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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 15 July, 2020

We'll Leave It There So: Jon Walters declared fit, solid start for Rory McIlroy and all today's sport

Plus, the all-important weekend fixture list.


A view of the pitch ahead of the game Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Karl Moore Source: Gary Carr/INPHO


The Best Thing We Shared

Roy Keane held a Q&A in Donegal recently.

Source: TheR3dDevils/YouTube

Where We Were Today

Ben Blake is in Tallaght Stadium for tonight’s big League of Ireland Dublin derby.

Work is done on the pitch ahead of the game Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

On The Record

Wales women’s lock Siwan Lillicrap fought back the tears as she spoke about the tragic death of teammate Elli Norkett

“It’s impacted on every one of us and that’s a reflection of the type of person Elli was. She’ll always be on the pitch with us. We’ll play for her. That’s our mentality moving forwards.”

Katie Taylor celebrates her win Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The Fixture List

  • The Six Nations takes a break this weekend but there’s lots of Pro12 action on the cards with Leinster playing Scarlets on Saturday, as well as AIL games.
  • We’ve got action in the U20 Six Nations as Ireland host France
  • Katie Taylor’s third professional bout takes place on Saturday night against Italian Monica Gentili on the David Haye-Tony Bellew card at London’s O2 Arena.
  • We’ve got a full round of Premier League fixtures, as Liverpool take on Arsenal tomorrow at 5.30pm.
  • It’s a busy weekend of GAA action, Dublin face Mayo in the Allianz Football League on Saturday night, while Tipperary take on Clare in the Allianz Hurling League.
  • On the MMA front, Cage Warriors makes its long-awaited Irish return on Saturday night, while  Woodley fights Wonderboy in the UFC the same night.
  • Rory McIlroy is in action at the WGC Mexico.

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