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We'll Leave It There So: Stevie G is back, Champions Cup XV's named and all today's sport

Plus, the weekend’s all-important fixture list.


Tommy O'Donnell Tommy O'Donnell returns for Munster. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


ryan manning Ryan Manning signs a new deal with QPR. Source: QPR Facebook

The Best Thing We Shared

The European Tour’s awkward reporter met some of the world’s best golfers. This will make your Friday.

Source: European Tour/YouTube

On The Record

The FA revealed details of a sideline incident between ex-Ireland international John Sheridan and referee Eddie Ilderton

You’re a f**king disgrace, you’re f**king useless, you’ve not f**king got anything right today, you should be f**king ashamed, you’re f**king shit, My kids aren’t going to get any f**king Christmas presents because of f**king you,” Sheridan told Ilderton.

Where We Were Today

A view of Stade Pierre Antoine 20/1//2017 Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

Murray Kinsella is in Castres for Leinster’s Champions Cup clash, while Paul Fennessy was at a judging event for the FAI awards.

The Fixture List

There’s plenty of rugby over the weekend, with both Ulster and Munster in Champions Cup action tomorrow, while Connacht are set to decide their European fate on Sunday.

  • Ulster v Bordeaux (Kingspan Stadium, Saturday 1pm)
  • Munster v Racing 92 (Thomand Park, Saturday 5.30pm)
  • Tolouse v Connacht (Stade Ernest Wallon, Sunday 5.15pm)

The Premier League is also offering some tasty affairs, including Liverpool and Swansea, Stoke and Manchester United, and Manchester City and Spurs all on Saturday, while Sunday sees Arsenal take on Burnley, and Chelsea face Hull, among others.

Meanwhile, Sunday also brings an interesting offering in Italy between Juventus and Lazio, and the NFL Conference Finals.

Showbiz, Baby!

Sevilla head coach Jorge Sampaoli had a nice bit of praise for Lionel Messi.

messi Source: 101 Great


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