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We'll Leave It There So: Extra Euro 2016 tickets, GAA code of silence and all today's sport

We’ll also have news from the Australian Open and Super Bowl 50.

Shane O'Connell of Castelisland celebrates at the final whistle.
Shane O'Connell of Castelisland celebrates at the final whistle.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Shane O'Connell celebrates at the final whistle Shane O'Connell of Castelisland celebrates at the final whistle. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Australian Open Tennis Maria Sharapova of Russia fails to return a shot to Serena Williams during their quarter-final match. Source: Vincent Thian/AP/Press Association Images


The Best Thing We Shared

You don’t need us to tell you how good Steph Curry is at basketball. Here’s what he did to the reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year.

Source: NBA

On The Record

It would be brilliant to get to the Euros and any player would feel the same. The only way I have a chance of getting there is by doing a job here and making sure I’m scoring goals.”

Adam Rooney, who struck his 16th league goal of the season for Aberdeen last Friday, admitted he still hopes to break into Martin O’Neill’s squad.

Where we were today

Steve O’Rourke was with Aidan O’Shea as he announced his intention to play American football as part of ‘The Toughest Trade’ documentary series while Ryan Bailey was covering Leinster schools rugby.

Source: Ramsey Cardy/SPORTSFILE

Elsewhere, Sean Farrell was with the Ireland camp at Carton House and he’ll have an interview with Tommy O’Donnell tomorrow.

Irish international players Devin Toner, Tommy O’Donnell and Rob Herring were on hand in Carton House today as Ulster Bank announced the extension of their partnership with the IRFU. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Fixture list

Manchester City (1) v Everton (2), City of Manchester Stadium, 7.45pm.GAA
Sigerson Cup
St Pat’s Drumcondra v GMIT, St Pat’s GAA Pitch, 2pm
Cork IT v Garda College, Cork IT Pitch, 5pm

 Showbiz, Baby!

Every body loves Johnny Walters and this flag will be making its way to Euro 2016 alongside the Irish striker:

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Source: Adam Bogan


“Is it dinner or tea?”

Leinster now say that Johnny Sexton did NOT suffer concussion against Wasps

Blow for Leinster as Wasps win tug-of-war for Ireland international Marty Moore


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