The Joe McDonagh Cup is back after a small bit of respite, with a single weekend off.
Carlow finds themselves coming into this weekend’s clash with Down undefeated and in good stead for a Joe McDonagh final, considering their goal difference.
Speaking to KCLR Scoreline Carlow shot-stopper Brian Treacey outlines the heart within the team
That game is live with thanks to Ray Whelan Waste management from 1 pm Sunday, and we will also be chatting to Carlows top ever scorer Marty Kavanagh on Scoreline Saturday.
See also: “We are all just working our socks off” Carlow ‘keeper Brian Treacey praises team spirt ahead of Down clash
At the same time, Kilkenny plays Antrim in Corrigan on our Kilkenny frequencies, live coverage with thanks to Laharts.
Mikey Carey has reportedly returned to the Kilkenny senior hurling panel.
The Young Irelands club man hasn’t been part of the squad this season having been abroad. However, it’s been reported by Carey is now back in the fold ahead of Sunday’s Leinster championship clash with Antrim.
See also: Mikey Carey may be set to return to Kilkenny panel
A cracking game unfolded last night in the Leinster Intermediate Quarterfinal.
Carlow and Laois could not be separated at full time at 2-12 a piece, and ultimately went down to the wire, with the Barrowsiders coming away with a single-point victory on 3.17 to 3.16
So massive congrats to the Carlow camogie team as a semi-final now awaits.
Elsewhere in Carlow last night, Ballinkillen came away with a resounding win over Naomh Brid scoring 3.15 to 7 points
In Kilkenny, it’s advantage Freebooters when it comes to the Premier Division.
They now sit above Evergreen by a single point in the league after a 3-1 win over Fort Rangers last night.
It all comes down to this Sunday end of the season game between the old city rivals, with Evergreen needing a win to reclaim the league
We will be building up to the game from 3 o’clock Sunday.
In Carlow, the proposed fixture of New Oak Boys and Crettyard was postponed at a late stage last night due to an apparent unmarked pitch.
The Douglas Jewellers Carlow Cup clash will go ahead tonight now instead at 6.45 pm
Erling Haaland has now scored more goals than any other player in a Premier League season.
He netted his 35th of the campaign in a 3-nil win for Manchester City over West Ham at the Etihad Stadium last night. The Norwegian received a guard of honour from his teammates after the match. The victory sends City a point clear at the top of the table with a game in hand over Arsenal.
Liverpool earned their fifth Premier League win in a row by beating Fulham 1-nil at Anfield. Mo Salah scored the winner from the penalty spot, the 8th game in a row in which he has scored at home
Manchester United can strengthen their hold on a Champions League place with a win over Brighton this evening.
Kick-off at the AMEX Stadium is at 8pm.
Rory McIlroy, Shane Lowry and Seamus Power are in the field for the Wells Fargo Championship on the PGA Tour in North Carolina later.
On the European Tour, Tom McKibbin, John Murphy and Gary Hurley are playing in the Italian Open in Rome – the opening day’s play is just underway.
There’s a meeting over jumps today at Tipperary, with the first off there at 5