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We'll Leave it There So: Jimmy White's crack addiction, pay for play in GAA and all today’s sport

Also, Zach Tuohy to be flown home and Roddy Collins is unimpressed by the FAI Cup final.

Updated at 20.32

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Snooker - 12Bet.Com UK Championships - Day Two - Telford International Centre Source: Andrew Matthews

(Jimmy White has admitted to smoking crack at occasions during his career)



Ruan Pienaar 10/10/2014 Source: ©William Cherry/Presseye

(Ruan Pienaar is set to miss South Africa’s clash with Ireland)

The best thing we shared today

This clip of terminally ill Lauren Hill playing college basketball will give you all the feels.

Source: FOX Sports/YouTube

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On the record

“If you’re going to compare him to Jose Aldo, Aldo is technically better. (McGregor) is a tough fighter, he’s coming out strong, but you can’t say he beats Aldo. Aldo is too dominant” — former UFC champion Lyoto Machida believes Jose Aldo is a superior fighter to Conor McGregor.

Where we were today

Conor Murray and Michael Kearney Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Our reporter Sean Farrell was in attendance at the Ireland Rugby Press Conference at Carton House today.

The fixture list

  • The Champions League returns tomorrow, with big games including Real Madrid taking on Liverpool and Arsenal facing Anderlecht.
  • There’s plenty of sporting interest in tomorrow’s Web Summit in Dublin, with topics including Technology in Sport, Concussion and Sabermetrics v Soccernomics.

Showbiz, Baby!

Cristiano Ronaldo could break the Champions League goalscoring record tomorrow, and the video below, highlighting all 70 of his goals in the competition, is a reminder if any were needed of his immense quality.

Source: wang jinsong/YouTube

“Is it okay to like Razorlight?”


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