We'll Leave it There So: Frampton's title showdown, Irish sides name Pro12 line-ups and all of today’s sport

Also, Rory McIlroy continues his recent good form and All-Ireland final fever intensifies.

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Kiko Martinez and Carl Frampton 4/9/2014 Matt Mackey / Press Eye Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Press Eye


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(Rory McIlroy tees off on the eighth hole during the BMW Championship)


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(Football pundit Paul Scholes has garnered a reputation for making controversial statements of late)

The best thing we shared

This photo, all the way from Mount Kilimanjaro, shows how dedicated some fans are when it comes to supporting Tipp.


On the record

“I think all the pressure is on me — but I always seem to perform best under pressure when it has been on in the past.

“I’ve sort of pulled it out of the bag and put in good performances so I’m expecting the same this time.”

Carl Frampton is feeling confident ahead of this weekend’s fight with Kiko Martinez.

Where we were today

Our reporter Murray Kinsella was and still is at Thomond Park to cover this evening’s clash between Munster and Edinburgh.

The fixture list

  • New Zealand take on Argentina and Australia face South Africa in the Rugby Championship.
  • There’s more PRO12 action, including Leinster’s visit to Glasgow and Ulster’s clash against Scarlets.
  • Arthur Lanigan-O’Keefe is set to become the first Irish male to compete in a modern pentathlon world final tomorrow morning.
  • Carl Frampton has an IBF World Super Bantamweight fight with Kiko Martinez  in Belfast tomorrow night.
  • There’s ladies football action tomorrow afternoon, including the All-Ireland ladies senior football championship semi-final between Armagh and Cork.

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