The Intermediate football championship got started last night in Carlow
Junior Champions Clonmore came away with a 1-09 to 1-06 victory over Grange thanks to a goal by half-time substitute, Owen Coleman.
St. Patrick’s had a convincing victory in the curtain raiser with a 3-12 to 7-point win over Naomh Eoin.
The Senior Grade gets underway tonight with the meeting of Bagnelstown Gaels and Fenagh from 7:30 p.m. in Netwatch Cullen Park.
KCLR will then broadcast three games from the competition on Saturday and Sunday starting with Old Leighlin vs Eire Og from 6 o’clock tomorrow before we go onto Rathvilly vs county champions Palatine at 7:30 pm.
Then on Sunday Mount Leinster Rangers meet Tinryland, with all these games brought to you with thanks to Dan Morrissey & Co.
From a Kilkenny hurling perspective we have live action in the form of the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Hurling League Group match-up of Graignamanagh and St Lachtain’s.
Adrien Ronan and Brian Dowling will be on duty and coverage is with thanks to Dusike Inn.
Competitive soccer returns to the Kilkenny and Carlow Junior district leagues
The Carlow Plate fixture of New Oak and Parkville United tonight acts as the first of three fixtures this weekend.
While in Kilkenny 8 games kick off around the county in the form of the Pat Maher Shield.
Newpark AFC v Spa United AFC
St. Johns AFC v River Rangers
Thomastown United v Lions AFC
Ormonde Villa FC v Callan United
Castlewarren Celtic v Bridge United
Clover United v Tullaroan AFC
East End United v Stoneyford United
Highview Athletic v Deen Celtic AFC
In the Premier League tonight, Chelsea host Luton Town at Stamford Bridge from 8 pm.
Manchester City have completed the 60-million euro signing from Rennes of Jeremy Doku.
The Belgium winger has signed a long-term contract with the Premier League champions.
City recouped half of that fee with the sale of Aymeric Laporte to Saudi club, Al-Nassr.
Marble City boxing coach Garry Kehoe will help four Irish boxers contest the European finals today in Slovenia today.
Ella Archibald, Cassie Henderson, Jason Maher & Louise Joyce are out in action, with the national team out there since the start of the week
British boxer Anthony Joshua believes the negotiations for him to fight Deontay Wilder are going in a positive direction.
The two-time heavyweight world champion has ruled out taking an interim bout before facing the American.