Tuesday 12 December 2017

Lilies launch new jersey


MANAGER Kieran McGeeney and several players will attend the opening of Kildare's new GAA store in Whitewater Shopping Centre, Newbridge tomorrow evening (6.0).

The Kildare County Board plan to use the occasion to launch a new jersey for the 2012 season. Tegral will continue to sponsor the team for a 20th year.

Meanwhile, Kerry will sport a new crest on their county jerseys next year. Described as "traditional-looking, but with a clean, sharp, contemporary look," it features images of Kerry flora, fauna, landscape and artistry. It was designed by Tralee-based The Design Gang.


Three Rock Rovers return to Leinster action at the weekend after taking a mauling in national competition, WRITES DAVID MEDCALF.

However, their game against Pembroke Wanderers offers little prospect of respite after a worrying run of defeats.

Last Saturday, Three Rock were emphatically removed from the Irish Senior Cup by Railway Union, who clocked up five goals in the process.

Now they must meet a Pembroke outfit buoyed by their cup victory over a well-fancied Monkstown team.

To compound Three Rock's problems, first-team regulars Ross Canning and Harry Morris have been called up for Leinster U-18 duties.

Coach Gene Muller has announced a squad of 18 for the Ireland senior women's trip to Argentina in December.

They will depart on Sunday, December 4 and will face South Africa, India and Argentina over an 11-day period.

Squad in factfile


WATERFORD native Seamus Power purred into contention at the PGA Tour's Q-School Second Stage in Humble, Texas, yesterday as a second-round 66 left him in a six-way tie for eighth, one ahead of Major winner Rich Beem and well inside the top-20 who will proceed to Final Qualifying after 72 holes.

Feargal Rafferty shares 70th place, 10 shots off the pace.

Irish Independent

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