GAELIC GAMES

The second-half has gotten underway between Clare and Limerick in their Munster Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium.

The Treaty County lead 25 points to 1-18 with 53 minutes on the clock.

The game is also doubling up as the Allianz National Hurling League final.

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For the first time in 23 years Mayo will be playing Division Two football in the Allianz National League next year.

A one point loss to Tyrone in Castlebar today saw them relegated.

3-14 to 1-19 was the final score with Conor McKenna finding the back of the net twice for Mickey Harte’s side as well as Darragh Canavan.

Monaghan and already relegated Meath drew 2-14 to 1-17 in Clones and with the point Monaghan are safe.

At the other end of the table, Dublin beat Galway on a scoreline of 2-15 to 15 points at Pearse Stadium.

Seán Bugler and Con O’Callaghan with the goals in the second-half and the win sees the Dubs finish second behind Kerry.

CAMOGIE

In the Liberty Insurance All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Waterford beat Munster rivals Limerick 2-15 to to 9 points in Group 2 today.

While Tipperary saw off Dublin 1-13 to 11 points in Group 3.

SOCCER

Action has gotten underway now in the second Premier League game of the day.

Wolves are entertaining Newcastle where it’s scoreless after just over 15 minutes of play.

Earlier on, Everton’s unbeaten start to the new season came to an end.

They lost 2-0 to Southampton at St. Mary’s thanks to first-half goals from James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams.

Everton finished up with 10 men with Lucas Digne sent off in the 72nd minute for a foul on Kyle Walker-Peters.

Toffees Boss Carlo Ancelotti felt his players didn’t do enough in the game

Later on, Arsenal and Leicester City meet at the Emirates from a quarter-past-7.

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Rangers have beaten Livingston 2-0 at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership.

With the win, Steven Gerrard’s side extend their lead at the top of the table to 6 points after Celtic slipped up and drew 3-3 with Aberdeen earlier on.

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Here at home, Waterford have beaten Dundalk 1-0 at the RSC in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

With the win the hosts go fourth in the table, just a point behind the Lilywhites.

RUGBY

At the Kingspan Stadium Ulster have beaten the the Dragons 40 points to 17 in their PRO14 clash.

That’s three wins from three for Dan McFarland’s side this season.

Connacht are away to Edinburgh from 25-to-8 this evening.

GOLF

Rory McIlroy has gotten his final round of the Zozo Championship in California underway from 9-under-par.

The Northern Irish man is 10 shots off the lead that’s currently held by American Justin thomas.

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Jonathan Caldwell shot a 4-under-par final round of 68 today at the Italian Open.

That saw him finish in a tie for 5th on 17-under-par, 3 shots behind winner Ross McGowan.

F1

Lewis Hamilton has set an outright record for Formula 1 victories.

His win in the Portuguese Grand Prix today has taken him to 92 and sees him surpass Michael Schumacher.

His Mercedes team-mate Valterri Bottas was second.

Robert McElroy reports



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