- FAI chief executive John Delaney secured extra Euro 2016 tickets for Ireland fans after a disappointing initial allocation.
- GAA Director General Paraic Duffy slammed the ‘code of silence’ after Dublin and Armagh’s challenge match brawl.
- He also said that criticism of the GAA following Diarmuid Connolly’s controversial appeal was ‘lazy headline-seeking commentary’.
- Aidan O’Shea is heading to the US to take up American football… but only for one week.
- Ireland captain David Harte was named World Hockey Goalkeeper of the Year.
- Super Bowl 50 is shaping up to be the most expensive ticket in NFL history with prices averaging $5,335.
- Premier League outcast Emmanuel Adebayor has finally found himself a new club in Crystal Palace.
- Tottenham’s unlikely title bid has been dealt a big blow with Jan Vertonghen‘s injury blow.
- Umpires and line judges were in more danger than Roger Federer or Serena Williams at the Australian Open quarter-final stage.
- Fabricio Werdum has pulled out of UFC 196 meaning a completely different main event.
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On The Record
It would be brilliant to get to the Euros and any player would feel the same. The only way I have a chance of getting there is by doing a job here and making sure I’m scoring goals.”
– Adam Rooney, who struck his 16th league goal of the season for Aberdeen last Friday, admitted he still hopes to break into Martin O’Neill’s squad.
Where we were today
Steve O’Rourke was with Aidan O’Shea as he announced his intention to play American football as part of ‘The Toughest Trade’ documentary series while Ryan Bailey was covering Leinster schools rugby.
Elsewhere, Sean Farrell was with the Ireland camp at Carton House and he’ll have an interview with Tommy O’Donnell tomorrow.
Manchester City (1) v Everton (2), City of Manchester Stadium, 7.45pm.GAA
St Pat’s Drumcondra v GMIT, St Pat’s GAA Pitch, 2pm
Cork IT v Garda College, Cork IT Pitch, 5pm
Every body loves Johnny Walters and this flag will be making its way to Euro 2016 alongside the Irish striker:
“Is it dinner or tea?”