We’ll Leave it There So: GAA gets tough on racism, Sexton set to face France and all today’s sport
December 31, 2022 | News | No Comments
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(St Michaels’ David Duggan celebrates scoring a late try)
HomeThere were wins for reigning champions UCC and NUI Galway on the opening day of Sigerson Cup action.
Favourites St Michael’s came very close to being knocked out of the Leinster Schools Cup today.One-time Ireland central-defensive stalwart Sean St Ledger is set for a trial with MLS side DC United.Niamh Briggs has been named as the new captain of the Irish Women’s Rugby team.It’s been confirmed that Belfast boxer Carl Frampton will defend his world title live on ITV.The GAA are hoping to adopt tougher sanctions against those guilty of racial or sectarian abuse of players.Ireland are optimistic that Jonathan Sexton will be fit in time for their Six Nations clash with France.
Wasps back row Ashley Johnson has been cited for his dangerous tackle on Leinster’s Dave Kearney last weekend.Sky Sports have decided to ban fans from their coverage of Transfer Deadline Day.England’s Owen Farrell is set to miss all of this year’s Six Nations owing to a knee injury.Robin van Persie has suggested his long-term future at Man United is uncertain.South African rugby has decided to experiment with new scrum laws.Mario Balotelli will assess his Liverpool future in the summer, according to his agent.The best thing we shared today
This Six Nations mockumentary will give you a laugh.
On the record
Bradford’s Irish midfielder Mark Yeates praised Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho for showing dignity in defeat at the weekend.
Where we were today
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Fintan O’Toole was at Croke Park for GAA Director General Paraic Duffy’s annual report.
Click Here: Juventus soccer tracksuitThe fixture listThe following First Round Sigerson Cup games are taking place: GMIT v Dublin IT, Tuam Stadium, 2pm, Trinity College v Athlone IT, Clanna Gael Fontenoy, Ringsend, 3.30pm, Queen’s University v IT Sligo, The Dub, Belfast, 7pm.Sheffield United take on Tottenham in the Capital One Cup semi-final second leg, with Spurs 1-0 ahead after last week’s encounter.Two African Nations Cup Group D matches take place from 6pm Irish time — Cameroon v Ivory Coast and Guinea v Mali.Showbiz, baby!
Check out this Spanish NBA star showing off his soccer skills.
Super Bowl XLIX: Where are the best places to watch the game in Ireland?>The Garth Brooks fiasco got a (final?) mention in the GAA’s annual report today>