The Celtic Challenge gets underway in Ulster this weekend when six counties from across the Province meet in Group H of the competition.
Launched last year, the competition aims to play a pivotal role in nurturing and developing the game of Hurling.
In 2016, a total of 38 teams with over 1,000 players played in the competition. During a 7 week period an incredible 118 games were played including 5 Divisional Finals.
Ulster Celtic Challenge fixtures for Sunday 19th March 2017 are –
|Celtic Challenge Group H1|
|Referee: Michael Quigg (Derry)
|Referee: Barry Winters (Tyrone)|
|Celtic Challenge Group H2|
|Referee: Alan Nash (Derry)
|Referee: Tarlach Conway (Derry)|
Photo caption – Celtic Challenge county representatives with Antrim captain Simon McCrory and All Ireland winner Cathal Barrett from Tipperary.