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Friday Morning: Kildare Hurlers In Christy Ring Cup Final, Kildare Ladies U14s In All-Ireland Final

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Both games on Saturday

GAELIC GAMES

On Saturday, Kildare hurlers face Mayo in the Christy Ring Cup final.

Throw-in at Croke Park, is 5pm.

Manager David Herity says momentum is key & there are no new injury concerns ahead of the game:

KFM will have live commentary with Ger Mc Nally & Seamus Dillon.

In terms of Ladies football, Kildare U14s are in the All-Ireland final tomorrow.

They face Tipperary in the U14 Gold Final.

The game throws-in at 1.30pm in Crettyard GAA Club.

The team has been named

 

Aibhe McKeon

 

Balyna

2

Kate McNulty

 

Sarsfields

3

Aoife O Riain

 

Celbridge

4

Maya Fruergaard

 

Kill

5

Caoimhe Mahon

 

Rathangan

6

Jessica McNulty

 

Sarsfields

7

Moya McCarthy

 

Raheens

8

Aoife Treacy

 

Celbridge

9

Cassie Mallon

 

Two Mile House

10

Katie Ray

 

Round Towers

11

Isabelle Casey

 

Leixlip

12

Aoibheann Birchall

 

Balyna

13

Aoibheann Mahon

 

Rathangan

14

Keelin Dermody

 

St Laurences

15

Amy Jones

 

Rathangan

Also on Saturday, Kildare ladies minor team play Dublin in the third round of the Leinster Minor Championship.

The game throws-in at 2pm, in TU Blanchardstown.

Manager Darren Kendrick announced the team last night:

1

Niamh Barnes

Celbridge

2

Aine Mernagh

Eadestown

3

Niamh Hayes

Maynooth

4

Molly O'loughlin

Kilcullen

5

Olivia Monaghan

Kilcullen

6

Ruth Sargent

Eadestown

7

Siofra Galvin

Sarsfields

8

Amy Larn

Castlemitchell

9

Hannah Breen

Kilcullen

10

Niamh Farrelly

Kill

11

Ellie Kendrick

Sarsfields

12

Sophie Ngai

Kilcullen

13

Edwina Birchall

Kilcullen

14

Ava Cullen

Maynooth

15

Ciara McDonald

Maynooth

SOCCER

Everton have guaranteed their Premier League survival after coming from 2-0 down to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 last night.

Leeds are in the relegation zone ahead of the final round of fixtures on Sunday after Burnley drew 1-1 with Aston Villa to move ahead of Leeds on goal difference.

Everton manager Frank Lampard is relieved to have steered his team to safety:

Elsewhere last night it ended 1-1 between Chelsea and Leicester City.

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Here at home, Shamrock Rovers were 3-0 winners at UCD and have gone 7 points clear at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.

Tonight, second placed Derry City host Dundalk, it's Bohemians against Sligo Rovers, St Patrick's Athletic versus Shelbourne and Drogheda United to take on Finn Harps.

In the First Division, leaders Cork City entertain Wexford Youths, Galway United play Athlone Town and Cobh Ramblers go to Treaty United.

All of the matches kick off at 7.45pm.

GOLF

Rory McIlroy will bring a 1 shot lead into the second round of the US PGA Championship in Tulsa.

The County Down star shot a 5 under par opening round of 65 at Southern Hills.

Of the other Irish players, Shane Lowry is even par, Seamus Power is 1 over par and Padraig Harrington is 7 over.

Tiger Woods is 4 over par.

BOXING

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has led the tributes to Ireland's two new World Championship winning boxers.

Louth light welterweight Amy Broadhurst and Roscommon light middleweight Lisa O'Rourke both won gold in Istanbul yesterday.

The winning duo return home to Ireland tomorrow afternoon.

RUGBY

Ulster face the Sharks in the United Rugby Championship in Belfast this evening.

Kick off at the Kingspan Stadium is at 7.35pm.

RACING

The Guineas weekend begins at the Curragh with an 8-race card from 4.25pm.

On Saturday & Sunday, the Kfm Outside Broadcast Unit will be live from Tattersalls Irish Guineas weekend.

A 7-race fixture at Downpatrick also gets underway today at 5.05pm.
 

 

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