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UPMC SHC continues, Man City & Liverpool meet in the Community Shield

There are two UPMC Senior Hurling Championship games down for decision this afternoon.

Confey and  Celbridge contest a Group B encounter at Manguard Plus Hawkfield at 2.30.

That will be followed by the Group A match between Naas and Coill Dubh.

KFM will have Live updates from both ties.

Seamus Dillon will be our reporter.

Last night, Maynooth beat Clane by 1-14 to 1-12

Ardclough recorded a 2-19 to 1-17 victory over Leixlip.


In the UPMC Senior B Hurling Championship today

Celbridge and Moorefield meet at 12.00

Éire Óg Corra Choill and Kilcock an hour later

Naas and Sarsfields throw in at 5:30.

Hawkfield is also the venue for those games.


Liverpool and Manchester City renew their rivalry at the King Power Stadium this evening.

Leicester City’s home ground is the venue for the Community Shield, the traditional curtain-raiser to the new season in England.

The game between the FA Cup winners and Premier League champions kicks off at 5.00

 

There are also two FAI Cup ties this evening.

Derry City play host to Oliver Bond FC, who were only established five years ago.

And there is an all-Leinster Senior League clash between Lucan United and Killester-Donnycarney.


GOLF

John Murphy and Conor Purcell will play alongside overnight leader Todd Clements on day three of the Irish Challenge at the K Club.

The Irish pair begin the day 11-under par, and two shots adrift of the English golfer.

Stephanie Meadow helps prop up the field ahead of her third round at the LPGA Tour’s Scottish Open.

She just made the cut on 1-under par.

Lydia Ko of New Zealand leads on 14-under par


RACING

It’s the penultimate day of the Galway Festival

The Boylesports Handicap Hurdle is the feature race.

The first on an eight-race card goes to post at 2pm.

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The Coral Stewards Cup takes centre stage on the final day of Glorious Goodwood.

A seven-race programme there gets underway at 1.05

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