Champions through in all three local counties
It was semi-final time in the local championships over the weekend and we start in Laois where the champions Portlaoise are back in another final.
They overcame the stern challenge of Portarlington to emerge the two point winners 1-13 to 1-11 after a thrilling match.
However there was no dividing the two other semi-finalists as it finished Ballyfin 1-11 Killeshin 2-8 and that replay is this Wednesday night at O'Moore Park at 7.45pm
Laois IFC final- Rosenallis 0-14 Clonaslee 1-9 - Laois JFC final O'Dempsey's 3-8 Castletown 2-9.
In Offaly Rhode are back in another final. They had six points to spare against Clara in the second semi-final at O'Connor Park yesterday 2-9 to 0-9.
It was a very physical game and two early goals for the champions were key.
Ferbane had a very impressive win against Edenderry on Saturday in the first semi-final
They had 6 points to spare 1-15 to 1-9.
In Westmeath it will be a Clonkill v Castletown Geoghegan SHC final after yesterday's semi-finals.
Clonkill beat Raharney by 1-15 to 0-15 while Castletown were impressive against Loughe Lene Gaels winning by 2-22 to 1-10.
Westmeath IHC final: Castlepollard 1-20 Crookedwood 1-10.