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Dublin: 10°C Tuesday 13 April 2021

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Plus, Ireland loves Japan and a Dublin GAA star’s car is stolen.

Cian Healy Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

(Ireland’s Cian Healy during today’s gym session)



Where we were today

Murray Kinsella is across the water covering the Rugby World Cup and recently had a chance to check out the £105m English FA headquarters where Ireland have set up camp.

The best thing we shared

Source: Ross Galvin/YouTube

These images of Ireland fans watching Japan’s historic victory over South Africa will bring a smile to your face.

On the record

“It was shocking… It was probably one of the worst goals I’ve conceded for Ireland, very disappointing.”

Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne gave a brutally honest post-match assessment of her performance against Finland yesterday.

The fixture list

  • There are several League Cup fixtures taking place, including Spurs v Arsenal and Man United against Ipswich.
  • Three Rugby World Cup matches take place, including what should be a fascinating encounter between Scotland and Japan.

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