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We'll Leave It There So: Ireland one win from being world champions and the rest of today's sport
Here’s what the sporting world gave us on Monday.


Ireland U20's celebrate in the changing rooms after the game Ryan Byrne / INPHO The Ireland players celebrate after reaching the World Rugby U20 Championship final. Ryan Byrne / INPHO / INPHO


Dara Meaney, Sean O'Shea, Jack Ryan, John Ryan, Dara O'Shea and Ryan Meaney James Crombie / INPHO Irish fans in Lille ahead on Wednesday's Euro 2016 clash with Italy. James Crombie / INPHO / INPHO

Where we were today

Ben Blake and Paul Fennessy were back in Versailles as the Ireland squad trained ahead of Wednesday night’s decisive Euro 2016 Group E clash with Italy.

A view of Ireland training Donall Farmer / INPHO Donall Farmer / INPHO / INPHO

The best thing we shared

LeBron James’ devastating block in the final minutes of last night’s Game 7 win over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals paved the way for his crowning moment…

On the record

I hope Puma doesn’t make condoms.”

Xherdan Shaqiri wasn’t impressed by shirt manufacturer Puma after several Swiss players ended their Euro 2016 match with France with shredded jerseys.

The fixture list

The action continues tomorrow at Euro 2016 with four games down for decision. Group C will be decided when Ukraine face Poland and Northern Ireland take on Germany (both 5pm). At 8pm, Czech Republic take on Turkey and Croatia play Spain in Group D.

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Max Deegan scored one of Ireland’s four tries as they booked their place in the World Rugby U20 Championship final.


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