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Mayo fans in the Amazon, goodbye to Robbie and all of your Comments of the Week

Plus, how Dundalk are going to spend all that newly-earned European money.

IT’S BEEN ANOTHER hectic week of sport. Here’s a taster of how you reacted.

There will be plenty of them in Croke Park next month for the All-Ireland football final, but a Mayo fan was spotted in the crowd at WWE SummerSlam on Sunday, not that it surprised Dan Smith:

You could be in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest or stranded in the middle of the Sahara but you’d still find some fecker in a Mayo jersey.

MAYO

Dundalk hit the jackpot thanks to their Champions League exploits over the last couple of weeks, but they’ve been handed a tough draw in the Europa League, which includes trips to Israel and Russia.

Hard yaka suggested that they may not get to spend the money the way they imagined:

There goes all the money made on travelling costs!

Dundalk players thank fans after the game Source: FotoOlimpik/Tomasz Jastrzebowski/INPHO

As Thierry Henry was named as one of Roberto Martinez’s assistant mangers with Belgium, Tommy K thinks he knows how the former French striker will be deployed:

Henry brought in as goalkeeping coach.

France Brazil Soccer Source: Francois Mori

After boxer Valdimir Nikitin was rewarded with a BMW by the Russian government for his controversial victory over Michael Conlan, smithers has some ideas as to what he did with the prize:

He then gave the BMW to the judges for having the balls to give him the win.

Michael Conlan looses to Vladimir Nikitin

Olympic hero Paul O’Donovan is into the final of the world rowing championships in Rotterdam, following a couple more impressive displays on the water, not unlike a certain religious leader. Phil O’Meara, however, is already at the altar of the Skibbereen man:

PO’D Almighty!

Paul O'Donovan with his silver medal Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Another exhilarating night in the octagon on Saturday saw Conor McGregor avenge March’s defeat to Nate Diaz, but Ballybunion paid tribute to the American’s never-say-die attitude:

Nate Diaz is like one of those dogs in your neighbourhood who has been run over three times but still keeps chasing cars.

UFC 202 Mixed Martial Arts Source: Isaac Brekken

Finally, after Robbie Keane announced during the week that he would be wearing the green jersey for the last time in the friendly against Oman on Wednesday, Ted Logan reflected on a wonderful 18-year international career.

That boy fulfilled so many dreams both his and ours!

Rep of Ireland v Germany Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

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