GAA clubs from Orange County in California, Edinburgh, London and 14 counties across the four provinces of Ireland will take part in the 31st edition of the Lidl Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé 2020, with 36 adult men's and ladies club teams descending on the rugged Dingle Peninsula from 21st to 23rd February.
Cathal McShane was not the only Irishman touching down in Australia this week to trial for an AFL club, as Hawthorn are considering adding a third Irish player to their ranks in the form of Fionn O'Hara.
"As joyous as an occasion as it is today it's a very sad day as well. There's no doubt about it, to do back to back you have to have serious desire and want. I think Eugene Aylward's passing last year has given them that want and desire. They wanted to do something special and have that jersey with them."