CUS celebrate after the Vinnie Murray Cup Round 1 game against St Conleth’s. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO
Home Shelbourne Ladies duo Noelle Murray and Leanne Kiernan have been named the WNL Senior and Young Player of the Year respectively.Irish U21 defender Eoghan O’Connell has joined Walsall on loan from Celtic.Ireland remain unchanged in the first Fifa rankings of 2017.Rory McIlroy is going well in the early stages of the South African Open.2013 Munster final man-of-the-match James Ryan is back for another year with Limerick.Jonathan Sexton and Jamie Heaslip have been included for Leinster’s Champions Cup clash with Montpellier.Irish defender Jake Carroll has switched one League Two club for another.Away
Watford Football Club Chairman Elton John wearing the club scarf with team manager Graham Taylor on a balcony overlooking a crowd of well wishers back in 1984. Source: PA
Former England and Aston Villa boss Graham Taylor has passed away at the age of 72.Brian Fletcher — who guided Red Rum to two Aintree Grand Nationals — has died aged 69.Morgan Schneiderlin has completed a €23million move to Everton from Man United, while Marouane Fellaini has signed a new contract with the Red Devils.Ex-Bolton and West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan has been appointed manager of League Two side Notts County.There was good news for Arsenal earlier, as Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin agreed contract extensions.Dimitri Payet is refusing to play for West Ham as he pushes for move awayThe Best Thing We Shared
Paul McGrath was among the many people paying tribute to the late Graham Taylor.