Today's meeting of the GAA's Central Council has decided to condense the schedule for the AIB All-Ireland club senior championships and move the senior finals next year from March 17 to a new date in January.
The GAA's Central Council has this morning unanimously agreed to send forward two separate proposals on the formation of a Tier 2 All-Ireland senior football championship out to the wider membership for discussion.
"To be very honest about it, our eyes were just on the Leinster final. The dates, and who we're going to play, we'll have to look at that over the coming days. Tonight for us is all about the Leinster final, celebrating that."
There are three provincial titles up for grabs this weekend in the All-Ireland senior football championships while the second round of the qualifiers sees eight games down for decision across the country. Here are our previews:
An epic Nowlan Park encounter between Galway and Kilkenny was the highlight of the hurling weekend while supporters of Limerick, Cork and Wexford also had cause for celebration. Here is our hurling team of the week...
"The implications of defeat more than focused the mind. For us, it was an inconceivable though, let alone a reality. There was no way we were going to let it go today that we were going to exit the Championship at this early stage."