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# Leaders

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2022
# Leaders
'Sexton plays with his heart on his sleeve. He drives the team' - Kolisi
The Springboks skipper was full of praise for Ireland ahead of tomorrow’s big showdown.
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Bazunu can't stop rampant Man City as Haaland hits 20 for the season
The Irish international started on a difficult day for Southampton while Newcastle, Chelsea and Brentford also won.
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'We don’t want to see them too excited, we want them nice and calm'
The Emerging Ireland coaches are hoping for a decisive performance from their halfbacks.
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Shamrock Rovers go 10 points clear amid Dublin derby win
Andy Lyons’ sixth goal of the season and a piece of individual brilliance from Aaron Greene took the game away from St Patrick’s Athletic
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More misery for Damien Duff, as Derry City go the top of the table
Shelbourne suffered a narrow defeat this evening.
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Man City survive Everton scare to go six points clear
The Toffees were denied a late penalty as they failed to do neighbours Liverpool a big favour.
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Man City overcome Chelsea to go 13 points clear at top
Kevin De Bruyne scored the winning goal in the 70th minute.
All time
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Tavernier’s second-half penalty rescues Rangers in win over Dundee United
The Taysiders suffered from a Covid-19 outbreak in midweek and boss Tam Courts put out a much-changed and youthful team.
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RTÉ reveal nominees for 2021 Manager of the Year award
The winner will be announced on Saturday.
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Chelsea beat Watford to stay top after medical emergency delays game
Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech scored for the Blues.
# Day Jobs
Ireland challenge players to be 'leaders' for provinces ahead of Six Nations
The United Rugby Championship returns this weekend, with the Champions Cup on the horizon.
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James nets twice as Chelsea capitalise on Liverpool and City slip-ups, while Burnley earn first win
Elsewhere, Southampton picked up their first away three points of the season at Watford.
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Lewandowski scores to keep Bayern Munich top of Bundesliga, while Bellingham scores stunner
The Polish striker scored his 10th goal in nine games this season for Bayern.
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Serbia edge Luxembourg to go top of Ireland's group
Elsewhere, Sweden moved within a point of Group B leaders Spain thanks to a 3-0 win over Kosovo in Solna.
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Fast, relentless, adaptable - Connacht's 'gardener' targets URC quarter-final
Andy Friend is heading into his fourth season in charge of the province.
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St Pat's earn comfortable win to go top of the table
Stephen O’Donnell’s side beat Finn Harps convincingly.
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Stunning Chris Forrester goal the highlight as Pat's consolidate top spot
Stephen O’Donnell’s side proved too good for Longford.
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Man City bounce back from United setback as they earn emphatic win
Pep Guardiola’s side were too good for Southampton.
# Going Well
Alexis Sanchez stars for Serie A leaders
A brace from the former Man United star helped Inter go six points clear at the top.
# In form
Ireland U21 international scores 9th goal of the season for League One leaders
Anthony Scully has impressed for Lincoln City of late.
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Rangers go 16 points clear of Celtic after come-from-behind win
Callum Lang had given Motherwell an early lead.
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Chelsea overcome Leeds to go top of the Premier League
Kurt Zouma was among the scorers for the Blues.
# Frustration
Late drama sees Liverpool held by Brighton
A last-gasp penalty denied the Reds a victory.
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Sexton injury allows Ryan first captaincy chance with 'Pete backing him up'
Ireland will be hoping their 35-year-old out-half is fit for this weekend’s visit to Twickenham.
# The42 Rugby Weekly
Does Johnny Sexton need more support in his role as Ireland captain?
This week’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly asked whether the out-half requires more leadership around him.
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Juventus keep Lazio at arm's length as they stroll past Genoa
Three stunning individual goals from Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo and Douglas Costa were enough for the perennial champions.
# Let's Get Quizzical
Quiz: Which famous leader said this?
Can you put a face to a quote?
# AIL
'I learned in Munster and Toulon that it's all about attitude and culture'
Former professional prop Tim Ryan has overseen Highfield RFC’s rise in the AIL in recent years.
# Main men
Friends, ferocious competitors, captains, family men - Sexton and Farrell
The Ireland and England leaders are remarkably similar personalities and players.
# Mood Check
Furlong and Ringrose link up with Ireland's six-man leadership group
James Ryan, Iain Henderson, and Peter O’Mahony are also part of the group.
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Neymar, Mbappe fire PSG five points clear in Ligue 1
Marseille won 2-0 at Angers on Tuesday to briefly cut the gap at the top.
# Wrap
Leeds back on top of Championship as Alioski sinks West Brom
Marcelo Bielsa’s side replaced Albion in pole position.
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Leinster players vote for five-man leadership group in Sexton's absence
With Rhys Ruddock and Luke McGrath also away at the World Cup, Leo Cullen will want his senior players to step up.
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Sanchez debuts as Inter maintain 100% Serie A start
With Romelu Lukaku out of sorts and Alexis Sanchez making a late cameo, Stefano Sensi was the difference maker for Inter.
# fast start
'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win
The Kazakh outfit clinched the first stage, sprinting to victory in an opening team time trial.
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Witsel winner keeps Dortmund six points clear in Bundesliga
Second-placed Bayern, the defending champions, had trimmed their rivals’ lead to three points on Friday.
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Rangers bounce back from Europa League exit to go top of the Scottish Premiership
Steven Gerrard’s side beat Hamilton 1-0, after champions Celtic crashed to a surprise 2-0 defeat.
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Salah and Mane instrumental as Liverpool go top of the Premier League
The Egypt international continued his recent good form to help the Reds secure another victory.
# On the brink
Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend
Skerries RFC’s Hugo Lennox is set to win his first international sevens cap.
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Dundalk move three points clear of champions Cork City with 13th straight league win
Dundalk beat Sligo Rovers 2-0 at the Showgrounds with goals by Michael Duffy and Patrick Hoban.