We’ll Leave It There So: Fitzmaurice to get new deal, Connacht injury doubts and today’s sport


Cork camogie star Ashling Thompson at today’s media day at Croke Park ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland finals. Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

Kerry are expected to offer senior inter-county football manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice a new two-year term at a meeting tonight.OCI president Pat Hickey and Kevin Mallon have been formally charged in Rio for their role in the alleged ticket touting controversy during the Olympic Games.Leinster back rower Jack Conan will be sidelined for two months after he underwent surgery on an ankle injury sustained in a pre-season clash against Gloucester.Former European amateur champion boxer Roy Moylette has ended speculation around his future by announcing his decision to turn professional.Connacht pair Denis Buckley and Peter Robb are doubts for Saturday’s game against the Ospreys after picking up knocks to the head in last weekend’s Pro12 season opener against Glasgow.Rory McIlroy has revealed that a minor adjustment to his putting grip helped him find form on the greens on his way to a remarkable victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship.Away

Australia’s Glenn Maxwell celebrates scoring a century against Sri Lanka in their T20 match today. Maxwell scored an unbeaten 145 as Australia tallied 263-3, an international T20 record. Source: Eranga Jayawardena

Chelsea youngster Lucas Piazon has blasted the loan policy at Stamford Bridge after he joined Fulham until the end of the season, his fifth such move while at the club.The €38.4m fee paid by Manchester United for new signing Eric Bailly was the most overpriced transfer during the Premier League window, according to a study.Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton believes Wayne Rooney should have retired from international football after Euro 2016.Gordon Tietjens, the legendary sevens head coach in New Zealand who discovered Jonah Lomu, has quit his role after more than two decades in charge.El Salvador players have claimed that they were approached by a businessman seeking to fix their World Cup qualifier against Canada.San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been sacked by the club after he allegedly assaulted a 70-year-old man in a hotel.The Best Thing We Shared

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Tipperary manager Michael Ryan will be warning his players not to lose the run of themselves after their nine-point defeat of Kilkenny in Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final.

The Fixture ListThe US Open continues in Flushing Meadows with the women’s and men’s singles at the quarter-final stage.Showbiz, Baby!

Colin Kaepernick’s jersey has been the seventh best seller in the NFL over the past week in the wake of his decision not to stand for the national anthem due to his concerns about racial injustice and police brutality in the US.

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