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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

We'll Leave It There So: Steph's a Black Cat, Leinster's dismal draw and all today's sport

Here’s what Wednesday had in store for you sports fans out there.

Pool 5 with Bath, Toulon, Leinster and Wasps Today's European Champions Cup draw wasn't very kind to Leinster. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO


Adam Nolan makes his way to the ring Adam Nolan on his way to a big win this afternoon in Baku. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


The best thing we shared today

Source: Craziest Skills/YouTube

USA international Clint Dempsey lost the plot playing for his club Seattle Sounders.

On the record

Are Leinster excited about what awaits them next season in Europe? Fergus McFadden has the answer…

“Leinster supporter in Ascot just heard our Champions Cup draw…”

Where we were today

Fintan O’Toole was at Sky Sports HQ at Burlington House in Dublin to chat to JJ Delaney ahead of Saturday’s Leinster hurling semi-final between Galway and Laois…

JJ Delaney Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

The fixture list

  • The US Open gets underway tomorrow at Chambers Bay, with Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell, Shane Lowry and Darren Clarke making up the Irish challenge
  • Group C takes centre stage at the Copa América: Brazil versus Colombia is on the menu tonight, followed by Peru versus Venezuela tomorrow
  • Representing Ireland tomorrow at the European Games in Baku are Chloe Aboud (05.00, taekwondo), Caroline Ryan (road cycling, 06.00), Alexander Dolly (wrestling, 06.00), Sean McComb (boxing, 08.30) and Ryan Mullen (road cycling, 09.00)

Showbiz, baby!

Paraguay’s Edgar Benitez with a screamer at the Copa América…

Source: Football TV/YouTube

“He just walked through the shot, oblivious to the whole thing.”


Foley’s Munster draw the longest straw in Champions Cup pool stages

Aldo’s coach uses bizarre logic to question McGregor’s drug-test claims

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