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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: Roy scorches the earth, Grealish pulls out of U21 squad and the rest of the day's sport

Also, the European Rugby Champions Cup finally has a sponsor and a trophy.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s sports news…

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Aston Villa v Newcastle United - Villa Park Source: David Davies



The Challenge Cup and the Champions Cup at the launch Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO


On The Record

“Edwin, why don’t you shut the fuck up? You’ve been at this club for two minutes and you’ve done more interviews than I’ve done in my 12 years. It was MUTV – I had to do it.”

This was Roy Keane’s reaction when the recently signed Edwin van der Sar raised the infamous MUTV interview with Keane.

Where we were today

Colm Cooper Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Our GAA editor Fintan O’Toole was speaking to Colm Cooper at Parnells GAA club for the launch of Lucozade’s Kit Out Project while Murray Kinsella was at the Convention Centre for the European Rugby Champions Cup media day.

The best thing we shared

Katie Taylor and Paul O’Connell are sports friends!

Source: Toyota Ireland/YouTube

The fixture list

  • The FAI Cup semi-final replay between Derry City and Shamrock Rovers takes place at the Brandywell.

Showbiz, baby

The GAA/GPA announced a partnership with Best Menswear today and Dublin’s Danny Suttcliffe was one of the lucky players who got kitted out in some nice gear.

inpho_00853683 Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO




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