Trainer Shark Hanlon will bid to win the Tote Galway Plate next Wednesday for a second consecutive year with Hewick.
Hewick has top weight to carry in the race but his trainer says the defence of his crown was always the plan for him since his win at Galway last year.
Keeping with horse racing and KCLR Brunch with Eddie Hughes will be coming live from Gowran Park tomorrow.
The South Easts Premier Racing track will be hosting its annual Ladies Day where the 8-race card goes to post at 12.55 PM.
We will be getting updates throughout the Day from race manager and Bagenalstown Gaels manager Eddie Scally.
He is going to be a busy man with Bagenalstown Gaels taking on Ballinkillen tonight in Netwatch Cullen Park at 8.
It’s round 5 of the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Carlow senior hurling championship.
The game will be live on KCLR with thanks to Dan Morrissey and co.
See also: Bagenalstown Gaels v Ballinkillen, Carlow senior hurling championship round 5
Just half an hour before St. Mullins plays Carlow Town at half-seven in the intermediate ranks On the Junior side of things, there were wins for Burren Rangers & Kildavin/Clonegal last night
While in the Kilkenny Junior Ranks Shamrocks got the better of Rower Inistigoe
Speaking of Shamrocks, this Saturday at 4 pm will be speaking to senior manager Pat Hoban.
The Ballyhale Shamrocks manager looks back on Kilkenny’s All-Ireland final defeat to Limerick, reflects on his side’s unprecedented fifth consecutive county title in 2022, and gives an insight into how preparations are going for the Shamrocks ahead of the beginning of the league next weekend.
Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien replaces Adrian Spillane for this Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship final against Dublin.
That’s the only change Jack O’Connor has made to his starting 15 from the semi-final as he looks to retain the Sam Maguire for the first time in his managerial career.
On the camogie front, the senior club championship starts in Carlow tomorrow with the meeting of Myshall and Ballinkillen from half 7
While Sundays games begin bring us Naomh brid and Mount Leinster Rangers at 10 while St. Mullins clash with Muinebeag
At the Women’s World Cup, Argentina and South Africa played out a 2-2 draw today.
Both countries are still chasing their first win in the competition. At 9.30 this morning, it’s England against Denmark in Group D. And in the same Group, China face Haiti at Noon.
Derry City beat Kups of Finland 2-1 in the first leg of their second-round qualifier for the Europa Conference League last night.
Will Patching and Cian Kavanagh scored the goals for the Candystripes at the Ryan McBride Brandywell.
Meanwhile, it was another disappointing night for Shamrock Rovers in Europe.
They were beaten 4-0 by Ferencvaros in Budapest. And Dundalk lost 3-1 to K-A in Iceland.
Marble City boxings Garry Kehoe has been selected as coach for the Irish schools team heading to the European championships which will take place in Slovenia from August 15th to 26th.
We will be chatting to Gary this weekend on Scoreline