Sport Headlines 13th July

Last night's meeting of Cork County Board passed off without any discussion of the Cork Hurlers exit from the All Ireland Championship.

Many tributes were paid to the late Jim Forbes after which all standing orders were suspended as a mark of respect.

However, Cork GAA Coaching Officer Kevin O'Donovan did use the gathering of delegates as an opportunity to distribute a new document to outline proposals on how to improve Cork hurling and football.

You can read the document in full HERE.

Waterford take on Clare tonight in the Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 semi final at Walsh Park - that's at 7

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is already coming under pressure after watching his side slump to a humiliating defeat in his first game in charge.

The Hoops were beaten 1-0 in Gibraltar by part-timers Lincoln Red Imps in the first-leg of their their Champions League qualifier last night.

Dundalk begin their Champions League campaign tonight.

Stephen Kenny's side host Icelandic side FH Hafnarfjördur (pronounced Haff-narr-fjord-orr in case you're wondering) at 7:45.

Dan Martin sits in third place overall ahead of today's 11th stage of the Tour de France.

Today's action will take the riders from Carcassonne to Montpellier as they prepare for Thursday's battle on the slopes of Mont Ventoux (pr: Von-too).

Defending champion Chris Froome holds a 16 second lead in the yellow jersey. 

The Killarney summer festival continues this evening.

The first race is off at  5.50.

 

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