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The AIB Leinster Junior football championship 1st round gets underway today.

Gaelic Games

It's county football senior and intermediate finals weekend, with the Kildare junior champions in Leinster action.

In the AIB Leinster Junior football championship, 1st round: county junior champions Milltown play St. Mary's Rosslare, in Enniscorthy 2pm this afternoon.

Kfm will have live updates with Seamus Dillon in association with Conlan's Family Store and Ice Cream Parlour, Dublin Rd., Athy.

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On Sunday, champions Naas are looking to make it three Senior Football Titles in a row against Celbridge.

Throw-in at Netwatch Dr Cullen Park, Carlow is at 4pm.

Kfm will have Commentary with Ger McNally and former Kildare star Ronan Sweeney, in association with Hanlon Concrete, Robertstown.

 

Before that, The Auld Shebeen Athy Intermediate Football Final sees Allenwood take on Castledermot at 2pm.

Kfm will have full commentary with Ger McNally and Seamus Dillon, in association with Glennon's Café,Bar and Restaurant, Allenwood.

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Elsewhere, three Kildare Ladies clubs are in Leinster Championship action.

Junior Champions Carbury play Gusserane of Wexford this afternoon, while Intermediate winners Suncroft play Naomh Molaoise of Offaly. 

Both games throw in at 2pm. 

On Sunday at the same time, Eadestown play Naomh Ciaran of Offaly.

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RUGBY

Will Jordan took his personal try tally at the World Cup to eight last night, as the All Blacks booked their place in the final.

He equalled a record jointly held by Jonah Lomu, Bryan Habana and Julian Savea in a 44-points to 6 semi-final win over Argentina.

The All Blacks’ opponents in next week’s final will be decided tonight.

Tonight’s semi is a repeat of the 2019 final, as reigning champions the Springboks face England.

Kick-off is at 8.

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Ireland’s women are looking to make it two-wins from two in their WXV group this afternoon.

Scott Bemand’s side play Colombia in Dubai from 2pm

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Munster begin the defence of their URC title this evening, with the Sharks visiting Thomond Park.

Andrew Conway earns his 150th Munster cap there, as the winger makes his first appearance in 16-months.

Will Addison will bridge a two-year gap between appearances when he starts for Ulster away to Zebre from 1.

And Connacht start their season with the visit of Ospreys to the Sportsground from 3.

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The action continues in the AIL this afternoon.

Naas take on Old Wesley in Division 1B from 2:30pm.

At the same time MU Barnhall are away to Banbridge in Division 2A

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SOCCER

The 243rd Merseyside derby helps the Premier League resume after the international break, with Liverpool at home to Everton this lunchtime.

At 3, Manchester City welcome Brighton to the Etihad.

Bournemouth host Wolves

Newcastle play Crystal Palace,

Brentford face Burnley,

Luton go to Nottingham Forest,

There’s a 5.30 start to the London derby clash of Chelsea and Arsenal.

While Manchester United are without Casemiro for their 8pm start away to Sheffield United.

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Shamrock Rovers could put one hand on the SSE Airtricity Premier Division trophy tomorrow night, after Derry City dropped more points in the title race.

The Candystripes had Sadou Diallo sent off in a scoreless draw with Shelbourne.

Bohemians lost captain Keith Buckley to injury in a 2-nil defeat at home to fellow Cup finalists, St. Pat’s.

While Daryl Horgan opened the scoring in Dundalk’s 2-nil win at ten-man Sligo.


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Athlone Town continue their preparations for the Women’s FAI Cup final this afternoon as they go to Cork in the Premier Division.

Shamrock Rovers have their eye on second place as they travel to Wexford Youths.

And Treaty United host Galway .
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RACING

There are two group 3 races among today’s seven-race card at Leopardstown.

While a seven-race card over the jumps at Limerick commences at 2:05pm.

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BASKETBALL


Miss Quote.ie Women’s Superleague:

The unbeaten Flomax Liffey Celtics are at home to The Address UCC Glanmire in Leixlip Amenities Centre.

That game gets underway at 7pm.

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