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Kfm Evening Sports Up-Date: Ireland Rugby & Disappointment For Kildare GAA Teams.

: 02/19/2018 - 17:10


Garry Ringrose will link up with the Ireland squad this week ahead of Saturday's Six Nations meeting with Wales at the Aviva.

He will take the place of Robbie Henshaw, who is out for the rest of the season with a shoulder problem.

Ringrose hasn't played since injuring his ankle in Leinster's Pro 14 win over Ulster last month, and trained with his province today.

Meanwhile, Joe Schmidt has called up Connacht scrum-half John Cooney in place of the injured Luke McGrath.

While Munster hooker Niall Scannell replaces Rob Herring.


Wales have been given a four-pronged boost ahead of Saturday's game at the Aviva.

Full-back Leigh Halfpenny, out-half Dan Biggar, and back rows Taulupe Faletau (PR: Tah-loo-pay Fah-let-ow) and Ross Moriarty have all recovered from their respective injuries.

While forwards coach Robin McBryde says both George North and Liam Willams came through their Premiership outings unscathed.


On McGrath, Leinster are hopeful of a swift recovery from his knee injury.

The scrum-half picked up the knock during Saturday's Pro 14 win over the Scarlets and will miss the remainder of Ireland's Six Nations campaign.

But after a scan yesterday, it's hoped McGrath will be fit for Leinster's Champions Cup quarter final with holders Saracens on April Fool's Day.


Munster winger Ronan O'Mahony will undergo a scan to assess a shoulder injury sustained in Saturday's Pro 14 defeat to Cardiff.

He's now a major doubt for this Friday's visit of Glasgow to Irish Independent Park.


There's a repeat of the 2013 FA Cup final in the last of this season's fifth round ties.

Winners that day Wigan play host to the runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Kick-off at the D-W is at five-to-8.


There was no joy for Moorefield in Saturday's All Ireland Club semi final against Corofin, as they lost out by the only goal of the match.
It finished Corofin  1-6 Moorefield 0-6

Kildare hurlers had their third loss from three matches In the Allianz National hurling League Division 2A .
Kerry 1-23 Kildare 0-10 is how it finished.
We'll have manager and player interviews from both matches in Kildare Scoreboard with Eoin Beatty from 6.25 this evening.
In other results,

Littlewoods Ireland National Camogie League Division 2

Laois 2-11 Kildare 1-7

All Ireland Minor Camogie Championship

Kildare 1-14 Derry 0-2


Phil Healy will lead a team of four Irish athletes at next month's World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.

The Bandon 400-metre runner set a personal best time of 52-point-zero-8 seconds in Vienna last month - the thirteenth fastest in the world this year.

Joining her on the team are 15-hundred metre runner, Ciara Mageean, and 60-metre sprinters Amy Foster and Ciara Neville.


It's been confirmed that Samcro will run in the Ballymore Novice's Hurdle next month at Cheltenham.

Samcro had been in contention to go in the Supreme Novice's Hurdle, but Gigginstown manager Eddie O'Leary has confirmed the unbeaten horse will race in the Ballymore.

O'Leary has also confirmed that Apples Jade will run in the Mare's Hurdle at Prestbury Park.

Don't forget Kildare Scoreboard this evening will look back over all of the weekend sport involving Kildare participants.
Join Eoin Beatty from 6.25 pm.

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