We'll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy's tee shot pocketed and today's sport

Meanwhile, Ulster, Munster and Connacht are in Pro12 action tonight, there are FAI Cup quarter-finals and a former Allstar has retired from intercounty football.

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

Tour Championship Golf McIlroy teeing off today. Source: AP/Press Association Images



South Africa Pistorius Trial Oscar Pistorius leaves court. Source: AP/Press Association Images

The best thing we shared

Drive through south Donegal town Laghey and you’ll probably spot Jim The Redeemer standing 8 metres tall and 28 metres wide ahead of next weekend’s All-Ireland senior football final.

Jim the Redeemer Source: @BernieQuinn

On the Record

I would have Conor McGregor, Steven Gerrard and Mila Kunis,” replies Clare U21 hurling captain Tony Kelly when asked which three celebrities he would like to have dinner with. Read the full interview here.

The Fixture List

  • There are eight Premier League games pencilled in for tomorrow with the meeting of Arsenal and Manchester City getting us under way at 12.45pm. 
  • The All-Ireland U21 hurling final between Wexford and Clare in Thurles is at 7pm. Meanwhile, it’s Roscommon v Kildare in the U21B final.
  • Leinster take on Scarlets at the RDS (2.40pm) in the Guinness Pro12.
  • New Zealand play the Springboks in the Rugby Championship at 8.35am for all you early risers.
  • Ireland’s senior women face Slovakia in their penultimate World Cup qualifier at 2.30pm Irish time.
  • Real Madrid clash with city rivals Atleti in the first Madrid derby of the La Liga season (7pm).

Showbiz, Baby!

You don’t see this everyday. Rory McIlroy’s tee shot on the 14th lands in a spectator’s pocket.

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