Trainer John ‘Shark’ Hanlon plans to run his stable star Hewick in next week’s Ladbrokes Punchestown Gold Cup feature event at Punchestown.
Hewick was a faller when running well in the Cheltenham Gold Cup last month but Hanlon says he is in great form and will love some good ground…
There are seven races on the flat at Tipperary from 4 pm, with Kilbeggan hosting seven races over jumps from 4.15.
There’s plenty of rugby in store on air this weekend as Kilkenny and Tullow RFC meet on Sunday and we’ve teamed up with Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan LLP for the first of two special Provincial Towns Cup Final preview shows this week.
The first stop is with Kilkenny RFC and you can hear all the chat and previews this tonight on KCLR from 8pm.
Windgap has advanced to the semi-final of the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Football Championship
They played Railyard last night and came away with a 1-13 to 8-point victory
Cork secured a semi-final place in the Munster under-20 hurling championship last night courtesy of their 1-24 to 22 point win over Clare in Ennis.
New Oak Boys have experienced their first league loss in 50-something games. They lost 2-0 to second-placed St. Pats Boys, they won’t worry too much as they are already league champions.
Elsewhere Crettyard got a 3-2 win over Vale Wanderers
Erling Haaland’s 35th Champions League goal helped secure Manchester City a semi-final with holders Real Madrid. City drew 1-1 away to Bayern Munich last night, sealing a 4-1 aggregate victory. The other semi-final will be a Milan derby.
Despite conceding two late goals in a 3-3 draw with Benfica last night, Inter won the tie 5-3 to set up a two-legged meeting with AC Milan.
Marcus Rashford is back in the Manchester United squad for tonight’s second leg of their Europa League quarter-final.
They are level at 2-2 ahead of their game away to Sevilla . Kick-off is at 8 pm.
Paulstown Grace Fenlon lost out on a close decision. Tony O Reilly lost on a split decision to Liam Ward Ulster champion . Paulstown Ellie Fenlon and Claire Keating both had great victories in the semi-final of their boxing in the Irish final Friday evening.
Urlingford had two Irish champions in Willie and John Delaney. Tollerton Darragh Brennan lost in the final on a split decision and Martin Stokes took gold after a tough final. Marble City had a very tight loss in the quarter-final but they moved on, Sarah Johnson had two great victories to have her raised as Irish champion and Breanna Kelly had her hand raised to take the gold medal in the semi-final. Josh Dowling had a great win boxing in the Irish semi-final Friday night. Junior 1/2 starting next where Marble City has the biggest entry.