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Kfm Morning Sports Round-Up: 3 Irish Swimmers In Finals In Tokyo Today.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to have Cristiano Ronaldo available straight after the international break.

Three Irish swimmers will compete in finals this morning at the Paralympics in Tokyo.

First up at 9.15, Barry McClements goes in the S9 100 metres Backstroke final after setting a personal best to qualify.

Then just before 10, Nicole Turner's in the final of the S6 50 metres Butterfly - the 19-year-old from Portarlington finished fifth in the same event at the Rio games five years ago.

Róisín Ní Riain will be back in the pool just after 11.30 for the 200 metres SM 13 Individual Medley final - it will a fourth final of the Games for the 16-year-old from Limerick.

In Archery, Kerrie Leonard bowed out of the Individual Compound Open in the last 16.

In Shooting, Phil Eaglesham produced a PB performance to finish in 14th place overall.



Cork and Galway will meet in this year's All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship final on the 12th of September.

Cork beat All Ireland champions Kilkenny by 15 points to 1-11 at Croke Park thanks to an injury time point from captain Linda Collins.

Galway advanced to a third final in a row with a 1-13 to 12 points win over Tipperary.



Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to have Cristiano Ronaldo available straight after the international break.

The finishing touches are being put to the deal which will see the Portugal forward complete a sensational return to Old Trafford.

Tottenham are top of the table with 3 wins from 3 after they beat Watford 1-0.

Burnley and Leeds played out a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.


Bohemians got the better of Shamrock Rovers in the FAI Cup.

Andy Lyons scored late on to give Bohs a 2-1 win at Dalymount Park in their second round tie - both sides finished with ten men.


Rory McILroy finished fourth at the BMW Championship on the PGA Tour.

The former world number one ended up on 22 under par five shots behind the winner Patrick Cantlay, who beat fellow American Bryson DeChambeau in a playoff

Shane Lowry finished up on 13 under par


The US Open gets underway at Flushing Meadows in New York this afternoon.

Andy Murray faces third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas this evening.

Daniil Medvedev, Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff are also in first round action later


There's a seven race card at Downpatrick today from 10-past-1.

While the first of eight races at Roscommon goes to post at 10-past-4.

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