This is the Scoreline Morning Report.
There is an open training session at UPMC Nowlan Park this evening where supporters can meet members of the Kilkenny senior hurling panel ahead of this month’s All-Ireland final.
While the people in attendance will not be able to access the pitch, they can take photographs and get autographs after the session is complete.
Entry is via the Ardan De Gras stand and it gets underway at half past 6.
Limerick will be Kilkenny’s opponents on July 23rd in a repeat of last year’s decider.
Speaking to KCLR following Kilkenny’s defeat of Clare, eight-time All-Ireland winner Aidan Fogarty drew parallels between the Leinster champions upcoming task and that of his 2006 All-Ireland winning team.
Thomastown, O’Loughlin Gaels, James Stephens and St Martin’s claimed wins yesterday evening in Round 8 of the Kilkenny Minor Hurling League.
There were 12 games in total last night with all of the results available on Scoreline.ie a little bit later this morning.
At half past 7 this evening, Young Irelands play host to James Stephens in the semi-final of the St Canice’s Credit Union Senior Intermediate Hurling League Division 1.
In Carlow last night, Ballinkillen ran out 3-14 to 2-07 winners over Carlow Town Hurling Club in the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Hurling Championship.
There are two games in the Cental Under 17 League this evening with Eire Og taking on Rathvilly at 7 o’clock in Pairc Ui Bhriain, while Grange host Railyard at half past 7.
Mullinavat have won June’s edition of the David Buggy Motors Kilkenny Sport Star Award after they claimed a sixth county title in seven years when they defeated Thomastown in the final.
A number of the Mullinavat contingent will be part of the Kilkenny panel that face London this Friday evening in the All-Ireland junior football championship semi-final.
Speaking to Scoreline ahead of that game, Kilkenny manager Christy Walsh said that his panel is in good health despite some experienced players opting out for 2023.
The semi-final in Abbotstown throws in at quarter past 7 this Friday and will be live on KCLR.
Wimbledon has reached the quarter final stage.
Defending men’s champion Novak Djokovic plays Andrey Rublev today, with Jannik Sinner up against Roman Safiullin.
The women’s top seed Iga Swiatek meets Elina Svitolina and it’s Jessica Pegula to play Marketa Vondrousova.
Shamrock Rovers are in Champions League action tonight.
The Hoops face Icelandic side Breidablik in the first leg of their first qualifying round tie at Tallaght Stadium.
Kick off is at 7.45.
Matt Doherty is believed to be set for a move back to Wolves.
The 31 year old Republic of Ireland international played for a decade at Molineux before moving to Spurs and then Atletico Madrid.
He only made 2 appearances off the bench in Spain this year.
Tottenham are reported to be willing to offer Harry Kane a new contract worth 400 thousand pounds a week if he stays at the club, according to The Telegraph.
The England captain has one year left on his current deal and is the subject of interest from German champions Bayern Munich.