Weekend sports round-up

Macclesfield score a winning goal against Cardiff in the FA Cup Third Round Photo: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Sport

Macclesfield 2 - 1 Cardiff City

Championship leaders Cardiff City are now out of the FA Cup after being beaten 2-1 by non-league Macclesfield Town.

Nat Jarvis put the visitors ahead before Macclesfield scored twice in the last five minutes, both goals coming from Matthew Barnes-Homer - the second from the penalty spot.

It's the first time in Macclesfield's history that they've got through to the fourth round.

Monbeg Dude, ridden by Paul Carberry, won the Welsh Grand National Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/

*Welsh Grand National *

Today's race was won by the 10/1 shot Monbeg Dude, ridden by Paul Carberry, who finished just ahead of the local favourite TeaforThree.

The race was due to take place at the end of last month but had to be postponed because the course was waterlogged.

Munster 6 - 17 Cardiff Blues

The Cardiff Blues pulled off a deserved victory away at Munster.

They ran in two tries in their 17 points to 6 win, both in the second half - the first from winger Owen Williams who was quick to spot an opening - the second came ten minutes from the end from number eight Robin Copeland to seal the points for the Blues.

Connacht 30 - 11 Newport Gwent Dragons

It was a disappointing night for the Dragons, who put up little resistance away at Connacht going down 30 points to 11. Scrum half Jonathan Evans scoring the only Dragons try - his first in the league.