The intercounty season kicks into gear this weekend.
On Sunday, Kilkenny begin their Allianz National Hurling League campaign with a Division 1A clash against Wexford.
Throw-in is set for quarter to 2 in UPMC Nowlan Park and we’ll have full live commentary on KCLR with thanks to Laharts.
Adrian Ronan and two-time All-Ireland winner Michael Walsh will be calling all the action.
Remember, KCLR is the only place where you can hear all of Kilkenny’s games in the Allianz National Hurling League, Leinster championship and All-Ireland series in 2024.
The Carlow hurlers also begin their league run this Sunday.
They’ll make the long trip to Austin Stack Park in Tralee to face Kerry in the opening round of Division 2A.
Carlow selector Pat Murphy looked ahead to the season when he spoke to KCLR.
That game has a 1pm start time and we’ll have exclusive commentary on our Carlow frequency with thanks to Ray Whelan Waste Management.
The Carlow footballers continue their league campaign this Saturday evening.
They play host to Waterford at 6pm in Netwatch Cullen Park.
Having defeated Tipperary in Thurles last weekend, hopes are high on Barrowside that Niall Carew’s side can gain promotion.
Brendan Hennessy and Willie Quinlan will be on commentary duty with thanks to Dan Morrissey and Co.
It’s been confirmed that Páirc uí Chaoimh in Cork will be renamed SuperValu Páirc uí Chaoimh.
A statement released this morning announced the supermarket retailer as the name sponsor for the stadium as part of a 10 year partnership.
The deal will be finalised at a special meeting of delegates to the Cork County Board tomorrow.
It’s believed the partnership could be worth up to €300,000 a year to Cork GAA.
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Evergreen was in LFA Leinster Senior Cup action last night.
The Kilkenny champions made the trip to Tolka Park to take on Shelbourne and actually took the lead early on until Shelbourne equlaised immediately, before eventually taking the lead.
Shelbourne added two late goals to secure 4-1 victory.
It was Evergreens 3rd match since Friday nd now they face off with Wexford on Saturday.
FAI president Paul Cooke conceded no timeline has been placed on finding a new Republic of Ireland manager.
An update was given on the hunt for Stephen Kenny’s successor at last night’s board meeting.
Lee Carsley remains in the FAI’s thinking, and independent chair Tony Keohane said an appointment would come in ‘the not too distant future’.
Arsenal survived a late scare to close the gap on Premier League leaders Liverpool to just two-points last night.
Gabriel Jesus and Bukayo Saka found the net in a 2-1 win away to Nottingham Forest.
Aston Villa’s almost year-long unbeaten league streak was ended by a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Newcastle.
Everton’s scoreless draw away to Fulham saw them slump into the drop-zone.
Michael Olise’s strike may have saved Roy Hodgson’s job at Crystal Palace, securing a 3-2 win at home to Sheffield United.
Republic of Ireland international Chiedozie Ogbene (pr: Chi-dough-zay Og-ben-ay) was on target for Luton Town in their 4-0 win over Brighton which saw them climb out of the bottom three.
Arsenal’s fellow title contenders Liverpool and Manchester City are both in action tonight.
Liverpool welcome Chelsea to Anfield.
While Vincent Kompany takes Burnley to his former employers City.
Tonight’s other game is a London derby, with Tottenham hosting Brentford.
Andy Farrell names his Ireland side to play France in the Six Nations this morning.
It’s expected Jack Crowley will get the nod to start at out-half, ahead of Ciaran Frawley and Harry Byrne.
Garry Ringrose is rumoured to be nursing a shoulder injury, and his place in the centre will go to Robbie Henshaw.
Calvin Nash is likely to replace the injured Mack Hansen on the wing.
We’ll also learn of the France starting fifteen today.