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Here’s the key GAA club fixtures for the week ahead

There’s showpiece hurling games on in Kilkenny and Galway this weekend.

Portumna meet Loughrea this weekend (file photo).
Portumna meet Loughrea this weekend (file photo).
Image: INPHO/Mike Shaughnessy

IT’S ANOTHER MASSIVE week of action in club championships in football and hurling around the country.

There’s plenty county finals down for decision along with action in the AIB club provincial championship.

Here’s the main football games that are on:


Connacht club SFC quarter-final: St Brigid’s (Roscommon) v Tourlestrane (Sligo), Dr Hyde Park, 2.30pm.

Leinster club SFC first round: St Loman’s (Westmeath) v Old Leighlin (Carlow), Mullingar, 2.30pm; Newtown Blues (Louth) v Tullamore (Offaly), Drogheda, 2.30pm.

Mayo SFC final: Castlebar Mitchels v Breaffy, Elverys MacHale Park, 3.30pm.

Wexford SFC final: Fethard v St Martin’s, Wexford Park, 3.30pm.

Wicklow SFC final: Baltinglass v Rathnew, Aughrim, 3.30pm.


Dublin SFC semi-finals: Ballymun Kickhams v St Judes, Parnell Park, 6.15pm; St Vincent’s v Ballyboden St Enda’s, Parnell Park, 7.45pm.


St Vincent’s Ger Brennan
Pic: INPHO/Donall Farmer

And here’s the main hurling action:


Dublin SHC semi-finals: Lucan Sarsfields v Craobh Chiarain, Parnell Park, 6.45pm; Ballyboden St Enda’s v St Brigid’s, Parnell Park, 8.15pm.


Leinster club IHC quarter-final: Parnells (Dublin) v Kilmessan (Meath), Parnells GAA, Coolock, 3pm.


Galway SHC final: Portumna v Loughrea, Pearse Stadium, 2.45pm.

Kerry SHC final replay: Lixnaw v St Brendan’s, Austin Stack Park, 2.30pm.

Kilkenny SHC final: Carrickshock v Clara, Nowlan Park, 3pm.

Leinster club:
IHC quarter-finals:
Celbridge (Kildare) v St Lazerian’s (Laois), Newbridge, 2.30pm; Buffers Alley (Wexford) v Glenealy (Wicklow), Monamolin , 2.30pm.

Munster club:
SHC quarter-final:
Loughmore-Castleiney (Tipperary) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Semple Stadium, 2pm.

IHC quarter-finals: Youghal (Cork) v Ardmore (Waterford), Páirc Uí Rinn, 2pm; Dromin-Athlacca (Limerick) v Ballina (Tipperary), Bruff, 2pm.

Ulster club:
SHC final: Loughgiel Shamrocks (Antrim) v Slaughtneil (Derry), Celtic Park, 2.30pm.

IHC final: Cuchulainn’s (Armagh) v Clooney Gaels (Antrim), Celtic Park, 12.45pm.

JHC final: Craobh Rua (Armagh) v Kichams Creggan (Antrim), Athletic Grounds, 2.30pm.


Loughgiel Shamrocks Liam Watson
Pic: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

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