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We'll Leave it There So: Tributes paid to Graham Taylor, McIlroy's birdie blitz and all today's sport
Plus, Jonathan Sexton and Jamie Heaslip have been included for Leinster’s Champions Cup clash with Montpellier.

CUS celebrate after the game 12/1//2017 Tommy Dickson / INPHO CUS celebrate after the Vinnie Murray Cup Round 1 game against St Conleth's. Tommy Dickson / INPHO / INPHO



Graham Taylor Obituary PA Watford Football Club Chairman Elton John wearing the club scarf with team manager Graham Taylor on a balcony overlooking a crowd of well wishers back in 1984. PA

The Best Thing We Shared

Paul McGrath was among the many people paying tribute to the late Graham Taylor.

On The Record

I have no individual targets because that I did already, after three months in England. After I conquered England — it took three months.”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was in typically cocky form when asked about his Man United career.

Where we were today


Sinead Farrell Snapchatted her tour of the Croke Park skyline, while Sean Farrell was at the Leinster press conference earlier.

The Fixture List

  • There is one game in the Championship, with Leeds taking on Derby County.
  • Leinster host Montpellier in the Champions Cup.
  • The South African Open continues tomorrow.

Showbiz, Baby!

Chelsea have been given the green light for a €570 million Stamford Bridge redevelopment. Below is an artist’s impression on how it will look



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