Sunday sport: Liverpool defeat Newcastle, Irish World Cup squad announced


Manchester City have defeated Sheffield United 2-1 at Bramall Lane.

Erling Haaland scored in the 63rd minute after missing a penalty earlier on.


The Blades then equalised through substitute Jayden Bogle before Rodri put the champions back ahead.

Elsewhere, Aston Villa defeated Burnley 3-1 at Turf Moor.

Matty Cash scored twice in the first half for the visitors with Moussa Diaby also finding the back of the net.

Two late goals from substitute Darwin Nunez have seen 10-man Liverpool come from behind to beat Newcastle 2-1 in the main Premier League game of the day.



Bohs beat Dublin neighbours Cabinteely 3-0 in the second round of the Sports Direct Women’s FAI Cup today.

Elsewhere, Sligo Rovers enjoyed an 11-0 win over Bonagee United at The Showgrounds


Ireland head coach Andy Farrell named his 33-man squad that will travel to France for the Rugby World Cup this afternoon. This follows their four-point win over Samoa in their final warm-up match in Bayonne last night.

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Cian Healy misses out after picking up an injury in the game against Samoa.

Jeremy Loughman therefore gets a spot. Andy Farrell has opted to bring 18 forwards and 15 backs


John Murphy finished up best of the Irish at the Czech Masters on the DP World Tour.

He shot a level-par round of 72 today which left him 10-under all round and 12 shots off winner England’s Todd Clements.

Padraig Harrington finished up on 5-under-par.

The final round of the Tour Championship is taking place in Atlanta.

Rory McIlroy is 1-over-par thru four holes today which leaves him 8-under all round and in a tie for 13th.

Norway’s Viktor Hovland has a six shot lead over the chasing pack on 20-under-par.


Ireland will contest the 4 by 400 metres Women’s relay final at the World Championships in Budapest tonight.

Kelly McGrory, Sharlene Mawdsley, Roisin Harrison and Sophie Becker will represent the Irish when that gets underway at 8.50pm.


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