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We’ll Leave It There So: Arsenal hammered, McIlroy's dodgy sandwich and today's sport

We’ve also got 36-foot Sepp Blatter set to go up in flames and the Irish Sports Book of the Year nominations.

2015/2016 EPCR European Rugby Champions Cup & European Rugby Challenge Cup Launch The club captains at today's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup launch in London. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO



Soccer - UEFA Champions League - Group F - Bayern Munich v Arsenal - Allianz Arena The Bayern Munich players celebrate one of five goals they put past Arsenal tonight. Source: Nick Potts

The best thing we shared today

Airport staff in Auckland welcome the World Cup winning New Zealand team home with the haka on the runway.

Source: FastNews/YouTube

On the record

It’s all well and good competing against Scotland, Italy and France (who are far from their best at the moment). But when you come up against more physical teams than you, who understand your game and have big-ball carriers waiting for kicks to the backfield, they’ll get a gainline when they run it back and, all of a sudden, that gameplan isn’t working.
In his latest column for The42, Peter Stringer talks about Ireland’s need for a plan B.

Where we were today

The42 editor Adrian Russell spoke on a panel alongside Rob Hennelly, Mark Rodden and Marie Crowe at the Web Summit this afternoon.

Rusty Web Summit Source: Twitter/GPA

The fixture list

There’s Europa League football tomorrow night, with Liverpool, Tottenham and Celtic all involved. Here’s a full list of the fixtures.

Showbiz, baby!

The town of Edenbridge in Kent has built a 36-foot effigy of suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter for Guy Fawkes night. As you do.

Blatter burn Source: PA Wire/PA Images


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