first_img Home St Fintan’s College centre Frankie O’Dea is gutted after his penalty falls short and his school are denied a famous win against Clongowes Wood College. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHOIreland out-half Jonathan Sexton and flanker Peter O’Mahony have been ruled out of this weekend’s Six Nations opener against Scotland through injury.Donegal duo Ryan McHugh and Paddy McBrearty contributed 1-8 between them as Ulster University survived a scare against Garda College in the Sigerson Cup.Ireland will be without captain Niamh Briggs for Friday’s Women’s Six Nations game against Scotland as the fullback continues her recovery from injury.Clongowes survived a huge scare from Leinster Senior Schools Cup new boys St Fintan’s today as they advanced to the second round on a 31-29 scoreline.UCC hammered DCU-St Pat’s by 23 points in the first round of the Sigerson Cup with Spillane brothers Adrian and Killian to the fore.Reigning champions UCD also advanced to the quarter-finals with ease, dispatching IT Sligo by 19 points at Belfield.An Ireland legends XV will face England in memory of Anthony Foley in the annual curtain-raiser to the Six Nations clash between the sides.Away IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, left, and former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko pose for photos during a boxing news conference at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Source: Richard DrewWatford striker Odion Ighalo has become the latest player to move to the Chinese Super League on what has so far been a quiet transfer deadline day in the English Premier League.New emails have emerged which suggest IAAF president Sebastian Coe was aware of the doping problems in Russia.UFC president Dana White has admitted he doesn’t believe Ronda Rousey will be returning to the octagon following her defeat to Amanda Nunes.French giants Toulon have signed troubled NRL star Ben Barba on a short-term deal while the player is sidelined from rugby league over a failed drugs test.Montpellier fly-half Frans Steyn has lodged an appeal against the four-week suspension he received for a high tackle on Johnny Sexton.Aurelien Rougerie is going to extend his Clermont Auvergne career into a 19th season after the 36-year-old signed a one-year contract extension.The Best Thing We SharedWhat a finish to today’s Leinster Schools Senior Cup game between Clongowes Wood College and St Fintan’s College as the Sutton school came agonisingly close to a famous win in Donnybrook.Where We Were TodayMurray Kinsella and Sean Farrell were at Carton House for the Ireland team’s press conference. By Alan Waldron Short URL http://the42.ie/3215486 I’m not going to let him disrespect my legacy like that. I’m not the one who threw somebody through a window. I never spit on a kid. I never had unpaid debt in Las Vegas. I never said, ‘I’m not a role model’.LeBron James hits back at Charles Barkley, and he sure didn’t hold back.The Fixture ListIt’s another big night in the Premier League tomorrow with three fixtures on the agenda — West Ham United v Manchester City (19.45, BT Sport 1), Manchester United v Hull City (20.00) and Stoke City v Everton (20.00).There are also three games down for decision in the English Championship — Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United, Burton Albion v Fulham and Newcastle United v Queens Park Rovers (Sky Sports 1), all of which kick off at 19.45.Celtic top the bill in the Scottish Premiership with a home tie against third-placed Aberdeen (19.45). Hearts v Rangers and Partick Thistle v St Johnstone also kick off at the same time.Three of the four quarter-finals in the Munster Schools Senior Cup are on tomorrow: Presentation Brothers College v Crescent College Comprehensive, Lansdowne, 14.00; Christian Brothers College v Ardscoil Rís, Irish Independent Park, 14.00; and Rockwell College v Glenstal Abbey, Clanwilliam FC, 14.30.The first round of the Leinster Schools Senior Cup continues in Donnybrook with St Mary’s College v Newbridge College (15.00)Showbiz, Baby!It looks like in-demand striker Moussa Dembele is staying at Parkhead for the time being, and he wanted to let Celtic’s fans know how much he loves the club, ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ style. What else ? 💚💚🍀🍀🍀🤐 pic.twitter.com/Zp4IQRmjPH— Moussa Dembélé (@MDembele_10) January 31, 2017 We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland injury issues, Premier League deadline day and today’s sport Meanwhile, Sigerson Cup gets under way, LeBron James loses his cool, and injury forces Connacht rugby player into early retirement. No Comments 11,288 Views The42 is on Instagram! Tap the button below on your phone to follow us!center_img Poll: Who do you think will win this year’s Division 3 football league title?A year on from his Ireland debut, CJ Stander thriving by playing on instinct Source: Moussa Dembélé/Twitter Jan 31st 2017, 8:08 PM Tuesday 31 Jan 2017, 8:08 PM Follow us: the42.ie Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Share Tweet Email1 Ireland tighthead Tadhg Furlong. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHOSinead Farrell was at Donnybrook for today’s Leinster Schools Senior Cup game between Clongowes and St Fintan’s.On The Recordlast_img read more