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Morning Sports Update

Apr 6, 2021 10:04 By radiokerrynews
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SOCCER

West Ham have moved into the Premier League's top four.

First half goals from Jesse Lingard, Pablo Fornals and Jarrod Bowen helped them to a 3-2 win against Wolves.

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Leander Dendoncker pulled one back for the hosts just before half-time, with Fabio Silva netting in the second half.

West Ham Manager David Moyes says it was hard to watch

 

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Wolves boss Nuno Espririto Santo says his sides defending was not good enough

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Earlier, Everton missed a host of chances before conceding a late equaliser in their 1-all draw with Crystal Palace.

They're now four points behind Chelsea in fourth - but do have a game in hand on many of their rivals for a place in the European qualification spots.

Manager Carlo Ancelotti says it's a wasted opportunity.

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RACING

150-1 shot Freewheelin Dylan secured a remarkable win in yesterday's Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.

It is the biggest-priced winner ever of the race, which first took place in 1870.

The Sheila Mangan-owned nine-year-old won for jockey Ricky Doyle and trainer Dermot McLoughlin.

There is a Kerry connection to the winner, Freewheelin Dylan winning a hunters Chase in Listowel 4 years ago as a 5 year old.

 

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No racing at home this afternoon but there is 4 meetings cross channel

 

Pontefract is Good to Firm, Good in Places, off at 1 O Clock

 

Exeter is Good, good to firm in places, they go at 1:45.

 

It’s a 2:10 start in Bath, the going is Good, good to firm in places.

 

While evening racing is from Chelmsford City, the going is standard and the first is off at 5 O Clock.

 

SNOOKER

Ken Doherty begins his bid for a place at the World Snooker Championship this morning.

He's in first round qualifying action against Welsh player Lee Walker from half-nine.

Last night, Limerick's Leo Fernandez was knocked out.

He was beaten by Fraser Patrick by six frames to four.

Stephen Hendry secured his place in the second round with a 6-3 win over Jimmy White.

Championship strugglers Sheffield Wednesday shocked Mick McCarthy's Cardiff last night - thrashing them 5-nil at Hillsborough.

The win takes the Yorkshire club off the bottom of the table, after Wycombe's win at Rotherham earlier in the day had sent them to the foot.

It also puts a major dent in Cardiff's play-off ambitions, with the Welsh club now eight points adrift of sixth.

 

OLYMPICS

North Korea will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus concerns.

It's the first time since 1988 the country will mis

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