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We'll Leave It There So: Ireland squad confirmed, transfer window shuts and all today's sport

Plus, Andy Lee’s title fight is now officially off.

John O'Shea John O'Shea leads Ireland training. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


Paul O'Connell Ireland continued to train in Carton House today. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO


The Best Thing We Shared

Before Tadhg Furlong was World Cup bound, he was dominating GAA pitches in Wexford.

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Where We Were Today

Ben Blake was out in Abbotstown as Ireland’s preparations for the forthcoming Euro 2016 Qualifiers while Murray Kinsella was in Carton House for Joe Schmidt’s press conference.

Martin O'Neill Source: James Crombie/INPHO

On The Record

“Following a review of the GAA’s ticket rules and from previous consultations with the organisation, DoneDeal has today decided to remove ads that are selling tickets for this year’s GAA All Ireland finals and semi-finals and where demand is likely to exceed supply.”

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The GAA have moved to clamp down on ticket touts ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay.

The Fixture List

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