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We’ll Leave it There So: Duffer is a Hoop, Sterling's big money move and today's sport

There’s also news on Davy Fitzgerald’s future, while the Irish rugby team unveil their new jersey.

Damien Duff Rovers Damien Duff wearing a Shamrock Rovers scarf after today's announcement. Source: David Maher/SPORTSFILE


France Cycling Tour de France Today's Tour de France stage winner Chris Froome. Source: Christophe Ena


The best thing we shared today

Jordan Henderson’s rabona assist for Adam Lallana during Liverpool’s pre-season friendly with the Thai All Stars today. The Reds earned a 4-0 win.

On the record

 And I am definitely not just here to see out my time as a player; I intend to make a positive contribution to Shamrock Rovers and to the league.” – Damien Duff on his move to the League of Ireland.

Where we were today

Neil Treacy was in Galway for today’s launch of the new Ireland Rugby World Cup jersey.

Jack McGrath, Paul O'Connell and Rob Kearney Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

The fixture list

  • 2014 SSE Airtricity League Premier League winners begin their European campaign with a Champions League second round qualifying first leg against BATE Borisov in Belarus tomorrow.
  • It’s Stage 11 of the Tour de France, a 188km route between Pau/Cauterets and Vallee de Saint-Savin.

Showbiz, baby!

Dublin-born wrestler Becky Lynch made her debut in the WWE’s Monday Night Raw last night.

If you’re going to tweet an office conversation, maybe you should ask for permission first.”



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