Pictured in today’s Metro Herald is Athlete David Gillick, 98FM’S Siobhan O’Connor, Lucy Tiernan, Arthur McCann and Erwan Louis as they get ready for the Simon Community’s annual 5km Fun Run in Phoenix Park tomorrow. To take part see funrun.ie Will you be getting your runners out to take part? Emma.
It’s a massive weekend for Irish Sport with both our national rugby and soccer teams facing vital must win games. The Rugby team (left) go head to head with Wales for a spot in the Rugby World Cup 2011 Semi Final, while Trapattoni’s men face off against minnows Andorra to be in with a chance of qualification for the European Championships. Best of luck to both teams… C’mon Ireland!!!!
Today’s Irish Sun Shows 25 year old Leina Sato, dancing with dolphins off the coast of Hawaii. Leina has built an amazing understanding of these graceful sea creatures. Tokyo-born Leina who started swimming with dolphins 7 years ago said ‘Rathe than just looking at them it is very much like going to meet another culture or civilization’ Emma.
Today’s Sports Picture of the Day comes courtesy of the Irish Daily Mirror who show what the Irish Rugby team have been getting up to during some downtime before their crucial RWC encounter against Wales. Munster forward, Tony Buckley, has taken to the high sea and caught himself a fine catch.
Light – flyweight Paddy Barnes makes the lonely walk back to his dressing room following his 20-12 defeat to Mark Barriga of the Philippines yesterday at the AIBA World Boxing Championships.
Pictured in today’s Irish News is a game of cat and mouse being played in Hilltown, Co Down. Were not sure who looks more scared the cat or the mouse? Emma. Picture: Lawrence Matthews
Pictured in today’s Metro Herald is a bubble eye goldfish at a fish exhibiton as part of China’s National Day holiday events. The fish exhibition was part of China’s National Day holiday events in Beijing which took place yesterday. China observed its 62nd Independence anniversary on Saturday. Much more intriguing than your average Goldfish. Emma.
Today’s Sports Picture of the Day is from last nights Europa League clash between Shamrock Rovers and Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart Lane. Rovers took a shock 1-0 lead through Stephen Rice’s 50th minute goal, however the Premier League outfit ended up running out 3-1 winners. Spurs boss Harry Redknapp paid tribute to the travelling team and their supporters saying, “Credit to Shamrock Rovers. When they scored we were in trouble. Look at their fans out there, they’re magnificent.”
Today’s ‘Sports Picture of the Day’ comes courtesy of the Irish Examiner which shows the Shamrock Rovers’ players being put through their paces during a training session at White Hart Lane last night. Rovers take on Tottenham Hotspurs tonight in the Europa League.
Today’s Sports Picture of the Day comes courtesy of the Irish Daily Mirror. Last night saw Carlos Tevez go on strike and refuse to go onto the pitch in a crucial Champions League Group games with Bayern Munich. It is the latest in a string of high profile bust-ups between The Argentinean and the Manchester City boss, Roberto Mancini. The Italian has vowed never to play Tevez again, “But if we want to improve as a team Carlos can’t play with us. With me, he is finished”.