There are some great routes around Kilkenny and riders from 18 nations will compete in the prestigious event
It's another huge game for Anne Downey's side and they will need to be at their best to see off a high...
Eddie says he is delighted with the level of conditioning as they prepare for the All-Ireland Semi-Final clash against Derry.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's All-Ireland Semi-Final clash, Conor says they are well prepared and well focused for the game.
DUBLIN manager David Herity has fostered a desire to embrace any challenge facing his squad.
The International Irish Open took place over last weekend at Joey's in Dublin.
Kilkenny and Dublin clash in the All Ireland Semi final on Saturday.
The First Round heats will be held this Thursday 17 August and Saturday 19 August at Shelbourne Park.
The Kilkenny side were in action in Mullingar.
There was a race meeting in Sligo on Thursday evening.