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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: Russian appeal fails and all today's sport

That bloody weekend is so close we can taste it.


Gavin Noble, Derval O'Rourke, Jerry Kiernan, David Gillick, Ailis McSweeney and Eanna Bailey RTE unveiled some of their pundits for the Olympics in Montrose today. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


France Cycling Tour de France France's Romain Bardet pictured during today's 18th stage of Le Tour. Source: Peter Dejong

The Best Thing We Shared

Sometimes being a goalkeeper is a thankless task. Not last night for Partizani Tirana’s Alban Hoxha who took the phrase penalty shoot-out heroics to new heights as he saved three spot kicks after nervelessly dinking in a Panenka of his own.

Source: FRKN14/YouTube

On The Record

His conviction for drug possession at The Star casino, a police warning for consorting with known criminals at the casino, filming incidents involving apparent drug use and sexual activity, and distributing video of those incidents…”

The NRL could have suspended Corey Norman for any part of that paragraph.

Where We Were Today

Tipperary’s Brendan Cummins was in Croke Park with our own Fintan O’Toole ahead of the launch of the All-Ireland Poc Fada.

M. Donnelly GAA All-Ireland Poc Fada Source: David Maher/SPORTSFILE

The Fixture List

Tomorrow morning sees the start of Super Rugby’s knock-out phase as the Brumbies host reigning champions, the Highlanders in Canberra.

Later tomorrow evening, the Airtricity League is back to domestic matters with Galway hosting Wexford Youths (19.45) and Derry City travelling to Philbsborough to take on Bohs (20.00)

Showbiz, Baby

Of course, we all look good in skinny jeans with a GAA jersey.

Source: Phat kiidz/YouTube


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