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The final day of the European Championships in Munich will feature a number of Irish players.

Mark English won the bronze medal in the 800m final.

It was Ireland’s second track medal at the Games this year, after Ciara Majin’s silver on Friday.

The Donegal man also won a bronze medal in the same event at the 2014 Championships.

Meanwhile, Sarah Rabin secured her place as the decider in the women’s 100m hurdles.

She finished third in the semi-finals, good enough to qualify as one of the fastest losers at 12.79 seconds.

The Limerick native will reach the final tonight at 7:45pm.

With the 10,000m final just underway, Hasomiko and Efrem Guiddy carry the Irish flag.

Ireland defeated Turkey 7-0 in the Euro Hockey Final Qualifier at the Sports Ireland Campus in Blanchardstown.

The Twins’ Niamh and Michelle Carey were on the scoresheet as the home side dove home in the second half.

This means Sean Dancer’s team will finish with 3 wins from 3 matches and will qualify for next year’s European Championship.


Manchester City saved Newcastle from a 3-1 lead to a 3-3 draw in a head-to-head Premier League match at St James’ Park.

In drama, Newcastle’s Kieran Trippier overturned a red card in the second half.

Leeds caused a huge upset after beating Chelsea 3-0 at home.

Goals from Rodrigo, Aaronson and Harrison gave Jesse March’s team a big win.

Elsewhere, West Ham were booed by fans after losing 2-0 to Brighton at the London Stadium.

A penalty from Alexis Mack Allister and a goal from Trossard gave Brighton the win.


In the EFL Championship, Bristol City beat Cardiff City 2-0 at Ashton Gate.

Celtic regained top spot in the Scottish Premiership with a 2-0 win over Hearts at Parkhead.

This win meant they kept their 100% start to the season.

Hearts finished the game with nine players after two late red cards.


Shamrock Rovers defeated Dundalk 3-0 in the SSE Airty City Premier Division top of table clash.

Goals from Aaron Green, Rory Gaffney and Richie Twell gave the champions victory at Tallaght Stadium.

Stephen Bradley’s team extended their lead at the summit to seven points.


Shelbourne lost to Valur in the Women’s Champions League Final Qualifier Round 1 this afternoon.

The Icelandic team won comfortably in the end, recording a 3–0 win in Slovenia.

Noel King’s adventures in Europe come to an end.


Rory McIlroy has 11th place share at the final round of the BMW Championship tonight in Delaware.

The Northern Irishman is still holding par on every hole today, keeping 7-under par in every round.

Shane Lowry, who is now at 2 under from 8 under today, joined McIlroy at 7 under in the tournament.

Waterford’s Seamus Power scored 4 overs in the Round of 75 and finished the week on 7 over par.

USA’s Patrick Cantlay is 12-under and leads the chase group by one stroke.


After jumping out of the ring after losing to Oleksandr Usyk in boxing’s heavyweight division, Anthony Joshua realized he needed to come back and ‘do the right thing’.

The two-time world champion suffered a second consecutive loss to the Ukrainian in last night’s rematch in Saudi Arabia.

Usyk, on the other hand, called out Tyson Fury in the undisputed heavyweight clash.

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