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Larmour In Ireland's Rugby Squad & Cian O’Neill Says Kildare Need Consistency

: 01/17/2018 - 17:21

Jordan Larmour has been included in Ireland's squad for the Six Nations.

The 20-year old Leinster back is the only uncapped players among the 36-man panel announced by Joe Schmidt this evening.

Connacht second row Quinn Roux is included and there's a recall for Leinster hooker, Sean Cronin.

As expected, there's no place for the Racing bound Simon Zebo, nor Scalets and future Munster lock Tadhg Beirne.

Ireland begin their Six Nations campaign away to France on February 3rd.

The French will be without Mathieu Basteraud for that game in Paris.

The Toulon centre has been banned for three weeks for using a homophobic slur against Benetton flanker Sebastian Negri in last week's Champions Cup meeting.

England flanker James Haskell has been banned for four weeks for a dangerous tackle on Wasps' Jamie Roberts during Harlequins Champions Cup win.

Haskell will miss England's opening two Six Nations games.

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John Delaney says Martin O'Neill will sign his new FAI contract before next week's Nations League draw.

O'Neill turned down to opportunity to return to the Premier League as the Stoke City boss last week.

Delaney said he was kept fully abreast of the situation.

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Theo Walcott has joined Everton.

The 28 year old passed a medical and agreed personal terms in a 20 million pound move from Arsenal.
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Chelsea host Norwich in an FA Cup third round replay at Stamford Bridge tonight.

The Premier League Champions have yet win a match in 2018,

Swansea play Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Liberty Stadium. Bournemouth are away to Wigan Athletic.

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The Allianz Leagues were formally launched in Dublin yesterday.  Among the managers in attendance was Cian O’Neill.

He will announce his League panel at a media event on Saturday at 4.30 in Hawkfield.

Kildare’s opening game is against Dublin in Croke Park on Saturday January 27th.

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Rafael Nadal has moved a step closer to a 17th Grand Slam title.

The World Number One has secured his place in the last 32 of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Argentina's Leonardo Mayer.

Caroline Wozniacki came from a set down, 5-1 down in the deciding set, and 15/40 down at that stage, to save two match points and win 6 games in a row to beat Jana (YANA) Fett of Croatia.

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Shaun Murphy is through to the quarter finals at The Masters.

The 2015 champion beat Ali Carter by 6-frames to 4, and will face Judd Trump in the last-8.

John Higgins meets fellow Scot Anthony McGill this evening.

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Today's racing at Fairyhouse was cancelled due to overnight snow.

 

 

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