It's all systems go on the GAA front as inter-county players return to training to begin preparation for upcoming Allianz Football Leagues and the Leinster Football Championship.
The Big Interview: Raheens man, Mick Monahan, top referee who took charge of all the top games in an eight year period, including the 2005 All-Ireland final, in conversation with Tommy Callaghan.
Ladies GAA: Mary Hulgraine, anxiously awaiting positive news as the season steps up a gear.
Racing: weekly focus on Kildare Racing as Jimmy Coogan keep the local flag flying at the Curragh.
Greyhounds: Lilys Honey strikes for Tony Martin of Rathangan; extensive report from the Newbridge Dog Trace.
All in this week's Leinster Leader, in the shops now.