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We'll Leave It There So: World Cup success for Ireland, Brennan says 'No' and all today's sport

We’ll also have news of doping in GAA and Ireland’s U-17s.

Ger Brennan Ger Brennan spoke in favour of a 'No' vote today. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO


Germany Soccer Champions League Neymar's transfer could come back to haunt Barcelona. Source: AP/Press Association Images


The best thing we shared

James DeGale revealed a touching tribute to Irish boxer Darren Sutherland ahead of his world title fight. 

Darren Sutherland is introduced to the crowd James DeGale says Darren Sutherland is always with him in the ring. Source: Lorraine O'Sullivan/INPHO

 On the record

In some ways it is quite remarkable that it has taken this long. Una Maye said herself that the GAA was a low risk category and I think that was very valid. We have always spoken of the importance to be vigilant even though we never believed it to be an issue.

- GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell said there was “a degree of inevitability” about a positive drug test in the GAA.

Where we were today

Ben Blake went wake-boarding and called it work. You can read all about it this weekend.


The fixture list

  • Both Europa League semi-finals take place with Sevilla holding a 3-0 lead over Fiorentina and Dnipro and Napoli tied at 1-1.
  • The second leg of the League Two semi-finals are also on.

Showbiz, baby!

There was even more good news for Roscommon football and Waterford hurling fans.

Senan Kilbride and Kevin Moran  with their GAA/GPA Opel Player of the Month Award Roscommon's Senan Kilbride and Waterford's Kevin Moran were both named Player of the Month today. Source: James Crombie/INPHO


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