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The Tailteann Cup: Carlow have been rewarded with a home draw in this year’s preliminary quarter final after yesterday’s victory over Longford in round three
They will face New York in Netwatch Cullen Park this weekend.
Carlow were impressive yesterday as they showed their character in securing second spot in group 3 with a 2-13 to 1-14 win over Longford. The fist goal was scored by Mikey Bambrick, a brilliant individual piece of skill from the full back, the second one coming from the boot of Jamie Clarke from the penalty spot.
Martin Quilty will will be having a look at Carlow’s victory over the weekend on FULL TIME tonight just after the 6pm news with Willie Quinlan
See also: Carlow recorded an impressive win over Longford in round three of the Tailteann Cup
Carlow’s Top Football Scorer Of All Time
Darragh Foley made a piece of history as he became Carlow’s top scorer of all time with 400 points when he slotted over a point in the 39th minute he took the title away from the great Brendan Hayden. Foley would score six points in total in the game.
Just two weeks out from their first game in the All-Ireland Championship, current holders Meath have parted ways with their Senior management team. In a statement published last night, they have announced that Davy Nelson and his complete backroom team will not be taking Meath into the Championship.
“With regret Meath LGFA announce that the county senior management will not be taking the team forward to the TG4 All-Ireland Series Group B games against Waterford and Donegal.
“The county board wish to place on record our sincere gratitude to manager Davy Nelson, head coach Mark Brennan and the entire coaching and backroom team, for their commitment and workrate during the 2023 season.”
Meath are chasing a treble of titles having won the 2021 and 2022 deciders under former manager Eamonn Murray. Meath had a poor league campaign by their standards and were defeated by Dublin in the Leinster decider a couple of weeks ago. The County Board are now on the hunt for a new manager before they begin their All-Ireland defense against Waterford on Sunday 25 June.
Kilkenny overcame the hurdle of cork after the sides met for the fourth time this year
The two sides recently met in the Very National 2B League Final where the first game ended in a draw and Cork taking the title after defeating Kilkenny by eight points in the Replay. Kilkenny really showed their talent in the second half and goals from subs Ellen Gunner and Emma Manogue secured a second win of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Intermediate series.
Kilkenny will play Galway in Athenry at the weekend, while Carlow will have a home game against Derry at Netwatch Cullen Park
Big Soccer Final this weekend
Our Own Shane O’Keeffe took his side Castlewarren Celtic into the Final of the Seanie O’Connor Memorial Shield Final yesterday
They took on Tullaroan on Sunday morning in Derdimus Park, KCLR’s own Robbie Dowling started up front and while he had been struggling with goals in recent games he got the vital assist for Castlewarrens winner when he crossed for Owen Wall to bury the ball to the back of the Tullaroan net.
They also picked up the trophy for their divisional cup success earlier this season
At the French Open in Paris yesterday, their was drama as two players were defaulted, Elina Svitolina & Aryna Sablenka reach quarter-finals
MIYU KATO and Aldila Sutjiadi have been disqualified out of the French Open after the former inadvertently reduced a ball girl to tears, The match umpire Alexandre Juge initially handed the pair a warning, before Bouzkova and Sorribes Tormo stormed over to protest, tournament referee Remy Azemar were called to court and the umpire’s initial decision was upgraded following 15 minutes of deliberation.
Former World No.3 Elina Svitolina continued her remarkable run through Roland Garros, defeating No.9 seed Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 7-5(5) to advance to the quarterfinals
Rory McIlroy had a disasterous last round in the Memorial Tournament in Ohio
Viktor Hovland got the better of Denny McCarthy in playoff to win Memorial Tournament, both players finished on -7 to force a playoff, Hovland winning the play-off hole, its his fourth PGA Tour victory.
McIlroy finished tied seventh after a final round of 75, having been tied with the leaders after the fourth hole.
Shane Lowry finished T16 on E while Seamus Power finished T41 on +4
Domestically, there are meetings at Gowran Park, from 14.05, and Listowel, from 14.20.