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The main event on the Ladies Gaelic football calendar takes place this weekend with the TG4 senior, intermediate and junior finals in Croke Park on Sunday.
Kilkenny welcomed last year’s Junior All-Ireland champions to Bennettsbridge last week in the opening round of the TG4 All-Ireland intermediate series and got off to a lightening start with points from Orla McCormick, Elena Byrne and Jenny Reddy to open up a 0-5 to 0-1 lead after twenty minutes.
Waterford may have started as only third favourites for this year's Munster championship but when the lights were finally turned off in Semple Stadium last Saturday evening nobody could argue that the Deise weren't worthy winners of the Munster cup.
How refreshing it was to finally see a good honest championship match. The games to date in this year’s campaign have been either one sided affairs or ones of poor quality. So with the World Cup just about to get underway the GAA got a great boost when Waterford and Clare did battle in Thurles last Monday.
An impressive first half backboned by two good goals helped Kilkenny minors to victory over Dublin in this Leinster minor championship game played in Nowlan Park on Saturday last.
The GAA's decision to scrap the scoring difference in favour of the head to head format left the association with egg on its face last weekend, as all bar one of the last round league games ended up being nothing more than glorified challenge matches. The only game of any real importance was the relegation battle between Dublin and Limerick.
Travelling down to Walsh Park last Sunday I could sense that a tough day at the office lay ahead for the Kilkenny hurlers. It wasn't completely based on a gut feeling. You see over the years these league encounters with our neighbours have always been tough, uncompromising and as the records show the spoils have been divided fairly equally in recent years.
In a feast of hurling that saw National League holders Tipperary and