We’ll Leave It There So: Dundalk duo make the cut, Heaslip nominated and the rest of today’s sport

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  • Dundalk duo Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle make the final Ireland squad as Martin O’Neill cuts it down to 28
  • Jamie Heaslip is on a six-man shortlist to be named World Rugby Player of the Year
  • ACL damage has ruled Jordi Murphy out for up to 9 months as 6 players link up with the Ireland squad
  • Wexford Youths are seeking compensation from Galway United’s over their ‘unprofessional’ pursuit of Shane Keegan
  • Ger Cunningham is placing a heavy emphasis on youth by leaving out some big name Dublin players out of his hurling squad for 2017
    Cork kingpins Glen Rovers are through to a first AIB Munster senior club hurling final in 40 years
  • Tommy Conroy and St Vincent’sused the pain of their 2015 county final defeat to spur them on this year
  • Ireland are back in the top five of the world rugby ranking after their thrilling victory against the All Blacks in Chicago on Saturday
  • Geoffrey Claffey and Niall Carty, both former Roscommon captains, have retired from inter-county football
  • Johnny Sexton has been given the all-clear for Ireland while Ulster’s Paddy Jackson rejoins the squad after missing the trip to Chicago


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  • Robbie Keane vows to continue MLS career even if he has to leave Galaxy
  • Manny Pacquiao is eyeing a Floyd Mayweather rematch after dominant Vegas display
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The Best Thing We Shared

Martin O’Neill named squad 28-man squad for the Fifa World Cup Qualifier against Austria.

BREAKING: Martin O'Neill has named a squad of 28 for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Austria. #COYBIG pic.twitter.com/Avchaf5QNo

— FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) November 7, 2016

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On The Record

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Conor McGregor’s upcoming opponent Eddie Alvarez thinks he’s getting inside the Dubliner’s head.

This guy is so offensive-minded and never on the defensive that whenever you put him on the defence he gets so flustered and so upset. At a certain point in our conference call, he started to get desperate. He started talking about my wife and kids and things like that. For me, it’s a sign of desperation.You don’t talk about another man’s family unless you’re through the roof pissed off.”

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Two-time All-Star hurler Richie Power was thrilled after he helped his club secure a return to senior ranks in Kilkenny yesterday.

Better than any all Ireland #family #oneclub #friends #son #goingbackup pic.twitter.com/z6IARj8TAF

— Richie Power (@power_richie) November 6, 2016

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