Weekend’s club championship round-up from around the Country:


Loughgiel Shamrocks and Cushendall will contest the Antrim SHC Final.

Holders Dunloy were well beaten, 1-21 to 0-13, by a pumped up Loughgiel outfit, who delivered a dynamic display.

Paul Boyle was in excellent form for Loughgiel scoring 1-3, while Shan McGrath and James McNaughton also contributed handsomely.

Promising corner forward Joseph McLaughlin starred in Cushendall’s 4-15 to 1-9 triumph over Ballycastle.

McLaughlin netted a hat-trick of goals, while Neil McManus also struck a major for Cushendall.


Middletown Na Fianna and Keady Lámh Dhearg advanced to the Armagh SHC Final.

With Dean Gaffney impressing, Middletown registered a 0-24 to 1-14 win over Cú Chulainn.

Two late Tomás Galvin goals sealed the deal as Keady finished strongly against Derrynoose, emerging 3-19 to 3-11 victors.


Éire Óg defeated Tinryland in the Carlow SFC Final. Click here for a match report.


Ramor United defeated Laragh United 1-16 to 1-12 in Sunday evening’s Cavan SFC Quarter-Final replay.

James Bradley’s 15th minute goal was a key score for Ramor, who chalked up an important victory.

Holders Gowna edged out Killygarry, 1-13 to 1-10, in another Quarter-Final replay.

Gowna led 1-7 to 0-5 at the interval with Robbie Fitzpatrick the goalscorer.


There was no shortage of drama or excitement in the Clare SFC at the weekend.

Ultimately St Breckan’s and Cratloe reached the decider following two action packed encounters.

Breckan’s haven’t contested a final since 1996 and they defeated St Joseph’s Miltown-Malbay 1-12 to 0-14 after extra-time.

Joe McGann, who finished with 1-4, supplied the decisive score in the closing stags.

Cratloe displayed admirable battling qualities once again to eventually defeated Éire Óg 4-2 on penalties following a 1-17 each draw after extra-time.

Cathal McInerney was influential for Cratloe, while the Collins brothers were other key contributors.


Sarsfields and Midleton produced spirited performances at the penultimate stage at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Extra-time was required as Sars defeated Imokilly 1-23 to 0-25.

Luke Eliott’s goal at the end of normal time was a vital score as Sarsfields staged a recovery mission to survive.

Aaron Myres and Cathal McCarthy were prominent for Sarsfields, who will now face Midleton in the showpiece.

Cormac Beausang’s goal was critical as Midleton overcame St Finbar’s 1-17 to 0-18.

Conor Lehane, who finished with a 0-9 haul, and Beausang were instrumental for the Magpies.


In Group A of the Derry SFC Lavey, Glen, and Eoghan Rua all registered wins on Sunday.

The previous day Ballinderry and The Loup earned victories, while Seán O’Leary GAC Newbridge drew with O’Donovan Rossa, 0-15 to 2-9.

Two Quarter-Finals are on the agenda next Saturday.

Lavey collide with Seán O’Leary GAC Newbrdige at 4pm, with Glen versus Kilrea at 5.45pm.

At the same venue, the following day, Sunday, Slaughtneil face Bellaghy at 3pm in Owenbeg with O’Donovan Rossa meeting Ballinascreen at 5.45pm.


The pairings for the Donegal SFC Semi-Finals have been confirmed.

Seán MacCumhaills will face Gaoth Dobhair, while Naomh Conaill and St Eunan’s clash in the last four also.

Gaoth Dobhair enjoyed a fine 5-14 to 3-11 success over Ardara, with MacCumhaills overcoming Glenswilly 1-17 to 1-14.

Naomh Conaill registered a 4-7 to 0-9 triumph against Kilcar, while on Saturday’s Eunan’s knocked out Aodh Ruadh, 1-13 to 2-5.


Kilcoo and Burren will meet in the 2023 Down SFC Final.

Four players were sent off in the closing stages as Kilcoo defeated Clonduff 2-15 to 1-7.

Jerome Johnston and Seán Óg McCusker were Kilcoo’s goalscorers.

Burren beat Glenn 2-12 to 0-8 with Odhran Murdock effective.

Liam Kerr scored 1-3, while substitute Paudie Poland also grabbed a goal in the second period.


It was an exciting weekend of Quarter-Final hurling in the capital with an AJ Murphy inspired Na Fianna defeating Kilmacud Crokes 4-15 to 1-22.

At the interval Na Fianna led 2-8 to 0-7, but Crokes, with Oisín O’Rorke sharp, narrowed the deficit.

A goal in the closing stages from Murphy sealed the issue.

Ballyboden St Enda’s also advanced to the last four following a 2-25 to 1-21 win over Cuala.

First half goals from Paul Ryan and Pearce Christie ensured ‘Boden were 2-13 to 0-10 ahead at the break.

Lucan Sarsfields face Na Fianna, while St Vincent’s meet Ballyboden St Enda’s at the Semi-Final stage.


Belnaleck Art McMurroughs defeated Roslea Shamrocks 1-9 to 1-8 in the Fermanagh SFC.

Eamon Greene struck for a Belnaleck goal after Niall Cosgrove had earlier edged Roslea ahead with a major.


St Thomas’, eager to secure a sixth Galway SHC title in a row, will face Sarsfields in the Semi-Finals.

Loughrea, beaten finalists after a replay in 2022, are set to meet Turloughmore.

In the Quarter-Finals Thomas’ finished strongly as Oisín Flannery and Darren Farrell scored goals in a 2-19 to 0-12 win over Cappataggle.

Kevin Cooney, who finished with 2-11, was Sarsfields’ star in a 3-24 to 0-12 victory over Oranmore-Maree.

Turloughmore, prompted by Sean O’Hanlon’s five points from play, were comfortable 2-20 to 1-14 victors over Castlegar.

Daithí Burke and Jamie Holland netted Turlough’s goals, with Ger Farragher clipping three points from sideline cuts for Castlegar.

Loughrea overcame an Evan Niland inspired Clarinbridge to earn a 1-21 to 2-16 victory.


The draw for the Quarter-Finals of the Kerry SFC will take place on Monday evening.

East Kerry, Rathmore, Mid Kerry, and Dingle advance as group winners.

Templenoe, St Kieran’s, Spa, and Na Gaeil enter the last eight after finishing runners-up in their respective groups.

Paudie and David Clifford made late substitute appearances as East Kerry defeated Templenoe 1-13 to 0-12.

Cian Murphy scored 3-5 in Spa’s 4-17 to 1-11 success over Shannon Rangers.

Daire Cleary’s first half goal was the vital moment as Mid Kerry beat Kerins O’Rahilly’s 1-9 to 0-11.

Paul Walsh contributed 2-5 in St Kieran’s 4-14 to 0-13 triumph over Feale Rangers.

Paul Geaney’s six point haul helped Dingle to a 0-13 to 0-8 victory over Na Gaeil.

Dr Crokes defeated St Brendan’s 1-19 to 0-11, while Shane Ryan was to the fore again for Rathmore, who overcame Kenmare Shamrocks 1-12 to 0-12.

Seán O’Shea supplied 0-10 for Kenmare, but it wasn’t sufficient to deny Rathmore.


Naas and Coill Dubh will meet in the Kildare SHC Final.

A strong finish from Naas was rewarded with a 0-21 to 0-15 victory.

Only a point, 0-16 to 0-15 divided the teams with seven minutes remaining, but Naas remained composed late on.

On Saturday, Coill Dubh proved too strong for Celbridge claiming a 0-15 to 0-10 win.


Adrian Mullen and TJ Reid landed the scores that mattered as Ballyhale Shamrocks defeated Dicskboro 1-20 to 0-21 in an interesting Kilkenny SHC Quarter-Final at UPMC Nowlan Park.

Colin Fennelly crafted an opportunity for Mullen, who finished with 1-4, to score a crucial goal on the stroke of half-time.

Reid notched 0-10 for Shamrocks, who will meet the Brian Cody managed James Stephens next.

James Stephens were 1-18 to 0-15 winners over Graigue Ballycallan.

Bennettsbrige will meet O’Loughlin Gaels in the other Semi-Final.

The Bridge registered a 3-14 to 0-17 win over Glenmore, while O’Loughlin Gaels defeated Mullinavat 0-18 to 2-10.


St Joseph’s and Portlaoise will contest with Laois SFC Final.

Joseph’s, managed by Mick Dempsey, defeated Portarlington 1-12 to 0-10.

Dylan Doyle’s first half goal ensured Joseph’s led by 1-5 to 0-3 at the break.

After the restart the underdogs remained defiant to secure a first final appearance since 2002.

Portlaoise’s blistering start put them on the road to a 1-15 to 3-6 success over Graiguecullen.

Kevin Fitzpatrick’s charges settled impressively with Benny Carroll blasting an early goal.


Patrickswell were forced to finish with a flourish to eventually defeated Ballybrown 4-17 to 1-17 in a Limerick SHC Quarter-Final at TUS Gaelic Grounds.

Ballybrown had fought back from 1-14 to 0-9 down to level, but Cian Lynch, John Kirby, and Aaron Gillane struck late goals for the ‘Well, who now face Kilmallock.

The other Semi-Final will feature Doon and Na Piarsaigh.

Adam English rifled 1-8 as Doon defeated Mungret St Paul’s 1-25 to 0-21.


Robert Emmetts and Brothers Pearse will contest the London SHC Final.

Emmetts defeated St Gabriel’s 2-1 on penalties following a 3-23 to 2-26 epic draw after extra-time.

Brothers Pearse proved too strong for Thomas McCurtains on Saturday, winning 3-23 to 3-14.


Killoe and Clonguish reached the Longford SFC Final.

Clonguish will contest a decider for the first time since 2011 following a 1-12 to 1-11 victory after extra-time over Dromard.

Matthew Carey’s late point for Clonguish forced extra-time as the teams finished level, 1-8 each.

Carey was a key figure scoring 1-7, while Michael Flynn also impressed for Clonguish.

Killoe, managed by Luke Dempsey, were convincing 1-13 to 1-7 winners against Colmcille.

Substitute Ronan McGoldrick netted a vital goal in the second half for Killoe.


With the O’Shea brothers, Aidan and Conor, in splendid form, Breaffy caused a surprise beating Westport 1-8 to 0-9.

Breaffy will now face neighbours Castlebar Mitchels in the Semi-Finals.

Mitchels defeated Ballintubber 2-10 to 0-13 with Bob Tuohy and Gavin Durcan netting goals.

Another derby fixture is imminent at the penultimate stage with Knockmore facing Ballina Stephenites.

Knockmore overcame Charlestown 0-13 to 0-9, while Frank Irwin’s goal helped Ballina to a 1-11 to 0-4 success over Belmullet.


Clontibret O’Neill’s defeated Latton O’Rahilly’s 1-9 to 0-9 in Saturday’s Monaghan SFC Quarter-Final.

Ryan McGuigan netted a vital second half goal for Clontribret with Conor McManus effective too.

Scotstown enjoyed a commanding 2-15 to 1-8 win over Aughnamullen.

Jack McCarron and Killian McKenna scored Scotstown’s goals.


A repeat of the 2022 Offaly SHC Final beckons with Kilcormac-Killoughey and Shinrone set to do battle again.

Kilcormac-Killoughey, with several promising young players, defeated St Rynagh’s 0-22 to 2-14.

The Kielys and Charlie Mitchell were influential performers for Kilcormac-Killoughey.

Holders Shinrone beat Ballinamere 1-19 to 0-16.

Killian Sampson’s 53rd minute goal was an important moment as Shinrone prevailed.


Four Roads defeated Athleague in the Roscommon SHC Final. Click here for a match report.


Easkey defeated Naomh Eoin in the Sligo SHC Final. Click here for a match report.


Thurles Sarsfields and Kiladangan will contest the Tipperary SHC Final.

Managed by Pádraic Maher, Sarsfields overcame Loughmore-Castleiney 1-22 to 2-12.

Aidan McCormack scored 1-6, while Darragh Stakelum clipped six points from play.

Billy Seymour and Paul Flynn were in brilliant form as Kiladangan defeated Toomevara 2-30 to 2-21.

Seymour ended the contest with 0-14, while Flynn contributed 1-3.


Dungannon Clarkes earned a narrow 2-12 to 3-8 Tyrone SFC Quarter-Final win over Dromore.

Paul Donaghy was excellent for Dungannon with Matthew Quinn also grabbing a goal.

Holders Errigal Ciaran advanced to the last four following a 2-8 to 0-6 victory against Moortown.

Bryan Horisk and Ruairí Canavan scored goals with Darragh Canavan impressing.

Ardboe beat Coalisland 1-14 to 0-11 after extra-time.

Mattie Bell and Kyle Coney landed critical points late on before Oran Mulgrew’s insurance goal.

Trillick edged out Edendork, 0-14 to 1-10.

Niall Morgan scored 1-3 for Edendork, but it wasn’t enough to deny Trillick.

Lee Brennan, who supplied the winning score in the closing stages, thumped over six points for Trillick.


Dylan Guiry and Jamie Barron were the goalscorers as The Nire defeated Stradbally 2-12 to 0-5.

Clashmore Kinsalebeg overcame Kilrossanty 1-9 to 0-10, while Rathgormack were 1-18 to 1-11 victors against An Rinn.


St Loman’s edged out Coralstown/Kinnegad in the Westmeath SFC Final. Click here for a match report.


The Wexford SFC Semi-Final pairings are confirmed.

Castletown will meet Gusserane O’Rahilly’s, while Kilanerin clash with Shelmaliers.

In the Quarter-Finals Gusserane O’Rahilly’s defeated Glynn-Barntown 2-9 to 1-6.

Kilanerin were 2-16 to 1-9 winners over HWH Bunclody.

Castletown enjoyed a 2-14 to 0-11 success over Starlights, while Shelmaliers were too strong for St Anne’s, 4-15 to 0-8.


Blesstington versus Arklow Geraldines Ballymoney is one of the Wicklow SFC Semi-Finals.

Tinahely meet Rathnew in the other game at the penultimate stage.

A hard working Tinahely outfit defeated Bray 0-9 to 0-6 with Alan Dillon and Matthew Ging effective.

Paidí Kavanagh scored 1-2 as AGB were 1-18 to 1-10 winners over Éire Óg.

St Patrick’s were defeated 2-11 to 1-12 by Blessington with Anthony McLoughlin (0-5) and Kevin Quinn (1-1) prominent for the victors.

Rathnew, who trailed by nine points with 15 minutes remaining, recovered to win a 2-11 to 3-7 thriller against Kiltegan.

Eddie Doyle scored 1-7 for a typically determined Rathnew.