Keith Andrews has played nine games for Watford this season. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
HomeIreland midfielder Keith Andrews is set to leave Watford after falling out with manager Slavisa Jokanovic.Leinster announced five changes to their team to face Harlequins this weekend, Ulster will welcome Luke Marshall back for their clash with Scarlets, JJ Hanrahan starts for Munster against Clermont Auvergne while Connacht have made a full 15 changes to their side for the trip to Bayonne.Former Cork selector Peadar Healy has taken over as coach of Kerry club Dr Crokes.RTÉ will continue to show Champions League football for the next three years after they retained their Uefa rights.Former Ireland international scrum-half, Tom Tierney, will succeed Philip Doyle as the head coach of the national women’s team.
Delon Armitage is being investigated along with Martin Castrogiovanni. Source: AP/Press Association Images
AwayDelon Armitage and Martin Castrogiovanni of Toulon are set to face misconduct complaints at a hearing next Wednesday after claims they used “offensive language” against Leicester.2016 will see the introduction of Friday night Premier League games as it was revealed today that rights for them will soon go on sale.Quade Cooper has signed on with the Austrlian Rugby Union for another year.It looks like Ally McCoist’s time at Rangers is at an end after BBC Scotland today reported that he had tendered his resignation.
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Connacht’s Willie Faloon says he won’t be trying too hard to stick to a strict diet over the festive period.
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The fixture listThere are seven Premier League games tomorrow afternoon, six kicking off at 3pm and one at 5.30pm.There are also six Champions Cup games, including Leinster at home to Harlequins at 7.45pm.Showbiz, baby!
Celtic fans were getting in the Christmas spirit in Zagreb last night as they belted out a rendition of a classic Wham! Christmas hit.