May 24, 2024, 12:28

Sunday sport: St Pat’s win FAI Cup; Leinster defeat Dragons; GAA provincial action

Sunday sport: St Pat’s win FAI Cup; Leinster defeat Dragons; GAA provincial action


St Patrick’s Athletic have recorded another famous FAI Cup victory this evening after a 3-1 victory over Dublin rivals Bohemians.

Tommy Lonergan’s goal sealed a 3-1 victory over Bohemians at the Aviva Stadium with a record crowd of almost 44,000 watching.


It’s a second cup win in three years for St Pat’s after they beat the same opponents on penalties in 2021.


Chelsea’s Cole Palmer scored an injury-time equaliser against his former club in a thrilling 4-4 draw with Manchester City in the Premier League.

City top the table by one point, ahead of second-placed Liverpool who were 3-0 winners at home to Brentford.


Sheffield United are off the bottom after a 1-1 draw at Brighton.

Aston Villa extended their winning home run to 13 league matches with a 3-1 victory against Fulham, while West Ham beat Nottingham Forest 3-2.



The semi-final lineup has been completed in the Ulster Club Football Championship.

Reigning champions Glen of Derry are into the final four after they beat Cargin of Antrim 0-11 to 0-7.


They’ll play Naomh Conaill after the Donegal champs recorded a come from behind win over Gowna of Cavan 2-8 to 1-10

Scotstown edged a nervy encounter with Kilcoo by 0-12 to 1-8.

Rory Beggan kicked a last gasp free five minutes into added time to book their place against Trillick in the next round.

In Connacht, St Brigids of Roscommon beat Sligo’s Coolera-Strandhill 0-13 to 1-3 to book their place in the final four.


Cork’s Castlehaven and Clonmel Commercials of Tipperary are into the Munster football semi-finals.

Castlehaven needed extra time to get past Clare’s Cratloe 1-12 to 0-11 while Clonmel beat Newcastle West 2-7 to 0-6.

In hurling, the Leinster club semi final lineup is complete.

Kilcormac Killoughey of Offaly will play Kilkenny champs O’Loughlin Gaels after respective wins over Naomh Eanna and Mount Leinster Rangers this afternoon.

The other last four encounter will see Naas, who got past Camross today, take on Ratharney’s conquerors Na Fianna of Dublin.

Those games will be played in two weeks’ time.


Leinster have beaten Dragons 33-10 in the United Rugby Championship.


Tom McKibbin shot a two-over-par final round of 74 at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa today.

That left the Northern Ireland man one-under all round and in a tie for 33rd.

American Max Homa leads by one on 17-under-par.


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