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We'll Leave It There So: Jordi's in the team, two cracking Fitzgibbon semis and all the day's sport

Also, Carl Frampton prepares for his world title fight in Belfast tomorrow.

Paul O'Connell and Jack McGrath lift Jordi Murphy Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO



Basketball - NBA Global Games - New York Knicks v Milwaukee Bucks - O2 Arena Source: Adam Davy

The best thing we shared

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On the record

wilk Source: Phil Mingo/Pinnacle/Guinness

Being the best isn’t just about doing great things, it is about making your team better every time you take the field. I’ve played against him and you can hear how vocal he is and he is talking to his team throughout. Even if he isn’t right and is only at 7/10, that is still better than most other out-halves.”

Jonny Wilkinson speaking about the talent of Johnny Sexton. 

Where we were today

Our GAA reporter Fintan O’Toole was down in Limerick for the Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals.

Davy Fitzgerald Source: James Crombie/INPHO

The fixture list

  • There is Six Nations rugby tomorrow, with Scotland hosting Italy and Wales travelling to France.
  • Also in the Pro12, Munster play Glasgow at Thomond Park.
  • There is Premier League action with six games including Man United v Sunderland.
  • The National Football League returns as Tyrone welcome Derry to Omagh.
  • Carl Frampton fights Chris Avalos for the IBF Super Bantamweight title in Belfast.

Showbiz, baby!

Carl Frampton is preparing for his big fight – the first title fight on terrestrial television in the UK since 2008.




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