Matthew O'Hanlon has hit out at the controversial ruling that a team will be relegated from the Leinster SHC.
John Heslin accepts that it will be difficult for teams from the lower leagues to reach the Super 8s.
The first round SF championship draw will take place on Monday morning.
There were big wins for Monaghan and Fermanagh in the Ulster SFC over the while both Tipperary and Clare cleared quarter-final hurdles in Munster…
Limerick and Cork enjoyed winning starts to the Munster SHC while Kilkenny and Wexford edged out Offaly and Dublin respectively…
On Wednesday evening last we played our last game in Division 3 of the league away to Milltownpass.
Twitter saluted Conor McManus' wonder point against Tyrone...
The Downs, who surprisingly featured their county players, were the stronger team in the first half and lead by 2-6 to 0-5 at half-time
We continued our league campaign this past Sunday morning with a visit from neighbours Caulry.
"We'll enjoy today but all it does is get us into the next round. We'll keep the head down and wait for two weeks' time."
"It's early doors. This is only round one. We'll have to go back to the drawing board again and look at that game."
U14: Training Weds @ 7pm in Castlepollard.<br />U16/U18: Training Tues @ 7pm in Castlepollard.
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The u14 girl's were defeated by Shannon Gael's in the division two league last Monday in O'Rourke Park
ACFL Div 1: We welcomed Mullingar Shamrocks to the park last Saturday evening for our latest league outing.
Well done to the seniors who drew with St Lomans on Sunday morning in the Division 1 League. Final score Coralstown/Kinnegad 1-11 St Lomans 14 points.
Crookewood 0-11 Lough Lene Gaels 3-18. A disappointing and below par performance saw us comprehensively beaten by a sharper Gaels team on Saturday evening
What a magnificent performance by our u14's to take home the Division 2 Feile title in Cusack Park on Sunday evening against a strong Southern Gaels side.
On Friday night our seniors were beaten by St.Loman's 4-10 to 1-09 in Division 3
Winning numbers this week were 11, 13, 15, and 28.
Clonkill Hurling Club extends its deepest sympathy to the following families on their recent bereavements:
It was a busy weekend for our senior teams with all three in action!
We played our neighbours on Sunday morning in Ballinagore in front of a good attendance for this local derby.
The Garrycastle under-12 team played Shandonagh in the fourth round of the Under-12 league league in Garrycastle on Friday evening
Hard luck to Na Piarsaigh U14 hurlers who came up short in the Feile final played in Cusack Park last Sunday evening.
We made the short journey to neighbours Ballymore on Sunday 20 May 2018 seeking to maintain our unbeaten start to the league but unfortunately came a cropper on the day going under by a margin of five points after a topsy turvey sort of game.
Our Junior Footballers welcome the visit of Moate All Whites to Clonmellon in round 4 of the League this coming Wednesday evening at 7:30pm
Mullingar Shamrocks had a deserved victory over St Mary's in this minor league match played in Springfield on Tuesday evening
A dominant second half performance gave us our first win in Division 3 of the All-County League at Tyrrellspass' expense in Tyrrellspass last Friday evening.
Two late points from Allan Devine and one from Cormac Boyle secured a third straight victory for Westmeath in the Joe McDonagh Cup at Kerry's expense in Austin Stack Park, Tralee.
Seeking their third successive win in the Joe McDonagh Cup, Westmeath have kept faith with the team that overwhelmed Meath last weekend for today's clash with Kerry in Tralee.
There was action in three of the provinces this afternoon.
Kilkenny issued a statement of intent when inflicting a 3-21 to 1-12 defeat on Wexford at Nowlan Park today.
Kerry boss Fintan O'Connor has been forced to make one change to his team for the visit of Westmeath to Austin Stack Park.
This weekend sees Ulster Gaels living in the six counties get one over their counterparts in the Republic.
Westmeath have been dealt a massive blow ahead of tomorrow week's Leinster SFC quarter-final against Laois with the withdrawal of vice-captain James Dolan from the squad.
Kerry manager Fintan O'Connor is certainly not getting carried away by their win over Laois as the Kingdom turn their attention to Westmeath in this weekend's Joe McDonagh Cup third round clash.
Pete McGrath's eyebrow-raising outburst after Louth's meek surrender to Carlow on Sunday was certainly not unique in the history of the GAA.