On form Zebo helps Munster to victory

first_imgAnd the evening kick-off will see Treviso travel to play the Scarlets from 6pm. Andrew Smith and Dave Kilcoyne scored the other tries for Anthony Foley’s side at Thomond Park, with JJ hanrahan contributing three conversions.Elsewhere, Kieran Marmion scored the only try of the game at the Sportsground last night to help Connacht beat leinster by 10-9 and continue their winning start to the season and put them top of the table.In the Pro 12 today, The Dragons will host the Glasgow Warriors at Rodney Parade from 2:40.last_img read more

Hurling championship finals up for grabs this weekend

first_imgTwo more divisional senior hurling titles are up for grabs this weekend.Kilruane MacDonaghs and Kiladangan meet in the North decider.The latter’s manager Dan Hackett is hoping his side will perform on the big day… Kilruane boss Michael Ryan is delighted the club are in with a chance of winning a first title in just over quarter of a century.Throw-in in Cloughjordan on Sunday is at 2 o’clock – Tipp FM will bring you regular updates on the match.We’ll also have reports on the West Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Final and the Mid Tipperary Senior Football Championship Final – both of which take place on Sunday as well.last_img read more

UCLA expected to move on from TCU’s Jamie Dixon, report says

first_imgDixon, 53, studied under UCLA coach Ben Howland. He coached Pittsburgh to 11 NCAA tournament appearances in 13 years before moving on to TCU in 2016, where he led the Horned Frogs to one NCAA tournament appearance in three years.The Bruins have been crowned national champions 11 times, but haven’t reached the Final Four in more than a decade. To make matters worse, they haven’t won a national championship since 1995.UCLA parted ways with head coach Steve Alford back in December. It went on to finish the season 17-16, missing the NCAA tournament.TCU went 23-14 and lost in the fourth round of the NIT. Jamie Dixon might not be the frontrunner to become UCLA’s men’s basketball coach after all.Dixon reportedly agreed to leave TCU to join the Bruins, but negotiations have hit a snag. UCLA must pay an $8 million buyout to acquire the coach for next season, which is too steep a price to pay for the Bruins, according to an L.A. Times report. UCLA close to hiring TCU’s Jamie Dixon as next basketball coach, report says TCU’s Jamie Dixon mum on UCLA speculation Attempts were made to lower Dixon’s buyout price, but the report states TCU was unwilling to be flexible. So UCLA may be forced to pursue other candidates.Other notable names involved in Bruins coaching rumors include Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin, St. Mary’s Randy Bennett, and Texas’ Shaka Smart. Related Newslast_img read more