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New faces David McGoldrick and Cyrus Christie in training today. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
Ireland v ScotlandNew addition Cyrus Christie says he’s ready to play if Martin O’Neill thinks he’s worthy of a cap.‘Scotland wish they still had McCarthy and McGeady‘ says Shay Given.The You Boys In Green supporters group are not best pleased with John Delaney’s latest intervention in the Scotland ticket affair.Glenn Whelan might not be in the Ireland squad at the moment but he still turned up for training today in a bid to prove his fitness.Home
Georgia’s Davit Kubriashvili takes an unusual approach to training in Dublin today. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
Andrew Trimble and Niamh Briggs were today named as the Rugby Writers of Ireland Players of the Year for 2014.To nobody’s surprise, Rob Kearney is delighted with how easy his contract negotiations were.The Ulster duo of Chris Henry and Jared Payne remain fitness concerns ahead of the Georgia Test.Shamrock Rovers announced the signing of Keith Fahey from their Inchicore rivals St. Pat’s.Tyrone’s Cathal McCarron announced his return to training following some high-profile off-the-field problems.
Morocco fans won’t be at this year’s African Cup of Nations. Source: Peter Byrne//EMPICS Sport
The African Cup of Nations won’t be held in Morocco and the country was disqualified from the tournament.Vanessa-Mae was found to have pulled some strings to qualify for this year’s Winter Olympics.Dutch legend Johan Cruyff claimed Mario Balotelli’s attitude and poor form come from a lack of education.The secret to Tom Brady’s success at the New England Patriots came as a bit of a surprise.The best thing we shared today
We don’t really need an excuse to show this picture of Brian Cody and a sky-diving nun again but news of his new one-year deal with Kilkenny gave us one anyway.
Source: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO
On the record
– Marouane Fellaini says he was made to feel like a scapegoat for last season’s disappointing campaign under David Moyes.
Where we were today
Bearded gent Ben Blake braved the rain at Malahide and even made a guest appearance on Sky Sports News.
The fixture listIreland return to Malahide as preparations for Friday night’s crunch Euro 2016 qualifier step up a gear.With the oval shaped ball, Ireland and Georgia will both train ahead of Sunday’s second November International.Showbiz, Baby!
Ever wondered what a hurling training session was like but far too lazy to actually attend? Daniel Farrell‘s got the video for you:
Hail to the Chiefs for this Zone Read touchdown – Coaches Film‘I want to take over’: John Joe Nevin ready for home debut on Saturday
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