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Here’s what Thursday had for us, sports fans.

Brian O'Driscoll address the crowd Brian O'Driscoll will be assisting with Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


Mideast Emirates Under 17 WCup Brazil Russia Nineteen-year-old Brazilian prospect Nathan is heading to Stamford Bridge. Source: AP/Press Association Images


The best thing we shared

How well do you remember that time Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy almost started a civil war? Find out by taking our Saipan quiz.

Roy Keane throws a bottle of water away "How can we compete at a World Cup when our bottled water is warmer than room temperature, ya langer?" Source: INPHO

 On the record

“A few small results got away from us at the end of games, but we’re learning all the time. This is the first time in a while that we’ve had something to play for in the last game of the season, so it’s massive for Connacht.”

Ireland and Connacht centre Robbie Henshaw looks ahead to a very important weekend in the Guinness Pro12.

Where we were today

Ben Blake was at the Davenport Hotel in Dublin to speak to Dundalk midfielder Richie Towell, who was picking up his SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month award for April.

SSE Airtricity SWAI Player of the Month Award for April 2015 Source: Ray McManus/SPORTSFILE

The fixture list

  • There are three games tomorrow in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division — including champions Dundalk versus Derry City at Oriel Park — plus three more in the First Division.
  • Two Leinster MFC quarter-finals are down for decision: Laois versus Kildare and Longford versus Carlow.

Showbiz, baby!

Who’s getting your vote for the goal-of-the-month award? Some absolute crackers from the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division in April.

Source: RTÉ Sport/YouTube

“Who’s Dana Carvey?”


We’re struggling to pick a winner for the SSE Airtricity League’s goal of the month award

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Paul Dollery

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