MIXED RESULTS FOR THE CATS
The fallout from Sunday’s Leinster championship game between Kilkenny and Galway continues this morning.
Late scores from substitutes Liam Collins and Declan McLoughlin saw Galway salvage a 0-28 to 1-25 draw at UPMC Nowlan Park.
Having led by six points in the second half, manager Derek Lyng admitted that the result felt like a defeat.
Antrim are up next for Kilkenny next Sunday with that game forming part of a double header with the Carlow hurlers also out in action in the Joe McDonagh Cup on the same day.
Yesterday saw Kilkenny overcome Wexford to advance to Leinster Minor Hurling Championship final in a 1-18 to 17-point victory.
A late first-half goal from Brian Moore proved to be the key moment in an intense encounter as Niall Bergin’s side secured a rematch with Galway in the decider.
Hear the post-game thoughts of Niall Bergin on Full time below:
TAILTEANN CUP DRAW
The draws for the groups stages of the All-Ireland football championship and the Tailteann Cup will take place today.
16 counties have qualified for the Sam Maguire Cup, with 16 teams also competing in the group stage of the Tailteann Cup.
It’s the first year of the new format in both competitions.
Tailteann Cup seedings
1st seeds: Meath, Cavan, Fermanagh, Limerick
2nd seeds: Down, Offaly, Antrim, Wicklow
3rd seeds: Longford, Tipperary, Laois, Wexford
4th seeds: Leitrim, Carlow, Waterford, London
Greg McWilliams could be set to leave his role as head coach of the Irish women’s team.
The Irish Independent reports that he is to step down from the role with ‘immediate effect’.
Ireland finished bottom of this year’s Six Nations table after five successive defeats.
Everton manager Sean Dyche admits Seamus Coleman’s knee injury ‘could be serious’.
The Republic of Ireland captain was substituted in last night’s 2-all Premier League draw with Leicester.
The point lifted Leicester out of the relegation zone, with Everton still second from bottom.
Tonight, Arsenal can return to the top of the table if they get the better of Chelsea.
Kick-off at the Emirates is at 8 pm.
Belgium’s Luca Brecel made history as he won the World Snooker Championship for the first time last night.
He beat four-time champion Mark Selby 18-15 in the final at the Crucible in Sheffield.
28-year-old Brecel is the first player from mainland Europe to win the tournament.