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We'll Leave It There So: Mourinho sacked, Healy banned and all of today's sport

It was a busy day of sports news.

815801930 Jamie Heaslip stretches during Leinster's training session at the Aviva Stadium. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Jose Mourinho Leaves Cobham Training Ground Is this Jose? Nobody knows and, quite frankly, who cares? Source: Steve Parsons


The Best Thing We Shared

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With the new Star Wars movie hitting cinemas, we came up with eight of our favourite Star Wars sports people.

On The Record

“I suppose there’s an element of guilt there in that I was made captain. I was put in a leadership position, and especially because it was Leo’s first year as a head coach and he’s a good friend of mine, I wanted to do everything I could to support him.”

Kevin McLaughlin on life after rugby and the guilt he felt from walking away from Leinster.

Where We Were Today

Ryan Bailey was on campus as Leo Cullen held his pre-game press conference in UCD.

Leo Cullen and Isa Nacewa Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The Fixture List

  • In the SkyBet Championship, Birmingham face Cardiff City at St Andrews (7.45pm). 
  • The Champions Cup continues with Northampton’s clash with Racing Metro kicking off the weekend.
  • There are two Challenge Cup fixtures as Edinburgh host London Irish and Grenoble entertain Agen.

Showbiz, Baby!

Two backheels and bang! Reading‘s goal from last night’s defeat to Hull is well worth watching.

“I write better with my shoes off.”

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