St Mary’s will now face senior hurling next year, for the first time since their relegation in 2002.Seamus Kennedy says the club have to kick on from here… Photo: Stephen Gleeson St Mary’s, Clonmel have been crowned county intermediate hurling champions for 2017.They convincingly overcame Gortnahoe Glengoole last evening in Golden – 2-19 to 11 points.The Clonmel club’s last county final success was in Junior A, in 1975.
England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Jurgen Klopp labelled Naby Keita as a “fantastic football player” after Liverpool got their Premier League campaign off to a brilliant start with a 4-0 victory over West Ham.All eyes were on the Reds at the start of the season as they were very active in the transfer market this summer – spending over £175million on new players with £52m of that on Keita. Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes New signings Alisson Becker and Xherdan Shaqiri also made their first competitive appearances in a Liverpool shirt and the boss was happy with their displays too.Klopp added: “For a first game I think players could be nervous but both new players were not nervous.“Shaq [Shaqiri] was also not nervous when he came on. He was immediately a very lively figure on the pitch.”Liverpool’s next outing is a trip to Crystal Palace on Monday, August 20 while West Ham host Bournemouth on Saturday. How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? 2 NEW ERA Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? possible xi Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? Liverpool are top of the league after the opening weekend How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures ALTERED However, any nerves within the Liverpool camp were extinguished when Mohamed Salah gave them a 19th-minute lead with an easy tap-in.Keita played a huge role in the construction of the goal after finding space, gliding through the heart of the Hammers midfield before having the composure to lay the ball to Andy Robertson who then supplied the cross which Salah finished off.Sadio Mane scored two goals either side of half-time before Daniel Sturridge made an immediate impact from the bench to score Liverpool’s fourth and final goal of the game.Every Reds player put in a good shift but Keita was a star performer on what was his Premier League debut.His display in the first-half impressed some Liverpool fans on Twitter and Klopp echoed these views but claimed there would be more to come from the 23-year-old. smart causal Both fans and manager were happy with Keita’s performance REVEALED possible standings Klopp said: “He [Keita] is a fantastic football player. He doesn’t know how good he can be. We have no clue about it.“We have only seen signs of it so far. There’s a lot more to come as he’s still a young boy.“Hopefully he will stay injury-free and then the future is pretty nice.”Naby Keita watch: How the midfielder performed on his first competitive Liverpool outing silverware 2 Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade gameday Latest Premier League News
Details are being released of the scale of the 44th Running of the Donegal International Rally, which takes place from June 20th – 22nd next.It appears competitors are in for an epic weekend of motorsport on Donegal’s famous rally stages.Clerk of the Course Eamon McGee commented: “With a competitive distance of almost 302 Kms, with some stages being revised for 2014, there will be a sense of adventure and we might even see the return of some tactical driving. Mind you, going on past experience, the chances of that are slim! “I can report that the regulations are done, just awaiting a return from Motorsport Ireland and should be available in the next few weeks. The event website is currently been updated with accommodation and information that everyone needs for the event, so keep an eye on it over the next few weeks.“As ever, we are looking forward to a safe weekend for our competitors and also for all the visitors to the County. This year in particular we are asking rally supporters attending the Donegal International Rally to join with Donegal Motor Club’s campaign, in conjunction with the Road Safety Authority, to “Keep the Race in its Place”.“The Rally will start from An Grianan Theatre on Friday morning 20th June, with the cars on view at Parc Ferme each evening in the new Parc Ferme location at the end of the Port Road adjacent to the Donegal Motor Club office. It will finish at its ‘ancestral home’ at Rally HQ, the Mount Errigal Hotel in Letterkenny, on Sunday evening. I wish to thank all of these flagship Letterkenny institutions for their continuing support.“More information will follow shortly. I can assure both competitors and the 60,000 spectators expected to attend, that we are working hard to ensure the Donegal International Rally 2014 echoes the sense of adventure and fun started by the first rally back in 1971.” Coinciding with this announcement, John McCay, Press Officer for the 2014 Donegal International Rally says the rally Regulations and Entry Forms are now available from the website address, www.donegalrally.ie.John said that the many competitors and visitors will be patiently waiting for the Regulations.All this information may be fund on www.donegalrally.ie , on Twitter @Donegalrally_ie or Facebook.com/donegalrally.ie. BACK TO THE FUTURE AS DETAILS OF FUN DONEGAL INTERNATIONAL RALLY ARE RELEASED was last modified: April 30th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)