Day 1 Cheltenham; Man City v Leipzig Champions League; Kildare Hurlers & Footballers preparing for weekend games; Ireland Women's Rugby to Change Shorts Colour
Dual Champion Hurdler Honeysuckle will retire after her final race in the Mares Hurdle on day one of the Cheltenham Festival.
Rachael Blackmore will be on board the nine-year-old at Prestbury Park this afternoon.
The action is underway from half one, with the feature, the Champion Hurdle, off at half-three.
FIFA is set to approve an expanded World Cup format for the 2026 tournament.
Under the new rules, a total of 48 countries will qualify for the finals in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
The tournament will feature 12 groups of four teams - with the top two, along with the eight best third-placed teams, advancing to the knockout stage.
In the Champions League tonight, Manchester City and RP Leipzig are level at a goal apiece ahead of the 2nd leg of their last 16 tie at the Etihad.
Inter have a 1-nil lead ahead of their tie away to Porto.
Kildare senior hurlers and men and women footballers continue preparations this evening for next Sunday’s League games.
The hurlers play Offaly in Tullamore at 1pm, followed by the footballers away to Limerick at 3.45.
A win for the hurlers puts them into the Division 2A final, while a win for the footballers, along with a defeat of Clare by Derry, would guarantee Kildare’s Division 2 place next season.
Kfm will have full commentary of both matches.
Also, on Sunday Kildare women footballers are away to Sligo at 2pm
The Ireland women's rugby team will make a permanent switch from the traditional white shorts to navy as part of a drive to address period concerns.
The Irish side will be the first Six Nations side to make such a move.
Ireland's new kits will be unveiled in London tomorrow at the launch of the upcoming Six Nations campaign
Ireland begin against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday,March 25th.
Connacht have announced the signing of Ireland Sevens star Andrew Smith ahead of next season.
The 22-year-old has scored 21 tries in 69 Sevens matches.
Smith has represented Ireland at under-20 level.