With a place in this year’s Division 2 league semi-final still a possibility, Carlow heads to Tullamore this weekend to take on Offaly in the fourth round of the Allianz Hurling League.
In a game that will show off the championship credentials of both sides, we’ll be in the stands at Glenisk O’Connor Park to bring you all the action live on air, online, and in the KCLR app. Join Brendan Hennessy, Terence Kelly, and the Scoreline sports team this Saturday at 2 pm for Offaly versus Carlow, live, with thanks to Ray Whelan LTD.
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Kilkenny are back in Allianz Hurling League action this weekend as they welcome Dublin to UPMC Nowlan Park with the Cats looking to build on big win over Laois last time out.
We’ll be in the stands as always with the All-Ireland-winning duo of Adrian Ronan and Michael Walsh along with the Scoreline sports team to bring you all the action from the fourth round of this year’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1B fixture. So join us this Sunday on air, online, and in the KCLR app from 1.15 pm for the buildup to the big game,
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On the club side of things the prelim rounds of the Carlow football championship continues tonight. St Patrick’s face Bagenalstown Gaels in Dr. Leo Park while Eire Og Clg are at home to Grange from half seven
In the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Senior Football League Group A Round 5 in Kilkenny Danesfort welcome O’Loughlin Gaels at 8.
There’s a busy weekend ahead as well for Loreto Secondary School as they contest this year’s Junior A All-Ireland camogie final on Saturday.
It’s a repeat of the senior lineup as Loreto take on Ulster champions St. Pat’s Maghera, leavng them just 60 minutes away from an historic double for the Kilkenny city school.
Manchester United has one foot in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. Erik ten Hag’s side beat Real Betis in the first leg of their last 16 tie by four goals to one at Old Trafford last night.
Elsewhere, Arsenal played out a 2-all draw with Sporting.
Did you know? Last weekend for the first time since 22nd January 1986 vs Aston Villa in the League Cup Arsenal named a starting XI without a player to have made at least a single appearance under Arsene Wenger.
Locally a whole host of sides in Carlow prepare to compete in the Douglas Jewelers Cup on Saturday and Sunday
While in Kilkenny, we can look forward to the semi-finals of the Pat Maher Shield when River Rangers play Freebooters and Bridge United welcome St. Canices Thomastown United can also look forward to a fixture with Artane United in the last 16 of the Leinster Junior Cup
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A host of experienced players should return to the starting fifteen when Andy Farrell reveals his Ireland team to play Scotland today. Captain Jonathan Sexton’s recovered from the groin injury that kept him out of the win in Italy. Garry Ringrose, Jamison Gibson-Park, and Tadhg Furlong are all likely to be recalled too.
Ireland’s under-20s are in Glasgow, looking to keep alive their Grand Slam hopes this evening. Richie Murphy’s side takes on their Scottish counterparts at Scotstoun from 7.15.
1951 Ireland clinches their 7th Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-3 draw against Wales at the National Stadium, Cardiff