The GAA has confirmed its panels of referees for the 2016 Championship in Hurling and Gaelic Football.
Down's Ulster SFC preparations have suffered a blow with the news that goalkeeper Michael Cunningham suffered a serious knee injury over the weekend.
Congratulations to Katie McGilligan, Eileen Hamill and the entire Down Minor Camogie team who won the All Ireland B Final on Saturday beating Roscommon 1-6 to 0-6!
Tuesday 19th April - Intermediate League
11am Men's Shed activities, & 12.30pm Men's fitness, everyone welcome; 7pm Senior Camogie An Riocht v Ballycran; 7pm Senior Football An Riocht v Clann Na Banna; 9pm Lotto.
A great day to be Irish ... and particularly a Dub!
Numbers Drawn: 1 - 18 - 19 - 21 There are no jackpot winners this week.
The U16's and U14's both had derby games against parish neighbours Castlewellan last week. The U16's won their match and the U14's very nearly did the same.
Sunday mornings Eire Og U-12 game against Bosco B was a thrilling encounter
Lotto - This weeks lotto results 1, 8, 11, 24.
"They are the athletes people came to watch today, and for them to be treated that way I don't think was appropriate."
The draws for the second round of the Christy Ring and Nicky Rackard Cups were made this evening.
There were wins for London, Roscommon, Meath and Antrim on the opening day of the 2016 Christy Ring Cup competition.
All roads led to Croke Park this weekend as the first two of the NFL finals took place.
There are four great games in store this weekend at Croke Park and they are very unique to most of the other games that take place in headquarters throughout the year.
Saturday sees 10 hurling championship games taking place around the country as the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup competitions get underway.
The GAA has launched details of a new national hurling competition that will celebrate mass participation and champion several exciting new initiatives in the game.
Kevin McKernan expects to be ready for Down's June 5th Ulster SFC clash with holders Monaghan.
Fixtures for upcoming week
Lotto - This weeks lotto results 2, 10, 16, 23.
The Cork senior footballers had the craic with Conor McGregor in Portugal...
The U16's and U14's had no fixture last week however both teams enjoyed challenge games away to Carrickcruppen and Bryansford respectively in the past week.