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We'll leave it there so: Rory and G-Mac are fine, retro kits and all today's sport

Also, why you should never wear jeans during a Championship game and Rickie Fowler needs his hair examined.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s sports news…

James O’Donoghue and Abigail Bradshaw The Kerry team thought they had a tough game against Donegal. They were made sweat when faced with some table-top football at Crumlin Children's Hospital today. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


It was time for sober reflection after yesterday’s All-Ireland and Kerry boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice felt the Munster final win was a turning point.

Meanwhile, Jim McGuinness was at a loss to explain what happened Donegal but felt the team’s focus may have been off.

Ireland’s new Canterbury kit has a little bit of a retro vibe.

Paul O'Connell, Rob Kearney and Tommy Bowe Paul O'Connell, Rob Kearney and Tommy Bowe at the launch of the new Ireland rugby kit. Bowe revealed he'd gladly play at 13 if it meant a place in the starting lineup. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Tommy Bowe wants to get back in the Irish starting XV and would be happy to play at outside centre if it comes to it.

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have put any differences behind them and will team up at the Ryder Cup on Friday.

Armagh club Dromintree released a statement to explain why some of their players wore jeans in a bizarre county championship game with Crossmaglen last Friday.

Robbie Keane inspired the LA Galaxy to another win last night.

Ryan Mullen ended Ireland’s 16-year wait for a UCI World Championship medal by taking a silver at a time-trial in Spain.


A member of FIFA’s Executive Committee has claimed that, in his ‘personal opinion’, the 2022 World Cup won’t be held in Qatar. We’ll see how that goes down.

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Rickie Fowler’s new haircut certainly is eye-catching. But is it golf appropriate?

Britain Ryder Cup golf Rickie Fowler's new hairstyle: it sure beats a short back and sides. Source: Scott Heppell/AP/Press Association Images

Juan Mata’s said sorry for that United humiliation against Leicester on Sunday.

All Black out-half Aaron Cruden has been suspended for two games after going out drinking and missing the team’s flight to Argentina.

The ‘Class of 92′ have sold 50% of Salford City to billionaire Peter Lim.

On the record

I was far more frustrated in training for the last three weeks. Jesus, training has been a ‘mare getting used to it so I knew exactly what to expect coming up here. But we got used to it and by the end of the last training session you enjoy it.”

James O’Donoghue reveals it was tough playing against a packed defence in preparation for the All-Ireland final but the strategy was worth it in the end.

The best thing we shared

John Oliver really enjoyed tearing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to pieces over the recent controversies and his humiliating press-conference last week.

Source: LastWeekTonight/YouTube

The fixture list

  • The 3rd round of the Capital One Cup takes place with Arsenal’s clash with Southampton the pick of the bunch (k/o at 7.45) . 

‘Do they realise they’re turning into Anchorman with the Panda-watch?’


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