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Kildare U20s beat Wexford

Gaelic Games

An historic & most dramatic win for Kildare U-20 hurlers last night against Wexford in St. Conleths Park, Newbridge.

Two points from Liam Dempsey in the 6th minute of injury time gave 13 man Kildare a 1 point win, finishing 16 points to 1-12.

Kildare led up to the final two minutes when a Wexford penalty and a point had given them the lead for the first time.

Here's manager Pat English:

Liam Dempsey was again the top scorer with 14 points - his last two late in injury time - the equaliser and the winner:

Kildare will play Offaly next Tuesday in the quarter final - venue to be decided.

This morning’s ‘Kildare Today’ will review the game including manager Pat English & top scorer Liam Dempsey interviews.

Tonight it’s the turn of the minors who play Laois in St. Conleth's Park, Newbridge, at 7.30pm.

KFM will have live updates of the game with Pat Costello.

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Local results,

 

2021 EMS Copiers Senior Football League Division 1

Celbridge 1-15 V Confey GAA 1-6

Round Towers 0-9 V Carbury 0-6

Raheens 0-13 V Johnstownbridge 0-6

Naas 4-9 V Sarsfields 1-10

Athy 1-14 V Moorefield 0-11

Castledermot 0-11 V St. Laurence's 0-7

Soccer

Italy are into the European Championship Final.

They beat Spain 4-2 on penalties at Wembley last night after a 1-1 draw.

Chelsea's Jorginho scored the winning spot kick.

England and Denmark contest the second semi final, also at Wembley, from 8pm tonight.

If England win, they will be in their first major tournament final since 1966.

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Here at home, Shamrock Rovers are also in action today, away to Slovan Bratislava in the first leg of their Champions League first qualifying round tie.

Kick-off is at 5.30pm, Irish time.

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Argentina will play Brazil on Saturday's final of the Copa America.

Emi Martinez saved 3 penalties as Argentina beat Colombia in a shoot out.

Rugby

The Lions take on the Sharks in their latest tour game in Johannesburg from 6pm this evening.

Iain Henderson captains the side.

Bundee Aki also starts, with tour captain Conor Murray, Tadhg Furlong, Tadhg Beirne and Jack Conan all on the bench.

The Irish Under 20's play Italy in the Six Nations in Cardiff from 2pm.

Tennis

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are in quarter final action at Wimbledon today.

Federer goes up against Hubert Hurkacz.

Novak Djokovic takes on Marton Fucsovics.

Elsewhere, Matteo Berrettini faces Felix Auger Aliassime, while Karen Khachanov plays Denis Shapovalov.

Horse Racing

There's a flat meeting at Fairyhouse today which begins at 4.25pm.

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