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Sky Sports presenter Clare Tomlinson says she's 'mortified' about THAT All-Ireland gaffe

“In 18 years of live TV, it’s up there with my worst moments.” Ah Clare, it’s OK.

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SKY SPORTS NEWS presenter Clare Tomlinson has apologised for dropping a bit of a clanger after the All Ireland Final at the weekend.

While reading a report of the match on Sunday, Tomlinson referred to the draw between Dublin and Mayo as the “All-England Final”:

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As you can imagine, the slip-up was quickly shared across social media, and was greeted with just a bit of incredulity:

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Tomlinson has apologised for the gaffe following the outcry, saying it was “a slip of the tongue” at the “end of a long, late shift”.

“Am so mortified,” she tweeted. “In 18 years of live TV, it’s up there with my worst moments.”

Ah Clare. You’re grand.

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Previously: Sky Sports News reporter refers to Dublin v Mayo as ‘the All-England final’>

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