We’ll Leave It There So: Cullen hired, Gibson charged and all today’s sport
HomeRepublic of Ireland international Darron Gibsonhas been charged with drink driving and failing to stop after a traffic collision.Leinster have confirmed that former captain Leo Cullen will take over as head coach on a full-time basis.
Leo’s first act, installing a strict blue jeans dress code for the Leinster backroom staff. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO
The condition of Armagh’s Ronan Clarke has improved, though the All-Ireland winner remains in intensive care following an incident in a club fixture.Robbie Keaneis still banging them in over in the States.The post-Championship exit statement from the Cork County Boardwas compared to a bad Father Ted skit at a meeting of delegates last night.AwayA new season, same old abuse for Gareth Bale at Real Madrid.
Madrid’s new signing Mateo Kovacic fields questions through an interpreter after his unveiling today. Source: AP/Press Association Images
England fullback Mike Brown says he is ‘massively excited’ to make his comeback six months after a sickening concussion against Italy.Around a decade on from Arjen Robben and John Obi Mikel, Chelseaare reportedly ready to swoop in and tempt another major Manchester United target to London.All Black star Sonny Bill Williams has been named in New Zealand’s Sevens squad for this Olympic-overshadowed season.Dez Bryant took a fair old whack to the face in the Dallas Cowboys’ training camp with the Rams.The Best Thing We Shared Today
Admit it, you’ve missed Richard Keys. And never is the pang stronger than when we watch a Through The (…wait for it) KEYhole-style segment for his BeIN sports paymasters.
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The house comes complete with a piano he can’t play, a cat he found in a dustbin, a phonebox and a ‘comforting’ Union Jack. If it’s not Full Partridge, it’s right up there.
On The Record
– Sugar Shane Mosly
Where We Were Today
We spoke with Jonathan Sexton about his preparation for the imminent World Cup. Read all he has to say right here tomorrow.
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The Fixture List
You want more football? You got it. The Europa League qualifying play-offs continue tomorrow night with the likes of Southampton, Borussia Dortmund, Fenerbahce, Ajax and Athletic Bilbao in action.
Aston Villa superstar (ahem) Leandro Bacuna made a cameo appearance on the Rose of Tralee last night.
’If that’s what’s going on on Snapchat, I’m as well off it.’