May 22, 2022, 20:45

Saturday sport: Munster suffer shootout heartbreak against Toulouse

Saturday sport: Munster suffer shootout heartbreak against Toulouse


Munster have suffered a defeat to Toulouse in a place kicking compeition in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup.

Munster’s Ben Healy and Conor Murray missed kicks as the holders advanced 4-2 after it finished 24-points all after extra-time at the Aviva Stadium.

Munster had led 24-14 in the second-half but a late Thomas Ramos penalty forced the game to extra-time.

Robbie Henshaw and Josh van der Flier tries and seven-points from Johnny Sexton have Leinster 17-0 up in the first-half of their quarter-final away to Leicester.


Watford have been relegated from the Premier League.

The Hornets’ return to the Championship has been confirmed following a 1-0 loss at Crystal Palace.

Aston Villa heaped more pressure on Burnley with a 3-1 win at Turf Moor.

Romelu Lukaku scored twice in Chelsea’s 2-1 victory against Wolves while Brentford beat Southampton.


Celtic have virtually put the Scottish Premiership title out of Rangers’ reach.

They beat Hearts 4-1 to all-but secure the trophy, due to their points advantage and significant goal difference.

It could be wrapped up tomorrow if their rivals fail to beat Dundee United.


Kildare lead by 0-8 to 0-3 against Sligo in the semi-finals of the EirGrid All-Ireland under-20 Football Championship.

Cork welcome Kerry to Pairc Ui Rinn in the last-four of the Munster Senior Football at 6pm.

Parnell Park plays host to the Leinster Ladies Football clash of Dublin and All-Ireland champions Meath at 7pm.

Dublin and Kilkenny will meet in next Saturday’s Leinster Camogie final in Portlaoise.

Reigning champions Kilkenny enjoyed a 4-18 to 1-12 win at Offaly this afternoon with Dublin defeating Westmeath by 1-15 to 0-4 at Abbotstown.


Racing is getting underway at both Naas and Cork today.

There’s an eight-race programme at Naas from 1.40pm while a seven-race card gets underway at Cork from 2pm.



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