LIVE GAMES ON KCLR THIS WEEKEND
We have five live games coming your way on KCLR this weekend
Starting things off will be the Kilkenny minors out in action against Laois with coverage starting from 12 with thanks to Laharts. Niall Bergin has announced his team ahead of the game.
See also: Kilkenny minor team announced to play Laois
After that, we look towards the camogie front with full coverage of Kilkenny’s clash with Tipperary, in round five VERY Camogie League Division.
They will want to be getting a big look at Tip, as the championship draw has been made and Kilkenny will get the defence of their senior title under way in a group involving Dublin, Tipperary, and Wexford.
See also: Draws made for 2023 Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Camogie Championships
Then we jump to Round seven of the Allianz Football League, with Carlow traveling to Wexford
Then on Sunday, Tullow has a very real chance of making it into Division 1 A when they take on Cil Dara in their final league game.
Speaking to Scoreline ahead of the game, coach Johnny Tobin outlined the danger their opponents will cause.
See also: Promotion hopes, Semi-Finals, and international call ups for Tullow Rugby Club
That will be broadcast on our Carlow frequencies thanks to National Insurance limited
Then is semi-final time in the league with Kilkenny and Cork going head to head in UPMC Nowlan Park from 4 o’clock. Our coverage begins at half three with thanks to Laharts.
In Gaelic games, S-E-T-U Carlow have been crowned Electric Ireland Higher Education Division 2 Fresher Hurling champions for 2023.
Beaten by the same opposition at the semi-final stages of last year’s competition, they hit ten points in second half of this afternoon’s final to overcame Ulster University 2-14 to 1-14.
Bennettsbridge came away from Ballyragget with a two-point victory over St. Patricks in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior Football League last night.
Elsewhere in Carlow tonight, there are four football games, across two divisions happening tonight across the county from half seven
In division 1 Bagenalstown Gaels welcome Eire Og, Tinryland plays Fenagh and Palatine go head to head with Old Leighlin
In Division 2 Mount Leinster Rangers travel to play Kildavin/Clonegal
Now elsewhere in the LFA Cup, Evergreen travels to Dublin Port Stadium for a 7.30 pm kickoff against Hardwicke F.C.
New Oak Boys, fresh off another double, travel to Tully Park to play Trim Celtic on the 26th, with Freebooters, who just claimed the Pat Maher Shield, welcome Ferns United on the same day.
Evergreen has now possibly drawn New Oak Boys if they make it to the quarter-finals, while Freebooters will have to travel to meet Aungier Celtic if they get passed Ferns United.
See also: The draw for the next round of the LFA Junior Cup last 8 has been made with many teams still needing to get out of the last 16.
The KCLR McCalmont Cup next round is bursting ahead this weekend also
My team, Castlewarren Celtic is going up against premier Division side Callan United, so we are hoping for the magic of the cup with that one.
See also: 2023 KCLR McCalmont Cup Draw
On the international stage, The Republic of Ireland will get a look at all four of their Euro 2024 qualifying opponents this evening.
The top seeds meet in Paris, with France entertaining the Netherlands. Group B’s other game sees Gibraltar play host to Greece. Both games have 7.45 starts.
England survived the second-half sending-off of Luke Shaw to beat Italy 2-1 in Group C last night. Harry Kane is now their record scorer with 54 goals after netting from the penalty spot.
Rory McIlroy made it 2 wins from 2 in the WGC Matchplay in Texas – defeating Denny McCarthy by 2 holes. McIlroy plays Keegan Bradley today as he bids to reach the last 16.
Seamus Power is still in the hunt – he takes on Sam Burns later – but Shane Lowry is out and only playing for pride against Jordan Spieth. Leona Maguire is 2 under par following her opening round of the LPGA’s Drive On Championship in Arizona – 5 shots off the pace.
Tom McKibbin is 4 under entering his second round at the Jonsson Workwear Open on the DP World Tour in South Africa. Hennie O’Kennedy is the current leader on 10 under.
In the United Rugby Championship, Leinster welcomes the DHL Stormers to the RDS tonight for a 7.35 start.
There are concerns that Ireland captain Johnny Sexton could miss the rest of the season with a groin problem.
See also: Injuries mount for Cullen as Carlow’s Ed Byrne returns to full training
There’s a meeting on the all weather at Dundalk today from 4.50.