Co. Carlow trainer John ‘Shark’ Hanlon is hoping that the rain stays away at Galway for Hewick, who is bidding to win back-to-back renewals of the Tote Galway Plate.
Shark says Hewick has a great chance of achieving that feat if the ground doesn’t soften
Action at Ballybrit gets underway at ten-past-5.
Carlow GAA has announced that the Senior Football Manager, Niall Carew, will continue in his position for 2024 & will again be joined by Simon Rea, Ronan Joyce & Eamonn Callaghan.
After three years in the position, Victor Doyle is stepping down as a Selector with the County Senior Football team.
Tony McEntee is set to continue on as manager of the Sligo senior footballers.
The Armagh native has been handed a one-year extension by the county board.
Elsewhere the Kilkenny Vehicle Centre Minor B Hurling League Final will be contested tonight Emeralds will take on Graignamanagh in MW Hire Park at seven O’clock. Minor C Hurling League Final last night St. Lachtains defeated John Lockes 1-14 to 2-06
While in Carlow in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior Hurling Championship Knockout stages. Mount Leinster Rangers play Ballinkillen in Fenagh at 7.30pm.
Axel Disasi is likely to be confirmed as Chelsea’s latest signing today.
The Monaco defender completed a medical last night ahead of a 45-million euro move.
Disasi is seen as a replacement for fellow France international Wesley Fofana, who is in danger of missing the entire season.
Chelsea also sealed a 27-million euro move for Rennes midfielder Lesley Ugochukwu last night
Harry Kane is reportedly prepared to sign a new deal at Tottenham if his Bayern Munich move collapses.
Liverpool have submitted an improved bid of £42m for the midfielder Romeo Lavia but that will be rejected by Southampton, who have a £50m asking price.
Man Utd are reportedly set to offer Jonny Evans a one-year deal for the upcoming Premier League season after the defender returned to the club on a short-term basis.
Later, the final matches in Group F take place.
France lead the standings ahead of their meeting with Panama, while Jamaica take on Brazil.
Both of those games kick off at 11am.
Ireland plays their final group game at 11 am on Wednesday morning against Georgia in the FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship
The Irish team who features Kilkenny star Lucy Coogan, are already through to quarter final after victories over Greece and hosts Romania in the group stages
See also: Kilkenny’s Coogan helps Ireland to quarter-final place at FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship