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Thurs Lunch Sport Update

: 05/23/2019 - 14:11

Plans to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams have been abandoned.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino had proposed increasing the tournament but the sport's world governing body has now determined it's not practical

The change would have required Qatar to share hosting duties with other countries in the region.

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At the Made In Denmark Open, Paul Dunne is three-under-par par after the opening round.

The joint leaders are the England pair of Paul Waring and Matthew Southgate, Italy’s Eduardo Molinari and Spain’s Alejandro Canizares – all 5 under par.

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In the EMS Copiers Senior Football League last night, Moorefield missed going top of Division 1 when an injury time goal and a strong finish gave Naas a 2-15 to 2-19 win.

Naas go top of the table on 11 points to Celbridge's, Round Towers and Moorefield - each with 11 points.

The Kildare minor hurling team to play Meath in the Leinster championship in St. Conleth’s Park on Saturday evening at 7 o’clock has been named.

1    Alo Hackett    Rathangan
2    Peter O’Donoghue    Naas
3    Matthew Eustace    Maynooth
4    Sean Conway    Naas
5    Paul Dolan    Eire óg Corra Choill
6    Cian Shanahan    Clane
7    Aidan Mooney    Clane
8    Ferran O'Sullivan    Naas
9    Conan Boran    Naas
10    Colmán O'Donovon    Celbridge
11    Rossa Stapleton    Naas
12    Jack Higgins    Eire Óg Corra Choill
13    Darragh Melville    Leixlip
14    Cathal McCabe    Maynooth
15    David Qualter    Maynooth
16    Keith O’Callaghan    Leixlip
17    Eoin Kelliher    Maynooth
18    Daragh McMahon    Kill
19    Johnny Owens    Celbridge
20    Matthew Whelan    Naas
21    Eoin McConnon    Sallins
22    Rossa O'Brien    Kilcock
23    Aidan O'Brien    Moorefield
24    Tadgh Halpin    Celbridge
Bainisteoir :    Cathal Fenton
Maor Foirne:    Chris Murray
Selectors:    Eoin Stapleton/Paul Qualter

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Lewis Hamilton was quickest in opening practice for Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix.

The Mercedes driver was fractionally quicker than Red Bull's Max Verstappen, with Valtteri Bottas third.

Less than a tenth of a second split the top three.

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There's racing is inTipperary today, beginning at 5.05.

 

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