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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 22 October, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: Giles frustrated by McCarthy, GAA stars head for Aussie Rules and all today's sport

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Wednesday.

1052883_720 Wexford captain Eoin Conroy and manager JJ Doyle with Limerick manager John Kiely and captain Diarmuid Byrnes ahead of Saturday’s Bord Gáis Energy All-Ireland U21 hurling final. Source: Sportsfile



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The Best Thing We Shared

What’s it like to support the best team in the SSE Airtricity League? This video sums it up nicely…

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On The Record

“I think they’re a good bit more defensively conscious. They’re protecting their own goals a lot better, protecting their own half of the pitch a bit better.”

Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice discusses Dublin’s defensive improvements ahead of their meeting with Jim Gavin’s side in the All-Ireland football final on 20 September.

Where We Were Today

Fintan O’Toole was at Dublin’s pre-All-Ireland football final press day at Parnell Park, while Paul Dollery attended a preview screening of the first episode of season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter in Dublin.

UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Duffy Photocall UFC fighter Aisling Daly at today's preview screening of The Ultimate Fighter. Source: Piaras Ó Mídheac/SPORTSFILE

Showbiz, baby!

These South African pundits are big fans of the “very young man” who’ll be wearing the number 10 shirt for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup.

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“Butterbean versus Viktor Krum would be a decent fight actually.”


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