Mount Leinster Rangers got their first win of the Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Senior Football Championship under their belt last night
They were convincing winners against Fenagh with the final score reading 2 -12 to 9 points.
In the intermediate ranks Clonmore shared the spoils with Naomh Eoin in a 1-06 to 9 point game.
On the Junior side of things, the Tullow Tank Sean O’Brien played his part in Fighting Cocks win over Leighlinbridge, while there were also victories for O’Hanrahans and Ballon.
In Kilkenny James Stephens booked a final against Dicksboro in the Revise.ie Under 19 Roinn A Hurling Championship final after a 2-point win over O’Loughlins.
Erins Own moved into the semi-finals of the Kilkenny Vehicle Centre Minor Roinn A Hurling Championship after besting St. Patricks.
In live games, we have seven games being broadcast on KCLR throughout the weekend
Our first commentary is this tonight at half past 6 when James Stephens and Erin’s Own meet in Muckalee.
That’s brought to you with thanks to Nolan’s Gala.
Tomorrow Dicksboro takes on Mullinavat at 2 o’clock on Saturday afternoon to start proceedings before Danesfort play Tullaroan at 4pm a game you can hear live on KCLR thanks to Direct Water Treatment.
We’ll also have live commentary of Ballyhale Shamrocks’ clash with Bennettsbridge on Sunday at 2 o’clock with thanks to Gerry Comerford Drilling Limited.
We will also have live updates from all the other games around the county
On the Carlow football side of things tonight t half 8 Bagenalstown Gaels clash with Tinryland.
The game between Eire Og and Rathvilly on Saturday night has been changed to 7.45 p.m. while the second round is completed on Sunday evening when Palatine and Old Leighllin take to the Netwatch Cullen Park pitch at 6 o’clock.
All of those games are kindly sponsored by Dan Morrissey and Co.
The league proper starts in Kilkenny this weekend, the first game of the season is an all-Evergreen affair as their B & C team go up against each other Saturday night
While the Plate and Shield continue in Carlow.
Great news also yesterday that Will Smallbone, whose mother is from Hugginstown has been selected in the Irish squad again.
See also: Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2024 doubleheader against France and the Netherlands.
In the Premier League this evening, Luton Town are at home to West Ham United.
There’s an 8pm start at Kenilworth Road.
The draws for the Europa League and Conference League group stages take place at lunchtime.
Liverpool, Brighton, and West Ham are in the pot for the Europa League.
Newcastle have been handed a very tough draw on their return to the Champions League.
Eddie Howe’s side will face Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan.
Things are far easier for holders Manchester City, who were drawn with R-B Leipzig, Red Star Belgrade, and Young Boys.
Manchester United will play Bayern Munich, Galatasaray and Copenhagen.
Arsenal are grouped with Sevilla , PSV and Lens.
The transfer window closes in England later tonight.
Liverpool will sign Bayern Munich midfielder Ryan Gravenberch for 40 million euro.
Manchester United and Tottenham are set to have busy days.
United may take Sergio Reguilon on loan from Spurs, while Harry Maguire is set to stay at Old Trafford.
Tottenham are believed to be close to signing Brennan Johnson from Nottingham Forest.
Olivia Mehaffey heads the Irish challenge on 3 under par with the second round of the Women’s Irish Open underway now at Dromoland Castle.
India’s Diksha Dagar leads on 7 under, with Leona Maguire 1 under par.
At the European Masters in Switzerland, Padraig Harrington is the top Irish player on 3 under, six shots behind current leader Matt Fitzpatrick.
Tom McKibbin and John Murphy are 2 under.