Defending champions Stradbally begin the defence of their Co. Senior football title this evening when they face Ardmore.
The Reds secured their nineteenth (19th) title last season following a thrilling extra-time victory over The Nire.
Stradbally have introduced plenty of youth into their panel and club Chairman Tom Cunningham says they proved their worth last season.
Tom says they’re looking forward to the start of another campaign.
Tom says the format of the Championship should suit clubs this year.
Throw-in in Leamybrien is at 7pm.
The Championship gets underway this evening with a double header in Kill.
Dungarvan are back in the Senior ranks this season, they take on Portlaw in the opening game at 5:15pm.
Dungarvan boss Derek Lyons says the Eastern side did well last season to retain their top flight status.
Derek says they’ll be looking to perform and get off to a winning start.
The second game is an all-Eastern affair.
Rathgormack take on Gaultier, and that one is underway at 7pm.