Sunday sport: Lowry wins BMW PGA Championship, Rovers beat Finn Harps

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Sunday Sport: Lowry Wins Bmw Pga Championship, Rovers Beat Finn Harps Sunday Sport: Lowry Wins Bmw Pga Championship, Rovers Beat Finn Harps
Shane Lowry says his BMW PGA Championship win at Wentworth was "one for the good guys".
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Golf

Shane Lowry says his BMW PGA Championship win at Wentworth was "one for the good guys".

The Offaly man took the truncated 54 hole tournament by a single shot with a final round 65 on Sunday.

The event saw LIV golf members battling DP Tour regulars at the course in the UK.

Rory McIlroy had the chance to push his friend to a playoff but missed his eagle putt on the last by inches.

He says Lowry deserves the win.

Soccer

Shamrock Rovers secured a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Finn Harps this evening.

Neil Farrugia scored a brace while Rory Gaffney, Andrew Lyons and Jack Byrne were also on the scoresheet.

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Chelsea manager Graham Potter says he appreciates Brighton fans may find his decision to leave "hard to accept".

In an open letter to the club's supporters, the 47-year-old admitted he doesn't expect them to "forgive his departure".

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Potter's moved to Stamford Bridge to take over from Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked on Wednesday.

Racing

Aidan O'Brien says his mount Kyprios could be heading for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe next month.

The four year old added another Classic to O'Brien's record by taking the Irish St Leger at the Curragh yesterday.

The Gold Cup winner is the favourite for the Long Distance Cup at Ascot in October but the Ballydoyle trainer hasn't ruled out a trip to Paris Longchamp for the the world's second-richest turf race.

Rugby

The Irish men's sevens side are on their way home following a podium finish at this year's World Cup in South Africa

James Topping's men just missed out on a place in the final but settled for a bronze medal finish with a 19-14 win over Australia.

The women's side also finished their campaign with the win.

Captain Lucy Mulhall lead her side to a 16 point win over England in the 7th/8th placed playoff.

F1

Max Verstappen won the Italian Grand Prix after Charles Leclerc’s pit-stop gamble backfired.

Ferrari driver Leclerc led Verstappen by two seconds at Monza when Sebastian Vettel broke down after a dozen laps and the virtual safety car was deployed.

Leclerc dived into the pits in the hope of making his rubber last to the end, but 125,000 Ferrari hearts sunk in Monza as the Monegasque was forced to concede the lead when he stopped for a second time.

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