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Tuesday Morning: James Burke Of Naas GAA Named As Kildare Senior Hurling Captain 2023

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Liverpool will look for an improvement in their recent form when they play Wolves in the FA Cup tonight

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James Burke of Naas GAA has been named as Kildare Senior Hurling Captain 2023.

Paddy McKenna of Clane GAA has been named as Vice Captain.

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Kildare Ladies Team play Down in the first round of the Lidl NFL Division 3.

Throw in at 2pm on Sunday in St.Conleth's Park Newbridge.

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Cork's Orla Finn has confirmed her retirement from inter-county football.

The Kinsale forward won six All-Ireland titles since making her debut in 2011.

Finn was also involved in six National League successes and collected two All-Star awards.

 

TENNIS

Andy Murray's first round match with 13th seed Matteo Berrettini at the Australian Open is into a tiebreak.

Murray - who is a five-time runner-up in Melbourne - took a two sets to love lead.

But the Scot lost the next two and also saved a match point in the fifth.

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Novak Djokovic makes his return to the Rod Laver Arena after last year’s controversies later.

He faces world number-75, Roberto Carballes Baena .

Men’s second seed Casper Ruud is also in action against Tomas Machac.

In the women's singles, Ons Jabeur resumes her quest for an elusive Grand Slam with a first round match against Timara Zidansek

World number four Caroline Garcia advanced to the second round overnight alongside Karolina Pliskova and Aryna Sabalenka.


SOCCER

Liverpool will look for an improvement in their recent form when they play Wolves in the FA Cup tonight.

Jurgen Klopp's side have yet to win in 2023 and lost 3-0 to Brighton in the Premier League last weekend.

The Seagulls await the winner of tonight's match in the fourth round.

Elsewhere, Accrington Stanley face Boreham Wood while West Brom play host to National League side Chesterfield.

Swansea take on Bristol City and Forest Green go up against Birmingham.

Kolo Toure's Wigan meet Luton.


RUGBY

British MPs have warned the financial situation of rugby clubs in England is "clearly unsustainable".

A report on the professional game by the Digital, Media and Sport committee says annual losses averaging 4-million pounds per Premiership side are "unacceptable"

Wasps and Worcester both fell into administration earlier this season.


RACING

Last week’s postponed meeting at Clonmel takes place this afternoon.

The first of seven races is off at 12.50.

The track has passed an early morning inspection.

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