A vital weekend beckons in the Westmeath SFC as the race for places in the knockout stages hots up.
Both groups are intriguing with several key matches taking place, with Friday’s encounter between Tyrrellspass and Coralstown/Kinnegad in Group B hugely important.
On Sunday in that section Athlone face Caulry, while St Malachy’s fixture with St Loman’s is also one worth monitoring.
In Group A Killucan, who have impressed so far, will be hoping to maintain their good form against The Downs, who are also beginning to generate some momentum.
Castledaly, finalists in 2015, play Maryland, while the match involving Garrycastle and Mullingar Shamrocks will be fascinating.