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We’ll Leave It There So: Bolt run over by Segway, Messi beats Ronaldo and today's sport

There is also team news from Ireland’s Rugby World Cup warm-up against Wales and the Champions League group draw.

Niall O'Brien attempts to stump Joe Burns Ireland's Niall O'Brien attempts to stump Australia's Joe Burns at Stormont. Source: Presseye/Rowland White/INPHO



Monaco Soccer Champions League Draw Uefa president Michel Platini hands Lionel Messi the trophy, with Cristiano Ronaldo in the background. Source: AP/Press Association Images

The Best Thing We Shared

This spine-tingling promo from Eleverys should get you in the mood for Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Mayo and Dublin.

Source: elveryssportsireland/YouTube

Where We Were Today

Murray Kinsella was down at Carton House for Joe Schmidt’s team announcement.

Conor Murray and Joe Schmidt Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

On The Record

So you have this ironic situation where, by attempting to make up for having scandal, a sport has more scandal and so on. You have to say that, unfortunately, athletics has earned that reputation.” – Author David Epstein spoke to us about doping in sport.

The Fixture List

  • Tonight, there are a host of second legs in the Europa League play-offs. Follow them here.
  • We’ve got four matches the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tomorrow night (all 7.45pm): Bohemians v Dundalk, Cork v Galway, Drogheda v Limerick, St Pat’s v Derry.

Showbiz, Baby!

Moments after winning the 200m final, Usain Bolt was taken out… by a cameraman riding a Segway.


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