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Friday Evening Sport: Man Utd Drawn Away in Europa League Last 16; Key Weekend for Kildare Footballers and Hurlers.

: 02/28/2020 - 17:18

 

Manchester United will travel to Austria for the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have been drawn to face Austrian Bundesliga leaders L-A-S-K.

Wolves will be away to Arsenal's conquerors Olympiakos in the last16.

Rangers will play Bayer Leverkusen

The final team in the last 16 will be decided this evening, with Eintracht Frankfurt taking a 4-1 lead into their delayed second leg with Salzburg; the winners will face Basel.

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Norwich could really do with a win when they host Leicester in the Premier League tonight.

The top flight's bottom team are seven points from safety, with eleven games of the season remaining.

The visitors to Carrow Road are up in third - six points clear of fourth placed Chelsea.

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Last year's top two meet in the S-S-E Airtricity League Premier Division this evening.

Reigning champions Dundalk make the trip to Tallaght Stadium to play FAI Cup winners Shamrock Rovers.

Shelbourne host St Pat's, Derry City play Bohs: Finn Harps go to Cork.

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It’s a key weekend for Kildare hurlers and footballers League prospects.

The footballers are away to Laois tomorrow evening at 7pm and must win to get out of the relegation zone.

The hurlers top their Division 2B table and are away to Down on Sunday at 2pm.

The match has been switched from Ballycran to Liatroim, near Castlewellan.

Kfm will have commentary of both games, in association with Hanlon Concrete, Robertstown.,

This evening’s Weekend Preview from 6.25 will preview both games, including manager interviews

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Its also an important weekend for two Kildare Schools football teams.

Reigning Leinster champions, Naas CBS contest the Leinster semi final against Marist Athlone tomorrow at 1pm in Kinnegad.  Kfm will have live updates of the game.

Naas are going for 3 in a row Leinster titles

St. Farnan’s Prosperous play Ballybay Community in the All Ireland Senior D semi final in Darver, Co. Louth at 12 noon

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The Annual GAA Congress begins this evening.

Armagh's Jarlath Burns and former New York chairman Larry McCarthy are the frontrunners to succeed President John Horan.

Kfm will have live reports from the Congress.

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There's a repeat of last year's final in the Guinness PRO14 this evening.

Max Deegan starts for Conference A leaders Leinster in their match against third-place Glasgow at the RDS.

Conference B leaders Edinburgh play Cardiff Blues.

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Chris Farrell returns from Ireland duty to take his place at outside centre for Munster's meeting with the Scarlets tomorrow.

Academy back-row Jack O'Sullivan keeps his place at number-8.

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Ultane Dillane's been named in the Connacht second row for Sunday's game away to the Southern Kings.

Dave Heffernan has been named on the bench.

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Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will play at this year's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Mount Juliet.

The world number-1 controversially opted to skip last year's tournament at Lahinch.

This year's Irish Open will be played on the last weekend in May

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10-time Grade One winner Un De Sceaux has been retired following a ligament injury.

The Willie Mullins-trained 12-year-old enjoyed victories in the Arkle Chase and Ryanair Chase at the Cheltenham Festival during a glittering career.

He also landed two Champion Chases at Punchestown.

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Tomorrow's planned meeting at Navan has been called-off as a result of Storm Jorge

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