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We'll Leave It There So: Madigan's future up in the air, defeat for Ireland and today's sport

Plus, another victory for John Joe Nevin and Jack Grealish is back in the bold corner at Aston Villa.

A dejected Denise OÕSullivan Spain celebrate as they score their second goal against Ireland. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO


Biz Dsk Onside Rugby WC Sponsorship winners-2 Pat Kiely, Group Commercial Director, TV3; Matt Cooper, journalist and Rugby World Cup television presenter and John Trainor, CEO of Onside at a a post Rugby World Cup briefing.


The Best Thing We Shared

Andre-Pierre Gignac was once linked with a big-money move to Arsenal but instead the French striker has found himself plying his trade in Mexico. It’s been something of a fall from grace for the big front-man but he’s still capable of producing moments of brilliance.

Where We Were Today

Ben Blake was in Tallaght for Ireland’s defeat to Spain while Ryan Bailey was at the RDS for Leo Cullen’s press conference ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Ulster.

Rob Kearney and Leo Cullen Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

On The Record

“We were nothing special at the time, we weren’t bad footballers or anything but we would have been about fifty or sixty-to-one to win the All-Ireland with the bookies at that stage.”

Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney on Kevin Heffernan and the impact he had on Gaelic games in the capital.

The Fixture List

  • The Guinness Pro12 returns on Friday night with three games down for decision. Ulster’s visit to the RDS to face Leinster (7.35pm) is the pick of the bunch. 
  • In the Championship, Hull City host Derby County and their contingent of Irish internationals.

Showbiz, Baby!

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Conor McGregor has paid a fitting tribute to his Straight Blast Gym team-mate Cathal Pendred after he announced his MMA retirement yesterday.

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