Leinster Club SFC final: Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) 0-8 Éire Óg (Carlow) 0-6 A LATE flourish from Ballyboden was enough to see them past Éire Óg in a fiercely contested Leinster club final at O’Moore Park.
Kehoe Cup round 2: Wicklow v Antrim (Abbottstown, today, 2pm) THE games are coming thick and fast for Darren Gleeson’s Glensmen and this one, their third in eight days, is spiced up by the knowledge that Wicklow also provide the opposition in the first round of games in Division 2A of the National Hurling League.
Kehoe Cup round 2: Kildare v Down (Newbridge, tomorrow, 2pm) DOWN begin what is primarily a fact-finding Kehoe Cup mission with a trip to Newbridge tomorrow to take on a Kildare side that copped a 16-point hammering from Offaly (2-28 to 0-18) in their opener a week ago.
All-Ireland Club Junior Football Championship quarter-final: Thomas McCurtain’s (Britain) v Blackhill (Monaghan) (tomorrow, McGovern Park, 1pm) WHEN Blackhill manager Aidan McCabe took the short flight back to Ireland from Leeds following the All-British Championship final he would have been left in no doubt that Thomas McCurtain’s would provide stiff opposition in Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Ruislip.
FOLLOWING their dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Eoghan Ruadh, Dungannon to clinch the Ulster IHC title, the senior hurlers of St Enda’s, Glengormley may have hogged the media spotlight in recent weeks – but the north Belfast club’s U16s carved out their own piece of history this season.
McGurk Cup Section C: Ulster University v Down (tonight, Jordanstown, 8pm) DOWN manger Ronan Sheehan is keen for his reigning champions to get as many games as possible from this year’s McGurk Cup, despite the extra demands of also playing in the Kehoe Cup.
It is a considerable frustration for me and many other proud and passionate Gaels throughout Ulster that there remains no definitive timeline for a decision to be made on the Casement Park project by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) 1000 days after the GAA submitted its application for an iconic new provincial stadium in Belfast.
Kehoe Cup Group One: Meath v Antrim (Saturday, Páirc Tailteann, 2pm) THE calendar may not have flipped from November to December yet but Antrim’s 2020 season – and that of new manager Darren Gleeson – begins today.
Kehoe Cup Group One: Meath v Antrim (Saturday, 2pm, Páirc Tailteann) ANTRIM will be getting their ‘2020’ season underway before November 2019 is even out as they take to the field against Meath in the Kehoe Cup on Saturday.
All-Ireland Club Junior Hurling Championship quarter-final: Eogahn Rua (Coleraine) v John Mitchel’s (Britain) (tomorrow, Celtic Park, 1pm) COLERAINE will attempt to reach their second All-Ireland Junior semi-final in five years when they clash with Birmingham side John Mitchel’s at Celtic Park tomorrow.