Sunday sport: England crowned champions of Europe, goals see Meath to Senior title

Sunday Sport: England Crowned Champions Of Europe, Goals See Meath To Senior Title Sunday Sport: England Crowned Champions Of Europe, Goals See Meath To Senior Title
Meath beat Kerry 3-10 to 1-7 to claim back-to-back senior titles. Photo: Inpho
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Updated: 7.45pm


England have beaten Germany after extra-time at Wembley Stadium in London to take the 2022 Women's European Championship title.

Ella Toone claimed the first goal of the evening for the Lionesses in the 62nd minute, only for Lina Magull to hit back in the 79th.

The game looked set for penalties as extra-time ticked away, however, Manchester City's Chloe Kelly netted for the homeside, giving them back the lead and ultimately the win.

The title is the first time an English national side has won a major tournament since the men's squad claimed the 1966 World Cup.


Meath have retained the All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football title.

The Royals hit the back of the net in the second half through Bridgetta Lynch and Niamh O'Sullivan to beat Kerry by 3-10 to 1-7 at Croke Park.


The back-to-back win gives Meath their second All-Ireland title in their history.

Earlier, Laois survived a late fightback from Wexford to take the Intermediate decider by 1-13 to 1-11 and Antrim and Fermanagh played out a 1-13 draw in the Junior final to head for a replay on August 13th.


A bogey on the final hole means Niall Kearney has just missed out on a top twenty finish at the Hero Open on the DP World Tour.

The Dubliner shot a final round 72 to finish the week on 12 under par and in 22nd place.

David Carey carded a 3 under round of 69 today to end on 5 under par for the tournament.

American Sean Crocker took the victory by one shot on 22 under par.


Stephanie Meadow has shot a final round of 70 to finish up her Sunday at the Scottish Women's Open.

That left her five under for the week and in a tie for 39th place.

Furue Ayaka of Japan has taken the outright lead on 19 under par.

Formula One

Red Bull's Max Verstappen has extended his lead in the F1 Driver's Championship, claiming victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and George Russell joined the Dutchman on the podium, while Ferrari fell off the pace with Carlos Saniz and Charles Leclerc coming home in fourth and sixth respectfully.

Red Bull now go into the summer break on 396 points, well ahead of Ferrari on 314 and Mercedes in third on 270.


At the final day of racing at the Galway Festival the feature race, the Eileen Kelly Memorial Chase, was won by the Lorna Fowler trained Politesse at a price of 9/4.

Jockey Conor Orr edged out last year's winner Battleoverdoyen who finished second while 33/1 outsider Snugsborough Benny was third.

The Lord Hemphill Memorial Handicap Chase was won by the Gordon Elliott trained Vado Forte.

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