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We'll Leave It There So: Arsenal's European nightmare, Munster's boo boys & all today's sport

Elsewhere, more Premier League teams found out their Europa League fate and Conor McGregor earned a fortune at the weekend.

A dejected Robin Copeland A dejected Robin Copeland of Munster after their Champions Cup defeat to Leicester Tigers on Saturday. Source: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

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  • Conor McGregor looks set to make a pretty silly amount of money for his 13 seconds work against Jose Aldo on Saturday night.
  • One of Westmeath’s brightest football stars, Ray Connellan, could be heading to the AFL.
  • The GAA’s disciplinary system has come in for criticism from Tipperary county board secretary Tim Floyd, following Seamus Callanan’s red card at the weekend.

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  • The draw for the knockout stages of this year’s Uefa Champions League was made and it’s bad news for Arsenal
  • Meanwhile, in the Europa League, Manchester United have been drawn to face Danish opposition in the round of 32, Jurgen Klopp will be going back to Germany with Liverpool and Tottenham are off to Florence.  

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The Best Thing We Shared

You know that famous Barbarians try against the All Blacks in 1973? Well, Bandon Grammar basically conjured something similar in the Bowen Shield at the weekend.

On The Record

We’d be wise to learn from every game we play. I think the day we think we’re in the company of Tipperary and Kilkenny is the day we’ll perish.”

Waterford boss Derek McGrath was frank in his assessment of things, despite the Deise’s impressive 2015 performance.

The Fixture List

There are plenty of games in the Championship down for decision on Tuesday evening. Three of the top four are in action: Brighton are away to QPR, Derby host Bristol City while Middlesbrough welcome Burnley. All fixtures kick-off at 7.45.

Showbiz, Baby!

Liverpool’s clash with West Brom was a tetchy affair and Jurgen Klopp wasn’t his normal self during the game, clashing with Tony Pulis on the touchline and refusing to shake hands at full-time.

Afterwards, he tried really hard to be difficult. But couldn’t manage it.

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Conor McGregor set to make an eye-watering amount for his Aldo demolition

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