Reports claim that Liam Sheedy will become the Tipperary Senior Hurling manager.
It’s believed the 2010 All Ireland winning manager will be installed as Michael Ryan's successor at a County Board meeting next week.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang added to his remarkable goal scoring record in the Europa League last night
He scored twice for Arsenal as the Gunners opened their campaign with a comfortable 4-2 win over Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava at the Emirates Stadium.
The Gabonese striker has now scored 21 goals in his last 25 European games.
An early Willian goal gave Chelsea a 1 nil victory over PAOK Salonika in Greece.
Leigh Griffiths scored two minutes from time to give Celtic a 1 nil win at home to Rosenborg.
This evening in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, defending champions Cork City host leaders Dundalk.
Dundalk have a six-point lead in the table and a game in hand.
Rory McIlroy is two shots off the lead heading into the second round of the season ending Tour Championship in Georgia.
He’s in a share of 5th place on 5 under par.
Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler jointly lead by a shot from Gary Woodland and Justin Rose.
At the Portugal Masters, Shane Lowry is in second place on 7 under par, one shot behind the leader Lucas Herbert.
Paul Dunne is 3-under-par,
Padraig Harrington is two over.
In the Pro-14 this evening, Munster are away to a Cardiff Blues side who have lost their first three games of the season.
Conference B leaders Ulster play the Cheetahs in South Africa.
Ireland’s show jumpers have qualified for the final at the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina, USA.
A clear round from anchor rider Cian O'Connor clinched the final place.
The final begins at 6.30pm Irish time this evening and the top six teams will qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Today’s racing is in Ballinrobe and Dundalk.
Reminder: It’s a huge weekend in Kildare GAA, with the county senior hurling semi finals, the intermediate hurling final, the quarter finals and relegation semi finals of the senior and intermediate football championships and 5 Ladies football county finals. Kfm will have live updates of all the games tomorrow and Sunday on Sportsbeat from 2 pm each day.
This morning’s Kildare Today at 10.45am and this evenings Weekend Preview will analyse all the weekend action.