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The Morning Score: Friday

Kerry omit one of their biggest names ahead of Sunday, Wimbledon gears up for a big day and St Pat’s lose out in Europe.

Ciaran Lyng at the Wexford press night yesterday.
Ciaran Lyng at the Wexford press night yesterday.
Image: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

1. #SPECIAL OLYMPICS Ireland’s athletes continued their winning run in Athens yesterday, racking up 10 more medals in a memorable week.

Two further golds were among the prize haul, which brought Team Ireland’s medal total to a heavyweight 44. Check out the details here.

2. #GAA Kerry forward Paul Galvin is unlikely to take any part in this weekend’s Munster SFC final. He was not listed on the Kingdom panel last night.

We’ll have liveblogs of the action throughout Sunday.

3. #WIMBLEDON It’s men’s semi-finals day. Andy Murray meets old foe Rafa Nadal in the much-hyped showdown. While Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga meet in a intriguing match-up.

4. #GOLF Miguel Angel Jimenez’s defence of the Alstom French Open title was in severe danger of ending at the halfway stage after a horror start to his second round at Le Golf National near Paris earlier. We’ll have more later.

Yesterday, Ireland’s Damien McGrane was disqualified for dropping the ball in the wrong spot.

5. #LE TOUR Cycling’s showpiece race gets under way tomorrow in France. Here’s our bluffer’s guide to the Tour de France and a run down of the yellow jersey contenders.

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6. #EURO VISION St Pat’s lost their Europa League tie 1-0 against IBV Vestmannaeyjar in Iceland last night.Ireland international Damien Duff made a fine early start to his season with a goal for Fulham as Martin Jol saw his new side beat NSI Runavik of the Faroes 3-0 at home.

Here’s the other two goals.

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