In ladies football news and West Clare gaels are celebrating today having claimed the Munster title in Limerick with a 3-13 to 2-5 win over Roscarberry.
in the Ladies league final Kilmihil took the honours with a 3-12 to 2-8 win over Banner.
The Newmarket Camogie side also made up for yesterday’s football disappointment with a comprehensive win over Mallow in their Munster semi final.
Liverpool’s new owners were given a rude awakening at Goodison Park this afternoon as the Reds slumped to a 2-0 defeat to Everton in today’s Merseyside derby.
Roy Hodgson’s side remain rooted in the relegation zone after Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta (pr: Arr-tet-ah) gave Everton the local bragging rights.
Meanwhile, Manchester City are up to second in the Barclays Premier League after a 3-2 win over Blackpool side at Bloomfield Road.
In golf, Richard Green has won the Portugal Masters.
The Australian picked-up seven shots for his final round to finish on 18 under par.
Spain’s Pablo Martin started the day with a three shot lead, but he carded a double-bogey on the 18th to miss-out on a play-off.
Peter Lawrie finished as the leading Irishman – he carded a 69 to finish the tournament on 15 under par.
Finally to rugby, Ulster’s impressive start to the season came to a shuddering half in the south of France, where they came up against a ruthless Biarritz side in Pool 4 of the Heineken Cu