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We’ll Leave It There So: England crash out, McDowell in the mix and today's sport

Also features a funny meeting between Paul Rudd and Seamus Coleman’s dad and news from the Junior World Championship in New Zealand.

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

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 - Group D - Italy v Costa Rica - Arena Pernambuco Costa Rica goalkeeper Patrick Pemberton (right) and team-mate Yeltsin Tejeda. Source: Adam Davy

World Cup

  • Having lost their opening two World Cup matches, England are officially out of the World Cup after Costa Rica’s win over Italy today.
  • Fulham’s Bryan Ruiz scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 triumph for the Central Americans, who now qualify for the last 16.
  • In Group E, France kicked off against Switzerland at 8pm while Ecuador and Honduras meet later tonight. Join our liveblog here.

Shane Lowry Shane Lowry searches for his ball. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO


Maro Itoje lifts the trophy with teammates England captain Maro Itoje lifts the JWC trophy. Source: Photosport/Andrew Cornaga/INPHO


The best thing we shared

Anchorman star Paul Rudd tells David Letterman about meeting the father of Ireland international Seamus Coleman during a visit to Killybegs.

Source: Late Show with David Letterman/YouTube

Where we were today

Fintan O’Toole took a trip to Fota Island for Day 2 of the Irish Open.

Fintan Irish Open

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The fixture list

France and Switzerland is underway while Ecuador face Honduras at 11pm tonight. In tomorrow’s games, Argentina hope to build on their first win when they meet Iran at 5pm, while fellow Group F sides Nigeria and Bosnia & Herzegovina play at 8pm. Then it’s Germany v Ghana in the late fixture.

Showbiz, Baby!

Foo Fighters frontman David Grohl is aboard the ‘Mayo For Sam’ campaign.

David Grohl for Sam Source: Aideen Murray

“Not many men could be called after a lady’s haircut but he pulls it off.”


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