O’Loughlin Gaels are through to the Leinster Club Senior Hurling Championship semi-final following a 2-16 to 0-13 win over Mount Leinster Rangers yesterday at Netwatch Cullen Park
A goal in each half from Eoin Wall and Luke Hogan proved crucial as the Kilkenny champions withstood a second half comeback against the Carlow champions. Brian Hogan’s side will take on Kilcormac Kiloughey in the last four later this month after the Offaly team overcame Naomh Eanna.
Elsewhere in the other quarte-finals, Na Fianna defeated Westmeath side Ratharney and Naas were three point winners over Camross.
There was also success for Kilkenny team in provincial action on Saturday. Thomastown were 3-20 to 1-12 victors over Cloughbawn in the intermediate quarter final. Noel Doherty’s team will now face Kildalkey on November 25th in the semi-final.
Tullogher Rosbercon will also contest a semi-final on the same weekend in the junior championship. They secured a 5-26 to 1-01 defeat of Colt Shanahoe and will now go up against Father O’Regans Craanford in Enniscorthy.
Carlow’s Kildavin Clonegal are out after a heavy loss to Father O’Regans Craanford.
There was one game in the Kilkenny Under 21 A Hurling Championship yesterday. Dunnamaggin were 0-17 to 1-12 winners over Bennettsbridge in a tight quarter-final.
Evergreen and Deen Celtic advanced to the next round of the Pat Maher Shield with wins over Clover United and Saint Johns respectively.
St Patrick’s Athletic are the 2023 FAI Cup champions after a 3-1 win against Dublin rivals Bohemians in yesterday’s final.
A late penalty from Cole Palmer earned Chelsea a point from their Premier League encounter with Manchester City yesterday. It finished 4-all on a dramatic afternoon at Stamford Bridge. Liverpool are just a point behind leaders City after their 3-nil win over Brentford.
Elsewhere, Aston Villa beat Fulham 3-1, West Ham were 3-2 winners over Nottingham Forest and Brighton played out a 1-all draw with Sheffield United. Evan Ferguson didn’t feature in that game for Brighton due to a suspected back injury, meaning he’s now a doubt for Ireland’s clash with the Netherlands on Saturday.
Carlow’s Steve Lennon bids for his first win in this year’s Grand Slam later tonight when he plays former world champion Gary Anderson, he’s currently at the bottom of Group C
Carlow came away from Foulkstown with a 2-point victory yesterday after a 24-22 win against Kilkenny in Division 1B of the Leinster League. The hosts scored a try to go a point ahead in the 79th minute, only for the visitors to kick a penalty in the dying moments of the game, securing a dramatic 24-22 victory.
The Ladies team lost out to South East Lions, the ladies lost out by 10 points to leave them sitting fifth in the table ten points behind the leaders