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Lunch Update: Massive Kildare GAA Weekend Begins This Evening; Conte’s Sacking Confirmed; Men's Wimbledon Semi Finals Day

: 07/13/2018 - 12:48

A massive weekend for Kildare GAA, with 6 teams in action, begins this evening, at 7, when the minor footballers replay Wicklow in the Leinster semi final in Aughrim.

The Kildare minor and U20 teams have been announced:  Clem Ryan has both teams. 

kildare_minor_u20_teams.mp3, by Clem Ryan

 

Here’s Kildare minor manager Padraigh Carbery speaking after last Friday’s thrilling draw in Newbridge

p_carbery_clip.wav, by Clem Ryan

 

The Wicklow manager is former All Star Kevin O’Brien, speaking about his squad and the character they showed to draw last Friday’s game.

kevin_obrien.mp3_clip.mp3, by Clem Ryan

***Kfm will have commentary of tonight’s game in our Friday Sports Special from 6.05pm

Tomorrow at 4pm, the U20 footballers play Kerry in the All Ireland semi final in the Gaelic Grounds Limerick. 

Here’s manager Davy Burke

davy_burke_clip_post_ww_draw.wav, by Clem Ryan

On Sunday at 2pm, the senior footballers play Monaghan in the Super 8 in Croke Park

That team will be announced tonight (Friday) at 9pm and will be available on the Kfm website and twitter

Manager Cian O’Neill

cian_oneill_clip_pre_monaghan.wav, by Clem Ryan

Kfm will have commentary of all the games.

***Reminder: This evening’s Friday Sports Special, from 6.05, will preview all the weekend Kildare games, featuring managers and players from the various teams – men’s and Ladies.  It will be followed by commentary of the minor replay from 7pm.

Last night's Kildare GAA Club Results

Haven Hire Senior Hurling Championship, preliminary round: Naas 1-17 Clane 0-14

Senior Footbal League Div. 2: Johnstownbridge 3-18 Clane 3-13

Reserve Football League Div. 2 Final: Raheens 2-16 Carbury 1-14

Reserve Football League Div. 4 Final: Moorefield 1-14 Ballymore Eustace 1-10

 

Chelsea have confirmed the sacking of Antonio Conte.

He had one year remaining on his contract.

Former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri is expected to succeed Conte.

Southampton have signed 25 years old Denmark international Jannik Vestergaard from Borussia Monchengladbach for €18 million.

 

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic meet in the Wimbledon semi-final today

John Isner plays Kevin Anderson in today’s opening semi-final.

 

At the Scottish Open, in Aberdeen:

Paul Dunne is 3 under after 14

Darren Clarke has finished with a 1 under round, to stand level par overall and misses the projected cut of 2 under.

Graeme McDowell tees off at 2.10 on 1 under.

Padraig Harrington at 1.30 on 3 over

The current leader (at 1pm) is England’s Tyrrell Hatton on 11 under after 16, one clear of Eddie Pepperell and overnight leader American Luke List, who have played 16 and 14 respectively.

 

There’s racing today at Downpatrick from 3.05 and Cork from 5.45.

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