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Monday pm Update: Kildare Junior Team vs Wicklow & Kildare Scoreboard 6.25pm Reviews All Kildare Weekend Action

: 05/21/2018 - 17:59

Football focus turns to the county senior footballers this week ahead of next Sunday’s Leinster championship game against Carlow in Tullamore at 2pm.

The team completed a three day training camp yesterday in the Johnstown Estate Hotel.

***This evening’s Kildare Scoreboard at 6.30 will hear from Cian O’Neill and Kevin Feeley

Tomorrow evening in the Leinster Junior Football Championship Quarter Final: Joule Park Aughrim Wicklow vs Kildare 7:00pm

The Kildare team has just been announced in the last few minutes: 

1

Declan Campbell

Raheens

2

Kevin Corrigan

Kill

3

Willie Burke

Two Mile House

4

Cian Sharkey

Sallins

5

Graham Waters

Raheens

6

Eoin McMonagle

Clogherinkoe

7

Nathan Sherry

Two Mile House

8

Mark Grace

St. Kevins

9

Liam Power

Raheens

10

David Malone

Raheens

11

Mark Nolan

Clogherinkoe

12

Eoghan Lawless

Suncroft

13

Conor Murray

St. Kevins

14

John Jennings

Raheens

15

Barry Noone

St. Kevins

16

Craig Shannon

Rathangan

17

Emmet Ralph

Sallins

18

Shane Maughan

Ellistown

19

Stephen O’Leary

Kill

20

Brian Travers

Rathcoffey

21

Declan Flatherty

St. Kevins

22

Declan Keane

Kilcock

23

Conor Sheridan

Kilcock

On Wednesday, in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship, Group 2, Round 2: Netwatch Cullen Park Carlow vs Kildare 7:00pm

 

Cork star Rena Buckley has confirmed her retirement from inter-county action.

The dual star won 18 All Ireland titles in Camogie and football in a dazzling career with Cork.

The 31 years old won 11 senior All Ireland Football titles, and seven senior All Ireland Camogie medals and is still just 31.

Schools Result from today: Top Oil Leinster Juvenile football “C” Final  Cross & Passion Kilcullen 3-10 Ballymahon Voc. School  2-10           

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Bohemians goalkeeper Shane Supple has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for the friendlies with France and the USA.

Manager Martin O'Neill is without Darron Randolph, Keiren Westwood and Rob Elliot for the two games.

 

Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata and Marcos Alonso have been left out of the Spain squad for the World Cup finals.

Valencia's Rodrigo, Iago Aspas of Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa are the three strikers in the chosen 23.

Spain begin their Group B campaign against Portugal in Sochi on June 15th.

 

Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson has been give a two-year community order and banned from driving for 40 months after he admitted drink driving.

The Court was informed that the former Sunderland player was going through a number of psychological issues at the time, for which he is now receiving treatment. 

Sunderland suspended Gibson with immediate effect after he was charged with drink driving in March: his 2nd such offence in three years.

 

In the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division tonight.
Leaders Dundalk host Waterford.
Second placed Cork City go to Limerick.
Bottom side Bray Wanderers are away to Derry City.

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Caelan Doris will captain the Irish Rugby team at the Under 20 World Cup, which kicks off in France next week.

The Leinster back row forward missed the Six Nations due to a hamstring injury.

Ireland open their campaign against the hosts in Perpignan, before games against South Africa and Georgia in Narbonne.

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The World Amateur Team Championships will be staged at Carton House in Maynooth this Autumn.

Teams from 72 countries will stay in Maynooth, the majority in a special ‘Athlete Village’ style campus in Maynooth University.

Golfers, captains and officials begin arriving from 24th August with the women’s world championship for the Espirito Santo Trophy getting underway from 29th August. A week later the men’s teams arrive and the Eisenhower Trophy competition tees off on 5th September.

Tickets for the events are free of charge but those wishing to attend are asked to register for them in advance at www.watc2018.ie

 Notable past players in the World Amateur Team Championships include Jack Nicklaus (1960), Phil Mickelson (1990), Tiger Woods (1994), Sergio Garcia (1996 & 1998), Rory McIlroy (2006), Rickie Fowler (2008), Stephanie Meadow (2012), Justin Thomas (2012), Jon Rahm (2014), Paul Dunne (2014), Maria Dunne (2014), Leona Maguire (2010, 2012 & 2016)

 

Royal Hague hosts this year’s European Amateur Championship from June 27th to 30th and the Golfing Union of Ireland has named a six-man squad for the trip to the Netherlands.

 

Robin Dawson (Tramore), Alex Gleeson (Castle), Rowan Lester (Hermitage), Tiarnan McLarnon (Massereene), Conor Purcell (Portmarnock) and Jonathan Yates (Naas).

 

Jonathan Yates has also been named on the Ireland team for the for the St Andrews Links Trophy.

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A vet who has worked with Willie Mullins for the past decade has been charged with passing on inside information.

Tim Brennan is accused of informing his brother about an injury sustained by favourite Faugheen prior to his withdrawl from the 2016 Cheltenham Festival.

Brennan's brother Michael is accused of using the information to his advantage in the betting market.

Mullins is not involved in the case brought by the B-H-A and there's no suggestion he or his yard were aware of the Brennans' actions.

***This evening’s Kildare Scoreboard at 6.30 will review all the weekend Kildare action: results, reports and manager interviews with Cian O’Neill, Joe Quaid, football captain Kevin Feeley Ladies U16 manager Terry Boyle and team captain Laoise Lenaghan, KDFL Naas manager Eoin Giblin and Ballycane’s Kevin Higgins and moreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.

 

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