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We’ll Leave It There So: Croke Park Classic scrapped, McGrath's good deed and today's sport

It was a day of bad news on the injury front for Davy Condron, Evan Regan, Ciaran Clark and Marty Moore.

Iain Henderson Ulster's Iain Henderson with one of the 16 figure sculptures which were unveiled at Ravenhill today. Source: Presseye/Brian Little/INPHO



Adam Johnson sex allegations Adam Johnson leaving Durham police station today. Source: Owen Humphreys

The best thing we shared

Paul McGrath auctioned his Second Captains t-shirt for the ‘A Buddy for Nicole’ charity. Legend.

 On the record

He is a barking dog and you would say ‘oh that must be dangerous!’ but maybe he bites, maybe he does not. Still, he’s going into that fight as an underdog.” - UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem predicts a Conor McGregor win over Jose Aldo.

The fixture list

  • There are four games in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, including a meeting of the top two at Turner’s Cross, while there are four more in the First Division. Here is the full fixture list.
  • In the Pro12, Ulster host Leinster at Kingspan Stadium while Edinburgh are at home to Zebre.

Showbiz, baby!

YouTube turned 10 today, so we celebrated by picking out our favourite Irish sporting moments shared on the video platform. Tralee Parnells Under 6 goalkeeper Ronan Brick is in there.

Source: David Brick/YouTube


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