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# summer tour
McWilliams makes three changes for Ireland's second Test in Tokyo
The Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium hosts Saturday’s match.
# content
Eddie Jones relishes silencing critics
Maro Itoje will miss the decider in Sydney.
# all to play for
Scotland run in 4 tries to level series against Argentina
The climactic match will take place next Saturday.
# locks
Whitelock injury is a big blow for the All Blacks ahead of second Ireland clash
29-year-old Patrick Tuipulotu is now part of the New Zealand squad.
# Drama
Remarkable finish sees South Africa pip 13-man Wales
Damian Willemse kicked an added-time penalty goal.
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Connacht facing tough French exam against Stade in Paris today
Despite having already qualified for the knock-outs, Andy Friend’s side want to finish the group stages with a bang rather than a whimper.
All time
Surgeries and outpatient appointments deferred at five hospitals over Covid-related staff absences
The CMO has warned it is ‘simply not safe’ for people to meet in large numbers to celebrate the New Year.
# PCR booking
Covid-19 PCR booking glitch resolved as system returns to working order
The online PCR booking portal was affected by the incident.
# coronavirus newsletter
Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?
A debate is raging yet again on their usage.
# Test
All Blacks make seven changes from Ireland defeat as they bid to bounce back in Paris
Ian Foster: ‘We know we have to respond from the Irish performance.’
# Different Ball Game
Galthie's France 'can't copy Ireland' in All Blacks Test
‘They were able to play a fantastic match. There’s no superlative available to describe their performance,’ the coach added.
# 9
Conor Murray has an important role to play off the Lions bench - Gatland
Ali Price has been named to start at scrum-half against the Springboks.
# Test
Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class
Warren Gatland’s men were second best in an enthralling encounter in Cape Town.
# Test
Farrell's strong Ireland XV underlines threat posed by exciting Japan
Memories from the 2019 World Cup remain very fresh.
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# Off
Leinster's game against Toulon has been cancelled due to a positive Covid case
The Champions Cup round-of-16 clash was due to kick off at 5.30pm this evening.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you take a free, walk-in Covid-19 test for people without symptoms?
Five test centres opened this week across the country.
# test and trace
Close-contact positivity something 'we really need to watch' as schools return
The so-called UK variant now accounts for about 92% of cases in this country.
# Test
Jose Mourinho ready for 'biggest game' of Spurs reign
Tottenham are without a major trophy since winning the 2008 League Cup.
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# brave blossoms
Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour
The game is set to be played at Murrayfield in Edinburgh in June 2021.
# Setback
Kerry U20 footballers hit by Covid-19 case a day before All-Ireland semi-final
A number of the player’s team-mates are also now self-isolating, with tomorrow’s last-four tie against Galway set to go ahead.
# Test
Driving instructors are calling for access to RSA centres to use toilets and shelter from bad weather
“Driving instructors are making sure they don’t drink too much water during the day as we can’t access bathrooms,” one instructor said.
# Test
Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018-19 Premier League season?
Man City won their fourth Premier League title.
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2017-18 Premier League season?
Man City won the title, breaking several records along the way, while Arsene Wenger left Arsenal.
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016-17 Premier League season?
Chelsea were crowned champions in John Terry’s final season at the club.
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2015-16 Premier League season?
Looking back on the year when Leicester City stunned everyone.
# Concern
8-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt self-isolating after coronavirus test
The 34-year-old was tested on Saturday.
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2014-15 Premier League season?
Looking back on when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea claimed the title and Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool spell ended.
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Quiz: How well do you recall the 2013-14 Premier League season?
David Moyes’ ill-fated reign at Man United, Steven Gerrard’s slip and more memorable moments.
# Coronavirus
Barcelona reveal positive Covid-19 test for defender Todibo
The 20-year-old has not been in contact with senior squad, who are set to travel to Lisbon to compete in the Champions League quarter-final.
# Negative
First Waterford FC player returns negative result from Covid-19 test
The second player is awaiting the result of his test.
# Test
Quiz: How well do you remember the 2011-12 Premier League season?
Man City triumphed in dramatic circumstances.
# testing capacity
Covid-19 testing to date has cost the State €84 million
Despite Leo Varadkar saying each test costs €200 – the average cost per test is €98.