Evening Sports Update

GAELIC GAMES

Limerick’s 45 year wait for All Ireland Hurling glory is over

Galway did taste success in the Electric Ireland GAA Hurling All-Ireland Minor Championship


The Tribesmen beat Kilkenny, 21 points to 14

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Galway have beaten Kilkenny in the Electric Ireland GAA Hurling All-Ireland Minor Championship

Galway 0-21 Kilkenny 0-14 the final score

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In Ladies Football,

A heroic comeback from Cavan has meant they’ve secured their spot in the Senior Championship in 2019

They overturned an 8 point deficit at Half Time to win by three

It ended Cavan 2-14 Tipp 1-14

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SOCCER

Manchester City have continued the 100 per-cent start to their Premier League title defence in some style.

The champions thrashed Huddersfield 6-1 in their first home game of the season.

Watford also made it 2 wins from as many matches with a 3-1 victory at Burnley.

Brighton are on course for a repeat of last seasons home win over Manchester United in the late kick off

Richard Newman reports from the Amex Stadium

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The draw for the quarter-finals of the Scottish League Cup has been made.

Holders Celtic will be away to St Johnstone.

Rangers booked their place in the last eight with a 3-1 win at Kilmarnock.
Robert McElroy reports

They’ll next host Championship side Ayr.

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SWIMMING

Nicole Turner has qualified for her sixth final at the World Para Swimming European Championships after finishing 3rd in her 100-metre freestyle heat this morning

The 16 year old from Portarlington has already won silver in the 50m Butterfly and will race in this evening’s final at 5.30pm.

Bronze medal winner in the women’s 200m individual medley, Ellen Keane, will go in the final of the SB8 100m breaststroke at 5.05pm

Patrick Flanagan and Seán O’Riordan failed to advance from their heats this morning

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GOLF

Graeme McDowell is the only Irish contender in action heading in to the final day of the Wyndham Championship.

The Ulster man will resume from 3 under par later today, well off the lead held by Brandt Snedeker on 16 under par.

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RACING

There’s racing this afternoon in Tramore.

The latest, the 4:15 was won by “Mill Quest” the 10/11 fav