Morning Sports Update

Racing will resume in the U-K tomorrow.

Officials decided to end the equine flu’s six day shutdown late last night.

The British Horseracing Authority announced they were making a risk managed return to racing


The postponed Denman Chase and Betfair Hurdle will now take place at Ascot on Saturday.

SOCCER

The Champions League is back tonight.

Manchester United kick off the last 16 at home to Paris Saint-Germain.

The Red Devils are unbeaten since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge of on an interim basis.

They beat Fulham 3-nil at the weekend to return to the Premier League’s top four.

Solskjaer feels they are bringing vital momentum into the crucial tie

Kick off at Old Trafford is at 8 o’clock.

At the same time Roma are at home for the first leg of their last 16 encounter against F-C Porto.

Willy Boly scored a dramatic late equalised as Wolverhampton Wanderers denied Newcastle a vital victory in their battle to avoid Premier League relegation last night.

Isaac Hayden had put the Magpies on course for victory, but they had to settle for the draw which moves them just one point clear of the drop zone.

Republic of Ireland international Matt Doherty scored a injury time header when the sides met at St James Park in December.

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez says they have not had much luck against Wolves this season

RUGBY

Leinster boss Leo Cullen admits he has mixed emotions following the confirmation that Sean O’Brien will leave the Province later this year.

The Carlow flanker will join London Irish after the World Cup.

O’Brien is said to have signed a 3-year deal with Declan Kidney’s Exiles.

Cullen says he has built an impressive legacy at Leinster

GAELIC GAMES

The Fitzgibbon Cup semi finals get underway tonight.

Waterford hosts the meeting of last year runners up Dublin City University and University College Cork.

U-C-C are aiming to reach the final for the first time 2013.

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