Morning Sports Update

Apr 9, 2021 08:04 By radiokerrysport
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Racing at home today is from Wexford, the going is good and the first of a 7 race card is off at 4:15.



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It’s day 2 of the Grand National meeting at Aintree, the going at the Liverpool track is Good to Soft.

Mike Vince looks ahead




First is off at 1:45



Leicester is Good to Firm, good in places, off at 1.



Sedgefield is Good, off at 2


While evening racing is from Kempton, the going is Standard to slow and the first goes to post at 4:35.



England's Justin Rose has taken a commanding lead after round one of the Masters at Augusta.

He lies on 7 under par after an opening 65, four shots clear of Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama.

The defending champion Dustin Johnson is 2 over par.

Open champion Shane Lowry played well, taking 71 for a 1 under par score that leaves him in a tie for 8th.

Rory McIlroy slumped to a 4 over par 76.

But McIlroy is stressing the positives.



Leader Rose tells Sky Sports News, keeping calm was key to getting back on track.




Manchester United are on course to reach the semi finals of the Europa League.

They beat Granada 2-0 in Spain in the first leg of their quarter final last night.

Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes scored the United goals.


United Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels the referee was too quick to book players.

Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw by Slavia Prague at the Emirates Stadium.

Substitute Nicolas Pepe had put the north London club ahead with just 4 minutes to go, before the Czech champions grabbed a valuable away goal.

However, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is sure they can get the result they need next week.



Elsewhere in the Europa League quarter finals last night, Ajax were beaten 2-1 at home by Roma while Villarreal took a vital away goal as they beat Dinamo Zagreb 1-0

In the Premier League tonight, relegation threatened Fulham host Wolves.

The Cottagers will leapfrog Newcastle and exit the bottom three if they win.

That match begins at 8.



If you missed it last evening, this year's All Ireland finals will be played in August.

The GAA has revealed its fixture list for the year, with the Allianz Hurling League first to resume on May 8th and 9th.

The Football Championship will again be played on a knockout basis.

Meanwhile, GAA President Larry McCarthy says high-profile breaches of their training ban have caused reputational damage to the association.



Fergal O’Brien’s Crucible hopes were ended by Stuart Carrington last night.

The Dubliner was beaten 6-2 in their second round World Championship qualifier in Sheffield.

Gerard Greene enters the fray today, facing James Cahill in another second round qualifier.

While Jordan Brown awaits the winner of today’s meeting of David Grace and Steven Hallworth.

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