Pat Ryan made a winning start as Cork hurling manager last night. Declan Dalton scored 1-7 in a 2-30 to 2-17 win over Kerry in Tralee.
In Leinster hurling’s Kehoe Cup, Meath were 18 points to 1-11 winners over Wicklow. While Kildare was too strong for Carlow, running out 3-19 to 11-point winners in Hawkfield.
Up Next The Barrowsiders will welcome Wicklow and Meath to Netwatch Cullen Park, with those games coming to either side of a trip to Abbotstown to face Down.
See also: Carlow’s Kehoe Cup fixtures
Meanwhile, the footballers travel to Pearse Park on tomorrow for a clash with Longford before wrapping up the pre-season competition against Laois.
We will be catching up with manager Niall Carew tomorrow on Scoreline.
See also: Carlow’s O’Byrne Cup fixtures
Then on Sunday, Kilkenny’s Walsh Cup campaign begins with a clash against Offaly.
John Locke Park will play host to the meeting between last year’s Leinster champions and the 1998 All-Ireland winners.
Sunday’s encounter throws in at 2 pm and marks the beginning of Derek Lyng’s time in charge of the Cats.
See also: Derek Lyng speaks to KCLR ahead of his first game in charge of Kilkenny this weekend
The full interview with Derek will play tomorrow on KCLR Scoreline from 4 pm.
The KDSL will return this weekend following a break over the Christmas period.
See also: Freebooters’ meeting with Evergreen pick of the ties as KDSL returns
The pick of the games comes in the St Canice’s Credit Union Premier Division as champions Evergreen take on their bitter rivals Freebooters at 11am in the Watershed on Sunday
The Carlow District Football League makes its return this weekend following the winter break.
The Nationalist Premier Division kicks off the action for 2023 with two games scheduled for Friday night.
Vale Wanderers will be hoping to secure their first victory of the season when they travel to Scats Quakers Park to take on Killeshin at 8pm.
At the same time, league leaders St Patricks Boys host 2022 champions New Oak Boys in a mouth-watering tie.
See also: Carlow District Football League returns following winter break
Manchester City have cut Arsenal’s lead at the top of the Premier League to 5 points.
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Riyad Mahrez scored the only goal of the game in the second half as City beat Chelsea 1-nil at Stamford Bridge last night.
The FA Cup third round kicks off tonight, with Manchester United hosting Everton at Old Trafford from 8.
United boss Erik Ten Hag says Jadon Sancho is not ready to return to first team football just yet, while Irish skipper Seamus Coleman could feature for Everton as Nathan Patterson is injured.
In the United Rugby Championship this evening, Munster take on the Emirates Lions at Musgrave Park tonight – where there’s a 7.35 kick off.
Seamus Power is 4 shots off the pace after the opening round of the PGA Tour’s Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
The Waterford native carded an opening round of 68.
Three players share top spot on 9 under – Spain’s Jon Rahm and American duo Collin Morikawa and JJ Spaun.
There’s a meeting on the all-weather at Dundalk today from 3.50.