Tipp make losing start to McGrath Cup campaign

first_imgIt also emerged today that Philip Austin could face a spell on the sidelines afer being injured in a farm accident on Saturday night.He had an operation on his arm in Limerick as a result but manager Liam Kearns isn’t sure yet how long he’s likely to be out for. There was much to admire in the performance in the performance deliverd by a severly depleted Tipp team, not least a spectacular chipped goal from John O’MearaHowever, a late Clare surge – during which Kieran Malone netted – earned the Banner the points.Tipp’s next match in the competition is against Kerry on Sunday January 17th.last_img read more

Tatum scores 24, Celtics edge Knicks

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next But he missed the first and the Knicks couldn’t grab the rebound when he intentionally missed the third.Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris each added 16 points for the Celtics, who rebounded from their loss in Toronto on Friday night. They won despite giving Gordon Hayward a night off to rest his surgically repaired left ankle.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissTim Hardaway Jr. scored 24 points for the Knicks, who lost rookie Kevin Knox to a sprained left ankle in the first quarter. Enes Kanter had 17 points and 15 rebounds before fouling out of their second two-point loss in two nights.The Celtics are considered one of the Eastern Conference favorites but coach Brad Stevens said the Raptors were clearly better now and Boston needed to improve after Toronto’s 113-101 victory Friday night. Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 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Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFPNEW YORK — Jayson Tatum had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics withstood his careless foul with 1.9 seconds left to beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Saturday night.Tatum had just given the Celtics a three-point lead with two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and the Knicks called their final timeout. They had trouble getting the ball inbounded from the sideline, and Knicks guard Trey Burke had to race into the backcourt to retrieve it as the clocked ran down. He pulled up for a 3-pointer from well beyond the arc and Tatum jumped to contest it, fouling Burke for three free throws that could have tied it.ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California collegecenter_img On Saturday night, they were just good enough to beat the rebuilding Knicks.The Celtics looked sharp early in racing to a 26-10 lead Saturday and still had a double-digit cushion midway through the second quarter before Damyean Dotson’s second straight 3-pointer trimmed it to 50-48 by halftime.Boston seemed to be regaining control early in the fourth quarter but again the Knicks came back, tying it at 89 on consecutive 3-pointers by Hardaway. But Irving had five points and an assist in a 7-0 burst that put the Celtics on top again and they held on from there, with Tatum hitting a tough turnaround jumper with 21 seconds left and missing a dunk earlier in the possession.TIP-INSCeltics: Aron Baynes got the start with Hayward out and scored 10 points. But he played only 12 minutes before leaving with a sore right hamstring. … Jaylen Brown was only 2 for 9, finishing with seven points.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Knicks: Coach David Fizdale said G Courtney Lee would see specialists Monday after experiencing neck spasms that went down into his chest. Lee was sidelined throughout the preseason by a neck injury. … Kanter became the first Knick since Zach Randolph (2007-08) to start the season with three straight double-doubles.KNOX KNOCKED OUTKnox was driving for a layup on a fast break when his ankle appeared to roll badly as he was fouled by Terry Rozier III. Knox stayed on the court briefly, appearing in pain, then was carried off by a pair of teammates.Because the No. 9 pick wasn’t able to shoot the free throws, he was, by rule, forced to miss the remainder of the game. The Knicks said X-rays on his ankle were negative.HAYWARD’S HEALTHCeltics coach Brad Stevens said there wasn’t a plan to rest Hayward on back-to-backs, but his minutes are being watched and he’s being evaluated on a game-by-game basis. He said Hayward, who broke his ankle last year in the season opener, was just experiencing general soreness Saturday and didn’t think it was anything overly concerning.UP NEXTCeltics: Host Orlando on Monday night.Knicks: Visit Milwaukee on Monday night. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES View comments Messi out 3 weeks with broken arm as Barcelona regains La Liga lead Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more