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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 15 September, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: IRFU talk to Joe, U17s book Championship place and all today's sport

Here’s all the sport you almost missed today.

Phelps Returns Swimming Michael Phelps was back in competition for the first time since his 6 month DUI suspension. Source: AP/Press Association Images



The Best Thing We Shared

This (apparently) is a 1800 degree backside quadruple cork. And it had never been done until Billy Morgan managed it.

Where We Were Today

Before they all head to Marseille for a sunny weekend away, Murray Kinsella went to Leinster’s press conference in Clonskeagh,

Jamie Heaslip Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Meanwhile, Fintan O’Toole was hearing from the great and good of Dublin football at the club championship launch in Parnell Park.

Diarmuid Connolly Diarmuid Connolly of St. Vincent’s GAA blasts one past the photographer. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

On The Record

My first game for Shannon was against Young Munsters in Thomond Park in ’92, — The one place I didn’t want to be was off my feet at a ruck. At the moment, you’re actually looked after off your feet in the game.”

–Munster coach Anthony Foley wants old fashioned rucking brought back into the game.

The Fixture List

There’s a full programme of Airtricity League games on the go from 19.45 tomorrow night. There’s also a Challenge Cup semi-final to kick off your European rugby weekend when Edinburgh host the Dragons in Murrayfield.

Showbiz, Baby!

This tweet is going to make the Wasps dressing room an interesting place over the next few days.


‘I get paid in GAA team news’


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