DERRY ended Antrim’s eight-year stranglehold on the Ulster U21 Championship last week – and tonight bid to land the title for the first time since 2008 when they take on Down at Belfast’s Corrigan Park.
ANTRIM have reported a clean bill of health for this evening’s All-Ireland quarter-final showdown against Dublin – and they need everything to go their way to have any chance of reaching the last four.
Déise to march into another semi-final All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final Waterford v Wexford (tomorrow, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, 4pm) CONQUERORS of Kilkenny yet only fourth in the All-Ireland betting – it seems that Waterford still have a bit to go before they can convince people that they are genuine contenders for the Liam MacCarthy Cup.
Munster SHC final: Clare v Cork (tomorrow, Semple Stadium, 4pm, live on RTÉ2) CLARE will be hoping Donal Óg Cusack’s knowledge of the Cork set-up will prove invaluable to them in tomorrow’s Munster final.
Danske Bank Danny Flynn Cup final: St Patrick’s Banbridge 5-10 St Colman’s Ballynahinch 6-5 Danske Bank Mulholland Cup final: St Patrick’s Banbridge 5-11 St Colman’s Ballynahinch 2-11 There was double celebration recently for St Patrick’s Banbridge as the school collected their first two Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ football titles after two high-scoring games with St Colman’s Ballynahinch in Ahagallon.
THE GAA have apologised to the supporters of Dublin, Kilkenny, Wexford and Offaly, and to the Dublin and Kilkenny teams after Sunday's crowd spillage at Croke Park, which forced play to be held up in the first Leinster SHC semi-final.