Saturday sport: Mayo reach All-Ireland quarter final, Ireland thrash Scotland

Saturday Sport: Mayo Reach All-Ireland Quarter Final, Ireland Thrash Scotland
GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Round 2, Croke Park, Dublin 11/6/2022 Mayo vs Kildare Mayo Oisin Mullin celebrates scoring a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Bryan Keane
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Kenneth Fox


Mayo's summer continues as they came from behind to beat Kildare in the All-Ireland Football Qualifiers.

Goals in the last ten minutes from Oisin Mullin and Jordan Flynn gave James Horan's men the win by 2-13 to 14 points.


Earlier Clare snatched a late victory in the first qualifier of the evening.

Keelan Sexton scored 2-6 to give the Banner a 2-15 to 1-17 win over Roscommon.


Semple Stadium will host a major All Ireland Hurling quarter-final double header next weekend.

Wexford will take on Clare following a 3-30 to 18 point win over Kerry this afternoon.


Elsewhere, Cork came from behind to beat Antrim 3-27 to 2-19 to book their last 8 spot against Galway.


Ireland beat Scotland 3-0 as Stephen Kenny's men finally picked up their elusive first win in the Nations League.

Alan Browne,Troy Parrott and man of the match Michael Obafemi hit the back of the net to grab a vital three points in Group E.

The other match in Ireland's group saw Ukraine beat Armenia 3-0.



Ulster missed out on a place in the United Rugby Championship final after losing 17-15 to Stormers.


It means there'll be an all-South African showpiece - following a 27-26 victory for Bulls over Leinster last night.

The defeat continues Ulster's wait for a first trophy since 2006.



Rory McIlroy is hunting the lead on day three of the Canadian Open.

The defending champion is one under par from 6 holes moving him to seven under for the week and three shots off new leader Tony Finau.

Shane Lowry is two under par after 10 holes today leaving him six under for the tournament and into the top five.


Former Masters champion Patrick Reed has become the latest high-profile player to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series.

He is the 19th PGA Tour member to sign up for the Saudi-backed competition.

Seventeen of those competing in the first event in Hertfordshire were suspended by the Tour after teeing-off on Thursday.

Reed's to play in Oregon at the end of the month.


Ferrari's Charles Leclerc  has sealed pole position for tomorrow's Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix.

He is finished ahead of Red Bull's Sergio Perez in qualifying - with defending champion Max Verstappen third.

George Russell will go from fifth - with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton seventh.

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