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Dublin: 17 °C Sunday 18 August, 2019

We’ll leave it there so: Galway Races begin, Southampton exodus continues and all today’s sport

There were also wins for a couple of Irish Olympic boxers while Dan Carter is back in the New Zealand squad.

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

General view of runners and riders The main stand at the Galway Festival in Ballybrit. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO



The best thing we shared

An incredible 41-shot table tennis rally from the Commonwealth Games.

Source: Dewiz Sarpong/YouTube

On the record

If you’re ever thinking of taking singing lessons, let us know. We’d love to help you!” – Borussia Dortmund respond to Bastian Schweinsteiger’s apology after the German midfielder was filmed singing an chant which called the Bundesliga club “sons of bitches”.

Where we were today‘s GAA editor Fintan O’Toole made the short trip to Newstalk HQ as a guest on Monday Rewind this morning. Listen to the podcast here.

Fintan Newstalk

The fixture list

It’s Day 2 of the Galway Races and there is more action from the Commonwealth Games.

Showbiz, Baby!

Two AC Milan-loving pitch invaders managed to get close enough to Italian international Mario Balotelli to get a selfie with the striker during last night’s 5-1 defeat to Manchester City.

“I’ll need to find myself one of those ‘no Wifi’ deckings.”


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