SUNDAY 3 FEBRUARY
Mayo v Tipperary, Swinford Amenity Park, 2pm
Westmeath v Monaghan, St Loman's, Mullingar, 2pm
Cavan v Tyrone, Terry Coyle Park, 12:30pm
Clare v Kerry, Doonbeg, 2pm
Laois v Armagh, Emo, 2pm
Offaly v Down, Birr, 2pm
Limerick v Louth, Askeaton, 2pm
Antrim v Leitrim, The Dub, 2pm
Fermanagh v Derry, Derrygonnelly, 2pm
Carlow v Kilkenny, Carlow IT, 2:30pm
Mayo manager Peter Leahy has handed League debuts to Laura Brennan, Roisin Flynn, Ciara McManamon, Noirin Moran, Dayna Finn and Emma Needham for Sunday’s home fixture with visitors Tipperary, who are without the services of Aisling McCarthy, as she prepares for a season with the Western Bulldogs in the Australian Women’s AFL.
Mayo will be captained by Niamh Kelly, while Samantha Lambert will lead the Premier County into an historic season in the top flight.
Also on Sunday, Westmeath host Monaghan.
Fiona Claffey will captain Westmeath, with Cora Courtney confirmed as Monaghan skipper.
Mayo: L Brennan; N O’Malley, R Flynn, D Caldwell; K Sullivan, Ciara McManamon, N Moran; Clodagh McManamon, D Finn; S Cafferky, E Needham, N Kelly (capt.); F Doherty, R Kearns, G Kelly.
Tipperary: L Fitzpatrick, L Spillane, M Curley, E Cronin; A.R. Kennedy, S Lambert (capt.), C Maher; R Daly, E Fitzpatrick; R McGrath, A Moloney, L Dillon; A McGuigan, C Condon, A Fennessy.
Westmeath: K Walsh; R Dillon, J Rogers, L Power; F Coyle, K McDermott, F Claffey (capt.); K Boyce-Jordan, V Carr; L McCartan, L Slevin, J Maher; S Dolan, A Jones, M.A. Foley.
Monaghan: A McCarey; L Flynn, S Coyle, H McSkane; N Kerr, A McAnespie, C Treanor; M Atkinson, R Courtney; A McCarey, C Courtney (capt.), E McAnespie; E Woods, L Maguire, C McAnespie.
Sunday: Frost, fog and ice clearing gradually, with sunny spells through the morning. Cloud increasing from the Atlantic in the afternoon, with some light rain expected in coastal areas later. Staying cold, with highs of just 4 to 7 C, generally, but up to 7 or 8 C along Atlantic fringes. For more go to met.ie.