Vincent Norrman of Sweden claimed the Irish Open title at the K Club last night.
Vincent Norrman of Sweden claimed the Irish Open title at the K Club in Straffan last night.
The 25-year-old posted a total of 14-under-par to win by a shot from Hurly Long.
Shane Lowry was best of the Irish after finishing in a tie for third on 12-under.
But Rory McIlroy endured a difficult final day, finishing on nine-under-par after a 74.
Kick starting the day from 6 shots back, @VincentNorrman took the lead in what proved to be a tight race to the Horizon @IrishOpen_ title. Congratulations to our 2023 Champion 🏆 pic.twitter.com/VAYdOGMy3u— The K Club (@thekclub) September 10, 2023
Joe Mallon Motors Senior Football Championship
Celbridge 0-16 Clane 1-8
CClogherinkoe 2-15 Carbury 0-12
Group B (Sunday)
Naas 0-6 Athy 0-6 (Naas 0-3 Athy 0-2 at HALF TIME). Ends a 17 game winning streak for the champions Naas going back to heir last defeat vs Celbridge in 2020 .
Sarsfields 3-16 Maynooth 4-10 (Sarsfields 1-7 Maynooth 1-4 at HALF TIME)
Eadestown 3-12 St. Laurence's 1-7
Confey 2-10 Raheens 1-11
Group D, (Sunday)
Johnstownbridge 1-15 Moorefield 1-12 (JTB Top the Group; Moorefield vs Clogherinkoe in a pre-liminary final next weekend.
Kilcock 2-14 Ballyteague 0-9
The Auld Shebeen Athy Intermediate Football Championship
Castledermot 3-7 Allenwood 1-11
Leixlip 2-13 Sallins 1-16 a draw
St Kevin's 0-11 Round Towers 0-8
Caragh 0-17 Rathangan 3-8
Two Mile House 3-13 v Ellistown 0-11
Straffan 0-10 v Nurney 1-12
Monasterevan V Suncroft 1-10 Monasterevin 0-9 (Sunccroft avoid relegation, finishs level on points and score difference with Kilcullen, but miss out to Kilcullen on scores for for the knock out stages)
Kilcullen 3-11 v Ballymore Eustace 2-13
Tom Cross Transport Junior A Semi Finals
Ballykelly 1-9 Cappagh 0-9
Castlemtichell a walkover from Ardclough
Tom Cross Junior Football Championship Quarter Finals
Athgarvan 2-7 Rathcoffey 1-9
Grangenolvin 4-12 Kill 0-12
Kfm’s coverage of all the games over the weekend was in association with Pat Keogh Skoda, Ballybrittas: selling Skoda in the Midlands since 1996.
This morning’s Kildare Today at 10.40 and this evening’s Kildare Scoreboard from 6.30 will review all the games.
The Republic of Ireland slumped to another defeat in Euro 2024 qualifying last night.
Wout Weghorst scored the winner in a 2-1 victory for the Netherlands at the Aviva Stadium.
The result leaves Ireland second from bottom in Group B.
Elsewhere in the group last night, Greece beat Gibraltar 5-0.
Wales are among the sides in action tonight.
They're fourth in Group D ahead of an away fixture against Latvia.
Kick off is at 7.45pm.
Luis Rubiales has resigned as President of the Spanish Football Federation.
It comes following calls for him to step down after he kissed Jenni Hermoso in the aftermath of Spain's World Cup triumph last month.
Rubiales has also resigned his position as Vice President of UEFA's Executive Committee.
Novak Djokovic says he still has motivation to "keep going" after winning the US Open to claim a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title.
He beat Daniil Medvedev in straight sets in last night's final.
Djokovic has won three out of the four major trophies this year, only missing out on Wimbledon.
The 36-year-old is now level with Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam titles.
Holders South Africa sent a warning sign to the other contenders at the Rugby World Cup yesterday.
The reigning champions opened their Pool B campaign with an 18 points to three win over Scotland in Marseille.
In Pool D, Japan beat Chile by 42 points to 12.
And in Pool C, it finished Wales 32 Fiji 26.
There's racing at Galway later.
The first of an eight-race card is off at 3.20pm.