Lunchtime Sports Update


Rory McIlroy is gearing up for the final round of the weather delayed B-M-W Championship in Pensylvania

Persistent rainfall forced officials to postpone play yesterday, but the tournament has just resumed.

McIlroy holds a share of second place on 16 under par.

He lies just a single shot behind the leader Justin Rose.


The draw for the semi finals of the F-A-I Cup is due to take place this evening.

Holders Cork City and last year’s runners up Dundalk must avoid each other if they are to contest the final for the third year running.

Waterford also go into the hat, along with the winners of the remaining quarter final between Bohemians and Derry City.

The ties are due to be played on the final weekend of September.


There have been calls for a rule change following the controversial end to yesterday’s All Ireland Camogie final at Croke Park.

The Rebels retained the O’Duffy Cup following a contentious late free, which led to Orla Cotter scoring the winning point.

Cork boss Paudie Murray says the non contrat rules are making things very difficult for the match officials.

His opposite number Anne Downey feels the referee made a costly call