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# State of Play

All time
History beckons - what do Ireland need to do to reach the World Cup quarter-finals?
What Liverpool need and all the other CL permuations ahead of this week's crunch ties
Explainer: What is happening with the US mid-term elections?
State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?
This is the Ireland squad we would pick if the World Cup was starting next week
Munster best fixed of Irish provinces going into Heineken Cup
O'Byrne Cup: Offaly and Kildare lead the way
Up and down: what each county needs from the final round of the National Football League
How it stands: here’s what each county needs from the final round of National Hurling League games