Soccer

Everton manager Frank Lampard said their fans will see nothing less than 100 per cent effort from his players in this afternoon’s Merseyside derby. They continue their bid to avoid Premier League relegation when they take on title chasers Liverpool at Anfield. Kick off is at 4.30pm.

Burnley caretaker boss Mike Jackson said it would mean a lot to move out of the Premier League’s relegation zone this afternoon. They’re aiming for a third straight win since sacking Sean Dyche when they face Wolves at 2pm.

Southampton continue their quest for a top 10 finish as they take on Brighton, while it is an all London affair as West Ham meet Chelsea.

Celtic are at Ross County this afternoon looking to extend their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership table back to six points with a win. Kick off is at 2.30pm. Meanwhile, third-placed Hearts meet fourth-placed Dundee United at 3pm.

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Connacht

Galway and Mayo will clash in the quarter finals of the Connacht Senior Football championship this afternoon.

The visitors have the better record in games played in Castlebar, winning 13 times to Mayo’s 11 victories. Throw in at McHale Park is at 4pm.

Leinster

Meanwhile, there are three clashes down for decision in the early rounds of the Leinster championship.

First up Louth take on Carlow at 2.30pm, Offaly face Wexford at 3pm, while Wicklow and Laois meet at 3.30pm.

Ulster

Armagh are seeking their first championship win over Donegal since 2010 this afternoon. The match is already underway in Ballybofey in a repeat of their ill-tempered league clash last month.

Munster

Clare have got their Munster Senior Hurling championship underway this afternoon at Semple Stadium. They are opening against Tipperary, who come into today’s clash on the back of their four-point defeat to Waterford in Round 1.

Women’s Six Nations

Ireland trail Grand Slam-chasing England in Round 4 of the Women’s Six Nations this afternoon. The home side have a 55-0 lead at Welford Road with around 13 minutes left.

Sene Naoupu has been sent off for a head-on-head collision. Ireland are without nine frontline players through injury and sevens selection.

Golf

Ireland’s Shane Lowry and Ryder Cup teammate Ian Poulter will tee off their final round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans 10 shots off the lead. They get their Sunday underway from 19 under par in a tie for 9th.

Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay of the USA lead by 5 on 29 under par.

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