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We'll Leave It There So: Ronaldo scores his 500th goal, Rio Ferdinand's Christmas gift and all today's sport

Plus, the details on Bellator 169/BAMMA 27 which takes tomorrow at the 3Arena.

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Pat Hickey Pat Hickey is on his way home to Ireland. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

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World Challenge Golf Tiger Woods in action at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament. Source: Lynne Sladky

The Best Thing We Shared

This montage of Diarmuid Connolly’s score-taking is well worth a look.

On The Record

Chris Fields Chris Fields of SBG Gym. Source: Gary Carr/INPHO

Chris Fields of Straight Blast Gym is predicting a victory tomorrow night in a light-heavyweight title bout at BAMMA 27 in the 3Arena.

I feel the pressure is off. I’m just enjoying training and improving my skills. I feel like my game has kicked on massively. These are all clichés but the people around me have been saying it to me. I think I’m just happy. And a happy fighter is a dangerous fighter. It’s going to be such a special night because I’m going to be Ireland’s first ever BAMMA champion. That’s huge.”

Where We Were Today

General view of the Aviva Stadium The Aviva Stadium. Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

Ben Blake attended the FAI Brand Review event at the Aviva Stadium.

The Fixture List

Elina Kallionidou and Sinead Kavanagh Source: Gary Carr/INPHO

Ireland will have some representatives fighting at Bellator 169/BAMMA 27 tomorrow night, including SBG’s Sinead Kavanagh, Dylan Tuke and Chris Fields. 

Showbiz, Baby!

Former Cork hurling boss Dónal O’Grady explores the origins of the red jersey in Cork GAA in this new TG4 documentary which will be aired on St Stephen’s day.

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