Get all your Kilkenny and Carlow local sports news in this morning’s Scoreline Report
There was lots of activity in last night’s Kilkenny Vehicle Centre Minor Championship as they got underway, there was some eye watering scorelines on the night – huge wins for James Stepehns, Dicksboro and St Martins in Roinn A, while in Roinn B – Barrow Rangers and Emeralds while there was other wins for Glenmore, KIlmacow, Galmoy/Windgap and Shamrocks Ballyhale
Threecastles will play Mooncoin in this years Iverk Produce Junior C County Final after their 0-18 to 1-12 victory over Cloneen in last nights semi-final
You can check out all the results here
In Carlow the Michael Lyng Motors Senior Football championship continues with round two on Thursday night and our big game will be Fenagh v Mount Leinster Rangers, Netwatch Cullen Park with an 8:30pm throw in
The US Open has stared in New York and Novak Djokovic has returned to number one in the world after his straight sets win over Alexandre Muller 6-0 6-2 6-3, it was the Serbian’s seventeenth straight first round win at Flushing Meadows
In the Womens event, local player Coco Gauff made it into round two with a two sets to one win over qualifier Laura Siegemund from Germany. Word number one Iga Swiatek sent out a serious message of intent after her straight sets in her first round match, the 22 year old from Poland beat Rebecca Peterson 6-0 6-1.
Chelsea outcast Romelu Lukaku will head to Italy this evening to complete his loan move to Roma, the Belgian striker returned on a season long loan to Inter Milan last year where he played in the Champions League Final against Manchester City but his underperformance was criticized after missing many chances having come off the bench. Its been widely reported that Chelsea Owner Todd Boehly has instructed new manager Mauricio Pochettino not to pick Lukaku as the stand off between player and club continues. The Serie A side have agreed to pay £8million for a season long loan.
Horse fans have an eight race card from Bellewstown today with the first going to post at 16:05