Tipp out to bounce back, Cats' new era: Allianz Hurling Leagues talking points
Tipp out to bounce back, Cats' new era: Allianz Hurling Leagues talking points
As the Allianz Hurling Leagues get underway this weekend, we look at five of the main talking points.
Leo Cullen makes two changes to Leinster side that beat Cardiff
The starting XV has been named for the clash with the Dragons tomorrow at the RDS.
# Decision time
Poll: Who do you think will be the 2015 Young Hurler of the Year?
Two Tribesmen and one from the Déise are nominated.
# For Your Convenience
Here are this weekend's key GAA club fixtures from around the country
There is plenty of football and hurling club championship action this week
# Charity
Fergie and Beckham to be reunited at Old Trafford once more
For one night only.
# Decision time
Poll: Who do you think will be the 2015 Hurler of the Year?
It’ll be a Black Cat or a Tipp man.
# The Greatest v Smokin Joe
The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had one of the greatest fights in history.
# Ouch
Watch: Football referee takes one in the crown jewels
Men of Ireland – look away now.
# Missing quality
Scholes thinks only 1 Premier League player is good enough to get in the Barca or Real team*
*He presumably forgot about David de Gea.
# fast and furious
It's thumbs up from the Irish rugby squad during a day off today
The players were enjoying themselves at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey.
# Pints and Craic
10 of the best pubs to watch a match in Ireland
Ahead of a busy weekend of sport, we tell you where to go to take in the action.
# Rivalry
7 times Manchester United v Arsenal lived up to the hype
The two meet this Sunday at 4pm at the Emirates Stadium.
# It's Coming Home
'Frankly, he is English' - Hodgson says Grealish made the 'bolder' decision
The 20-year-old midfielder made his long-awaited choice last week.
# memory lane
Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed
This is the 25th meeting between the sides – and there have been a few classics.
# where in the world
Republic of Ireland fall 3 places in latest FIFA world rankings
Martin O’Neill’s side are now 54th in the world, even after wins over Georgia and Gibraltar.
# No Holding Back
Roy Keane accuses Arsenal of being 'mentally weak'
The former Manchester United skipper was speaking after the Gunners’ Champions League defeat this week.
# Legends
8 Italian sporting icons who will go down in history
Let’s get into the Italian spirit ahead of Ireland’s huge Rugby World Cup clash this weekend.
# revealed
Here are the best Premier League players of the season so far -- according to the stats
Three Gunners players are apparently the best in their positions.
# Punishment
Celtic's Leigh Griffiths fined over 'refugee' song about Rudi Skacel
The Scottish striker has been fined and given a suspended two-game ban.
# Bones
Former UFC champion Jon Jones has avoided jail time by pleading guilty
The fighter was arrested in April on hit-and-run charges.
# Show Me The Money
This is a novel way to raise money for your GAA club
The Cuala Senior hurlers are based in Dalkey, County Dublin.
# anticipation
Leinster have already sold a huge amount of tickets for their December clash with Toulon
The Champions Cup game is already set to be a sell-out.
# Fair play
A brilliant piece of sportsmanship from racing at Roscommon yesterday
Sportsmanship at its finest.
# The lads are lifting
That's just showing off! Cian Healy deadlifted 220kg+ for the cameras in training today
The Irish squad were at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford today.
# What a Shout
Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night
This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.
# through a lens
12 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport
All the action from a different angle.
# Notorious
Dana White discusses McGregor's next move if he beats Aldo
Frankie Edgar looks to be a likely opponent, but a Urijah Faber fight is unlikely.
# Sign Here Please
James Wilson has signed a new contract at Manchester United
The young striker is in Louis Van Gaal’s future plans.
# Staking a Claim
Chris Henry: 'You have to prepare for getting smashed and do some damage yourself'
Ulster star will line out at openside flanker for Ireland against Romania on Sunday.
# Predictions
5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend
United to hit the net early and other tips to consider for this weekend’s fixtures.
# Electro Flare
Wayne Rooney has new boots and they are fairly awful
Rooney will wear them for the first time against Sunderland at Old Trafford this weekend.
# ROG on POC
'He's very intelligent, he's driven, he's a leader'
Ronan O’Gara was full of praise for fellow Munster man Paul O’Connell on the telly tonight.
# Sheasy
Opinion: John O'Shea is the man to save Sunderland
The Black Cats lie firmly rooted to the foot of the Premier League table.
'Driving Muhammad Ali around Croker in a golf buggy is a stand-out memory'
Croke Park Commercial and Stadium Director Peter McKenna has been overseeing events on Jones’ Road for nearly 15 years.
# sure it'll be grand
Is it possible to run your first marathon with a month's preparation? I'm going to find out
The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon takes place on 26 October – time to start training.
# Crowd Trouble
Police launch investigation after some Arsenal fans cause trouble at White Hart Lane
The Gunners beat Spurs 2-1 in the Capital One Cup third round game.
# bright future
'The Galway Sportsground is a place teams don't like coming to'
Connacht scrum-half Kieran Marmion was speaking at the launch of the province’s new European jersey.
# misogyny
Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go
Under Iranian law a man has the right to prevent his wife from leaving the country.