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We'll Leave It There So: Ireland's clean bill of health, Skrtel's ban and all today's sport

Here’s what the world of sport had for us on Monday.
Mar 23rd 2015, 8:17 PM 12,987 2

Roy Keane Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane at today's training session in Malahide. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO


Ireland Women's Rugby Media Event Tom Tierney and members of the Irish women's team with the Six Nations trophy today. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO


The best thing we shared today

The UFC are filming their ‘Embedded’ series throughout Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo’s media tour for UFC 189. The first episode has left us counting down the days to 11 July in Las Vegas.

Source: UFC - Ultimate Fighting Championship/YouTube

Where we were today

Sean Farrell was checking out the Irish women’s team’s silverware in Sandymount, Fintan O’Toole was in Ballsbridge for the EirGrid GAA U21 Football provincial finals media day, and Niall Kelly was in Malahide as the Republic of Ireland squad began their preparations for Sunday’s qualifier against Poland.

Martin O'Neill Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

On The Record

“We’ve a week to prepare now for it and I need to show what I can do during that week and catch the eye.”

The English Championship’s top goalscorer Daryl Murphy is keen to play a part against the Poles in Dublin this weekend.

The Fixture list

Tomorrow sees a full programme of games in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division. The meeting of joint-leaders Bohemians and Dundalk at Dalymount Park is the pick of the bunch.

Showbiz, baby!

We ranked the top 10 tries from this year’s Six Nations. This one featured… obviously.

Source: RBS 6 Nations/YouTube

McGregor and Aldo probably went for a coffee together afterwards.


The42′s big 6 Nations awards extravaganza

Red cards and protests – 6 talking points from the SSE Airtricity League weekend

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