Let’s take a look at what’s making the headlines on KCLR and Scoreline for Wednesday, November 9th, 2022.
The much-anticipated Teams of the Year and Player of the Year nominees for the Kilkenny club championships have been revealed.
Candidates for the Camán Caint adult junior, intermediate, and senior teams of the year were announced on our camogie podcast last night and there’s plenty of competition for places this year.
You can hear all the nominees and arguments for each player on the podcast – out now on scoreline.ie
Voting will be split between a judges vote and a public vote and we’ll be throwing the lines open this coming Thursday morning with a live awards show to come in the next few weeks
There are more management opportunities popping up in Carlow. With Bagenalstown Gaels seeking a new football and hurling manager for their senior teams, Ballinabranna are also on the lookout for a new manager.
The 2018 and 2020 Carlow intermediate champions are hoping to appoint a new intermediate club football manager with expressions of interest due by Sunday November 20th.
SETU & Schools action
Last night the SETU Carlow Camogie team advanced to the 3rd level Division 2 final after a victory over MTU Cork
The full-time score was 2-15 to 1-11.
There was a loss on the Ladies Gaelic Football side of things where the university lost by 2 points to in round 3 of division 3. In the Junior Football Division 4 League round 3 clashes with Thurles, SETU fell by a scoreline of 1-07 to 1-15. There was more joy in the Fresher Football Division 2 League Rd 3 tie with Maynooth, winning on a convincing scoreline of 2.14 to 8 points.
Last night saw the first of two rounds of Cumann na mBunscoil finals in Carlow with St. Brigids National School in Grange among the winners.
They picked up wins over Ballinabranna National School and Ballyconnell National School to ‘do the double’ at the Netwatch Training Centre in Fenagh.
Tonight it’s the turn of the Girls and Boys Divisions 1 and 3 finals with Ballon and Scoil Mhuire Gan Small first out at a quarter past six.
It’s a great occasion for the schools, pupils, parents, and families and we’re wishing them all the best for this evening’s games.
Two local competitors will be flying the flag for Ireland in Italy this week.
Tullow’s Keith Jordan and Graiguenamanagh’s Ryan Mangan, both training out of Team Ryano Kilkenny’s martial arts facility in the Hebron Estate are among the Irish athletes competing at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation European Championships in Rome from this Thursday.
On this day: Evander Holyfield upsets Mike Tyson in 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas to regain the WBA heavyweight boxing title; second boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win a heavyweight title 3 times
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Kilkenny and Carlow are represented on the Irish Basketball women’s Under 18 squad for the 2022/23 season.
Head coach Tommy O’Mahony has included Kilkenny Stars’ Aoibhin Dunphy and S-E-T-U Carlow’s Emer Dunne (who plays with Mountmellick MCS in Laois) in a 24-person squad competing for a chance to represent Ireland at the FIBA U18 Women’s European Championships.
And if you missed it yesterday, Kilkenny Rugby Club’s Mags Hennessy was named as the October recipient of the David Buggy Motors Kilkenny Sport Star award with Mags being recognised for the work she’s doing to drive womens’ rugby in the county.
The draw for the 4th round of the FAI Junior Cup has been made.
Bridge United have been drawn away to either Monread FC or Leicester Celtic; Evergreen are away to Grangevale FC while the winners of Vale Wanderers and St. Canice’s face a long drive to Mayo to take on Castlebar Celtic.
Brentford and Everton both exited the Carabao Cup last night.
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League Two strugglers Gillingham got the better of Brentford in a shootout, after the sides played out a 1-all draw.
At the Vitality, Everton were hammered 4-1 by Bournemouth.
Elsewhere, ex-Republic of Ireland winger Mark Kennedy saw his Lincoln City side win 3-1 at Bristol City.
Jamie Vardy scored twice as Leicester ran out 3-nil winners at home to Newport.
MK Dons beat Morecambe 2-nil, Burnley were 3-1 winners over Crawley Town and Charlton overcame Stevenage 5-4 on penalties after a 1-all draw.
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Caoimhin Kelleher is in line for his first start of the season for Liverpool tonight.
They entertain Derby County in the Carabao Cup third round.
The tie of the round sees Manchester City face Chelsea, while Premier League leaders Arsenal are at home to Brighton.
Elsewhere, Tottenham go to Nottingham Forest, Wolves face Leeds and West Ham take on Championship high-flyers Blackburn.
Newcastle host Crystal Palace and managerless Southampton take on Sheffield Wednesday.
Upsets in Cup:
Fourth Division side Chester beating defending league champions Leeds United 3–0 on their surprise run to the semi-finals in 1974–75.
In 1995–96, Manchester United were beaten 3–0 at home by York City in the second round, first leg; United could only win 3–1 in the second leg and went out 4–3 on aggregate (York went on to repeat the achievement against Everton the following year). United went on to win the FA Premier League and FA Cup double and did not lose another home game that season, while York narrowly avoided relegation to Division Three (fourth tier).