Irvine celebrates his win. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

HomeBrendan Irvine silenced the home crowd to secure Ireland’s first medal at European Games.The news was not so good for the Ireland U17 women’s team who lost the first game of the European Championships.James McLean secured a move back to the Premier League with West Brom.The Irish clubs involved in the Champions League and Europa League qualifiers now know their opponents.Shane Lowry‘s top-ten performance at the US Open has moved him back into the world’s top 50.Away

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Jordan Spieth became the youngest player in over 90 years to win two majors after victory at the US Open.There was bad news for England as David Strettle pulled out of their Rugby World Cup squad.One of the best Italian teams of the 90s went bankrupt and were relegated to Serie D.Manchester Untied target Firmino was on target in the Copa America.Bowling and baseball made the Olympic shortlist but American football and tug of war missed out on Tokyo 2020.

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On The Record

Shane Curran did not hold back in his scathing assessment of Roscommon football.

The fixture list

It’s quiet enough but the European Games continue at pace in Baku and there is plenty of Irish interest in badminton, boxing and swimming.

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Partick Thistle changed their mascot and it is the stuff of nightmares:

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