Here's all the Irish in action on day 8 of #Rio2016

After yesterday's rowing success by the O'Donovan brothers, the action doesn't let up for Ireland's Olympians today.

Golf

Padraig Harrington and Seamus Power are in action for Ireland in the men’s golf which starts at 11.30am this morning.

West Waterford’s Seamus Power is joint ninth overall on four-under, six shots behind the Australian leader Marcus Fraser, and tees off at 2.45pm this afternoon.

Padraig Harrington shot a level-par round of 71 to keep him one under for the tournament in 22nd position, and he starts his third round at 1.36pm

Cycling

We have more Irish Olympic history today as Shannon McCurley becomes Ireland’s first female cyclist to compete in an Olympic track event.

She starts in the Kierin at 2pm.

Rowing

Afrer comprehensively winning her placement semi-final in the single sculls yesterday, Sanita Puspure will be out on the water again at 2pm this afternoon.

Boxing

Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine, nick-named the ‘Wee Rooster’, makes his debut in the ring against an Uzbeki opponent at 3.15pm.

Stephen Donnelly also has his quarter-final bout in the welterweight division at 4.15pm.

Sailing

Annalise Murphy starts Race 9 of the women's Laser Radial in third fourteen points behind Danish leader Anne-Marie Rindom at 5pm.

Finn Lynch, 29th in the men’s Laser, starts five minutes after Annalise as do Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton in the men’s 49er. They lie fifth after the opening day as are Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey in the women’s 49er FX who start at 5.20pm.

Badminton

Scott Evans has his second group game in badminton close around 11.15pm.

Athletics

All eyes will be on the three Irish women - Michelle Finn, Sara Treacy and Kerry O’Flaherty - in the steeplechase heats at 2pm.

Finally, Mark English will run in the 800m semis in the wee hours, around 2am on Sunday morning.

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