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Dublin: 17 °C Wednesday 18 September, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: Heaslip returns, O'Neill names squad and all today's sport

We’ll also have a wrap of everything that happened today at Prestbury Park.

Jamie Heaslip Jamie Heaslip checks out The42 app at the Ireland press conference today... maybe. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO



Sri Lanka WCup Asian Qualifying There's only one Tshering Dorji! Source: Eranga Jayawardena


The best thing we shared today

Stephanie Roche is back scoring spectacular goals.

Source: Vimeo/FAI

On the record

“Do you really believe what they say? I’m a bit tired of listening to sheep making up s**t.”

Barcelona’s Danny Alves has no time for the Spanish media.

Where we were today

Ben Blake was at the Ireland soccer squad announcement while Murray Kinsella was there when the Irish rugby team was named.  Sean Farrell was chatting to Dave Kearney ahead of the Ireland v Wales game on Saturday.

Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The fixture list

  • The second weekend of SSE Airtricity League action gets under way with five games.
  • England take on Scotland in the Women’s Six Nations while the Ireland U20s are in action against Wales with kick off at 7.45pm.
  • The last day of Cheltenham means Gold Cup day.

Showbiz, baby!

Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher had all the craic picking their All-Star charity XI.

Source: Liverpool FC/YouTube

“A single carriage-way… what like a horse and cart? “


‘I think Johnny Sexton is the in-form fly-half in the world’ – Madigan

‘Young players not ready to step up at this critical stage’ – O’Neill

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Steve O'Rourke

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