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Weds pm Sport: Duffy Fit for Georgia Game; World Cup Rugby Wins for Scotland & Wales; Champions Donegal vs Tyrone in Ulster Championship

: 10/09/2019 - 17:27

Shane Duffy has been declared fit for the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifier against Georgia on Saturday.

The Donegal man will travel to Dublin this evening to meet up with the rest of the panel, before they fly to Tbilisi tomorrow.

David McGoldrick won't be fit for the game this weekend, however could still feature in the game against Switzerland on Tuesday in Geneva.

At the Rugby World Cup today, Scotland scored 9 tries in a 61 points to nil defeat of Russia in Pool A.

It leaves Japan on 14 points, Ireland on 11 and Scotland on 10 entering the last round of Pool matches.

Ireland play Samoa in Fukuoka on Saturday morning.

Wales overturned an early 10-0 deficit to beat Fiji 29-17 in their Pool D game.

The win sees Australia and Wales into the Quarter finals, as Fiji miss out.

Wales are likely to play either England or France in the rugby World Cup quarter-finals.

Defending champions Donegal and Tyrone have been drawn together for the 2020 Ulster senior football championship quarter final.

The other quarter finals are Derry versus Armagh, Fermanagh against Down.

Antrim will play the winner of the preliminary round between Monaghan and Cavan.

Clare hurling is expected to announce a new senior manager this evening.

Former team trainer Louis Mulqueen and All Star Full Back Brian Lohan are the candidates in contention.

The County Board's delay in appointing a new manager, which led to the withdrawal of outgoing joint manager Donal Moloney, have been criticised by the Clare panel.

Amy Broadhurst is one win away from a medal at the Women's World Boxing Championships in Russia.

The Dundalk lightweight won a unanimous decision against a Polish opponent in Siberia this morning.
Cork welterweight Christina Desmond has moved to within a game of a medal at the World Boxing Championship.

She beat Myriam Da Silva to book her spot in the last-eight.


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