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The weekend’s GAA club focus was on five county hurling finals

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The weekend’s GAA club focus was on five county hurling finals

 UPMC Senior Hurling Final Naas 3-13 Coill Dubh 0-11.

 UPMC Senior B Hurling Final  Leixlip 1-16 Naas 2-8.

 Future Ticketing Minor Finals:

A Final, Naas 3-16 Maynooth 2-18.

 B Final  Éire Óg Corra Choill 3-8 Cú Chulainn's 1-9.

 C Final St. Laurence's 3-8 Broadford 0--13.

In the Laois senior football final, St. Josephs, Ballyadams are champions for the first time in 23 years.  In yesterday’s final, they beat Portlaoise by 0-7 0-6 to win their 10th senior title.  Man of the match James Kelly scored the winning point after 56 minutes.  Former Kildare inter-county player Eoghan O’Flaherty kicked three pointed frees for Josephs.

Stradbally Parish Gaels won the minor A final for the first time since 2006., by 2-11 to St Joseph’s 3-7.  David Donohue scored 2-4, including an injury time goal that defeated the reigning champions.

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LADIES FOOTBALL

Junior A Final:  Sarsfelds 4-9 Naas 3-5

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SOCCER  

In the Leinster Senior League,

Premier Sunday 1, Maynooth University Town 6  Liffeybank 4

Major Saturday 1C, Newbridge Town 1 St Paul’s Artane 1

 Premier Sunday, Kilcock Celtic 3 Newlane 1

KDFL teams in the FAI Junior Cup (Round 2), Clane Utd beat Mullingar 2-1, Arlington win on penalties, but Clonmullion, Naas Utd, Coill Dubh and Old Fort Celtic lose.


Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny insists his side won't lack motivation in tonight's Euro 2024 qualifier with Gibraltar.

Ireland are out of contention for a top-two spot in Group B, with just one win from their six matches so far.

Kick off in Faro is at 7.45.

Elsewhere in the group this evening, Greece take on the Netherlands in Athens.

Scotland have qualified for Euro 2024 - despite not kicking a ball last night.

They're guaranteed a top-two finish in Group A after Spain beat Norway by a goal to nil.

Elsewhere, Wales picked up an important win in Group D.

Harry Wilson was on the mark twice as they beat Croatia 2-1 in Cardiff.

RUGBY

South Africa will play England in the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

The defending champions edged out France by a point, 29-28, in last night's quarter final in Paris.

A second half try from Eben Etzebeth helped South Africa to victory after they trailed by three points at half-time.

England progressed to the last four courtesy of a 30 points to 24 win over Fiji in Marseille.
 

In the All Ireland League:

Division 1B:  Naas 33 Queens 50

Division 2A: MU Barnhall 16 Nenagh Olympic 17

 

BASKETBALL

Week 4 of the MissQuote.ie Women’s Super League saw undefeated Leixlip’s FloMAX Liffey Celtics away to DCU Mercy yesterday

And, they remain undefeated 4 from 4, winning by 84 to 75, to stay joint top of the table with Cork side Bru-nell, both on 12 points.

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RACING

There's a seven-race card at Gowran Park today with the first off at 20-past-one.


REMINDER:  This morning’s Kildare Today with Eoin Beatty, at 10.40 and this evening’s Kildare Scoreboard from 6.30pm, will review all the weekend Kildare sport

 

 

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