Saturday sport: City chase down Arsenal, Ulster and Leinster welcome Ospreys and Sharks

Saturday Sport: City Chase Down Arsenal, Ulster And Leinster Welcome Ospreys And Sharks Saturday Sport: City Chase Down Arsenal, Ulster And Leinster Welcome Ospreys And Sharks
Phil Foden took Manchester City's second goal of the afternoon against Southampton. Photo: PA Images
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Updated 3.55pm

Here's the latest updates from Saturday's sporting action...


At half-time in the 3pm kick-offs, Manchester City are 2-0 up against Southampton following goals from Joao Cancelo and Phil Foden.

A win for Pep Guardiola's men would see them displace leaders Arsenal at the top of the table.

Leicester lead hosts Bournemouth 1-0 thanks to a 10th minute score from Patson Daka, and Kai Havertz kicked Chelsea ahead of Wolves just before the break.

Elsewhere, Newcastle are 2-0 up against Brentford after both Bruno Guimaraes and Jacob Murphy found the net within seven minutes of each other just past the 20-minute mark.

In the late game, Brighton face Tottenham from 5.30pm.


Sunday's Donegal Senior Football final and all other championship games in the county have been postponed this weekend following Friday's tragedy in Creeslough.


St Eunan's and Naomh Conaill had been set to meet in the Senior decider.


Leinster look to make it four wins from four in the United Rugby Championship (URC) this evening.

Leo Cullen's side welcome the Sharks to the RDS from 5.05pm.

Johnny Sexton starts his first game of the season for the Blues while Will Connors replaces Josh van der Flier in the pack.

Elsewhere, Ulster welcome back Springboks back-row Duane Vermeulen to their team for the visit of the Ospreys to Kingspan Stadium.

Ian Madigan is preferred to Billy Burns at out-half for the 7.35pm kick-off in Belfast.

Formula One

Max Verstappen's avoided a grid penalty and will start on pole for the Japanese Grand Prix - which could secure him a second world title.

The Red Bull champion has been given a reprimand, after almost colliding with McLaren's Lando Norris for driving slowly during qualifying.

Verstappen will retain the title if he wins, and also secures the fastest lap of the race.

The Ferrari pair of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz will go from second and third respectively.


Jon Rahm has moved into a share of the lead at the Spanish Open.

The Spaniard is 14-under-par alongside Min Woo Lee of Australia.

Paul Dunne is four under par after a two-under round of 69 this afternoon.

Niall Kearney is two-under, while Jonathan Caldwell is one-over-par.


Stephanie Meadow sits in third place heading into the weekend at the LPGA Mediheal Championship in California.

The Antrim woman shot a second-round 70 overnight to move to six-under-par, five shots behind halfway leader Jodi Ewart Shadoff.

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