Talented teenagers Amy Byrne and Sarah Fleming could see action for Laois in today's All-Ireland minor camogie 'B' semi-final against Derry after arriving home from a major basketball tournament in Greece last night.
SHE did not have to return to the fold, having taken a year out after more than a decade representing Kildare but Siobhán Hurley did not feel comfortable walking away for good in the Lilies' time of need.
National Go Games Week should see 60,000 children getting an opportunity to play in blitzes in each of the 32 counties during the school Easter holidays to mark the start of the 2019 Go Games playing season.
The Final pairings of Divisions 2 and 3 of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues have been decided, as 14-player Tipperary got the better of last year's runners-up Westmeath by 3-9 to 1-12 in a thriller to set up a clash with Kilkenny in the second-tier decider
SIX days after coming on as a sub for Gailltír in their agonising one-point All-Ireland Intermediate Club Final defeat to Clonduff at Croke Park, Aoife Fitzgerald scored two goals and three points in the Masita All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools' Senior A Final at Donaghmore Ashbourne.
SHE may have been player of the match for a second year in a row but a shivering Tina Hannon, glad to have escaped the heavy snowfall outside, quite rightly emphasised the collective culture as Slaughtneil of Derry claimed a famous third AIB All-Ireland Senior Camogie title in succession and sealed a stunning Ulster double, after Down side Clonduff's earlier Intermediate success.
TINA HANNON scored a goal and six points and was named player of the match for the second year in succession as Slaughtneil completed a remarkable AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Championship three-in-a-row while the snow fell at Croke Park.
Neither Derry nor Wexford are challenging for top-flight glory but such is the beauty of the AIB All-Ireland Club Championship that the power rankings at intercounty level do not always translate directly.
It isn't only because it gives them something else to talk about that the people of Hilltown have become completely caught up in Clonduff's impending appearance in the AIB All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Club Championship Final at Croke Park.
Kilkenny will resume their rivalry with Cork and Galway will take on Limerick in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 Semi-Finals as a result of the last round of group action, while Offaly must do battle with Wexford to determine who makes the drop to the second tier.
AILISH O'REILLY hit a goal and three points while Carrie Dolan slotted eight points from placed balls as Galway assured themselves of a place in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 Semi-Finals when getting the better of Waterford by 1-14 to 1-6 at Carriganore.
Should the GAA get involved in any future campaign for a United Ireland?