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After a busy weekend of sport live on KCLR the Intermediate county finalists are now known. After a double header in UPMC Nowlan Park yesterday Thomastown beat Dunnamaggin in the first of the semi-finals, last year’s runners up are back in the final for the fourth time in five years. They had twenty points to spare on the team that they also beat in the league final a few weeks ago.
In the other semi-final favourite’s Lisdowney lost out to Mooncoin who have been a team in form in recent games. The men from down south are back in the county final hoping to get back into the senior ranks. They had nine points to spare over Lisdowney in the second semi-final. The County Final will take place in two weeks time in UPMC Nowlan Park.
The draws were also made for the Junior championship semi-finals yesterday after the Intermediate semi-finals in UPMC Nowlan Park, see details below
Elsewhere in Carlow, there was a feast of underage hurling on Saturday as the Minor A & B county finals took place in Netwatch Cullen Park. Burren Rangers won their first ever championship title as they defeated Mount Leinster Rangers in the decider.
In the Minor B championship final Naomh Eoin were victorious over Bagenalstown Gaels also at Netwatch Cullen Park.
The Camogie championship finals were held in Carlow yesterday in Netwatch Cullen Park. Myshall are once again crowned Senior champions after defeating Naomh Bríd in the decider, it’s there 24th title in a row for Myshall
Earlier in the day Burren Rangers defeated Myshall in the Junior decider.
Elsewhere in Kilkenny the draws were made this morning for the Senior semi-finals, Intermediate semi-finals and Junior quarter-finals.
Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Senior Championship Semi-Finals
- Dicksboro vs Piltown
- Windgap vs Barrow Rangers
Shaws Department Stores Intermediate Championship Semi-Finals
- Rower Inistioge vs Danesfort
- O Loughlin Gaels vs Mooncoin
Kilkenny Rivercourt Hotel Junior Championship Quarter-Finals
- Dicksboro vs Piltown
- Rower Inistioge vs Tullogher
Games will be played over the weekend of 15th October
Ireland have qualified for the quarter-finals of this year’s World Cup, they team beat Scotland 36-14 to claim a Try bonus point win to top Pool B and will now face New Zealand in the quarters. Ireland have gone unbeaten so far in this year’s competitions and have a good record against the All-Blacks beating them on the last three occasions. The game will take place in Stade De France on Saturday evening. There are injury concerns for James Ryan ahead of the game, Ryan is seeing a specialist today to discover the extent of his hand injury. “James Ryan is seeing a specialist and we’re hoping for better news than originally anticipated, certainly within the next 24 hours we should have a clearer picture about where James is at”, said team manager Mick Kearney.
The Quarter-Final line-up is now known and all the details can be seen below
Luke Humphries has won his maiden major yesterday after the Englishman beat Gerwyn Price in the final of the 2023 World Grand Prix. Humphries finished in style as he hit a 138 checkout to claim his first major win.