Evening Sports Update

Local Gaelic Games

Radio Kerry had reporters at a number of games throughout the county today.

Laune Rangers are still keeping up the promotion push in division 3 with a 2-10 to 2-8 win over Fossa.

Colm Kelly reports:

Meanwhile, Breda O’Shea watched Glenflesk and Spa Killarney battle it out in division 2, with both sides hitting 1-15 apiece.

In divison 5, Ballylongford overcame Cromane on a scoreline of 2-9 to 0-6. Ger O’Connor has more:

Tim Moynihan watched Skellig Rangers’ defeat of the home side in Farranfore on a scoreline of 2-13 to 2-10 earlier in divison 4.

Hurling
Lixnaw are through to the next round of the Garvey’s Senior County Hurling Championship after a good win over Ballyduff, winning out by 3-19 to 1-16.

Timmy Sheehan reports:

Full list of today’s results:
Senior Football League Div 2
Killarney Legion, (Round 8), Killarney Legion 1-12 Currow 1-12
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Spa, (Round 8), Spa Killarney 1-15 Glenflesk 1-15

Senior Football League Div 3
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: J P O Sullivan Park (Laune Rangers), (Round 8), Laune Rangers 2-10 Fossa 2-8

Senior Football League Div 4
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Farranfore (Firies), (Round 8), Skelligs Rangers 2-11 Firies 2-9
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Lispole, (Round 8), Lispole 1-8 Renard 0-10
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Tarbert, (Round 8), Tarbert 2-14 Duagh 0-8

Senior Football League Div 5
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Valentia, (Round 8), Valentia W/O Austin Stacks –
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Cordal, (Round 8), Cordal 1-13 Rathmore 0-13
Sun, 16 Jul, Venue: Tousist, (Round 8), Moyvane 1-14 Tuosist 0-9

National GAA

Dublin lead Kildare 2-8 to ten points at half-time in the Leinster football final.

Early goals from Dean Rock and James McCarthy gave Dublin a 2-3 to one point lead.

But Kildare have rallied with points from the likes of Paddy Brophy and Daniel Flynn and trail by only four points after the opening period.

Earlier on, Tyrone are Ulster football champions for the fifteenth time after their commanding 2-17 to 0-15 victory over Down in Clones this afternoon.

Two second half goals from substitute Ronan O’Neill ensured that Mickey Harte’s men cruised to victory.

Tyrone captain Sean Cavanagh said it was nice to be able to enjoy the closing stages after the drama of 2016.

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Lewis Hamilton has won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this afternoon.

Finland’s Valterri Bottas finished second with Kimmi Raikkonen taking the final place on the podium.

The current leader in the Drivers Championship Sebastian Vettel finished in seventh spot.

Vettel is now just one point ahead of Hamilton in the drivers championship.

Tennis

Roger Federer has re-written the tennis history books once again.

He’s the Wimbledon men’s singles title for a record eighth time after beating Marin Cilic (pron: CHILL-ITCH) 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.

It’s also an unprecedented 19th grand slam success for Federer – who didn’t drop a set all tournament.