We'll Leave It There So: MMA fighter in a serious condition, Fergie's Masters bet and today's sport

Elsewhere, there was an Irish Olympic qualification and Danny Willett moved into the top 10 in world golf.



Action from today's Regeneron School Blitz Action from today's Regeneron School Blitz at Thomand Park. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Masters Golf Final Round Jordan Spieth and Danny Willett. Source: Chris Carlson

The Best Thing We Shared

This video of a snowboarder being chased down the slopes by a bear in Japan has gone viral today.

Kelly Murphy uploaded the clip to YouTube, claiming she didn’t notice the animal until she watched it back. However, some people have questioned the authenticity of the footage, claiming it’s a fake.

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On The Record

What he’s doing is extraordinary. Last year, they (Leicester) avoided relegation by the skin of their teeth, and Ranieri has come in and given some organisational backbone to the squad.” – Legendary Italian manager Marcelo Lippi on his countryman’s success with the Foxes.

Where We Were Today

Fintan O’Toole was chatting to Waterford’s Stephen O’Keeffe at the KN Group All-Ireland GAA Golf Challenge Launch.

KN Group All-Ireland GAA Golf Challenge Launch Source: David Maher/SPORTSFILE

The Fixture List

  • There’s one game in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tonight as Finn Harps host St Patrick’s Athletic (8pm). 
  • Tomorrow, there are two Champions League quarter-final second legs as Manchester City host Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid entertain Wolfsburg.
  • Ireland’s women are in action against Spain in a crucial Euro 2017 qualifier tomorrow afternoon (5pm Irish time).

Showbiz, Baby!

A merry former Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson tells new Masters champion Danny Willett that he had £8,000 on runner-up Jordan Spieth.



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