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.
"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."
At 11am today the GAA issued a rallying call to every one of its 2,000 clubs dotted throughout Ireland and the globe as part of the unveiling of the new GAA Manifesto - an affirmation of our mission, vision and shared values, as well as a celebration of the people who make our Association what it is.
Three weeks after they were crowned All-Ireland club champions for a seventh time, Ballyhale Shamrocks suffered a shock 3-15 to 2-22 defeat to Clara in the first round of the Kilkenny SHL in Callan yesterday.
"There's a guy at home, Kieran O'Connor from Aghada and he's going through an enormous battle and just to let him know that we are thinking of him. He played football for Cork. He gave his life to sport and he's a real fan of mine - this one's for Kieran."