We’ll Leave It There So: Van Gaal’s sermon, Leinster ready for Bath and all today’s sport

HomeTipperary are set to launch another appeal of the red card brandished to Seamus Callanan.Leinster have named their starting XV to face Bath for what promises to be a doozy tomorrow.

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Donegal star Paul Durcan is on the verge of a move to one of Dublin‘s biggest clubs.Ireland’s Alan Judge earned himself some lofty praise after a superb goal today.AwayScotland have been dealt what appears to be a good hand for their Euro 2016 away fixture against Georgia. That means bad news for Ireland.Louis Van Gaal can’t bring himself to drop Marouane Fellaini.

Wigan Warriors’ Dom Manfredi scores his side’s first try in the 12 – 4 win over St Helen’s. Source: Clint Hughes

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The Hurricanes blew their South African opposition away in Wellington this morning.

On The Record

Louis Van Gaal press conferences are getting more preachy by the day.

The Fixture List

Leinster kick off the Champions Cup quarter-finals at 3.15 against Bath tomorrow.

There’ll be seven Premier League fixtures on cross-channel, including Arsenal v Liverpool and Manchester United v Aston Villa. 

Back on these shores, Galway take on Roscommon in the Connacht under 21 football final in Tuam at 6pm. Thurles will host the Croke Cup schools hurling finals from 3.15pm and there are hurling league finals in division 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B.

Showbiz, Baby!

It’s the first time in 17 years that Munster are not competing on European quarter-finals weekend, but Paul O’Connell wasn’t moping. He was out doing his bit for Limerick today.

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‘Less social media, more sandwiches.’

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