May 22, 2022, 20:45

Saturday sport: Munster suffer shootout heartbreak against Toulouse

Saturday sport: Munster suffer shootout heartbreak against Toulouse

Rugby

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.

Soccer

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.

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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.

GAA

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

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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