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NEED TO CATCH up? TheScore.ie brings you a round-up of today’s sports news…

Cycling Tour de France Source: AP/Press Association Images


Since your last daily dose of Billo, Conor McGregor‘s next opponent has been confirmed and will be on the undercard of one of the UFC’s most-anticipated fights.

Meath have decided not to pursue their biting allegation against Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara.

Ireland’s u19 captain Chloe Mustaki says the “Girls in Greenare ready to go to war with Netherlands for a place in the European Championship final.

Wexford second row Eoin Sherriff has been loaned to Championship side Bedford from Saracens.

Ireland will face the world champions and a World Cup-winning coach in October as Yogi Löw has vowed to stay on for two more years.


Manchester City’s u21 side walked off the pitch after a player was allegedly racially abused.

Rafal Majka won today’s stage on the Tour de France to keep that King of the Mountains jersey tightly fastened to his body.

Cycling Tour de France Stage winner Poland's Rafal Majka is followed by Spain's Jon Insausti Izaguirre down Val Louron-Azet pass on today's stage. Source: Laurent Cipriani

Manchester United exec Ed Woodward really wants the world to know how much money the club has.

And the rest of the transfer speculation centres around Origi to Liverpool and Vidal to United. So ‘Arry says anyway.

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The best thing we shared

Nobody irons quite like Mario Balotelli.

Where we were today

Niall Kelly is watching the Saints take on Legia Warsaw in Tallaght.

On the record

“They’re both blonde. That must be it.”

Cole Miller is trash-talking Conor McGregor’s rise to fame and laughed off the comparison with Ronda Rousey.

The fixture list

Ireland’s u19 women take on the Netherlands in their European Championships semi-final (KO 6pm Irish time).

St Pat’s are in action at the time of publishing, but there’s more European football tomorrow when Dundalk travel to face Hajduk Split, Derry City take on Shakhytor Soligorsk and Sligo Rovers host Rosenborg in the Europa League.

The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony is tonight, but the real action starts tomorrow when Aileen Reid will compete in the triathlon, Lisa Kearney will be compete in her Judo quarter-final and Sycerika McMahon will be in the pool for 200m freestyle heats.

Showbiz, Baby!

The New Sky Sports News set makes the Starship Enterprise look like a load of crap.


“Have we had any other fans mooning cyclists?”


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