Sunday, October 02, 2022

Digital Desk Staff


Shinrone are the Offaly senior hurling champions for the first time.

They overcame the challenge of Kilcormac-Killoughey in Sunday’s final at O’Connor Park by 26 to 2-13.

In Laois, Clough-Ballacolla claimed their third title in a row with a 1-24 to 16 points win over Camross.

Elsewhere, Kilmacud Crokes are through to the Dublin football final after a 12 points to 1-3 win over Thomas Davis.


Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag says his team “let their fans down” in their 6-3 defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League.

Phil Foden and Erling Haaland both got hat-tricks for the Premier League champions, with United suffering their first loss in four top-flight outings.

In today’s other Premier League game, 10-man Leeds played out a 0-0 draw with Aston Villa.


Wolves have sacked manager Bruno Lage after their worst ever start to a Premier League season.

They have picked up just six points from their first eight games and sit in the bottom three.

Wolves were beaten 2-nil by West Ham at the London Stadium yesterday.


Lauren McLellan’s equaliser earned Sligo Rovers a draw with Treaty United in the Women’s National League this afternoon.

The visitors took the lead through Cara Griffin’s first-half effort, but it finished 1-1 at the Showgrounds.


Rory McIlroy’s final day challenge at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland fell short.

He ended in a tie for fourth at 13-under-par at St Andrews – with Ryan Fox the winner on 15-under.

Padraig Harrington finished on nine-under-par and in a tie for 17th.


Sergio Perez won a rain affected Singapore Grand Prix this afternoon.

The Red Bull driver finished ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc with his teammate Carlos Sainz third.

World Champion Max Verstappen finished seventh, meaning his wait to lift a second successive title goes on to next week’s race in Japan.


The Mark Prescott-trained ‘Alpinista’ took victory in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris earlier.

Luke Morris was on board to guide the five-year-old to victory.

The Aidan O’Brien-trained ‘Luxembourg’ finished seventh.

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