Morning Sports Update

SOCCER

There was high drama in the first round of the FAI Cup at Turner’s Cross last night.

Cork City and Longford Town looked set for penalties until a Ricardo Dinanga goal in added time of extra-time handed a 1-nil victory to the hosts.

Things were more straightforward at Oriel Park where an early Sean Hoare goal gave Dundalk a 1-nil win over Waterford.

The draw for the last-16 will take place at midday.

Wolves were left to rue a first half penalty miss as they exited the Europa League at the quarter final stage.

Raul Jimenez saw his spot-kick saved by Sevilla keeper Bono.

Sevilla struck late through a Lucas Ocampos header for a 1-nil win that sets up a semi-final with Manchester United on Sunday.

The other semi final will see Shakhtar Donetsk play Inter Milan.

Shakhtar were 4-1 winners against Basel last night.

The Champions League quarter-finals begin tonight in Lisbon.

Atalanta take on Paris Saint Germain with kick-off at 8 o’clock.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says he isn’t sure Boli Bolingoli will play for them again.

The defender broke quarantine rules by taking a secret trip to Spain, prompting the Scottish government to postpone their next two games, including tonight’s fixture with St Mirren.

Lennon has apologised on behalf of the Premiership champions.

There’s one game tonight in the Jimmy Falvey Memorial Youth Cup 1/4 Final (extra time & pens if needed)

6-30 Killarney Athletic v Dingle Bay Rovers , Venue Woodlawn.

SNOOKER

The World Championship semi finals get underway this afternoon at the Crucible in Sheffield.

The first session sees Kyren Wilson take on Anthony McGill.

McGill booked his place in the last four with a 13-10 win over Kurt Maflin.

Five time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan won eleven frames out of fourteen to beat Mark Williams also by 13 frames to 10.

O’Sullivan will face three time winner Mark Selby in the evening session.

RACING

There’s an eight race card at Gowran Park this afternoon with the first off at 1pm.