Veteran Eamonn Callaghan netted in the 52nd minute as Kildare came from behind to beat Westmeath by 1-19 to 1-11 in a SF challenge to mark the official 'switching on' of Kilcullen GAA's new floodlights.
Mullingar Shamrocks and Westmeath GAA official Tom Hunt has again joined the rank of published authors with his latest book The Little Book of Irish Athletics published by The History Press and scheduled for launch this evening in The Book Centre, Waterford at 6.30pm.
GAA stars Diarmuid Lyng, Eamon Fennell and Jane Adams were guests on RTE's Claire Byrne Live last night to explain why over 250 inter-county GAA players are going to sleep rough in solidarity with Ireland's homeless.
"Getting a Galway county title medal is like hen's teeth. The likes of Aonghus (Callanan) and David (Collins). It was their one shot, one chance and they had to take it. Fair play, both of them stood up as leaders on the pitch with everybody else out there."
2017 All-Ireland Football and Hurling finalists and rivals, Dublin's Paul Flynn; Mayo's Aidan O'Shea; Galway's Gearoid McInerney, and Waterford's Austin Gleeson front this year's Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign.
Based on feedback from club players and suggestions and guidance from senior GAA officials, the CPA has drafted eight motions for the 2018 Congress that have been placed into the GAA democratic decision making process through clubs nationwide.