Saturday Sport: Galway and Westmeath celebrate, Rybakina makes history at Wimbledon

Saturday Sport: Galway And Westmeath Celebrate, Rybakina Makes History At Wimbledon
Galway sealed their spot in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final on July 24th. Photo: Inpho
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Updated: 9.15pm

Here's all the latest results and news from today's sporting action...



Galway have denied Derry of a spot in the All-Ireland Senior Football Final on July 24th, beating them 2-8 to 1-6 at Croke Park.

Two goals from Damien Comer made for an electric second half from the Tribesmen, with a late goal from Lachlan Murray all Derry could conjure.

In the opening game of the double-header, Westmeath beat Cavan 2-14 to 1-13 to be crowned the first ever winners of the Tailteann Cup.

In the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Champion, all four quarter-finals will be played off today.

Defending champions Meath beat Galway by just a single point at O’Connor Park, ending 1-12 to 1-11, while Kerry beat Armagh 4-12 to 2-14 in the earlier game.


Last year's beaten finalists Dublin met Donegal in Carrick-on-Shannon, where the northerners won on a scoreline of 3-7 to 1-7. Meanwhile at Cusack Park in Ennis, Cork were beaten by Mayo, 2-13 to 0-17.

And Monaghan will be playing intermediate football next year after they were defeated by Waterford in the day's relegation play-off which ended 3-12 to 0-6.


Elena Rybakina has made history by becoming the first player from Kazakhstan to win Wimbledon.

She came from a set down to beat Tunisian Ons Jabeur 2-1 in the women's final.


Rybakina - who was born in Russia before changing her nationality four years ago due to funding - was playing in her first Grand Slam final.


Ireland have beaten New Zealand for the first time on New Zealand soil.

This morning's second test finished 23-12 in favour of the visitors in Dunedin.

The All Blacks played most of the game without Angus Ta'avao, who was sent off in the first half.

Andrew Porter scored both Irish tries, with Johnny Sexton kicking 13 points with the boot.


Xander Schauffele will take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Open.

The American shot a four-under round of 66 on Saturday to move to the top of the leaderboard at the Renaissance Club.

Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello leads the chase on five-under.

Formula One

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen will start from the front in Formula One's Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.

The world champion won the sprint race to secure pole position ahead of Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.

George Russell finished fourth, with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton back in eighth.

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