Kilkenny has been quite dominant in the Leinster Minor Championship, with a record-breaking 58 titles to their name.
However, the future of the competition has been forever changed by this campaign with this will be Galway minor team’s first foray into the competition.
Kilkenny will meet Galway in the decider on Friday the 12th at half-seven, and looking ahead manager Niall Bergin knows how difficult of a challenge lies ahead
Read Niall Bergin’s thoughts here: “We are acutely aware we have a big challenge coming down the road”
The draws for the Tailteann Cup were made yesterday
In Group Three, it’s Limerick, Wicklow, Longford and Carlow.
Group One hosts Division Three-winners Cavan, Laois, Offaly and London.
Meath was drawn with Down, Tipperary and Waterford in Group Two
And Group Four will contain Fermanagh, Antrim, Wexford and Leitrim.
On the Camogie front, there is a huge night in store for Carlow.
They are out in a Leinster Intermediate Quarter Final against neighbours Laois
Throw-in at Netwatch Training Centre in Fenagh is half seven.
There is one game in the Bolger Cup tonight.
Ballinkillen meets Naomh Bríd at home with that game throwing in at seven.
Moving onto Soccer and the final of the Douglas Jewellers Carlow Cup will be set tonight.
Parkville all ready booked their place at the weekend, however, their opponents will be decided tonight as Crettyard United meet New Oak Boys for a 6.45 kickoff.
Those two sides actually met in the final of the Keating Memorial Premier Cup at the weekend with new oak coming out on top
At the same time in Kilkenny, there is a massive game in the St Canices Credit Union Premier Division as Freebooters meet Fortrangers in their second last game of the league.
They currently sit 2 points behind leaders Evergreen with this being their game in hand.
No matter the result tonight, it will all come down to the final game of the season at the weekend as both Evergreen and Freebooters go head to head at the weekend to decide the title.
Arsenal are back to the top of the Premier League table.
Mikel Arteta’s side got the better of Chelsea by three goals to one at the Emirates last night. Martin Odegaard’s double helped the hosts take a 3-nil half-time lead.
City can return to the summit tonight. Pep Guardiola’s side play West Ham at the Etihad Stadium.
Elsewhere, Liverpool will attempt to keep their faint hopes of a top-four finish alive when they host Fulham. Both of those games have 8 pm starts.
Leeds United are expected to confirm the appointment of Sam Allardyce as their new manager today.
The former England boss is being tipped to replace Javi Gracia (pr: hav-ee gra-see-ah), who was only appointed in February.
Leeds are only outside the Premier League’s relegation zone on goal difference with four games to play.
There’s an eight-race card at Gowran Park this evening.
The first goes to post at ten-to-5.