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Kildare name team for League clash with Armagh

GAELIC GAMES

Kildare have named their team for tomorrow's Allianz Football League Division 2 clash with Armagh.

Darragh Kirwan is selected at full foward in the place of the injured Jimmy Hyland, while Luke Killian is named at right half foward, having come off the bench in last week’s defeat to Fermanagh.

Throw in at Netwatch Cullen Park in Carlow tomorrow is at 3.45pm.

Kfm will have full commentary of the match in association with Hanlon Concrete Robertstown.

Ger McNally and Phille Wolfe will describe the action.

 

Donegal play Fermanagh in Division 2 in Letterkenny this afternoon.

That throws in at 2.00 and will be followed by the meeting of Cork and Cavan at Pairc Ui Chaoimh.

There is a 5.00 start for the  Division 1 game between Dublin and  Roscommon at Croke Park and Derry v Monaghan at Celtic Park.

Then Kerry and Mayo go head to head in Tralee at 7.30.

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Kerry will look to extend their 100 per cent start to Division 1 of the Lidl Women’s National Football League.

They face Mayo at Fitzgerald Stadium  at 2.30 this afternoon.


SOCCER

Liverpool have the chance to extend their advantage at the top of the Premier League, when they travel to Brentford this lunchtime.

With Alisson out with a hamstring injury, Republic of Ireland international Caoimhin Kelleher will start in goal for the Reds.

Anything other than three points would allow either Manchester City or Arsenal to end the day top.

City host Chelsea this evening game after the Gunners have faced Burnley.

Also at 3.00, Aston Villa will look to correct their recent blip when they go to Fulham.

Tottenham are at home to Wolves

And Bournemouth make the long trip to Newcastle.

 

Wins were hard to come-by on the opening night in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division.

Derry City beat Drogheda United 2-1, while St. Pat’s had a 1-nil win away to Galway.

Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk, and Shelbourne away to Waterford played out a 1-1 draw.s

And a James Clarke header deep into injury time saw Bohemians finish 2- all with Sligo Rovers.

 

RUGBY

Leinster are back in United Rugby Championship action this afternoon.

Ireland out half Ross Byrne makes his return from an arm injury against  Benetton Treviso.

The battle of the top two kicks off at the RDS at 3.00

Naas away to Garryowne in Division 1B of the Energia All Ireland League

In Division 2A, MU Barnhall home to Greystones

Both game kick off at 2.30.

 

SWIMMING

After his gold medal performance on Wednesday, Daniel Wiffen is back in the pool at the World Aquatics Championships this morning.

He goes in the fourth of four heats of the 15-hundred metre freestyle.

 

RACING


The Red Mills Steeplechase is the feature at Gowran Park this afternoon.

That’s off just before 3.30, while the first of the day’s seven-race card gets underway at 1.42.

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