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Here's the 12 key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

Start planning for the week ahead.

Cork and Waterford face off in Thurles next Sunday.
Cork and Waterford face off in Thurles next Sunday.
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Updated 16.05pm

IT’S A BIG weekend for the hurlers of Cork and Waterford along with the footballers of Derry and Down.

Their showdowns are the main matches on the GAA agenda next Sunday but there’s also four Leinster championship battles over the course of next weekend.

There’s also a huge U21 hurling clash tomnight night in Parnell Park while next Saturday is a massive occasion for the hurlers of Armagh, Roscommon, Kerry, Derry, Fermanagh and Sligo.

The referees have been today confirmed for next weekend’s clashes and here’s what’s in store.

Tonight

Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21 hurling quarter-final
Dublin v Kilkenny, Parnell Park, 7.30pm, (Live TG4)

Saturday

Leinster
Senior hurling quarter-final replay

Dublin v Galway, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 4.45pm, (Ref: Brian Gavin, Offaly)

Senior football quarter-final
Laois v Kildare, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 7pm, (Ref: Cormac Reilly, Meath), (Live Sky Sports)

Christy Ring Cup final
Derry v Kerry, Croke Park, 5.30pm, (Ref: John Keane, Galway), (Live TG4)

Nicky Rackard Cup final
Armagh v Roscommon, Croke Park, 1.30pm, (Ref: John O’Brien, Tipperary), (Live TG4)

Lory Meagher Cup final
Fermanagh v Sligo, Croke Park, 3.30pm, (Ref: Colum Canning, Antrim), (TG4 Deferred)

Sunday

Leinster senior hurling quarter-finals
Laois v Offaly, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 3.30pm, (Ref: James Owens, Wexford)
Westmeath v Wexford, Cusack Park, Mullingar, 3.30pm, (Ref: Johnny Ryan, Tipperary)

Munster
Senior hurling semi-final
Cork v Waterford, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 4pm, (Ref: Barry Kelly, Westmeath), (Live RTÉ 2)

Intermediate hurling semi-final
Cork v Waterford, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 2pm

Ulster
Senior football quarter-final
Derry v Down, Celtic Park, 2pm, (Ref: Eddie Kinsella, Laois), Live RTÉ 2)

Minor football quarter-final
Derry v Down, Celtic Park, 12.15pm

5 of Dublin’s senior squad are back out in action for their U21′s tomorrow night against Kilkenny

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