With the Chinese Super League looking to attract some of the world's biggest stars, Premier League clubs can expect plenty of interest in their own talent.
Limerick 1-19 Cork 7-22: Limerick boss John Kiely was clearly unhappy after this drubbing at the hands of Cork in the Munster SHL yesterday in the Gaelic Grounds, describing the 21-point defeat as unacceptable and “a very low point”.
In a week in which Paul Pogba launched his own emoji it took only 27 minutes for internet wags to add a few tears to the icon — and although Zlatan Ibrahimovic has wiped some of them away this result didn’t really leave either side with a smiley face.
At last, a contest this round of Champions Cup rugby so badly needed. After the capitulations witnessed in some of the other Rd 5 games, it was so refreshing to see Glasgow and Munster give absolutely everything in an effort to secure a win and a coveted quarter final slot.
At the end of this week Donald Trump will officially become President of the United States.
Rory McIlroy could miss next week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship due to a back injury.
National Hunt racing is on a high in Ireland and recent evidence suggests the public cannot get enough of the game.
There was a brief lull in proceedings during Saturday’s action-packed card at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as Floyd Mayweather made his way out to ringside.