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We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy's masterclass, Reid calls it a day and the rest of today's sport

Plus, news of Paul Redmond’s second UFC fight and the Scottish squad hoping to derail Ireland’s Euro 2016 bid.

Wells Fargo Golf McIlroy stormed to a seven shot win at Quail Hollow as his incredible month continued. Source: Chuck Burton


Adam Johnson sex allegations Adam Johnson appeared in court earlier today Source: Scott Heppell


The best thing we shared

It’s 30 years ago, yes that long, today since Kevin Moran became the first player to be sent off in an FA Cup Final. Anyone think Peter Reid made the most of it?


On the record

Soccer - Brendan Rodgers Filer Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

“Stevie has a huge influence in the changing room and a star quality. Of course it is something that will be missed, but if you want to be the big player at a club like this you have to step up and make the contribution in the big games.”

Brendan Rodgers is hoping someone steps up and fills the void Steven Gerrard’s impending departure will leave.

Where we were today

Our GAA correspondent Fintan O’Toole was at St Oliver Plunketts for the launch of the ‘Kits for Kids’ initiative.

Alan Brogan, his son Jamie and Mick Galvin Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

The fixture list

  • The EA Sports Cup continues on Tuesday with Cork welcoming St Pat’s to Turner’s Cross and Derry hosting Shamrock Rovers.

Showbiz, baby!

You would think Novak Djokovic would be used to opening champagne by now but the world number one showed everyone how not to open a bottle after winning the Rome Masters.



After 20 failed attempts, there will finally be an away winner in the Pro12 semi-finals

Here’s the 20 key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

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