Sunday sport: Spain and Germany gear up for Group E encounter; St Thomas' take five-in-a-row

Sunday Sport: Spain And Germany Gear Up For Group E Encounter; St Thomas' Take Five-In-A-Row
Germany face Spain in Sunday's late game in Qatar. Photo: Getty Images
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Updated: 10pm

Here's the latest updates from today's sporting action...



Spain and Germany played out a 1-1 draw in their Group E match at the World Cup in Qatar, with the goals coming from Alvaro Morata and substitute Niclas Fuellkrug.

Earlier, Croatia came from behind to beat Canada 4-1 in their Group F clash while Morocco beat Belgium 2-0 and Costa Rica defeated Japan 1-0.


Kilkenny's Ballyhale Shamrocks defeated Kildare's Naas 3-22 to 1-16 in the first of the Leinster club hurling semi-finals at Croke Park.

Ballyhale will now meet Dublin's Kilmacud Crokes in the final after the Stillorgan men beat St Mullin's of Carlow, 1-24 to 1-12.


In the Munster club football semi-finals, Kerry's Kerins O'Rahily's narrowly bested Clare's Éire Óg in Tralee, ending 1-9 to 1-8.

Meanwhile at Semple Stadium, the province's second semi-final was forced to extra time, with Limerick's Newcastle West eventually triumphing over Tipperary's Clonmel Commericals, 1-16 to 1-11.

In the last four of the Ulster club football championship, Derry's Glen beat Antrim's Cargin 1-10 to 0-8 at Healy Park.

In Pearse Stadium, St Thomas' have claimed their fifth consecutive Galway senior hurling title, beating Loughrea 1-15 to 0-17.

In Ladies Football, Donaghmoyne beat Kilmacud Crokes 1-11 to 0-7 in their All-Ireland club semi-final.


Dublin's Sinead Goldrick and Armagh's Blaithin Mackin were part of the Melbourne Demons team which won the AFLW Grand Final earlier.

Melbourne beat the Brisbane Lions, which includes Tipperary's Orla O'Dwyer, by 2-7 to 2-3.


Leona Maguire finished fourth at the Open de Espana.

The tournament has gone to a play-off between Caroline Hedwall and Morgane Metraux.

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