Kildare men footballers are licking their wounds again following yesterday's heavy defeat to Derry
Kildare hurlers and women footballers both won yesterday and top their respective Divisions.
But, Kildare men footballers are licking their wounds again following yesterday's heavy defeat to Derry.
Final score: Derry 2-15, Kildare 0-7 - a 14 points winning margin.
The result keeps Kildare 2nd from bottom of Division 2, with 3 games left against Louth, Meath and Limerick.
Derry and Dublin top the table on 6 points each. Kildare are 2nd from bottom, below Clare on score difference.
Clare are minus 5, Kildare minus 27.
Next up for Kildare is Louth in Drogheda next Sunday. Yesterday, Louth beat Meath 1-15 t0 1-12.
The Kildare women footballers are back on the winning trail and top of Division
3 on score difference
They had a 14 points winning margin: 3-17 to 2-6 away to Offaly yesterday.
Nessa Dooley scored 3-5 of Kildare's total.
Kildare, Wexford and Louth are all on 12 points each, but Kildare's score difference is 53, Wexford's 22 and Louth's 12
Next up for Kildare is away to Sligo
Kildare hurlers remain unbeaten and top of Division 2A, after three League games following yesterday's win over Derry in Owenbeg.
A Brian Byrne goal after 10 minutes gave Kildare a 1-5 to 0-1 lead.
At half time, it was 1-14 to 0-11, ultimately Kildare winning by 2-23 to 0-19.
Killian Ahearne got Kildare's 2nd goal, while James Burke was top scorer with 10 points.
Elsewhere in Division 2.
Offaly had a one point win over Kerry on Saturday by 22 points to 1-18
Yesterday, Carlow beat Down 5-24 to 0-19.
Kildare top the table on score difference from Offaly - both on 6 points.
Kildare's score difference is plus 25, Offaly are plus 19
Next up for Kildare is home to Kerry, who are on 4 points in two weeks time.
Manchester United are celebrating the first major trophy of the Erik ten Hag era after beating Newcastle 2 nil in the Carabao Cup final.
Marcus Rashford and Casemiro got the goals.
Celtic won the League Cup in Scotland, beating Rangers 2-1
Kyogo Furuhashi scored both Celtic goals - one in each half.
In the Six Nations, France beat Scotland 34-21.
In local rugby, it was Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup 2nd round yesterday:
In a local derby: Naas 40, Newbridge 13
Cill Dara 12, Wicklow 11
In the Bank of Ireland Metropolitan Cup Suttonians 41, MU Barnhall 44
Reminder to join Eoin Beatty on this morning's Kildare Today for a review of yesterday's Kildare GAA games; and join Clem Ryan on this evening's Kildare.
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