Monday 22 December 2014

ATHLETICS

Published 17/08/2014 | 02:30

ATHLETICS

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Zurich

Men's

4x100m Relay Qualification

Heat 1: 1 Great Britain & Nothern Ireland 38.26secs Q, 2 Switzerland 38.54 Q, 3 Netherlands 38.90 Q, 4 Ukraine 39.03, 5 Sweden 39.27, 6 Finland 39.47, 7 Estonia

39.52, 8 Turkey 39.83

Heat 2: 1 Germany 38.15secs Q, 2 France 38.55 Q, 3 Italy 38.71 Q, 4 Poland

38.75 q, 5 Portugal 38.79 q, 6 Romania 39.67, 7 Lithuania 40.15, 8 Spain DNF

4x400m Relay Qualification:

Heat 1: 1 Great Britain & Northern Ireland 3:00.65secs Q, 2 France 3:00.80

Q, 3 Germany 3:02.41 Q, 4 Czech Republic 3:04.07 q, 5 Netherlands 3:04.72, 6 Italy 3:04.74, 7 Ukraine 3:05.47, 8 Denmark 3:08.12

Heat 2: 1 Russia 3mins 03.19secs Q, 2 Poland 3:03.52 Q, 3 Ireland 3:03.57 Q, 4

Belgium 3:03.83 q, 5 Spain 3:04.68, 6 Turkey 3:07.68, 7 Switzerland 3:08.63, 8

Croatia 3:12.73

Hammer Final: 1 K Pars (Hun) 82.69, 2 P Fajdek (Pol) 82.05, 3 S Litvinov (Rus) 79.35, 4 P Kryvitski (Blr) 78.50, 5 S Ziolkowski (Pol) 78.41, 6 P Kozmus (Slo) 77.46, 7 M Lomnicky (Svk) 76.89, 8 D Soderbeg (Fin) 76.55, 9 S Marghiev (Mol) 75.18, 10 P Bareisha (Blr) 74.73, 11 N Vizzoni (Ita) 73.94, 12 T Seppanen (Fin) 73.70.

Pole Vault Final: 1 R Lavillenie (Fra) 5.90m, 2 P Wojciechowski (Pol) 5.70, 3 J Kudlicka (Cze) 5.70, 3= Kevin Menaldo (Fra) 5.70

Women's

400mH Final: 1 E Child (Gbr) 54.48, 2 A Titimets (Ukr) 54.56, 3 I Davydova (Rus) 54.60, 4 D Rosolova (Cze) 54.70, 5 Y Pedroso (Cub) 55.90, 6 V Rudakova (Rus) 56.22, 7 A Dauwens (Bel) 56.29, 8 J Linkiewicz (Pol) 56.59

800m Final: 1 M Arzamasova (Blr) 1:58.15, 2 L Sharp (Gbr) 1:58.800, 3 J Jozwik (Pol) 1:59.630, 4 Y Poistogova (Rus) 1:59.690, 5 S Rogozina (Rus) 2:00.760, 6 V Stambolova (Bul) 2:00.910, 7 J Judd (Gbr) 2:01.650, 8 M Lavric (Rom) 2:09.250.

5000m Final: 1 M Bahta (Swe) 15:31.39, 2 S Hassan (Ned) 15:31.79, 3 S Kuijken (Ned) 15:32.82, 4 Y Korobkina (Rus) 15:32.89, 5 N Fernandez (Spa) 15:35.59

Marathon: 1 C Daunay (Fra) 2:25.14, 2 V Straneo (Ita) 2:25:27, 3 J Augusto (Por) 2:25:41, 4 L C Nemec (Cro) 2:28:36, 5 E Abeylegesse (Tur) 2:29:46, 10 Fionnuala Britton (Irl) 2:31:46

4x100m Relay Qualification:

Heat 1: 1 France 42.290 Q, 2 Netherlands 42.770 Q, 3 Switzerland 42.980 Q, 4 Italy 43.290 q, 5 Sweden 43.800 q, 6 Greece 43.810, 7 Finland 44.220, 8 Spain 44.680

Heat 2: 1 Great Britain& Northern Ireland 42.620secs, 2 Ukraine 43.370, 3 Russia 43.470, 4 Ireland 43.840, 5 Norway 44.290, 6 Bulgaria 44.530, 7 Croatia 45.470, 8 Germany DNF

4x400m Relay Qualification

Heat 1: 1 Ukraine 3:28.180 Q, 2 France 3:28.58 Q, 3 Italy 3:31.31 Q, 4 Belgium 3:32.22 q, 5 Romania 3mins 33.84, 6 Portugal 3:35.41, 7 Finland 3:36.47

Heat 2: 1 Russia 3:28.42 Q, 2 Great Britain & Northern Ireland 3:28.44 Q, 3 Poland 3:29.79 Q, 4 Germany 3:30.39 q, 5 Lithuania 3:36.25, 6 Norway 3:36.57, 7 Slovakia 3:39.55, 8 Croatia 3:42.96

Discus Final: 1 S Perkovic (Cro) 71.08m, 2 M Robert-Michon (Ukr) 65.33, 3 S Craft (Ger) 64.33, 4 A Ruh (Ger) 62.46, 5 J Fischer (Ger) 61.20.

BOXING

Eu ELITE CHampionshipS

Finals - Irish results

60kg: David Oliver Joyce (Ire) bt O Eranosyan (Georgia) 3-0

75kg: Michael O'Reilly (Irel) lost to C Ossomo (France) 1-2

81kg: Darren O'Neill (Irel) lost to V Manfredonia (Italy) 1-2

COMMUNITY GAMES

Swimming - Girls: U16 Butterfly: S McGahan (Monaghan); Freestyle: S Blewitt (Limerick); Backstroke: N Heneghan (Mayo) U14 Backstroke: N McBride (Kildare); Breastdtroke: M McSharry (Sligo); Butterfly: K Farnon (Roscommon); Freestyle: M Carey (Limerick)

CRICKET

ICC EUROPE WOMEN'S T20 CHAMPIONSHIPS

Rugby, England: Netherlands 86-4 (20 overs)(M Veringmeier 52, L O'Reilly 2-14, L McCarthy 1-15, E Tice 1-21) Ireland 87-1 (11.4 overs)(C Joyce 39 no, C Shillington 31)

Ireland won by 9 wkts

First Women's Test Match

Wormsley: England 92 (N Niranjana 4-19) & 202 (J Gunn 62 no, J Goswami 4-48) v India Women 114 (J L Gunn 5-19) & 183-4 (S

Mandhana 51, M Raj 50 no)

India Women beat England Women by 6 wkts

Second Test Match

Colombo: Sri Lanka 320 (W Tharanga 92, Junaid Khan 5-87) & 177-2 (K C

Sangakkara 54 no) v Pakistan 332 (S Ahmed 103, A Shehzad 58, H Herath 9-127)

FIFTH TEST MATCH

The Oval England v India Overnight India 148 (Dhoni 82; Woakes 3-30, Jordan 3-32) England 62-0

England First Innings

A Cook c Vijay b Aaron 79

S Robson b Aaron 37

G Ballance c Pujara b Ashwin 64

I Bell c Dhoni b I Sharma 7

J Root not out 92

M Ali b Ashwin 14

J Buttler c Ashwin b Sharma 45

C Woakes c Dhoni b Kumar 0

C Jordan not out 19

Extras (b14 lb3 w1 nb10) 28

Total 7 wkts (105 overs) 385

Fall: 1-66 2-191 3-201 4-204 5-229309 7-318

To Bat: Broad, Anderson.

Bowling: Kumar 24-3-86-1, Sharma 24-8-58-2, Aaron 1-0-111-2, Binny 12-0-58-0, Ashwin 20-2-55-2.

NEWSTALK INTER-PROVINCIAL CUP

Strabane: Leinster Lightning 158-5 (28 overs)(A Balbirnie 88, S Poynter 30, F McAllister 24, C Young 2-22) North West Warriors 160 all out (23.1 overs)(G McClintock 46, D Rankin 44, S Thompson 30, A van der Merwe 3-30. E Richardson 2-24, A Balbirnie 2-27) Leinster Lightning won by 54 runs DL.

INTERMEDIATE CUP FINAL

Phoenix Park: YMCA IV 150 (34.5 overs)( N. Johns 50, B. Siggins 29 no; S.John 3-28) Greystones II 116 (34.3 overs)( S. Rice 46; D. O' Connor 3-11) YMCA IV won by 34 runs.

Today (12.30)

RSA Irish Senior Cup semi-finals: Pembroke v Clontarf, Sydney Parade; North Down v The Hills, Comber.

RSA Irish National Cup semi-finals: Dundrum v Carrickfergus, Wesley College; Killyclooney v Woodvale.

Leinster League Div 1: Merrion v YMCA, Anglesea Road; Terenure v Railway Union, Terenure; The Hills v North County, Milverton. Div 2: Cork County v Malahide, Mardyke; Leinster v Pembroke 2, Rathmines; Phoenix v Balbriggan, Phoenix Park; Rush v Merrion 2, Kenure

CYCLING

National Time Trial Championships for Juniors and Veterans

Blarney: Juniors: 1 M Downey (Nicholas Roche/Standard Life) 53.24; 2 M O'Loughlin (Nicholas Roche/Standard Life) +14secs; 3 E Dunbar (O'Leary Stone/Kanturk CC) +32;

Veterans: 1 G. Swinand (UCD) 54.45;

2 J. Madden (Dig Deep) 2mins.2secs;

3 J. Heveran (Clann Eireann) 2.24.

GAELIC GAMES

ALL-IRELAND MHC 'B'

Semi-final: Kerry 2-22 (B Barrett 1-5, J Buckley and J Brick 0-4 each, F Mackessy 1-0, F O Sullivan 0-3, J G M Lynch, Joe Diggins, Jason Diggins, J Conway 0-1 each) Roscommon 0-5 (D Glynn 0-2, B Fallon, J Walker and J Brennan 0-1 each)

Today

All-Ireland SHC semi-final: Cork v Tipperary, Croke Park 3.30, J Owens (Wexford)

All-Ireland MHC semi-final: Galway v Limerick, Croke Park 1.30, C Lyons (Cork)

GOLF

EUROPEAN TOUR

Made in Denmark, Himmerland, Denmark (Gbr & Irl unless, par 71):

207 M Warren 71 70 66, B Dredge 66 68 73 210 Gareth Maybin 75 67 68, S Wakefield 71 67 72 211 T Olesen (Den) 69 70 72, P Archer 70 70 71, S Manley 73 69 69 212 M Lundberg (Swe) 72 69 71, T Bjorn (Den) 66 73 73, E Pepperell 73 68 71, S Shankar Prasad Chowrasia (Ind) 70 71 71, O Fisher 75 65 72 Also 218 Peter Lawrie 70 75 73 221 Simon Thornton 76 70 75

GREYHOUND RACING

SHELBOURNE PARK

575 - Native Hut (Makeshift-Dear Prudence) (3) 2/1, Coran Sky (5) 1/1, Strides Cougar (6) 8/1, Scholar Philpot (1) 5/1, Swithins Way (4) 7/2. 2L 31.29 (L Mason). T €3.10 €2.60 €1.80 F €6.90 T €42.80.

525 - Knocktoo Garry (Kinloch Brae-Razldazl Alice) (5) 3/1, De Dixie Chick (2) 2/1, Triangle Archie (3) 5/2, Skywalker Star (6) 5/4, Starshinespartan (1) 4/1. 0.5L 28.96 (N O'connell). T €5.50 €1.80 €3.80 F €30.60 T €54.80.

550 - Whizzing Archie (Droopys Scolari-Express Spirit) (2) 8/1, Mind The Net (6) 4/9, Droopys Ward (1) 11/2, Barnhill Turbo (4) 7/1, Blenhiem Cracker (5) 16/1, Ardfert Thunder (3) 10/1. 0.75L 29.82 . T €7.50 €1.90 €1.30 F €32.60 T €129.40.

550 - Ghost Town (Ace Hi Rumble-Classic Jenny) (1) 8/1, Borneo (2) 3/1, Droopys Nidge (5) 4/6, Razldazl Al (3) 4/1, Nans Top Boy (4) 20/1, Change Of Gear (6) 33/1. 2L 29.84 (J A. Linehan). T €7.80 €2.40 €2.50 F €55.00 T €87.80.

550 - Droopys Norris (Droopys Scolari-Droopys Lotto) (5) 3/1, Killinan Baby (3) 9/2, Tyrur Sugar Ray (4) 5/2, Droopys Daylewis (1) 3/1, Millies Tavern (2) 5/1, Bayside Sparky (6) 14/1. 2.5L 29.70 (D Childs(gb)). T €4.30 €2.60 €1.90 F €31.20 T €63.10.

550 - Green Prince (Droopys Scolari-Polar Floss) (2) 5/2, Ecclestone (5) 7/1, Barefoot Agent (4) 10/1, Clares Wonder (6) 5/2, Band Major (3) 14/1, Kereight King (1) 5/4. 3L 29.88 (L Dowling). T €2.90 €1.60 €1.80 F €18.80 T €59.20.

550 - Quick Blaze (Broadacres Turbo-Expert Flash) (1) 9/4, Lenson Sanchez (3) 5/2, Surley Bassi (2) 4/1, Afro Jack (5) 8/1, Adrigole Trudie (4) 12/1, Barnish Panther (6) 7/2. hd 29.99 (G Holland). T €3.00 €1.60 €2.10 F €15.30 T €35.70.

550 - Thornvalley (College Causeway-Abbey Lane) (2) 6/1, Budgie Bypass (6) 6/1, Swords One (1) 5/1, Fiery Splendour (5) 4/5, Skyview Blue (4) 16/1, Farloe Nutter (3) 3/1. 2.5L 29.86 (J Melia). T €10.90 €2.40 €2.10 F €133.40 T €234.60.

550 - European Queen (College Causeway-Spending Spree) (6) 5/2, Highview Premier (1) 7/1, Shopping Basket (2) 1/1, Baliff Turbo (4) 5/1, Meadowview Dove (5) 16/1, Skywalker Legend (3) 6/1. 1L 29.56 (G Holian). T €3.00 €3.00 €1.70 F €30.60 T €66.80.

550 - Ballymac Vic (Kinloch Brae-Ballymac Vicky) (1) 6/4, Tyrur Supermac (4) 3/1, Indigojack (3) 3/1, Torpeys Ace (5) 14/1, Honour And Glory (2) 8/1, Blenhiem Tricks (6) 8/1. 4.5L 29.65 . T €1.90 €1.90 €1.90 F €5.00 T €12.50.

525 - Knight Bite (Blackstone Gene-Moyvane Lace) (1) 5/2, Kenwood Impack (2) 6/1, Ballymac Niall (3) 5/2, Tungsten Shaw (4) 3/1, Mickey Cee Mayo (5) 4/1, Scooby The Joker (6) 4/1. 7.5L 28.60 (M Murphy). T €3.90 €2.00 €3.60 F €29.80 T €39.60.

525 - Jaytee Valencia (Farley Blitz-Bling Bling Bolt) (3) , Revilo Blue (6) , Hooverville (1) , Lemon Miley (5) , Lughill Edward (2) , Underground Paul (4) .99.99 (P Hennessy). T €4.00 €2.00 €2.10 F €18.40 T €59.30.

DUNDALK

Bernish Twilight 2/1 22.07; Manilla Knight 2/1 21.68; Massimo Maverick 2/1 21.63; Drumnabey Lena 2/1 29.46; Manilla Blue 5/2 29.26; Maytown Flavour 2/1 21.82; Pats Baby 5/1 29.00; Darver King 5/2 28.99; Peads Tango 1/1 21.54; Gainstown Beaver 2/1 28.79.

NEWBRIDGE

Maggies Gone 4/7 30.28; Lodgefield Todd 1/1 29.19; Goodbye Jonnydee 2/1 18.03; Lulus Jackyblue 4/5 29.56; Lowtown Lord 5/2 17.95; Micklem Royal 5/2 29.74; Rockview Swallow 2/1 29.53; Bisto Will 6/4 29.60.

WATERFORD

Wajas Dot 3/1 28.87; Catsrock Katie 5/2 28.97; Move Over Joseph 2/1 28.91; Lemon Lucy 1/1f 28.97; Anyoldtin 3/1 28.85; Coris Share 7/4f 17.72; Ketch Up Jumper 5/2 17.67; Nans Bolt 5/2 28.78; Crucial Keisha 4/1 29.15.

HOCKEY

WOMEN's Three NATIONS series

Belfield: Spain 3 (C Petchame, M Garcia, B Lopez) France 0. Fri: Spain 2 Ireland 1

RUGBY

THE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP

Sydney: Australia 12 (3)(Beale 4 pens) New Zealand 12 (9)(Cruden 4 pens)

Pretoria: South Africa 13 (10)(Pienaar try; Pollard pen, con, Steyn pen) Argentina 6 (3)(Sanchez 2 pens)

TENNIS

TRETORN CO WICKLOW OPEN

Bray: Men's Singles semi-finals: (4) D O'Hare bt (1) L Kukhalashvili 6-3 7-5; (3) E Seator bt (2) B Dempsey 7-6 6-4.

Men's Singles final: (4) D O'Hare bt (3) E Seator 1-6 7-6 (8/6) 6-1.

Women's Singles semi-finals: (1) R Dillon bt (4) R Copas 6-4 6-2; (3) J Claffey bt (1) M Levova 6-1 6-3.

Women's Singles final: (2) R Dillon bt (3) J Claffey 7-6 (7/5) 6-1

ATP CHALLENGER TOUR

Meerbusch, Germany, Doubles semi-final: M-X Gong (Chn)/H-Y Ping (Tpe) bt James Cluskey (Irl)/M-A Reyes-Varella (Mex) 4-6 7-5 11/9.

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