We'll Leave It There So: Another medal in Baku, hurling legend passes away and all today's sport

If you were out sunning yourself, here’s what you missed.

Orla O'Reilly takes a shot Ireland's Orla O'Reilly during a match against Slovenia at the European Games. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Gordon D'Arcy and Isa Nacewa pose with the Rugby World Cup 2015 Defender as it brings the Webb Ellis Cup to Old Belvedere RFC as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour_1 Gordon D'Arcy and Isa Nacewa pose with the Webb Ellis Cup at Old Belvedere.

John Jackson is congratulated after scoring the equalising goal Ireland's John Jackson is congratulated after scoring the equalising goal against GB at the World Hockey League. Source: Koen Suyk/INPHO


The Best Thing We Shared

This poor kid.

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On the record

“Just looking at Conor and Aldo side-by-side, the size difference is phenomenal.”

UFC athlete Paul Redmond is backing his fellow Irishman to prevail in Las Vegas on 11 July.

Where we were today

Patrick Ward was chatting with SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for May, Daryl Horgan in Stephen’s Green.

Elsewhere, Sean Farrell caught up with Gordon D’Arcy and Isa Nacewa on the latest stop of the Rugby World Cup trophy tour.

SSE Airtricity Player of the Month for May 2015

The fixture list

  • In the Bord Gáis Leinster U21HC semi-finals, Carlow face Kilkenny and Offaly host Wexford with both games starting at 7.30pm.
  • The European Games continues on Wednesday with Katie Taylor taking to the ring at 8.30am Irish time.

Showbiz, baby!

Nike have turned the story of Cleveland’s season, and LeBron James‘ heartbreak, into an epic new ad.

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“Sure he’s already in a field.”


Aldo reminds McGregor who’s the king in this brilliant Brazilian TV advert

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