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Monday am Sport: Leinster Titles for Mullinalaghta & Two Mile House;

: 12/10/2018 - 07:56

The tiny parish of Mullinalaghta are Leinster Senior Club Football Champions.

The north east Longford side, with a population of 300, beat Ireland’s biggest club Kilmacud Crokes to claim their county's first ever Provincial title at O'Connor Park yesterday.

The Longford club can only pick from half their parish, because half is in Cavan, has only 115 members compared to Kilmacud Crokes in excess of 4,500.

Ten of the team work away from the county, with one in the UK.

Gary Rogers scored a 59th minute penalty to give them a 1-08 to 1-06 victory over the two time All Ireland winners.


On Saturday, Two Mile House won their 2nd Leinster title in 5 years.

They beat Shamrocks, Offaly in the Intermediate final by 1-8 to 0-10.

Two Mile House won the Leinster Junior title in 2013.

They will play Munster champions, Kilcummin of Kerry, in the All Ireland semi final early in the New Year.


In the Keogh Cup, Kildare lost to Meath.

Having trailed for much of the game, David Herity’s side put in a strong finish to level the game in normal time 1-15 each

The game then went to penalty 65’s, with Meath winning 2 nil.


Munster will assess injuries to Joey Carbery and Chris Farrell today.

Both Irish internationals were late withdrawal from yesterday's Champions Cup victory over Castres.

Carbery had a tight hamstring, while Farrell was injured during the warm up.

JJ Hanrahan stepped in at out half to score 20 points during their 30-5 victory at Thomond Park.

Republic of Ireland defender Matt Doherty scored Wolverhampton Wanderers late winner in the Premier League yesterday.

Doherty headed home the winner in the 5th minute of injury time to hand his side a 2-1 victory over 10-man Newcastle United at St James Park.

The result moves Wolves up to 10th place.

Everton manager Marco Silva takes on his former club Watford at Goodison Park tonight.

It will be the first time he has faced the Hornets since a difficult departure from Vicarage Road last season.

Ronnie O'Sullivan beat Mark Allen to win a record breaking seventh U-K Championship title in York last night.

The 43-year-old reeled off six consecutive frames during a 10-6 victory


Reminder: This morning’s Kildare Today at 10.45 and this evening’s Kildare Scoreboard at 6.25 will review the weekend Kildare Sport, including results, reports and match interviews.

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