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Liverpool host Chelsea this lunchtime.

SOCCER

A clash between two of the Premier League's so called "big six" kicks-off today's action with Liverpool hosting Chelsea at lunchtime.

Both clubs have underperformed so far this season, with them heading into the game at Anfield 10 points adrift of the Champions League places.

There's a huge clash at the London Stadium as relegation strugglers West Ham host Everton.

Neither have registered a league victory yet in 2023.

Bottom of the table Southampton could move out of the drop zone if they can win a fourth game in a row in all competitions, when they host Aston Villa.

Leicester look to avoid a fifth straight top flight defeat when they take on in-form Brighton.

Nottingham Forest go for back-to-back successes when they travel to Bournemouth.

Newcastle will move up to third if they beat Crystal Palace in the late fixture.

 

RUGBY

Leinster are targeting home ties in the knockout phase of the Heineken Champions Cup this afternoon.

Leo Cullen’s men welcome injury-hit Racing 92 to the Aviva Stadium for a 3.15 kick off.

Ulster are in dire need of a win if they’re to advance to the last-16.

They need a win at home to Sale, while also hoping that either or both Montpellier and Clermont lose their respective games.
 

Connacht are already guaranteed a knockout spot in the Challenge Cup, but will hope a win away to Newcastle today will seal home advantage in the next phase.

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The Women’s Interprovincial Championship comes to a conclusion this evening.

Munster will be crowned champions for the second consecutive year if they win away to Connacht from 1.

Leinster will be hoping for a slip-up from Munster, and they play Ulster at Queen’s University from 5.30.

 

GAELIC GAMES

Meath begin their defence of the Lidl Ladies National Football League this evening against Dublin.

While last year’s runners-up Donegal face Galway in Tuam.

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Kevin McStay collected his first piece of silverware as Mayo manager last night with a 13-points to 9 win over Roscommon in the final of the FBD League.

While Cork claimed the McGrath Cup with a 19-points to 2-7 win over Limerick in Mallow.

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Longford play Louth this afternoon in the final of the O’Byrne Cup.

While the Athletic Grounds hosts the McKenna Cup final clash of Derry and Tyrone.

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Wexford play Kilkenny this evening, with each side hoping to advance to the Walsh Cup final.

In Group A, Antrim play Galway.

 

GOLF

Shane Lowry resumes his challenge at the Abu Dhabi Championship just three shots off the lead.

The Offaly golfer commences his third round from 7-under par.

Italian tandem Francesco Molinari and Guigo Migliozzi (pr: Gwee-doe Mil-yots-ee) are the men to catch on 10-under.

Seamus Power goes into the penultimate round on 5-under, while both Padraig Harrington and Tom McKibbin are 3-under.

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Leona Maguire is 4-under par ahead of the third round on the LPGA Tour’s Tournament of Champions.

The Cavan golfer is seven off the lead of Brooke Henderson.

 

 

 

 

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