2017 runners-up Tyrone blasted out an ominous warning in their opening TG4 All-Ireland intermediate championship fixture of the summer as Chloe McCaffrey's hat-trick of goals helped the Red Hands to record a comprehensive 5-18 to 2-6 victory over Wicklow in Clones on Sunday.
A stunning goal off the sod by Grace O'Brien in the fourth minute of injury time secured a smash-and-grab 1-14 to 2-10 victory for Tipperary over Offaly in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship at The Ragg.
Clare joint-manager Donal Moloney has successfully appealed a two-month suspension to the GAA's Disputes Resolution Authority which means he will be able to patrol the Pairc Ui Chaoimh sideline alongside Gerry O'Connor against Wexford today.
Reigning All-Ireland champions Galway will play their All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park on Saturday, July 28 (5pm) while Munster champions Cork will be in action at GAA HQ the following day (3.30pm).
"It is going to be something different and really special. Dublin have had so many championship games in Croke Park and they have lit up the place so now we are going to see them up in Tyrone and people are very excited about that."
Offaly manager Mike Wall praised the mental fortitude of his Offaly charges as they recovered from the shock of conceding a goal early in the second half and seeing a five-point interval lead completely wiped out by Wexford to win their Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Group 2 tie by 1-18 to 1-12 in Birr on Saturday.
Cork continued their seemingly inexorable progress towards the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championships Semi-Finals after a 1-27 to 1-12 win over Tipperary in the top-of-the-table clash at The Ragg