Pat Gilroy’s first taste of senior inter-county management will likely see him take his Dublin hurling team to Croke Park to play Offaly on January 27th.
The game will form part of a double header with his old team, the Dublin footballers. Jim Gavin’s charges begin their quest to reclaim their crown from Kerry with a matchup against Kildare.
The proposed fixtures for the 2018 Allianz League will see Dublin’s footballers playing Kildare, Tyrone, Donegal, Mayo, Kerry, Galway and Monaghan.
All-Ireland hurling champions Galway will open their Allianz League defence in Division 1B at home to Antrim on Sunday on January 28th.
The Division 1 football final is set to be played on April, 1, with the hurling decider due to take place a week earlier.
Dublin’s Allianz Football League Division 1 fixtures
Round 1: Saturday, Jan 27th: Dublin v Kildare
Round 2: Saturday February 3rd: Tyrone v Dublin
Round 3: Saturday February 10th: Dublin v Donegal
Round 4: Saturday February 24th: Mayo v Dublin
Round 5: Saturday March 3rd: Dublin v Kerry
Round 6: Saturday March 17th: Sun, March 18th: Galway v Dublin
Round 7: Sunday Mar 25th: Dublin v Monaghan
Dublin’s Allianz Hurling League Division 1B fixtures
Round 1: Saturday, January 27th: Dublin v Offaly
Round 2: Sunday February 4th: Antrim v Dublin
Round 3: Saturday, February 17th: Limerick v Dublin
Round 4: Sunday, February 25th: Dublin v Galway
Round 5: Sunday, March 4th: Laois v Dublin