Bernard Horohan says he was pleased with the performance they gave in their opening game against Rathvilly.
Hamish Beaton says the two upcoming games are important if they are to consolidate their Senior status.
Palatine played Tinryland in the first round of the Championship at Netwatch Cullen Park which resulted in a win for the side.
The sides were evenly matched in the opening half and went in at half time Palatine 1-6, Tinryland 0-6.
The it comes to championship ambitions this year, Naomh Eoin Myshall are doing as much in football as they are in hurling...
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Martin Dermody from Ballinabranna holds the record as a player playing his last game when he was 69.
Turlough says the support they have got has added to the occasion.
There are nine championships in football and six in hurling in Carlow.
Carlow host Monaghan in Netwatch Cullen Park on Saturday evening.