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Munster are back in United Rugby Championship action this afternoon.

Stephen Kenny says he's hopeful that last night's win over Azerbaijan will boost morale ahead of upcoming fixtures.

The Republic of Ireland manager claimed his first competitive win in charge with a 3-0 victory in Baku.

Callum Robinson scored twice, while substitute Chiedozie Ogbene netted late on in their World Cup qualifier.

Kenny says the team is in a good place ahead of Tuesday's friendly with Qatar and the remainder of the qualifier campaign.


Northern Ireland boss Ian Baraclough says he's "annoyed and appalled" about the red card Jamal Lewis received in a 2-nil World Cup qualifying defeat in Switzerland.

The defender was shown a second yellow card for time wasting on a throw-in.

It was goalless at the time - and the loss means their hopes of reaching Qatar are all but over.

Elsewhere, England were 5-0 winners over Andorra.

Scott McTominay scored a late winner for Scotland as they beat Israel 3-2.


RUGBY

Munster are back in United Rugby Championship action this afternoon.

Just four of the side that beat the Stormers last week will start against the Scarlets.

Kick-off in Wales is at 2 o'clock.

Yesterday, Connacht lost to the Dragons 35-22 at the Sportsground, while Leinster overcame Zebre 43-7.


GOLF

John Murphy is at nine-under-par on the final day of the Spanish Open.

He's one under through eight holes in Madrid.

Leader Rafa Cabrera Bello has just teed off from 17-under.

In the US, Seamus Power is in a tie for 24th on ten-under-par ahead of the final round at the Shriners Children's Open.

Graeme McDowell is at three-under.

Adam Schenk is the leader on 18-under.

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Stephanie Meadow is three-over-par heading into the final round of the Founders Cup on the LPGA Tour.

The lead is held by Jin Young Ko at 13-under.


BOXING

Tyson Fury says there's no greater heavyweight boxer than him - after retaining his WBC world title with an 11th round knock out of Deontay Wilder.

The third meeting between the fighters became an all-time classic in Las Vegas.

Fury was twice put on the canvas in the fourth round - but he recovered to beat the American.


CRICKET

Ireland's men have lost their T-20 series to the UAE.

The hosts won this morning's third test by seven wickets to win the series 2-1 ahead of the World Cup later this month.

Captain Andrew Balbirnie is to have an x-ray on a foot injury later, having retired hurt.


FORMULA ONE

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will will start from pole position in today's Formula One Turkish Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in qualifying yesterday however the championship leader won't be at the front of the grid as he has a 10-place penalty for changing his engine one too many times this season.

Hamilton's title rival, Max Verstappen will start from second with Ferrari's Charles Leclerc third.



RACING

There's a seven race card at The Curragh today from 10-to-1.

While the first of eight races at Limerick goes to post 20 minutes later.

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