Lunchtime Sports Update

RUGBY

New Zealand have beaten Australia 40-12 to retain the Bledisloe Cup

Beauden Barrett’s four-try masterclass led a clinical All Blacks to victory at Auckland’s Eden Park to claim the cup for a 16th straight year.


Barrett finished with a match haul of 30 points, a New Zealand individual match record against Australia.

SOCCER

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the Daily Mail F-A-I Cup will be completed this evening.

Longford Town host Shelbourne in an all First Division second-round clash.

There’s a half-seven kick-off at City Calling Stadium.

Aston Villa have completed the season-long loan signing of Yannick Bolasie from Everton.

The Congo international will be paraded at Villa Park this afternoon.

However he’s NOT in the squad for today’s match against Reading. .

GOLF

Waterford’s Seamus Power just made the cut at the Northern Trust on the P-G-A Tour.

He scraped through at level-par alongside Tiger Woods.

Jamie Lovemark and three-time major winner Brooks Koepka share the lead into day three at 10-under.

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