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Kildare Minor Team v Dublin Tonight; Europa final Roma v Sevilla; Welsh scrumhalf Webb retires; 11 declared for Friday's Epsom Oaks

 

A huge week for Kildare footballers begins this evening with Dublin the opposition.

Niall Cronin’s minor squad play Dublin in the Leinster minor final in Laois Hire O’Moore Park this evening at 7.30pm

It’s a repeat of last year’s final,

Kfm will have commentary of the match with Ger McNally and Seamus Dillon in association with Sherry Fitzgerald Brady O’Flaherty, Main St., Maynooth

The Kildare team has been announced:

1

Cathal Moore 

Sarsfields 

2

Liam Kelly 

Milltown

3

Rob Murray 

Naas 

4

Ruaidhri Lawlor

St. Laurences 

5

Seanan Murphy

St. Laurences 

6

James Donnelly

St. Laurences 

7

Michael Chambers

Maynooth 

8

Evan Boyle

Carbury

9

Joey Cunningham 

Allenwood 

10

Alex Tilly

Maynooth 

11

Tadhg Donlan 

Round Towers 

12

Colm Moran

Athy

13

Donnchadh Kinch

Castledermot

14

Harry Redmond 

Sarsfields 

15

Evan Donnelly

Ellistown

 

Adam Fitzpatrick

Clane 

 

Alex Lenehan 

Naas 

 

Aodán Jordan

Confey 

 

Ben Ryan 

Round Towers 

 

Charlie White 

Ballykelly 

 

Cian Keaveny 

Athy

 

Cian McGrath

Sallins 

 

Daniel Colbert 

Clane 

 

Dara Cooke 

Raheens 

 

Darragh Mullahy 

Clane 

 

Elias Dlhos 

Naas 

 

Eoghan Dunne 

Athgarvan 

 

Jack Butler 

Moorefield 

 

Jack McCabe 

Castlemitchell 

 

Joshua Flood

Maynooth 

 

Liam O'Connor 

Naas 

 

Oisin Loughan

Naas 

 

Paul O'Dea

Maynooth 

 

Pierce O'Dwyer 

St. Laurences 

 

Ronan Kelly 

Athy

 

 

 

Manager

Niall Cronin

 

Selectors

Damien Hendy

 

 

James Devane

 

 

Emmett O'Keefe

Meanwhile, the seniors continue preparations for Saturday’s All Ireland round robin against Dublin in UPMC Nowlan Park, Kilkenny at 5pm

Kfm will have commentary with Ger McNally and Peter McConnon in association with Hanlon Concrete, Robertstown

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Jose Mourinho will bid to win the Europa League with a third different club this evening.

He leads his Roma side against Sevilla in Budapest at 8pm.

The Spanish club is attempting to win the Europa League for the fifth time in the last decade.


Aiden McGeady is among the players who've been released by Hibernian following the expiry of their contract.

The former Republic of Ireland winger suffered a season ending injury in March.

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Rhys (pro: REES) Webb has become the latest Wales player to announce his retirement from Test rugby.

Scrum-half Webb, who won 40 caps, follows his Ospreys colleagues Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric (pro: Tipur-ik) in stepping down.

All three were members of Wales' preliminary World Cup training squad ahead of the tournament in France later this year.

The  34-year-old Webb said on Instagram that "present uncertainty and difficulties in Welsh rugby" and "an opportunity to play abroad" had influenced his decision.

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Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz are in French Open action in Paris today.

In the women's singles, second seed Aryna Sabalenka begins her tournament.

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11 horses have been declared for the Epsom Oaks on Friday.

The market leader is the Aidan O'Brien trained 'Save the Last Dance'.


 

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