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It’s Leinster Schools Senior Football “A” quarter final weekend.

St. Peter’s College and Good Counsel are both in action tomorrow.

Following from the disappointment of losing the hurling quarter final to Good Counsel last weekend, St. Peter’s take on Dublin powerhouse Colaiste Eoin (Stillorgan) in Coolcotts at 2pm.

Meanwhile Good Counsel travel to Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow to play local school Knockbeg College with throw in at 2pm.

Nationally Dublin has selected 11 of the team which faced Cork in last years All Ireland semi final fro Sunday Allianz league opener against Galway.

Cian O’Callaghan and Simon Timlin come into the full back line while Shane Durkin will partner team captain Johnny McCaffrey in midfield. Mark Schutte starts at corner forward

Cork Manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has named an experienced side for their game against Limerick in Páirc uí Rinn, which features 10 of the side that started last year’s All Ireland final replay.

Dual star Aidan Walsh will make his senior debut for the Cork hurlers after being named at full-forward, while Eoin Cadogan is named on the bench alongside his brother Alan.

Conor O’Sullivan, Seamus Harnedy and team captain Patrick Cronin are all missing through injury.

Limerick name their side tonight.

The Tipperary team to play Waterford on Saturday in Semple Stadium has also been named.

Right corner-back Cathal Barrett will be the only league debutant in Eamon O’Shea’s team, which will be captained by midfielder Brendan Maher.

There’s a total of 7 changes to the Tipperary team which captured the Waterford Crystal Cup last weekend, with recalls for the likes of Noel McGrath, Padraic Maher and Jason Forde.

Shane Mc Grath features at wing back.

And in Gaelic football – Dublin maybe hit with a huge injury blow.

Kevin O’Brien picked up a suspected knee ligament injury playing for DIT in yesterdays Sigerson cup defeat to UUJ.

The All Irelands winning under 21 Captain is awaiting the results of a scan.

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