Sunday 21 December 2014

Factfile 29/4

Published 29/04/2014 | 02:30

TODAY'S SPORT

RACING

Punchestown 3.40, Lingfield 1.25, Newcastle 5.20, Nottingham 1.45, Wolverhampton 6.0, Yarmouth 2.05

CYCLING

Tour de Romandie – Prologue: Ascona (ITT) – Ascona, 5.57km

GAELIC GAMES

Munster MFC play-off – Waterford v Clare, Fraher Field, Dungarvan, 7.0

GREYHOUND RACING

Harold's Cross 7.45, Tralee 7.52.

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE

Arizona Diamondbacks 0 Philadelphia Phillies 2, Atlanta Braves 1 Cincinnati Reds 0 (10 Innings), Baltimore Orioles 3 Kansas City Royals 9, Chicago White Sox 9 Tampa Bay Rays 2, Houston Astros 5 Oakland Athletics 1, Los Angeles Dodgers 1 Colorado Rockies 6, Milwaukee Brewers 0 Chicago Cubs 4, Minnesota Twins P Detroit Tigers P, New York Mets 4 Miami Marlins 0, New York Yankees 3 LA Angels 2, San Francisco Giants 4 Cleveland Indians 1, Seattle Mariners 6 Texas Rangers 5, St Louis Cardinals 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 0, Toronto Blue Jays 7 Boston Red Sox 1, Washington Nationals 2 San Diego Padres 4

BASKETBALL

NBA PLAY-OFFS

Rd 1: Brooklyn Nets 79 Toronto Raptors 87 (Brooklyn Nets tied with Toronto Raptors 2-2), Golden State Warriors 118 LA Clippers 97 (Golden State Warriors tied with LA Clippers 2-2), Portland Trail Blazers 123 Houston Rockets 120 (OT)(Portland Trail Blazers lead series 3-1), Washington Wizards 98 Chicago Bulls 89 (Washington Wizards lead series 3-1)

BOXING

EURO WOMEN'S C'SHIPS SELECTION

IRELAND (Bucharest, Romania May 30-June 8) – 51kg: C Smith (Cavan). 54kg: M Walsh (Holy Family GG). 57kg: J Lambe (Carrickmacross). 60kg: Katie Taylor (Bray). 69kg: Clare Grace (Callan)

CYCLING

TOUR OF TURKEY

Results after Stage 2 (Alanya – Kemer, 175km): 1 M Cavendish (GBr) (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) 3:50:18; 2 F Chicchi (Ita) (Neri Sottoli); 3 N Bonifazio (Ita) (Lampre-Merida); 4 K Boeckmans (Bel) (Lotto Belisol); 5 F Lasca (Ita) (Caja Rural)

General classification (abbreviated) after Stage 2: 1 M Cavendish (GBr) (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) 7:06:00; 2 N Bonifazio (Ita) (Lampre-Merida); 3 E Viviani (Ita) (Cannondale); 4 T Bos (Ned) (Belkin), 5 M Van Staeyen (Bel) (Topsport Vlaanderen - Baloise) all at same time

GOLF

USPGA TOUR

Zurich Classic of New Orleans

TPC Louisiana – collated final rd scores and totals (USA unless stated, par 72): 269 S Noh (Kor) 65 68 65 71; 271 A Svoboda 64 68 70 69, R Streb 67 66 68 70; 272 J Overton 67 68 67 70; 274 C Hoffman 68 67 68 71, E Compton 66 68 72 68, R Garrigus 73 69 68 64; 275 K Bradley 69 66 65 75, J Rose (Eng) 71 67 69 68, T Gainey 71 66 67 71; 276 P Casey (Eng) 71 68 64 73, B Cauley 71 68 66 71, P Hanson (Swe) 65 69 71 71, J.B. Holmes 71 65 69 71

277 B Martin 62 67 73 75, D Toms 73 68 67 69; 278 R Sabbatini (Rsa) 69 72 69 68, M Anderson 72 65 70 71, C Tringale 73 69 66 70, S Appleby (Aus) 67 72 70 69; 279 B Koepka 71 68 67 73, R Goosen (Rsa) 72 65 68 74, D Summerhays 72 66 68 73, B La'cassie (Aus) 70 69 69 71; 280 D Lee (Nzl) 71 69 65 75, R Allenby (Aus) 71 68 68 73, B Van Pelt 74 63 73 70, D Duval 68 69 70 73

281 F Jacobson (Swe) 72 69 66 74, J Senden (Aus) 70 70 69 72, B Weekley 71 70 71 69, G Delaet (Can) 69 68 71 73, A Prugh 70 68 70 73; 282 D Hearn (Can) 71 71 69 71, G Chalmers (Aus) 71 71 71 69, K Chappell 72 67 69 74, C Howell III 68 73 70 71, D Ernst 71 71 71 69, W Wilcox 68 68 71 75, C Wi (Kor) 70 71 69 72, M Calcavecchia 71 70 69 72, S Bae (Kor) 68 72 71 71, M Hoffmann 70 68 70 74, K Kisner 69 68 69 76

283 C Collins 66 71 76 70, A Romero (Arg) 70 71 70 72, T Ridings 71 70 72 70; 284 M Homa 71 71 71 71, K Tway 70 72 69 73, T Merritt 71 69 70 74, Y.E. Yang (Kor) 72 70 69 73; 285 S Stefani 69 72 72 72, M Flores 72 68 69 76, K Stanley 71 67 71 76, T Wilkinson (Nzl) 70 70 65 80, A Loupe 71 70 71 73, R Barnes 70 72 69 74, D.A. Points 73 68 69 75, B Steele 73 67 70 75, S O'Hair 71 69 71 74, B Baird 71 69 70 75

286 V Singh (Fij) 70 71 68 77, J Merrick 69 72 72 73, L Glover 71 71 69 75, W Roach 74 67 71 74, F Gomez (Arg) 72 69 66 79; 287 J Durant 69 71 67 80, M Thompson 66 71 75 75, P Harrington (Irl) 70 72 71 74; 288 J J Henry 68 69 75 76, D La Belle II 68 73 72 75, J Renner 75 67 71 75, T Matteson 72 68 69 79; 289 J Rollins 74 66 73 76

LPGA TOUR

Swinging Skirts Classic

Lake Merced Golf Club, San Francisco, California – leading final rd scores and totals (USA unless stated, par 72): 276 L Ko (Nzl) 68 71 68 69; 277 S Lewis 69 69 68 71; 278 J Shin 68 74 68 68; 282 L Vedel (Den) 72 71 70 69, I Park (Kor) 73 68 73 68, S Feng (Chn) 74 70 68 70; 284 P k Kongkraphan (Tha) 74 68 70 72, H joo Kim (Kor) 69 73 72 70; 286 M Wie 72 72 71 71, C Kerr 73 75 70 68, B Lang 71 71 72 72, K Icher (Fra) 66 73 73 74

SCHOOLS SNR & JNR CUP FINALS

Milltown GC

SENIOR CUP (Two scores to count) – 74pts St Michael's Grammar School, Lurgan (N McSherry 35pts, E Ward 16pts, N Ward 39pts); 61pts Santa Sabina, Dublin (J McCarthy 32pts, S Harrison 29pts, H Jones 14); 45pts Scoil Christ Rí, Portlaoise (Josephine Delaney 9pts, M Doyle 29pts, E Hooban 16pts); 39pts St Mary's High School, Midleton (E Curtin 20pts, E McGrath 10pts, G McGrath 19pts); 27pts C Einde, Galway (N Maloney 18pts, N Smyth 9pts)

SENIOR INDIVIDUAL – Best Gross (M Nowlan Trophy): 39pts N Ward (St Michael's Grammar School, Lurgan). Best Nett: 41pts E McGrath (St Mary's High School, Midleton)

JUNIOR CUP – 44pts Ursuline College, Sligo (N Cronin 16pts, Ella McDermott 3pts, M Rooney 28pts); 42pts St Mary's High School, Lurgan (E Beatty 5pts, M McKavanagh 12pts, A Wilson 30pts); 31pts Loreto, Kilkenny (S Browne 20pts, K Keenan 11pts, A Lennon 8pts); 30pts Laurel Hill, Limerick (D O'Neill 25pts, E Walsh 5pts) ; 23pts A College, Dublin (G Carr 11pts, G Duffy 8pts, L Temple Lang 12pts)

JUNIOR INDIVIDUAL – Best Gross: 30pts A Wilson (St. Mary's High School, Lurgan). Best Nett: 40pts D O'Neill (Laurel Hill, Limerick)

WORLD RANKINGS

1 T Woods (USA) 8.46, 2 A Scott (Aus) 8.18, 3 H Stenson (Swe) 8.00, 4 B Watson (USA) 7.35, 5 M Kuchar (USA) 7.14, 6 J Day (Aus) 6.70, 7 J Spieth (USA) 6.02, 8 S Garcia (Spa) 5.90, 9 P Mickelson (USA) 5.85, 10 J Rose (Eng) 5.80. Irish: 11 R McIlroy (Nirl) 5.74; 14 G McDowell (Nirl) 4.44

RACE TO DUBAI

After China Open (totals in €) – 1 T Bjorn (Den) 1,202,769, 2 J Donaldson (Wal) 1,194,572, 3 L Oosthuizen (Rsa) 1,034,767, 4 S Garcia (Spa) 923,085, 5 V Dubuisson (Fra) 875,354, 6 J Blixt (Swe) 712,117, 7 C Schwartzel (Rsa) 701,428, 8 M Angel Jimenez (Spa) 671,637, 9 S Gallacher (Sco) 655,168, 10 L Westwood (Eng) 633,158. Irish: 14 R McIlroy (Nirl) 504,165

USPGA TOUR MONEY LEADERS

After Classic of New Orleans (totals in US dollars)– 1 B Watson (USA) 4,533,007, 2 J Walker (USA) 4,225,071, 3 D Johnson (USA) 3,346,150, 4 M Kuchar (USA) 3,121,107, 5 P Reed (USA) 3,038,426, 6 J Spieth (USA) 2,731,423, 7 H English (USA) 2,569,772, 8 C Kirk (USA) 2,181,286, 9 M Every (USA) 2,102,826, 10 Z Johnson (USA) 2,100,337

hockey

Women's Champions Challenge

Glasgow (Day 2) – South Africa 2 United States 1; Ireland 2 (E Beatty 2) Spain 2 (A Magaz, L Riera).

ICE HOCKEY

NHL PLAY-OFFS

Eastern Conference First Round: New York Rangers 4 Philadelphia Flyers 2 (New York Rangers lead series 3-2)

Western Conference First Round: Chicago Blackhawks 5 St Louis Blues 1 (Chicago Blackhawks win series 4-2), Dallas Stars 4 Anaheim Ducks 5 (Anaheim Ducks win series 4-2)

SNOOKER

World Championship

CrucibleTheatre, Sheffield, England – Rd 2

(All matches best of 25 frames)

D Dale (Wal) bt M Wasley (Eng) 13-4 – Frame scores: 74-20 (74) 4-86 (66) 70-6 116-4 (75) 75-20 (59) 79-10 107-12 (106) 91-27 82-23 56-81 (66) 86-12 (78) 56-54 25-60 89-0 (89) 5-115 (108) 87-21 (62) 64-42

N Robertson (Aus) bt M Allen (NI) 13-7 – Frame scores (Allen first): 66-43 0-78 (69) 74-8 (62) 40-74 (50) 40-100 (100) 92-0 (92) 60-62 (Allen 56, Robertson 55) 82-0 13-76 (72) 71-1 (71) 56-63 81-0 (77) 84-27 (84) 0-137 (137) 5-69 48-68 28-68 (59) 6-84 (69) 0-94 (94) 0-92 (92)

J Trump (Eng) bt R Day (Wal) 13-7 – Frame scores: 71-6 (70) 37-69 72-63 (Day 56) 38-64 65-64 76-14 (76) 76-0 78-0 (78) 0-125 (107) 68-25 1-80 (80) 7-73 (55) 91-6 69-33 64-62 (Trump 64, Day 61) 0-78 (73) 10-84 (54) 66-47 101-12 69-14

S Murphy (Eng) bt M Fu (HK) 13-8 – Frame scores: 56-63 71-31 70-71 (Murphy 50) 72-60 (Fu 54) 76-1 (50) 56-70 (Murphy 56, Fu 69) 8-109 (109) 67-1 (61) 95-1 (67) 88-0 (50) 65-36 103-0 (102) 30-76 59-68 (Murphy 59, Fu 61) 71-28 0-136 (136) 77-27 (69) 69-55 79-11 (75) 1-92 (92) 81-22 (66)

SOCCER

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SELECTION

REP OF IRELAND (Qualifier v Russia) – Goalkeepers: E Byrne (Arsenal), N Reid-Burke (Raheny United), E Badana (Drexel University). Defenders: S Perry (Millwall), M de Burca (Galway WFC), L Quinn (Eskilstuna United), D Caldwell (Avaldsnes), M Campbell (Florida State University), Y Tracy (Unattached), K Duggan (Peamount United). Midfielders: J Ann Russell (Peamount United), C Grant (Raheny United), S Killeen (Raheny United), D Gorman (Peamount United), S Smyth (Amazon Grimstad), R Graham (Raheny United), E Hansberry (Castlebar Celtic). Forwards: F O'Sullivan (SC Frieburg), D O'Sullivan (Glasgow City), S Roche (Peamount United), R Littlejohn (Sandviken), Áine O'Gorman (Peamount United).

TENNIS

ATP BMW Open

Munich, Germany – Rd 1: A Falla (Col) bt J Nieminen (Fin) 6-2 6-1, F Del Bonis (Arg) bt N Davydenko (Rus) 6-2 7-6 (7-4), M Matosevic (Aus) bt M Przysiezny (Pol) 2-6 6-5 ret

ATP Portugal Open

Oeiras, Portugal – Men's Rd 1: P Carreno-Busta (Spa) bt (8) M Kukushkin (Kaz) 6-1 7-6 (7-3)

Women's Rd 1: Y Wickmayer (Bel) bt U Radwanska (Pol) 6-4 7-5, B Jovanovski (Ser) bt M Puig (Pue) 6-4 4-6 6-4; A Golubev (Kaz) bt A Mannarino (Fra) 6-3 3-6 6-4; Y Shvedova (Kaz) bt K Knapp (Ita) 6-2 6-4; O Jabeur (Tun) bt M Joao Koehler (Por) 6-3 6-1

ATP CHALLENGER TOUR

An Ning, China – Singles Rd 1: (3) A Kudryavtsev (Rus) bt J Cluskey (Irl) 7-6 (7/3) 6-3.

ITF MEN'S FUTURES

Edinburgh, Scotland – Singles Qualifying Rd 1: P Bothwell (Irl), bye.

Singles Qualifying Rd 2: (14) D Porter (Gbr) bt P Bothwell (Irl) 6-3 6-4.

ATP RANKINGS

1 R Nadal (Spa) 12900.00pts, 2 N Djokovic (Ser) 11040.00, 3 S Wawrinka (Swi) 6580.00, 4 R Federer (Swi) 5805.00, 5 D Ferrer (Spa) 4910.00

WTA RANKINGS

1 S Williams (USA) 12375.00pts, 2 N Li (Chn) 7265.00, 3 A Radwanska (Pol) 5980.00, 4 V Azarenka (Blr) 5441.00, 5 S Halep (Rom) 4695.00

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