Members of Esker Hills Golf Club look on in as Shane Lowry wins the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Source: James Crombie/INPHO
HomeIreland and Munster flanker Tommy O’Donnell has been ruled out of the World Cup through injury.Shane Lowry has shot up to 19th in the world rankings after last night’s victory in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.Kilkenny pair Jackie Tyrrell and Richie Power are injury doubts for their All-Ireland final on 6 September.Michael Conlan and Dean Walsh are through to the quarter-finals of the Elite European Boxing Championships, while Darren O’Neill lost his bout.Another fight has been added to the card of UFC Dublin, which returns on 24 October.Away
England’s Sam Burgess (right) and Owen Farrell during a training session at Pennyhill Park. Source: Andrew Matthews
West Brom host Manchester City in the first Monday Night Football of the season.Sam Burgess will make his England debut in their World Cup warm-up match against France on Saturday.Tour de France winner Chris Froome will compete in this year’s Vuelta a Espana.The best thing we shared today
Schalke striker Franco di Santo threw a spider down the back of team-mate Leroy Sane’s jersey.
On the recordThe fixture listChampions League winners Barcelona face Europa League holders Sevilla in the Uefa Super Cup in Tblisi (7.45pm).WNL champions Wexford Youths kick off their Champions League qualifying group stage against Gintra of Lithuania (2.30pm).There are 32 ties in Round 1 of the Capital One Cup.Showbiz, baby!
Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane turns 44 today, so here are our favourite quotes from the former Ireland and Manchester United midfield general.