This Sunday Ballyhale Shamrocks are out for a ninth All-Ireland Hurling Senior Club Championship title when they take on five-time finalists Dunloy of Antrim.
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The Antrim and Ulster champions beat Galway’s St Thomas’ in the Semi-Final, while Shamrocks bested Ballygunner in a repeat of last year’s final. Many have stated that the two best teams went head to head in the semi between last year’s Champions Ballygunnar and the Kilkenny county champions, leading to Pat Hoban’s side being given the favorite tag.
Speaking to Scoreline before the game Shamrocks Evan Shefflin says despite the tag, they are not taking Dunloy for granted
That game is live Sunday on KCLR with coverage beginning at one thanks to Gerry Comerford Drilling
Carlow has the chance to go top of the table in their Kehoe Cup game this weekend.
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Tom Mullaleys men meet Meath in their fourth game and are in a good run of form heading into the tie. Previous week’s victory over Wicklow and Down has the Barrowsiders in second place currently after three games played.
Entry is free this Sunday in Netwatch for fans to come and show their support and county colours.
Before then though on Saturday, Kilkenny will be hoping to make it three from three in the Walsh Cup
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With defeats of Offaly and Laois secured in the opening two rounds, the Cats know that they will advance to the decider in Croke Park against Galway if they avoid defeat to Wexford.
The game is broadcast at 6 with thanks to Laharts, with extensve coverage on KCLR Scoreline tomorrow.
There are two provincial football finals this evening.
Mayo and Roscommon clash in the Connacht FBD League decider at the Air Dome, with Cork and Limerick meeting in the McGrath Cup final in Mallow.
Both games throw-in at 7.30.
The match that has been three years in the making happens this Sunday as Kilkenny will once again field an adult Ladies’ Gaelic Football team in the National League.
The Ladies take on Limerick this Sunday at 2 pm in MW Hire Training Centre Dunmore.
The KCLR McCalmont Cup officially kick offs off in the form of River Rangers B against Clover United.
See also: The draw for the first round of KCLR McCalmont Cup
While there is FAI Cup action for two local teams as Evergreen faces Old County on Sunday and Bridge United travel to play Crumlin FC on Saturday.
Tonight, there is one game in Carlow as Killeshin welcomes Crettyard for a Premier Division clash at 8.
Manchester City came from 2-nil down to beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium last night.
Riyad Mahrez scored twice and Erling Haaland netted his 22nd league goal of the season as City cut Arsenal’s lead at the top of the table to 5 points.
The Gunners are set to complete the signing of Leandro Trossard (pr: Tross-ar) from Brighton today.
Women’s top seed Iga Swiatek is into the last 16 of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
She was a facile 6-love, 6-1 winner over Cristina Bucsa.
Coco Gauff and Stefanos Tsitsipas also won their matches in straight sets today.
Seamus Power resumes his second round at the Abu Dhabi Championship from 6 under par this morning.
He’s 3 shots behind leader Francesco Molinari, with Shane Lowry to begin his round from 5 under.
Padraig Harrington is out on the course at the moment and he’s 2 under.
Leona Maguire is 1 under following her opening round at the LPGA Tournament of Champions in Florida, 4 shots off the pace