Trainer Jessica Harrington has entered Quar Shamar and Bold Discovery for Saturday’s Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh.
Her stable jockey is Kilkenny’s Shane Foley who spoke about both intended runners and first about Quar Shamar.
“It is a big step up for him, to go from Maiden to Group 1, but he is a horse that has been pleasing us.”
There’s a seven-race card at Limerick this evening, with the first off at 5.30.
Now while Carlow hurling fans can look forward to the Joe McDonagh Cup Final, fans of club hurling can look forward to a final tonight as we’ve reached the business end of our 2023 LBolger Cup and Shield.
We've reached the business end of our 2023 Leagues in hurling & football:— Carlow GAA (@Carlow_GAA) May 22, 2023
🏆Bolger Cup Final
⏰Thursday 25 May, 19:30
📍Netwatch Training Centre
🥎@BagenalstownGaels v @NaomhMoling
🏆Bolger Cup Shield
⏰Sunday 28 May, 12:00
📍 Venue to be confirmed
🥎@NaomhMoling v @MLRangers
The Cup final is tonight in Fenagh, with a repeat of last year’s final as St. Mullins takes on Bagnelstown Geals.
Last year Captain Michael Walsh lifted the Bolger Cup after St. Mullins bested Bagenalstown Gaels 2-16 to 1-14.
The shield will be contested on Sunday with St. Mullins going up against Mount Leinster Rangers.
Just three days to go to our @LeinsterLGFA Junior final against our neighbours @kilkennylgfa on Sunday 28th in O’Moore Park Portlaoise. Wishing the team & their management the very best of luck! Tickets below👇🏼 @scorelinesport @Natsport @MooreEnvironme3 https://t.co/2B0NHGWC1E pic.twitter.com/ROlApSPriD— Carlow Ladies Football (@CarlowLGFA) May 25, 2023
Also, one to keep an eye out for next Sunday is the clash between Kilkenny and Carlow
Just three days away from the Leinster LGFA Junior final between both counties O’Moore Park Portlaoise.
Dublin and Kildare will meet in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor football final for the second year running.
Two goals apiece from Harry Curley and Paddy Curry saw defending champions Dublin thrash Offaly 6-15 to 1-8 in their semi-final in Tullamore.
Four Joey Cunningham points helped Kildare edge out Meath 13 points to 12 at Hawkfield.
Brighton have guaranteed themselves Europa League football for next season after holding champions Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in the Premier League last night.
This was an absolutely outrageous hit from Julio Enciso 🤯 #BHAMCI pic.twitter.com/sYZmBpMphx— Balls.ie (@ballsdotie) May 24, 2023
Julio Enciso scored a wonder goal for the Seagulls after Phil Foden had opened for the visitors.
Irish teenager Evan Ferguson came on for Brighton in the second half.
In the Premier League tonight, Manchester United host Chelsea at Old Trafford from 8pm.
Marcus Rashford has returned to training for the Red Devils.
United just need a point to qualify for next season’s Champions League
On this day
1967 European Cup Final, Estádio Nacional, Lisbon: Glasgow Celtic beats Internazionale, 2-1; first British team to win the Cup
2005 13th UEFA Champions League Final: Liverpool beats Milan (3-3, 3-2 on penalties)
Spain’s Jorge Campillo is the early leader on 4 under par on day one of the KLM Open in the Netherlands.
Irish duo John Murphy and Tom McKibbin tee off later.
The PGA Tour event this week is the Charles Schwab Challenge at the Colonial Country Club in Texas.
Leona Maguire won her opening tie at the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play in Las Vegas and faces Jenny Shin in her second round robin match today.