Two goals from Niamh Rockett gave Waterford their first triumph of the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship and set up a winner-takes-all clash against Westmeath on Sunday week with a place in the Quarter-Finals up for grabs.
Westmeath were brought back to earth with a bump by a ruthless Kilkenny, who almost assured themselves of a place in the Semi-Final of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship as a result of the 6-23 to 1-7 victory at John Locke's GAA grounds in Callan.
With all the talk of a new normal, Down have the comfort blanket of a familiar normal, as they prepare for a humdinger of an Ulster derby against Derry to get the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship under way.
Maintaining consistency is always difficult when drawing from a minute pool of players, with success often followed by periods of distressing downturn due to the unavailability of even a handful of key operators.
Galway got their defence of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship under way with a swashbuckling performance against a gritty Wexford to prevail by 5-17 to 3-9 in their Group 1 tie at Bellefield.
Westmeath marked their debut in the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship with a famous victory over Limerick, while Kilkenny pulled away in the second half to claim the spoils in the south-east derby with Waterford.
Cork have been handed a walkover in the All-Ireland senior camogie championship opening round after opponents Offaly revealed that they are withdrawing from Saturday's Group 1 fixture due to a positive Covid-19 case within their management team, with a number of players having to self-isolate as a result.
The redevelopment of Antrim GAA's Casement Park has taken a major step forward after the decision to recommend planning approval for a new 34,000-seater stadium on the existing Andersonstown Road site in Belfast.
The fate of the 2020 inter-county championships hangs in the balance today as the Government is set to debate a recommendation from NPHET to move the country to Level 5 of the Resilience and Recovery Living with Covid-19 plan.