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Roy Keane spoke about Ireland’s upcoming clash in Georgia and Harry Redknapp said some English players ‘don’t give a toss’.

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

Spectators look on during the Gilna's Cottage Inn Maiden Spectators look on during the Gilna's Cottage Inn Maiden at the Laytown Races. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


Cian Hanley reacts Cian Hanley is Australia-bound after agreeing to Brisbane Lions in the AFL. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Raiders Packers Football Julius Peppers (left) will be in action for the Green Bay Packers. Source: Matt Ludtke

The best thing we shared

There is no stopping James Keyes, a freestyle hurler from Laois.

Source: Paddy Keyes/YouTube

On the record

Because I’m not ready [to play] for a wee while, I’m just going around and talking to a lot of guys, telling them what they can do to be a bit better in terms of their running lines, in terms of how they can position themselves.
You talk about giving feedback to players, but it’s also giving feedback to coaches. I think Pat’s really good about that, he’s really open to stuff you talk to him about.”

Connacht’s new star signing Mils Muliaina explains to TheScore.ie exactly what his ‘mentoring’ role will involve.

Where we were today

Our man Ben Blake jostled with his fellow journalists in Malahide to ask Roy Keane for his thoughts on Ireland’s upcoming clash with Georgia.

Roy Keane Source: James Crombie/INPHO

The fixture list

  • The Pro12 is back as Anthony Foley’s Munster take on Edinburgh at 7.35pm in Thomond Park. The Ospreys host Treviso at the same time in Wales.
  • There’s a busy line-up of Airtricity League Premier Division action, with St. Pat’s v Dundalk (7.05pm on RTE Two) the stand-out fixture. Five other fixtures games start at 7.45pm.
  • NFL action returns in the early hours of the morning as the Packers clash with the Seahawks (1.30am).

Showbiz, baby!

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Showbiz certainly isn’t the term you’d use to describe any of Cian Lynch’s journey. The captain of the Limerick minor hurling team may have missed out on debs celebrations to get where he is, but it’s all worth it.

Source: Electric Ireland/YouTube

“Ah jaysus, you won’t get much of a wagon for five grand!”


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