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: 08/04/2020 - 18:04

UEFA say they will take travel restrictions into account for the upcoming Champions League and Europa League qualifiers.

All qualifying round ties will be one-off affairs, with the team drawn first gaining home advantage.

However, Ireland currently has a ‘green list’ for travel to fifteen countries.

UEFA will ask each club for relevant travel restrictions no later than 48 hours before each draw.

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Brentford are looking to return to England’s top flight tonight for the first time since 1947.

They face West London rivals Fulham in the Championship playoff final.

The game is being played behind closed doors at Wembley, and kick-off is at 7.45.

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Republic of Ireland under-21 goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu has been added to Manchester City’s Champions League squad.

With Scott Carson’s contract expiring, the former Shamrock Rovers keeper is now City’s third choice.

City resume their European campaign with a last-16 second leg at home to Real Madrid on Friday.

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Celtic’s Lee O’Connor has been named the FAI’s Under-21 international player of the year.

Jack Byrne has won the SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year award.

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At the World Snooker Championship.

Having trailed Mark Selby 7-4, he’s won back-to-back frames to make it 7-6.

Later this evening, Mark Allen will resume 5-4 up on Jamie Clarke in their first round match.

Earlier, Shaun Murphy suffered a shock defeat - going down 10-4 to Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham (pr: Seng-kem).

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Athys Eric Donovan will fight for a title later this month.

It’s been confirmed that his bout with Zelfa Barrett will be for the IBF intercontinental super-featherweight title.

Donovan and Barrett will meet on Friday week.

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Local GAA Fixtures this evening:

 

This evening:  Haven Hire JHC Broadford v Sarsfields @ 730. 

Please note the Pittman Traffic IFC fixture between Clogherinkoe v Rathangan is rescheduled for Saturday 8th August at 6pm in Manguard Plus Hawkfield. 

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Following the weekend’s men’s championship football action, the Kildare Ladies championship begins this evening with 19 games down for decision.

In Group A of the Senior Championship Eadestown at home to Leixlip.

The second game in group A sees a Newbridge Derby where Sarsfields welcome Moorefield.

Senior Championship Group B starts with last years champions Confey, welcoming last year's Intermediate champions Carbury

The final senior game of the night sees St Laurences host Suncroft in Old Grange.

 

The Intermediate Championship sees the eight clubs split into two groups of four. 

In group A pits last year's beaten finalists Kilcullen at home to Trinity Gaels. The second game in group A sees last year's Junior A champions Kilcock home to Naas.

In group B  Monasterevin host last year's beaten semi finalists Maynooth

Balyna who were relegated from the senior ranks in 2019 go to Clane

 

The Junior A Championship consists of just the 4 teams this year. 

In a repeat of last year's semi final Rathangan play Cappagh at 7.45pm

Last year's junior B champions Kill are home to Na Fianna

 

UEFA say they will take travel restrictions into account for the upcoming Champions League and Europa League qualifiers.

All qualifying round ties will be one-off affairs, with the team drawn first gaining home advantage.

However, Ireland currently has a ‘green list’ for travel to fifteen countries.

UEFA will ask each club for relevant travel restrictions no later than 48 hours before each draw.

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Brentford are looking to return to England’s top flight tonight for the first time since 1947.

They face West London rivals Fulham in the Championship playoff final.

The game is being played behind closed doors at Wembley, and kick-off is at 7.45.

====
Republic of Ireland under-21 goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu has been added to Manchester City’s Champions League squad.

With Scott Carson’s contract expiring, the former Shamrock Rovers keeper is now City’s third choice.

City resume their European campaign with a last-16 second leg at home to Real Madrid on Friday.

====
Celtic’s Lee O’Connor has been named the FAI’s Under-21 international player of the year.

Jack Byrne has won the SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year award.

====
At the World Snooker Championship.

Having trailed Mark Selby 7-4, he’s won back-to-back frames to make it 7-6.

Later this evening, Mark Allen will resume 5-4 up on Jamie Clarke in their first round match.

Earlier, Shaun Murphy suffered a shock defeat - going down 10-4 to Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham (pr: Seng-kem).

==============

Athys Eric Donovan will fight for a title later this month.

It’s been confirmed that his bout with Zelfa Barrett will be for the IBF intercontinental super-featherweight title.

Donovan and Barrett will meet on Friday-week.

===============

Local GAA Fixtures this evening:

This evening:  Haven Hire JHC Broadford v Sarsfields @ 730

Please note the Pittman Traffic IFC fixture between Clogherinkoe v Rathangan is rescheduled for Saturday 8th August at 6pm in Manguard Plus Hawkfield. 

======================

Following the weekend’s men’s championship football action, the Kildare Ladies championship begins this evening with 19 games down for decision.

In Group A of the Senior Championship Eadestown at home to Leixlip.

The second game in group A sees a Newbridge Derby where Sarsfields welcome Moorefield.

Senior Championship Group B starts with last years champions Confey, welcoming last year's Intermediate champions Carbury

The final senior game of the night sees St Laurences host Suncroft in Old Grange.

 

The Intermediate Championship sees the eight clubs split into two groups of four. 

In group A pits last year's beaten finalists Kilcullen at home to Trinity Gaels. The second game in group A sees last year's Junior A champions Kilcock home to Naas.

In group B  Monasterevin host last year's beaten semi finalists Maynooth

Balyna who were relegated from the senior ranks in 2019 go to Clane

 

 

The Junior A Championship consists of just the 4 teams this year. 

In a repeat of last year's semi final Rathangan play Cappagh at 7.45pm

Last year's junior B champions Kill are home to Na Fianna

 

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