County champions Stradbally will take part in the Comórtas Peile Páidi Ó Sé this weekend in West Kerry.
This is the 28th staging of this prestigious event and the Little Town will get the action underway this morning when they take on An Ghaeltacht at 11am.
Martin Murphy and co will have to pit their wits against manager Marc Ó Sé who also togs out for the Kerry outfit.
Should they get over the team from the Kingdom, they will face the winners of Brendan Quigley’s former team, Fingallians of Dublin, and Milltown Castlemaine of Kerry this afternoon with the final taking place on Sunday.
Other teams taking part in the Dermot Earley senior men’s cup include Kildare’s Sarsfields, the Kerry pair of An Daingean and Waterville along with 2016 Wexford senior county finalists Glynn-Barntown.
The football festival has attracted over 13,000 club players since it began in 1989.
This year, as well as nightly music and entertainment in Comórtas HQ at Páidí Ó Sé’s pub there will also be a special excerpt from a John B. Keane play hosted by the late playwright and author’s son Billy Keane on Sunday evening in the pub.