There are three provincial titles up for grabs this weekend in the All-Ireland senior football championships while the second round of the qualifiers sees eight games down for decision across the country. Here are our previews:
Longford manager Padraig Davis admits that Saturday's All-Ireland SFC qualifier against Tyrone will not be an easy task, but he is buoyed by the Midlanders home results against so-called bigger teams in the qualifiers.
An epic Nowlan Park encounter between Galway and Kilkenny was the highlight of the hurling weekend while supporters of Limerick, Cork and Wexford also had cause for celebration. Here is our hurling team of the week...
"The implications of defeat more than focused the mind. For us, it was an inconceivable though, let alone a reality. There was no way we were going to let it go today that we were going to exit the Championship at this early stage."
Kerry and Cork got their championship campaigns up and running; Cavan and Armagh couldn't be separated in Clones while Kildare advanced to a Leinster SFC semi-final showdown with Dublin. Here is our football team of the week...
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