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We'll Leave It There So: Cunningham criticised, McGregor's Vegas mansion and today's sport

There’s also news from the provinces ahead of a huge European weekend and the latest from the Champions League.


A view of training Leinster training in Donnybrook this afternoon. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO


Germany Soccer Champions League Neymar and Messi training in Leverkusen this evening. Source: AP/Press Association Images

 The Best Thing We Shared

David O’Caoimh decided to go wakeboarding in Cork after the flood caused by Storm Desmond.

Source: Droid Eternity/YouTube

Where We Were Today

Murray Kinsella was at the Castletroy Park Hotel for Munster’s press conference ahead of this weekend’s Champions Cup game.

CJ Stander Munster's CJ Stander. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

On The Record

In terms of the game of rugby union, it was a hard transition and at times there were thoughts about whether I’d be suited to go back to league. But I think I’m really enjoying rugby union and I probably want to stick around.” - Leinster’s Ben Te’o dicussing his future.

The Fixture List

  • There are eight fixtures in the Champions League group stages, with Arsenal and Chelsea both in action. Full fixture list here.

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Showbiz, Baby!

Conor McGregor has touched down in Sin City with Saturday’s UFC 194 featherweight title match-up against Jose Aldo just around the corner — and he has clearly upgraded his Las Vegas pad.


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