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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 20 October, 2019

We'll leave it there so: Klopp's coming in, Blatter going out and the rest of Thursday's sport

Plus the latest news ahead of a bumper weekend at the Rugby World Cup.

Darragh, Rian and Finn Wickham Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Dave Kearney and Rob Kearney Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO


The best thing we shared today

Source: The42 Video/YouTube

Dublin All-Ireland winner Dean Rock gave Clondalkin secondary school more than they bargained for when bringing Sam on a visit.

Where we were today

With Ireland on a day off, Murray Kinsella and Rory Keane were keeping tabs on the French preparations in Wales ahead of Sunday’s Pool D encounter at the World Cup.

Neil Treacy was in Ranelagh, to speak to Irish rugby stars Fergus McFadden and Sophie Spence as they teamed up with Bord Bia for World Egg Day.

Sophie Spence and Fergus McFadden Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

Ryan Bailey was chatting to SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the month Richie Towell in Merrion Square.

On the record

“I gave everything to get into the World Cup squad, and the best 31 players are there and I’ve no regrets about that. It didn’t happen for me.”

Gordon D’Arcy spoke to The42 about retirement, the World Cup and THAT Sam Burgess column.

The Fixtures list

Five Games are down for decision in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division; Bohemians face St Pats, Derry host Bray, Drogheda are home to Cork, Galway take on Limerick (all 7.45), while Dundalk could wrap up the title away to Shamrock Rovers at 8pm.

In the Rugby World Cup, New Zealand will wrap up Pool C with a win against Tonga at St James’ Park at 8pm.

Showbiz, Baby!

Source: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

UFC sensation Ronday Rousey says that she took her time in defeating her last opponent, with the fight lasting just 34 seconds.


‘Haka’ fans, there’s a special treat in store for you tomorrow

Stuart Lancaster has to prioritise doing the right things over simply doing things right

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