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Superman's Paulie PJs and Keano's Diadoras: It’s the week in comments

Don’t worry Georgia Salpa fans, she’s in there for a second week running!

Your Paul O'Connell tributes were mostly excellent.
Your Paul O'Connell tributes were mostly excellent.
Image: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

IT’S BEEN ANOTHER rip-roaring week in the world of sport.

Roy Maurice Keane gave his first press conference as Ireland’s assistant coach, Paul o’Connell stepped back in as Ireland rugby captain and a chap called Patrick O’Shaughnessy got sent off for the U21 footballers of Finland.

So, before we get caught up in another week of top, top top sporting action it’s well worth reflecting on the week that was.

‘Loremolis’ was first in with a rugby/football joke after Joe Schmidt recorded his first win as Ireland boss

It’s like Trapattoni was never here.

Fionn Bohane was in fresh form with this zing about the injured Lionel Messi

Sure he’s not that good anyway; they should sign Stephen Ireland or someone similar to replace him.

Ashley Rowland was amused on the testosterone-fuelled Messi v Ronaldo debate

I have to laugh… men fighting over Messi or Ronaldo… It’s like arguing who is the better ride… Megan Fox or Georgia Salpa… If you’ve got either of them it’s safe to say your on a winner…!

imageWe could not arrange a Georgia Salpa and Megan Fox photoshoot so you’ll just have to settle for this picture of Georgia and sara Kavanagh. INPHO/James Crombie

Roy Keane laid out the bibs before Ireland’s first training session in Malahide but Robbie Matthews wanted more

All I want to know is…. Where’s Keane’s DIADORAS????

Stephen Ward was back in the Ireland squad but Peter Sullivan was not impressed

He was a striker who couldn’t score. A left wing who couldn’t cross and is now a left back who can’t defend… Seriously like.

Tom Court is off to the Premiership and ‘Fecky Din’ has not forgotten the prop’s right-place-right-time Lions call-up

Did he happen to be in London with a spare pair of boots?

James O’Malley had a great response to a commenter’s claims of anti-Munster bias in the Ireland team

Nail on the head there philbo. Its what all Leinster fans have wanted for years, more Leinster starters in the Ireland team. Youve rumbled us though you wise aul’ divil.  Caught rotten so we are.

PS: Just because your paranoid doesn’t mean we’re not out to get you.

Peter Kavanagh was not impressed with our very own Paul Fennessey’s Football Manager abilities

You had no available strikers and you didn’t go with a False 9? Your status as football hipster is now revoked. Please hand back your copy of ‘Inverting the Pyramid’.

Roddy Collins’ managerial trials piqued the interest of Fran Heavey

No manager is bigger than the club…………… eh, unless its Athlone. He’s probably bigger than Athlone.

Paul O’Connell’s modesty about playing against Australia on with a double arm fracture sparked a stream of Paulie/Chuck Norris comments. Padraic Stapleton’s was the pick of the bunch

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