With the official launch of this year’s Leinster GAA Club Championships having taken place earlier today, Palatine still have to wait until Saturday evening before they will know if it is Emo or Portlaoise they play sixteen hours later at Netwatch Cullen Park in the Senior Football Championship.
While Palatine will have had a few days rest, in Kilkenny there’s a similar situation to that of Laois as the winners of this year’s intermediate hurling final will have less than 24 hours to recover and refocus before taking on Coill Dubh on Sunday.
Grange take on Lusk of Dublin in the Leinster junior championship curtain raiser at Netwatch Cullen Park.
LIVE: We’ll have full coverage of Palatine’s senior football championship game on our Carlow frequencies and online this Sunday afternoon.
Elsewhere, Erins Own and Mount Leinster Rangers are back in action in the U21 hurling championship final on Saturday at Netwatch Cullen Park, with a 4pm throw in.
Erins Own are seeking their ninth title, while ‘Rangers go in search of their fourth. Eire Og and Tinryland meet in the junior B football final at 2.15pm.
After Saturday the Carlow GAA calendar of games is down to two finals, the U21 B football championship and the minor football B championship.
The Carlow GAA Convention takes place on Friday December 12th hosted by the Rathvilly Club. Under the five year rule chairperson of Carlow county board Michael Meaney has completed his five years in office and will be standing down. Treasurer Michael Byrne also has completed his five year term and will not be seeking re-election.
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