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We'll Leave It There So: McShane and Seanie back in the picture and all today's sport

Here’s all the sports news you may have missed today.

Worlds Womens Alpine Combined Skiing Austria's Kathrin Zettel races down the course during the women’s alpine combined competition at the alpine skiing world championships in Colorado Source: Brennan Linsley


There was a touch of relief from Ireland’s medical team after Sean O’Brien’s MRI showed only a minor strain in his hamstring.

Paul McShane is the toast of Hull this week and Steve Bruce praised the Wicklow man for ‘taking his chance’ to impress against Man City.

Australian legend Brett Lee says he’s ready to ‘give back to the sport’ after taking up a coaching role with Ireland.


Soccer - Barclays Premier League - West Ham United v Manchester United - Upton Park Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

The best thing we shared

Anthony Nash’s Cork team-mates turned up the heat on his Twitter Q&A.

On the record

I would hope we wouldn’t miss something like that.

Irish Rugby team manager Mick Kearney reflects on the George North concussion debacle.

Where we were today

This The42 reporter was roving at Carton House to hear what Conor Murray made of Ireland’s win over Italy and the upcoming clash with France. Read more from him later this evening here.

Conor Murray Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

The Fixture List

There’s midweek Premier League football to look forward to. Tomorrow, Liverpool host Spurs in the pick of the four games (find the rest, here).

There’ll also be big Schools Rugby quarter-finals when Rockwell meet Munchin’s and Ardscoil Rís take on CBC, while St Andrew’s take on Newbridge in Leinster.

Showbiz, Baby!

At the Grammies you basically spend your evening going: pop star, rock star, movie star… yawn.

But, look there’s a man with 65 international goals. Proper celebrity.


“I never should have taken your prosthesis, but it did bring me back to the Lord.”


Analysis: Munster’s O’Donnell announces Ireland arrival with superb try

Fitness ‘won’t be an issue’ for Sexton after three-month absence — Murray

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