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We'll Leave it There So: Munster star retires, Irish teenager moves to Premier League and all today's sport

Plus, Colin Kaepernick’s NFL career could be over after his refusal to stand for the US national anthem.

Sport Ireland Launch the European Week of Sport in Ireland Sport Ireland, as the National Coordinating Body for the initiative in Ireland formally launches the European Week of Sport in Ireland with Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Patrick O’Donovan. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO



The Best Thing We Shared

There have been many tributes to Robbie Keane of late, but few in recent days have been as memorable as Paul McGrath’s concise words.

On The Record

Sissoko is a great player. But when I bought into Everton, I made it clear I was proud to join a family. And we don’t turn our backs on our own. Keeping James McCarthy was a priority and ultimately, we could not proceed with a deal that would jeopardize his place at Everton. We wish Sissoko the best.

Everton owner Farhad Moshiri on why Ireland international James McCarthy stayed put at the club.

The Fixture List

  • The Ireland U21 team are in action against Slovenia tomorrow.
  • A few League of Ireland matches are taking place, including Shamrock Rovers v St Pat’s.
  • There are a couple of Pro12 games tomorrow, including Leinster v Treviso.
  • The US Open continues tomorrow.
  • Day one of Deutsche Bank gets underway, with Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell out around 6pm Irish time.

Showbiz, Baby!

Cuban doper Yarelys Barrios was told to return her Olympic medal but it looks like it’s been sold on eBay.

London Olympics Athletics Women Source: David J. Phillip


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