Naas senior hurlers lose after excellent 1st half performance;
Naas senior hurlers
The Kildare senior hurling champions Naas met Kilkenny and Leinster champions Ballyhale in the Leinster semi final in
Naas led 1-4 to a single point after 10 minutes: the goal by Cathal Dowling, before a Ballyhale fightback.
After an excellent first half performance, Naas trailed by just one point at half time.
But, two goals in two minutes early in the 2nd half from Joey Cuddihy and Eoin Cody proved their undoing
It finished Ballyhale Shamrocks 3-22 Naas 1-16
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On Monday morning’s Kildare Today, Eoin Beatty and match commentator Ger McNally will review the game
Ballyhale will meet Kilmacud Crokes in the final.
In yesterday's 2nd semi final, the Dublin champions beat St. Mullins, Carlow 1-24 to 1-12
In the Munster club football semi finals - Kerry's Kerins O'Rahily's edged Eire Og of Ennis by 1-9 to 1-8 in Tralee.
Limerick's Newcastle West beat Tipperary's Clonmel Commericals by 1-16 to 1-11 after extra time at Semple Stadium.
In the Ulster Club semi finals, Glen of Derry beat Cargin of Antrim by 1-10 to 8 points at Healy Park.
St Thomas' squeezed past Loughrea by 1-15 to 17 points to win the Galway hurling replay at Pearse Stadium.
In Ladies gaelic football, Monaghan's Donaghmoyne beat Kilmacud Crokes by 1-11 to 7 points in their All Ireland club semi final.
Maynooth Junior Camogie were in
At half time, the Wicklow club led by 2-3 to 1-4; the Maynooth goal by centre forward Roisin Forde from a penalty.
However, Maynooth only added one 2nd half point.
It finished Knockananna 3-7 Maynooth 1-5
At the World Cup,today's results
In the same group,
Monday: 4 more games
They beat Glasgow Warriors 40 points to 5 at the RDS.
Naas’s Jamie Osborne was at full back for
Eadestown’s Tadhg Beirne made his 50th
Suncroft’s Cian Prendergast started for
In the ENERGIA AIL:
In Div 1B, Naas lost 35 -20 away to Banbridge
In Division 2A, MU Barnhall had a bonus point 30-12 win at home to Navan
Leona Maguire finished fourth at the Open de Espana.
Two young golfers from North Kildare are in
Moyvalley Golf Club members Cormac Browne from Donadea, and James O’Brien from Caragh, took the World title by beating an international field of 16 teams in November of 2021.
Today and tomorrow, they defend the title against 21 other teams from around the world.
The Troytown Chase at Navan was won by the 11 to 1 shot The Big Dog, ridden by Keith Donoghue for Kildare trainer Peter Fahey.
Reminder that Monday morning’s Kildare Today will review the Naas/Ballyhale game with match commentator Ger McNally at 10.45, while Kildare Scoreboard Monday evening, from 6.30, will review all the weekend Kildare Sport