Evening Sports Update

SOCCER

In the Premier League,

Spurs 100% start to the season remains intact after they defeated Fulham 3-1 at Wembley.


Lucas Moura gave the home side the advantage just before the break – Kieran Trippier and Harry Kane then sealed the win in the second half.

Elsewhere,

Everton got their first league win under Marco Silva – goals from Theo Walcott and Richarlison helped them to a 2 – 0 win over Southampton at Goodison Park.

Newly promoted Wolves are still waiting for their first victory – they fell to a 2 – 0 defeat to a 10 man Leicester City.

The Foxes had Jamie Vardy sent off midway through the second half for a high tackle on Matt Doherty.

Bournemouth earned their second win in as many weeks, coming from behind to beat West Ham 2 – 1away from home.

Earlier,

Cardiff and Newcastle each picked up their first points of the season after their lunchtime kickoff finished 0 – 0.

The evening kick off sees Chelsea play host to Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea are unchaged to the side which defeated Huddersfield last weekend.

Arsenal make 2 alterations with Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal breaking into Unai Emery’s starting 11.

In the Scottish League Cup,

Celtic put a difficult week behind them to progress in the Bet Fred Cup.

The holders beat Partick 3-1 in the second round.

Brendan Rodgers’s side went out of the Champions League in mid-week.

Franny Kiernan reports

GAELIC GAMES

Michael Graham is set to become the new Cavan Senior Football Manager.

The Cavan County Board last night ratified Graham, with a committee expected to confirm his appointment this coming Monday.

CAMOGIE

The first of todays All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi finals gets underway in the coming hour.

Kilkenny face Connacht champions Galway at Semple Stadium from 5:30pm.

In the following game the defending All-Ireland champions Cork play Tipperary.

BASKETBALL

The Ireland Under 16 men got back to their winning ways today as they finished the FIBA Under 16 European Championships with a 67-59 win over Belarus.

A huge third display from the boys in green set them on the road to glory, with superb defence across the team the key to unravelling the Belarus’ game plan, and Ireland kept their cool to hold out for victory.

Despite Belarus’ best efforts with a last-minute run, Ireland ran out 67-59 winners. Ireland finished their European tournament in 15th place with four wins and four losses.

SWIMMING

Three Irish swimmers will look to add to Ireland’s medal tally at the World Para Swimming European Championships later.

Ellen Keane landed out first last night – claiming bronze in the Women’s 200 metres SM9 Individual Medly Final.

Barry McClements, Nicole Turner and James Sully are all in final action after 6 o’clock this evening.

BOXING

Paddy Barnes fights for his first World title this evening in his hometown of Belfast.

The 2 time Olympic Bronze medalist faces Cristofer Rosales for the WBC flyweight championship at Windsor Park.

It’s a part of the undercard for Carl Frampton’s headline bout with Luke Jackson.

GOLF

Graeme McDowell is level par after 1 holes of his third round at the Wyndham Championship.

It leaves the ulster man 3 under par for the tournament in North Carolina.

The overnight leader Brandt Snedeker will resume from 14 under par at 7pm Irish time.