FIFA Ban Captains Wearing #OneLove Armbands at World Cup; Rangers Sack Von Bronkhurst; Kildare Scoreboard Weekend Results, 6.30pm
The captains of
Harry Kane and Gareth Bale were among European skippers who planned to show their support for inclusivity and LGBTQ-plus rights.
FIFA had indicated they could be shown yellow cards if they went ahead with wearing the armbands.
In the same group, Wales play the
Rangers have sacked manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst.
They went into the break for the World Cup nine points behind Celtic.
They finished bottom of their Champions League group - without a point.
Last season, Van Bronckhorst won the Scottish Cup and took Rangers to the Europa League final.
Josh van der Flier has become the third Irish player to win the World Rugby Player of the Year award.
Johnny Sexton - who was also nominated - and Keith Wood are the previous Irish winners.
Terry Kennedy made it an Irish double by winning the Sevens award.
Leona Maguire is up to 20th in the latest world rankings.
The Cavan native finished second at last night's Tour Championship in
Reminder to join Paul Power this evening at 6.30 for Kildare Scoreboard a review of the weekend Kildare Sport.