Lunchtime Sports Update


Northampton are set to bid for Ireland back Ian Madigan.

Reports in France suggest the Bordeaux player has been subject of interest from the Saints.

Last week ex Leinster player Madigan said he would not rule out a return to Ireland.

Ireland out half Joey Carberry is among 7 Leinster Academy players who have been awarded senior contracts.

Ross Byrne, Nick McCarthy, Rory O’Loughlin, Andrew Porter, James Ryan and Peadar Timmins also receive new deals.


Watford striker Mauro Zarate says he’s suffered a cruciate ligament injury – which means he’ll miss the rest of the season.

The Argentine posted the news on Instagram after being stretchered off during their 1-all Premier League draw with West Ham.

He only joined the club last month – and was making his third appearance.

Former Arsenal defender Justin Hoyte is training with Bray Wanderers.

However Bray boss Harry Kenny has told the Irish Mirror newspaper a deal to bring the former England under 21 to the Carlisle grounds is still only 50 -50.

The 32 year old former Middlesbrough , Sunderland and Millwall player is a free agent after leaving Dagenham and Redbridge.


Killarney are home to Causeway A at 8.30 this evening in Sea View Lodge Restaurant, Waterville Div 5 Mens League.

There’s also an 8.30 start in Div 4 Mixed League for Iveragh against Killarney.