There were wins for Tipperary, Dublin, Offaly and Westmeath in their respective provincial hurling championship encounters at the weekend.
Goals proved the difference this afternoon in Tullamore as Offaly edged past Kerry and into the quarter-finals of the Leinster senior hurling championship.
We were set for a busy afternoon as we had no fewer than six games down for decision.
A brilliant weekend of betting was had last weekend with a number of very profitable bets landing, leaving us nearly +10 points for the first weekend of championship betting.
Never short of an anectode or two, Tomás Ó Sé recalls a moment of light relief from 18 years ago in today's Irish Independent.
Offaly manager Eamonn Kelly has revealed his starting 15 for tomorrow's make-or-break Leinster SHC round-round clash with Kerry.
It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.
Here are our previews for the 12 senior hurling fixtures taking place around the country this weekend.
Offaly must plan for their do or die Leinster SHC round robin clash against Kerry without their inspirational captain Colin Egan.
Jordan Conway, Brandon Barrett and Philip Lucid come into the Kerry attack for Sunday's Leinster SHC round-robin showdown with Offaly at O'Connor Park.
Kerry selector James McCarthy believes that their league win over Offaly will count for nothing when the sides clash in the Leinster SHC on Sunday.
We've seen it before. Kilkenny suffer a rare off day.
Former Kerry star Paul Galvin is said to be considering a move to Kilmacud Crokes, according to sources within Dublin club.
The GAA-GPA Opel Player of the Month winners for April are Dublin footballer Ciaran Kilkenny and Clare hurler Conor McGrath.
To be successful at inter-county level these days counties have no option but to loosen the purse strings, says Darragh Ó Sé, and fundraising is a necessary evil.
Here's our first championship football team of the week...
The GAA Museum today opened a new exhibition, "Ireland's Olympians" which celebrates the nation's Olympic medalists, with a special emphasis on medal winners from 1924 when Ireland first competed as an independent nation.
It's that time of year again...
Peter Crowley showed why he is one of the best attacking half backs in the game with this brilliant goal for Mid Kerry in the first round of the Kerry SFC yesterday.
Following their 2-21 to 2-13 victory over Longford in the Leinster SFC Round 1, Offaly will now meet Westmeath in TEG Cusack Park on June 12th in the Leinster SFC quarter-finals.
"Unless we build on it, it's no good. It's pointless unless we prepare ourselves as best we possibly can, and be as good as good as we possibly can be in Mullingar."
The last two winners of the Kerry SFC have been drawn against each other in round 2A.