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ANGLING

Salmon

Killarney Lakes & Lough Leane:

13 salmon, landed by local anglers for the week averaging 8 – 11 lbs.

Killarney Flesk:

6 salmon landed for the week, average weight 8 lbs.

Munster Blackwater:

Water levels have been dropping and anglers are now fly fishing and hoping for good sport.

Lough Currane:

Well known angler, Liam Ellis caught the first specimen sea trout of the year on the troll and weighing 7 lb.

River Laune:

There were lovely conditions for fishing but the salmon did not oblige any of the anglers in the past week.

Carrowmore Lake:

2 salmon were landed on a Green Peter fly by two anglers with the best fish weighing 11 lbs.

Drowes:

There was a good improvement in salmon with fish to 13 lbs. taken in the past week.

Trout

East Coast:

Anglers enjoyed good rainbow trout fishing, during a charity event at the Courtlough Fishery near Balbriggan.

Rye & Liffey:

The rivers had hatches of olives in the past week on a few of the warmer days and trout were caught on dry and nymph patterns.

Lough Owel:

Hatches of fly have started to appear in the midlands and catches of trout should improve there.

Lough Lene:

Nearby, Brian Brennan won the Lough Lene Cup with plenty of trout recorded by competitors on the lough.

Lough Sheelin:

Despite the poor weather there was again some wonderful trout caught on big flies.

Loughs Corrib and Mask:

Trout are now coming regularly to the fly where the first hatches of Duckfly have been seen in recent days.

Lough Conn:

Fly anglers are also catching some nice trout on the fly well known angling guide, Kenny Sloan caught a big trout of 82 cms., while trolling a roach for a pike.

Sea

Co. Down:

Kayak anglers are much in the news these days both in freshwater and at sea. A group went out from Ardglass Pier and caught small pollack and a few oddly marked scorpion fish.

Tralee Bay:

Tralee SAC held a shore competition and flounders, along with small mullet and thornback ray were caught in the harsh conditions.

Coarse

Rathdaire Lake:

A lovely double figure sized common carp was the first carp reported this year for Martin McHugh on the Kildare Laois border.

Lough Aisling:

Near Edenderry, the Daingean Match anglers enjoyed a great competition at a weekend with good catches of fish recorded on the day.

River Barrow:

Near Graiguenamanagh, dace and roach featured in catches by members of the Portobello anglers.

Lough Muckno:

The Go & Catch Feeder Fishing Team had an outing on a sunny cold day and while fishing was tough, they all caught fish including a few small bream.

Co. Fermanagh:

Steve Neely reported a great day out after good pike catching good fish on jigs including some fine spawning fish.

The Midlands:

Angling guide, Mick Flanagan reported a good week for pike anglers on a number of venues.

Melview Lodge:

Angling guide, Kevin Lyons reported a tough week but dead-baits and fly worked well catching good pike for a party of French anglers during the week.

Fixtures

Sunday:

North Kerry SAC monthly shore at Fenit Pier, from 4 – 8pm

BASKETBALL

NBA:

Boston Celtics 106 LA Clippers 119, Brooklyn Nets 107 LA Lakers 99, Cleveland Cavaliers 87 Philadelphia 76ers 86, Indiana Pacers 104 Dallas Mavericks 99, Miami Heat 109 Detroit Pistons 102, New Orleans Pelicans 110 Minnesota Timberwolves 88, Phoenix Suns 97 Oklahoma City Thunder 109, San Antonio Spurs 103 Memphis Grizzlies 89, Washington Wizards 91 Houston Rockets 99

BOXING

Nikolay Pavlyukov Youth Memorial in Anapa, Russia

52kg W Donoghue (Ireland

) beat A Oshorov (Russia) 3-0, 64kg K Molloy (Ireland)

beat A Kakulyan (Russia) 3-0.

GAA

Saturday, April 4:

Allianz NFL Division 4:

Leitrim v Waterford, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada (N Cullen), 3pm.

Allianz NHL Division 2A final:

Westmeath v Kerry, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick (T Carroll), 3pm

Allianz NHL Division 2B final:

Kildare v Meath, Cusack Park, Mullingar (C Cunning), 3pm.

Allianz NHL Division 3A final:

Tyrone v Monaghan, Keady (L McAuley), 3pm.

Allianz NHL 3B final:

Longford v Warwickshire, Donaghmore, Ashbourne (G Quilty), 3pm.

Croke Cup final (Post primary schools SAHC):

Thurles CBS v St Kieran’s College, Semple Stadium, 5pm.

Paddy Buggy Cup final (Post primary schools SBHC):

Mountrath Community School v Cross and Passion, Ballycastle, Semple Stadium, 3.15pm.

Dr O’Sullivan Cup final (Post primary schools SCFC final):

Colaiste Ghobnatan v Ardscoil Rathangan, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, 1pm.

Sunday, April 5

Allianz NFL Division 1:

Mayo v Donegal, Elverys MacHale Park, Castlebar (D Coldrick), 3pm; Derry v Cork, Owenbeg (C Reilly), 3pm; Monaghan v Dublin, Clones (M Deegan), 3pm; Tyrone v Kerry, Healy Park, Omgh (E Kinsella), 3pm.

Allianz NFL Division 2:

Westmeath v Roscommon, Cusack Park, Mullingar (F Kelly), 3pm; Down v Laois, Páirc Esler, Newry (R Hickey), 3pm; Galway v Kildare, Tuam Stadium (S Hurson), 3pm; Meath v Cavan, Páirc Tailteann (B Cassidy), 3pm.

Allianz NFL Division 3:

Sligo v Armagh, Markievicz Park (D Fahy), 3pm; Louth v Limerick, Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda (M McNally), 3pm; Clare v Fermanagh, Cusack Park, Ennis (M Duffy), 3pm; Tipperary v Wexford, Clonmel (D Gough), 3pm.

Allianz NFL Division 4:

Wicklow v London, Blessington (G McCormack), 2pm; Carlow v Longford, Netwatch Cullen Park (Bermingham), 2pm; Offaly v Antrim, O’Connor Park (L Devenney), 2pm.

Sunday, April 19

Allianz NHL semi-finals:

Cork v Dublin, Nowlan Park, 2pm; Tipperary v Waterford, Nowlan Park, 4pm.

GOLF

USPGA Tour:

Valero Texas Open, TPC San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

(USA unless stated, par 72):

277

J Walker 71 67 69 70

281

J Spieth 71 69 71 70

284

B Horschel 72 70 71 71

285

C Hadley 71 72 71 71, D Summerhays 71 73 72 69

286

D Johnson 78 72 68 68, R Palmer 70 75 73 68

287

C Kirk 71 71 73 72, B Steele 74 68 72 73, S Pinckney 73 72 69

73

288

J Kokrak 72 71 71 74, C Hoffman 67 72 79 70, K Reifers 77 68

75 68, J Peterson 74 72 74 68

289

C Ortiz (Mex) 79 67 70 73, J Merrick 72 72 72 73, K J Choi (Kor) 75

70 73 71, M Kuchar 72 74 74 69, C Percy (Aus) 72 74 74 69

290

K Na 72 68 75 75, A Baddeley (Aus) 68 71 76 75, P Perez 78 71 69

72, G McNeill 74 70 75 71, Z Johnson 71 71 72 76, B Molder 73 74 71

72

291

S Stefani 79 70 72 70, M Jones (Aus) 77 71 68 75, G Woodland 75

75 68 73, K Kisner 76 70 76 69

292

P Mickelson 70 72 74 76, B Todd 73 70 75 74, B Grace (Rsa)

75 71 75 71, B Garnett 76 72 74 70, H English 75 72 73 72

293

B Hurley III 74 74 73 72, M Warren (Sco) 74 74 75 70, H

Swafford 79 71 70 73, J Huh 73 72 74 74, M Every 78 71 71 73

294

C Campbell 78 72 76 68, S Piercy 72 76 70 76, W McGirt 72 77

74 71, C Tringale 75 74 74 71

295

M Thompson 73 73 73 76, C Beckman 71 72 79 73, D Love III

76 74 71 74, D Lingmerth (Swe) 74 71 76 74, J Curran 77 73 71 74, F

Gomez (Arg) 72 74 71 78

296

B Davis (Eng) 73 73 75 75, S Noh (Kor) 74 72 76 74, L

Guthrie 76 73 70 77, F Jacobson (Swe) 77 73 74 72, J Overton 75 70 74

77, M Laird (Sco) 76 71 73 76

297

M Homa 69 81 77 70, S Brown 75 72 73 77

298

S Langley 78 70 78 72, R Garrigus 75 70 81 72, J Furyk 76 74 76

72, R Goosen (Rsa) 74 75 74 75, S Lowry (Irl) 74 74 75 75, B Adams

76 73 75 74

299

B Stuard 74 75 78 72, D Fathauer 78 71 76 74

300

A Romero (Arg) 75 71 76 78, K Chappell 73 73 73 81

301

T Finau 79 69 76 77, S Park (Kor) 72 74 77 78, J Vegas (Ven)

76 71 77 77

302

T Merritt 74 76 75 77

304

T Birdsey 73 74 78 79, A Putnam 76 71 78 79

305

W MacKenzie 77 72 80 76

306

M Putnam 76 71 76 83

USPGA Champions Tour:

Mississippi Gulf Resort

(USA unless stated, par 72):

206

D Frost (Rsa) 68 70 68

207

T Lehman 71 66 70, K Sutherland 68 67 72

208

J Durant 67 72 69

209

C Montgomerie (Sco) 67 72 70, W Austin 68 71 70

210

B Andrade 69 71 70, T Pernice Jnr. 69 69 72

211

S Dunlap 74 65 72, J Coceres (Arg) 73 70 68, O Browne 71 68 72

212

M Allen 70 70 72, B Bryant 72 72 68

213

J Maggert 73 70 70

214

K Perry 73 72 69, F Couples 71 70 73

215

B Faxon 68 73 74, L Janzen 71 74 70, G Sauers 68 72 75, P

Senior (Aus) 71 73 71

216

E Toledo (Mex) 76 72 68

217

M O’Meara 74 69 74, B Bryant 78 70 69, S Hoch 73 69 75, MA Jimenez (Spa) 76 70 71, M Goodes 71 74 72

218

K Triplett 70 75 73, G Boros 72 75 71, J Huston 72 71 75, S

Ames (Can) 71 73 74

219

S Pate 77 73 69, P Goydos 76 74 69, S Lowery 75 72 72, J

Coston 73 73 73, JD Blake 73 75 71

220

J Smith 73 75 72, M Dawson 73 71 76, L Roberts 69 73 78

221

J Sluman 75 74 72, M Hatalsky 73 72 76, R Spittle (Can) 74 72 75,

J Hart 73 73 75, D Waldorf 75 73 73, M Wiebe 76 73 72, B Glasson 74

75 72, R Mediate 74 74 73

222

B Henninger 76 73 73, T Byrum 73 73 76, M Brooks 75 75 72, B

Gilder 74 75 73, T Armour III 79 73 70, B Tway 73 75 74, J Rutledge

(Can) 76 77 69, S Lyle (Sco) 76 73 73

World rankings:

1 Rory McIlroy (Irl)

10.99, 2 Henrik Stenson (Swe) 7.80, 3 Bubba Watson (USA) 7.57, 4 Jordan Spieth (USA) 6.90,5 Jason Day (Aus) 6.50, 6 Adam Scott (Aus) 6.41, 7 Dustin Johnson (USA) 5.99, 8 Sergio Garcia (Spa) 5.86, 9 Jim Furyk (USA) 5.78, 10 Jimmy Walker (USA) 5.57, 11 Justin Rose (Eng) 5.30, 12 Rickie Fowler (USA) 4.69, 13 Martin Kaymer (Ger) 4.64, 14 Matt Kuchar (USA) 4.58, 15 Patrick Reed (USA) 4.54, 16 Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn) 4.20, 17 Billy Horschel (USA) 4.06, 18 Victor Dubuisson (Fra) 3.66, 19 Brooks Koepka (USA) 3.64, 20 J.B. Holmes (USA) 3.61, 21 Phil Mickelson (USA) 3.45, 22 Kevin Na (USA) 3.40, 23 Chris Kirk (USA) 3.37, 24 Zach Johnson (USA) 3.32, 25 Ryan Palmer (USA) 3.30, 26 Bill Haas (USA) 3.25, 27 Ryan Moore (USA) 3.21, 28 Jamie Donaldson (Wal) 3.20, 29 Graeme McDowell (Irl)

3.20, 30 Lee Westwood (Eng) 3.18, 31 Ian Poulter (Eng) 2.99, 32 Hunter Mahan (USA) 2.96, 33 Anirban Lahiri (Ind) 2.95, 34 Louis Oosthuizen (Rsa) 2.93, 35 Brandt Snedeker (USA) 2.90, 36 Charl Schwartzel (Rsa) 2.87, 37 Joost Luiten (Ned) 2.78, 38 Keegan Bradley (USA) 2.78, 39 Stephen Gallacher (Sco) 2.76, 40 Matt Every (USA) 2.66,41 Branden Grace (Rsa) 2.64, 42 Bernd Wiesberger (Aut) 2.62, 43 Thongchai Jaidee (Tha) 2.60, 44 Webb Simpson (USA) 2.56, 45 Shane Lowry (Irl)

2.49, 46 Gary Woodland (USA) 2.46, 47 Daniel Willett (Eng) 2.42, 48 Paul Casey (Eng) 2.40, 49 Luke Donald (Eng) 2.40, 50 Brendon Todd (USA) 2.39

Also:

83 Padraig Harrington (Irl)

1.73

ICE HOCKEY

NHL:

Carolina Hurricanes 1 Boston Bruins 2 (OT), Nashville Predators 2 Calgary Flames 5, New Jersey Devils 1 Anaheim Ducks 2, New York Islanders 5 Detroit Red Wings 4, New York Rangers 2 Washington Capitals 5, Ottawa Senators 2 Florida Panthers 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 3 San Jose Sharks 2 (SO), Winnipeg Jets 3 Chicago Blackhawks 4

RUGBY

IRELAND U19 SQUAD (v France):

V Abdaladze (Clontarf) , B Betts (Young Munster) , C Boomer (Cottelsoe, Australia), M Byrne (Terenure) , P Claffey (NUIG) , M Deegan (St Michaels College), L Free (Cardiff) , G Jones (UCD) , C Kenny (Garbally College), P Kiernan (UCC) , A McGrath (Ballymena Academy), J Molony (Clongowes College), M Melia (Terenure College) , C O’Brien (Clontarf) , J O’Brien (Newbridge College), V O’Brien (Cork Con), S O’Connor (Rockwell College), D O’Mahony (Young Munster) , J Poland (CBC Cork), A Porter (UCD), N Reilly (Ardee), J Rosborough (Ballymena) , H Sloan (Queens University) , J Stockdale (Queens University) , D Trayers (Cisterian College), J White (Cork Con).

SNOOKER

China Open, Beijing, China

First rd:

Ricky Walden (Eng) bt Cao Yupeng (Chn) 5-0, Gary Wilson (Gbr) bt Liang

Wenbo (Chn) 5-3, Kurt Maflin (Nor) bt Allister Carter (Eng) 5-4, Barry Hawkins (Eng) bt Gerard Greene (NIrl) 5-2, Jack Lisowski (Eng) bt Alan McManus (Sco) 5-4, Dechawat Poomjaeng (Tha) bt Neil Robertson (Aus) 5-4, Mark Davis (Eng) bt Kyren Wilson (Eng) 5-3, Dominic Dale (Wal) bt Jimmy Robertson (Eng) 5-3

TENNIS

ATP Challenger Tour, Raanana, Israe

l

Qualifying Draw first round:

(6) Alexis Musialek (Fra) bt Sam Barry (Irl) 5-7 6-3 6-2

GREYHOUNDS CURRAHEEN PARK

7.49:

525

: Avas Diamond, Ferndale Prancer, Gringos Maestro, Turbine Tia, Watch Out Jim, Cyclers Mia.

330:

Scarra Lad, Ballycannon Buck, Lukes Glory, Kenmare Bound, Tipandsip, Travara Walk.

525:

Parkgate Connie, Ballyboy Legend, Ardrath Scarlett, Dizzy Brae, Sun City, Mannix Spotty.

330:

Yahoo Barbie, Moulane Prince, Killuran Jim, Greenfield Robin, Whiteys Scarface, Skipping Dot.

525:

Godsend Gold, Ferndale Wiggy, Esker Groves, Standard Liaison, Weighbridge Diva, Deran Hawk.

525:

Chinook Caviar, Hilight Bound, Trumpers Karla, Pal O Mine, Leemount Daisy, Sanfrancisco Sky.

525:

Ballyboy Rover, Fairyfield High, Murdaniel Blonde, Canadian Kid, Gracefully, Dunbullogue Dan.

330

- Finger Toast, Charlesfield Tom, Fire And Flame, Carrowkeal Lily, Knockbrogan King, Hursul Kieran.

525:

Spur Floss, Charming Lady, Rockforest Laura, Ask Big Mike, Christmas Tiger, Furry Glen.

525:

Francescos Rebel, Woodbrook Legend, Fairyfield Ace, Sandman Sammy, Egmont Legend, Caoimhannas Budy.

550:

Tyford Tip, Gwan Slab, Droopys Camden, Big Red, Carrowkeal Bart. Bold Five.

HAROLDS CROSS

7.57: 525:

Modubeagh, Maisies Petal, Miss Diaz, Fantastic Freya, Gortkelly Spud, Doonanes Nibble.

525:

Gortkelly Ray, Surprising Sea, Boogiewoogie Bob, Orlac Boy, Too Close, Illhaveonerover.

525:

Gerfancy, Fantastic Rian, Kilfrush Bound, Lastchance Sandy, Mun Montana, Black Holly.

525:

Cosy Nan, Christines Pepe, Go Jakeo, Emers Honey, Ballyhobble Luke, Jonnybuythebook.

525:

Swift Magnum, Reef Ranger, Gravedigger, Clear Chance, Calzaghe Cleo, Beanos Bubba.

525:

Chaz For Croker, Hayeses Hob, Blue Battilion, Stapleton, Cosy Cutie, Kearneys Diesel.

525:

Starshineenigma, Goodtimer, Ushuaia, Moneyhill Raven, Lightsome Lass, Clonkeen Bid.

525:

Slaneyside Holby, Dundrum Sally, Runaway Lexi, Together, Soltisc Son, Burnt Oak Betty.

525:

Gods View, Cabra Sky, Slaneyside Dash, Arbour Master, Extortionist, Freffans Rowan.

525:

Nairobi Dancer, My Black Star, Rushwee Record, Beechview Girl, Opium Don, Arbour Star.

525:

Slaneyside Mink, Mad Lennon, Sooty Johnjo, Monamolin Taylor, Kishlawn Jack, Clydal Nellie.

TRALEE

7.52: 325

: Brackers Larry, Dublinfourdasher, Flaming Diva, Bawneen Pops , My Friend Paddy, Jeffs Alonso.

325:

Tower King, Ufigureitout, Ballynoe Ranger, Fire Height Pete, Kerrygold Duffer, Mission Blitz.

525:

No Na Never, Yesra, Leaha Maestro, Sarasota Rose, Ardrahan Gigi, Coom Fionn.

325:

Avas Sweetheart, Wood Viking, Ballyglen Scotch, Giveittome, Coolree Bod, Boss.

325:

Garrison Suzie, Stelcon Express, Jeffs View, Fire Height Fin, Mikes Katie, Bugs Bunny.

525:

Dungara Well, Rock Prospect, Glendale, Canitbemagic, Sign On Beauty, Skylar.

500:

Alone Seal, Knockeen Swift, Oak River, Millridge Jet, Papa Scoop, Samba Smurf.

500:

Clonkil Con, Ballyglen Ace, Clohur Bridge, Millridge Bandit, Killahas Mike, Blue Chief.

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