With another hectic weekend of club championship fare in store, we pick out seven matches to keep close tab on…
Mayo SFC round 2
Castlebar Mitchels v Westport, Pairc Josie Munnelly, 4pm – MayoGAATV
Mitchels will be out for revenge following last year’s 0-15 to 0-8 defeat to Lee Keegan’s side, which saw them miss out on a place in the knockout stages for the first time in 14 years.
Leitrim SFC semi-final
Ballinamore v St Mary’s Kiltoghert, Avant Money Pairc Sean Diarmada, 4.30pm – live.leitrimgaa.ie
The first of the weekend’s Leitrim SFC semi-finals pits the previous two beaten finalists against each other.
Kilkenny SHL final
Bennettsbridge v Clara, UPMC Nowlan Park, 1pm – BeoSport
The ‘Bridge meet Clara in the league decider in what should be a tasty affair between the near neighbours who have both already guaranteed themselves a place in the championship quarter-finals.
Waterford SHC final
Ballygunner v Roanmore, Walsh Park, 2pm – TG4
43 games unbeaten, the Gunners stand on the brink of an historic eight-in-a-row of titles, while Roanmore contest their first senior final since 1990.
Tyrone SFC preliminary round
Ardboe v Dromore, Pomeroy, 3pm – BeoSport
It’s back down to business for Tyrone’s All-Ireland winning heroes as the fiercely competitive O’Neill Cup race goes to post – no club has retained the title in 15 years.
Galway SFC round 3
Annaghdown v Claregalway, Tuam Stadium, 3.45pm – TG4
This winner-takes-all Group 3 clash promises to a cracker and gets the TG4 treatment as part of a live double-header with the Waterford SHC final.
Limerick SHC quarter-final
Adare v Patrickswell, LIT Gaelic Grounds, 4pm – Limerick GAA TV
A last-four meeting against either Na Piarsaigh or Doon awaits, as Adare look to carry their winning form to the knockouts.