Morning Sports Update

SOCCER

There’s been a big money transfer confirmed on the continent.

Monaco have signed the highly-rated Belgian midfielder Youri Tielemans from Anderlecht.

He’s cost the newly-crowned French champions 23-million euro.

CYCLING

Matthew Teggart wears the leader’s yellow jersey for today’s An Post Rás.

Today the peleton make the 181 kilometre trek from Buncrana to Dungloe

GOLF

There’s a strong Irish contingent in the field for the PGA Championship which gets underway today at Wentworth.

The tournament is the first tournament in the new Rolex Series.

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry are joined by the likes of Paul Dunne, Gary Hurley and Neil O’Briain.

Lowry is the first Irish golfer out on course, when he tees off after 8.30 this morning alongside Ross Fisher and Thorbjorn Olesen

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