Tag: Cup

Glentoran reach Shield final as Glenavon progress to BetMcLean Cup quarter-finals

Glentoran players celebrate one of their four goals against Carrick Glentoran beat Carrick Rangers 4-0 on Tuesday night to reach the County Antrim Shield final while Glenavon saw off Limavady United 1-0 at the last-16 stage of the BetMcLean Cup. Shay McCartan’s first-half header gave the Glens the lead, with Junior, Rory Donnelly and Paddy […]

Japan Cup: Equinox wins as Christophe Lemaire rides world’s top-rated horse to victory

Equinox was a 30-100 odds-on favourite for the Japan Cup The world’s top-rated horse Equinox claimed a stunning success in his homeland with victory in the Japan Cup. Equinox, trained by Tetsuya Kimura, won by four lengths under Frenchman Christophe Lemaire in front of 140,000 spectators at the Tokyo Racecourse. It was billed as the […]

Davis Cup Finals 2023: Australia beat Finland 2-0 to reach second successive final

Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt (left) hugs Alex de Minaur after his win over Emil Ruusuvuori Alex de Minaur cruised past Emil Ruusuvuori to seal a 2-0 win for Australia over Finland and send Lleyton Hewitt’s team through to a second successive Davis Cup final. De Minaur won 6-4 6-3 to set up a meeting with […]

United Rugby Championship: World Cup winner Steven Kitshoff named on Ulster bench for Glasgow trip

Kitshoff has won the last two World Cups with South Africa Double World Cup winner Steven Kitshoff is in line to make his Ulster debut in Saturday’s United Rugby Championship trip to Glasgow Warriors. The prop, who has not played since winning his second World Cup with South Africa last month, is named on the […]

Gloucester v Leicester: Team that wins Slater Cup will ‘best represent Ed’

Ed Slater spent the majority of his career playing for Leicester and then Gloucester and captained both sides Gloucester aim to channel Ed Slater’s mentality against Leicester as they compete for their first win in the Slater Cup on Saturday. It is contested across both Premiership games between them each season with Leicester having won […]

Sir Elton John on owning Watford, FA Cup final regrets, Glastonbury and ringing Ryan Reynolds

Sir Elton John tells Gary Lineker all about his love of football, why FA Cup finals are like headlining Glastonbury and why Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney remind him of himself. Watch the full interview on BBC iPlayer from 18:00 GMT on Friday, 24 November. Football Focus is on Saturday, 25 November at […]

Davis Cup Finals 2023: Jannik Sinner stars as Italy set up Serbia semi-final

Italy have reached back-to-back semi-finals in the Davis Cup for the first time since three successive last-four appearances in 1996-98 Jannik Sinner powered Italy to a 2-1 comeback win against the Netherlands to secure a Davis Cup semi-final place. Botic van de Zandschulp beat Matteo Arnaldi 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 7-6 (9-7) to give the Dutch […]

Davis Cup Finals 2023: Great Britain trail Serbia after Jack Draper loses to Miomir Kecmanovic

Jack Draper was playing only his second Davis Cup match for Great Britain Cameron Norrie needs a shock win over Novak Djokovic to keep alive Great Britain’s hopes of beating Serbia and reaching the Davis Cup semi-finals. Britain trail 1-0 in the best-of-three tie after Jack Draper lost 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (8-6) to Miomir Kecmanovic. […]

Davis Cup Finals 2023: Australia beat Czech Republic 2-1 to reach semi-finals

Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt won the Davis Cup with Australia as a player in 1999 and 2003 Australia fought back to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 and clinch their spot in the Davis Cup semi-finals in Malaga. Tomas Machac beat Jordan Thompson 6-4 7-5 to give the Czechs an early lead over last year’s runners-up. […]

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