The International Rules Series between Ireland and Australia won't take place this year.
There was no joy for the local sides in today's Pairc na hEireann Lory Meagher Cup double-header.
Here are our previews for this weekend's hurling clashes across the country and abroad.
Division 5 League Round 2: Roche Emmets 0-10 St Josephs 3-15
Our under 8's were in Darver last Saturday for an exhibition game at half time in the Lory Meagher Cup match between Louth and Sligo.
Louth full back Paddy Reilly enjoyed Saturday's Division Four final victory over Antrim more than his previous appearance at Croke Park.
Kilkerley Emmets and Dreadnots both kept up their winning starts as they made if four wins from four outings in Division 1 on Tuesday night, while Newtown Blues remain the only pointless team after St Fechins picked up their first victory.
Clan na Gael and St Brides continue to set the pace in Division 2 as they made it four wins from four outings on Tuesday night.
A Mark Noone hat-trick helped Glen Emmets maintain their 100per cent record in Division 3 as they recorded a comfortable 5-13 to 0-6 win over John Mitchels at Tullyallen.
The GAA has confirmed its panels of referees for the 2016 Championship in Hurling and Gaelic Football.
John O'Brien recently caught up with Louth footballer Jim McEneaney and put him under the 20 Questions spotlight.
Played on a windy evening making it tough for football Naomh Fionnbarra played Dundalk Gaels in the fourth round of the Division 2 League at Dundalk Gaels pitch on Tuesday evening.
Results: Division 5 League O'Connell's 3-7, Hunterstown Rovers 5-15; Under 18 Division 3 O'Connell's/Stabannon/Mitchells 5-8, Young Irelands 3-12.
Lotto results were: 4, 7, 9 and 22. The winner of the €10,000 jackpot was Claire Taaffe. Next week's jackpot starts at €9,400.
As Dublin, Tyrone, Clare and Louth celebrated league success over the weekend, we select our football team of the week...
Colin Kelly believes that his Louth footballers have got the rewards their hard work deserved.
Saturday's Allianz FL Division 4 defeat to Louth highlighted the work that Antrim have to do ahead of their Ulster SFC clash with Fermanagh, says manager Frank Fitzsimmons.
There was no jackpot winner in Naomh Fionnbarra G.F.C. and St. Anne's Camogie Club Lotto draw held on Wednesday 20th April.
GAA comedian and social media sensation Rory O Connor takes his one man show to Mchugh's Venue in Drogheda on Friday 6th May
Winning Numbers: 12, 13, 14, 25
Juvenile training continues this week for all our underage football teams. Training takes place on Fridays from 6:30 to 7:30.
Results: Minor Gaels 0-8 St Kevin's/Glyde 2-8; Junior 2 Gaels 1-8 Glyde Rangers 3-11; Junior 1 Gaels 1-11 Naomh Fionnbarra 2-11