Saturday sport: Derry move closer to top tier after dramatic win over Dublin

Saturday Sport: Derry Move Closer To Top Tier After Dramatic Win Over Dublin Saturday Sport: Derry Move Closer To Top Tier After Dramatic Win Over Dublin
Derry's Brendan Rogers with Brian Fenton of Dublin. Photo: Evan Treacy/Inpho
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Kenneth Fox

Gaelic games

Derry bounced back to beat Dublin by 1-11 to 0-13 points in the Allianz League Division 2 game at Celtic Park.

Brendan Rogers was Derry’s hero as he secured the win with the penultimate kick of the game.

Derry had been five points behind at the interval and only went ahead for the first time in the 69th minute through replacement Lachlan Murray.

A Cormac Costello free had squared matters before midfielder Rogers cut through a tired Dublin cover to the raptures of Celtic Park.

Premier League

Arsenal scored deep into injury time to come back from 2-nil down to beat Bournemouth 3-2 and go back five points clear at the top of the Premier League.


Reiss Nelson struck in the 97th minute for the leaders.

Earlier, Manchester City narrowed the gap as they claimed a 2-0 victory over Newcastle.


Israel Olatunde's European Indoor Championships have come to an end after he finished seventh in the 60m semi-final in Istanbul.

Olatunde faded over the second half of the race and finished in 6.69 seconds, off the Irish record of 6.57 he clocked earlier this month.

“I didn’t really have it in the last 30 metres, and that’s something to work on for sure,” he said.

Earlier, Darragh McElhinney came fourth in his 3000m heat to qualify for Sunday's final.

World indoor finalist Sarah Lavin is also into the semi-final of the 60m hurdles.


Leinster have beaten Edinburgh 47-27 in the URC.

Connacht are facing Dragons but trail by 7 points to 3 at Rodney Parade, and Ulster are 7-5 up on Cardiff.


Kurt Kitayama is still out in front at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida, but the gap is down to one. The American is on 9 under par.

Windy conditions have badly affected play at Bay Hill.

Rory McIlr0y is 5 under through 10, while Padraig Harrington is 3 under.

Formula One

World champion Max Verstappen has started the Formula One season by securing pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Red Bull driver finished ahead of team-mate Sergio Perez in qualifying for the opening race of the campaign.

Charles Leclerc was third for Ferrari.

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