(New Everton signing Romelu Lukaku pictured at a press conference)Jose Mourinho has revealed the reason why Romelu Lukaku was sold – he wasn’t willing to fight for a first-team place.Former British and Irish Lion Lee Byrne has been named as captain of Newport Gwent Dragons.West Ham United star Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.Shane Long and David Meyler started, as Hull drew 0-0 with AS Trencín in the Europa League tonight.The best thing we sharedGAA players discuss their nightmares: Source: officialgaa/YouTubeOn the record “[Lee] does need me more than I need him. There’s a lot of big fights out there for me… But it’s still a big fight and one that I want to be involved in. It’s a big fight for Irish boxing. With Eddie talking about coming to the O2 in November, that’s definitely one of the fights he is looking at.”Matthew Macklin on the possibility of fighting Andy Lee.The fixture listDay Five of the Galway Races will be taking place.There’s a full round of Airtricity League games scheduled, including a top-of-the-table clash between Cork City and Dundalk.Michael Conlan, Michaela Walsh, Paddy Barnes and Alanna Audley-Murphy are all in semi-final action on Day Nine of the Commonwealth Games.The Irish Women’s rugby team face USA in their World Cup openerShowbiz, Baby!Johnny Murtagh was looking fairly slick at the Galway Races today. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO“I saw two foxes, a badger and a load of deer… The badger was incredible!”Sick of the Commonwealth Games? Here’s 5 sporting events that need to go away>Analysis: Does Jose Mourinho give young players enough of a chance?> NEED TO CATCH up? TheScore.ie brings you a round-up of today’s sports news… Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO(Marie Louise Reilly and Lynne Cantwell of the Irish Women’s Rugby team pose for a pic)HomeJohn Gill, the Shamrock Rovers assistant boss, has expressed disgust at criticism aimed at Trevor Croly by RTÉ pundit Alan Cawley.Ex-Cork footballer Ian Jones is part of the backroom staff for the USA Women’s Rugby side that take on Ireland in the World Cup tomorrow.There were ugly scenes at last night’s Milk Cup event in Coleraine, as four players were sent off and another appeared to be kicked in the head.Ireland Women’s coach Philip Doyle named an experienced XV ahead of their upcoming World Cup clash with USA. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHOTony McCoy and Thomas Edison triumphed in the Guinness Galway Hurdle at the Galway Races.Irish defender Richard Dunne has announced his retirement from international football.There are three changes in the Kildare football team to face Monaghan on Saturday night, while Cork are unchanged for their encounter with Mayo.AwayIt has emerged that Manchester United’s €945 million shirt sponsorship deal with Adidas could shrink significantly if the team fail to make the Champions League.