Saturday Sport: Cork see out Galway to continue unbeaten run

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Saturday Sport: Cork See Out Galway To Continue Unbeaten Run Saturday Sport: Cork See Out Galway To Continue Unbeaten Run
Cork play host to Clare in the opening round of the National Hurling League. Photo: INPHO/Ken Sutton
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Cork continued their unbeaten run with a 1-26 to 0-23 win over Galway in Division One A of the Allianz Hurling League.

Kilkenny have inflicted a first defeat of the season on Dublin's hurlers.

Martin Keoghan and Walter Walsh raised green flags as the Cats' eased to a 2-23 to 0-16 win in Division One B of the Allianz Hurling League at Parnell Park.

Earlier, Rory O'Connor scored 1-11 in Wexford's 1-22 to 2-12 victory over Offaly in One A.

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Dublin have finished top of Division One B of the Lidl Ladies Football League.

Hannah Tyrrell scored a late winning point as they beat All-Ireland champions Meath by 1-9 to 1-8 in Navan.

Rugby

Munster left no stone unturned as they breezed past Dragons in Thomond Park on Saturday.

The game finished 64-3 to the home-side, with the Reds scoring at total of 10 tries throughout the game.

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Earlier, Leinster returned to the top of the table.

Leo Cullen's side ran in nine tries in easing to 61-17 win at Benetton this afternoon.

Soccer

Sadio Mane scored the goal which saw Liverpool beat West Ham 1-0 but defender Trent Alexander-Arnold was the architect of a victory which reduced Manchester City’s gap at the top to three points.

A strong second half showing saw Chelsea ease past Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor this afternoon. Kai Havertz scored twice as they picked up a third consecutive top flight win.

Ivan Toney's hat-trick saw Brentford boost their survival hopes as they beat bottom side Norwich 3-1.

Wolves missed the chance to go seventh after losing 2-0 to Crystal Palace, Newcastle were 2-1 winners over Brighton, and Aston Villa thrashed Southampton 4-0.

Leeds started life under Jesse Marsch with a 1-0 defeat at Leicester.

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Rangers have joined Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership following a 1-0 win against Aberdeen.

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Two unbeaten sides meet in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this evening.

Sligo welcome Dundalk to the Showgrounds in the Bit O'Red's first game of the campaign.

John Mountney is out for the visitors while Robbie McCourt and Greg Bolger are both doubts for Sligo.

Golf

Rory McIlroy hasbogeyed the first hole of his third round at golf's Arnold Palmer Invitational.

He's currently three shots off the lead.

Graeme McDowell is one-under through 13 holes while Padraig Harrington will be six-over into tomorrow's final round.

Cricket

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is to permanently name a stand after Australia legend Shane Warne, following his death aged 52.

Fans have been laying flowers and beer bottles outside a statue of him in the city.

Icons from the game have also been paying tribute, with his former team-mate Ricky Ponting calling him "one of the world's greatest sportsmen".

Warne's family have been offered a state funeral.

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