Winning Weekend for 4 Kildare GAA teams; Ireland Soccer Squad Trains Today; Cill Dara RFC into Towns Cup semi final; racing in Navan; Kildare Scoreboard this evening from 6.30pm - reviews the weekend Kildare Sport, including manager interviews.
A successful weekend for Kildare hurling, football and camogie teams
Pride of place to David Herity’s hurling squad who secured an injury time draw with Offaly, which puts Kildare in the Division 2A final in a fortnight.
In the final, Kildare will play the winners of Offaly vs Kerry.
Kildare will play Division 2 football next season after Glenn Ryan’s footballers beat
The result preserves Kildare’s Division 2 status for next season. Clare and
Kildare play Meath in Newbridge next weekend. The result of that game is crucial to Kildare retaining a place in the All Ireland series.
A win against Meath would ensure a 5th place finish in the Division, but that still might not be enough to avoid the Tailteann Cup.
Next Sunday’s game will be the last to be held in St. Conleth’s Park, ahead of it being demolished.
Diane O Hora’s Kildare women footballers were away to
Final score: Kildare 3-15 Sligo 1-5
Next Sunday, they’re home to Wexford in the last Division game.
In the Very Ireland Camogie Division 3A on Saturday: Joe Quaid’s Kildare 2-9 Mayo 1-6
Kildare have won two of their three League games.
Three Kildare GAA club Cup finals were decided over the weekend.
In the Aldridge Cup final, Celbridge beat Sarsfields 1-11 to 11 points.
The Keogh Cup final, Monasterevin 2-13 Caragh 3-9 – a Ryan Bannon goal 4 minutes into injury time giving Monasterevin a one point win.
The Dowling cup final, Miltown 2-8 Grange 1-8
The Hanlon Concrete Senior Football Leagues begin next weekend in all four divisions, with all, but one game on Saturday at 5pm
The Republic of Ireland begin their preparations for the upcoming internationals against Latvia and France today.
The players are training this afternoon, with just over 48 hours to go until the friendly against Latvia at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday..
The Ireland U20 rugby team completed a great weekend of Irish rugby
They are Six Nations champions and Grand Slam winners, after their 36-24 win over England in Musgrave Park yesterday.
Suncroft’s Sam Prendergast, Naas’s Andrew Osborne and Wicklow native Oscar Cawley, who plays with Naas, all featuring.
It’s the 2nd Grand Slam in a row for
In the Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup: a converted try in the 82nd minute gave Cill Dara a 22-21 win over Naas in Fournoughts
In the Basketball’s Women’s Superleague Playoffs, Leixlip Amenities Liffey Celtics lost 65-72 to Meteors
Reminder to that Kildare Scoreboard, with Paul Power, this evening from 6.30pm will review all the weekend Kildare sport, including manager interviews