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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 19 September, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland on the rise, internationals return and all of today's sport

Here’s what Thursday had to offer, sports fans.

Paul O'Connell Paul O'Connell was awarded his Honorary Doctorate from University Limerick this afternoon. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO



The best thing we shared

Dimitri Payet has taken the Premier League by storm and he’s now even showing his team-mates up in training.

On the record

“Big revenge, I want to kill him!”

Claudio Ranieri was in fine form today at his pre-match press conference.

Where we were today

Ryan Bailey was at the RDS where he spoke to Rio Ferdinand at the Web Summit.

Roundtable interview with Rio Ferdinand for Setanta Sports at WebSummit 2015 Source: David Maher/SPORTSFILE

The fixture list

  • The second-leg of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division promotion/relegation between Finn Harps and Limerick takes place on Friday. 
  • The Guinness Pro12 continues with Leinster and Connacht in action on Friday evening.

Showbiz, baby!

Andy Murray was in fine form this morning, breezing past David Goffin at the Paris Masters but he wasn’t impressed when a tennis ball came out of nowhere to strike him in a rather sensitive part of his body.


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