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Tony Keady Has Passed Away & The USPGA Championship Is Getting Underway.

: 08/10/2017 - 13:02

Tributes have been flowing in for Tony Keady who died in the early hours of this morning.

The 53 year old fell ill on Tuesday and died today.

Keady became an iconic GAA figure in the eighties winning two all Irelands as well as the hurler of the year prize in 1988.

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Ireland are assessing their injuries ahead of their next Women's Rugby World cup match against Japan on Sunday.

Tom Tierney's side beat Australia 19-17 in their opening game last night with tries from Muldoon, Griffin and Spence.

Full back Hannah Tyrell knows they can play better.

 

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The USPGA championship gets underway shortly at Quail Hollow North Carolina.

Shane Lowry is on the course at the moment with Rory Mc Ilroy away at around six thirty five.

Padraig Harrington starts at one forty five while Graeme Mc Dowell is away at seven.

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There's one Irish athlete in action at the World Championships in London this evening.

Dublin's Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner makes her debut at a senior global championships when she lines up for the 800-metres heats just after 8pm.

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The Group 3 Ballyroan Stakes is the feature of a seven-race card at Leopardstown this evening.

The going is good to firm ahead of the opener at a quarter-past-five.

The second day of the Sligo festival begins at five-thirty

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