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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C
INPHO/Ryan Byrne Phil Taylor celebrates with the trophy at Citywest last night.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Monday
Get the week off on the right foot – here’s everything you need to know.

1. #EURO 2012 Giovanni Trapattoni will name his starting XI to face Armenia this afternoon.

The Boys in Green will prepare for their final qualifier with a training session at Malahide today as skipper Robbie Keane remains a serious doubt.

2. #AIRTRICITY LEAGUE Shamrock Rovers took a giant step towards another League of Ireland crown as a late Karl Sheppard goal sealed a dramatic win over Bray Wanderers yesterday.

The Hoops are now one point ahead of rivals Sligo Rovers.

3. #RWC2011 Ireland’s defeated rugby stars are on their home from New Zealand this morning.  Declan Kidney and his squad are expected into Dublin at around 3pm tomorrow.

England too are on their way home – with yet more bad news in the press. Manu Tuilagi has been formally warned by police and fined £3,000 by England rugby officials after jumping from a ferry in Auckland yesterday.

4. #RWC2011 Australia and New Zealand will face off for a place in the tournament decider after they both progressed yesterday morning.

Peter de Villiers called time on almost four years in charge of the Springboks minutes after his side were stripped of their World Cup crown in an 11-9 defeat against the Wallabies.

5. #DARTS Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor ended the dream for Brendan Dolan at Citywest last night. The world’s best player notched another grand prix win with a 6-3 win last night.

6. #F1 Jenson Button won the the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday but Sebastian Vettel is now the youngest ever double World Champion at the age of 24.

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