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Friday Morning: Ballyteague, Straffan & Naas All In Quarter Final Leinster Championship Action This Weekend

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KFM will have live updates of all 3 games on Saturday & Sunday

GAELIC GAMES

Kildare's men's club teams take centre stage in the Leinster Championship this weekend.

On Saturday, in the Intermediate Quarter-Final Ballyteague face Dunshaughlin of Meath.

The game in Páirc Tailteann throws-in at 1.30pm.

At the same time on Saturday, Straffan play Clonmore of Carlow, in the Junior Quarter-Final.

The game will be played in Netwatch Cullen Park.

KFM's 'Saturday Sportsbeat' will have updates of both games.

 

Naas face Kilmacud Crokes in the Senior Quarter-Final on Sunday.

The game throws-in at 3.30pm in Parnell Park.

KFM will have live commentary of the game with Ger McNally, on 'Sunday Sportsbeat'.

This morning's 'Kildare Today' will preview this weekends GAA action, including the Leinster Championship games involving Naas, Ballyteague & Straffan.

SOCCER

Shamrock Rovers' Conference League campaign concluded with a 1-0 loss to Djurgarden last night.

The Swedish club topped Group F, with the Hoops bottom and without a win after their six matches.

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Manchester United are into a play-off round to reach the last 16 of the Europa League.

The Red Devils beat Real Sociedad 1-0 last night, but needed a 2 goal victory to secure progression in the competition.

Arsenal secured top spot in Group A after a 1-0 defeat of Zurich at the Emirates.

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In the Leinster Senior League last night, Newbridge Town were 5-3 winners over Templeogue United.

Josh Derham, Milton Benitez, David Monahan, Dan Piere and Nathan O’Neill all scored, securing 3 points for the side.

RUGBY

Three Kildare players will line out for Ireland 'A' this evening against an All Blacks selection.

Eadestown's Jimmy O'Brien starts on the wing, Suncroft's Cian Prendergast is in the second row, with Athy's Jeremy Loughman starting up front.

Scrum-half Craig Casey captains the team.

Kick-off in the RDS is at 7.45pm.

RACING

There's a seven race card at Down Royal today from 12.20pm.

The first of eight races at Dundalk gets underway at 5pm.

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This evening's 'Weekend Preview' from 6.25pm will have the GAA, Ccmogie, soccer, rugby & racing weekend previews.

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