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Leinster Team vs Scarletts Has 3 Kildare Players & Naas Golfers O’Rourke & Yates Win Again in Carey Cup

: 05/18/2017 - 17:23

Sean O'Brien and Devin Toner are on the bench for Leinster's Guinness Pro 12 semi final with Scarlett's tomorrow night at the RDS.

Robbie Henshaw has recovered from injury and partners Gary Ringrose in the centre.

Athy’s Joey Carberry is at full back.  Johnny Sexton and Luke Mc Grath are the half backs.

Two Kill players will start:  Adam Byrne, on the wing and James Treacy at hooker.


The E.P.C.R has confirmed that next season the top 7 clubs in the Pro 12 will qualify for the Champions cup regardless of what country they're from.

This will replace the current format which requires that at least one club from each of Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales qualify.

Shane Long is to consult a specialist because of a foot injury suffered against Middlesbrough last week.

He is now a doubt for Irelands World cup qualifier with Austria next month.


Footballers in England judged to have dived to deceive a referee can be punished retrospectively next season.

Bans would only be handed out if it's unanimously agreed alleged dives have led to a penalty or a sending off.


In the Premier league, this evening: Spurs go to Leicester this evening.

Victory for Spurs would take them to 83 points - two points more than Leicester got last season to become champions.


Aidan O'Shea is not included in the Mayo side for Sunday's Connacht Football quarter final with Sligo in Castlebar

Ger Cafferky returns from injury to take his place in the full back line.

Sligo manager, Kildare’s Niall Carew, has named an unchanged Sligo side from the one that beat New York a fortnight ago.


Kildare footballers head for Portugal on Sunday for a week’s warm weather training ahead of their Leinster quarter final on June 4th in O’Connor Park Tullamore against the winners of this Sunday’s Laois/Longford game in Portlaoise.


This evening: The Court Yard Hotel Leixlip Intermediate Football Championship Replay Kilcock V Kilcullen takes place in Hawkfield , at 7:30


Michael Hoey has made a blistering start to the Rocco Forte (PR: For-tay) Open in Sicily.

He carded 10 birdies in an opening round of 61.

On a low-scoring day, he shares the lead with Sweden's Sebastian Soderberg.


The GUI retained the Carey Cup today at Galway Bay Golf Resort with both Kildare golfers Jonathan Yates and Conor O’Rourke ending the week unbeaten.

Both won their singles games today by 3 and 2.

The opposition over the two days was the Metropolitan Club of New York

The two day series finished level, but the GUI retain the trophy, last won by them.

Alan Kelly reports live at 5.45


The 10-1 shot Permian is set to be supplemented for the Derby at Epsom after his battling victory in the Betfred Dante Stakes at York.

He gave Yorkshire trainer Mark Johnston his first win in the premier trial for the Derby, following up his win at Newmarket.

Connections are expected to pay the 85,000 pounds sterling fee to add him to the classic field.


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