Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary, owner of Don Cossack, pretends to throw water over spectators after winning the Punchestown Gold Cup. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

HomeIreland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin will be sidelined for 12 weeks after undergoing surgery on his shoulder.Rode by Paul Carberry, the Gordon Elliott-trained and Michael O’Leary-owned Don Cossack won the Punchestown Gold Cup on Day 2 of the festival.Cricket Ireland today announced that New Zealander John Bracewell will take over from Phil Simmons as Ireland head coach.Recently-retired Kilkenny hurler Henry Shefflin has revealed that he could be set for life in the media as a TV pundit.Cork City have been dealt a major blow as captain John Dunleavy is set to miss four months with a knee injury.Legendary GAA manager Mick O’Dwyer has taken up an advisory role with the Louth footballers.Away

One of MMA’s biggest stars has been suspended by the UFC. Source: AP/Press Association Images

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been stripped of his title and suspended by the organisation after his arrest on hit-and-run charges. Ex-Premier League footballer Delroy Facey will be jailed for two-and-a-half years for match-fixing.Tyson Furey claims he will be the man to end the reign of world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko.The FA Cup could soon be renamed as a £30m sponsorship deal with Emirates is reportedly close.

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Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez scored this humdinger against Almeria tonight.

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Murray Kinsella chatted with Paul O’Connell about possible future plans while Steve O’Rourke went one better and took part in a spot of voga with the Ireland captain.

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The fixture listChelsea are in action against Leicester City in the Premier League tonight. Follow that game here. Showbiz, baby!

Liverpool have really struggled in the Premier League of late and this stat shows just how much they are missing the goals of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge.