While we had five live games in the senior grade last weekend, the Kilkenny Intermediate hurling league also got underway on Friday night.
Blacks and Whites’ return to the grade could not have gone any better as they came out on top by 1-6 to 0-16 over O’Loughlin Gaels.
Speaking to KCLR after that game, new Blacks and Whites manager David Guiney said that he was excited to see where his team end up this season.
There was a one-point victory for Graigue Ballycallan last night against Young Irelands in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior A Championship Quarter Final.
They now join Dicksboro and O’Loughlins in the semi-final, with Pilltown to meet St. Patricks next week.
The Revise.ie Under 19 Roinn C Hurling Championship Quarter, Final is tonight between Piltown and Mullinavat. Throw-in is at 7 in Piltown.
It’s a big weekend of action in Cartlow with four finals playing in Netwatch Cullen Park.
Starting all the festivities will be Naomh Brid and St. Mullins in the Junior Hurling Shield Final
Followed by the intermediate final of St. Mullins and Mount Leinster Rangers.
Then on Sunday, the Junior Hurling Championship Final is the curtain raiser on the day with Kildavin Clonegal and Mount Leinster Rangers facing off.
Before our live game on KCLR throws in at 4 pm with St. Mullins meeting Mount Leinster Rangers.
Fergal Logan and Brian Dooher have been ratified for a new three-year term as Tyrone football joint managers.
Delegates overwhelmingly backed the duo at tonight’s county board meeting.
Logan and Dooher led Tyrone to the All-Ireland football quarter-finals this summer, where they were beaten by Kerry.
They also retained their First Division status.
Wolves have parted company with manager Julen Lopetegui, less than a week before their first game of the season.
It’s believed the Spaniard was frustrated with a lack of movement from the club in the transfer market. Wolves tonight acknowledged differences of opinion on certain issues.
Former Bournemouth boss Gary O’Neil is set to succeed Lopetegui ahead of Monday’s trip to Manchester United.
Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Brentford goalkeeper David Raya.
The Spaniard could cost Arsenal as much as 35 million euro, having only joined Brentford four years ago for 3 million. No keeper made as many saves in the Premier League last year as Raya, and he’ll provide competition for Aaron Ramsdale.
Gillingham caused the shock of the night in the first round of the EFL Cup as they knocked out Southampton. The League Two side were 3-1 winners against their Championship opponents.
Will Smallbone, whose mother is from Kilkenny did not feature for The Saints. While former Evergreen player Sean Maguire came on as a sub for Carlisle in a 1-nil loss to Harrowgate.
Elsewhere, Republic of Ireland under-19 international Zak Gilsenan was on the mark for Blackburn in their 4-3 win over Walsall at Ewood Park.
Ronan Maher, Oisin McEntee, and Ross Tierney all found the net for the visitors.
The Ireland coaching staff are awaiting further information on Jack Conan’s foot injury.
The Leinster back-rower hasn’t traveled to Portugal for this week’s conditioning camp.
Conan is said to have lost power in his foot during Saturday’s win over Italy.