Mikey Stafford is joined by Henry Shefflin, Dessie Dolan and Malachy Clerkin of the Irish Times this week.

Shefflin weighs in on the recent criticism of direction hurling is taking - saying the new rules are not an issue, but the lack of regulation of sliotars and hurls certainly is.

The Kilkenny great is looking forward to the weekend's action as teams gets a final chance to tune-up ahead of the Championship's start.

Dolan has been around the grounds with GAAGO for the past five weeks, so no better man to preview a massive weekend in the Allianz Football League, with almost every team fighting for relegation or promotion.

The former Westmeath forward waxes lyrically on the Armagh backroom team but is critical of GPA for not fighting for longer pre-season as the injury count racks up

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