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Ireland's Grimes Just Misses Out On A Cycling Medal In Tokyo.

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The transfer of Liam Scales from Shamrock Rovers to Celtic has been confirmed.

PARALYMPICS

Galway cyclist Ronan Grimes just missed out on a bronze medal at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

He was beaten by Colombia's Diego Duenas in the C4 4000 metres individual pursuit.

Earlier, Richael Timothy ended in 10th place in her discipline - the C1 to C3 500 metres Time Trial.

For the third time this week Limerick's Roisin Ni Riain has qualified for a swimming final.

The 16 year old made it out of the heats of the S13 400 metres freestyle.

Her final is just before a quarter to 12 Irish time.

Kerrie Leonard finished 18th in the ranking round of Archery's Individual Compound Open.

Colin Judge was knocked out in the last 16 of the table tennis competition.

This afternoon, Greta Streimikyteruns in the heats of the T13 1500 metres.

SOCCER

The transfer of Liam Scales from Shamrock Rovers to Celtic has been confirmed.

The 23 year old spent two seasons at Tallaght Stadium.

The fee is believed to be in the region of 600 thousand euro and Scales will sign a 4 year deal at Parkhead.


A north west derby between Finn Harps and Derry City is the standout tie from tonight's FAI Cup second round fixtures.

There's an 8 o'clock start in Ballybofey.

Elsewhere, Cork City host St Patrick's Athletic and UCD take on Premier Division strugglers Longford Town.

Waterford have home advantage against Kilnamanagh, while Oriel Park is the venue for Dundalk's clash with St Mochta's.

All of those games kick off at 7.45.

GOLF

Rory McIlroy is tied for the lead after round one of the BMW Championship in Baltimore.

The County Down star shot an 8 under par 64 and shares top spot with Jon Rahm and Sam Burns.

Shane Lowry is back on 1 under.


RACING

Down Royal hosts a seven-race card this afternoon, with the first off at 3.55.

The first of eight races at the Curragh gets going at 4.15.

 

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