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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bordeaux

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AS IT HAPPENED
Bordeaux v Liverpool, Europa League
Bordeaux took on Liverpool as the Europa League group stages got underway.
# Horror
Bodies of five babies found at house in France
Four of the bodies were in the freezer.
# zizou
'I'm going nowhere' says Zidane in response to Real exit rumours
The French icon has been linked with the Bordeaux manager’s job.
# smashed
VIDEO: Mathieu Bastareaud levels Talebula after hospital pass
Fresh from giving Leinster a battering in the Heineken Cup, the France centre smashed the Bordeaux wing.
# Inch Perfect
Video: Jonny Wilkinson sets up try with excellent cross-field kick
The Toulon out-half showed that he still has some of the best kicking skills around.
# Runaway teen
British teacher found guilty of abduction after eloping with pupil, 15
Jeremy Forrest and the schoolgirl moved to France and dyed their hair – with the schoolgirl saying she encouraged the relationship.
# wide boy
Europa League preview: Bale set to give Inter headaches
Bale carved Inter to pieces – and then right-back Maicon – with a breathtaking hat-trick when the sides last met in European competition in 2010-11.
# Bargains
Rear window: The best January signings in the Premier League
From Vidic to Suarez, we take a look at the best value to come out of the January sales.
# Preview
Europa League preview: Liverpool and Spurs fight for survival
Five spots in the knock out stages remain up from grabs in the final round of Europa League group games.
# megan stammers
Runaway British teen heads home, teacher in French prison
Megan Stammers and her 30-year-old maths teacher Jeremy Forrest were found in France yesterday.
# Last Four
Clermont v Leinster: 3 key battles to decide European Cup clash
We look at the main areas that Joe Schmidt’s men will graft for an advantage to make the final in Twickenham.
# starting XV
Who the Boss? Isaac gets the nod at scrum-half for Clermont clash
Leinster name their starting line-up for their Heineken Cup semi-final and there is no place for Eoin Reddan.
# Semi-final Countdown
Heineken Cup: Sexton preparing for 'toughest test'
The Leinster and Ireland number 10 says his side can leave no stone unturned before facing Clermont, the ‘best team’ in the competition.
# Blue Magic
Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!
The Blues are looking for a young fan to run out with the team in Bordeaux before their knock-out clash.
# Who Wants It?
Get in there: Programme seller job may be just the ticket for Leinster semi-final
Publishing company looks for eager beavers to sell official match magazines at the Heineken Cup knock-out in Bordeaux.
# nothing for granted
Nothing shocking about Ulster's win in Thomond Park - Jennings
The flanker says he is ‘itching to play’ in the coming fortnight as the province face two potential Heineken Cup finalists.
# No Fare
Number crunch: Leinster fans face flight fares of €550 for semi-final clash
While the four remaining clubs in the Heineken Cup will reap cash bonuses, fans may have to break some piggy-banks.
# Brock n' Roll
Brock James on Leinster: "We're keen to get stuck into them"
The Australian out-half is eager to erase memories of a poor performance against the Irish side two years ago