What they said ... the weekend in quotes"I said to them when I went in there first that I wanted to win a Munster club with this team."
Munster club SHC final: Kilmallock have that bit extraKilmallock overcame the second half dismissal of county star Gavin O'Mahony to be eventually see off Cratloe after extra-time in an absorbing Munster club hurling final at the Gaelic Grounds.
As it happened: Sunday Match TrackerThe weeks are flying by and so too are the games as we had another five down for decision this afternoon.
International Rules series to take place in 2015The future of the International Rules series is secure after yesterday's successful Test match in Perth.
Will it be Kilmallock's third or Cratloe's first?The Munster club SHC final between Kilmallock and Cratloe takes place at the Gaelic Grounds this afternoon.
IRS: Ireland left to rue slow startIreland will return home from Australia this week empty handed after falling to a 10-point defeat to the hosts in Patersons Stadium, Perth this morning.
Earley upbeat despite defeatIreland manager Paul Earley took his hat off to Australia, saying his side struggled to cope with the accuracy and movement of their professional opponents in today's IRS test.
Twitter: McKeever's omission a big talking pointBenny Coulter and Steven McDonnell questioned Paul Earley's decision to leave Armagh's Ciaran McKeever out of his squad for the IRS.
"Australia deserved their win"Ireland captain Michael Murphy admitted they left themselves with too big a mountain to climb against Australia at the midway point of this morning's International Rules test in Perth.
Team news: Morgan and O'Neill left outNiall Morgan (Tyrone) and Padaig O'Neill (Kildare) have failed to make manager Paul Earley's 23 for today's International Rules test against Australia.
Good luck Ireland!This year's International Rules test against Australia is due to get underway in just under an hour in front of a full house in Perth (9.45am) and the Irish team has been sent lots of good luck messages via Twitter.
Collins looks forwardCratloe football manager Colm Collins believes having a Munster club SHC final to look forward too is one way of getting over a provincial club SFC semi-final defeat.
O'Loughlin: The bar is raisedKilmallock manager Ger 'Sparrow' O'Loughlin is adamant that they will have to be at their best if they are to win the Munster club title.
Dr. Harty Cup round-up: four through to knockout stageThe penultimate stage of the Dr. Harty Cup group rounds took place on Wednesday November 19th with 7 games down for decision.
Ryan confident Cratloe can keep firingCratloe's dual stars will not allow their recent football defeat to The Nire affect them ahead of this weekend's Munster club SHC final, according to Conor Ryan.
Preview: crucial round 4 games in Dr. Harty CupThe penultimate stage of the Dr. Harty Cup group rounds will take place today with seven games down for decision.
Munster club fixturesAll the upcoming games in the Munster club championships.
Club finals confirmed for Cork and ArmaghThe Munster and Ulster club SFC finals will take place at Pairc Ui Rinn and the Athletic Grounds respectively on Sunday week, November 30.
Collins: Cratloe will be fine for hurling finalColm Collins insists Cratloe's large contingent of dual stars will have no problem motivating themselves for next Sunday's Munster club SHC final against Kilmallock.
Championship tweets: From one legend to anotherKing Henry took to Twitter to pay tribute to birthday boy TJ Reid following Ballyhale's Kilkenny SHC victory over Clara.
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"We're in dreamland now, up against the best in Kerry!"
Munster club SFC: The Nire shatter Cratloe's double dreamCratloe's bid to become the first club since St. Finbarr's in 1980 to contest the Munster club football and hurling finals in the same year ended in a heartbreaking extra-time defeat to The Nire at Dungarvan.
As it happened: Sunday Match TrackerTwo of the last four county finals of the year were down for decision this afternoon along with a number of provincial semi-finals.
Munster and Ulster club football final places up for grabsThe Munster and Ulster club SFC semi-finals take centre stage this afternoon.
McGrath, Waterford Crystal Cup draws on November 27The draws for Munster's McGrath and Waterford Crystal Cups will take place on Thursday, November 27.
Pressure mounts for MarkhamCratloe's Liam Markham has played down the fact that they are in bonus territory in both codes.
Plenty of positives for Downes to takeNaomh Eoin manager Martin Downes feels that there were plenty of positives to take from this year's campaign.
Cratloe pair could miss outThe Cratloe footballers' hopes of joining their hurling counterparts in the Munster final have been dealt a double injury blow.
Get your diary out: the 2015 GAA Master fixture list for intercounty gamesThe GAA have released the master fixture list for 2015.
Munster club fixturesAll the upcoming games in the Munster club championships.
"We love both games here in Cratloe"Podge Collins says it's got to the point where he brings a football and a sliothar to his workouts.
'Sparrow' expects "epic" finalKilmallock manager Ger 'Sparrow' O'Loughlin reckons his side's Munster club SHC final against Cratloe could be "another epic".
"We are like kids in a sweetshop at the moment"Cratloe hurling manager Joe McGrath says the club is on an unprecedented high.
Championship tweets: Love/Hate takes its toll on McGrathWaterford great Ken McGrath was taking no chances going to bed last night!
What they said ... the weekend in quotes"We're a bit like kids in a sweet shop coming up to Christmas time and the shopkeeper is gone."
Munster club SHC: Cratloe's winning run continuesCratloe remain on course for a Munster club SHC and SFC double after their hurlers ran out seven-point winners over 14-man Thurles Sarsfields at Cusack Park.
As it happened: Sunday Match TrackerThe provincial campaigns are been whittled down week by week, but there was still plenty of action in store this afternoon.
Munster club hurling final places up for grabsBarring draws in today's semi-finals, the Munster club hurling final pairing should be known by around 4pm.
Sarsfields bidding to end Cratloe's fairytale year'Go out and do your best' - that will be the message to the Thurles Sarsfields players tomorrow according to selector Paddy McCormack.
Injury concerns for FeakleFeakle have a number of injury concerns ahead of the Munster club IHC semi-final against Waterford side Cappoquin at Sixmilebridge on Sunday afternoon.
McGrath welcomes new challengeCratloe manager Joe McGrath believes each game in the Munster club SHC is a new challenge.
Munster club fixturesAll the upcoming games in the Munster club championships.
Dr. Harty Cup Round 3 round-up: groups taking shapeThe Dr. Harty Cup groups are beginning to take shape after seven games in Round 3 took place on Wednesday.
Preview: Harty Cup round 3 games todayRound 3 of the Dr. Harty Cup takes place this afternoon with seven games down for decision.
Duffy: derogatory comments will now be dealt withParaic Duffy says disciplinary committees are "far more likely" to enforce the GAA's new ruling regarding derogatory comments from managers.
Omagh now 8/1 from 66/1 following victory over CrossmaglenThe biggest movers of the All-Ireland Club SFC betting are Omagh following their two point win over Crossmaglen Rangers at Healy Park on Sunday.
Camogie All Stars: Cork clean upThe Cork camogs have been rewarded for their great season with nine All Star awards.
Collective training to resume on November 15Ten inter-county teams will be free to resume collective training on Saturday week, November 15.
Curse of Biddy Earley to be laid to restAn exhibition of 1914 All-Ireland hurling memorabilia in Ennis is set to put the Biddy Earley story straight once and for all.
Talty hails triumphKilmurry-Ibrickane captain Evan Talty was delighted to lift the Cusack Cup last weekend.

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