SETU Carlow has a chance of retribution tonight when they take on Ulster University in the Electric Ireland Freshers 2 Hurling Championship final
Their opponents knocked out SETu at the semi-final stages last year, however, the local university seems to be riding a crest of a wave with many trophies being added to their cabinet this year. Throw in at Abbotstown is 4 o’clock.
See also: Christy Bolger praises the work rate of the whole team involved in SETU Carlow’s Freshers Football title
GAA Development officer Alan Nolan was speaking to Scoreline and outlined the need to right last year’s wrong, you can hear the full interview below on Scoreline Extra:
One team Kilkenny school who managed to capture a title yesterday was none other than Loretto secondary school who claimed a big win over St. pats Maghera yesterday in Louth.
Tullaroans Anna Donheny received player of the match in the 4-10 to 0-09 win, which comes a few weeks after the school also won the senior camogie title. So massive congratulations to everyone involved.
In more schools, Kilkenny college students Stephen Smyth and Steve Noughton put on the green jersey for Ireland yesterday when they took on japan in rugby actions
Smyth actually captained the side and managed a try for himself, however, Japan came out on top in the end with a 22-point to 19 wins.
Getting away from School news, there is one game tonight in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior Football League.
St. Patrick’s go up against Bennettsbridge in Ballyragget from half seven.
Aidan O’Rourke and Paddy Bradley are set to take charge of the Donegal senior footballers for this weekend’s concluding Allianz National Football League game with Roscommon.
Paddy Carr quit yesterday after five months in charge, with the county on the brink of relegation one month out from their Ulster Championship opener away to Down.
The Republic of Ireland has prepared for next Monday’s European Championship qualifier with France by beating Latvia 3-2 in a friendly at Lansdowne Road.
18-year-old Evan Ferguson scored on his first start, with Callum O’Dowda and Chiedozie Ogbene also on the mark.
Will Smallbone, whose mother Mary is from Hugginstown, Kilkenny, and Mikey Johnston both made their international debuts and Smallbone won the man of the match award.
Manager Stephen Kenny was satisfied with what he saw.
Qatar’s Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad and Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS have been given extensions to submit second bids to buy Manchester United.
Both of the top contenders had not met last night’s 9 o’clock deadline.
It is understood up to eight proposals were sent in – but not all of them are to buy United outright.
The most expensive sale of any sports team is the three and three quarter billion pounds last year for the NFL’s Denver Broncos.