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Dublin: 3°C Monday 1 March 2021

The Morning Score: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – unless you’re George Papandreou.

Anthony Stokes celebrates notching his second last night.
Anthony Stokes celebrates notching his second last night.
Image: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

1. #UEFA Shamrock Rovers are still without a point in the Europa League group stages.

The Hoops lost 3-1 to PAOK Salonika last night in Tallaght, Billy Dennehy clipping in a consolation goal from a free-kick.

Spurs were beaten by Rubin Kazan, elsewhere in the group, by a goal to nil.

Damien Duff scored for Fulham as they beat Wisla Krakow 4-1 while Anthony Stokes bagged a brace for Celtic as they came from a goal down to beat Rennes 3-1 in Glasgow.

2. #MLS Robbie Keane featured as he and the LA Galaxy ended the season of Thierry Henry’s New York in the MLS playoffs last night.

David Beckham set up one goal and won the penalty that provided the other as Galaxy reached the Western Conference final, 3-1 on aggregate.

Keane’s inclusion is good news for Giovanni Trapattoni, of course, a day after Leon Best was added to the squad for the Euro 2012 showdown with Estonia next week.

3. #SHANGHAI Sweden’s Fredrik Jacobson took over at the top with a second-round 66 at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai today. The action is about to conclude, so we’ll have a full round-up of the developments then.

4. #AIRTRICITY Monaghan United travel to Terryland Park tonight with a two-goal lead in their promotion-relegation clash with Galway United.

Roddy Collins will expect to be back in the big time by this time tomorrow.

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5. #RABODIRECTPRO2012 There’s only one show in town tonight as Munster travel to a packed Aviva Stadium to take on arch-rivals Leinster in the ideal palate cleanser after the World Cup.

Eighteen of Ireland’s 30-man tournament squad will start but there’s no spot for recovering skipper Brian O’Driscoll. We’ll liveblog the action throughout.

6. #INTERNATIONAL RULES Anthony Tohill’s tourists take on Australia in Brisbane within the hour.

Ireland hold a commanding 44-point lead from the first Test in Melbourne. Again, we’ll go mark-by-mark from 9.30.

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