There are a further 12 hurling matches down for decision over the weekend as four All-Ireland championships resume.
Saturday's All-Ireland U21 football final will mark an historic occasion as it will be the last ever at this grade.
Martin Ennis says Meath will have due respect for Laois in their Leinster SHC round-robin encounter this weekend.
Laois manager Eamonn Kelly is in no doubt that they will face a huge test against Meath in Sunday's Leinster SHC round robin clash.
Laois senior hurling manager Eamonn Kelly is hoping that former All-Ireland winning Armagh footballer Oisin McConville's experience can rub off on his players.
A teenager is alleged to have been the victim of a vicious assault during an under-16 club hurling game in Laois.
Galway issued a statement of intent in the league final against Tipperary while Meath and Laois enjoyed Leinster SHC successes. Here's our hurling team of the week...
Fixture details for the upcoming Leinster minor football championship qualifier games have been released.
President Michael D. Higgins joined in on the Galway league celebrations...
"No, I can't explain it. That was the worst performance we've had in the length of time I've been looking after these boys!"
Laois survived a late scare to make a winning start to their Leinster SHC round-robin campaign at Westmeath's expense in O'Moore Park.
CAVAN and Westmeath will battle it out for promotion from Division 2 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League on May 7.
Eamonn Kelly cut a relieved figure after his Laois side were almost caught by Westmeath in the closing stages of their Leinster SHC round-robin first round clash at O'Moore Park.
It was out with the old, in with the new today as the climax of the national hurling league coincided with the start of the Leinster SHC.
Kildare, Offaly, Louth and Longford join Dublin in the Leinster MFC quarter-finals after first round victories over Carlow, Westmeath, Laois and Wicklow respectively this afternoon.
The Leinster minor football championship qualifier draw has been made.
The Club Players' Association (CPA) has held talks with both the GAA and GPA over reform of the playing schedule.
Stephen Maher has been passed fit to start for Laois ahead of the start of their Leinster SHC round-robin series against Westmeath.
Alan Kinsella, son of former inter-county referee Eddie, will captain the Laois minor footballers this season as they begin their Leinster campaign against Louth tomorrow.
It's a busy schedule of hurling this weekend with Galway and Tipperary facing off in Sunday's Allianz League Division 1 final. Here we preview all 13 games down for decision.
The Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 and 2 semi-finals take place this weekend as holders Cork renew their rivalry against familiar opponents Dublin in Kilkenny on Saturday.
Leinster GAA has today unveiled an exciting new initiative called the Beko Club Bua awards, a new club accreditation and health check system co-ordinated by Leinster GAA.