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We'll Leave It There So: POC stays, Grealish undecided, Rocket's socks and all today's sport

So long, Tuesday!

Ruby Murray with Donncha O'Callaghan, Conor Murray, Peter O'Mahony and Ian Keatley Safe hands: 5-week-old Ruby Murray is joined by a happy Munster camp in Cork University Hospital Children's Department. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO







The Best thing We Shared

Ronnie O’Sullivan is not your typical snooker player, so when The Rocket found his size eights a bit uncomfortable in today’s World Championship first round, he took unusual (yet very sensible) action.

Snooker - Betfred World Championship - Day Four - Crucible Theatre Source: Martin Rickett

On The Record

No one can ever brainwash me to make me believe that Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali was better than me.”

-Floyd Mayweather Jnr is in a confident state of mind before taking on Manny Pacquiao in 11 days.

Where We Were Today

Fresh from a weekend in Marseille, Murray Kinsella went round to see how Leinster were feeling after missing out on the Champions Cup final.

Ian Madigan Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The Fixture List

The weather’s been great, so if you’re into Munster minor football, there’s a Championship playoff between Limerick and Waterford to be watched in Newcastlewest at 7pm.

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France Soccer Champions League Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon coach Massimiliano Allegri make sure they're singing from the same hymn sheet. Source: AP/Press Association Images

Staying in? There are two more Champions League quarter-finals to look forward to. Juventus make a short trip to Monaco with a one-goal lead to protect while Atletico Madrid make the even shorter trip to face Real Madrid with the tie still awaiting a goal.

Showbiz, Baby!

Legendary tennis star Billie Jean King will be immortalised on the silver screen when ‘Battle of the Sexes’ hits screens next year. King will be played by Emma Stone, while her trash-talking nemesis Bobby Riggs will take the form of Steve Carell.

71st Venice Film Festival - Opening Ceremony Source: Domenico Stinellis

‘The main thing is to care. Care very hard, even if it is only a game you are playing.’


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