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Mixed results for Kildare GAA and LGFA teams at the weekend

Gaelic Games

On Saturday, the Division 2 footballers lost to Fermanagh. 

Yesterday,  the hurlers lost to Meath, a team they beat last week.

Kildare women footballers remain unbeaten in Division 2 after 3 games, beating Cavan away yesterday and chalking up 17 wins in a row.

First, following the 2-10 to 0-12 defeat by Fermanagh, selector Anthony Rainbow says they're working to score more goals:

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The hurlers opened their League campaign in Navan yesterday but lost by 3 points:  Meath 2-20 Kildare 3-14

Here’s Kildare hurling manager Brian Dowling:

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Ladies Football

The Kildare ladies footballers are showing the way. 

Promoted to Division 2 this year, they’ve won their opening three games against Sligo, Donegal and Cavan.

Yesterday they beat Cavan by 3-12 to 0-3.

Here's Kildare manager and former Mayo All Star Diane Ó'Hora:

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In football

Division 1
Kerry 3-15 Monaghan 1-12


Roscommon 0-9 Galway 0-9


Derry 1-12 Tyrone 0-9

Division 2

Louth 2-9 Cork 0-13

In hurling

Limerick beat Antrim 1-36 to 1-9.


Kilkenny and Wexford drew 2-16 each.


Clare 1-25 Cork 2-19.

Waterford 3-20 Offaly 0-17 points

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Soccer

Arsenal beat Liverpool 3-1 in the top of the table clash in the Premier League.

A mix up in the Liverpool backline allowed Gabriel Martinelli to score the winner in the second half.

It means the Gunners move up to outright second in the table.

Manchester United breezed past West Ham 3-0 to leapfrog them into the Premier League's top six.

Rasmus Hojlund opened the scoring before a double from Alejandro Garnacho.

Chelsea fell into the bottom half after a heavy 4-2 defeat at home to Wolves.

Elsewhere, Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest drew 1-all.

There's one game this evening as Manchester City are away to Brentford at 8pm.

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Leinster Senior League: 

 

BALLYOUSLTER UTD

Major Sunday 1

Mount Merrion 1

 

 

Ballyoulster United 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

CELBRIDGE TOWN

Premier Sunday

Drogheda Boys 2

 

 

Celbridge Town 0

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFEY

Premier Saturday

Confey 5

 

 

Ballymun United 0

 

 

 

 

 

 

KILCOCK CELTIC

Premier Sunday

Kilcock Celtic 1

 

 

Ratoath Harps 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEIXLIP UTD

Senior Sunday 1B

Leixlip United 1

 

 

Dublin University 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONREAD FC

Premier Sunday

Monread 4

 

 

Peamount United 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

NAAS AFC

Premier Sunday 1

Edenderry Town 3

 

 

Naas 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEWBRIDGE TOWN

Senior Sunday 1A

Ballyfermot United 1

 

 

Newbridge Town 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rugby

The first round of the Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Rugby Cup took place yesterday, with two wins and one defeat for Kildare clubs:

Portlaoise 21 - 16 Newbridge.
Naas 52 - 19 Skerries.
Longford 24 - 25 North Kildare .

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Round 2 fixtures:

Tullow V Athy.

North Kildare V Kilkenny.

Naas V Cill Dara.

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GOLF


The final round of the Pebble Beach Pro Am will be completed today.

Inclement weather in California meant that no player was able to tee off yesterday.

Seamus Power is best of the Irish on 7 under par while Wyndham Clark leads the way on 12 under.

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Basketball

In the Miss Quote.ie Basketball Women’s Superleague, Leixlip’s FloMax Liffey Celtics, are joint top of the table, following Saturdays win over DCU Mercy.

FloMAX Liffey Celtics took full advantage of leaders Brunell defeat to draw level with their Cork rivals at the top of the table after they ran out comprehensive 97-65 winners at home to DCU Mercy in Leixlip Amenities Sports Centre on Saturday.

Five players hit double figures for Celtics, including Ireland senior internationals, Áine O’Connor Rachel Huijsdens and Sorcha Tiernan who accounted for a combined 45 points and 16 rebounds.

Celtics have a game in hand and play that this afternoon in Leixlip Amenities Centre against 4th place SETU Waterford Wildcats.

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RACING

There's racing action in Punchestown this afternoon.

The first of the 7 racecard goes to post at 1:20pm

 

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