Saturday sport: Derry and Dublin reach All-Ireland semi-finals

The day's sporting action includes GAA, golf and racing
Saturday sport: Derry and Dublin reach All-Ireland semi-finals

GAA

Dublin are into their thirteenth All Ireland Football semi-final in a row.

They had too much for Cork in their quarter-final today, eventually running out double score winners by 0-21 to 0-10 at Croke Park.

The Dubs had to win without Con O'Callaghan and James McCarthy who were both late withdrawals through injury.

Sky Blues boss Dessie Farrell says they are waiting to see if both players will be available for the semi-finals.

Elsewhere, Derry are into their first last four clash since 2004.

They powered past Clare scoring five goals on their way to a 5-13 to 2-8 victory over the Banner.

The Oakleaf County will face either Galway or Armagh in the semi-finals while Dublin come up against the winner of Kerry and Mayo tomorrow.

Cork will play Dublin in the quarter finals of the All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship.

The Rebels got the better of their Munster rivals Waterford this afternoon by 2-10 to 1-5 in Portlaoise.

Dublin have beaten Mayo in their round 3 game at O'Moore Park to book their spot in the next round.

Lyndsey Davey and Kate Sullivan scored the goals at the Dubs ran out 2-14 to 1-7 winners.

Golf

Rory McIlroy is in a tie for 31st during the third round of the Traveller's Championship in Connecticut.

The four time Major winner is 2 over par after 17 holes to move back to 6 under par.

Meanwhile Waterford's Seamus Power is in a tie for 19th as he currently stands level par after 16 holes today and 8 under for the tournament.

Xander Schauffele leads by 1 shot on 16 under par.

Stephanie Meadow shot a level par 72 today to move into a tie for 11th at the end of her third round of the Women's PGA Championship - the third major of the year.

She is eight shots off the lead of Korean Chun In-gee who has a four stroke advantage on 10-under-par.

Leona Maguire finished with 2 birdies to shoot a 5 over par 77 today and is currently 7 over for the tournament.

 

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