Plan Ahead

Here are the 25 key GAA fixtures to look out for this week

Get out the diary and plan your week.

THE LAST ROUND of action in the Allianz hurling league takes centre stage next Sunday.

There’s a huge promotion battle between Limerick and Clare in Ennis while avoiding relegation will be on the minds of the Galway and Tipperary hurlers.

It’s also a massive week in the EirGrid U21 football championship and the AIB All-Ireland club finals take centre stage on Thursday afternoon in Croke Park.

Here’s what’s in store:

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EirGrid U21 football championship
Leinster semi-final
Westmeath v Kildare, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 7.30pm

Munster semi-finals
Kerry v Limerick, Austin Stack Park, Tralee, 7.30pm
Waterford v Cork, Fraher Field, Dungarvan, 7.30pm

Ulster quarter-finals
Monaghan v Fermanagh, Inniskeen, 8pm
Down v Armagh, Páirc Esler, Newry, 8pm
Cavan v Tyrone, Kingspan Breffni Park, 8pm
Donegal v Derry, Ballybofey, 8pm

All-Ireland PP SAFC Hogan Cup semi-final
St Benildus (Stillorgan) v St Brendan’s (Killarney), MacDonagh Park, Nenagh, 2.30pm


AIB All-Ireland senior club finals

Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) v Cushendall (Antrim), Croke Park, 2pm

Ballyboden St-Enda’s (Dublin) v Castlebar Mitchels (Mayo), Croke Park, 4pm

Ulster Colleges MacRory Cup final
St Paul’s (Bessbrook) v St Patrick’s (Maghera)


EirGrid U21 football championship
Leinster semi-final
Dublin v Laois, Parnell Park, 2pm

Connacht semi-finals
Sligo v Roscommon, Markievicz Park, 5pm
Leitrim v Mayo, Carrick-on-Shannon, 5pm


Allianz Hurling League

Division 1A
Tipperary v Cork, Semple Stadium, 2pm
Waterford v Galway, Walsh Park, 2pm
Kilkenny v Dublin, Nowlan Park, 2pm

Division 1B
Offaly v Kerry, St Brendan’s Park, Birr, 2pm
Laois v Wexford, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 2pm
Clare v Limerick, Cusack Park, Ennis, 2pm

National Camogie League

Division 1
Group 1
Offaly v Tipperary, Venue and time TBC
Wexford v Galway, Venue and time TBC
Dublin v Clare, Parnell Park, 2pm

Group 2
Cork v Waterford, Venue and time TBC
Derry v Limerick, Venue and time TBC

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