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Thursday Morning: Norway's Haaland To Miss Tonight's Friendly Against The Republic Of Ireland

File image: @ErlingHaaland/Twitter

Eadestown’s Jimmy O'Brien tipped for inclusion when Ireland rugby head coach Andy Farrell names his starting 15 later for Saturday's test with Australia


Erling Haaland will miss tonight's international friendly between Norway and the Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium.

Ireland manager Stephen Kenny could hand a debut to teenager Evan Ferguson.

Alan Browne, Callum O'Dowda and Chiedoze Ogbene  are all pushing for starting berths.

Kick off is at 7.45.



Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry are both in the field for the season ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

The duo tee off their opening rounds after 8am, Irish time.

Swede Sebastian Soderberg and American Kurt Kitayama share top spot on 3 under par.

On the PGA Tour, Seamus Power is in the field for the RSM Classic in Georgia.

Cavan's Leona Maguire competes in the CME Group Tour Championship in Georgia.


Eadestown’s Jimmy O'Brien and Stuart McCloskey are being tipped for inclusion when Ireland rugby head coach Andy Farrell names his starting 15 later for Saturday's test with Australia.

Fit again Johnny Sexton will captain the side.


Donegal legend Michael Murphy has announced his retirement from inter county football.

He captained his county to All Ireland glory in 2012, won five Ulster titles and three All star awards.


Nico Hulkenberg will replace Mick Schumacher at team Haas for the 2023 season.


Mark Allen beat Kyren Wilson by 6 frames to 3 in the last 16 of the UK Championship in York.

Judd Trump and Shaun Murphy meet later.


Trainer Willie Mullins has a very strong hand in Sunday’s Grade 1 Unibet Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.

Among his big race entries are Cheltenham festival winners Sir Gerhard and State Man, he feels they could also both be Champion Hurdle prospect:


The Grade 2 Clonmel Oil Chase is the feature at the Tipperary track today.

The first race is off just after 12.40pm.



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