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BY Simon Maguire 07:21 Thursday 14 June 2018, 7:21 14 Jun 2018

Ger and Eoin are in the hot seats for this morning's OTB AM with a packed weekend of sport almost upon us.

The 2018 World Cup is finally going to kick-off later today when Russia take on Saudi Arabia and we'll be live to John Duggan in Moscow for the build-up.

Alan Quinlan will also patch into studio on the Skype machine from Melbourne as Ireland look to level the series against Australia.

Joe Molloy joins us to preview the 2nd major of the season as the US Open begins at Shinnecock Hills in New York. 

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