The Morning Score: Tuesday

One Irish international wakes up in an unfamiliar club this morning.

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1. #GAA Times and venues for the coming weekend’s round four qualifiers were yesterday finalised by the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee, with a Kildare v Derry and Cork v Down double-header at headquarters confirmed.

Check out all the details here.

2. #LE TOUR After yesterday’s rest day, we’re back in the saddle today. Here’s everything you need to know as we face into the final week.

Defending champion Alberto Contador, who has struggled by his standards thus far, says he’s looking forward to the Alpine stages.

3. #SUMMER SALES Shay Given last night completed his move to Aston Villa, becoming Alex McLeish’s first signing at the club.

4. #CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Shamrock Rovers face Flora of Tallinn in the second leg of their Champions League qualifier this evening. The Hoops hold the narrowest of leads from last week’s first outing at Tallaght.

Here’s how other League of Ireland teams have faired when travelling with one-goal leads.

5. #OPEN A sleepy Darren Clarke returned to Northern Ireland last night with the Claret Jug in his oxter. As we examined how the North managed to secure another Major win and what the victory would mean for Clarke himself, the Dungannon man admitted he’d like his pal Westwood to take the next big prize.

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But, alas, he hales from the golfing minnow, England.

6. #AND FINALLY Here’s a guy streaking (can you streak in a dress?) during a baseball game between the Braves and Nationals.

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