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Sunday sport: Limerick defeat Cork by one point in Munster hurling thriller

Sunday sport: Limerick defeat Cork by one point in Munster hurling thriller



Limerick will play Clare in the Munster senior hurling final on June 11th.

The All Ireland champions edged Cork by one point at the Gaelic Grounds – 3-25 to 1-30.

Seamus Flanagan, Cathal O’Neill and Diarmuid Byrnes scored the Limerick goals as they held off a brave Cork side.

It means Cork are out of the Championship, but Tipperary qualify despite a 1-24 to 21 point defeat to Waterford in Thurles.

Meanwhile, Galway will play Kilkenny in the Leinster senior hurling final and Wexford will remain in the Leinster championship.

Galway came from 10 points down at half-time to earn a draw against Dublin at Croke Park. It ended Galway 1-25 Dublin 2-22.

Wexford won by 2 points against Kilkenny in a thriller at Wexford Park. It finished Wexford 4-23 Kilkenny 5-18.

Westmeath have been relegated to the Joe McDonagh Cup.

They lost by 4-24 to 1-19 to Antrim in Mullingar.


In the All Ireland Football Championship round-robin at Croke Park, Dublin and Roscommon drew 1-11 to 14 points.

Premier League

Everton have guaranteed their survival in the Premier League.

A second half goal by Abdoulaye Doucoure gave them a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at Goodison Park.

That result was enough to relegate both Leicester City and Leeds United.

Leicester City defeated West Ham 2-1 at the King Power Stadium, but they go down to the Championship seven years after winning the Premier League.

Leeds United were beaten 4-1 by Tottenham and return to the second tier after three years in the top flight.


Rhasidat Adeleke has set a new national record in the 400 meters.

She broke her own previous best at the NCAA Championships in Austin.

The Dubliner ran the race in 49.54 seconds, the fourth-fastest time in the world this year.


Leona Maguire is into the semi-finals of the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play in Las Vegas.

The Cavan native is unbeaten so far this week and takes on Japan’s Ayaka Furue for a place in the final.

Meanwhile in the Senior PGA Championship at Frisco, Texas, Padraig Harrington carded a four-under 68 on Saturday to maintain the lead after three rounds.