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Evening Sports Update

Apr 9, 2021 17:04 By radiokerrysport
Evening Sports Update Evening Sports Update
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Golf

 

The leader board is beginning to shake up at Augusta as Round 2 of the Masters continues in Georgia.

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Just Rose is 3 over for his round, 4 under for the tournament and just once shot clear of a chasing pack.

 

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Offaly’s Shane Lowry is 3 over for his day so far, 2 over for the tournament

 

Rory McIlroy tees off from +4 just before 7 this evening

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RUGBY

Leinster head-coach Leo Cullen has brought Scott Fardy into his pack for tomorrow's Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at Exeter.

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The experienced Australian partners Devin Toner in the second-row with Ryan Baird having to settle for a place on the bench.

Johnny Sexton skippers the PRO14 Champions from out-half while Rory O'Loughlin partners Robbie Henshaw in midfield.

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Ulster will be without their captain Iain Henderson for their Challenge Cup quarter-final away to Northampton tomorrow night.

The Ireland lock remains sidelined with a shoulder injury sustained against England last month.

Head-coach Dan McFarland has stuck with the same starting 15 from last week's victory over Harlequins.

SOCCER

There's two games in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this evening.

At 5.45 St. Pat's entertain bottom side Derry City.

Then at 7.45 Bohemians will look to put their terrible start to the new season behind them when they head to Oriel Park to face Dundalk.

There's a full round of fixtures in the First Division meanwhile.

Cork City entertain Athlone, Galway United are in Dublin to face Cabinteely, UCD host neighbours Bray Wanderers, Treaty United take on Cobh Ramblers,

and it's Shelbourne versus Wexford Youths at Tolka Park with all of those games kicking off at 7.45.

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Fulham boss Scott Parker feels his players need to learn the "dark arts" of football if they're to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

They head into tonight's game with Wolves 3 points from safety - having played a game more than Newcastle above them.

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Watford have the chance to go 12-points ahead of third-place Brentford in the race for promotion in the EFL Championship this evening.

The Hornets entertain Reading at Vicarage Road from 8pm.

RACING

Fakir D'Oudairies has won today's feature at Aintree - the Marsh Melling Chase.

The Joseph O'Brien trained 6-year-old was guided to victory by Mark Walsh after going off the 2-to-1 odds on favourite.

Here at home, there's a seven race card taking place at Wexford.

SNOOKER

James Cahill and Northern Ireland's Gerard Greene are tied at 3-frames-apiece in their quarter-final qualifier at the World Snooker Championship.

This is a best of six frames encounter.

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