Slaughtneil got the defence of their Ulster Club SFC crown off to a winning start against Kilcoo in Pairc Esler today.
There were no fewer than 19 games being covered this afternoon.
Twenty-four GAA coaching jobs at schools across Northern Ireland have been handed a reprieve after extra funding became available this week.
The provisional 2018 Allianz League fixtures have been announced, with a Croke Park double-header involving the Dublin footballers and hurlers getting proceedings underway on Saturday, January 27.
A huge weekend of club action lies ahead with nineteen county finals - thirteen in football and six in hurling - taking place across the country.
The great and the good of Ulster GAA have come together to launch a new award which celebrates the outstanding work carried out by volunteer coaches within the Association.
The Club Players' Association (CPA) remains frustrated with the GAA over the lack of progress to finalise a master fixture plan for 2018.
Ulster GAA and the Irish Football Association have welcomed today's announcement by the Department of Education to continue funding the Curriculum Sports Programme until the end of this financial year.
Down champions Kilcoo will be without key forward Ryan Johnston for Sunday's Ulster club SFC preliminary round clash against Slaughtneil.
If Slaughtneil are to continue their winning ways on both the football and hurling fronts, their dual players face a hectic schedule in the coming weeks.
The Ulster club senior, intermediate and junior football championship first round games take place on Sunday, 15 October.
Slaughtneil dual star Gerald Bradley says the groundbreaking Derry hurling and football champions still have a point to prove.
Slaughtneil hurling boss Michael McShane described his side's potential as 'scary' after they swept past Dunloy's challenge in yesterday's Ulster SHC semi-final.
There was no shortage of milestone achivements on the club scene over the weekend while the debate over the rights and wrongs of the Gooch's upcoming testimonial dinner rages on...
"Naturally, we'll smell the flowers and the bloom. County finals are always hard to win and we'll certainly enjoy this one."
Holders Slaughtneil saw off the challenge of Dunloy in today's Ulster Club SHC penultimate stage encounter at Owenbeg.
FERMANAGH claimed the TG4 All-Ireland ladies junior football crown at the second time of asking as they overcame Derry in a pulsating final replay in Clones on Sunday afternoon.
The county finals are coming thick and fast.
There are seven county finals - four in football and three in hurling - taking place tomorrow.
All-Ireland intermediate champions Meath and runners-up Cork have received nine nominations each for the Camogie Association's Soaring Star Awards.
Having successfully defended their Derry senior hurling, football and camogie titles, Slaughtneil now turn their attention to the Ulster campaign starting with the club hurling championship.
Derry manager Paul Hasson insists that his charges can produce another big performance against Fermanagh in Sunday's TG4 All-Ireland ladies junior football final replay in Clones.