January 26, 2022, 20:15

Sunday sport: Tottenham and Liverpool draw, Irish men’s freestyle relay team break record

Sunday sport: Tottenham and Liverpool draw, Irish men’s freestyle relay team break record

SOCCER

Alisson Becker’s howler allowed Tottenham to earn a share of the spoils with 10-man Liverpool in a pulsating game full of VAR drama that ended 2-2 in north London.

Bernardo Silva staged a midfield masterclass as Premier League leaders Manchester City swept aside struggling Newcastle 4-0 to claim a record 34th win of 2021.

Meanwhile, Covid-hit Chelsea ground out a goalless draw with Wolves at a foggy Molineux to lose further ground on Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Celtic beat Hibernian 2-1 in the Scottish League Cup final.

RUGBY

Connacht have lost their Heineken Champions Cup game against Leicester at Welford Road. Andy Friend’s side were beaten 29 – 23, meaning they come away from the game with a loosing bonus point.

GAELIC GAMES

Ballyhale Shamrocks have won a third Leinster club hurling title in a row. The Kilkenny men won Clough Ballacolla 6-23 to 0-14 at Croke Park.

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Meanwhile, Slaughtneil from Derry beat Ballycran of Down 1-14 to 0-10 in Belfast.

In the Ulster football decider, Kilcoo of Down won Derry’s Glen 1-11 to 0-11 to earn a place in provincial final.

SWIMMING

Ireland’s men’s 4x200m freestyle relay team broke a new record as they finished sixth in the FINA World Swimming Championships final.

The Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Team is the first Irish relay team to qualify for a World Championships Final since 1993.

The team then went on to record a new Irish senior record by breaking 7:00 with their 6th place finish clocking a time of 6:59.54.

SNOOKER

Australia’s Neil Roberston and Ronnie O’Sullivan are tied at four-frames-apiece in the World Grand Prix final in Coventry. The first to ten frames will earn the title.

DARTS

Keane Barry, 19, is back on the oche at the PDC World Darts Championship tonight.

The Meath native meets Welsh world number eight Jonny Clayton at the Alexandra Palace.

Sourse: breakingnews.ie

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