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Friday pm Sport: World Rugby Says Re-Laid Fukuoka Pitch for Ireland/Samoa Game O.K; Weekend Preview 6.25pm This Evening

: 10/11/2019 - 17:20

World Rugby say that the surface at the Fukuoka Stadium where Ireland play Samoa tomorrow will be fine.

Restoration work was done on the pitch after the France v USA match.

Australia moved to the top of Pool D with a bonus-point 27-8 over Georgia.

It booked Michael Cheika's side a place int he quarter-finals.

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In the Pro14, champions Leinster host Edinburgh at the RDS at 7.35.

Munster play the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Connacht are in Wales to play the Dragons.

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England can book their place at Euro 2020 this evening.

Gareth Southgate's side would qualify for next summer's finals by winning away in the Czech Republic.

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In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division this evening, Bohemians play champions Dundalk,

Shamrock Rovers host Finn Harps,

Cork City play UCD.

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Matthew Fitzpatrick leads the way at the half way stage of the Italian Open by a shot on 10 under par.

Graeme McDowell on seven under par.

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry are one-over.

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Padraig Joyce will be recommended as the new Galway senior football manager at a meeting of the county board next week.

The two-time All-Ireland winner will be joined on the ticket by former Leixlip player/managerJohn Divilly

 

There’s a change of time for this evening’s Manguard Plus Minor A Football Semi Final Replay in Hawkfield, Clane V St. Laurence’s, now at 8 o’clock

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Twenty-four finalists are short-listed for eight of the 10 award categories in the 2019 Irish Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, which were announced today.

***Full nominees list elswhere on this site and twitter @kfmsport

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Reminder to join Eoin Beatty from 6.25pm for the Weekend Preview: GAA, soccer, rugby, national league basketball, boxing, and racing.
 

 

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