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1. #HURLING Kilkenny will play Galway in the All-Ireland SHC final after storming to victory against Tipperary yesterday.
2. #INJURY Manchester City Roberto Mancini is sweating over the fitness of Sergio Aguero after the striker suffer a knee injury during their opening Premier League fixture of the season yesterday.
The current champions, who came from behind to beat new boys Southampton 3-2, were forced to replace the Argentine star early in the first half.
3. #TENNIS Roger Federer had the perfect preparation for the US Open by winning the Cinncinnati Open over the weekend. The World number 1 picked up his sixth ATP title this year – seeing off Novak Djokovic 6-0 7-6 . Read more here.
4. #ATHLETICS Ireland’s 100m hurdles record holder Derval O’Rourke was in action at the Woodie’s DIY National League final in Tullamore yesterday. The Cork runner won in a time of 13.17. Read more here.
5. #DEBUT? Manchester United kick off their 2012/13 campaign tonight with a trip to Everton (8pm). Last season’s runners-up up take on the Toffees at Goodison Park and Dutch striker Robin van Persie could be in line for a first appearance for the club since joining from Arsenal last week.