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Several sporting fixtures postponed today due to snowfall

Several sporting fixtures across the country have been postponed today as a result of the recent snowfall. 


The GAA has confirmed that a number of National League games have been postponed:

Allianz Hurling League Quarter-Finals

Wexford v Galway - rescheduled for Monday, March 19, 2pm throw-in

Dublin v Tipperary - rescheduled for Monday March 19, 3pm throw-in

Offaly v Kilkenny - rescheduled for Monday March 19, 1pm throw-in

Limerick v Clare - rescheduled for Monday March 19, 4pm throw-in

Allianz Hurling League Division 2A Final

Westmeath v Carlow - rescheduled for Monday, March 19, 2.30pm throw-in

Allianz Football League Division Two

Louth v Meath - rescheduled for Monday, March 19, 2pm throw-in

Down v Tipperary - CCCC will confirm re-fixture details on Tuesday

Allianz Football League Division Three

Offaly v Sligo - rescheduled for Monday March 19, 3pm throw-in

Allianz Football League Division Four

Waterford v Leitrim - rescheduled for Monday, March 19, 2pm throw-in

Wicklow v Limerick - rescheduled for Monday, March 19, 2pm throw-in


The AIB All-Ireland Club Camogie Finals at Croke Park have also been postponed.

Johnstownbridge of Kildare against Athenry of Galway were due to meet in the intermediate decider.

Derry's Slaughtneil were due to face Sarsfields of Galway in the senior.

In Ladies Football, the following games have been postponed, with details of re-fixtures will be announced in due course:

Lidl Ladies NFL Division 3 – Round 5

Offaly (H) v Wexford, Cloghan, 2.00pm, (J Mullins, Limerick)

Lidl Ladies NFL Division 4 – Round 5

Carlow (H) v Wicklow, 2.00pm, Fenagh Training Centre, Carlow, (K Phelan, Laois)

Lidl Post Primary Schools Junior B Semi-Final

Eureka SS, Kells, Meath v St. Brigids S.S., Killarney, Kerry, 2 p.m., Heywood Community College, Laois


This afternoon's feature meeting at Navan has been cancelled due to snow.

However, the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board announced this morning that: "Following a course inspection at Navan, the course was found to be unfit for racing due to a covering of snow. As a consequence the fixture scheduled for today, Sunday, 18th March, has been cancelled."


Basketball Ireland Men’s Champions Trophy Round 1

Black Amber Templeogue v UCC Demons, National Basketball Arena POSTPONED

Garvey’s Tralee Warriors v Griffith College Swords Thunder, National Basketball Arena POSTPONED

Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League Top 4 Play-Off semi-finals

DCU Mercy v Ambassador UCC Glanmire, Oblate Hall, Inchicore, POSTPONED

Courtyard Liffey Celtics v Pyrobel Killester, Oblate Hall, Inchicore POSTPONED

Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One League Cup quarter-final

Scotts Lakers St Paul’s Killarney v IT Carlow Basketball, Killarney Sports Centre POSTPONED

Basketball Ireland Women’s Division One League Top 4 Play-Off semi-finals

UL Huskies v Fr Mathews, Oblate Hall, Inchicore, 13:00 POSTPONED