We’ll Leave It There So: Delaney protest, Ruddock the skipper and all of today’s sport

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Katie Taylor leads the Irish team out at the European Games opening ceremony in Baku Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

HomeA plane carrying an anti-John Delaney banner will be flown over the Aviva Stadium before Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Scotland tomorrow.Aiden McGeady has emerged as a major injury doubt for the game after sitting out training today with a hamstring complaint.Ireland U20s have lost their captain with Nick McCarthy ruled out of the remainder of the World Championships with a shoulder injury.County Monaghan athlete Shane McLaughlin who had his carbon fibre blade stolen at the weekend, has been fitted with a replacement. Cillian O’Connor has been passed fit for Mayo’s Connacht SFC semi-final against Galway on Sunday.St Patrick’s Athletic are offering Scotland fans free entry into their game against Limerick if they turn up to Richmond Park wearing a kilt.Rhys Ruddock is one of three full internationals named in the Emerging Ireland side to face Italy in tomorrow’s Tbilisi Cup opener. Meath have been forced to name six championship debutants in their side for their clash with Wicklow after an injury crisis.

The Scots are in town as they had a run-out at the Aviva Stadium Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

AwayStade Francais and Clermont have named their sides for Saturday’s Top 14 final as the Parisian club hope to paint the French capital pink with a first title since 2007.Liverpool have signed goalkeeper Adam Bogdan from Bolton Wanderers as Brendan Rodgers’ summer spending continues.Man United have completed the signing of Memphis Depay on a four-year deal from PSV Eindhoven.Conor McGregor’s next opponent, Jose Aldo, underwent a drug test on Thursday but his urine sample wasn’t sent to the lab.Here’s all today’s transfer gossip in one place with speculation mounting that Man United are in hot pursuit of Harry Kane.The best thing we shared today

Paddy Power have been at it again as they ‘stir up the haggis’ ahead of tomorrow’s big game. Well played.

On the record

One legendary broadcaster pays tribute to another as Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh remembers the late Bill O’Herlihy.

Where we were today

Ben Blake was on the press conference trail as Martin O’Neill spoke to the media before Gordon Strachan and Craig Brown were on front of the microphones at Lansdowne Road.

John O’Shea alongside O’Neill at Ireland’s pre-game press conference earlier. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

The fixture listKildare face Laois in the Leinster SFC quarter-final replay in Tullamore at 7.15pm tomorrow while Louth take on Fermanagh in the Nicky Rackard Cup promotion/relegation play-off.The European Games get underway in Baku with Ireland’s Aileen Reid first-up in the Women’s Triathlon at 8.30am on Saturday morning.It’s the big one – Ireland face Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in their Euro 2016 Qualifier at 5pm while Northern Ireland host Romania at 7.45pm.Showbiz, baby!

Chicken curry, fried rice and a can of coke after a game? We’re not sure Everton’s dietician will be best pleased over Seamus Coleman‘s post-match meal choice but it’s clearly not just the footballers who indulge after a game.

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