This is the Scoreline Morning Report.
The semi-final line-up for the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Carlow Senior Hurling Championship have been confirmed.
It’s a repeat of last year’s encounters at the same stage, with Bagenalstown Gaels taking on Mount Leinster Rangers, while Ballinkillen go up against county champions St Mullins.
Eddie Scally’s Bagenalstown Gaels side got the better of local rivals Ballinkillen on Friday evening to secure third spot.
Speaking to Scoreline following their 3-14 to 2-16 defeat to Bagenalstown, Ballinkillen captain Dion Wall said that his team had to get the balance right between being ready for the knockout stages and dealing with each group game over the last five weeks.
Meanwhile, the final round of games saw comfortable wins for Mount Leinster Rangers and St Mullins.
Goals from Ciaran Kavanagh, Jon Nolan, Eddie Byrne and Fiachra Fitzpatrick helped Rangers ease to a 4-34 to 0-05 defeat of Naomh Brid who finished the seaon bottom of the table with five defeats from five games.
St Mullins also romped to a 4-22 to 0-16 win over Naomh Eoin on Saturday.
Two goals from star forward Marty Kavanagh along with Conor Kehoe and Seamus Murphy strikes saw Maurice Aylward’s men complete the group with a 100% winning record.
On the intermediate side of things across the weekend, St Mullins defeated Carlow Town Hurling Club.
Those semi-finals begin on Friday night when Mount Leinster Rangers face Bagenalstown Gaels at half past 7.
St Mullins and Naomh Eoin go head-to-head at quarter to 7 on Saturday.
The junior semi-finals have also been confirmed.
Mount Leinster Rangers will take on Ballinkillen on Wednesday evening, while Burren Rangers go up against Kildavin Clonegal on Saturday evening.
In Kilkenny, Mooncoin were 2-23 to 0-18 winners over Clara and Dicksboro got the better of Rower Inistioge on a scoreline of 4-19 to 0-14 in the JJ Kavanagh and Sons Junior Hurling League Championship.
This weekend sees the senior, intermediate and junior section A hurling leagues get underway across the county.
Ballyhale Shamrocks will be going in search of a record breaking sixth consecutive title in 2023.
They begin their campaign on home soil when they welcome Glenmore to Pairc Na Seamrog on Saturday afternoon.
Shamrocks manager Pat Hoban looked ahead to the beginning of a new season when he spoke to Scoreline at the weekend.
The Kilkenny Vehicle Centre Minor Hurling League continues this evening with a number of games down for decison.
Details of those fixtures are available on the Kilkenny GAA website right now.
Carlow were crowned All-Ireland Under 16 B Shield winners on Saturday afternoon.
The Barrowsiders ran out 4-12 to 3-06 winners over Westmeath in St Brendan’s Park in Birr.
The Carlow club championships began at the weekend.
The standout result saw Naomh Brid secure a 8-08 to 0-02 defeat of Mount Leinster Rangers.
Dublin are the All-Ireland football champions for 2023.
Dessie Farrell’s side overcame the challenge of Kerry in yesterday’s final by 1-15 to 1-13.
The Kingdom led by 1-4 to six points at half-time, but Paddy Small’s second half goal helped the Dubs to victory.
The Republic of Ireland’s World Cup campaign will come to an end today.
Vera Pauw’s side take on Nigeria in their final match in Group B, with the Girls in Green unable to qualify for the knockout stage.
After their win over Australia, Nigeria are still in with a chance of securing a place in the last 16.
Kick off in Brisbane is at 11am.
At the same time, Australia play Canada.
Group C also draws to a close today, with Spain up against Japan and Costa Rica set to take on Zambia.
Kick off for those matches is at 8am.