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# State of Play

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State of Play: How are the US Senate mid-terms looking?
Very good. If you’re a Republican.
This is the Ireland squad we would pick if the World Cup was starting next week
We are 18 months away from the showpiece tournament and nailing our flag to the mast way too soon.
Munster best fixed of Irish provinces going into Heineken Cup
Leinster face a stiff test away to Northampton next week and Connacht’s away day in France looks a hopeless task.
O'Byrne Cup: Offaly and Kildare lead the way
The Faithful and the Lilywhites are in strong positions in their respective groups after last night’s games.
Up and down: what each county needs from the final round of the National Football League
We do the sums so you don’t have to.
How it stands: here’s what each county needs from the final round of National Hurling League games
In case you missed it earlier in the week, we’ve done the maths for you.