The county championships in the top counties are getting down to quarter and semi final stages and there’s been some finals completed in a few counties.
In Galway champions Loughrea were beaten in the quarter finals by Athenry. Favourites Portumna, now managed by Dinny Cahill, advanced to the semis, along with former greats Castlegar and surpise team Kinvara.
The semi-finalists have also been decided in Tipperary. Favourites Thurles Sarsfields are gone having been beaten by Eire Og Nenagh in a high scoring thriller. Drom Inch beat Clonoulty Rossmore, Loughmore-Castleiney beat Borrisoleigh and Killenaule reached their first semi in 19 years by beating Roscrea.
In Clare Clarecastle, Sixmilebridge, Crusheen and Tulla will be the semi finalists. Clarecastle beat the defending champions Wolfe Tones in their quarter final.
Up North, in Down Ballycran beat Ballygalget to claim the Down title, Mullahoran retained their Cavan title and in Donegal Setanta caused an upset beating Burt to take their first county win in 19 years.
Club action - November 4th
Choosing a County Captain
Inter County Season Finished