We take a look at this weekend's fixtures in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Championships:
Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Championship
Saturday June 25th
Cork v Clare
Páirc Uí Rinn
Referee: Ray Kelly
Cork started off their Championship campaign with a good victory over Waterford last weekend. They will be hoping their form will continue against Clare to keep them on track to retain their All-Ireland title.
Clare were unlucky in their opening match to Offaly. A tough task will be ahead of them against reigning All-Ireland Champions Cork on Saturday.
Limerick v Waterford
Referee: Cathal Egan
Limerick’s opening match in this year’s Championship ended in a loss to Wexford. They will be hoping they can secure a victory against the newest team in the Championship this year.
Waterford didn’t get the start last weekend they would have been hoping for, losing out to All-Ireland Champions Cork. They will be hoping to get one back with a win over Limerick this weekend.
Offaly v Wexford
St. Brendan’s Park, Birr
Referee: Owen Elliott
Offaly secured a good win against Clare at the weekend. This weekend they face Wexford once again, where they will be hoping to gain revenge after suffering defeat to them in the Leinster Final a number of weeks ago.
Wexford had a good win over Limerick in their opening match of the Championship and will certainly be hoping to continue their winning ways again this weekend. They will know what they’re up against, having played Offaly a number of weeks ago.
Derry v Tipperary
Referee: John McDonagh
Derry suffered defeat to National League Champions Kilkenny in their opening game. This weekend they face a strong Tipperary side where they will be hoping to get their first win of the Championship.
Tipperary started their campaign off well, running Galway close in their opening match before losing out by three points in the end. They will certainly be fired up for this weekend’s clash with Derry.
Kilkenny v Dublin
St. Lachtain’s GAA, Freshford
Referee: Éamon Cassidy
Kilkenny had a convincing win in their opening game of the Championship against Derry and will certainly have a spring in their step going into Round 2 this weekend against Dublin.
Dublin have their first run out of the Championship this weekend and will be hoping to get off to winning ways. A tough task is ahead of them against Kilkenny but they will be hoping to improve on last year where they reached the Quarter-Final stages.
Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Championship
Laois v Antrim
O’Moore Park, Portlaoise
Referee: John Horgan
Laois will be hoping to get off to a good start this weekend against a strong Antrim side. A tough task will be ahead of them but they will be looking forward to the Championship ahead.
After winning the Ulster Championship, Antrim will be looking forward to getting into Championship and will certainly have a spring in their step in their opening game against Laois.
Tipperary v Wexford
Referee: Andrew Larkin
An up-and-coming Tipperary side will be looking forward to the Championship ahead. A tough task will be ahead of them against Wexford this weekend in the opening fixture.
Wexford will be hoping that they can start off as they mean to go on and regain the Intermediate title which they last won back in 2011.
Kildare v Galway
Referee: John Dolan
Kildare will have a tough battle ahead of them against National League finalists Galway in their opening match of this year’s Intermediate Championship.
After a good National League campaign, this Galway side will fancy their chances against Kildare this weekend. The will be hoping to progress and claim the title which they won back in 2013.
Down v Meath
Referee: John Dermody
Down will be looking forward to their opening match in Croke Park against a strong Meath side. Having never won the Jack McGrath Cup they will be hoping that they can make good progress this year.
Meath who are this year’s National League Division 2 champions will have a spring in their step this season and will be fired up for their opening match against Derry this weekend.
Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Premier Junior Championship
Sunday June 26th
Dublin v Kerry
Referee: Julie O’Neill
Dublin suffered defeat to Armagh in their opener last weekend. This week they will be hoping to perform well and secure victory over Kerry.
Kerry too suffered defeat to Roscommon last weekend. This weekend’s clash between the two should be a close encounter.
Westmeath v Roscommon
Referee: Aiden O’Brien
Westmeath were unlucky in their opening match against Carlow losing out by just one point. They will have another tough task ahead of them against Roscommon.
Roscommon started as they mean to go on securing victory over Kerry last weekend. They will be hoping for another victory this weekend against Westmeath.
Carlow v Limerick
Netwatch Cullen Park, Carlow
Referee: Gavin Donegan
Carlow got their campaign off to a winning start, beating Westmeath by a single point. A tough task will be ahead of them on Sunday against Limerick.
Limerick’s opening match this Sunday will be a tough challenge for them against an up-and-coming Carlow side. They will be hoping to secure victory in their first game of this year’s Championship.