In a critical Fitzgibbon Cup Round Three matchup, SETU Carlow is gearing up to face UCD tonight at Belfield.
The upcoming clash takes on added significance for SETU Carlow, as they are coming off a 3-19 to 2-12 defeat against the University of Galway, making tonight’s fixture a must-win scenario for the team.
Notably, a total of 12 players from Kilkenny and Carlow will be participating in this showdown. Among them, James Stephens player Eoin Guilfoyle will represent UCD, while Shamrocks’ Eoin Cody is set to line out for SETU Carlow.
There was success for the SETU Carlow ladies last night though.
The footballers came away with a one-point win over UL in round one of the Moynihan Cup
While their camogie team has qualified for the Purcell Cup weekend after a 3-13 to 1-04 victory over UCD.
Elsewhere Cork County Board delegates are expected to rubberstamp a proposal to rename Pairc Ui Chaoimh tonight.
It’s expected the ground will be known as ‘Supervalu Pairc Uï Chaoimh’ after agreement was reached with the supermarket chain.
See also: It’s been confirmed that Páirc uí Chaoimh in Cork will be renamed SuperValu Páirc uí Chaoimh.
It was a special night for Tyrone youngster Conor Bradley at Anfield last night.
The 20-year-old scored his first ever goal for Liverpool as they beat Chelsea 4-1 in the Premier League. He also provided an assist for Dominik Szoboszlai while Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz were also on the scoresheet.
The win sees the Reds go five points clear at the top of the table.
Manchester City are back up to second after they enjoyed a 3-1 win over Burnley at the Etihad.
And Tottenham maintained their push for the top four with a 3-2 win over Brentford in north London.
Tonight, Manchester United are away to Wolves.
Kick-off at Molineux is at 8.15. Before that at the London Stadium, it’s West Ham versus Bournemouth.
Peter O’Mahony will take part in his first captain’s run today since being announced as the new Ireland captain.
Andy Farrell’s side are preparing to take on France in their opening Guinness Six Nations game in Marseille tomorrow night.
The new Premier League Darts season gets underway tonight – with four matches down for decision in Cardiff.
Included in the line-up is a repeat of last month’s World Championship final between Luke Humphries and Luke Littler