Limerick and Waterford will face off in the Munster Hurling Championship


Updated at 4 p.m.


Manchester City lead Watford 3-1 at half-time in their Premier League encounter at the Etihad Stadium. Gabriel Jesus scored a brace for the champions, while Hassane Kamara netted one for the Hornets. Rodri scored the third for City.

Elsewhere, Joelinton gave Newcastle a 1-0 half-time lead against Norwich City, while there was no goal between Leicester City and Aston Villa.

Earlier, Arsenal beat Manchester United 3-1 in their midday game, with goals from Nuno Traveres, Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka bolstering the team’s top four hopes. Cristiano Ronaldo also hit the net on his return to United’s squad.

Later, Tottenham can return to last place in the Champions League if they win against Brentford late in the game. Kick-off at Brentford Community Stadium is at 5.30pm.

In the SSE Airtricity League there is a Premier Division game tonight where Drogheda United go to Sligo Rovers. In the Premier League, it’s Treaty United against Longford Town at 7:30 p.m.


Cavan reached the semi-finals of the Ulster Senior Football Championship, beating Antrim 1-20 to 0-10. Gearóid McKiernan provided the goal for the opposing team at Corrigan Park.

In the later Munster Senior Hurling Championship it is the All Ireland champions against the League champions. Kyle Hayes will miss his first league game for Limerick as they host Waterford at the Gaelic Grounds at 7pm, while Waterford have named Aussie Gleeson and Jamie Barron as their replacements.

In the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship there are three matches tonight. First it’s Wexford v Dublin with a throw-in at Wexford Park at 5pm, then defending champions Kilkenny host Laois half an hour later while a meeting between Galway and Westmeath begins at 6pm.


Connacht are in action in the URC this afternoon after making the long trip to Johannesburg to face the Lions. Cian Prendergast kicked in a try for the away team, who were leading 14-3 after 30 minutes. The visitors also got a penalty try.

Later table players Leinster take on Sharks in Durban at 5.15pm.

Elsewhere, former Ulster fullback Pedrie Wannenburg has died aged 41 following a car crash in Texas. He played 20 times for South Africa and coached Austin Elite in Major League Rugby.


A record crowd of 94,000 will be at Wembley tonight for one of the biggest boxing fights in history.

Tyson Fury is putting his WBC heavyweight title on the line against Dillian Whyte – claiming it will be his last fight before retirement.


American duo Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay lead the Zurich Classic of New Orleans halfway through.

They are 17 under par in the team event, one stroke ahead of the field.

Ryder Cup teammates Shane Lowry and Ian Poulter are 11 under par.

Elsewhere, two-time Open golf champion Greg Norman is hoping to come out of retirement to take part in the 150th edition of the tournament at St Andrews.

The 67-year-old, who won the title in 1986 and 1993, hasn’t played professionally for over a decade.

The Australian, who would need a bye to play, told News Corp: “If there was a moment I would consider going back and playing one last time, that’s it.”


Antrim’s Mark Allen is out of the World Snooker Championship, having been beaten by six-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 13-4 at the Crucible.

Elsewhere, Judd Trump is tied with Anthony McGill in the quarter-finals at Sheffield.


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