Sunday sport: Armagh trounce Donegal to reach All-Ireland quarter-final

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GAA

Armagh are into the quarter-finals of the All Ireland Senior Football Championship.

Goals from Rory Grugan, Rian O’Neill and Stephen Sheridan gave them a 3-17 to 16 point win over Donegal.

They have avenged their defeat at the hands of Declan Bonner’s men in the Ulster Championship.

Meanwhile, Cork are also into the last eight of the All-Ireland.

They beat Limerick 2-18 to 1-16 at Pairc Ui Chaoimh this afternoon.

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Galway and Mayo have booked their spots in the semi-finals of the All Ireland Minor Football Championship.

The Tribesmen will take on Derry in the last four thanks to a 10 point to 7 win over Dublin in Tullamore.

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Meanwhile, Connacht champions Mayo got past Kildare by 3-18 to 3-12.

Kerry await them in the semi-finals.

Golf

Rory McIlroy leads during the final round of the RBC Canadian Open on the PGA Tour.

The defending champion is 4 under par after 8 holes to take the outright lead at the top of the leaderboard on 15-under-par.

He is two shots ahead of American trio of Justin Thomas, Wyndham Clark and Tony Finau.

Shane Lowry picked up an eagle on the 11th to move to 5 under par today to move to 10 under par for the week and into a tie for 6th.

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Sweden’s Linn Grant has made golf history with victory at the Scandinavian Mixed – becoming the first woman to win on the rebranded European Tour.

She finished on 24 under-par – 9 shots ahead of European Ryder Cup captain Henirk Stenson and Scotland’s Marc Warren.

Northern Ireland’s Jonathan Caldwell – who took the title last year – was among a group on 4-under.

Soccer

Northern Ireland grabbed an injury-time equaliser in a 2-2 draw at home to Cyprus in the Nations League.

Captain Jonny Evans added to Paddy McNair’s second half goal at Windsor Park.

It is now 14 games without a win in the competition for Ian Baraclough’s men.

They are at the bottom of their group with just 2 points from their opening 4 matches.

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Former Liverpool goalkeeper David James says the club must strengthen this summer to avoid being left behind.

They are reportedly close to agreeing a big-money move for Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.

James says it’s the type of signing they need if they’re to challenge for titles next season.

Tennis

Andy Murray was beaten in the Stuttgart Open final this afternoon.

The 3 time Major winner fell to Matteo Berrettini by two sets to one.

The Scot had to receive medical attention during the game and his search for a first ATP Tour title win since 2019 continues.

Murray is due to step up his preparations for Wimbledon at the Queen’s Club Championship, which starts tomorrow.

Racing

The racing action has come to a close at Gowran Park and Downpatrick today.

The final race from the Kilkenny track was the 5:25pm Thomastown Race which went the way of the Joseph O’Brien trained Gear Up, the evens favourite.

Elsewhere, Willie and Patrick Mullins teamed up to take the 5:15pm flat race in Downpatrick with the favourite Walk in the Brise.

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