SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY
All-Ireland club SFC semi-final
1400 Moorefield (Kildare) v Corofin (Galway), O'Connor Park
In the week before Christmas, Moorefield snatched victory from the jaws of defeat when coming back from six points down with a minute to go against St Loman's of Westmeath to claim only their second Leinster cown. Houdini would have been proud.
Corofin, All-Ireland winners in 2015, were put to the pin of their collar by both St Brigid's and Castlebar Mitchels before landing a consecutive Connacht crown.
Both camps were bullish when speaking to RTÉ Sport ahead of their meeting in Tullamore.
Moorefield's James Murray: "It comes down to the management, who instil great belief in us. The belief is there that we’re going to do it on Saturday."
Corofin's Michael Lundy: "It’ll be a gruelling affair and the pitches aren’t in great nick because it’s February, but we’d take a one-point win after extra-time rather than fancy football - we’ll take any win at this stage."
Sigerson Cup final
1530 UCD v NUIG, Santry
Sigerson launch in Trinity College Dublin today. Two incredibly talented teams. Only one winner. #sigerson18 #highereducationgaa @officialgaa @HigherEdGAA @tcdsports @TCDGAA pic.twitter.com/znQ7U9fCOn— Muireann NicCorcráin (@ismisemuireann1) February 15, 2018
McKenna Cup final
1800 Donegal v Tyrone, Athletic Grounds
There's a bit of silverware up for grabs here but both counties will no doubt be placing a greater priority on their league meeting in a fortnight's time. Vital points will be up for grabs at Healy Park.
Allianz HL Division 1A
1900 Tipperary v Wexford, Semple Stadium
A win for Wexford guarantees them a place in the quarter-finals, while Tipp will be looking to push on after their facile win over Waterford the last day. The counties met in last year's top flight semi-final on a day when Davy Fitzgerald tangled with Jason Forde on the field of play.
It was the Premier who had the final say, winning by 5-18 to 1-19 on a day when the McGrath brothers, John and Noel scored 2-02 each.
Allianz HL Division 1B
1900 Laois v Antrim, O'Moore Park
1900 Limerick v Dublin, Gaelic Grounds
With full points from their first two games, Galway and Limerick lead the way.
The Shannonsiders will be at home to Dublin (one win, one defeat) on Saturday night in what will be the first league clash between the counties since 2016 when the Munstermen won a quarter-final by two points.
Laois and Antrim, both of whom have lost their first two games, are in relegation trouble as they prepare for their clash in Portlaoise. They meet in the league for the first time since 2015 when Laois won a group game in 1B before repeating the success in a relegation play-off.
Allianz HL Division 2A
1400 Meath v Westmeath, Trim
SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY
Allianz FL Division 1
1430 Monaghan v Kerry, Inniskeen
It takes two in the land of Paddy Kavanagh with Kerry heading north seeking a third win on the trot and so join Dublin and Galway at the top of the table. The Kingdom, however, will need to win by a tally of seven points or more to overtake the Tribes in second place while they need to win by 14 points to knock Dublin off top spot.
Monaghan, after losing by the bare minimum to Mayo in the opening round, were on the right side of that outcome when accounting for Kildare two weeks ago.
Kerry and Monaghan have met five teams in the top flight in the last eight years, with the Kingdom winning three to Monaghan’s two. The Farney's two wins came last year (2-08 to 1-10) and 2015 (1-11 to 0-10)
Allianz FL Division 2
1400 Cavan v Meath, Kingspan Breffni
The prize for the winners in a clash that fell victim to last weekend's icy blast will be top spot in the second tier. The last league meeting between the counties was in 2016 when Cavan came from behind to win by seven points in what was a major success in their successful drive back to Division 1.
Allianz FL Division 3
1400 Sligo v Fermanagh, Markievicz Park
1430 Derry v Offaly, Celtic Park
Connacht FBD FL final
1400 Roscommon v Galway, Dr Hyde Park
Could this be a dress rehearsal for a consecutive Connacht final between this pair on 17 June next?
Allianz HL Division 1A
1400 Clare v Cork, Cusack Park
1400 Waterford v Kilkenny, Walsh Park
With wins over Tipperary and Kilkenny behind them, Clare will be in a confident mood when they host Cork (one win, one defeat) in Ennis. Two points for the home side will see them in the last eight.
The Rebels lowered the Banner colours twice last year, winning their Division 1A tie by 0-21 to 1-11 before repeating the success (1-25 to 1-20) in the Munster final.
Neither Waterford nor Kilkenny have taken a point so far in this campaign, which makes their clash in Walsh Park. Derek McGrath's side are seeking their third successive spring win over the Cats, having won by four points in 2016 and by a point last year. They also prevailed after extra-time (4-23 to 2-22) in last year’s All-Ireland qualifiers - a first championship success over their neighbours since 1959.
Allianz HL Division 1B
1400 Galway v Offaly, Pearse Stadium
In the last two meeting between these sides (league and championship), Galway have hit the Faithful for 6-56, with the six goals coming in last season's 1B encounter.
Allianz HL Division 2A
1300 London v Carlow, Ruislip
1400 Kildare v Kerry, Newbridge
Allianz HL Division 2B
1230 Derry v Mayo, Celtic Park
1300 Wicklow v Donegal, Aughrim
1400 Down v Armagh, Ballycran
Allianz HL Division 3A
1230 Monaghan v Tyrone, Inniskeen,
1230 Roscommon v Longford, Dr Hyde Park
1330 Louth v Warwickshire, Darver
Allianz HL Division 3B
1300 Lancashire v Cavan, Jordanstown, Belfast
1400 Fermanagh v Leitrim, Irvinestown
Ronan Crowley (Lancashire) 2-27 (1-17 frees, 0-2 ‘65s’) is the highest scorer across all four divisions in the hurling league so far.
Saturday: Live blog on RTÉ.ie & the News Now App on Moorefield v Corofin from 1330 and on the evening's league action from 1830.
Sunday: Live blog on RTÉ.ie & the News Now App on all the day's games from 1230.
Saturday: Live commentary on Moorefield v Corofin on Saturday Sport, RTÉ Radio 1 from 1400. Saturday Sport Extra from 1900 will have live commentary on Tipperary v Wexford, plus updates of Limerick v Dublin and Laois v Antrim in the hurling league.
Sunday: Live commentary on Waterford v Kilkenny and Clare v Cork in Division 1 of the hurling league along with updates on the day's main games on Sunday Sport, RTÉ Radio 1 from 1400.
Saturday: Moorefield v Corofin live on TG4 from 1330, UCD v NUIG live on TG4.ie from 1530. Limerick v Dublin, eir sport 1, Tipperary v Wexford, eir sport 2, both live from 1830.
Sunday: Clare v Cork live on TG4 from 1330. Deferred showing on TG4 of Waterford v Kilkenny from 1545 and Monaghan v Kerry from 1730. Highlights of the weekend's action on Allianz League Sunday on RTÉ2 at 2130.
All live and deferred games on GAAGO.
Saturday: Cloud will gradually increase from the southwest with patchy rain and drizzle developing over Munster by evening. Afternoon temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in just light to moderate southwesterly breezes.
Sunday: It looks set to be a mostly cloudy and damp day with patchy rain and drizzle. It will be misty also with fog on hills. However, it is expected to become drier across the western half of the country towards evening. Mild with maximum temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees in moderate southwest breezes. for more go to met.ie