Leinster earn last gasp win over Lions, Chelsea lose to Brighton
Updated: 5:30 p.m
Here are the latest updates from the sporting action of the day…
Sam Prendergast scored a final penalty as Leinster beat the Emirates Lions 39-36 in a URC clash in Johannesburg.
The young fly-half was named Player of the Match on his debut for Leinster. A late try by Chris Cosgrave made the score 36-36 until Prendergast made the conversion with an ace.
Ireland are aiming for their first win at this year’s Women’s Six Nations.
It is currently Italy 0-0 Ireland.
England had previously beaten Wales 59-3 in Cardiff.
A first URC win in South Africa for Leinster. What a performance by this team!
🦁 36-39 🔵🟡#LIOVLEI #Thoroughly pic.twitter.com/VgnE8Pl3Fk
— Leinster Rugby (@leinsterrugby) April 15, 2023
Chelsea beat Brighton 2-1 in their Premier League game at Stamford Bridge.
Tottenham also lost 3-2 at home to Bournemouth.
The home team at Goodison Park also featured Everton narrowly 3-1 over Fulham.
And Southampton lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace at St Mary’s, Wolves beat Brentford 2-0 at Molineaux.
At 17:30 CET, Man City lead 1-0 against Leicester City.
FT: BACK TO WIN! 🔥
[1-2] 📲 https://t.co/S3j1TIedJv // #BHAFC ❤️🔥 pic.twitter.com/Zg9gG3hlwS
— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) April 15, 2023
Former Aston Villa continued their fine form in the Premier League as they edged Newcastle 3-0.
Ollie Watkins scored twice as they sealed their fifth straight win.
There is a full round of play in the Women’s Premier Division.
Shelbourne defeated Treaty United 1-0 at Tolka Park.
DLR Waves parted ways 0-0 with Sligo Rovers.
Elsewhere, Galway United meet Shamrock Rovers and Cork City face leaders Peamount.
At 7.35pm the Wexford Youths meet Athlone Town.
Derry and Fermanagh are just starting their championship campaign in the Ulster quarter-finals at Brewster Park.
World Champion Rhys McClenaghan won gold in the pommel horse at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Antalya, Turkey.
Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan leads China’s Pang Junxu by six frames to three in the opening round of the World Snooker Championship.
They continue their match-up at 7 p.m.
‘Delta Work’ and ‘Ain’t That A Shame’ are among the favorites of the Aintree Grand National.
The feature will be posted at quarter past 5.
Davy Russell has confirmed his temporary comeback to Aintre will end.