We’ll Leave It There So: Hulk’s racism, sectarian abuse ban and all today’s sport

We’ll Leave It There So: Hulk’s racism, sectarian abuse ban and all today’s sport

Defending champion Vincenzo Nibali rode clear to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France. Source: Peter Dejong

HomeRotherham defender Kirk Broadfoot received a 10-game ban for his sectarian abuse of Ireland international James McClean.Dublin and Armagh are to be hit with fines after an incident that left Davy Byrne with a broken noseThe UFC revealed that Conor McGregor‘s fight with Chad Mendes broke the one-million mark for pay-per-view buys.Martin O’Neill‘s Ireland are preparing themselves for tomorrow’s 2018 World Cup qualifying draw.Ireland prop Mike Ross welcomed Joe Schmidt‘s new contract and said he’d back him for the 2017 Lions job.

Bjorn Thomson was beaten by Lloyd Glaspool of Great Britain at the Irish Open in the Fitzwilliam Lawn Tennis Club. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

AwayArsenal director Lord Harris says the club have £200m and can “buy any player in the world”.Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan had his WWE contract terminated after a recording of him using racist slurs emerged.Tour de France leader Chris Froome accused rival Vincenzo Nibali of acting in an unsportsmanlike manner in his stage 19 win.Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal warned his international stars over missing club games.NFL chiefs outlawed the clever trick play that helped the Patriots win the Super Bowl.The best thing we shared today

This Sligo shop owner channelled the spirit of ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor for an absolutely mad ad.

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On the record

As the prospect of Leo Cullen becoming Leinster’s permanent head coach looks increasingly certain, prop Mike Ross offered the support of the playing squad.

The fixture listThere’s football qualifier action, with Westmeath v Fermanagh (5pm) in Breffni Park and Cork v Kildare (7pm) at Semple Stadium.The All-Ireland junior football semi-finals see Wexford face Kerry in Dungarvan (2pm) and Kilkenny take on Mayo in Tullamore (2pm).In the All-Ireland minor quarter-finals, Antrim play Dublin in Breffni Park (3pm).Le Tour moves into  the 20th stage, a 110.5km race from Modane Valfréjus to Alpe d’Huez, and the final competitive stage.In pre-season friendlies, Arsenal take on Lyon, Chelsea face PSG, Manchester United take on Barcelona and Aston Villa clash with Walsall.Showbiz baby!

Yohan Blake took part in the Morton Games in Santry this evening, where he ran the 100m in 10.12 seconds, the fastest 100m time ever run on Irish soil.

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