We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport

Here’s everything you might have missed in the sporting world.

Members of Greystones Golf Club look on Members of Greystones Golf Club watched on as Paul Dunne competed in the final round of The Open. Donall Farmer / INPHO Donall Farmer / INPHO / INPHO



France Cycling Tour de France Spain's Ruben Plaza Molina celebrates as he wins the 16th stage of the Tour de France. Peter Dejong Peter Dejong

The best thing we shared today

Who doesn’t love ‘The Wall‘? The New Zealand Barbarians ran an absolute classic against the Maori.

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On the record

Maybe things don’t come as easy as they once did, that you have to work that little bit harder for them and that’s fine.

“I’ve always set high standards of myself and the expectation is always high so when you don’t meet it you get disappointed and maybe frustrated is the word sometimes too.”

32-year-old Colm ‘The Gooch‘ Cooper says he has to work a little harder for things that formerly came more easily.

Where we were today

Our man Sean Farrell was at Grand Canal Dock in Dublin as a host of stars took part in the AIG Summer Splash Skills Challenge.

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The fixture list

  • Man City face Roma in the International Champions Cup, while Man United‘s pre-season continues with a clash against the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • West Ham, Leicester and Aston Villa also play friendly matches tomorrow.
  • Belfast outfit Crusaders host Skënderbeu at Seaview in the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League, with kick-off at 19.45.

 Showbiz, baby!

FIFA president Sepp Blatter was showered with fake money by comedian Simon Brodkin.

It’s the farming background that gets you!”


Sky rider somehow finished his Tour de France stage after this awful crash

The sporting world has changed a lot in the time New Zealand have been rugby’s top test nation