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Ireland are into the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup.

RUGBY


Ireland are into the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup.


They had no problems in their final Pool B game against Scotland with Andy Farrell's men coming out on top by 36-14


They'll now play 3 time champions New Zealand in the last 8 on Saturday.


Japan and Argentina meet in their Pool D decider today with the winners joining England in the quarter finals while the losers go out.


Kick off in Nantes is at 12pm.


Elsewhere Tonga and Romania meet in their final Pool game at 4:45pm.


The late game this evening sees Portugal take on Fiji at 8pm.

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The AIL season kicked off yesterday:

 

In Division 1B, Naas got off to a bright start, beating Old Belvedere by 20 to 18.

 

In Division 2A, Old Crescent beat MU Barnhall by 15 to 10.
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Gaelic Games

It continues to be a busy weekend on the club championship scene.

Naas are UPMC Intermediate Hurling Champions following their 0-21 to 1-17 win over Maynooth yesterday.

 

Milltown and Robertstown contest the Junior Football Final this afternoon.

We'll have live updates from Manguard Park with Ger McNally from 2pm.

 

Allenwood booked their place in the Intermediate Football Final with a 1-15 to 0-6 win over Monasterevan.

Their final opponents will be decided today when Castledermot take on Two Mile House in the other Semi Final.

Throw-in at Athy GAA is at 4pm and we'll have live updates with Seamus Dillon.

 

Celbridge are through to the Senior Football Final after their 2-16 to 0-17 win over Athy.

They'll play the winner of Naas V Clane in the Final.

We'll have full live commentary of that one from Manguard Park with Ger McNally from 5pm.

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Ladies Football

On Friday, Eadestown retained their Senior Football title with a  5-11 to 0-12 points victory over Sarsfields.

Two Ladies Football Championship Finals took place yesterday:

Athy are Junior champions after beating Sallins by 1-14 to 2-05.

Suncroft claimed the Intermediate title with a 1-8 to 1-7 win over Balyna.

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Camogie

The Senior and Intermediate Camogie Finals take place in Clane GAA this afternoon.

In the Senior, holders Naas take on Celbridge from 12:30pm.

We'll have live updates with Tara Byrne.

Leixlip and Cappagh contest the Intermediate decider from 2:30pm.

 

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SOCCER


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been playing down the absence of influential midfielder Rhodri this weekend.

The defending champions take on last year's runners up Arsenal at 4:30pm in the Premier League.

The two sides went head to head in the title race last season.

Guardiola admits he would prefer to have his suspended Spanish player involved but believes the squad can cope.


There are 3 games down for decision at 2pm this afternoon.


Brighton play host to Liverpool, Aston Villa travel to Wolves and West Ham clash with Newcastle.




Here at home, St Pats and Cork City will battle it out to see who will book their place in this year's FAI Cup final.


They get their semi final clash underway from 2:40pm.


Bohemians await in the decider following their 1-0 win over Galway United yesterday.
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GOLF


The DP World Tour have announced that the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship will continue into Monday due to poor weather in Scotland.


Heavy rain yesterday meant the third round was postponed with officials hoping to get it completed today.


Tom McKibben is best of the Irish as he gets his third round underway from 7 under par at 11am.


He's 6 shots off the lead of Ryder Cup hero Matt Fitzpatrick.

Elsewhere, Padraig Harrington is 3 under and tees off at 10:40am while Mark Power starts from a shot further back at 11:15am


John Murphy will be the first Irishman out this morning, he's level par and gets his third round underway at 10:20am
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F1


Red Bull's Max Verstappen is looking to celebrate his third driver's championship in style with a win in the Qatar Grand Prix this evening.


The Dutch driver secured his third world title in a row with a 2nd place finish in yesterday's sprint race.


He'll start the main race from pole position with Mercedes pair George Russell and Lewis Hamilton in second and third.

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Basketball

Leixlip’s FloMAX Liffey Celtics continued their unbeaten run in the MissQuote.ie Super League yesterday.

They beat Trinity Meteors by 91 to 49 and sit joint top of the table with 9 points alongside Gurranabraher Credit Union Brunell.

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