Saturday 20 July 2019

Daily Sports Round-up - George Hook on referee injustices, tributes for late amateur footballer and the form Irish rugby XV

Wasps' Elliot Daly stops the run of Leinster's Fergus McFadden
Wasps' Elliot Daly stops the run of Leinster's Fergus McFadden
Simon Zebo was in top form for Munster as they bowed out of Europe with a hammering of Sale at Thomond Park.
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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Rugby dominates following the Champions Cup and the impending Six Nations championship. Here are the most-read sports stories on independent.ie today.

Rugby dominates following the Champions Cup and the impending Six Nations championship. Here are the most-read sports stories on independent.ie today.

Tributes pour in following the sudden death of talented amateur footballer

Tributes have poured in for a talented amateur soccer player who died suddenly just a few days after playing for his club, Bellurgan United.

George Hook: Wasps stung by ref justice as unconvincing Leinster get all the breaks

The Irish Independent columnist believes that the Irish province rode their luck as while they topped the pool, he argues they were effectively the second weakest team over the six games.

Johnny Sexton talks to Paul Kimmage: Paris, fatherhood, that kick and concussion

Huge interest in Paul Kimmage's interview with the Irish out-half from yesterday's Sunday independent.

We pick the best XV from the Irish provinces after a strong weekend in Europe

Leinster qualify for knock-out stages of Champions Cup, while Munster, Ulster and Connacht pick up victories.

Video: Irish soccer star reveals how he wants to finish his career playing GAA

Donegal's loss has been Everton's gain.

Trivia Question

On this date in what year did Richard Keys resign from his position with the broadcaster following his role in the sexism controversy which began with criticism of assistant referee Sian Massey? (Answer will be revealed tomorrow)

Guess the Irish rugby international?

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The Throw-In: Kerry back to their best, Connolly’s return and Cork’s baffling inconsistency

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