Tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong and centre Darren Cave look to be the surprise inclusions.
Dublin chairman Sean Shanley said they will in all likelihood contest Diarmuid Connolly’s red card in an attempt to make him available for Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final.
Chelsea are bidding to solve their defensive troubles with Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji as a switch from Nantes nears completion.
Joe Schmidt’s hopes of a grand unveiling of his World Cup squad today were scuppered after his 31-man panel apparently leaked across the media last night.
So, the king’s tenure is dead — though long live JBM. Above all, long lives the kingmaker.
Survival of the fittest is not a new concept and it’s certainly true when it comes to business — especially the golf business.
Willie Mullins hailed Hurricane Fly a “legend of a horse” after announcing the retirement of one of the greatest hurdlers of all time.
Billy Walsh “has not tendered his resignation”, according to a statement issued by the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) last night.