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Here are the 36 GAA fixtures to look out for this week

The Allianz football leagues commence next weekend.

David Moran and Paul Flynn will be in opposition next Saturday night.
David Moran and Paul Flynn will be in opposition next Saturday night.
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THE 2016 GAA season kicks up a notch this week with the Allianz football leagues commencing next weekend.

The glamour clash between Dublin and Kerry in Croke Park next Saturday night is the main tie in Division 1.

The Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups also start this week while in hurling there’s the Walsh Cup final and Dr Harty Cup semi-finals to look forward to.

Here’s what’s in store.


Sigerson Cup

Preliminary Round
Trinity College v NUI Galway, Clanna Gael Fontenoy, 7pm
Cork IT v Garda College, Cork IT, 7pm
First round
IT Carlow v IT Sligo,  IT Carlow GAA pitch, 2pm
Maynooth University v Queen’s University, NUIM North Campus, 7pm
DCU v Athlone IT, DCU Sportsground, 7pm


Sigerson Cup preliminary round
St Pat’s Drumcondra v GMIT, St Pat’s GAA pitch, 2pm


Fitzgibbon Cup

Group A
UCC v UCD, Mardyke, 2.45pm
Maynooth University v Limerick IT, NUIM North Campus, 7pm
Group B
St Pat’s Drumcondra v Waterford IT, St Pat’s GAA Pitch, 2pm
IT Carlow v DCU, IT Carlow GAA pitch, 7pm
Group C
Dublin IT v UL, Parnells GAA club, 2pm
NUI Galway v Mary Immaculate College, Dangan, 2pm
Group D
Cork IT v GMIT, Cork IT, 7pm


Allianz Football League
Division 1
Dublin v Kerry, Croke Park, 7pm
Down v Donegal, Páirc Esler, Newry, 7pm

Bórd Na Móna Walsh Cup final
Dublin v Wexford, Croke Park, 5pm

Dr Harty Cup semi-finals
Ardscoil Rís v St Colman’s (Fermoy), Time & Venue TBC
De La Salle (Waterford) v Our Lady’s (Templemore), Time & Venue TBC


Allianz Football League
Division 1
Cork v Mayo, Páirc Uí Rinn, 2pm
Roscommon v Monaghan, Dr Hyde Park, 2pm

Division 2
Derry v Fermanagh, Owenbeg, 2pm
Meath v Armagh, Páirc Tailteann, Navan, 2pm
Tyrone v Cavan, Healy Park, Omagh, 2pm
Laois v Galway, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 2pm

Division 3
Clare v Sligo, Miltown Malbay, 2pm
Limerick v Tipperary, Gaelic Grounds, 2pm
Offaly v Longford, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 2pm
Westmeath v Kildare, Cusack Park, Mullingar, 2pm

Division 4
Louth v London, Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda, 1pm
Carlow v Antrim, Netwatch Cullen Park, 2pm
Wexford v Leitrim, Innovate Wexford Park, 2pm
Wicklow v Waterford, Aughrim, 2pm

AIB All-Ireland camogie semi-finals
Killimor (Galway) v Loughgiel Shamrocks (Antrim), Clones, 2pm
Milford (Cork) v Oulart-the-Ballagh (Wexford), Carriganore, WIT, 2.30pm

Eyrecourt (Galway) v Eglish (Tyrone), Kinnegad, 2pm
Tullaroan (Kilkenny) v Cahir (Tipperary), Freshford, 2pm

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