In this, the fourth year of the competition, the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge continues to go from strength to strength by providing 1,300 players with a programme of 138 matches, which will commence in May and conclude in June 2019.
A two-tier football championship moved a step closer to becoming a reality this week when two options for the proposed second-tier competition were circulated to counties competing in Divisions 3 and 4 of the Allianz League.
Fixtures for the 2019 Joe McDonagh, Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup competitions have been finalised with the dates and times confirmed for the group stage in each of the four All-Ireland senior hurling championships.
"I have no real interest in football at the moment, the last few weeks even training with the club I haven't really enjoyed it and I just don't have the hunger and the desire to give the commitment to Donegal."
Cavan ladies football manager James Daly welcomed the 'massive win' for his side as they beat Kerry in Killarney to secure their place in next weekend's Lidl Ladies National Football League semi-finals.