The Weekend’s Sports Action & Headlines 6 years ago

The Weekend’s Sports Action & Headlines

From football to tennis, the international stage to your local club, every week we bring you the best of the weekend’s sporting action and news.

Here’s what’s been happening over the past couple of days…

The World Cup Continues To Entertain
Last night Portugal kept their World Cup hopes alive with a last minute equaliser in their match against the USA (2-2) while Algeria celebrated an epic 4-2 win over South Korea.

11-Year-Old Golfer Becomes Youngest to Play at Women’s US Open
Eleven-year-old Lucy Li became the youngest player to ever compete at the Women’s US Open at Pinehurst over the weekend.

Galway and Kilkenny Draw in Leinster Hurling Semi-Final
Galway, thanks to a penalty from Canning , battled back against Kilkenny in the Leinster hurling semi-final to level the match in injury time.

Murray Speaks Out Ahead of This Year’s Wimbledon
Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray spoke out ahead of this year’s tennis championships. He said: “If you’ve done it once, there is no reason you can’t do it again”.

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And The Honourable Mention Goes To...
Irish hurdler Derval O’Rourke who revealed this morning that she is retiring after 12 years competing at the highest level in her sport.

Olympics Day 10 - Athletics

 

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