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We’ll Leave It There So: Löw plays down Germany, Schmidt loses a prop, and all of today’s sport

Liam McHale, Ben Te’o, Arsene Wenger and Luis Suarez also hit the headlines today.

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

Germany Ireland Euro Soccer Germany's head coach Joachim Löw drinks coffee at a press conference today, he says the Germans are now 'the prey'. Source: AP/Press Association Images

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Ben Te'o Ben Te’o had his first Leinster training session today. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

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eassien Michael Essien is fine everyone. Source: http://instagram.com/p/uEGy17hvGG/

On The Record

“Shep The Dog would win a championship with them lads, I’m telling you, they’re that good. We train for hurling one week, we train for football the next week and that’s it. There’s no problem, there’s no issue, there’s no bickering and long may it continue.”

Cratloe’s jubilant manager Colm Collins after his club claimed a second county senior title in a week.

The best thing we shared

Watch Darran O’Sullivan’s soccer-style finish and two trademark Kieran Donaghy moments from the Kerry SFC semi finals.

Source: Kerry GAATV/YouTube

The fixture list

  • Ireland take on world champions Germany in Gelsenkirchen, so you can get behind the Boys In Green from 7.45pm when the action kicks off.
  • There are lots of other EURO 2016 qualifiers, including fellow Group D teams Scotland taking on Poland, and Northern Ireland are looking to continue their winning start to the competition against Greece.

Showbiz, baby

Boris Diaw definitely has one of the most unusual, contract clauses. He’s set for a
$500k bonus if he doesn’t gain 5 pounds in the next 6 months. Best stop sipping those pina coladas then, eh Boris?

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“I’m wildly optimistic - the best we can hope for is a 1-1 draw!”

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VIDEO: Darran O’Sullivan’s soccer-style finish and two trademark Kieran Donaghy moments

Injury update: Swift out of Connacht’s European openers, Ulster coy on Andy Trimble

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