The Carlow Intermediate Football championship gets underway tonight with a double-header
Netwatch Cullen Park hosts two fixtures with the first throwing in at 7:15 pm St Patrick’s take Naomh Eoin
The late kick-off at 8:40 pm features Grange going up against Clonmore
The Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Senior Football Championship starts tomorrow as Bagenalstown Gaels mix it up with Fenagh at Carlow GAA HQ from half-seven
Tonight in Kilkenny Tullogher Rosbercon welcomes Conahy Shamrocks in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior B Championship Semi-Final for a seven o’clock throw-in
In the D grade, Graignamanagh meets Rower Inistioge, while Windgap faces off with St Lachtain’s in Junior F Both those games are also semi-finals.
Mooncoin got the better of Kilmacow last night by a single goal in the Iverk Produce Junior C Championship Semi Final last night. The game finished 1-17 to 17 points.
Raymond Galligan is to become the new manager of the Cavan senior footballers.
The goalkeeper will replace Mickey Graham and be handed a 3-year term.
Galligan has assembled an elite backroom team, with Eamonn Murray, Stephen O’Neill, Gary Rogers and Catherina McKiernan to be involved.
Proposed fixtures for Friday night in the KCLR Carlow Shield due that kick start the season have been canceled
Vale Wanderers and Dolmen Celtic have both pulled out of the group stages.
Referees are wanted in Kilkenny.
Male & female participants are wanted for U12/U13 games at schoolboy/schoolgirl level for a 1 day referee training course. Must be age 16+ and interested applicants should contact the district league.
Ollie Watkins scored a hat trick as Aston Villa beat Hibernian 5-nil in their Conference League play-off first leg last night
Hearts are at the same stage of the competition and will be hoping to do better than their Edinburgh rivals.
They play PAOK Salonika at Tynecastle this evening from 7.45.
Republic of Ireland international Jamie McGrath could feature for his new club Aberdeen this evening.
They are away to Swedish side BK Hacken in the playoff round of the Europa League. 6pm is the start time.
Manchester City have turned their attention to Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes.
They’ve reportedly tabled an opening bid of 50 million euro for the Portugal international.
Bernardo Silva yesterday signed a contract extension, keeping him at City until 2026.
But Aymeric Laporte has confirmed his departure and is joining Saudi club Al-Nassr.
Rhasidat Adeleke finished 4th in the 400 metres final at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest last night.
The 20-year-old from Dublin ran to a time of 50 points 1-3 seconds as she just missed out on a medal.
Limerick’s Sarah Lavin set a new national record by clocking 12 points 6-2 seconds in the semi-finals of the 100-metre hurdles.
At the moment, Brendan Boyce is competing in the 35-kilometre walk.
Later this evening, Mark English lines up in the semi-finals of the 800 metres and Brian Fay is in the heats of the 5000 metre
Rory McIlroy competes in the Tour Championship in Atlanta this week.
It’s the final event in the race for the PGA Tour’s Fed Ex Cup, which McIlroy won last year.
He tees off his opening round at East Lake just before 7pm Irish time.
On the DP World Tour, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington and John Murphy are in the field for the Czech Masters in Prague.
Germany’s Matti Schmid is the early leader on 4 under.