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We'll Leave It There So: Ireland stars passed fit, anger at The Sunday Game and all today's sport

Here’s what the sporting world had for us on Monday.

Briege Corkery, Ashling Thompson and Gemma O'Connor with Grace Curtin Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

(Cork camogie stars Briege Corkery, Ashling Thompson and Gemma O’Connor, pictured above with 16-month-old Grace Curtin from Midleton, brought the O’Duffy Cup to Crumlin Children’s Hospital today).


Mick Kearney and Rory Best Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

(Ireland team manager Mick Kearney and hooker Rory Best were on media duty for today’s press conference at Carton House.)


The Best Thing We Shared


You’ll need to do more than tear off JJ Watt’s helmet to stop him from making a sack, as the Kansas City Chiefs discovered last night.

On The Record

“She’s fighting really hard, really sick with cancer. She’s the person that’s there and who I play camogie for through the years. She’s been there at every game – camogie is her life. It was emotional that she wasn’t there yesterday, it was extra emotional.”

Gemma O’Connor won another All-Ireland senior camogie medal for Cork yesterday but her thoughts are on her mother Geraldine’s cancer battle.

The Fixture List

The Champions League kicks off tomorrow night at 7.45pm, with eight games — including PSV Eindhoven versus Manchester United and Manchester City versus Juventus — down for decision.

Showbiz, baby!

Notts County and Republic of Ireland U21 striker Graham Burke has got the skills to pay the bills.


Liverpool treading water as Brendan Rodgers desperately tries to stay afloat in the deep end

Champions League returns tomorrow night but where will you be able to watch it?

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