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: 08/10/2018 - 13:48

It has been a good day for the Irish team at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Ciara Mageean secured her place in the 1500 metres final, while Phil Healy qualified for the 200 metres semi finals.

Mageean will return to the track tomorrow following a comfortably second place finish in her heat.


Manchester United and Leicester City kick off the new Premier League season at Old Trafford tonight.

The Red Devils will be hoping an opening win lift the mood following a disappointing transfer window and a disastrous pre season.

Roy Hodgson has signed up for another year in management.

The 71 year old has agreed a 12 month contract extension with Crystal Palace.

The former England boss is heading towards his 43rd year in football management.

Shane Lowry leads the Irish challenge heading into the second round of the U-S P-G-A Championship in St Louis.

On 1 under par, the Offaly man is 5 shots behind the leader Gary Woodland.

Rory McIlroy is a further shot back.

Padraig Harringon is 1 over par, Paul Dunne 3 over.


The All Ireland Ladies Football semi final between Cork and Donegal has been put back a week.

It alleviates a fixtures-clash for dual players Libby Coppinger and Hannah Looney.

The game was due to take place on the same day as the Rebels All Ireland Camogie semi final against Tipperary.

It will now take place on the 25th August.



Last night's club results

2018 Pittman Traffic & Safety Intermediate Football Championship Group A: St. Kevins 1-19 Straffan 2-8

Pittman Traffic & Safety Intermediate Football Championship Group B: Sallins 2-8 Ellistown 1-8

Senior Football League Div. 1: Leixlip 3-12 Raheens 2-10

***Raheens and St. Kevins are relegated to Division 2

Senior Football League Div. 2

Rathangan 2-6 Kilcock 0-9

Two Mile House 2-11 Monasterevan 1-6

***Monasterevan and Allenwood are relegated to Division 3

Reserve A Football Championship Quarter Final: Sarsfields 4-15 Clane 1-5

 Haven Hire Intermediate Hurling Championship Group A: Naas 0-15 Maynooth 0-11


Fixtures for Fri 10 Aug

Haven Hire Intermediate Hurling Championship Group B:  Moorefield V Celbridge 7:30 in Clane (note: change of venue)

Senior Football League Div 3 Final Eadestown V Ballyteague 7:00 in Newbridge

Tom Cross Coaches Junior Football Championship Section B Robertstown V Castlemitchell 7:30 in Hawkfield

 Reserve B Football Championship Quarter Final: Raheens V Johnstownbridge 7:30 in Maynooth

Haven Hire Junior Hurling Championship

Kilcock V Sarsfields 7:30

Naas V Clane 8:00

Éire Óg Corra Choill V Sallins 8:00


There is racing this evening in Tipperary.

The first of a 7 race card goes to post at 5:05.

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