Evening Sports Update


Manchester United lead Tottenham Hotspur at half-time in their Premier League clash at Wembley.

Marcus Rashford slotted past Spurs’ keeper Hugo Lloris in added time of the first half, after a well-weighted pass from Paul Pogba.

Earlier in the game, Spurs striker Harry Kane had a goal disallowed for offside.


Everton have secured their first Premier League win at home in 3 games.

Second-half goals from Kurt Zouma and Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave the Toffees a 2-0 win over Bournemouth at Goodison Park.

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe believes the result is harsh on his team

The result moves Marco Silva’s side to 10th in the league table, 2 points behind Watford who are in 7th.



Munster now know what they have to do if they’re to finish top of Pool 2 in the Heineken Champions Cup.

After Exeter Chiefs’ bonus point win over Castres this afternoon, Johann Van Graan’s side are 4 points clear of the English side going into next week’s clash at Thomond Park.

Should Munster lose, they’ll need to get a bonus point and hope Exeter don’t secure one of their own.

If both teams are tied at the top of the Pool after next week’s match, then Exeter Chiefs would go through as group winners as they would have scored more match points in the two games between the sides.

The Examiner Rugby Correspondent Simon Lewis reviews the Champions Cup over the weekend.



Clare have won the Munster Senior Hurling League.

The Banner County beat Tipperary on a scoreline of 4-20 to 1-18 at the Gaelic Grounds.

Clare secured the 11-point win in the second half, after both sides went in deadlocked at the break.


Wexford will play Galway in the Walsh Cup final.

It’s after the holders beat Kilkenny by 16 points to 13 in Enniscorthy.

Meanwhile, Galway travelled to Parnell Park to face Dublin, and left a narrow 21 points to 1-17 victory.


In Ulster, Armagh will face Tyrone in the Dr McKenna Cup final.

Armagh beat Donegal by 14 points to 1-10 in Omagh, while Tyrone got the better of Derry on a scoreline of 14 points to 1-8.



Felix Desjy has claimed the Grade 2 Moscow Flyer Novices Hurdle, the feature of the day’s racing at Punchestown.

The Gordon Elliot-trained 6 year old came home under the mount of Sean Flanagan in the colours of Gigginstown.

He finished 5 lengths clear of the Jessie Harrington mount Jetez.