The Irish flat season opens at the Curragh
The Curragh host the opening day of the Irish flat season this afternoon.
The first of an eight race card gets underway at 1.40.
Kfm will be broadcasting live from the course, where the going is described as soft to heavy, heavy in places.
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Kildare play Carlow in the Very Camogie League Division 3A Semi-Finals in Abbotstown at noon.
Joe Quaid’s side won two of their three group games and are now taking on the winners of Pool 2.
The match will be followed by the second semi final between Armagh and Roscommon.
Ireland begin their Women's Six Nations campaign today.
Greg McWilliams' side face Wales in Cardiff, at 2.15.
That will be followed by the meeting of England and Scotland in Newcastle.
Leinster came from behind to draw 22 all with the Stormers in the United Rugby Championship at the RDS last night.
Connacht face Edinburgh in Galway at 3pm today.
Mike Haley and Dave Kilcoyne are both in the Munster team to face Glasgow from 7.15pm at Thomond Park.
And Ulster will be captained by Duane Vermeulen when they welcome his former club, the Bulls, to Kingspan Stadium at 7.35pm.
Naas host Old Belvedere in Division 1-B of the AIL at 2.30.
MU Barnhall away to Division 2-A leaders Queens University.
France started their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign in fine style last night.
Ahead of their visit to Dublin to play the Republic of Ireland on Monday, last year's World Cup finalists beat the Netherlands 4-nil.
Elsewhere in Group B, Greece were 3-nil winners over Gibraltar.
This afternoon, Scotland play Cyprus in Group A while Croatia host Wales in Group D this evening.
Rory McIlroy is through to the last 16 at the Dell Technologies Matchplay in Texas.
He beat Keegan Bradley last night to finish top of his group - and will play Lucas Herbert this afternoon.
Shane Lowry and Seamus Power both failed to advance to the knockout stage