Electric Ireland Ryan Cup hurling final: Maynooth University 2-19 Ulster University, Jordanstown 0-9 Ulster University faced a strong Maynooth University side in Mallow on Saturday, as their quest for a first Electric Ireland Ryan Cup hurling title ended in a 16-point defeat.
Allianz Hurling League Division 3A: Derry 1-15 Armagh 2-18 Provincial pride, the first points of the season, and most importantly, a sure-footed step away from the Allianz Hurling League Division 3A trap door was the prize on offer at sun soaked Celtic Park yesterday.
Allianz National Hurling League Division 1B: Antrim v Limerick (tomorrow, Cushendall, 2pm) NOT only are Limerick showing that they’re the best team in Division 1B this year, they’re winning games without their sizeable Na Piarsaigh contingent.
Allianz National Hurling League Division 2B: Derry v Armagh (tomorrow, 2pm, Celtic Park) THE table doesn’t lie – three games, three defeats and occupying the bottom two spots in Division 2B, Ulster rivals Derry and Armagh are right in the middle of relegation battle with just two games to go.
Littlewoods Ireland National League Division Two Kilkenny v Derry (Sunday, 2pm) TIPPERARY native John O’Dwyer would love to get one over on Kilkenny this weekend when he brings his Derry team down into the depths of Leinster to take on the Cats in a Littlewoods Ireland National League Division Two clash.
Allianz Hurling League Division 1B: Laois 0-27 Antrim 2-16 THIS was a game that both managers would have targeted prior to the League campaign but on Saturday evening in O’Moore Park, Portlaosie, Laois supremo Eamon Kelly was by far the happier.