Saturday sport: Cork get vital win over Louth; Luton battle for Premier League spot

Saturday Sport: Cork Get Vital Win Over Louth; Luton Battle For Premier League Spot
Louth's Peter Lynch and Luke Fahy of Cork. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho
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Here are the latest updates from the day's sporting action...


The All-Ireland Football Championship group stages continue this afternoon.


Cork kicked off their campaign with a 1-19 to 1-17 win over Louth at Pairc Tailteann.

Armagh lead Westmeath by 2 points to 1 point early in their All Ireland Football Championship Group 2 clash at the Athletic Grounds.

There's an all-Ulster affair at 7pm as Derry take on Monaghan in Group 4.

In the only hurling clash of the day, Carlow meet Offaly in Croke Park at 4.45pm in the final of the Joe McDonagh Cup.


Munster will hope to end a 12-year wait for silverware this evening.


Graham Rowntree's side take on The Stormers in the United Rugby Championship final in Cape Town.


Kick-off is at 5.30pm.


Luton are aiming to reach the Premier League for the first time this evening.

They take on Coventry City in the Championship play-off final with a place in the top flight up for grabs.

The game is often referred to as the richest fixture in the game, with some suggesting victory could be worth over €300 million to the winner.


Kick-off at Wembley is at 4.45pm.


It's the final day of the Women's Super League.

Chelsea are 2-0 against Reading, while it's still 0-0 between United and Liverpool.

As it stands, Chelsea are on course to secure their fourth successive league title.


Here at home, there's a full complement of fixtures in the Women's Premier Division this afternoon.

In the 2pm Dublin derby at Tolka Park, defending champions Shelbourne were bested 1-0 by Peamount United.

Just underway, DLR Waves face Bohemians, before Wexford Youths travel to Cork City for the 5pm kick-off, before Shamrock Rovers and Galway United meet at 5.30pm.

The late game of the day sees Athlone Town face off against Treaty United at 7pm.


Fintan McCarthy and Hugh Moore placed sixth in the final of the lightweight double sculls at the European Rowing Championships.

Earlier, Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen took fifth in lightweight women's double sculls decider, as did the women's four.

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