Saturday sports: Ireland keep Six Nations hopes alive with England victory

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Ireland have kept alive their hopes of winning the Six Nations Championship.
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Digital Desk Staff

Rugby

Ireland have kept alive their hopes of winning the Six Nations Championship.

Finlay Bealham, Jack Conan, James Lowe and Hugo Keenan ran in tries in a bonus-point 32-15 victory against England.

It's Ireland's first win at Twickenham since 2018.

England's cause was not helped by Charlie Ewels receiving a red card for a dangerous tackle on James Ryan early in the game.

Soccer

A hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo helped Manchester United secure a 3-2 victory over Tottenham in an entertaining Old Trafford clash.

Liverpool kept the pressure on leaders Manchester City with a 2-0 win at Brighton.

Goals from Luis Diaz and Mo Salah secured a victory that means they're just three points adrift of the champions.

Boss Jurgen Klopp admits it wasn't straight forward but feels the right team won.

Brentford eased their relegation worries earlier with a 2-0 win against Burnley.

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Ivan Toney got them both for Thomas Frank's side who are now nine points clear of the drop zone.

Gaelic Games

Offaly have moved out of the relegation zone in Division Two of the Allianz National Football League.

Lee Pearson scored the winning point as the Faithful edged out fellow strugglers Down by 15-14 in Newry.

There are two games in Division One this evening, Armagh and Kildare are just getting underway with Kerry and Mayo meeting at Tralee at 7.30pm.

Golf

Seamus Power is one-under-par playing the 17th hole of his weather delayed first round at the Players Championship.

Rory McIlroy is one-over through 17 with Shane Lowry at the same score ahead of his second round tonight.

Tommy Fleetwood and Tom Hoge share the clubhouse first-round lead at six-under.

 

 

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