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The GAA pre-season kicks off this weekend with these 20 games

Your favourite inter-county stars are ready to get back to business.

Dublin players make their way onto the pitch Jim Gavin and the Dubs begin their pre-season campaign against NUI Maynooth on Sunday. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

McGrath Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Preliminary round

  • Waterford v UL, Carriganore
  • Cork v Mary Immaculate College, Mallow

O’Byrne Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Group 1

  • Dublin v NUI Maynooth, Parnell Park
  • Offaly v Laois, Tullamore

Group 2

  • Kildare v Louth, Newbridge
  • Carlow v UCD, Carlow

Group 3

  • Westmeath v Meath, Mullingar
  • Longford v DCU, Pearse Park, 2.30pm Saturday

Group 4

  • Wexford v DIT, Gorey
  • Wicklow v Carlow IT, Blessington

Connacht senior football league

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Section A

  • NUI Galway v Mayo, MacHale Park
  • IT Sligo v Roscommon, Strokestown

Section B

  • Leitrim v GMIT, Cloone
  • Sligo v Galway, Enniscrone

Dr McKenna Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Group A

  • Monaghan v Ulster University Jordanstown, Castleblayney, 2pm Saturday
  • Down v Cavan, Pairc Esler

Group B

  • Fermanagh v QUB, Brewster Park
  • Derry v Donegal, Owenbeg

Group C

  • Armagh v Tyrone, Athletic Grounds
  • Antrim v St Marys, Creggan

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