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Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 6 June, 2020

We'll Leave it There So: Former Mayo footballer passes away, Paddy Barnes to turn pro and all today's sport

Plus, there is one change to the Mayo team to face Dublin in this weekend’s All-Ireland final.

Dublin University warm up before the game Dublin University warm up before their Ulster Bank League Division 1A game with Terenure. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO



The Best Thing We Shared

Alex Brooker’s speech on ‘The Last Leg’ is three minutes of must-see TV.

Source: Channel 4 (UK Paralympic Broadcaster)/YouTube

On The Record

I only found out that I scored when I was already in the ambulance… Our physiotherapist Rob told me. He is a bit of joker sometimes, so I wanted to see some proof. Then he showed me on the live scores app on his mobile phone.”

AZ star Stijn Wuytens recalls the aftermath of his horror collision with Dundalk’s Gary Rogers.

Where we were today

Fintan O’Toole was talking to Jack McCaffrey and Conor Mortimer at St Brigid’s GAA.

photo Source: graphy: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The Fixture List

  • There are two big international rugby matches, with New Zealand taking on South Africa and Australia facing Argentina.
  • There are a couple of Pro12 games, including Zebre versus Connacht and Munster against the Dragons.
  • There’s a full round of Premier League fixtures, with Manchester United up against Watford.
  • There’s one League of Ireland game on Saturday, with Bray hosting Sligo.
  • At UFC Fight Night, it’s Dustin Poirier v Johnson in the early hours of Saturday morning.
  • There’s also a big boxing match, with Canelo Álvarez taking on Liam Smith.
  • It’s a big weekend in GAA, with the All-Ireland SFC final between Dublin and Mayo among the events taking place.
  • Week two of the NFL gets underway.
  • The Paralympic Games come to a conclusion, with James Scully and Patrick Monahan among the Irish athletes in action.

Showbiz, Baby!

A dedicated Mayo fan kitted out his Ferrari in the county colours.


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