Adam Idah to feature against France
Wednesday Lunchtime Sport
Adam Idah is set to be the player Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny turns to in the absence of the injured Evan Ferguson for tomorrow's European Championship qualifier against France in Paris.
Cork native Idah has scored 2 goals for Norwich City in five Championship appearances this season.
The squad will train at the Parc des Princes later.
There’s one game in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division this evening at 7.45 as UCD host Derry City
Tipperary hurler Seamus Callanan has announced his retirement from the inter county game.
The 34 year old forward made his Championship debut in 2008 and won three All Ireland titles with the Premier county in 2010, 2016 and 2019.
Callanan had a year to remember with the blue and gold in 2019, as he lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup as Tipperary captain and won the Hurler of the Year award.
The Drom and Inch clubman also collected four All Star awards.
Some local fixtures this evening,
2023 Osprey Hotel & Spa Reserve B Football Championship
Venue: Sean Tierney Park, Allenwood V Carbury 19:30, Referee: Frank Delaney
Venue: Maynooth, Maynooth V Naas 19:30, Referee: PJ Cummins
2023 Osprey Hotel & Spa Reserve B Football Championship Group A
Venue: Johnstownbridge, Johnstownbridge V Sarsfields 19:00, Referee: Paul Donnelly
Venue: Kilcock Main Pitch, Kilcock V Leixlip 19:45, Referee: Eamonn Kelly
2023 Osprey Hotel & Spa Reserve C Football Championship Group A
Venue: Clogherinkoe, Clogherinkoe V Moorefield 19:00, Referee: Michael Ennis
Venue: Eadestown, Eadestown V Two Mile House 19:30, Referee: Alan Archbold
2023 Osprey Hotel & Spa Reserve C Football Championship Group B
Venue: Celbridge, Celbridge V Sallins 19:30, Referee: Kevin Doherty
Venue: Round Towers, Round Towers V Ballymore Eustace 20.00, Referee: Lee Moore
2023 Osprey Hotel & Spa Reserve D Football Championship Group B
Venue: Rathangan, Rathangan V Kilcullen 19:00, Referee: Colm Kearney
Venue: Ballyteague, Ballyteague V Athy 19:30, Referee: Billy O Connell
Jonathan Danty will miss France's opening Rugby World Cup game with New Zealand on Friday night with Yoram Moefana named to start in the centre.
Danty had been an injury doubt coming into the tournament for the hosts with a hamstring injury, and isn't being risked by head coach Fabien Galthie.
Fiji out-half Caleb Muntz has been ruled out of the World Cup.
He sustained a knee injury in training earlier this week.
Fiji start their tournament against Wales in Bordeaux on Sunday.
The semi final line up will be confirmed at the US Open in New York later.
Defending men's champion Carlos Alcaraz plays Alexander Zverev - with the other quarter final in advance of that between Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev.
In the women's singles, Aryna Sabalenka faces Qinwen Zheng .
And Wimbledon winner Marketa Vondrousova takes on American Madison Keys.
Gowran Park stages seven races on the flat from 2.20.
There's also a seven race flat fixture at Cork which begins just before 4.30.