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Monday pm Sport: Kildare Senior Football & Hurling League Panels are Finalised; John Delaney Resigns From UEFA

: 01/20/2020 - 17:26

The Kildare senior football and hurling League panels were finalised over the weekend.

The footballers begin their League next Sunday against Fermanagh in St. Conleth’s Park at 2.30, as part of a double header with the Kildare hurlers.

The hurlers also begin their League next Sunday against London in St. Conleth’s Park at 12.30

The Kildare U20's booked their place in the final of the John Kerins Cup on Saturday afternoon, defeating Meath 2-17 to 3-12.

Kildare will play Cork in the final next Saturday at a venue to be decided.

The Kildare women’s football team also begins their League next Sunday away to last year’s Div 4 league winners Fermanagh.

Former All Star Goalkeeper Mary Hulgrane returns to the paneal.  Also included are the experienced former captain Erica Burke and Roisin Byrne.

This evening’s Kildare Scoreboard, with Eoin Beatty, from 6.25 will hear from Jack O’Connor, David Herity, Gay Campbell and women’s captain Grace Clifford, plus the rest of the weekend Kildare sport

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UEFA have praised John Delaney's key role in expanding the European Championships to 24-teams.

The former FAI Executive Vice President has resigned his position on the Executive Committee of European football's governing body

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Republic of Ireland fans have been given double their required allocation for next month's Euro 2020 playoff in Slovakia.

2,200 travelling fans will be allowed inside the recently renovated national stadium in Bratislava in March.

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There's concern over Jordan Larmour's fitness less than a fortnight from the start of Ireland's Six Nations campaign.

Leinster have confirmed that the versatile back sustained a "low grade foot injury" in Saturday's Heineken Champions Cup win over Benetton.

Larmour will be assessed by the IRFU's medical team with Ireland's opener at home to Scotland on Saturday-week.

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic dropped a set at the Australian Open for the first time since last year's fourth round today.

The seven-time champion needed four sets to see off Germany's Jan Lennard Struff.

Roger Federer beat Steve Johnson in straight sets

15-year old Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams for the second time in three Grand Slams.

There were also wins for Serena Williams, defending champion Naomi Osaka and the retiring Caroline Wozniacki.

 

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