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Football finals, minor hurling, ladies football showdowns - this weekend's 14 key GAA fixtures

Croke Park will be in the spotlight this weekend.

Donal O'Hare, Neil Collins, James McCarthy and Colm O'Driscoll at today's Allianz football league finals launch.
Donal O'Hare, Neil Collins, James McCarthy and Colm O'Driscoll at today's Allianz football league finals launch.
Image: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Updated 9.45am

CORK ACHIEVED THE feat in 2012 and their opponents Dublin have the chance to emulate them next Sunday in Croke Park.

The two sides face off in this year’s Allianz Division 1 football league final, the glamour game in this weekend’s GAA action.

Dublin are hoping to do a three-in-a-row in the league for the first time in the county’s history with Cork scaling those heights between 2010 and 2012.

The curtain-raiser to their showdown on Sunday is Down against Roscommon while tomorrow night, the footballers of Offaly, Longford, Armagh and Fermanagh chase league glory in the Division 3 and 4 deciders.

There’s also minor hurling action this weekend along with the semi-finals in the ladies football league.

Saturday

Allianz football league finals
Division 3
Armagh v Fermanagh, Croke Park, 7.15pm

Kieran McGeeney Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney. Source: Presseye/Russell Pritchard/INPHO

Division 4
Longford v Offaly, Croke Park, 5.15pm

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Meath v Laois, Trim, 3pm
Carlow v Westmeath, Netwatch Cullen Park, 3pm
Dublin v Offaly, Parnell Park, 2.30pm
Wexford v Kilkenny, Innovate Wexford Park, 2pm

Sunday

Allianz football league finals
Division 1
Dublin v Cork, Croke Park, 4pm

James McCarthy Dublin's James McCarthy. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Division 2
Down v Roscommon, Croke Park, 2pm

Tesco ladies football league semi-finals
Division 1
Dublin v Galway, St Loman’s, Mullingar, 2pm
Cork v Kerry, Dromcollogher/Broadford, 2pm

Division 2
Armagh v Cavan, Clones, 1pm
Donegal v Westmeath, Clones, 3pm

Division 3
Waterford v Roscommon, Nenagh, 12.15pm
Leitrim v Sligo, Ballyhaunis, 4pm

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